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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 151,186
Median Age 38
Median Household Income $91,579
Median Home Price $306,200
Walkscore 25

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Cary, NC Demographics

Median Population in Cary, NC

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 in Cary, NC

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

Population By Gender in Cary, NC

  Male 49.1%
  Female 50.9%

Language in Cary, NC

  English Only 77.3%
  English Other 22.7%

Economics in Cary, NC

  Median Household Income $91,579
  Median Home Price $306,200
  Homes Owned 31.6%
  Homes Rent 68.4%
  Median Property Rent $1,033

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Commute Types in Cary, NC

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

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