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2023 Best Suburbs to Live in North Carolina

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

    Cary

    Suburb of Raleigh, NC,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Cary, North Carolina, seamlessly blends safety and beauty. Renowned for low crime rates, it offers a comforting sense of security. The city's natural beauty, lush green spaces, and tree-lined streets...Cary's cultural scene adds vibrancy with events, festivals, and the Cary Arts Center, fostering community engagement. Residential life in meticulously planned neighborhoods offers diverse housing...Cary's dedication to education solidifies its status as an exemplary city, attracting families seeking an intellectually stimulating environment. In essence, Cary is a testament to the successful....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 174,880,

  2. #4 Best Suburbs 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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 65,541,

  3. #7 Best Suburbs 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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 58,919,

  4. #10 Best Suburbs to Live in North Carolina.

    Harrisburg

    Suburb of Charlotte, NC,

    51 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Harrisburg, North Carolina is a small town located in Cabarrus County. While individual experiences and perspectives may vary, here are some generally recognized positive aspects of Harrisburg:Small-town atmosphere: Harrisburg maintains a charming small-town atmosphere that appeals to many residents. The community is known for its friendly and close-knit nature, offering a sense of...Proximity to Charlotte: Harrisburg is situated just a short distance from Charlotte, the largest city in North Carolina. This close proximity provides residents with convenient access to urban...The area needs more community engagement and involvement, Increasing community engagement and involvement can help foster a stronger sense of community and belonging..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 18,934,

  5. #15 Best Suburbs to Live in North Carolina.

    Wake Forest

    Suburb of Raleigh, NC,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I moved to Wake Forest when I was six years old with my baby sister, so it’s safe to say I’ve seen a lot of changes over my childhood. Wake Forest used to be a dirt road kind of town with one highway....

    Read 199 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 48,047,

  6. #18 Best Suburbs to Live in North Carolina.

    Matthews

    Suburb of Charlotte, NC,

    165 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Matthews is a safe town near the city of Charlotte. Downtown Matthews is a small delight with local businesses, filled with people whether they're at the local cafe or enjoying pizza outdoors. There....

    Read 165 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 29,613,

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