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Situation & Outlook Report

Raleigh, NC MSA (39580)
- Geographic-Demographic-Economic Characteristics -- access other areas
- access this document via http://proximityone.com/cbsa/1/cbsa39580.htm
- Updated: 01/11/19 .. see about topic updates.

Use this frequently updated document to examine geographic, demographic, economic & business characteristics and trends for this metro. Links are provided throughout to compare this metro to other metros and areas using interactive tables. Examine, for example, this metro in context of a peer group set of metros based on population size using this metros interactive table.

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Contents of this Report
This document is organized into these sections:
1. Recent Trends & Outlook
1.1. Projections to 2030 by Component County
2. Overview & Updates
3. GIS & Visual Analysis -- Reference & Thematic Pattern Maps
3.1. Lay of the Land
3.2. Neighborhood Patterns of Economic Prosperity
4. Population Characteristics & Trends
4.1. Component City Characteristics
4.2. Component County Characteristics
4.3. General Demographic Characteristics
5. Housing Characteristics & Trends
5.1. Total Housing Units
5.2. General Housing Characteristics
5.3. Residential Construction; Housing Units Authorized & Value
5.4. Housing Price Index
6. Economic Characteristics & Trends
6.1. Economic Profile
6.2. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (QCEW)
6.3. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (CBP)
6.4. General Economic Characteristics
6.5. Gross Domestic Product
6.6. Fortune 1000 Companies
6.7. Labor Market Characteristics & Trends
6.8. Cost of Living
7. Social & Education Characteristics
7.1. General Social Characteristics
7.2. Component School District Characteristics
7.3. Component Higher Education Institution Characteristics
8. GeoPolitics
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Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) - larger metros
The nation's 382 metro areas (July 2015 CBSA vintage) contained approximately 279.7 million people in 2017, representing approximately 85.9 percent of the nation's 325.7 population.

Micropolitan Statistical Areas (MISAs) - smaller metros
The nation’s 551 micro areas contained approximately 27.7 million people in 2017, representing approximately 8.5 percent of the nation’s population.

Use the county interactive table to examine metro by county demographic change 2010-2017, the how and why of change and what these patterns suggest about the future.

Use the CBSA/metro interactive table to examine metro demographic change 2010-2017, the how and why of change and what these patterns suggest about the future.

 
New & Upcoming Updates (some items only appear in subscriber edition)
  • Housing Price Index (section 5.4) quarterly/annual
  • Establishments, employment & earnings (section 6.6) quarterly/annual
  • Employment Situation (section 6.7) monthly/quarterly/annual
  • Construction (section 5.3) monthly/quarterly/annual

Recent Updates
... this report updates frequently. Selected updates are listed below. Register to receive update notifications.

  • 01.09.19 Overview Section
    .. see section 2. Overview
    .. Personal Income subscetion updated with one year more/most recent data.
  • 01.09.19 General Demographic Characteristics; 2016-2017
    .. see section 4.3 General Demographic Characteristics
    .. updated with one year more/most recent data.
  • 01.09.19 General Housing Characteristics; 2016-2017
    .. see section 5.2 General Housing Characteristics
    .. updated with one year more/most recent data.
  • 01.09.19 Economic Profile
    .. see section 6.1 Economic Profile
    .. updated/extended with one year more/most recent data.
  • 01.09.19 General Economic Characteristics; 2016-2017
    .. see section 6.4 General Economic Characteristics
    .. updated with one year more/most recent data.
  • 01.09.19 General Social Characteristics; 2016-2017
    .. see section 7.1 General Social Characteristics
    .. updated with one year more/most recent data.
  • 10.10.18 Vintage 2018 Metro GIS Projects now available for each MSA
    .. see section 3. GIS & Visual Analysis -- Reference & Thematic Pattern Maps
    .. integrating data shown in this report
    .. create custom maps, view custom reports, visually/geospatially analyze data
  • 09.27.18 County Detailed Demographic Trend Profiles; 2010-2017
    .. see section 4.2 Component Counties
    .. click county link in section to view new county demographic profile
  • 09.18.18 Gross Domestic Product & Related Measures
    .. see section 6.5. Metro GDP Annual Update - time series 2001-2017; updates with 2018 data December 2019
  • 09.18.18 Quarterly Establishments, Employment & Wages (QCEW) by Type of Business (NAICS)
    .. see section 6.2.2. QCEW Quarterly downloadable files
  • 09.14.18 New 2018 Vintage CBSA/Metro Delineations
    .. View 2018 MSAs and component counties
  • 09.03.18 City population annual estimates updated through 2017 .. 4.1 Component Cities
    .. Housing Unit annual estimates updated through 2017 .. 5.1. Housing Units
    .. Cost of Living .. feature added for MSAs .. 6.8. Cost of Living
  • 09.01.18 New 2017 Population & Components of Change;
    .. sections updated: 2. Overview .. 4. CBSA Components of Change .. 4.2. CBSA County Components
  • 04.26.18 New 2016 County Business Patterns/Establishment attributes; section 6.3
  • 03.01.18 New 2017 Housing Price Index; new, extended structure; section 5.4
  • 01.19.18 New 2016 Metro/CBSA demographic-economic interactive tables; rank/compare metros
    .. General demographics .. Social .. Economic .. Housing
  • Economic profile and personal income; section 6.1; annual/November.
  • Census tracts overview section; annual/December.
  • General Demographics section updated/extended; annual/December.
  • Higher education institutions; annual/February.
  • Overview lead narrative on population components of change; annual/March.
  • Metro & county demographic component detailed annual estimates; annual/March.
  • School districts in metro & K-12 enrollment; annual/August.
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1. Recent Trends & Outlook - goto top
This section provides a summary of recent business, demographic, economic trends; year-ahead & outlook to 2030.

The Recent Trends & Outlook section narrative is updated quarterly and is published in the subscriber edition. The narrative covers topics about this metro such as .. assessing the implications of next jobs report, impact of the Fed's action on the interest rate, which sectors are expanding or contracting, how housing market conditions are changing and more on insights to help your planning and decision-making.

Projections to 2030. The following table presents the most recent ProximityOne population projections to 2030 by metro county and and the metro overall. ProximityOne develops annual population estimates and projections by single year of age by county to 2030. We also develop custom estimates and projections. Contact us for further information (leave message in text box). Or call us at 888.364.7656. These projections are updated periodically and make use of other demographic-economic data presented in this document. See terms of use.

Raleigh, NC [39580] CBSA by County Population Estimates & Projections to 2030
http://proximityone.com/outlook2030.htm
-- Vintage: 01/09/18 -- Model: 1.0.2 -- Report: 1.1 -- Run: 01/22/18
-- County -- 7/1/20102010%7/1/20202020%7/1/20302030%2010-302010-30%
  Franklin, NC [37069]60,7775.3467,6204.7574,5844.2313,80722.72
  Johnston, NC [37101]169,66614.92208,52714.66252,09014.2882,42448.58
  Wake, NC [37183]906,94979.741,146,69780.591,438,57681.49531,62758.62
  Region Total1,137,392100.001,422,844100.001,765,250100.00627,85855.20
 

 
 
2. Overview - goto top

Population. The total population of the Raleigh, NC MSA changed from 1,137,393 in 2010 to 1,335,079 in 2017, a change of 197,686 (17.4%). Among all metros, Raleigh, NC MSA ranked 43th in 2017, based on total population. It ranked 24th based population change from 2010 to 2017 and ranked 14th based population percent change from 2010 to 2017. See section 1. for population projections to 2030 for the metro by county. See section 4. for additional details on population.

Geography. The total land area of the Raleigh, NC MSA is 2,117.8 SqMi with water area of 29.7 SqMi. The metro ranked 222th among all metros based on total land area. With 2017 population density of 630.4, the metro ranked 33th among all metros (based on land area).

Geographic Mobility. The net migration of the Raleigh, NC MSA changed from 16,316 in 2011 (6/30/10 to 7/1/11) to 21,750 in 2017. From 2011 through 2017, the total net migration was 135,436; the average annual net migration was 19,348. See section 4 for additional details on migration.

Housing. The total housing stock of the Raleigh, NC MSA changed from 467,123 in 2010 to 534,909 in 2017, a change of 67,786 (14.5%). See section 5 for additional details on housing.

Cost of Living. The regional price parity (RPP) for all goods and services for the Raleigh, NC MSA changed from 95.3 in 2010 to 95.9 in 2016. The RPP is an index where the national average of the cost of goods and services sold is 100. The RPP is an indicator of the cost of living in that area relative to the U.S. overall average. See section 6.8 for additional details on Cost of Living.

Personal Income. The total personal income of Raleigh, NC MSA changed from 48,592 $M in 2010 to 70,016 $M in 2017, a change of 21,425 $M (44.1%). The per capita personal income changed from $42,722 in 2010 to $52,444 in 2017, a change of $9,722 (22.8%). See section 6.1. for additional details on personal income.

