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Raeford, NC
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Raeford profile

Living in Raeford

Raeford is a very small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,529 people and ten associated neighborhoods, Raeford is the 176th largest community in North Carolina.

Raeford is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Raeford, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.

The education level of Raeford citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.06% of adults 25 and older in Raeford have a college degree.

The per capita income in Raeford in 2018 was $23,217, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,868 for a family of four. However, Raeford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Raeford is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Raeford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Raeford residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Raeford include English, German, Irish, European, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Raeford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.