Raleigh Wake County, North Carolina

Raleigh: Capital of North Carolina

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About

Raleigh is a city located in the county of Wake in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 403,892 and a population density of 1,067 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 474,414 inhabitants.

The city was created 228 years ago in 1792.

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Geography

Raleigh is located at 35°46'20"N 78°38'19"W (35.7721000, -78.6386100).

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Weather

Raleigh forecast: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 87. more

Raleigh Quick Facts

Population : 474,414 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Wake County
Instagram username : raleighgov
Twitter username : RaleighGov
Postal code : 27601
Phone Area Codes : 984, 919
Area : 378.62 km2
Named for : Walter Raleigh
Altitude : 315 feet / 96 meters
Capital city : Raleigh is capital of North Carolina
Establishment : December 12, 1792 (228 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:49:44 (21st September 2021)
Density : 1,253 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 14.87% (2010-2020)
Weather : 87℉ Sunny then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

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Demographics

The population of Raleigh increased by 14.87% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 403,892 - census
2011 413,958 2.43% estimation process
2012 423,304 2.21% estimation process
2013 431,391 1.87% estimation process
2014 439,503 1.85% estimation process
2015 449,546 2.23% estimation process
2016 459,469 2.16% estimation process
2017 465,776 1.35% estimation process
2018 469,314 0.75% estimation process
2019 474,069 1% estimation process
2020 474,414 0.07% estimation process

Raleigh zip code is 27601. County name: Wake, County fips: 37183

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Local Places in Raleigh

1 Town Hall Burger and Beer
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2 City of Raleigh, NE Remote Operations Facility
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3 Raleigh City Council
Rating: 3.7 (3)

Address: 222 W Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601 ➦ Show Map

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4 City Of Raleigh Transportation Field Services
Rating: 3 (2)

Address: 2550 Operations Way, Raleigh, NC 27604 ➦ Show Map

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5 City Of Raleigh Fleet Services
Rating: 5 (1)

Address: 2501 Raleigh Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27604 ➦ Show Map

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6 Raleigh Television Network

Address: 310 W Martin St, Raleigh, NC 27601 ➦ Show Map

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7 City of Raleigh Central Communications Center

Address: 2320 Westinghouse Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27604 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Raleigh (197)

People born in Raleigh, including professional wrestler Dash Wilder, guitarist Brad Suggs, linguist Robert A. Hall, you can see a list of people who born in Raleigh.

  • Michael C. Hall (American actor) he was born in 01/02/1971
  • Evan Rachel Wood (American actress and singer) she was born in 07/09/1987
  • Emily Procter (American actress) she was born in 08/10/1968
  • Gracie Glam (American pornographic actress) she was born in 30/09/1990
  • Andy Hunt (American computer programmer) he was born in 01/01/1964
  • Liz Vassey (American actress) she was born in 09/08/1972
  • Daniel McFadden (economist) he was born in 29/07/1937
  • John Wall (American professional basketball player) he was born in 06/09/1990
  • Clay Aiken (singer-songwriter, actor, record producer) he was born in 30/11/1978
  • Doug Aldrich (American musician) he was born in 19/02/1964
  • Armistead Maupin (American writer) he was born in 13/05/1944
  • Anne Henning (speed skater) she was born in 06/09/1955
  • Aubrey Dollar (American actress) she was born in 23/09/1980
  • Robert Duncan McNeill (American actor and director) he was born in 09/11/1964
  • Randy Jones (American disco and pop singer) he was born in 13/09/1952
  • Louis Bacon (American hedge fund manager) he was born in 25/07/1956
  • William Willard Ashe (U.S. forester and botanist (1872-1932)) he was born in 04/06/1872
  • Chris Wilcox (American basketball player) he was born in 03/09/1982

Schools in Raleigh

College & universities near Raleigh, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199643 Shaw University Raleigh (NC) 27601
199272 William Peace University Raleigh (NC) 27604-1194
199582 Saint Augustine's University Raleigh (NC) 27610-2298
199193 North Carolina State University at Raleigh Raleigh (NC) 27695-7001
198950 Meredith College Raleigh (NC) 27607-5298

Stations (15)

Amtrak & bus stations near Raleigh, NC

Code Name Address Type
RGH Raleigh Union Station 320 West Cabarrus Street RAIL
NSF North Carolina State Fair station 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd. RAIL
CYN Cary 211 North Academy Street RAIL
DNC Durham 400 W. Chapel Hill Street RAIL
SSM Selma–Smithfield 500 East Railroad Street RAIL

Post offices near Raleigh

Post Office Name City ZIP
Capitol Post Office Raleigh (NC) 27601
Century Post Office Raleigh (NC) 27601
Cameron Villag Post Office Raleigh (NC) 27605
Five Poin Post Office Raleigh (NC) 27628
North Hill Post Office Raleigh (NC) 27609

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Wake County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wake County , NC.

City Name Population Title
West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
Cary 173,587 Town in North Carolina, United States
Apex 64,388 City in Wake County, North Carolina, United States of America
Wake Forest 47,314 Town located in the U.
Garner 32,180 Town in North Carolina, United States
Fuquay-Varina 32,145 City in North Carolina
Holly Springs 31,377 City in and county seat of Marshall County, Mississippi, United States
Morrisville 30,495 Town in Wake County, North Carolina, United States
Knightdale 18,122 City in Wake County, North Carolina, United States of America
Wendell 9,387 Town in North Carolina, United States
Rolesville 8,882 City in Wake County, North Carolina, United States of America
Zebulon 6,514 City in Pike County, Georgia, United States
Green Level 2,158 City in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Raleigh distances to largest North Carolina cities