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Population in 2012: 145,693 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +54.1%
Males: 71,500  (49.1%)
Females: 74,193  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  36.6 years
North Carolina median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 27518, 27560, 27606, 27607, 27617, 27713.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $86,151 (it was $75,122 in 2000)
Cary:

$86,151
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $39,835

Cary town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $298,200 (it was $193,000 in 2000)
Cary:

$298,200
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $323,694; Detached houses: $346,507; Townhouses or other attached units: $197,762; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $168,137; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $91,440; Mobile homes: $58,282

Median gross rent in 2012: $995.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 27511, 27513, 27518, 27519.

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  • White alone - 96,867 (66.4%)
  • Asian alone - 17,756 (12.2%)
  • Hispanic - 14,087 (9.7%)
  • Black alone - 11,767 (8.1%)
  • Two or more races - 3,775 (2.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,114 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 302 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 162 (0.1%)

Races in Cary detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cary: 95.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (12.7%), English (11.5%), Irish (10.6%), Italian (6.9%), United States (5.9%), Polish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/06/1871

Elevation: 480 feet

Land area: 42.1 square miles.

Population density: 3,461 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Cary:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 61.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cary town:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

21,312 residents are foreign born (4.5% Asia, 4.2% Latin America, 2.3% Europe).

This town:  15.5%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Cary, North Carolina as of November 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cary to the number of sex offenders is 5,828 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,628 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,476 (0.9%)

Cary satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (9.2 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (353.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Morrisville, NC (1.9 miles ), Apex, NC (2.1 miles ), Holly Springs, NC (3.0 miles ), Raleigh, NC (3.0 miles ), Garner, NC (3.4 miles ), Fuquay-Varina, NC (3.6 miles ), Durham, NC (4.0 miles ), Fearrington, NC (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1528 buildings, average cost: $156,400
  • 1998: 1511 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 1999: 1195 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2000: 837 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2001: 624 buildings, average cost: $203,400
  • 2002: 637 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2003: 565 buildings, average cost: $198,700
  • 2004: 783 buildings, average cost: $228,600
  • 2005: 1456 buildings, average cost: $215,100
  • 2006: 1982 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2007: 2326 buildings, average cost: $218,000
  • 2008: 1313 buildings, average cost: $204,400
  • 2009: 1176 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2010: 1083 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2011: 970 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 2012: 1088 buildings, average cost: $177,800

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Latitude: 35.78 N, Longitude: 78.80 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -75,240 (-51.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 28,992 (38.5%)

Area code: 919

Cary household income distribution Cary home values distribution

Property values in Cary, NC


 

Crime rates in Cary by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100100130110
per 100,000 0.01.00.00.01.00.00.00.92.40.00.70.70.0
Rapes 65717151314111212141311
per 100,000 6.35.27.217.214.812.612.99.69.69.09.99.57.8
Robberies 41544436305042584748354129
per 100,000 42.756.245.036.329.648.638.750.837.535.924.729.920.6
Assaults 31486156487075644572705375
per 100,000 32.349.962.456.547.368.069.156.035.953.849.538.753.2
Burglaries 337304384397413432554448503469535370370
per 100,000 351.2316.2393.0400.7407.2419.6510.3392.2401.5350.6378.2270.2262.4
Thefts 1,7631,7221,6551,7171,5201,4281,5201,5841,7611,4541,5801,6581,476
per 100,000 1837.11791.11693.71733.21498.81387.11400.11386.81405.71087.01116.91210.71046.7
Auto thefts 117161102130101103115887882646563
per 100,000 121.9167.5104.4131.299.6100.0105.977.062.361.345.247.544.7
Arson 964571411131310288
per 100,000 9.46.24.15.06.913.610.111.410.47.51.45.85.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 137.9146.4141.2150.1134.2136.8141.9130.4125.4106.1105.8101.190.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Cary detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 215 (180 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Cary, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.4%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +48,972 (+107.5%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Computer and electronic products (11%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (16%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Cary-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Cary town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 11/23/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the town center injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cary-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.8 miles away from Cary center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wake County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cary topographic map

Birthplace of: Anoop Desai - Singer, Jim Johnson (coach) - Football player and coach, Bevin Prince - Actress.

