moving to raleigh: Raleigh in Top Ten Fastest Growing Metro Areas in the United States - 05/01/12 10:27 AM
2010 North Carolina Census Results
Raleigh-Cary in Top Ten Fastest Growing Cities in the United States 2010 Census Results Show Raleigh's Strong Population Growth
Raleigh-Cary has been named the fourth fastest growing metropolitan area in the nation, from the 2000 census to the 2010 census. 
The 2010 U.S. Census results showed an over 40% population increase in the Raleigh-Cary metropolitan area, now reaching a population of 1,130,490.
Other metropolitan areas making the top ten fastest-growing list included: Palm Coast, FL; St. George, UT; Las Vegas-Paradise, NV; Provo-Orem, UT.  
 
Raleigh-Cary's population growth strongly correlates to the projected 90% increase in 2011 Raleigh building permits.
  The North Carolina census, … (1 comments)

moving to raleigh: Raleigh Named Healthiest City for Women | Raleigh Relocation - 01/16/12 09:28 AM
Raleigh Named #1 Healthiest City for Women to Live Raleigh, NC Best Place to Live  
Women's Health Magazine has rated Raleigh, NC as the healthiest U.S. city for women to live, beating out 99 of the largest U.S. cities.
Raleigh was also ranked in the top 10 healthiest cities for men to live.
Cities were ranked based on 30 health measurement categories, including:
Obesity rates Amount of time spent working out Frequency of doctor visits for health check-ups Breast cancer rates Eating the recommended serving of fruits and veggies Life expectancy rates Women's Health and Men's Health Magazines used several data sources, including:
Centers for Disease Control … (2 comments)

moving to raleigh: 2010 North Carolina Census Results | Wake County Population Growth - 03/22/11 10:13 AM
2010 North Carolina Census Results Wake County Highest Percentage Population Growth The 2010 North Carolina Census results, released by the U.S. Census Bureau in March 2011, show a 43.5% increase in Wake County's population, a higher percentage increase than any other North Carolina county. Wake County's population has reached 900,993.
This population growth in Wake County strongly correlates to the projected 90% increase in Raleigh - Cary New Home Building Permits for 2011.
The 2010 Census also showed:
Raleigh is the most populous incorporated place in North Carolina, increasing by 46.3%
Durham is the fifth most populous incorporated place in North … (2 comments)

moving to raleigh: 2010 North Carolina Census Results | Durham Number Five in Population Growth - 03/10/11 02:06 PM
2010 North Carolina Census Results Durham Number Five in Population Growth  
Durham, NC continues to be a popular place to live in the Raleigh area.
The 2010 U.S. Census results showed a 22.1% increase in Durham's population, now reaching 228,330. This population growth strongly correlates to the projected 70% increase in 2011 Durham New Home Building Permits.
The North Carolina census, released by the U.S. Census Bureau March 2011, detailed these results:
Raleigh is the populous incorporated place in North Carolina, increasing by 46.3%
Wake County is the most populus county in North Carolina, increasing by 43.5% to 900,993
14 … (2 comments)

moving to raleigh: Raleigh Relocation | Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill Relocation Tips - 07/28/10 06:58 AM
Raleigh and the Triangle Area - Raleigh NC Relocation Package Moving to the Raleigh NC Area?
Learn About Jobs, Shopping, Places to Live, Parks, and Much More!

 
 
Whether you're looking at relocating to Raleigh to start your career, to find a friendly place to raise a family, or retiring in a terrific climate, Raleigh and the Research Park Triangle has something to offer you.
Great schools, Forbes rated #1 in for Businesses and Careers, lots of lakes and golf courses, top-rated cultural centers, universities, and hospitals.
And all only two hours to the ocean and three hours to the mountains - it's no … (7 comments)

moving to raleigh: 365 Things to Do in Raleigh - The Krispy Kreme Store - 05/28/10 06:58 AM
365 Things to Do in Raleigh - Get a Hot, Fresh Doughnut The Krispy Kreme Store - They Have Hats!  

 
A box of Krispy Kremes is a glorious sight to behold. Original glazed, crullers, creme-filled. The list goes on and on. Nothing beats a doughnut for a quick dessert, and no doughnut is better than Krispy Kreme.
 
