Cary, NC
Demographic Data



map preview
Map Loading GIF Please wait, loading your map...

Greatest Income Increase
Greatest Income Decrease




Cary Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Cary Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
168,160

Age

PEOPLE OF North Carolina DETAILS
Under 5 Years 5.77
5 To 17 19.68
18 To 24 5.44
25 To 34 11.93
35 To 54 32.85
55 To 64 12.46
65 Years And Over 11.88

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 3.4
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 95.9
COLLEGE GRADUATES 66.6

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Cary 47656 38956.34395021612 #BED630
USA 32621 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Cary 101079 44704.56958519231 #BED630
USA 60293 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
5.6%

Employment Industries in Cary

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Professional, scientific, and technical services 21.5
Healthcare 10.8
Manufacturing 10.2
Education 9.7
Retail 8.6
Finance 6.0
Accommodation 4.7
Other 4.3
Information Technology 3.9
Public Service 3.8
Administration 3.6
Construction 3.4
Transportation 2.5
Wholesale 2.2
Arts 2.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 63.4
Black Or African American 8.1
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.3
Asian 17.8
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.6
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 7.7

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 12.7
English 11.0
Irish 10.6
Italian 6.4
Scottish 2.6
Polish 2.6
French 2.1
European 2.1
Scots-Irish 1.9
Swedish 1.4
Russian 1.4
British 1.3
Dutch 1.0
Welsh 0.9
Norwegian 0.7
French Canadian 0.6
Egyptian 0.5
African 0.5
Ukrainian 0.4
Hungarian 0.4

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 76.4
Spanish 5.5
Langs. of India 4.7
Other Asian languages 3.3
Chinese 3.2
Arabic 1.0
Korean 0.8
Vietnamese 0.6
French 0.5
Russian 0.5
German/Yiddish 0.4
African languages 0.3
Slavic languages 0.3
Tagalog 0.3
Other Indo-European 0.2
Urdu 0.2
Portuguese 0.1
Japanese 0.1
West Germanic languages 0.1
Scandinavian languages 0.1

Foreign Born Cary Residents:
21.0%