Main business address for: LEVEL 8 SYSTEMS INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING SERVICES), DONNELLEY R H INC (MISCELLANEOUS PUBLISHING), SPECTRASITE INC (COMMUNICATION SERVICES, NEC), INVERESK RESEARCH GROUP INC (SERVICES-COMMERCIAL PHYSICAL & BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH), CRESCENT FINANCIAL CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers in Cary:

  • CARY KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 5045 OLD RALEIGH ROAD)
  • PEDIATRIC SERVICES OF AMERICA (Home Health Center, 121 EDINBURGH SOUTH STE 203)
  • ELECTRA DRIVE GROUP HOME (Hospital, 105 ELECTRA DRIVE)
  • GEORGIA COURT (Hospital, 107 MISS GEORGIA COURT)
  • HELMSDALE GROUP HOME (Hospital, 1317 HELMSDALE DR)
  • WAKEMED, CARY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1900 KILDARE FARM ROAD)
  • CARY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 6590 TRYON ROAD)
  • GLENAIRE (Nursing Home, 4000 GLENAIRE CIRCLE)

Political contributions by individuals in Cary, NC

Heliports located in Cary:

Amtrak station:

CARY (311 N. ACADEMY ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Cary:

  • 11 miles: Shearon Harris in New Hill, NC.

Local government website: www.townofcary.org

College/University in Cary:

  • Miller-Motte College-Cary (Full-time enrollment: 293; Location: 2205 Walnut Street; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cary:

  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 8 miles; Raleigh, NC; Full-time enrollment: 26,736)
  • Shaw University (about 10 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 11 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 4,554)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 15 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 6,579)
  • Duke University (about 17 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 13,870)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 17 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; FT enrollment: 24,146)
  • Campbell University Inc (about 26 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 4,229)

Public high schools in Cary:

Private high schools in Cary:

  • CARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 770; Location: 1330 OLD APEX RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • CARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 770; Location: 1330 OLD APEX RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • CARY ACADEMY (Students: 715; Location: 1500 N HARRISON AVE; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • HOPEWELL ACADEMY (Students: 35; Location: 1001 SHELDON DR; Grades: 4 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Cary:

Private elementary/middle schools in Cary:

  • ST MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL SCHOOL (Students: 518; Location: 810 HIGH HOUSE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HEARTWOOD MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 112 BYRUM ST; Grades: PK - 9)
  • RESURRECTION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: 100 W LOCHMERE DR; Grades: KG - 6)
  • CHESTERBROOK ACADEMY (Students: 92; Location: 130 TOWNE VILLAGE DR; Grades: KG - 5)
  • LUCY DANIELS CENTER FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD (Students: 50; Location: 9003 WESTON PKWY; Grades: PK - PK)
  • THE MARIPOSA SCHOOL (Students: 34; Location: 203 GREGSON DR; Grades: UG - UG)
  • HERITAGE OF FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 1; Location: 2880 NC HWY 55; Grades: 9 - 9)
See full list of schools located in Cary

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add Hopewell Academy to your list for Cary Private High Schools. Private high school in Cary: * HOPEWELL ACADEMY (Students: 50; Location: 1001 Sheldon Drive; Grades 4-12)
  • Green Hope High School is also in Cary, NC

