Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Raleigh is 474,069. Raleigh, North Carolina is the 41st largest city in the US.
Parts of Raleigh are located within Durham County and Wake County.
The current population of Raleigh (474,069) is it's peak population.
Raleigh has grown 63.3% since the 2000. Raleigh, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 94% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
No, Raleigh is the second largest city in the state of North Carolina based on population. The biggest city, Charlotte, is 1.9x bigger than Raleigh.
The total voting age population of Raleigh, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 333,514. The voting age population is 46.9% male and 53.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.6% of the residents of Raleigh are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Raleigh are 58.3% White, 29.0% Black, 4.8% Other, 4.6% Asian, 2.9% Two or more races and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 11.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Raleigh, 12.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.8%. On a per-household basis, 8.0% of families are below the poverty line in Raleigh.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.4% of Raleigh residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.8% of Raleigh residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 50.9% have a bachelor's degree and 18.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Raleigh residents aged 5 and older, 17.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 9.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Raleigh is 4.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Raleigh, 14.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Raleigh is $67,266.
In Raleigh, 51.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 48.5% of housing units in Raleigh.
Of all the housing units in Raleigh, 3.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Raleigh, 35.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 72,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Raleigh is $1,121.
In Raleigh, 89.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|32||Albuquerque, New Mexico||560,513||24.4%|
|38||Kansas City, Missouri||495,327||11.9%|
|39||Colorado Springs, Colorado||478,221||32.0%|
|41||Raleigh, North Carolina||474,069||63.3%|
|43||Long Beach, California||462,628||0.0%|
|44||Virginia Beach, Virginia||449,974||5.4%|
|50||New Orleans, Louisiana||390,144||-19.3%|
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