Cary, NC : What you need to know

In the geographic center of North Carolina is Cary, a town with a population of 135,000, making it the largest town in the state. The League of American Bicyclists recognizes Cary as a bicycle-friendly community, and residents have access to multiple parks and walking trails. More than two-thirds of adults have a college degree, and the town is less than 15 minutes from major universities like Duke, North Carolina State and the University of North Carolina.


Cary, NC City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 151186
Latest Population Increase 99.80
Median age 37.9
Median Household Income $91579
Median Home Price $306200
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Cary , Business and Economy

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Cary, NC Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 49.1%
  Population Women 50.9%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.1
In Cary

 
114% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Cary

Median Population

Median age 37.9
Age 18 Over 73.6
Age 21 Over 71.1
Age 62 Over 12.7
Age 65 Over 9.9

Race

  Ethnicity White 71.4%
  Ethnicity Black 8.2%
  Ethnicity Asian 15%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 7.9%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.5%
  Ethnicity Other 2.3%

Economics

  Median Household Income 91579
  Median Home Price 306200
  Homes Owned 31.6
  Homes Rent 68.4
  Median Property Rent 1033

Language

  English Only 77.3
  English Other 22.7
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 22.5 MINUTES
in Cary

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Cary

Commute Types

  Walked 1.2
  Worked at Home 9.5
  Public Transportation 0.8
  Other Means 1.2
  Drove Alone 78.4
  Carpooled 8.9

25/100
WALK SCORE
for Cary