Cary

This neighborhood, recognized for its exceptional quality of life and robust economic landscape.

Welcome to Cary

A tapestry of modern elegance.
 
Cary is a vibrant community brimming with modern elegance. This neighborhood, recognized for its exceptional quality of life and robust economic landscape, offers an amalgamation of contemporary living amidst a backdrop of natural beauty. Boasting a perfect balance of city amenities and serene green spaces, Cary provides a haven for those seeking a polished yet relaxed lifestyle.

What to Love

  • Superb Accessibility: Residents relish the convenience of easy access to public transportation and major highways, facilitating seamless commuting to nearby cities and destinations.
  • Top-Notch Schools: The area hosts an array of top-tier educational institutions, setting a high standard for academic excellence.
  • Diverse Housing Options: Catering to various lifestyles and budgets, Cary offers a diverse range of housing options, from upscale residences to charming neighborhoods.

Local Lifestyle

Cary epitomizes a lifestyle that harmonizes modernity with nature. The city's tranquil parks, inviting streets, and a wide array of community events offer residents a dynamic environment where a sense of community prevails. Residents take pride in the city's vibrant atmosphere, fostering a well-balanced and enjoyable living experience.

Dining and Entertainment

Cary offers an eclectic array of dining and entertainment choices. Indulge in exquisite dining experiences at the Herons with its inventive cuisine, or Lugano Ristorante, offering an authentic Italian culinary experience. For a casual yet elegant dining option, the Academy Street Bistro serves delectable dishes in a warm ambiance. Additionally, The Mayton provides an excellent venue for fine dining.

Things to Do

Explore the expansive green spaces, including the scenic Thomas Brooks Park, offering a serene retreat for nature enthusiasts. Engage in various recreational activities, from hiking and picnicking to joining local events and community-driven gatherings. Cary’s thriving art scene, inclusive of theaters, galleries, and events, offers a diverse range of options for entertainment.

Overview for Cary, NC

62,612 people live in Cary, where the median age is 38 and the average individual income is $56,230. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

62,612

Total Population

38 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$56,230

Average individual Income

Around Cary, NC

There's plenty to do around Cary, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

12
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
36
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Oh My Cake, Elite Core Studios, and Graceful Expressions Dance Education.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.59 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.83 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.77 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.65 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.85 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.73 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Cary, NC

Cary has 21,393 households, with an average household size of 2.93. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Cary do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 62,612 people call Cary home. The population density is 2,808.86 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

62,612

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

38

Median Age

48.42 / 51.58%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
21,393

Total Households

2.93

Average Household Size

$56,230

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Cary, NC

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Primary Schools ()
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The following schools are within or nearby Cary. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Davis Drive Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Mills Park Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Davis Drive Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Turner Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Hortons Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Alston Ridge Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Knowledge Beginnings School
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
Highcroft Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
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