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.
- 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 2021 Economy & Business Report.