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Shopping Centers: South Hills Mall Shopping Center (1), Maynard Crossing Shopping Center (2), Crossroads Plaza Shopping Center (3), Cary Towne Center Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cary include: South Hills Baptist Church (A), Church of Faith II (B), Triangle Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hill Crest Cemetery (1), Franklin Cemetery (2), Patrick Cemetery (3), Stephens Cemetery (4), Stephenson Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Crabtree (A), McGregor Downs Lake (B), Hatchs Pond (C), Crabtree Creek Water Shed (D), MacGregor Downs Lake (E), Holiday Acres Lake (F), Continental Can Company Lake (G), Hoffman Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Coles Branch (A), Brier Creek (B), Williams Creek (C), Turkey Creek (D), Stirrup Iron Creek (E), Lynn Branch (F), Long Branch (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cary include: Hemlock Bluffs State Natural Area (1), Regency Park (2), Fred G Bond Metro Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Fuller House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3434 Kildaire Farm Road Suite 137) (1), Cary Travel American Express (Tours & Charters; Crossroad Plaza) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Cary (201 Ashville Avenue) (1), Embassy Suites Hotel Raleigh-Durham (201 Harrison Oaks Boulevard) (2), Hampton Inn & Suites (111 Hampton Woods Lane) (3), Extended Stayamerica (1500 Regency Parkway) (4), Comfort Suites (350 Ashville Ave) (5), Harrison Properties (607 East Chatham Street) (6), Fairfield Inn & Suites Marriott (2750 Slater Road Morrisvi) (7), Comfort Suites Cary (350 Ashville Avenue) (8), Cary Inn Efficiency Motel (1405 Old Apex Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Wake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.8. This is about average.
City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.6. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.70. This is about average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.70
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.310. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.310
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.9
U.S.:

22.1
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.959. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.959
U.S.:

2.433

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cary and their reported violations in the past:

BROOKWOOD COMM WTR SYSTEM (Population served: 19652, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon & U. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-18-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-18-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-18-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-18-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-18-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2006)
  • 68 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between DEC-26-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between DEC-26-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between DEC-26-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between DEC-26-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between DEC-26-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 15 regular monitoring violations
  • 13 other older monitoring violations
CLIFFDALE WEST (Population served: 14798, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between JUL-12-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
BAYLEAF/STONEBRIDGE (Population served: 9382, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-30-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-27-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-27-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Selenium. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-25-2004), St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between DEC-18-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-28-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-18-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2002)
  • 58 regular monitoring violations
BEAU RIVAGE PLANTATION (Population served: 772, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-14-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2003), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2001 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-25-2002), St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAR-17-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2000), St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 95 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
BRAXTON HILLS/SIMMONS HEIGHTS (Population served: 698, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from NOV-15-2005 to NOV-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-23-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-23-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-23-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-23-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from APR-03-2006 to APR-03-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from NOV-15-2005 to NOV-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-27-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-27-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from APR-03-2006 to APR-03-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from NOV-15-2005 to NOV-15-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-21-2006), St Public Notif requested (2 times from FEB-21-2006 to FEB-21-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-21-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from APR-03-2006 to APR-03-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from NOV-15-2005 to NOV-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-21-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-21-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from APR-03-2006 to APR-03-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from NOV-02-2005 to NOV-02-2005), St Formal NOV issued (3 times from NOV-02-2005 to NOV-03-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from NOV-15-2005 to NOV-15-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-22-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-22-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from NOV-15-2005 to NOV-15-2005)
  • 8 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between SEP-15-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between SEP-15-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between JUN-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between JUN-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAR-22-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
CAMELOT S/D (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-18-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2002)
CREEKSTONE S/D (Population served: 490, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-18-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2002)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ASHLEY HILLS S/D (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-18-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2002)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and MAY-15-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-1998)
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cary that have no violations reported:

  • CREST OF CAROLINA MASTER (Population served: 231, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BAILEY`S LANDING S/D (Population served: 76, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BIRKLANDS S/D (Population served: 33, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DEVONSHIRE S/D (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ARMFIELD S/D PHASE IB (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.1%

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.2%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cary, NC

People in group quarters in Cary in 2010:

  • 193 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 43 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Cary in 2000:

  • 497 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 23 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Cary compared to North Carolina state average:

Cary, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Cary (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • SunTrust Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 7 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Cary Mill Pond Village Branch, Preston Branch, Cary Weston Parkway Office Branch, Cary Branch, Cary Park Town Center. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Cornerstone Branch, Harrison Avenue Branch, Waverly Place Branch, Cary Towne Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The Fidelity Bank: Parkway Pointe Branch, Mayfair Plaza Branch, Cary Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Preston Corners Branch, Waverly Place Branch, Cary Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Capital Bank, National Association: Kildaire Farm Branch at 1207 Kildaire Farm Road, branch established on 1998/09/08; West Cary Branch at 7705 Carpenter Fire Station Road, branch established on 2009/09/14. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $6,448.0 mil, Deposits: $5,135.4 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 152 total offices, Holding Company: North American Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • Crescent State Bank: at 1005 High House Road, branch established on 1998/12/31; Kildaire Farm Road Branch at 1155 Kildaire Farm Road, branch established on 2000/04/10. Info updated 2007/06/26: Bank assets: $836.3 mil, Deposits: $679.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Piedmont Community Bank Holdings, Inc.
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cary, North Carolina:

  • Hampton Inn Cary, 201 Asheville Ave, Cary, NC 27511 , Phone: (919) 859-5559, Fax: (919) 859-0682
  • Best Western Cary Inn, 1722 Walnut St, Cary, NC 27511 , Phone: (919) 481-1200, Fax: (919) 481-1200
  • Courtyard By Marriott Raleigh Cary, 102 Edinburg Dr S, Cary, NC 27511 , Phone: (919) 481-9666, Fax: (919) 460-0380
  • Studioplus, 600 Weston Pkwy, Cary, NC 27513 , Phone: (919) 677-9910, Fax: (919) 677-2975
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites - Raleigh/Cary, 191 Cres Commons, Cary, NC 27511 , Phone: (800) 687-6667
  • Red Roof Inn, 1800 Walnut St, Cary, NC 27511 , Phone: (919) 469-3400
  • Extended Stay America, 1500 Regency Pkwy, Cary, NC 27511 , Phone: (919) 468-5828, Fax: (919) 468-3887
  • Extended Stay Deluxe, 3100 Regency Pkwy, Cary, NC 27511 , Phone: (919) 460-1161, Fax: (919) 460-1137
  • 13 other hotels and motels
All 21 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cary, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cary travel time to work - commute


Cary mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Cary town (based on Wake County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.82%
Here43.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents28.7%21.7%16.8%6.2%3.2%
Congregations27.0%3.8%10.0%6.0%3.0%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentJewishUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.7%2.2%2.1%2.1%14.3%
Congregations1.3%1.3%5.3%2.0%40.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 176
Here:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 68
Wake County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 281
This county:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 648
Wake County:

7.81 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wake County:

7.8%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.0%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 71$316,631$53,5154$6,810
Other Government Administration 57$265,569$55,9094$10,530
Judicial and Legal 3$21,905$87,6200$0
Police Protection - Officers 147$702,283$57,3290$0
Police - Other 27$128,822$57,25418$17,880
Firefighters 191$790,205$49,6464$4,572
Fire - Other 3$12,033$48,1320$0
Streets and Highways 157$623,361$47,6451$199
Solid Waste Management 88$264,327$36,0458$11,227
Sewerage 59$249,896$50,8261$2,201
Parks and Recreation 47$222,000$56,681182$112,947
Water Supply 27$110,534$49,1260$0
Other and Unallocable 153$519,192$40,7211$549
Totals for Government 1,030$4,226,758$49,244223$166,915

