Area Information


What You'll Love About Cary


Cary has put a great deal of effort into planning a downtown that is loaded with amenities and attractions, as well as is beautiful.


Even though Cary is home for 155,918 people, it retains the status of town for its focus on a community atmosphere.


The weather in Cary is mild. Summers tend to average around 89˚ Fahrenheit and winters stay around 41˚ Fahrenheit.

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Come Explore Life in Cary

Cary is a thriving community in the heart of the Triangle area of North Carolina, between Raleigh and renowned Research Triangle Park. The Triangle area is repeatedly ranked among the top regions in the country to live or work, to find a home or start a business, to expand your household, or retire. 

Spotlights of Cary


Parks & Rec

Cary is known for its community development. Its recreational center offers a range of classes for the community in fitness, the arts, and more practical tasks. The parks within the town are beautiful, offering a range of activities from biking, hiking, fishing, and much more–all within the boundaries of the town!


Local Attractions

A popular attraction for locals would be the Cary Arts Center. It is in this beautiful, state-of-the-art performance hall that residents can enjoy amazing theatrical, dance, and musical performances. Classes for youth and adults are also held here!



Cary's proximity to the Research Triangle Park guarantees residents access to innumerable employment opportunities. It is located within a close proximity of one of the fastest growing economic areas in the nation, making it an incredible place to pursue a career.



Cary students are served by the Wake County Public School System, a high performing school that serves most of the Raleigh metro area. These schools are known for high graduation rates, excellent test scores, and award winning staff.

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Shopping & Dining

Cary has been in the process of renovating their downtown area to host a number of unique shops and restaurants, and so far they have been very successful! Beyond that, the town's convenience to Raleigh and Durham open many doors to award winning eateries within a stone's throw away.


Community Events

Cary prides itself on community development and relationship building. The town frequently hosts a wide range of events for its community members, whether its art galleries, film viewings, concerts, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Cary Attractions

Enjoy access to some of the best parks, restaurants, and shops in the area! Check out everything you can do in Cary, North Carolina.

Cary at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population (2016): 135,234
Population Growth Since 2010: +3.51%
Zip Code: 27511-27513, 27518, 27519
County: Wake
Mean Home Price (2015): $345,500


Travel & Commute

Raleigh: 15 min
Durham: 20 min
Public Transit: GoTriangle
Airport: Raleigh-Durham International Airport
Major Highways: I-40, US-64, I-440

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