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2023 Best Places to Live in North Carolina

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  1. #1 Best Places to Live in North Carolina.

    Cary

    Suburb of Raleigh, NC,

    518 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I absolutely love Cary, North Carolina. When I moved here in the summer of 2016 at age 10 I was thrilled with the prospects for my freetime. The greenway circling the lake behind my house became my....

    Read 518 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 174,880,

  2. #7 Best Places to Live in North Carolina.

    Apex

    Suburb of Raleigh, NC,

    240 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love Apex and it is highly maintained. Friendly, family-friendly, and safe. They have great police and a great community. But ever since it was voted the top place to live, MANY people have moved...I can't see my favorite horse anymore. And it's difficult to drive now because all these new people can't drive. Before many people moved in driving was simple, safe, and easy. But now it is scary....

    Read 240 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 65,541,

  3. #14 Best Places to Live in North Carolina.

    Chapel Hill

    Town in North Carolina,

    229 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The town is situated near the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and offers a unique fusion of charm, culture, and intellectual energy. Campus life and community are some of my favorite....

    Read 229 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 58,919,

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