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Cary NC, Triangle Hot Spot

Cary, NC is located just Northeast of Raleigh and in the heart of the Triangle. Located minutes from Research Triangle Park, Cary is a perfect location for families and young adults. Cary is the 7th largest city in North Carolina and ranked #2 as the most populous incorporated town in the U.S. With booming population of 135,000 residents (40% growth since 2000) and a median age of 34, Cary NC is a great place to live!


A local acronym Cary is called the Concentrated Area of Relocated Yankees. The stereotype is correct. In the 2000 census of the all Cary residents, 29.3% were born in NC, 55.2% were born in another state, and 15.6% were from out of the U.S. From personal experience this data extremely accurate, making Cary unique to NC and the Triangle.

Cary also holds the #4 spot as the safest town in the U.S. (extremely important to families). Owner Occupied housing is 72.8% and 60.7% of adults hold a baccalaureate degree or higher. Some notable companies in Cary included the SAS institute, LexisNexis, WakeMed, and Oxford University Press. Cary schools are some of the best around and part of the Wake County School district. Cary ranks as the best small city for start ups and the #2 best city for teleworking in medium metro areas.

Linda Craft and Team, REALTORS are experts in the Cary and Triangle area. If you have any questions about real estate please call 919.235.0007. See everything Cary has to offer!






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