You can get Krispy Kremes at grocery stores, but that doesn't quite match up with the atmosphere of a Krispy Kreme store and the knowledge that the doughnuts are hot and fresh-baked. Downtown Raleigh at the southern end of Fayetteville … (9 comments)

moving to raleigh: 365 Things to Do in Raleigh - Ride the Rickshaws - 05/27/10 06:38 AM
365 Things to Do in Raleigh - Take a Ride in a Rickshaw Cruise in Style in Downtown Raleigh  

 
If you've been reading this blog for the past few weeks, you'll know of some of the great things Raleigh, and specifically downtown, has to offer, including restaurants, bars and clubs, museums, and concert halls.
 
 
Of course, driving and parking can be a hassle. If you want to go somewhere in downtown Raleigh that's not quite close enough to walk, you have a more convenient alternative: travel by rickshaw.
 
 
 

 
You can often … (3 comments)

moving to raleigh: Garage Sales in Raleigh | Find Yard Sales in Raleigh NC - 05/04/10 06:48 AM
Find Garage Sales in Raleigh NC Are you a weekend warrior?  A yard sale veteran?  No matter what you are, it's easier to shop yard sales (or sell that "extra" stuff you found when you got ready to move) by checking out one of these great sites.
Craigslist
Craigslist is a go to place for so much, including yard sales!  Find garage and yard sales in the Raleigh area.  You may have to look up the address, or there may be a link to a map at the bottom of the post.  Search by type of item being sold, or look for … (5 comments)

moving to raleigh: Raleigh Relocation Package December 2009 - Moving to Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill - 11/30/09 05:12 AM
Raleigh and the Triangle Area - Raleigh NC Relocation Package Moving to the Raleigh NC Area? Learn About Jobs, Shopping, Places to Live, Parks, and Much More!
Whether you're looking at relocating to Raleigh to start your career, to find a friendly place to raise a family, or retiring in a terrific climate, Raleigh and the Research Park Triangle has something to offer you. Great schools, top rated "Best Place to Live", lots of lakes and golf courses, top-rated cultural centers, universities, and hospitals - and all only two hours to the ocean and three hours to the mountains - it's no wonder that Raleigh … (3 comments)

moving to raleigh: NCSU Ranks 6th in Nation as Best Value Public University - 01/13/09 10:15 AM
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North Carolina State University Takes Top Rank in USA Today/Princeton Review NCSU Rated 6th Best School in US Anyone interested in the Raleigh area knows that they're going to find some of the nation's top schools here, like UNC Chapel Hill, Duke University, Elon University, and Meredith College.  But they may be surprised to find that one of the nation's top schools is also one of the best bargains for higher education.
The Princeton Review and USA Today just issued their "Best Colleges for 2009" lists - and NCSU ranked 6th in the country for public universities.
Here's … (2 comments)

moving to raleigh: Nine Top Triangle Schools Recognized by US News and World Report! - 01/06/09 08:26 AM
Raleigh NC Relocation Package
Top Rated High Schools in the Triangle Best Places for Your Kids to Learn in Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill NC It's time for Raleigh NC to stand out yet again - US News and World Reports  has published their list of top 100 High Schools in the United States. US News analyzed over 21,000 high schools, ranking them by Gold, Silver and Bronze standings.
Gold Standard High Schools in the Triangle - US News and World Reports Raleigh Charter High Raleigh, NC
East Chapel Hill High Chapel Hill, NC
Silver Standard High Schools in the Triangle Green Hope High Wake … (3 comments)

moving to raleigh: Raleigh Relocation Package 2009 - Moving to Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill - 01/02/09 08:47 AM
Raleigh and the Triangle Area - Raleigh NC Relocation Package
Moving to the Raleigh NC Area? Learn About Jobs, Shopping, Places to Live, Parks, and Much More!  
Whether you're looking at relocating to Raleigh to start your career, to find a friendly place to raise a family, or retiring in a terrific climate, Raleigh and the Research Park Triangle has something to offer you. Great schools, Forbes rated #1 in 2007 for Businesses and Careers, lots of lakes and golf courses, top-rated cultural centers, universities, and hospitals - and all only two hours to the ocean and three hours to the mountains - it's no … (5 comments)

 
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