Cary (zip 27518), North Carolina 

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Population

22,269

+4.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$98,247

Median Home Price

$519,000

Median Age

42.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

6.9 / 6.7

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Cary (zip 27518), North Carolina

Mid-sized-city complex - Northeast-central North Carolina, 40 miles south of Virginia border. May, September and October are the most pleasant months in the 27518 zip code, while January and July are the least comfortable months.
State: North Carolina
County: Wake County
Metro Area: Raleigh Metro Area
City: Cary
Zip Codes: Cary (zip 27518)
Cost of Living: 21.4% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 363 ft above sea level

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Cary, Nc Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Strong economy
Attractive residential areas
Educated population
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Long commutes
Hot, humid summers

What Bert Has To Say About Raleigh 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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Cary (zip 27518) is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Cary (zip 27518) jobs have increased by 3.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Cary (zip 27518)'s cost of living is 21.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Cary (zip 27518)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in the 27518 zip code, while January and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Wake county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 62.3% to 35.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Cary (zip 27518)'s population is 22,269 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Cary (zip 27518) is Real Estate: $519,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.6%.

SCHOOLS
Cary (zip 27518) public schools spend $8,256 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Cary (zip 27518). More Education



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Housing Market in Cary

It's a good time to buy in Cary. Home Appreciation is up 15.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Cary is $519,000.
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