Raleigh Community Demographics


POPULATION
City of Raleigh 316,979 (est. July 2003)
Planning Jurisdiction 344,030 (est. July 2003)
Wake County 694,702 (census 2003)
North Carolina 8,320,146 (census 2002)
THE CITY OF RALEIGH POPULATION CHARACTERISTICS:
63.3% white (2000 census)
36.7% other racial groups (2000 census)
3.87 persons per acre population density in the corporate limits.
541,895 persons projected in year 2025
GEOGRAPHY - LAND AREA (July 2003)
City of Raleigh 127.250 square miles
Planning Jurisdiction 181.56 square miles
Wake County 858 square miles
Elevation 434 feet above sea level
WEATHER
Average annual high 70.7 F
Average annual low 49.9 F
Average annual precipitation 44.19 inches
Average annual snowfall 4.5 inches
MEDIA (Television and Radio Stations)
WRAL-5 CBS
WTVD-11 ABC
WNCN-17 NBC
WRAZ-50 FOX
WLFL-22 WB
WRDC-28 UPN
WUNC-4 PBS
WRMY-47
Community Access Ch-10
Time Warner Cable
23 Area Radio Stations
MEDIA (Newspapers)
The News and Observer (Daily)
Triangle Business Journal (Weekly)
Triangle Business Weekly (Weekly)
The Carolinian (Weekly)
The Spectator (Weekly)