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Top 10 Cities Where Techies Can Afford to Live - Raleigh Ranks No. 8

SF Gate examined the 500 largest U.S. metropolitan areas, which include the main cities and surrounding towns, and used the following criteria to rank them: number of people employed in the tech sector, number of public tech companies, percentage of tech job listings, average tech job salaries and median home list prices.

When ranking Raleigh, the article said, " Raleigh, along with Durham and Chapel Hill, is part of the famous Research Triangle, a trifecta of world-class educational institutions. In fact, it's one of the most educated communities in the country—and tech is a healthy part of the job mix. According to commercial real estate firm CBRE's Tech Talent Scorecard, 6.6% of employment in the Raleigh-Durham area is tech talent, nearly double the national average of 3.5%."




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