Gross Domestic Product. This metro ranked number 60 among the 383 MSAs based on 2017 per capita real GDP. The real per capita GDP changed from $50,253 in 2011 to $54,398 in 2017 a change of $4,145 (8.2%).

.. Real GDP The real GDP changed from $58,462M in 2011 to $72,626M in 2017 a change of $14,164M ( 24.23%).

.. Current $ GDP The current dollar GDP changed from $59,646M in 2011 to $83,288M in 2017 a change of $23,642M ( 39.64%).

.. Quantity Index The all industry GDP quantity index changed from 104.658 in 2011 to 130.015 in 2017 a change of 25.357 ( 24.228%).

GDP is the most comprehensive measure of metro economic activity. GDP is the sum of the GDP originating in all industries in the metro. See section 6.5. for additional details on GDP.

Employment Situation (updated monthly). The Raleigh, NC MSA labor force changed from 689,659 in November 2016 to 704,965 in November 2017, a change of 15,306 (2.2%). The unemployment rate changed from 4.19% in November 2016 to 3.88% in November 2017, a change of -0.30 (-7.27%). See section 6.7. for additional details on the employment situation.
 
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14220 Bogalusa, LA MISA
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15220 Brownwood, TX MISA
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15660 Calhoun, GA MISA
15680 California-Lexington Park, MD MSA
15700 Cambridge, MD MISA
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15780 Camden, AR MISA
15820 Campbellsville, KY MISA
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15940 Canton-Massillon, OH MSA
15980 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL MSA
16020 Cape Girardeau, MO-IL MSA
16060 Carbondale-Marion, IL MSA
16100 Carlsbad-Artesia, NM MISA
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16460 Centralia, IL MISA
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16620 Charleston, WV MSA
16660 Charleston-Mattoon, IL MISA
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16740 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC MSA
16820 Charlottesville, VA MSA
16860 Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA
16940 Cheyenne, WY MSA
16980 Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI MSA
17020 Chico, CA MSA
17060 Chillicothe, OH MISA
17140 Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN MSA
17200 Claremont-Lebanon, NH-VT MISA
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17380 Cleveland, MS MISA
17420 Cleveland, TN MSA
17460 Cleveland-Elyria, OH MSA
17500 Clewiston, FL MISA
17540 Clinton, IA MISA
17580 Clovis, NM MISA
17660 Coeur d'Alene, ID MSA
17700 Coffeyville, KS MISA
17740 Coldwater, MI MISA
17780 College Station-Bryan, TX MSA
17820 Colorado Springs, CO MSA
17860 Columbia, MO MSA
17900 Columbia, SC MSA
17980 Columbus, GA-AL MSA
18020 Columbus, IN MSA
18060 Columbus, MS MISA
18100 Columbus, NE MISA
18140 Columbus, OH MSA
18180 Concord, NH MISA
18220 Connersville, IN MISA
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18460 Cornelia, GA MISA
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19760 DeRidder, LA MISA
19780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA MSA
19820 Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI MSA
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21740 Evanston, WY MISA
21780 Evansville, IN-KY MSA
21820 Fairbanks, AK MSA
21840 Fairfield, IA MISA
21860 Fairmont, MN MISA
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22020 Fargo, ND-MN MSA
22060 Faribault-Northfield, MN MISA
22100 Farmington, MO MISA
22140 Farmington, NM MSA
22180 Fayetteville, NC MSA
22220 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO MSA
22260 Fergus Falls, MN MISA
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22300 Findlay, OH MISA
22340 Fitzgerald, GA MISA
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22420 Flint, MI MSA
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22520 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL MSA
22540 Fond du Lac, WI MSA
22580 Forest City, NC MISA
22620 Forrest City, AR MISA
22660 Fort Collins, CO MSA
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22780 Fort Leonard Wood, MO MISA
22800 Fort Madison-Keokuk, IA-IL-MO MISA
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22860 Fort Polk South, LA MISA
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23980 Glasgow, KY MISA
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24060 Glenwood Springs, CO MISA
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28820 Kinston, NC MISA
28860 Kirksville, MO MISA
28900 Klamath Falls, OR MISA
28940 Knoxville, TN MSA
29020 Kokomo, IN MSA
29060 Laconia, NH MISA
29100 La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN MSA
29180 Lafayette, LA MSA
29200 Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN MSA
29260 La Grande, OR MISA
29300 LaGrange, GA MISA
29340 Lake Charles, LA MSA
29380 Lake City, FL MISA
29420 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ MSA
29460 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL MSA
29500 Lamesa, TX MISA
29540 Lancaster, PA MSA
29620 Lansing-East Lansing, MI MSA
29660 Laramie, WY MISA
29700 Laredo, TX MSA
29740 Las Cruces, NM MSA
29780 Las Vegas, NM MISA
29820 Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV MSA
29860 Laurel, MS MISA
29900 Laurinburg, NC MISA
29940 Lawrence, KS MSA
29980 Lawrenceburg, TN MISA
30020 Lawton, OK MSA
30060 Lebanon, MO MISA
30140 Lebanon, PA MSA
30220 Levelland, TX MISA
30260 Lewisburg, PA MISA
30280 Lewisburg, TN MISA
30300 Lewiston, ID-WA MSA
30340 Lewiston-Auburn, ME MSA
30380 Lewistown, PA MISA
30420 Lexington, NE MISA
30460 Lexington-Fayette, KY MSA
30580 Liberal, KS MISA
30620 Lima, OH MSA
30660 Lincoln, IL MISA
30700 Lincoln, NE MSA
30780 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR MSA
30820 Lock Haven, PA MISA
30860 Logan, UT-ID MSA
30880 Logan, WV MISA
30900 Logansport, IN MISA
30940 London, KY MISA
30980 Longview, TX MSA
31020 Longview, WA MSA
31060 Los Alamos, NM MISA
31080 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA MSA
31140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN MSA
31180 Lubbock, TX MSA
31220 Ludington, MI MISA
31260 Lufkin, TX MISA
31300 Lumberton, NC MISA
31340 Lynchburg, VA MSA
31380 Macomb, IL MISA
31420 Macon-Bibb County, GA MSA
31460 Madera, CA MSA
31500 Madison, IN MISA
31540 Madison, WI MSA
31580 Madisonville, KY MISA
31620 Magnolia, AR MISA
31660 Malone, NY MISA
31680 Malvern, AR MISA
31700 Manchester-Nashua, NH MSA
31740 Manhattan, KS MSA
31820 Manitowoc, WI MISA
31860 Mankato-North Mankato, MN MSA
31900 Mansfield, OH MSA
31930 Marietta, OH MISA
31940 Marinette, WI-MI MISA
31980 Marion, IN MISA
32000 Marion, NC MISA
32020 Marion, OH MISA
32100 Marquette, MI MISA
32140 Marshall, MN MISA
32180 Marshall, MO MISA
32220 Marshall, TX MISA
32260 Marshalltown, IA MISA
32280 Martin, TN MISA
32300 Martinsville, VA MISA
32340 Maryville, MO MISA
32380 Mason City, IA MISA
32460 Mayfield, KY MISA
32500 Maysville, KY MISA
32540 McAlester, OK MISA
32580 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX MSA
32620 McComb, MS MISA
32660 McMinnville, TN MISA
32700 McPherson, KS MISA
32740 Meadville, PA MISA
32780 Medford, OR MSA
32820 Memphis, TN-MS-AR MSA
32860 Menomonie, WI MISA
32900 Merced, CA MSA
32940 Meridian, MS MISA
32980 Merrill, WI MISA
33020 Mexico, MO MISA
33060 Miami, OK MISA
33100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL MSA
33140 Michigan City-La Porte, IN MSA
33180 Middlesborough, KY MISA
33220 Midland, MI MSA
33260 Midland, TX MSA
33300 Milledgeville, GA MISA
33340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI MSA
33420 Mineral Wells, TX MISA
33460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI MSA
33500 Minot, ND MISA
33540 Missoula, MT MSA
33580 Mitchell, SD MISA
33620 Moberly, MO MISA
33660 Mobile, AL MSA
33700 Modesto, CA MSA
33740 Monroe, LA MSA
33780 Monroe, MI MSA
33860 Montgomery, AL MSA
33940 Montrose, CO MISA
33980 Morehead City, NC MISA
34020 Morgan City, LA MISA
34060 Morgantown, WV MSA
34100 Morristown, TN MSA
34140 Moscow, ID MISA
34180 Moses Lake, WA MISA
34220 Moultrie, GA MISA
34260 Mountain Home, AR MISA
34300 Mountain Home, ID MISA
34340 Mount Airy, NC MISA
34380 Mount Pleasant, MI MISA
34420 Mount Pleasant, TX MISA
34460 Mount Sterling, KY MISA
34500 Mount Vernon, IL MISA
34540 Mount Vernon, OH MISA
34580 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA MSA
34620 Muncie, IN MSA
34660 Murray, KY MISA
34700 Muscatine, IA MISA
34740 Muskegon, MI MSA
34780 Muskogee, OK MISA
34820 Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC MSA
34860 Nacogdoches, TX MISA
34900 Napa, CA MSA
34940 Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL MSA
34980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN MSA
35020 Natchez, MS-LA MISA
35060 Natchitoches, LA MISA
35100 New Bern, NC MSA
35140 Newberry, SC MISA
35220 New Castle, IN MISA
35260 New Castle, PA MISA
35300 New Haven-Milford, CT MSA
35380 New Orleans-Metairie, LA MSA
35420 New Philadelphia-Dover, OH MISA
35440 Newport, OR MISA
35460 Newport, TN MISA
35500 Newton, IA MISA
35580 New Ulm, MN MISA
35620 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA MSA
35660 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI MSA
35700 Nogales, AZ MISA
35740 Norfolk, NE MISA
35820 North Platte, NE MISA
35840 North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL MSA
35860 North Vernon, IN MISA
35900 North Wilkesboro, NC MISA
35940 Norwalk, OH MISA
35980 Norwich-New London, CT MSA
36020 Oak Harbor, WA MISA
36100 Ocala, FL MSA
36140 Ocean City, NJ MSA
36220 Odessa, TX MSA
36260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT MSA
36300 Ogdensburg-Massena, NY MISA
36340 Oil City, PA MISA
36380 Okeechobee, FL MISA
36420 Oklahoma City, OK MSA
36460 Olean, NY MISA
