Raleigh is the capital and second most populous city of North Carolina. It is also the seat of Wake County and a part of the Research Triangle metropolitan region (Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill). Raleigh has a total area of 115.6 square miles, with 1 square mile of water.
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According to the 2008 census, Raleigh has a population of 380,173. It has a population density of 3,288.4 people per square mile. Raleigh health insurance quotes are affected by the demographics of the city. The racial makeup of the city was 63.31% Caucasian, 27.80% African American, 7.01% Hispanic/Latino, 3.38% Asian American, 0.36% Native American, 0.04% Pacific Islander and 3.24% other. Nearly 1.88% of the total population is from two or more races. The median income for a household in Raleigh is $46,612 and the median income for families is $60,003.
Raleigh health insurance and auto insurance rely on the city's crime rates. Raleigh has an average rate of 496.2 car thefts per year for every 100,000 residents. In recent years, the crime rate in the city has steadily decreased.
The climate of the area largely affects home insurance. The city has a subtropical climate, which amounts to moderate temperatures during the autumn and spring seasons. Winters are cool to fairly chilly and wet. The summers are usually between warm and hot. Raleigh averages about 7 inches of snow every winter, and occasional periods of drought.
Auto insurance quotes also depend upon available highways and roads and their condition. Three interstate highways, five United States Highways, and three North Carolina Highways serve the city and surrounding area.