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Experience Cary

Cary is experiencing rapid growth, and for all the right reasons. Cary has a variety of delightful homes to choose from in friendly neighborhoods and excellent schools. You’ll find gainful employment at some of the world’s best companies building the future. And, enjoy a thriving arts scene, cultural events, and sprawling parks and outdoor spaces for rest and relaxation. See why Cary is routinely rated as one of the best places to live in the country.

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Live, Work & Play in Cary

Unrivaled Lifestyles

You’ll find a charming variety of home styles, sizes, and prices to choose from in fast-growing Cary. From contemporary, upscale condominiums and townhomes to quiet country ramblers on acreage, you’ll find your place to call home in this in-demand area. Residents of Cary are served by the highly-rated Wake County Public School System, and the higher educational opportunities of the Triangle are just minutes away.

Career Opportunities

If you’re ready to take your career to the next level, make your home in Cary. The Raleigh-Cary area is rated the #1 best place for jobs in the country by Glassdoor. Movers and shakers are relocating to Cary for the opportunities. You’ll find room to grow in industries including technology, healthcare, and education. Companies including tech juggernauts Google, SAS Institute, Sapiens, IBM, Cisco, and more are part of the growing economy.

Things to Do

Cary is notable for its abundance of outdoor activities, with hundreds of acres at popular spots like Fred H Bond Metro Park and Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve. Arts and culture are central to the experience of Cary, with arts festivals and music from the North Carolina Symphony available throughout the year. Celebrate the good life with dinner at the Umstead Hotel and Spa, one of North Carolina's few five-diamond restaurants.

Cary at a Glance

Getting Around

Major Roads:US 1/US 64, NC 54, Harrison Ave.
Airport: Raleigh-Durham International Airport
Public Transit: GoCary
Distance to Durham: 22 mins
Distance to Raleigh: 16 mins


Population: 166,268(2019)
County: Wake County and Chatham County
Zip Codes: 27511, 27519, 27607, 27512, 27539, 27513, 27560, 27518, & 27606
Median Home Value: $485,000
Median Rent: $1,523

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Cary is truly a one-of-a-kind place to live, and we'd love to help find a new place to put down roots. Contact our team for customized home-buying advice—we're always on-hand to schedule showings or give you personalized advice every step of the way!