Most Expensive Cary Neighborhoods
|1||Sterling Green Dr / Crabtree Crossing Pky|
|2||Upchurch Dead End Rd / Benwell Ct|
|4||Green Level Church Rd / Green Level To Durham Rd|
|5||Regency Pky / Ederlee Dr|
|6||Audubon Parc Dr / Bald Eagle Ln|
|7||High House Rd / Davis Dr|
|8||Ten Ten Rd / Kildaire Farm Rd|
|9||Cary Pky / Kildaire Farm Rd|
|10||Route 751 / Okelly Chapel Rd|
Cary is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 155,227 people and 33 constituent neighborhoods, Cary is the seventh largest community in North Carolina.
Cary home prices are not only among the most expensive in North Carolina, but Cary real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Cary is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.45% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cary is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cary who work in management occupations (16.10%), computer science and math (10.98%) and sales jobs (10.64%).
Also of interest is that Cary has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.76% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Cary is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Cary really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Cary perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Cary. 61.81% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Cary in 2010 was $41,785, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $167,140 for a family of four. However, Cary contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cary is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Cary home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cary residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Cary include German, English, Irish, Italian, Polish and Scottish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Cary's cultural character, accounting for 19.80% of the town’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Cary are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Cary is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Other Asian languages and Chinese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||53,975|
|CARY HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||68.54%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||31.46%|
|TYPE OF CARY HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||62.61%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||9.96%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||2.75%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||23.75%|
|SIZE OF CARY HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||11.66%|
|AGE OF CARY HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||35.68%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||58.94%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||4.77%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.61%|
|CARY REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$325,253|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,608|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||2.20%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||1.00%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||19.45%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||26.94%|
|$321,001 - $428,000||25.46%|
|$428,001 - $535,000||13.14%|
|$535,001 - $803,000||8.93%|
|$803,001 - $1,071,000||2.06%|
|PEOPLE OF CARY||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.72%|
|5 TO 17||20.22%|
|18 TO 24||6.41%|
|25 TO 34||13.68%|
|35 TO 54||32.91%|
|55 TO 64||10.94%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.12%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.21%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$91,481|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$41,785|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.65%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (18.14%)
Information Technology (3.51%)
Public Service (3.44%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||8.03%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.48%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.02%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.91%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.56%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||8.87%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (13.57%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (76.78%)
Other Asian languages (3.11%)
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