Raleigh Real Estate Market Overview

Could Raleigh, NC be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Raleigh. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Raleigh such as Cary and... Durham. When you’re ready, Trulia has 1,700 resale and new homes in Raleigh lined up for you, including 58 open houses, and 470 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$240,000

Median Sales Price

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$133

Price Per Sqft

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$1,375

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Raleigh show a 6% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 2% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Raleigh for May 18 to Aug 17 was $240,000 based on 619 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Raleigh was $133, an increase of 6% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Raleigh for Jul 18 to Aug 18 was $1,375.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Raleigh can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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9,503

Counts of Theft

5,660

Counts of Assault

5,530

Counts of Arrest


Best Schools in Raleigh

There are 87 schools in Raleigh.

Elementary Schools
10

Magellan Charter School

Public, 3 - 8

10

Quest Academy

Public, K - 8

10

Sycamore Creek Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

Middle Schools
10

Magellan Charter School

Public, 3 - 8

10

Quest Academy

Public, K - 8

10

Exploris Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
9

Raleigh Charter High School

Public, 9 - 12

9

Wake Early College Of Health And Science

Public, 9 - 12

7

Leesville Road High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Raleigh by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
37%
Single residents
Home owners
66%
Home owners
Median age
36
Median age
Household income
$59,679
Median household income
College educated
55%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Raleigh commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
97% commute by car
0% commute by bike
1% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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