Cary government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $24,041,000 ($165.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,622,000 ($72.91)
    Sewerage: $8,234,000 ($56.52)
    Water Utilities: $3,529,000 ($24.22)
    General Public Buildings: $3,451,000 ($23.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,606,000 ($17.89)
    General - Other: $992,000 ($6.81)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $14,921,000 ($102.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,963,000 ($95.84)
    Police Protection: $13,172,000 ($90.41)
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,541,000 ($72.35)
    General - Other: $8,330,000 ($57.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,632,000 ($52.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,511,000 ($44.69)
    Water Utilities: $6,395,000 ($43.89)
    Central Staff Services: $5,999,000 ($41.18)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,935,000 ($20.15)
    Regular Highways: $2,732,000 ($18.75)
    Financial Administration: $2,366,000 ($16.24)
    Transit Utilities: $1,966,000 ($13.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $450,000 ($3.09)
    Housing and Community Development: $419,000 ($2.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,152,000 ($28.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $3,792,000 ($26.03)
    Regular Highways: $3,221,000 ($22.11)
    Water Utilities: $1,625,000 ($11.15)
    General Public Building: $459,000 ($3.15)
    Natural Resources - Other: $394,000 ($2.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $208,000 ($1.43)
    Police Protection: $206,000 ($1.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000 ($0.52)
    General - Other: $34,000 ($0.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($0.19)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $47,897,000 ($328.75)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,917,000 ($33.75)

Cary government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $27,253,000 ($187.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,609,000 ($31.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,402,000 ($16.49)
    All Other: $928,000 ($6.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,279,000 ($8.78)
    Housing and Community Development: $308,000 ($2.11)
    Transit Utilities: $166,000 ($1.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $20,798,000 ($142.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $26,277,000 ($180.36)
    Interest Earnings: $8,865,000 ($60.85)
    Sale of Property: $1,334,000 ($9.16)
    Rents: $1,122,000 ($7.70)
    Special Assessments: $200,000 ($1.37)
    Donations From Private Sources: $123,000 ($0.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,680,000 ($80.17)
    Transit Utilities: $95,000 ($0.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,159,000 ($35.41)
    Highways: $3,180,000 ($21.83)
    All Other: $1,105,000 ($7.58)
    Transit Utilities: $365,000 ($2.51)
  • Tax - Property: $51,206,000 ($351.47)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $3,870,000 ($26.56)
    Other License: $3,464,000 ($23.78)
    NEC: $1,957,000 ($13.43)
    Motor Vehicle License: $856,000 ($5.88)
    Other Selective Sales: $589,000 ($4.04)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $61,000 ($0.42)

Cary government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $204,102,000 ($1400.90)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $191,829,000 ($1316.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,273,000 ($84.24)

Cary government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $265,187,000 ($1820.18)

9.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,414 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.90%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($492 average AGI)
Wake County:

0.21%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Durham County, NC  0.71% ($48,803 average AGI)
from Johnston County, NC  0.43% ($41,311)
from Franklin County, NC  0.20% ($36,086)


6.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($53,178 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($761 average AGI)
Wake County:

0.10%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Durham County, NC  0.56% ($45,726 average AGI)
to Johnston County, NC  0.56% ($42,851)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.23% ($50,302)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cary:

  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRY (1460 AM; 5 kW; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC)
  • WDNZ (570 AM; 1 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRIANGLE BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WCHL (1360 AM; 5 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: WCHL-WDNC, INC.)
  • WTIK (1310 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSRC (1410 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DURHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCLY (1550 AM; 1 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRIANGLE BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WHPY (1590 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, NC; Owner: FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cary:

  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • W260AB (99.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)
  • WKNC-FM (88.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFXC (107.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXYC (89.3 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: STUDENT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W216BN (91.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W299AP (107.7 FM; APEX, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNCU (90.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Cary:

  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBXU-CA (Channel 13; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WWIW-LP (Channel 66; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W58CD (Channel 58; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W68BK (Channel 68; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SAINT AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE)
  • WHOA-LP (Channel 60; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • W64CN (Channel 64; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W24CP (Channel 24; DURHAM, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WIWW-LP (Channel 26; DURHAM, NC; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WUBX-CA (Channel 13; DURHAM, ETC., NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Cary fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 37
Total length: 129 meters (423ft)
Total average daily traffic: 349,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 32,320

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1980-1989: 12
  • 1990-1999: 13
  • 2000-2009: 7
  • 2010-2012: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Cary, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 178 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cary)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Cary, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 710 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cary)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 104 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cary)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 19 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED354$189,105865$225,4143,780$222,29670$119,1844$10,281,615156$182,9283$190,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$176,21055$262,312239$233,68817$54,2590$016$144,5310$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED38$189,49778$201,809534$241,57438$42,7802$11,282,50043$171,5713$59,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN44$194,684116$212,337472$221,81910$185,6092$5,508,66030$161,1690$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$177,76713$264,407148$249,0437$88,2030$07$207,7941$124,500

