"Top 10" and "Best Of" Superlatives For the Triangle Area

In most categories that are important to people looking to relocate to a new area, the cities of the Triangle rank high … 



Best Cities for Young Professionals
(#3 Raleigh) - Forbes, Apr 2016

Top Cities where Millenials are buying homes (#4 Cary) - Smart Asset, Apr 2016

Best Places to Live 2016 (#4 Raleigh-Durham) - US News and World Report, Mar 2016

Best State Capitals (#5 Raleigh) - WalletHub, Feb 2016

Cities with the Fastest-growing Senior Populations (#2 Raleigh) - Forbes, Feb 2016

Best Cities for Career-Oriented Professionals (#5 Raleigh) - Robert Half, Feb 2016

The 7 Hottest Startup Hubs that are not Silicon Valley (Raleigh) - Inc., Feb 2016

America's Most Future-Ready Cities (#6 Raleigh) - Dell, Jan 2016

Top Cities for Middle-Class Families (#5 Raleigh) - Builder, Jan 2016

America's Next Boom Towns (#5 Raleigh) - Forbes, Jan 2016

Best Cities for Young Families (#3 Raleigh) -Value Penguin, Jan 2016

Top Cities for Men who Value Health and Fitness (#1 Raleigh) - Men's Health, Jan 2016

Easiest Cities to Find a Job Right Now (#2 Raleigh) - Forbes, December 2015

Cities Doing the Most to Address the U.S. Housing Shortage (#2 Raleigh) - Forbes, Dec 2015

Counties with the Best Public Schools in America (#9 Orange) - Niche, November 2015

America's 50 Best Places to Live (#6 Cary) - 24/7 Wall St, November 2015

20 Richest Cities in America (#6 Durham) - Bloomberg, November 2015

The Safest Cities in America (#4 Cary) - SmartAsset, November 2015

The Best Places to Retire in the US (#3 Orange County) - FindTheHome, October 2015

The 10 US Cities with the Best Air Quality (#5 Durham) - Realtor.com, October 2015

10 Classiest Party Cities (#4 Durham) - Thumbtack, October 2015

10 Best College Towns - Livability, August 2015

Best Places to Live 2015 (#1 Apex)
- Money Magazine, August 2015

Top 10 Cities for Creatives (#9 Durham)
- SmartAsset, July 2015

Top 10 Best Cities For Jobs (#1 Raleigh) - CNN/Money,  May 2015

America's Next Hot Food Cities (#8 Durham) - Zagat, May 2015

The Best Cities For Working Women in 2015 (#1 Durham) -  Forbes, March 2015

Top 50 Places to Visit in 2015 (Durham) - Travel + Leisure, December 2014

Cheapest Cities You Want to Live In: Durham - Kiplinger, September 2014

Best Places to Live in the US (Chapel Hill) -  CNN/Money Magazine Sept 2014

Best Places to Live in the US (Cary) - CNN/Money Magazine Sept 2014

Best Places for Business & Careers (#1 Raleigh, #26 Durham) - Forbes, July 2014

America's 20 Fastest-Growing Cities (#2 Raleigh) - Forbes, February 2014

U.S. Regions to Watch in 2014 (#9 Raleigh) - Forbes, January 2014

Best Places to Live in the US (#9 Apex) -  CNN/Money Magazine Aug 2013

World's Most Inventive Cities (#15 Raleigh) - Forbes, July 2013

Tastiest Town of the South: Durham - Southern Living, April 2013

Top 12 American Boomtowns (#3 Raleigh) - Bloomberg, April 2013

Fastest-Growing Cities In The U.S. (#1 Raleigh) - Forbes, March 2013

Best Cities in America for Small Business (#4 Raleigh) - The Business Journals, February 2013

Next Biggest Boom Towns in the U.S. (#2 Raleigh) - Forbes, February 2013

Fastest Growing Cities for Population and the Economy in the U.S. (#4 Raleigh-Cary) - Forbes, January 2013

America's New Tech Hot Spots (#5 Raleigh-Cary) - Forbes, January 2013

Portfolio.com  Durham, NC was ranked the #4 Brainiest Bastion in America.

America’s Best High Schools Top 100 (#23 The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics in Durham) -  Newsweek

Best Place to Raise Kids in NC 2013 (Holly Springs) – Business Week, Dec 2012

Best Places To Live (#10 Chapel Hill) -- (Money Magazine, Aug 2012)

Best Places for Business & Careers – (#2 Raleigh/Cary) – (Forbes, June 2012)

Smartest Major US Cities (#7 Cary) – (American City Business Journals Nov 2011)

Best Cities for Technology Jobs (#4 Raleigh/Cary) -- (Forbes Nov 2011)

America’s 50 Best Cities (#37 Durham) – (Business Week Sept 2011)

America’s Top 10 Geekiest Cities (#5 Durham) – (Forbes Aug 2011)

Next Big Boom Town (#2 Raleigh/Cary) – (Forbes July 2011)

Best Places for Business and Careers (#1 Raleigh-Cary) – (Forbes June 2011)

Best Cities for Job Growth (#14 Raleigh-Cary) – (Forbes, June 2011)

Best Places for Bargain Retirement Homes (#3 Raleigh) -- (Forbes Feb 2011)

North Carolina's Axis of Cool (Raleigh-Durham) -- (NYT Feb 2011)

