Cary

Cary

Overview for Cary, NC

171,603 people live in Cary, where the median age is 39.1 and the average individual income is $55,710. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

171,603

Total Population

39.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$55,710

Average individual Income

Around Cary, NC

There's plenty to do around Cary, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

53
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
46
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
26
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Frasketta Pizza Romana, Karma Foods, and Soma.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.72 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.93 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.76 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.2 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.2 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.92 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Cary, NC

Cary has 64,512 households, with an average household size of 2.66. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Cary do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 171,603 people call Cary home. The population density is 2,892.36 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

171,603

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.1

Median Age

49.44 / 50.56%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
64,512

Total Households

2.66

Average Household Size

$55,710

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Cary, NC

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Cary. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
West Lake Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Grace Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Connections Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Grace Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Triangle Math and Science Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
Cardinal Charter Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Davis Drive Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Penny Road Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Mills Park Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Laurel Park Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Oak Grove Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Weatherstone Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Briarcliff Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Farmington Woods Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Kingswood Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Davis Drive Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Turner Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Hortons Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Chesterbrook Academy-Preschool And Elementary
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Resurrection Lutheran School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Triangle Montessori Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Reedy Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Knowledge Beginnings School
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Northwoods Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Highcroft Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Cary Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Heartwood Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 10th
No rating available
Lucy Daniels School For Early Childhood Education
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
St Michael The Archangel Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Grove School Of Cary
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available

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