36500 Olympia-Tumwater, WA MSA
36540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA MSA
36580 Oneonta, NY MISA
36620 Ontario, OR-ID MISA
36660 Opelousas, LA MISA
36700 Orangeburg, SC MISA
36740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL MSA
36780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI MSA
36820 Oskaloosa, IA MISA
36830 Othello, WA MISA
36840 Ottawa, KS MISA
36860 Ottawa-Peru, IL MISA
36900 Ottumwa, IA MISA
36940 Owatonna, MN MISA
36980 Owensboro, KY MSA
37020 Owosso, MI MISA
37060 Oxford, MS MISA
37080 Oxford, NC MISA
37100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA MSA
37120 Ozark, AL MISA
37140 Paducah, KY-IL MISA
37220 Pahrump, NV MISA
37260 Palatka, FL MISA
37300 Palestine, TX MISA
37340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL MSA
37420 Pampa, TX MISA
37460 Panama City, FL MSA
37500 Paragould, AR MISA
37540 Paris, TN MISA
37580 Paris, TX MISA
37620 Parkersburg-Vienna, WV MSA
37660 Parsons, KS MISA
37740 Payson, AZ MISA
37780 Pecos, TX MISA
37800 Pella, IA MISA
37860 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL MSA
37900 Peoria, IL MSA
37940 Peru, IN MISA
37980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD MSA
38060 Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ MSA
38100 Picayune, MS MISA
38180 Pierre, SD MISA
38220 Pine Bluff, AR MSA
38240 Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC MISA
38260 Pittsburg, KS MISA
38300 Pittsburgh, PA MSA
38340 Pittsfield, MA MSA
38380 Plainview, TX MISA
38420 Platteville, WI MISA
38460 Plattsburgh, NY MISA
38500 Plymouth, IN MISA
38540 Pocatello, ID MSA
38580 Point Pleasant, WV-OH MISA
38620 Ponca City, OK MISA
38700 Pontiac, IL MISA
38740 Poplar Bluff, MO MISA
38780 Portales, NM MISA
38820 Port Angeles, WA MISA
38840 Port Clinton, OH MISA
38860 Portland-South Portland, ME MSA
38900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA
38920 Port Lavaca, TX MISA
38940 Port St. Lucie, FL MSA
39020 Portsmouth, OH MISA
39060 Pottsville, PA MISA
39140 Prescott, AZ MSA
39220 Price, UT MISA
39260 Prineville, OR MISA
39300 Providence-Warwick, RI-MA MSA
39340 Provo-Orem, UT MSA
39380 Pueblo, CO MSA
39420 Pullman, WA MISA
39460 Punta Gorda, FL MSA
39500 Quincy, IL-MO MISA
39540 Racine, WI MSA
39580 Raleigh, NC MSA
39660 Rapid City, SD MSA
39700 Raymondville, TX MISA
39740 Reading, PA MSA
39780 Red Bluff, CA MISA
39820 Redding, CA MSA
39860 Red Wing, MN MISA
39900 Reno, NV MSA
39940 Rexburg, ID MISA
39980 Richmond, IN MISA
40060 Richmond, VA MSA
40080 Richmond-Berea, KY MISA
40100 Rio Grande City, TX MISA
40140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA MSA
40180 Riverton, WY MISA
40220 Roanoke, VA MSA
40260 Roanoke Rapids, NC MISA
40300 Rochelle, IL MISA
40340 Rochester, MN MSA
40380 Rochester, NY MSA
40420 Rockford, IL MSA
40460 Rockingham, NC MISA
40540 Rock Springs, WY MISA
40580 Rocky Mount, NC MSA
40620 Rolla, MO MISA
40660 Rome, GA MSA
40700 Roseburg, OR MISA
40740 Roswell, NM MISA
40760 Ruidoso, NM MISA
40780 Russellville, AR MISA
40820 Ruston, LA MISA
40860 Rutland, VT MISA
40900 Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA MSA
40940 Safford, AZ MISA
40980 Saginaw, MI MSA
41060 St. Cloud, MN MSA
41100 St. George, UT MSA
41140 St. Joseph, MO-KS MSA
41180 St. Louis, MO-IL MSA
41220 St. Marys, GA MISA
41260 St. Marys, PA MISA
41400 Salem, OH MISA
41420 Salem, OR MSA
41460 Salina, KS MISA
41500 Salinas, CA MSA
41540 Salisbury, MD-DE MSA
41620 Salt Lake City, UT MSA
41660 San Angelo, TX MSA
41700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX MSA
41740 San Diego-Carlsbad, CA MSA
41760 Sandpoint, ID MISA
41780 Sandusky, OH MISA
41820 Sanford, NC MISA
41860 San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA MSA
41940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA MSA
42020 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA MSA
42100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA MSA
42140 Santa Fe, NM MSA
42200 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA MSA
42220 Santa Rosa, CA MSA
42300 Sault Ste. Marie, MI MISA
42340 Savannah, GA MSA
42380 Sayre, PA MISA
42420 Scottsbluff, NE MISA
42460 Scottsboro, AL MISA
42540 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA MSA
42620 Searcy, AR MISA
42660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA MSA
42680 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL MSA
42700 Sebring, FL MSA
42740 Sedalia, MO MISA
42780 Selinsgrove, PA MISA
42820 Selma, AL MISA
42860 Seneca, SC MISA
42900 Seneca Falls, NY MISA
42940 Sevierville, TN MISA
42980 Seymour, IN MISA
43020 Shawano, WI MISA
43060 Shawnee, OK MISA
43100 Sheboygan, WI MSA
43140 Shelby, NC MISA
43180 Shelbyville, TN MISA
43220 Shelton, WA MISA
43260 Sheridan, WY MISA
43300 Sherman-Denison, TX MSA
43320 Show Low, AZ MISA
43340 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA MSA
43380 Sidney, OH MISA
43420 Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ MSA
43460 Sikeston, MO MISA
43500 Silver City, NM MISA
43580 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD MSA
43620 Sioux Falls, SD MSA
43660 Snyder, TX MISA
43700 Somerset, KY MISA
43740 Somerset, PA MISA
43760 Sonora, CA MISA
43780 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI MSA
43900 Spartanburg, SC MSA
43940 Spearfish, SD MISA
43980 Spencer, IA MISA
44020 Spirit Lake, IA MISA
44060 Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA MSA
44100 Springfield, IL MSA
44140 Springfield, MA MSA
44180 Springfield, MO MSA
44220 Springfield, OH MSA
44260 Starkville, MS MISA
44300 State College, PA MSA
44340 Statesboro, GA MISA
44420 Staunton-Waynesboro, VA MSA
44460 Steamboat Springs, CO MISA
44500 Stephenville, TX MISA
44540 Sterling, CO MISA
44580 Sterling, IL MISA
44620 Stevens Point, WI MISA
44660 Stillwater, OK MISA
44700 Stockton-Lodi, CA MSA
44740 Storm Lake, IA MISA
44780 Sturgis, MI MISA
44860 Sulphur Springs, TX MISA
44900 Summerville, GA MISA
44920 Summit Park, UT MISA
44940 Sumter, SC MSA
44980 Sunbury, PA MISA
45000 Susanville, CA MISA
45020 Sweetwater, TX MISA
45060 Syracuse, NY MSA
45140 Tahlequah, OK MISA
45180 Talladega-Sylacauga, AL MISA
45220 Tallahassee, FL MSA
45300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSA
45340 Taos, NM MISA
45380 Taylorville, IL MISA
45460 Terre Haute, IN MSA
45500 Texarkana, TX-AR MSA
45520 The Dalles, OR MISA
45540 The Villages, FL MSA
45580 Thomaston, GA MISA
45620 Thomasville, GA MISA
45660 Tiffin, OH MISA
45700 Tifton, GA MISA
45740 Toccoa, GA MISA
45780 Toledo, OH MSA
45820 Topeka, KS MSA
45860 Torrington, CT MISA
45900 Traverse City, MI MISA
45940 Trenton, NJ MSA
45980 Troy, AL MISA
46020 Truckee-Grass Valley, CA MISA
46060 Tucson, AZ MSA
46100 Tullahoma-Manchester, TN MISA
46140 Tulsa, OK MSA
46180 Tupelo, MS MISA
46220 Tuscaloosa, AL MSA
46300 Twin Falls, ID MISA
46340 Tyler, TX MSA
46380 Ukiah, CA MISA
46460 Union City, TN-KY MISA
46500 Urbana, OH MISA
46520 Urban Honolulu, HI MSA
46540 Utica-Rome, NY MSA
46620 Uvalde, TX MISA
46660 Valdosta, GA MSA
46700 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA MSA
46740 Valley, AL MISA
46780 Van Wert, OH MISA
46820 Vermillion, SD MISA
46860 Vernal, UT MISA
46900 Vernon, TX MISA
46980 Vicksburg, MS MISA
47020 Victoria, TX MSA
47080 Vidalia, GA MISA
47180 Vincennes, IN MISA
47220 Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ MSA
47240 Vineyard Haven, MA MISA
47260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA
47300 Visalia-Porterville, CA MSA
47340 Wabash, IN MISA
47380 Waco, TX MSA
47420 Wahpeton, ND-MN MISA
47460 Walla Walla, WA MSA
47540 Wapakoneta, OH MISA
47580 Warner Robins, GA MSA
47620 Warren, PA MISA
47660 Warrensburg, MO MISA
47700 Warsaw, IN MISA
47780 Washington, IN MISA
47820 Washington, NC MISA
47900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV MSA
47920 Washington Court House, OH MISA
47940 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA MSA
47980 Watertown, SD MISA
48020 Watertown-Fort Atkinson, WI MISA
48060 Watertown-Fort Drum, NY MSA
48100 Wauchula, FL MISA
48140 Wausau, WI MSA
48180 Waycross, GA MISA
48220 Weatherford, OK MISA
48260 Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH MSA
48300 Wenatchee, WA MSA
48460 West Plains, MO MISA
48500 West Point, MS MISA
48540 Wheeling, WV-OH MSA
48580 Whitewater-Elkhorn, WI MISA
48620 Wichita, KS MSA
48660 Wichita Falls, TX MSA
48700 Williamsport, PA MSA
48780 Williston, ND MISA
48820 Willmar, MN MISA
48900 Wilmington, NC MSA
48940 Wilmington, OH MISA
48980 Wilson, NC MISA
49020 Winchester, VA-WV MSA
49080 Winnemucca, NV MISA
49100 Winona, MN MISA
49180 Winston-Salem, NC MSA
49220 Wisconsin Rapids-Marshfield, WI MISA
49260 Woodward, OK MISA
49300 Wooster, OH MISA
49340 Worcester, MA-CT MSA
49380 Worthington, MN MISA
49420 Yakima, WA MSA
49460 Yankton, SD MISA
49620 York-Hanover, PA MSA
49660 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA MSA
49700 Yuba City, CA MSA
49740 Yuma, AZ MSA
49780 Zanesville, OH MISA
49820 Zapata, TX MISA
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The following graphic shows an illustrative start-up view of the GIS project for the Charlotte, NC-SC metro. The set of counties comprising a metro, delineations, are updated from time-to-time by OMB. The following view shows the 2017 and 2018 metro vintages. Not all metros changed. The blue boundary and cross-hatched counties show the 2017 vintage. The area shaded with the salmon fill pattern shows the 2018 vintage. The legend panel at the left shows a partial list of layers/shapefiles included in the GIS project. Layers include ZIP codes and census tracts with demographic-economic attributes. Add your own layers using the GeoGateway feature, such as congressional districts, school districts, cities, detailed streets, block groups, census blocks, anong others.

