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Rolesville
  • Suburb of Raleigh, NC

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  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 A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade C minus

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Rolesville is a suburb of Raleigh with a population of 7,488. 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 above average.

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About Rolesville...
Population
7,488

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$316,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$788
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    13
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    13
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    194.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,102.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    90.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    23%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    2%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    24%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    4%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

Working in Rolesville

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$119,615
National
$62,843

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