Carrboro Tourism, North Carolina

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Carrboro is a town in Orange County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The population was 19,582 at the 2010 census. The town, which is part of the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill metropolitan statistical area, was named after North Carolina industrialist Julian Shakespeare Carr. Located directly west of Chapel Hill, home of the University of North Carolina's flagship campus, Carrboro has a reputation as one of the most progressive communities in the Southern United States. It was the first municipality in North Carolina to elect an openly gay mayor, Mike Nelson, in 1995 and the first municipality in the state to grant domestic-partner benefits to same-sex couples. In October 2002, Carrboro was among the first municipalities in the South to adopt resolutions opposing the Iraq War and the USA PATRIOT Act.

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A place in United States, Carrboro is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. The nearest major city to Carrboro is Raleigh. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Raleigh for its bountiful attractions like North Carolina Museum Of Natural Sciences, North Carolina Museum Of Art, Pullen Park on your trip to Carrboro. Tour packages of Carrboro are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Carrboro*

  • Pollution Statistics in Carrboro

    Know the pollution level of Carrboro before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Carrboro: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Carrboro for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Carrboro.

    • Burglary and Theft 10 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 15 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 10 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 15 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 15 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 35 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 60 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Carrboro - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Carrboro is 215.7 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 78.13 (High)
    • Climate Index 83.71 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 36.21 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 78.86 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 88.43 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.65 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 163.87 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Carrboro

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Carrboro

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.25 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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