 

Demographic, economic and related geographic data become progressively available for the latest vintage metros. Characteristics of the 2017 vintage metro, shown below, will be updated in early 2019.
 
3.1. Lay of the Land - goto top

Counties are labeled with county name and state-county FIPS code.

 
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3.2. Patterns of Economic Prosperity by Neighborhood go top

Median household income by census tract (see color/data legend at left of map).

 
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4. Population Characteristics & Trends - goto top

Population and Components of Change by Year
  Area7/1/20107/1/20117/1/20127/1/20137/1/20147/1/20157/1/20167/1/20172010-17a2010-17b
Total population 1,137,393 1,163,343 1,188,920 1,214,464 1,242,613 1,272,875 1,304,896 1,335,079 197,686 17.4
  Births  15,480 15,154 15,113 15,572 15,686 16,028 16,122 109,155 15,594
  Deaths  6,086 6,268 6,619 6,596 7,266 7,484 7,752 48,071 6,867
  -- Natural Increase  9,394 8,886 8,494 8,976 8,420 8,544 8,370 61,084 8,726
  Net Migration  16,316 16,467 16,884 18,924 21,655 23,440 21,750 135,436 19,348
  -- Intl Migration  3,473 3,583 3,623 3,920 4,384 4,439 4,407 27,829 3,976
  -- Domestic Migration  12,843 12,884 13,261 15,004 17,271 19,001 17,343 107,607 15,372

4.1. Component City Characteristics go top
Principal Cities (about principal cities); Click link to view city profile.

The largest city in each metropolitan area is designated a "principal city." Additional cities qualify if specified requirements are met concerning population size and employment. The title of each metropolitan area consists of the names of up to three of its principal cities and the name of each state into which the metropolitan area extends.

Principal Cities with 2017 Population and Rank (among all 19,508 cities)
  City Name2017 PopulationU.S. City Rank
  Raleigh 464,75841

Cities are places of population concentration. Incorporated cities have governmental powers assigned by the corresponding state. Metros, or CBSAs, contain one or more incorporated city. The Census Bureau develops annual estimates of the population for all cities using a model-based estimation procedure (in contrast to sample survey-based population estimates developed through the American Comunity Survey (ACS). The model based estimates developed for all cities time lag of only a little over a year. In contrast, the ACS-based estimates for cities under 65,000 population have a time lag of four years and are estimates for a 5-year time period. For example, in January 2019, the 7/1/17 estimates are the most recent model-based population data for all cities, whereas the 2017 ACS estimates (centric to mid-2015) are the recent ACS-survey population estimates available for all cities.

Cities 10,000 population and over; click link to view city profile.
  Area7/1/20107/1/20117/1/20127/1/20137/1/20147/1/20157/1/20167/1/2017Chg 10-17%Chg 10-17
  Apex, NC (3701520) 37,803 38,850 40,509 42,229 43,928 45,540 47,439 50,451 12,648 33.5
  Cary, NC (3710740) 136,943 142,244 146,199 151,366 155,428 159,725 162,478 165,904 28,961 21.1
  Clayton, NC (3712860) 16,295 16,673 17,048 17,619 18,309 19,108 20,063 21,405 5,110 31.4
  Fuquay-Varina, NC (3725300) 18,200 19,167 20,003 21,303 22,674 23,972 25,949 27,906 9,706 53.3
  Garner, NC (3725480) 25,900 26,381 26,777 26,788 27,779 28,006 28,794 28,858 2,958 11.4
  Holly Springs, NC (3732260) 24,933 25,838 26,938 28,971 30,199 31,407 33,344 35,223 10,290 41.3
  Knightdale, NC (3736080) 11,525 12,008 12,678 13,231 13,815 14,201 14,763 15,849 4,324 37.5
  Morrisville, NC (3744520) 18,750 19,289 20,161 21,650 22,533 23,925 24,728 26,461 7,711 41.1
  Raleigh, NC (3755000) 406,337 414,383 423,521 431,470 439,784 449,963 459,048 464,758 58,421 14.4
  Smithfield, NC (3762520) 11,009 11,155 11,242 11,385 11,593 11,813 12,037 12,309 1,300 11.8
  Wake Forest, NC (3770540) 30,351 31,701 33,015 34,781 36,685 38,202 40,239 42,269 11,918 39.3

All places interactive tables -- ACS 2016 5-year estimates -- General Demographics | Social | Economic | Housing
All places interactive table -- 2010-2017 model-based time series population estimates.

 
4.2. Component County Characteristics - goto top

Metropolitan areas are defined as one or more contiguous counties/county equivalent areas based on a set of demographic-economic criteria. Counties and county equivalent areas comprising the metro are shown below. For multi-county metros, this section provides insights into how the population is changing by county. Many metros changed geographic composition (counties included in the metro) between the Census 2010 vintage and the current vintage. hese changes, if any, are also shown below (county is marked with **). Click county code link to view county components of change.

