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Pros

-Strong economy
-Attractive residential areas
-Educated population

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Long commutes
-Hot, humid summers


What Bert Has To Say About Raleigh-Cary Metro Area


The Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill triad, sometimes referred to as the Research Triangle, is a multifaceted commercial center and capital city. Raleigh, and the rapidly growing suburban community of Cary just west, form the eastern corner of the triangle.


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Quick Facts About Cary


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Cary is 3.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Cary jobs have Increased by 3.67 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Cary's cost of living is 17.90% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Cary's population is 136,627 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 37.66 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Cary is $271,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 3.00 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Cary public schools spend $9,257 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16 students per teacher in Cary.

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Cary Housing Market


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As a North Carolina resident for my entire life (21 years), I'm not sure that this person actually does live in Cary. North Carolina NEVER gets earthquakes, only gets... (read more)
re: Just my honest opinion..... - 8/27/2011
I'm glad I read your post. I'm looking to retire in a nice area with low crime. From what I read, the cost of living seems high. Just curious where were you looking to... (read more)
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