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Posted by Penny Hull on Mon, Oct 01, 2012 @ 08:10 AM

Raleigh, NC in America's Top 50

Raleigh Ranked 18 in Businessweek's Best Cities

Businessweek.com and Bloomberg Rankings evaluated 100 of America's largest cities to arrive at the top 50 best places to live. Raleigh ranked at number 18. Looking for reasons to relocate to Raleigh, NC? Read on.

What makes Raleigh one of the best cities to live in, in America?

 - Strong median household income of $76,255Raleigh, NC in America's Top 50 | Businessweek's Best Cities

 - Low crime, low unemployment

 - Education: Five universities, including the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University. Public school performance and number of degree holders were considered in the rankings.

 - Historical traditions, with properties as the Mordecai House and Tucker House

 - Recreational opportunities, such as museums, bars, restaurants, parks, professional sports teams

 - Air Quality

What mattered most in Businessweek's 2012 Best Cities to Live ranking?

Leisure amenities, educational metrics and economic metrics, crime, and air quality were given the most weight. 

Building a New Home in Raleigh, NC

Raleigh, NC is a relocation destination. From hundreds of different "Best Place" accolades to the parks, culture, and universities that define the Triangle, Raleigh continues to be chosen as a favorite place to live in America.

Stanton Homes is a Raleigh new home builder offering Raleigh NC New Homes - and we look forward to providing you with an exceptional living experience!

Read the entire Businessweek article here.

Data came from Onboard Informatics and the Trust for Public Land.

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