  Area7/1/20107/1/20117/1/20127/1/20137/1/20147/1/20157/1/20167/1/2017Chg 10-17%Chg 10-17
  Franklin County, NC (37069) 60,825 60,964 61,417 62,105 62,738 63,659 64,659 66,168 5,343 8.8
  Johnston County, NC (37101) 169,684 172,534 174,521 177,421 180,961 185,357 191,094 196,708 27,024 15.9
  Wake County, NC (37183) 906,884 929,845 952,982 974,938 998,914 1,023,859 1,049,143 1,072,203 165,319 18.2
Number of county/county equivalent areas: 3

All counties demographic-economic interactive tables General Demographics | Social | Economic | Housing
All counties time series population estimates: 2010-2017 interactive table.

 
4.3. General Demographic Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2017.htm
    - see related all ACS 2017 1 year metros General Demographic Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa171dp1.htm

  Item20162017Chg16-17%Chg16-17
Total population 1,302,946 1,335,079 32,133 2.5
    Male 635,209 650,149 14,940 2.4
    Female 667,737 684,930 17,193 2.6
    Under 5 years 82,070 83,649 1,579 1.9
    5 to 9 years 90,068 87,343 -2,725 -3.0
    10 to 14 years 94,425 97,666 3,241 3.4
    15 to 19 years 91,973 91,837 -136 -0.1
    20 to 24 years 81,226 81,938 712 0.9
    25 to 34 years 182,398 190,492 8,094 4.4
    35 to 44 years 193,554 195,640 2,086 1.1
    45 to 54 years 191,310 194,838 3,528 1.8
    55 to 59 years 83,245 80,210 -3,035 -3.6
    60 to 64 years 66,564 74,956 8,392 12.6
    65 to 74 years 90,368 98,174 7,806 8.6
    75 to 84 years 38,774 42,761 3,987 10.3
    85 years and over 16,971 15,575 -1,396 -8.2
    Median age (years) 36.4 36.8 0.4 1.1
    18 years and over 981,718 1,010,444 28,726 2.9
    21 years and over 927,873 958,819 30,946 3.3
    62 years and over 186,757 197,685 10,928 5.9
    65 years and over 146,113 156,510 10,397 7.1
  Race/Origin
    One race 1,264,254 1,299,422 35,168 2.8
        White 881,247 898,601 17,354 2.0
        Black or African American 261,627 259,300 -2,327 -0.9
        American Indian and Alaska Native 6,770 6,011 -759 -11.2
        Asian 70,278 77,200 6,922 9.8
        Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 168 984 816 485.7
        Some other race 44,164 57,326 13,162 29.8
    Two or more races 38,692 35,657 -3,035 -7.8
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 135,777 142,415 6,638 4.9
        Mexican 71,564 77,685 6,121 8.6
    Not Hispanic or Latino 1,167,169 1,192,664 25,495 2.2
        White alone  803,554 817,010 13,456 1.7
        Black or African American alone 255,768 255,768 0 0.0
  Citizen, 18 and over 904,270 914,250 9,980 1.1
    Male 431,391 435,681 4,290 1.0
    Female 472,879 478,569 5,690 1.2

 
5. Housing Characteristics & Trends - goto top

5.1. Total Housing Units - goto top
Housing unit estimates shown in section 5.1. are model-based estimates developed by the Census Bureau annually. These estimates may differ some from ACS-based estimates shown in section 5.2. The model-based estimates are available in advance of the ACS-based data and developed using a different method. Unlike the ACS-based 1-year estimates, the model-based estimates are available for all counties and metros.

  Item7/1/20107/1/20117/1/20127/1/20137/1/20147/1/20157/1/20167/1/2017Chg 10-17%Chg 10-17
  Total Housing Units 467,123 471,619 477,262 489,269 499,797 510,663 522,108 534,909 67,786 14.5

See related time series housing estimates interactive table.

 
5.2. General Housing Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2017.htm
    - see related all ACS 2017 1 year metros Housing Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa171dp4.htm

  Item20162017Chg16-17%Chg16-17
Total housing units 520,444 534,938 14,494 2.8
    Occupied housing units (households) 477,920 493,879 15,959 3.3
    Vacant housing units 42,524 41,059 -1,465 -3.4
Homeowner vacancy rate 1.30 0.70 -0.60 -46.2
Rental vacancy rate 6.00 5.00 -1.00 -16.7
Units in Structure
    1-unit, detached 318,091 338,527 20,436 6.4
    1-unit, attached 47,616 49,000 1,384 2.9
    2 units 6,393 6,420 27 0.4
    3 or 4 units 13,680 13,991 311 2.3
    5 to 9 units 26,070 20,720 -5,350 -20.5
    10 to 19 units 35,105 36,275 1,170 3.3
    20 or more units 39,879 39,361 -518 -1.3
    Mobile home 33,588 30,143 -3,445 -10.3
    Boat, RV, van, etc. 22 501 479 2177.3
Year Structure Built
    Built 2014 or later 19,773 35,747 15,974 80.8
    Built 2010 or 2013 32,813 31,851 -962 -2.9
    Built 2000 to 2009 137,550 138,905 1,355 1.0
    Built 1990 to 1999 119,845 122,481 2,636 2.2
    Built 1980 to 1989 81,149 82,882 1,733 2.1
    Built 1970 to 1979 54,967 50,645 -4,322 -7.9
    Built 1960 to 1969 30,916 30,714 -202 -0.7
    Built 1950 to 1959 18,923 19,317 394 2.1
    Built 1940 to 1949 9,770 7,674 -2,096 -21.5
    Built 1939 or earlier 14,738 14,722 -16 -0.1
Total housing units - Median rooms 6 6 0 1.7
    Occupied housing units - Owner-occupied 307,639 330,894 23,255 7.6
    Occupied housing units - Renter-occupied 170,281 162,985 -7,296 -4.3
Average household size of owner-occupied unit 2.77 2.74 -0.03 -1.1
Average household size of renter-occupied unit 2.50 2.50 0.00 0.0
Year Moved into Unit; Occupied Housing Units
    Moved in 2015 or later 103,864 157,963 54,099 52.1
    Moved in 2010 to 2014 146,988 116,180 -30,808 -21.0
    Moved in 2000 to 2009 134,444 125,254 -9,190 -6.8
    Moved in 1990 to 1999 54,531 56,951 2,420 4.4
    Moved in 1980 to 1989 18,965 21,363 2,398 12.6
    Moved in 1979 or earlier 19,128 16,168 -2,960 -15.5
Year Vehicles; Occupied Housing Units
    No vehicles available 19,966 18,075 -1,891 -9.5
    1 vehicle available 141,438 141,213 -225 -0.2
    2 vehicles available 207,367 217,081 9,714 4.7
    3 or more vehicles available 109,149 117,510 8,361 7.7
House Heating; Occupied Housing Units
    Utility gas 172,429 181,582 9,153 5.3
    Bottled, tank, or LP gas 26,132 23,416 -2,716 -10.4
    Electricity 272,141 281,429 9,288 3.4
    Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 2,379 2,421 42 1.8
    Coal or coke 35 274 239 682.9
    Wood 2,208 2,353 145 6.6
    Solar energy 54 96 42 77.8
    occupants per room - 1.00 or less 467,683 482,782 15,099 3.2
    occupants per room - 1.01 to 1.50 8,018 9,110 1,092 13.6
    occupants per room - 1.51 or more 2,219 1,987 -232 -10.5
Housing Value; Occupied Housing Units
    Less than $50,000 10,743 12,650 1,907 17.8
    $50,000 to $99,999 17,844 14,665 -3,179 -17.8
    $100,000 to $149,999 43,007 42,481 -526 -1.2
    $150,000 to $199,999 49,335 54,024 4,689 9.5
    $200,000 to $299,999 78,864 82,309 3,445 4.4
    $300,000 to $499,999 79,804 86,034 6,230 7.8
    $500,000 to $999,999 25,807 33,878 8,071 31.3
    $1,000,000 or more 2,235 4,853 2,618 117.1
    Median (dollars) 237,700 244,500 6,800 2.9
Mortgage Status; Owner-occupied units - total 307,639 330,894 23,255 7.6
    Occupied housing units -Housing units with a mortgage 229,776 248,125 18,349 8.0
    Occupied housing units - Housing units without a mortgage 77,863 82,769 4,906 6.3
Rent; Occupied units paying rent 165,062 158,229 -6,833 -4.1
    Less than $500 8,515 7,381 -1,134 -13.3
    $500 to $999 69,200 58,659 -10,541 -15.2
    $1,000 to $1,499 67,179 67,175 -4 0.0
    $1,500 to $1,999 14,811 17,647 2,836 19.1
    $2,000 to $2,499 3,353 3,909 556 16.6
    $2,500 to $2,999 983 1,192 209 21.3
    $3,000 or more 1,021 2,266 1,245 121.9
    Median (dollars) 1,026 1,073 47 4.6
GRAPI; Occupied units paying rent (excl units where GRAPI not computed) 163,629 156,179 -7,450 -4.6
    Less than 15.0 percent 24,578 22,940 -1,638 -6.7
    15.0 to 19.9 percent 24,939 24,724 -215 -0.9
    20.0 to 24.9 percent 24,542 22,724 -1,818 -7.4
    25.0 to 29.9 percent 20,617 19,406 -1,211 -5.9
    30.0 to 34.9 percent 14,283 11,624 -2,659 -18.6
    35.0 percent or more 54,670 54,761 91 0.2

5.3. Residential Construction; Housing Units Authorized & Value - goto top

Based on Census Building Permits (http://proximityone.com/metro_residentialconstruction.htm, these data provide insights into the trending quality, type and value of new residential construction. See web section for footnote and related information. These data are updated monthly. The table presents the most recent 12 months.

