Raleigh Downtown Skyline 2011

Raleigh, the Capital City of North Carolina, remains one of the fastest growing areas in the country. Over the last five years Raleigh has had the second highest net migration rate in the United States. A great economy, educational institutions, and outstanding health care facilities are some of the attributes that attract people to the triangle area. The mild climate, diverse work force and proximity to The Research Triangle Park combine to make Raleigh a great place to live, work and play.

Raleigh's Populaity

Raleigh’s Popularity

Raleigh saw a 46.3% growth in population
from 2000-2010, while the state of NC saw an
increase of 18.5%. Raleigh has attracted many new
residents and businesses over the last decade
because of national rankings.

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James Sauls

Raleigh Economic Development Manager

M: 919.412.9072


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