Life in Raleigh provides many opportunities for its residents such as high tech jobs, excellent education and economic stability. Recently a new study by portfolio.com found Raleigh to be the major metropolitan area that offers the best quality of life in the United States. No longer are cities such as Los Angeles, New York City and Chicago at the top for providing the best quality of life.
What makes Raleigh stand out?
• Raleigh has experienced a rapid rate of growth. The population in Raleigh has increased by 37% since 2000.
• New homes are abundant in the area. Over 50% of new homes in the area have been built since the year 1990.
• Raleigh offers a wide supply of high-level jobs. The report showed that 44% of Raleigh’s workforce had management or professional positions.
• Not only are there many high-level jobs in the area, but the workforce is well educated. 41% of those in the workforce held at least a bachelors degree.
Portfolio.com, when deciding on what metropolitan areas to assess, chose 67 areas that had populations greater than 750,000. The data that they used to come to the conclusions they reached came from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2006-2008 American Community Survey.
Now is the time to make the move to live in Raleigh so that you can have the best quality of life in the United States. Let Marti Hampton and Marti’s team at RE/MAX One Realty help find you the home of your dreams.