Welcome to Raleigh

Raleigh is the capital city of North Carolina. It's located in the piedmont region and is the county seat of Wake County. As one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, the city now extends into multiple counties and the 2014 Census estimated the city's population to be 251,893. Raleigh stands at the core of the four-county Raleigh-Chapel Hill Metropolitan Area, which has an overall population of 542,710. The US Office of Management & Budget identify Raleigh as the nexus of the Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill Combined Statistical Area, which has a population of over 2 million citizens.

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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