  ItemAug15Sep15Oct15Nov15Dec15Jan16Feb16Mar16Apr16May16Jun16Jul16
Total Residential Units 960 702 756 1,018 673 548 741 813 1,309 1,514 1,378 1,666
  in 1 unit bldgs 753 663 670 558 673 546 725 793 1,027 849 908 872
  in 2 unit bldgs 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0
  in 3-4 unit bldgs 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0
  in 5+ unit bldgs 207 39 86 460 0 0 5 20 282 663 468 794
  Bldgs with 5+ units 1 4 2 16 0 0 1 1 6 14 5 16
  Percent Coverage 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Value ($000), Total Units 185,245 156,739 152,688 159,875 145,738 117,201 155,509 175,144 258,521 242,714 256,683 239,218
  1 unit structures 160,717 152,052 143,020 118,580 145,738 116,885 154,301 173,634 225,882 179,114 196,152 174,784
  2 unit structures 0 0 0 0 0 316 0 0 0 259 340 0
  3-4 unit structures 0 0 0 0 0 0 958 0 0 0 0 0
  5+ unit structures 24,528 4,687 9,668 41,295 0 0 250 1,510 32,639 63,341 60,191 64,434

5.4. Housing Price Index - goto top

Based on the FHFA (Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac) Housing Price Index (http://proximityone.com/hpi.htm), these non seasonally adjusted data provide insights into movement of single-family housing prices. The data are updated quarterly and feature a short lag between the date of availability and quarterly reference date. See related interactive table to compare areas. See related 5-Digit ZIP Code HPI interactive table.
This table shows annual HPI values for the U.S., CBSA state, CBSA and CBSA component counties for the base year 2000 = 100. The rightmost column shows housing value appreciation between 2010 and 2017.

    Housing Price Index:20102011201220132014201520162017HPA 10-17
   United States 126.86 121.29 118.99 123.23 130.83 136.39 143.64 151.78 19.64
   State: North Carolina 122.20 117.56 114.46 115.43 118.41 122.80 128.47 135.38 10.79
   Metro: Raleigh, NC MSA 122.30 118.78 116.64 118.88 124.88 129.85 137.89 148.10 21.10
   Franklin County, NC 109.54 106.74 101.34 104.06 106.71 107.54 112.85 120.63 10.12
   Johnston County, NC 110.76 107.72 105.54 106.09 109.14 112.39 117.04 124.53 12.43
   Wake County, NC 124.31 120.74 118.80 121.35 127.96 133.36 142.02 153.18 23.22

 
6. Economic Characteristics & Trends - goto top

6.1. Economic Profile - goto top

Based on BEA Regional Economic Information System (http://proximityone.com/reis.htm), these data provide a comprehensive overview of the local economy. See web section for footnote and related information.

Economic Characteristics
  Item20102011201220132014201520162017Chg10-17%Chg10-17
Personal income (millions of dollars) 48,592 50,762 54,210 54,833 59,028 63,673 66,503 70,016 21,425 44.1
.Net earnings by place of residence 34,900 35,838 38,435 38,986 41,441 44,348 46,514 49,162 14,262 40.9
.Personal current transfer receipts 6,080 6,308 6,422 6,567 6,920 7,432 7,807 8,116 2,036 33.5
..Income maintenance benefits 1/ 640 670 689 706 721 731 740 700 60 9.4
..Unemployment insurance compensation 497 453 311 171 59 41 35 31 -466 -93.8
..Retirement and other 4,944 5,185 5,422 5,690 6,140 6,660 7,032 7,386 2,442 49.4
.Dividends, interest, and rent 2/ 7,612 8,616 9,352 9,280 10,667 11,893 12,182 12,738 5,126 67.3
.Population (persons) 3/ 1,137,393 1,163,343 1,188,920 1,214,464 1,242,613 1,272,875 1,304,896 1,335,079 197,686 17.4
.Per capita personal income 4/ 42,722 43,634 45,596 45,150 47,503 50,023 50,964 52,444 9,722 22.8
.Per capita net earnings 4/ 30,684 30,806 32,328 32,102 33,350 34,841 35,646 36,823 6,139 20.0
.Per capita pers current trans receipts 4/ 5,346 5,422 5,401 5,407 5,569 5,839 5,983 6,079 733 13.7
..Per capita income maint benefits 4/ 562 576 580 581 580 574 567 524 -38 -6.8
..Per capita unempl insurance comp 4/ 437 389 262 141 47 32 27 23 -414 -94.7
..Per capita retirement and other 4/ 4,347 4,457 4,560 4,685 4,941 5,232 5,389 5,532 1,185 27.3
.Per capita dividends, interest & rent 4/ 6,692 7,406 7,866 7,641 8,584 9,344 9,335 9,541 2,849 42.6
.Earnings by place of work 32,406 33,711 36,201 37,680 40,486 43,856 46,391 49,166 16,760 51.7
..Wages and salaries 24,224 25,864 27,189 28,417 29,996 32,618 34,775 36,866 12,642 52.2
..Supplements to wages and salaries 5,443 5,504 5,900 6,027 6,641 7,021 7,064 7,403 1,960 36.0
...Employer cont/empl pens/insur funds 5/ 3,639 3,558 3,854 3,891 4,358 4,562 4,537 4,797 1,157 31.8
...Employer cont/govt social insurance 1,803 1,946 2,046 2,136 2,283 2,460 2,528 2,606 803 44.5
..Proprietors income 2,739 2,343 3,112 3,236 3,848 4,217 4,552 4,897 2,158 78.8
...Farm proprietors income 76 74 96 67 110 73 66 85 8 10.9
...Nonfarm proprietors income 2,663 2,269 3,016 3,169 3,738 4,143 4,486 4,813 2,150 80.7
Total employment (number of jobs) 666,828 688,337 708,499 728,477 757,085 792,689 819,902 839,913 173,085 26.0
.Wage and salary employment 521,975 538,168 555,622 570,154 590,498 617,605 638,224 654,940 132,965 25.5
.Proprietors employment 144,853 150,169 152,877 158,323 166,587 175,084 181,678 184,973 40,120 27.7
..Farm proprietors employment 6/ 2,142 2,120 2,081 2,089 2,070 2,038 2,002 1,992 -150 -7.0
..Nonfarm proprietors employment 142,711 148,049 150,796 156,234 164,517 173,046 179,676 182,981 40,270 28.2
Average earnings per job (dollars) 48,597 48,974 51,095 51,724 53,475 55,325 56,581 58,537 9,940 20.5
.Average wages and salaries 46,409 48,059 48,934 49,840 50,798 52,814 54,487 56,289 9,880 21.3
.Average nonfarm proprietors income 18,658 15,326 20,000 20,281 22,722 23,943 24,965 26,302 7,644 41.0

 
6.2. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (QCEW) - goto top

6.2.1. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (QCEW)
Based on BLS Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (http://proximityone.com/eee.htm), these data are updated quarterly and feature only a 7 month lag between the date of availability and quarterly reference date. See related interactive table to compare areas.

  SectorEstablishments
2016Q2
Employment
2016Q2
Avg Weekly Wages
2016Q2
Establishments
2017Q2
Employment
2017Q2
Avg Weekly Wages
2017Q2
 Total, all industries 37,832 588,201 962 38,563 602,524 1,010
 Total, all industries - Fed Govt 112 5,522 1,280 110 5,729 1,380
 Total, all industries - St Govt 94 41,090 984 95 40,985 1,021
 Total, all industries - Local Govt 350 44,843 784 352 45,645 824
 Total, all industries - Private 37,276 496,746 972 38,006 510,165 1,022
    Goods-producing 4,880 71,024 1,249 5,075 73,871 1,344
      Natural resources and mining 213 2,058 793 214 1,994 806
      Construction 3,720 34,628 995 3,902 37,153 1,047
      Manufacturing 947 34,338 1,533 959 34,724 1,692
    Service-providing 32,396 425,722 926 32,931 436,294 967
      Trade, transportation & utilities 7,024 106,869 835 7,100 108,848 854
      Information 922 20,995 1,668 964 21,759 1,665
      Financial activities 3,787 29,985 1,297 3,943 30,585 1,339
      Professional & business services 10,304 110,748 1,199 10,410 112,969 1,305
      Education and health services 3,990 70,448 895 4,045 73,186 917
      Leisure and hospitality 3,149 68,934 333 3,250 71,058 342
      Other services 3,220 17,743 701 3,219 17,889 728
 Total, all industries - Private 191 1,759 700 194 1,775 729
.. cell value of '...' indicates value suppressed to maintain confidentiality.

