Business Advantages

Business Advantages

It’s All Happening in Wake County

Wake County is the largest county in North Carolina’s famed Research Triangle region, and home to Raleigh, the state’s bustling capital. A wide range of businesses in the life sciences and technology industries have found their ideal location in Wake County - from Fortune 500 household names to small and mid-sized companies. As one of the nation’s fastest-growing regions, Wake County offers the ideal intersection of cost, comfort and culture, along with thousands of diverse employment opportunities across a variety of sectors.

Fast Facts:

  • 12 colleges and universities in the region, including three tier-one research universities
  • Nearly 50% of the Wake County population has a bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Cost of living is among the lowest in the U.S. for a tech hub
  • Over 2,500 innovative startups operating in the region

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 Looking for an overview of Wake County? Download the 2023 Economy & Business Report