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Rolesville
  • Suburb of Raleigh, NC

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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Rolesville is a suburb of Raleigh with a population of 8,002. Rolesville is in Wake County and is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Rolesville offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Rolesville there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Rolesville and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Rolesville are highly rated.

About

About Rolesville...
Population
8,002

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$331,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$826
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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Rolesville Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    41.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    93
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    392.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    21.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    19%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    24%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    4%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in Rolesville

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$126,793
National
$64,994

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