6.2.2. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (QCEW) - Downloadable Detailed NAICS Files

Use the following links to access detailed QCEW data by detailed type of business (CSV files) .. See notes on using these files.
..   2016Q2 ..   2016Q3 ..   2016Q4 ..   2017Q1 ..   2017Q2 ..   2017Q3 ..   2017Q4 ..   2018Q1 ..   2018Q2
 
6.3. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (CBP) - goto top

Based on Census County Business Patterns (http://proximityone.com/cbp2016.htm), these place of work data include all sectors except crop/animal production; rail transportation; postal service; pension, health, welfare & vacation funds; trusts, estates & agency accounts; private households; public administration. Most government operations are excluded. See related interactive table.
... this section updates with 2017 data in April 2019.

Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector
  SectorEstab
2014
Emp
2014
Avg Annual
Pay 2014
Estab
2015
Emp
2015
Avg Annual
Pay 2015
Estab
2016
Emp
2016
Avg Annual
Pay 2016
-- Total for all sectors 30,759 472,872 49,692 31,493 481,122 50,185 32,560 504,628 50,229
11 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting 49 317 37,054 46 304 39,809 52 315 40,584
21 - Mining, Quarrying & Oil/Gas Extraction 18 282 56,457 19 239 62,561 19 244 66,574
22 - Utilities 81 0... 76 2,996 103,242 76 3,056 106,216
23 - Construction 3,055 28,277 47,820 3,190 29,473 49,412 3,390 30,782 52,519
31 - Manufacturing 731 22,827 57,790 737 22,900 60,308 760 24,091 59,755
42 - Wholesale Trade 1,564 23,803 86,077 1,565 25,175 81,153 1,583 27,839 76,719
44 - Retail Trade 3,918 64,143 25,572 3,998 66,489 26,718 4,074 69,240 26,694
48 - Transportation and Warehousing 586 9,820 40,720 615 10,284 45,395 628 10,700 43,188
51 - Information 615 25,460 81,427 632 24,856 81,564 652 25,771 85,165
52 - Finance and Insurance 1,779 23,391 73,817 1,810 23,255 82,828 1,914 25,710 81,997
53 - Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1,531 8,291 48,951 1,609 8,703 53,112 1,714 9,529 53,710
54 - Professional, Scientific & Tech Svcs 4,909 49,978 78,279 5,034 49,825 81,775 5,226 54,757 85,166
55 - Management of Companies/Enterprises 297 13,055 139,354 295 13,664 113,673 310 11,225 90,958
56 - Administrative and Support+ 2,099 42,270 37,101 2,073 40,657 37,032 2,103 39,532 38,815
61 - Educational Services 496 10,017 34,385 530 10,635 33,630 552 10,978 33,759
62 - Health Care and Social Assistance 3,130 62,496 44,887 3,228 63,838 46,392 3,321 67,038 46,900
71 - Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 458 10,420 22,970 477 11,240 22,841 488 12,019 21,985
72 - Accommodation and Food Services 2,513 51,776 15,707 2,594 54,312 16,183 2,674 58,411 16,405
81 - Other Services (exc Public Admin) 2,867 22,682 29,207 2,869 22,177 30,632 2,964 23,302 30,841

 
6.4. General Economic Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2017.htm
    - see related all ACS 2017 1 year metros Economic Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa171dp3.htm

  Item20162017Chg16-17%Chg16-17
Labor Force; Population 16 years and over 1,017,562 1,046,305 28,743 2.8
    In labor force 708,798 721,105 12,307 1.7
    In labor force - Civilian labor force 707,069 719,507 12,438 1.8
    In labor force - Civilian labor force - Employed 674,304 692,607 18,303 2.7
    In labor force - Civilian labor force - Unemployed 32,765 26,900 -5,865 -17.9
    In labor force - Armed Forces 1,729 1,598 -131 -7.6
    Not in labor force 308,764 325,200 16,436 5.3
    In labor force - Civilian labor force 707,069 719,507 12,438 1.8
    In labor force - Unemployment Rate 4.6 3.7 -0.9 -19.6
Employment by Industry; Civilian employed population 16 years and over 674,304 692,607 18,303 2.7
    Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 3,953 3,298 -655 -16.6
    Construction 39,732 46,742 7,010 17.6
    Manufacturing 60,349 66,962 6,613 11.0
    Wholesale trade 17,244 15,781 -1,463 -8.5
    Retail trade 72,055 66,335 -5,720 -7.9
    Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 24,365 26,633 2,268 9.3
    Information 20,564 17,725 -2,839 -13.8
    Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 50,627 54,406 3,779 7.5
    Prof, scientific & management, & admine and waste mgmt services 113,636 123,575 9,939 8.7
    Educational services, and health care and social assistance 140,287 146,624 6,337 4.5
    Arts, entertainment, & recreation, & accommodation & food services 63,344 60,785 -2,559 -4.0
    Other services, except public administration 34,050 30,696 -3,354 -9.9
    Public administration 34,098 33,045 -1,053 -3.1
Class of Worker; Civilian employed population 16 years and over 674,304 692,607 18,303 2.7
    Private wage and salary workers 540,438 564,923 24,485 4.5
    Government workers 100,582 97,386 -3,196 -3.2
    Self-employed in own not incorporated business workers 31,870 29,185 -2,685 -8.4
    Unpaid family workers 1,414 1,113 -301 -21.3
Household Income; Total households 477,920 493,879 15,959 3.3
    Less than $10,000 18,105 17,633 -472 -2.6
    $10,000 to $14,999 16,198 13,366 -2,832 -17.5
    $15,000 to $24,999 33,374 34,537 1,163 3.5
    $25,000 to $34,999 39,042 37,619 -1,423 -3.6
    $35,000 to $49,999 58,797 58,526 -271 -0.5
    $50,000 to $74,999 85,212 91,841 6,629 7.8
    $75,000 to $99,999 70,650 66,415 -4,235 -6.0
    $100,000 to $149,999 79,009 89,687 10,678 13.5
    $150,000 to $199,999 39,532 41,672 2,140 5.4
    $200,000 or more 38,001 42,583 4,582 12.1
Median household income (dollars) 71,685 72,576 891 1.2
Mean household income (dollars) 93,733 95,164 1,431 1.5
Earnings; Total households with earnings 404,141 419,926 15,785 3.9
    With earnings - Mean earnings (dollars) 93,113 95,070 1,957 2.1
    With Social Security 111,242 116,727 5,485 4.9
        Mean Social Security income (dollars) 19,980 20,210 230 1.2
    With retirement income 78,221 84,595 6,374 8.1
        Mean retirement income (dollars) 24,893 25,930 1,037 4.2
    With Supplemental Security Income 15,604 17,296 1,692 10.8
        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 9,064 10,297 1,233 13.6
    With cash public assistance income 5,225 4,082 -1,143 -21.9
        Mean cash public assistance income (dollars) 2,295 1,861 -434 -18.9
    With Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months 37,814 36,307 -1,507 -4.0
Familiy Income; Families 322,564 341,650 19,086 5.9
    Less than $10,000 6,982 8,606 1,624 23.3
    $10,000 to $14,999 7,575 6,460 -1,115 -14.7
    $15,000 to $24,999 17,236 17,591 355 2.1
    $25,000 to $34,999 20,070 20,136 66 0.3
    $35,000 to $49,999 33,982 33,687 -295 -0.9
    $50,000 to $74,999 50,186 57,797 7,611 15.2
    $75,000 to $99,999 51,963 50,054 -1,909 -3.7
    $100,000 to $149,999 65,969 71,423 5,454 8.3
    $150,000 to $199,999 34,697 36,349 1,652 4.8
    $200,000 or more 33,904 39,547 5,643 16.6
Median family income (dollars) 87,547 88,608 1,061 1.2
Mean family income (dollars) 109,062 109,621 559 0.5
Per capita income (dollars) 35,661 36,054 393 1.1
Per capita income (dollars) - Nonfamily households 155,356 152,229 -3,127 -2.0
Median nonfamily income (dollars) 45,790 46,409 619 1.4
Mean nonfamily income (dollars) 58,694 58,995 301 0.5
Median earnings for workers (dollars) 38,296 40,157 1,861 4.9
Median earnings for male full-time, year-round workers (dollars) 56,819 60,962 4,143 7.3
Median earnings for female full-time, year-round workers (dollars) 46,659 45,398 -1,261 -2.7
Insurance Coverage; Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population 1,290,992 1,324,388 33,396 2.6
    With health insurance coverage 1,183,674 1,192,042 8,368 0.7
    With private health insurance coverage  992,637 978,853 -13,784 -1.4
    With public health coverage  312,389 339,597 27,208 8.7
    No health insurance coverage 107,318 132,346 25,028 23.3

6.5. Gross Domestic Product - goto top

Based on BEA Metro Gross Domestic Products (GDP) estimates (http://proximityone.com/metrogdp.htm), these provide a comprehensive measure of the metro economic output. Gross domestic product (GDP) is the value of the goods and services produced by the metro’s economy less the value of the goods and services used up in production. GDP estimates, updated annually, are available for only Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs). Use the interactive table to rank, sort, compare metros.

