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Fuquay-Varina
  • Suburb of Raleigh, NC

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade C+

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Fuquay-Varina is a suburb of Raleigh with a population of 27,426. Fuquay-Varina is in Wake County and is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Fuquay-Varina offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Fuquay-Varina there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Fuquay-Varina and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Fuquay-Varina are highly rated.

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About Fuquay-Varina...
Population
27,426

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$255,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,160
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    42
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    9.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    32.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    155
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    755.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    42
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    18%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    18%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

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