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Best Neighborhoods In Raleigh, NC For Families

Moving to a large city like Raleigh is hard enough, but the stress is multiplied when you are moving with your entire family. We’re here to help you narrow down your search by showing you the best neighborhoods in Raleigh for families for 2023. The algorithm we used to formulate the rankings includes: median age, families with kids under 18, local amenities (grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, etc.), school test scores/graduation rates, housing affordability and crime rates.

Population 8,992
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: A
  • Housing: D+
  • Crime: B
Median age: 32 Families w/ kids: 46%
Population 81,974
  • Amenities: B+
  • Education: B+
  • Housing: F
  • Crime: A-
Median age: 37 Families w/ kids: 51%
Population 8,393
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: B-
  • Housing: D+
  • Crime: C+
Median age: 41 Families w/ kids: 49%
Population 37,998
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: D-
  • Housing: C+
  • Crime: C-
Median age: 29 Families w/ kids: 50%
Population 22,629
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: B+
  • Housing: C+
  • Crime: F
Median age: 30 Families w/ kids: 50%
Population 2,801
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: B+
  • Housing: C
  • Crime: F
Median age: 35 Families w/ kids: 44%
Population 8,076
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: C+
  • Housing: B+
  • Crime: F
Median age: 33 Families w/ kids: 56%
Population 76,649
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: C+
  • Housing: F
  • Crime: A-
Median age: 43 Families w/ kids: 47%
Population 87,424
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: F
  • Housing: C
  • Crime: D-
Median age: 35 Families w/ kids: 56%
Population 7,562
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: A
  • Housing: D-
  • Crime: A
Median age: 45 Families w/ kids: 43%