Best Neighborhoods in Raleigh-Durham

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At VeryApt we've created guides to help give you a sense of the different neighborhoods that Raleigh-Durham has to offer. Each of our guides is the product of our own research and renter reviews from our platform. If you're overwhelmed with choices, a good place to start is our apartment finder!
Raleigh & Durham, along with Chapel Hill, are the three major cities in an area that's known as The Triangle. All three cities are full of bright, young people as top-notch universities in Duke, UNC, and NC State help to populate the area. The cost of living in any of the three cities is slightly lower than the national average and to make it even more appealing, they still obtain their southern roots as the people are couldn't be friendlier.

Where to Live in Raleigh-Durham

Erwin - LaSalle
Quiet and Convenient for Duke Students
American Village Residential Area Close to Duke/Downtown Durham
Baity Hill Carolina's Premier Apartment Community for Graduates and Student Families
Brightleaf Home to the Brightleaf Square with Tons of Shopping, Restaurant, and Nightlife Options
Carrboro Vibrant and Trendy
Chapel Hill Quiet Suburban Town
Downing Creek Pet-Friendly Apartment Community with On-Site Pools, Parking, and Gym
Downtown Durham Proudly Part of the "New South"
Downtown Raleigh Full of Arts, Entertainment, and Nightlife
Duke Central Campus Home to Duke University and Great Housing Options for Students
Duke Forrest Serene Community Adjacent to Duke Forest and Duke University
Duke Homestead Cozy Living, Convenient for Students
Franklin Hills Beautiful Architecture Affiliated with UNC Chapel Hill's Campus History
Franklin Street Campus Hub for UNC
Garrett Road Beautiful Residential Area Between Downtown Durham and Chapel Hill
Glen Lennox Quiet Family Friendly Neighborhood
Hillandale Small Town Feel, Near to Duke
Hillsborough Main Street of Downtown Raleigh and NCSU Campus Life
Holly Springs Growing Community Suited for Family Fun
Meadowmont Family friendly neighborhood
Ninth Street Great Nightlife & Popular for Duke Grad Students
Northwest Raleigh Safe Neighborhood, Great for Families and Outdoor Enthusiasts
Old West Durham Hot Spot for Duke Students
Southern Village Blend of Residential, Commercial, and Recreational Spaces
Trinity Heights Residential and Safe Neighborhood on Duke's East Campus
Trinity Park Residential, Close to Duke
West Raleigh Lively Entertainment Host of Raleigh, NC