Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$225,000 to $969,000
  • Closed Prices:$139,850 to $1,350,000
  • Median Sale Price:$353,125
  • Average $ per sq ft:$459
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0 to $579.61,$0,$0 to $864.62/mo
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1909 to 2018
  • Sq. Ft.:480 to 4,666Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:1 to 6Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 4Bathrooms

Where to Live

Hillsborough includes four pocket neighborhoods: Hayes-Barton, Cameron Village, Cameron Park, and Boylan Heights. Each are comprised mainly of single-family homes on quiet, tree-lined streets. There are also several condominium developments within Hillsborough with the largest of them just north of Cameron Village.

Price Vibes

Single-family homes in Hillsborough range higher in price than most nearby neighborhoods. The close proximity to the university and downtown, along with the allure of owning an older, classic home, keeps their prices at the higher range of Raleigh. Condos in Hillsborough tend to range closer to the average for Raleigh.

Where to Eat

Hillsborough Street itself offers plenty of establishments directed at students, while Cameron Village has more fast-casual and everyday options. There are plenty of bars and restaurants targeted at NCSU’s population, so there are many other locations for people who aren’t college age.

What You’ll See

Expect to see students in Wolfpack red as well as plenty of commuter traffic along Oberlin and Hillsborough. Further from the university, things get a bit quieter with a perfect proximity to Glenwood South’s amazing bars and restaurants. Don’t be surprised by students making their way from watering holes back to campus late at night.

Friday Night Fun

A Friday night in Hillsborough can be anything from walking through NC State’s beautiful campus to catching live comedy or music at a local club. Cameron Village has plenty of options, but Morgan Street also has restaurants such as the local favorite Trophy Brewing and Pizza.

The Perfect Sunday

There are plenty of great options for outdoor beers or brunches, but Sunday is a great time to check out Cameron Village’s shopping. There’s also tons of museums on NC State’s campus that are open to the public, including the Gardner Arboretum.

Transportation Options

Hillsborough is easily walkable but also has easily accessible buses and bike lanes. Traffic can be difficult around rush hour, as can parking, but no worse than anywhere else near downtown.

Locals Love

Easy access to downtown • Restaurants and nightlife • Lots of greenspace.

Locals Don't Love

Noise from students • Crowded grocery stores • Traffic and parking difficulties.


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Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries.


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