Most Expensive Cary Neighborhoods
Cary is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 17,991 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Cary is the 140th largest community in Illinois.
Cary real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Cary house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Cary is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 86.21% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cary is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cary who work in management occupations (13.11%), sales jobs (12.33%) and office and administrative support (11.77%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.62% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Cary a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Cary has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Cary’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Cary is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Cary, the average commute to work is 35.41 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Cary, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Cary is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Cary are among the most well-educated in the nation: 47.12% of adults in Cary have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Cary in 2010 was $35,855, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $143,420 for a family of four.
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, Irish, Polish, Italian, English and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Cary is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||5,844|
|CARY HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||87.42%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||12.58%|
|TYPE OF CARY HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||76.60%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||15.53%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||3.87%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||4.00%|
|SIZE OF CARY HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.39%|
|AGE OF CARY HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||19.44%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||59.11%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||14.97%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||6.48%|
|CARY REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$263,576|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,295|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||1.86%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||3.67%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||31.60%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||44.84%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||12.40%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||4.81%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||0.82%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF CARY||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.82%|
|5 TO 17||22.03%|
|18 TO 24||7.76%|
|25 TO 34||9.88%|
|35 TO 54||33.35%|
|55 TO 64||13.28%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||6.88%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.10%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$104,343|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$35,855|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.02%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (14.08%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.90%)
Public Service (3.85%)
Information Technology (3.35%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.41%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||4.01%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.37%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||9.22%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (35.91%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (85.79%)
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