Here Are The 10 Best Places To Live In North Carolina And Why

As of 2016, the population of North Carolina is now at 9,750,405. It’s gone up by 7%, meaning people are flocking to our beautiful state – and it’s safe to say the secret is out. While residents seem to know where they want to lay down roots or even the next city on their move to list, out of staters and recent transplants might be wondering where would be best to live in North Carolina. Using a mix of Movoto data and lifetime resident knowledge…these places are perfect to call home in the Tar Heel state.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

North Carolina is home to some AMAZING places, and some honorable mentions that need to be included are Greensboro, Wilmington, Asheville, and Durham. But these 10 towns listed give you the most bang for your buck while also offering a peace of mind for raising a family in a safe place. Do you call any of these places home or want to add any to the list?