Welcome to Raleigh

Raleigh is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is the county seat of Raleigh County, though portions also extend into Wake County in the east and Orange County in the west. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population to be 251,893 as of July 1, 2014. Raleigh is the core of the four-county Raleigh-Chapel Hill Metropolitan Area, which has a population of 542,710 as of U.S. Census 2014 Population Estimates. The US Office of Management and Budget also includes Raleigh as a part of the Raleigh-Raleigh-Chapel Hill Combined Statistical Area, which has a population of 2,037,430 as of U.S. Census 2014 Population Estimates.

All About Raleigh, NC

  • County: Wake
  • Established: December 31, 1792
  • Area: 144.8 sq mi
  • Population: 451,066
  • Elevation: 315 ft
  • Median Household Inc: $60,003

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