41 Places To Go (Worldwide) in 2011 (#35 Durham) -- (NYT Travel section, Jan 9, 2011)

25 Best Places to Retire (#1 Durham) (CNN/Money.com, Oct 2010)

Top City for Price Appreciation (for housing, #1 Raleigh/Cary) -- (Forbes, September 2010)

Real Estate Investing:  The Best and Worst Markets (#1 Best -- Durham) (Wall Street Journal Aug 2010)

Best Places for Business and Careers - #3 Raleigh (was #1 in 07, 08 and 09), Forbes magazine, May 10, 2010

Best Employer in the US (#1 SAS in Cary) -- (Fortune, Jan 2010)

Why I Launched Here - Durham (CNN/Money.com December 2009)

15 Cities for People Who Hate Driving and Long Commutes - Chapel Hill (US News & World Report, Nov 09)

Best Places to Live 2009 - DURHAM one of the 10 named (US News & World Report, June 09)

5 Cities Where Americans are Relocating - #1 RALEIGH (Forbes.com, May 09)

Best Places to Move To - #3 Apex (Forbes.com, July 09)

Top 51 Places To Buy An Old House - Durham (This Old House magazine, July/Aug 09)

Best Places for Business & Careers -- Raleigh #1 (third year in a row) and Durham #3 (Forbes magazine, March 09) 

America's Best Educated City - #8 Durham (Forbes.com, Nov 08)

Best Places to Live - CARY - #16 (Money magazine, Aug 2008)

Best Cities for Riding Out a Recession - #3 DURHAM (BusinessWeek, Oct 2008)

"America's Foodiest Small Town" -- Durham/Chapel Hill (Bon Appetit magazine, Oct. 08)

20 Best Places to Retire - #1 Durham (Black Enterprise magazine, Oct. 08)

"Up and Coming Neighborhoods:  Great Buying Opportunties"   Downtown Durham (BusinessWeek, Oct 2008)

10 Best Cities to Live, Work, Play -- RALEIGH #2 (Kiplinger Personal Finance 2008)

Best Performing Metros (based on creating and sustaining jobs and economic growth)- Raleigh/Cary #2, Durham #21 (Milken Institute/Greenstreet Real Estate Partners, 2008)

#2 Best Market for Bargain House-Hunters - Raleigh (Forbes.com 2008)

Best Cities for Young Professionals - #12 Raleigh (Forbes.com, 7/08)

Best Places to Live and Launch - Durham #12, Raleigh #20 (Fortune 2008)

America's Recession-Proof Cities - #5 Raleigh (Forbes.com 4/08)

America's Smartest Cities - #14 Durham (Forbes.com, Feb. 08)

Top Towns for Empty-Nesters - Raleigh (Forbes.com, 4/08)

Four Triangle-area companies made Fortune magazine's 2008 list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" -- Kimley-Horn & Assoc. (an engineering firm), SAS, Cisco (all hi tech firms).

Top 20 Places to Educate Your Child - #20 Durham (Forbes.com, 12/07)

#1 Best US City for Jobs – Raleigh/Cary (Forbes.com, 2007)

#1 Best Place for Business & Careers – Raleigh (Forbes, 2007)

#3 Raleigh -- America’s Best Jobs in the Hottest Markets (Business 2.0, 2007)

Top Ten Tech Town – Raleigh/Durham (Wired Magazine, 2007)

Best Places to Live - Apex - #14 (Money magazine, 2007)

Cary is rated in the Top 10 “Safest Cities” in the country by CNN/Money.com (2007)

Wake County - #1 School District in the Nation for Certified Teachers (National Board of Certified Teachers, 2007)

Gold Rating – Education Quotient – Wake County (Expansion Management 2007)

#3 City for African Americans to Live (Black Enterprise Magazine 2007)

#1 US Sellers Market – Raleigh area (Forbes.com 2007)

#1 Best City for Women Entrepreneurs- Raleigh/Cary (All Business.com, 2006)

#1 Area for Tech Business – Raleigh/Durham (Silicon Valley Leadership Group, 2006)

#3 Best City for Entrepreneurs – Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill (Entrepreneur.com, 2006)

#13 Boom Town – Raleigh (Inc Magazine, 2006)

#13 City in Overall Quality of Life – Raleigh/Durham (Business Development Outlook, 2006)

5 Star Business Metro for Business Expansion – Raleigh (Expansion Magazine, 2006)

“Best Places to Live” - #5 Cary, NC (Money Magazine 2006)

#3 Most Educated City – Raleigh (US Census Bureau, released 2006)

#4 “Best Big Cities” – Raleigh (Money, 2006)

Brainiest Mid Size Metro – #6 Raleigh, #9 Durham (Bizjournal.com, 2006)

#12 Best Sports City – Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill (The Sporting News, 2006)

#10 Best Walking City – Raleigh (Prevention Magazine, 2006)

From 2005 - 2007, two Raleigh high schools have made Newsweek's "America's Best High Schools" list.

5 Star Public School Metro Area – Raleigh/Cary (Expansion Management 2006)

Top 10 Projected Home Appreciation Market – Raleigh (MSN.com 2006)

#4 Greatest Home Price Appreciation market – Raleigh/Durham (Veros, 2006)

Top 20 Best Places to Live, Work & Play – Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill (Homebuilder.com, 2005)



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