Detailed mortgage data for all 20 tracts in Cary, NC

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 19 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED175$224,526157$241,4454$165,345
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED44$266,24146$231,1364$234,885
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$234,42316$259,9810$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$229,7316$247,1632$162,345
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$272,9603$383,6130$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 110
  • Hazardous Condition: 154
  • Service Call: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Cary


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cary, NC

Most common first names in Cary, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William16173.3 years
Mary15882.3 years
James14871.8 years
John14475.1 years
Robert11974.3 years
Helen8881.9 years
Charles8276.9 years
Margaret7482.4 years
Dorothy6882.3 years
Elizabeth6579.2 years
Most common last names in Cary, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones7677.7 years
Smith7376.4 years
Johnson5973.7 years
Williams4877.6 years
Brown3376.6 years
Davis2878.9 years
Wilson2781.5 years
Harris2777.6 years
Martin2477.3 years
King2373.5 years
Businesses in Cary, NC
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T3Lowe's2
Ace Hardware2Macy's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott3
Ann Taylor1Marshalls1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
AutoZone1McDonald's7
Avenue1Men's Wearhouse2
Baskin-Robbins1Motherhood Maternity2
Bath & Body Works2New Balance4
Bed Bath & Beyond1New York & Co1
Best Western1Nike21
Blockbuster3Office Depot1
Burger King4OfficeMax1
CVS6Old Navy1
Caribou Coffee2Olive Garden1
Catherines1On The Border1
Charlotte Russe1Outback1
Chick-Fil-A5Outback Steakhouse1
Chico's1Pac Sun1
Chipotle1Panera Bread2
Cinnabon 1Papa John's Pizza3
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless1
Coldwater Creek1Penske1
Comfort Suites1PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless3Pier 1 Imports1
Curves1Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Discount Tire2Quiznos3
Domino's Pizza3RadioShack2
Dunkin Donuts2Red Lobster1
Express1Red Robin1
Extended Stay America1Red Roof Inn1
Extended Stay Deluxe1Rite Aid7
FedEx24Ruby Tuesday1
Finish Line1SAS Shoes1
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Sears1
Foot Locker1Shoe Carnival1
GNC4Soma Intimates1
GameStop3Spencer Gifts1
Gap1Sprint Nextel4
Gymboree1Staples2
H&R Block3Starbucks10
Holiday Inn1Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Hollister Co.1Subway8
Home Depot1T-Mobile4
Hot Topic1T.G.I. Driday's1
IHOP1T.J.Maxx1
JCPenney1Taco Bell3
Jimmy Jazz1Talbots1
Jimmy John's2Target1
JoS. A. Bank1The Limited1
Jones New York9Toys"R"Us1
Journeys1Trader Joe's1
Just Tires1U-Haul7
KFC1UPS32
Kincaid1Vans1
Kmart1Verizon Wireless2
Kohl's1Victoria's Secret1
Kroger1Waffle House1
La Quinta1Walgreens5
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Bryant1Wendy's4
Lane Furniture1Whole Foods Market1
LensCrafters1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Cary, NC


Cary on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 (27560) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Cypriot first ancestries"
  • #43 (27607) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ugandan first ancestries"
  • #71 (27560) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Zimbabwean first ancestries"
  • #94 (27607) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of British first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #101 (27606) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Somalian first ancestries"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Brian M. O'Connell (226)
  • Christopher P. Hussell (77)
  • James Michael Ferris (73)
  • Howard Locker (72)
  • Peter D. Karabinis (64)
  • Qingchun Zhang (53)
  • Brian Marshall O'Connell (51)
  • Mona Singh (50)
  • Mark E. Molander (50)
  • Steven M. Miller (48)

Total of 6905 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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