Cary, NC
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Cary profile

Living in Cary

Cary is a relatively large town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 176,987 people and 35 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.

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: 22.49% 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.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Cary, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Cary is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 69.51% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Cary in 2018 was $55,710, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $222,840 for a family of four.

Cary is an extremely 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 English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

Cary also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.39%.

The most common language spoken in Cary is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.