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B+ Northwest Amenities Some amenities close to this location
F Northwest Cost of Living Cost of living is 18% higher than North Carolina
11212% more expensive than the US average
1055% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Northwest cost of living
A+ Northwest Crime Total crime is 58% lower than North Carolina
Total crime
1,23355% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 8255% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-12%Year over year crime is down
Northwest crime
B Northwest Employment Household income is 63% higher than North Carolina
Median household income
$78,71942% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$43,56746% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%34% lower than the US average
Northwest employment
F Northwest Housing Home value is 78% higher than North Carolina
Median home value
$279,42851% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$9733% higher than the US average
Home ownership
52%18% lower than the US average
Northwest real estate or Northwest rentals
A- Northwest Schools HS graduation rate is 16% higher than North Carolina
High school grad. rates
95%14% higher than the US average
School test scores
60%23% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Raleigh K-12 schools or Raleigh colleges

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Compare Raleigh, NC Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Raleigh, NC

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Five Points, Raleigh827.48,393
Wade, Raleigh826.28,992
Hillsborough, Raleigh807.114,634
Glenwood, Raleigh805.77,562
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
North, Raleigh798.176,649
Six Forks, Raleigh796.210,549
Northwest, Raleigh76081,974
Central, Raleigh768.95,240

Best Cities Near Raleigh, NC

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Morrisville, NC885.922,600
Apex, NC8711.843,893
Cary, NC867.2155,822
Holly Springs, NC8515.830,126
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Carrboro, NC8419.520,867
Wake Forest, NC8414.336,472
Fuquay-Varina, NC8019.222,722
Woodlawn, NC8034.8833

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