Rolesville, North Carolina is a beautiful suburb of Raleigh tucked away in the northeastern part of Wake County. Incorporated in 1837, Rolesville is the second oldest town in Wake County with roots as a small farming community primarily focused on cotton. This beautiful city has grown by an astounding 150% in the last 10 years! The most recent census recorded Rolesville’s population as 9,475 and growing.
Who wouldn’t want to own a home in Rolesville when they have secured a spot in Niche’s 2022 best places to live as “one of the best suburbs to live in North Carolina”? Living in Rolesville offers residents a rural feel while just 30 minutes from downtown Raleigh. Most Roseville residents own their own homes with a median home value of $316,200 and a household income of $119,615. This is matched with a crime rate in the 87th percentile for safety, meaning 13% of cities are safer and 87% are more dangerous. In fact, Rolesville was ranked #1 Safest city in North Carolina by SafeWise 2022.
Rolesville is the perfect place to settle down and grow your family. Several beautiful parks, greenway trails, and family-friendly events are held year-round! Don’t miss Rolesville’s 4th of July Festival, Fall Funfest, or Christmas Parade. From August to October Rolesville Middle School hosts outdoor big-screen movie nights that are family-friendly and free admission. Finally, one of Rolesville’s most popular parks is Main Street Park, located in downtown Rolesville. Here you can find three play areas, rentable shelters, open fields, and miles of greenway trail to explore.
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