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Cary, North Carolina 58 Reviews | Leave a Comment


-Strong economy
-Attractive residential areas
-Educated population


-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.


Quick Facts About Cary

    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.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Cary's cost of living is 17.90% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Cary's population is 136,627 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 37.66 percent.
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Cary is $271,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 3.00 percent.
    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

It's a good time to buy in Cary. Home Appreciataion is up 3.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Cary Real Estate.
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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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