Relocating to Raleigh
Moving to Raleigh, NC? Use the All My Sons Raleigh relocation guide to learn more after your move to Raleigh! Raleigh is one of the most popular relocation destinations in the country. Visit AllMySons.com/Raleigh for more information. Raleigh, North Carolina is the State capital, an educational hub and a major US research center. The city rests between Wake and Durham counties and has a population of around 300,000. Considered the number one educated city in the nation, the area is famously associated with Research Triangle Park and also being home to North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University. A staggering 44% of all Raleigh residents have an undergraduate degree and 90% of all residents have a high school diploma. Raleigh has the highest concentration of PhD’s per capita.
The city experiences annual growth of 4.5%. The average age of Raleigh residents is 31, the median income is $48,000, and the average home price is $156,000. The city experiences a mild climate with humid summers and mild winters. Nearby cities include Garner, Knightdale, Cary, Morrisville, Wake Forest, Rolesville, Apex, and Holly Springs and the city is a car town, although the Raleigh Trolley runs downtown. The city is divided in to 7 major parts similar to the five boroughs of New York; Old Raleigh, East Raleigh, West Raleigh, North Raleigh, Midtown Raleigh, South Raleigh, and Southeast Raleigh. The counties making up the greater Raleigh area are: Wake County, Durham County, Orange County, Brier Creek area, Preston, Wakefield, Brightleaf, Bedford, Falls River, Hasentree, the Registry, Stonemoor, Hope Valley Farms, Chancellors Ridge, Amberley, and Cary Park in the Triangle Area of North Carolina (NC).
COMMUNICATION The greater Raleigh area code is the 919 prefix. TELEPHONE Bell South In-State (919) 780-2355 Out-of-State 1-800-767-2355 Sprint 919-556-0080 Verizon 800-483-4000 CABLE Television Cable in the greater Raleigh area is provided by Time Warner Cable. www.twc-nc.com 919-595-4892 NEWPAPERS & PRINT MEDIA News & Observer www.newsobserver.com
UTILITIES ELECTRICITY Progress Energy 1-800-419-6356 Duke Power 1-800-769-3766) Wake Electric 919-863-6300 PSNC Energy Gas 877-776-2427 City of Raleigh Water & Sewer 919-890-3245 City of Raleigh Garbage Trash Schedule 919-831-6890
CULTURE Museums North Carolina Museum of Art North Carolina Museum of History North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Marbles Kids Museum IMAX Theater at Marbles Kids Museum Raleigh City Museum Artspace Performing Arts North Carolina Symphony Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek North Carolina Theatre Raleigh Little Theatre and Rose Garden Theatre in the Park Raleigh Ensemble Players North Carolina Master Chorale The Opera Company of North Carolina Raleigh Chamber Music Guild Carolina Ballet
Retail Crabtree Valley Mall Triangle Town Center Streets of Southpoint Cary Towne Center Northgate Mall University Mall Cameron Village Alexander Place Promenade Pleasant Valley Promenade White Oak Crossing Midway Plantation Beaver Creek Commons Centrum Gateway at North Pointe South Square New Hope Commons
Major Employers State of North Carolina Wake County Public School System North Carolina State University WakeMed Health & Hospitals Rex Healthcare Progress Energy Wake County Government City of Raleigh First Citizens Bank Misys Healthcare Systems News & Observer Longistics Waste Industries Duke University & Medical Center University of North Carolina IBM GlaxoSmithKline
Colleges & Universities Meredith College 919-760-8600 North Carolina State University 919-515-3205 Peace College 919-508-2000 Saint Augustine's College 919-516-4000 Shaw University 919-546-8200 Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary 919-761-2100 TRANSPORTATION Raleigh-Durham International Airport 919-840-2123 Bus Schedule 919-111-1717 Raleigh Rapid Transit 919-111-2278 GOVERNMENT City of Raleigh 919-890-3125 City of Durham 919-560-4412 County Assessor's Office 919-111-3836 Raleigh County Clerk 919-111-5900 City of Raleigh Parks & Recreation Department 919-890-3285 Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce 919-664-7000 NC Division of Motor Vehicles 919-570-1016 Town of Cary 919-469-4050 Town of Morrisville 919-463-6200 Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitor Bureau 919-645-2662
MEDICAL Animal Emergency Care 919-111-4412 Children's Hospital 919-111-3255 Raleigh Medical Center 919-111-4444 Advanced Medical Institute www.advancedmedicalinstitute.com Chapel Hill Children’s Clinic www.chapelhillchildrensclinic.com Duke Health Raleigh Hospital www.dukehealthraleigh.org Durham Regional Hospital www.duke.edu
PUBLIC SAFETY The City of Raleigh police department employs 728 sworn officers. The department uses a precinct system in an effort to allow the officers to become more familiar with the people they protect and the neighborhoods they patrol. Emergency 911 Police Non-Emergency 919-890-3335 City Information 919-890-3000 Crime Prevention 919-807-5433 Fire Prevention 919-831-6392