  Item2011201220132014201520162017Change
2011-17
%Change
2011-17
Gross Domestic Product, per capita real GDP 50,253 50,409 49,906 51,154 53,535 54,171 54,398 4,145 8.20
Real GDP (millions) 58,462 59,932 60,609 63,565 68,143 70,688 72,626 14,164 24.23
GDP (current dollars, millions) 59,646 62,615 64,534 69,056 75,777 79,946 83,288 23,642 39.64
Real GDP Quantity Index, all industry 104.658 107.290 108.502 113.793 121.990 126.545 130.015......

6.6. Fortune 1000 Companies with Headquarters in Metro - goto top

The Fortune 1000 companies (http://proximityone.com/metros_fortune1000.htm) are the largest businesses in the U.S.

This section is updated (2018 businesses) and expanded with additional attributes subscriber edition.

  • Alliance One International, Inc.
  • Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.
  • The Pantry, Inc.

Number in this metro: 3

6.7. Labor Market Characteristics & Trends go top

Based on BLS Local Area Unemployment Statistics (http://proximityone.com/laus.htm), these data are updated monthly and feature only a 2 month lag between the date of availability and month reference date. See related annual labor force characteristics in section 6.4. See related interactive table to compare areas. The table shows most recent six months and data (not seasonally adjusted) for month one year earlier than most recent month.

  ItemNov16Jun17Jul17Aug17Sep17Oct17Nov17Change
11/16-11/17
%Change
11/16-11/17
Labor Force689,659694,768706,799697,798704,093704,694704,96515,3062.22
Employment660,770669,076679,268670,393679,687679,497677,58216,8122.54
Unemployment28,88925,69227,53127,40524,40625,19727,383-1,506-5.21
Unemployment Rate4.193.703.903.933.473.583.88-0.30-7.27

6.8. Cost of Living go top

A cost of living measure is provided by the Regional Price Parity (RPP) for goods and services for an area (state or MSA). The RPP is developed by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and updated annually. The RPP is an index where the national average of the cost of goods and services sold is 100. The RPP is a measure of the cost of living in that area relative to the U.S. overall average. The RPP is available for states and MSAs. The 2006-2016 series will be updated and extended to 2017 in May 2019. More detail is available in subscriber edition.

The Regional Price Parity (RPP) for all goods and services for the Raleigh, NC MSA changed from 95.3 in 2010 to 95.9 in 2017.
 
7. Social & Education Characteristics - goto top

7.1. General Social Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2017.htm
    - see related all ACS 2017 1 year metros Social Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa171dp2.htm

  Item20162017Chg16-17%Chg16-17
Total households 477,920 493,879 15,959 3.3
    Family households (families) 322,564 341,650 19,086 5.9
    Nonfamily households 155,356 152,229 -3,127 -2.0
    Nonfamily households - Householder living alone 123,045 117,971 -5,074 -4.1
Average household size 2.67 2.66 -0.01 -0.4
Average family size 3.23 3.16 -0.07 -2.2
Population in households 1,277,554 1,311,998 34,444 2.7
Enrolled in School; Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 356,918 356,405 -513 -0.1
    Nursery school, preschool 21,807 21,907 100 0.5
    Kindergarten 19,132 16,127 -3,005 -15.7
    Elementary school (grades 1-8) 148,577 146,710 -1,867 -1.3
    High school (grades 9-12) 71,785 79,783 7,998 11.1
    College or graduate school 95,617 91,878 -3,739 -3.9
Educational Attainment; Population 25 years and over 863,184 892,646 29,462 3.4
    Less than 9th grade 30,654 34,551 3,897 12.7
    9th to 12th grade, no diploma 41,868 45,384 3,516 8.4
    High school graduate (includes equivalency) 145,134 158,984 13,850 9.5
    Some college, no degree 159,219 166,473 7,254 4.6
    Associate's degree 78,595 74,790 -3,805 -4.8
    Bachelor's degree 261,703 259,706 -1,997 -0.8
    Graduate or professional degree 146,011 152,758 6,747 4.6
    Percent high school graduate or higher 91.6 91.0 -0.6 -0.7
    Percent bachelor's degree or higher 47.2 46.2 -1.0 -2.1
Mobility/Migration; Residence one year age - Population 1 year and over 1,287,611 1,319,899 32,288 2.5
    Same house 1,069,749 1,107,959 38,210 3.6
    Different house in the U.S. 208,030 202,388 -5,642 -2.7
        Same county 121,416 117,846 -3,570 -2.9
        Different county 86,614 84,542 -2,072 -2.4
        Different county - Same state 48,737 46,521 -2,216 -4.5
        Different county - Different state 37,877 38,021 144 0.4
    Abroad 9,832 9,552 -280 -2.8
Nativity
    Native 1,143,706 1,164,185 20,479 1.8
        Born in United States 1,127,425 1,142,704 15,279 1.4
        Born in United States - State of residence 614,637 621,014 6,377 1.0
        Born in United States - Different state 512,788 521,690 8,902 1.7
        Born in PR, U.S. Island or born abroad to Americans 16,281 21,481 5,200 31.9
    Foreign born 159,240 170,894 11,654 7.3
Foreign-born population 159,240 170,894 11,654 7.3
    Naturalized U.S. citizen 70,445 63,929 -6,516 -9.2
    Not a U.S. citizen 88,795 106,965 18,170 20.5
Language Sooken at Home; Population 5 years and over 1,220,876 1,251,430 30,554 2.5
    English only 1,031,264 1,039,844 8,580 0.8
    Language other than English 189,612 211,586 21,974 11.6
    Language other than English - Speak English less than "very well" 67,152 68,762 1,610 2.4
    Spanish 100,936 114,210 13,274 13.2
    Spanish - Speak English less than "very well" 40,584 43,627 3,043 7.5
Computer Access; Total households 477,920 493,879 15,959 3.3
    With a computer 449,640 472,563 22,923 5.1
    With a computer - With a broadband Internet subscription 420,686 447,993 27,307 6.5

 
7.2. Component School District/Local Education Agency (LEA) Characteristics - goto top

Characteristics for 2015-16 School Year
  NameLEAIDLoGradeHiGradeSchoolsStudentsCity
Cardinal Charter3700358KG07 1   927     Cary, NC
Casa Esperanza Montessori3700131PK08 1   466     Raleigh, NC
Crosscreek Charter School3700119KG08 1   185     Louisburg, NC
Deaf And Blind Schools3700320KG12 3   168     Raleigh, NC
Division Of Prisons37001670912...   ...     Raleigh, NC
East Wake Academy3700070KG12 1   1,144     Zebulon, NC
Endeavor Charter3700314KG08 1   510     Wake Forest, NC
Envision Science Academy3700362KG07 1   405     Raleigh, NC
Exploris Middle School3700043KG08 1   422     Raleigh, NC
Franklin Academy3700069KG12 1   1,643     Wake Forest, NC
Franklin County Schools3701530PK13 16   8,533     Louisburg, NC
Hope Charter Leadership Academy3700124KG05 1   123     Raleigh, NC
Johnston County Schools3702370PK13 46   34,857     Smithfield, NC
Longleaf School Of The Arts37003370912 1   300     Raleigh, NC
Magellan Charter37000450308 1   406     Raleigh, NC
Nc Division Of Juvenile Justice37001570512...   ...     Raleigh, NC
Nc Health And Human Services3700001PK13...   ...     Raleigh, NC
Neuse Charter School3700144KG12 1   870     Smithfield, NC
Pave Southeast Raleigh Charter School3700397KG01 1   123     Raleigh, NC
Preeminent Charter School3700113KG08 1   650     Raleigh, NC
Quest Academy3700099KG08 1   145     Raleigh, NC
Raleigh Charter High School37000970912 1   561     Raleigh, NC
Southern Wake Academy37001140612 1   370     Holly Springs, NC
Sterling Montessori Academy3700046PK08 1   599     Morrisville, NC
Torchlight Academy3700098KG06 1   521     Raleigh, NC
Triangle Math And Science Academy3700324KG09 1   642     Cary, NC
Wake County Schools3704720PK13 181   157,839     Cary, NC
Wake Forest Charter Academy3700364KG06 1   591     Wake Forest, NC
Youngsville Academy3700387KG02 1   139     Youngsville, NC


Number in this metro: 32

 
7.3. Component Higher Education Institution Characteristics - goto top

This section is not available for this area in this version.

8. GeoPolitics - goto top

Metro breakout not available for this area in this version. See related:
  • 115th Congressional Districts demographic-economic interactive tables General demographics .. Social .. Economic .. Housing
  • State Legislative Districts (2016 cycle) interactive table

 
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