Raleigh Relocation | Moving to Raleigh | Triangle NC Relocation Information: Raleigh in Top Ten Fastest Growing Metro Areas in the United States

Raleigh in Top Ten Fastest Growing Metro Areas in the United States

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 in Top Ten Fastest Growing Cities in the United States

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, released by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2011, detailed these results:

Raleigh in Top Ten Fastest Growing Cities in the United States

 - Durham is the fifth most populous incorporated place in North Carolina, increasing by 22.1%

 - Wake County is the number one most populus county in North Carolina, increasing by 43.5% to 900,993

 - 14 other North Carolina counties increased their population by at least 25% including: Franklin, Johnston, Harnett, Chatham, Hoke, Union, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, Iredell, Pitt, Camden, Currituck, Pender, and Brunswick.

 - Overall, North Carolina saw a 18.5% increase in population to 9,535,483, the second highest increase in 100 years of Census results

 - The South (encompassing North Carolina) experienced an overall population increase of 14.3%, higher than any other region in the U.S.

 

 

The interactive graph below shows 10 decades of U.S. population change data. Mouse over a state to see the percentage and count of population growth. The left-hand graph will show the increasing trend for North Carolina.

 

 

The interactive graph below shows North Carolina population change by County. Mouse over a county to see the trend, percentage, and count of population growth.

 

 

 

Data provided by U.S. Census Bureau.

 

There are many reasons why Raleigh continues to show growth in population and new home construction, including:

 

2010 U.S. Census Results - Which Areas are Growing the Most?

Wake County Growth | 2010 Wake County, NC Census Results

Harnett County Growth | 2010 Harnett County, NC Census Results

Orange County Growth | 2010 Orange County Census Results

Lee County Growth | 2010 Lee County, NC Census Results

Chatham County Growth | 2010 Chatham County, NC Census Results

Durham Number Five in Population Growth | Durham Growth

 

 

Raleigh NC New Home Resources - Building a Home in Raleigh

Raleigh NC New Home Builders

Accessible Homes NC – Accessible Builders in Raleigh

Acreage Lots for Sale Raleigh, NC

Raleigh, NC New Home Lots and Land

Most Up-to-Date Raleigh Market Reports - How is the Housing Market in Raleigh?

 

 

New Custom Homes in the Raleigh Area - and throughout central North Carolina

 

New Homes Raleigh NC - New Home Raleigh - Raleigh NC New Homes - New Home Raleigh NCStanton Homes makes building your new custom home easy!  We'll guide you through the entire process - select from thousands of different floor plans, and hundreds of different locations.  Your custom home is going to be extraordinary when you create it with one of the nation’s top fully involved builders, our upscale architectural and interior design team, and the high quality materials and craftsmanship that our reputation is built on.

Call 919-278-8070 to find out more about new homes in the Raleigh area today. 

Custom Home Floor Plans | NC Custom Home Builders | Floor Plan Options Floor Plan Price | Raleigh New Home Cost | Custom Home Cost Estimate Floor Plan Ideas | Floor Plan Styles | Custom Home Floor Plans Raleigh New Home Lots | Custom Home Lots for Sale | New Home Lots Raleigh NC

Articles copyright Stanton Homes 2006-2013.  Unauthorized use is not permitted.  Provided for informational purposes only, no claims are made by Stanton Homes regarding the validity of any statements.  Please note:  all listing information per MLS, and current as of posting date.  Information subject to change.  Stanton Homes does not make claims to ownership of  any lot listings, but can work with homebuyers to purchase available lots and build.  Home plans to be approved on an individual basis, subject to neighborhood restrictive covenants and lot restrictions.  Ask for further information regarding any community, lot or floor plan.  Photos represent typical homes and details of each neighborhood, to help highlight different options available in the Raleigh/Triangle area.  No claim of ownership is made to homes or land pictured.  

1 commentStanton Homes • May 01 2012 10:27AM

Comments

Great Blog, Raleigh is a great area and I am so excited to be getting into this growing market. Thanks for all the helpful information.

Posted by Gabe Macaluso (Paramount Realty Soluitons) about 2 years ago

This blog does not allow anonymous comments