Be honest, are you from Raleigh?
We poked around on the map, which shows where people moved between the ages of 16 and 26, and found a few interesting facts.
66% of residents who moved to Raleigh elected to stay through young adulthood. So, where did the others go?
- Approximately 14% stayed in NC, with 2.8% moving to Greensboro, 2.5% to Charlotte, 1.4% to Fayetteville, and 1.4% to Wilmington.
- Approximately 20% left the state. Top destinations included New York City, Washington, DC, Atlanta, and Los Angeles.
49% of Raleighites came from outside of the city. It’s likely that your neighbors are already North Carolinians or moved from up north.
- Approximately 18% moved from other areas of NC, with 2.8% relocating from Greensboro, 2.3% from Charlotte, and 2.1% from Fayetteville.
- Out-of-state relocation accounted for 31%, with the most common areas being New York City, Washington, DC, Newark, and Philadelphia.