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Houses for Rent in Raleigh, NC
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Do you want a house with a backyard, a grill area, that offers you privacy and enough space for your family? RentCafe offers you the possibility to look for a house for rent near you, to find the one that best suits your family. Browsing through our listings, you can filter by size, price, pet policy, check out the location, to find the best house in your area. Whether you are looking to move to a particular neighborhood, or a specific ZIP code, may it be for its safety, beautiful buildings, or quiet atmosphere, you can find the rental house that your whole family will enjoy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the rent for a house in Raleigh, NC?

The price range of a house for rent is between $945 and $2,645. Find house for rent in Raleigh, NC.

What is the average size of a rental house in Raleigh, NC?

The average Raleigh, NC rental house size is 1,551 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a house in Raleigh, NC?

Renting a house in Raleigh, NC comes with more space, both indoor and outdoor.

What are the downsides of renting a house apartment in Raleigh, NC?

Houses for rent in Raleigh, NC are usually located in non-central areas. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in Raleigh, NC.

Raleigh, NC Demographics

  • Total Population469,698
  • Female 226,994
    Male 242,704
  • Median Age34

Raleigh, NC has a population of 469,698 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 242,704 of Raleigh’s residents are women and 226,994 are men. The median age of those who live in Raleigh, NC is 34.

Average Rent in Raleigh, NC

  • Raleigh, NC Average Rental Price, February 2022 $1,522 /mo

The average monthly rent of apartments in Raleigh, NC is $1,522.

    Raleigh, NC Apartment Rent Ranges

    About 33% of apartment rents in Raleigh, NC range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 9% of apartments. Around 53% of Raleigh’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 5% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

    Raleigh, NC Rent Trends

    Average Rent Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Feb / 2022
    Raleigh, NC $1,160 $1,168 $1,208 $1,224 $1,248 $1,230 $1,256 $1,258 $1,421 $1,510 $1,522
    National $1,362 $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

    Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Raleigh, NC is $1,522.

    Raleigh, NC Households

    • Total Number of Households187,517
    • Family 102,907
      Non-family 84,610
    • Children 52,296
      No Children 135,221
    • Average People Per Household2.4
    • Median Household Income$69,720
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,231

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 187,517 households in Raleigh, NC. 102,907 are family households and 84,610 are non-family households. There are 52,296 households with children in Raleigh and 135,221 households without children. On average, about 2.4 people live in a household in Raleigh, NC. The median income of a Raleigh household living in Raleigh is $69,720 per year. The median housing costs per month are $1,231.

    Raleigh, NC Education Statistics

    The level of education of the population of Raleigh, NC is as follows: 3% have no high school education, 22% completed some high school, 21% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 31% have a Bachelor Degree, and 16% have a Graduate Degree.

    Renting a house in Raleigh, NC

    If you are interested in living in a serene house, with no noise restrictions and a backyard, you might want to search through rental homes. More and more people nowadays choose to rent houses because the advantages are unlimited. Social butterflies can throw parties without worrying about Mrs. Jenny calling the police and sunbathers can soak up some vitamin D in the intimacy of their lovely patio. With a large variety of options to choose from, you are sure to find a house out of the 48 homes for rent in Raleigh, NC that will satisfy your need for comfort and privacy. Regardless of the size you’re searching for, we have your covered with plenty of duplexes or single family homes for rent. Because your money is important and you want to choose wisely, there are also cheap houses for rent in Raleigh, NC starting from $945. If you’re open to spending a little more, there are many wonderful rental houses situated in some of the best residential areas in Raleigh, NC.

    Pick your house based on how much living space you require

    If you want to rent but are not willing to cut down on your size requirements, rental homes are for you. While large apartments are also great, houses have their advantages. The average house in Raleigh, NC provides plenty of living and storage space for you and your family, including pets. Whether you have little children or you dream of being able to accommodate your out-of-town guests, you can choose from houses up to 3 bedroom and 4 bedroom in size. If you and your loved one are newly-weds and need something no larger than a 1 bedroom or 2 bedroom home, select the number of beds from the top menu. The right home is waiting to be discovered.

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