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Welcome to Cary!

After experiencing a major population boom during the late 20th century, Cary has since transformed into a true destination of its own. Today, this large town boasts record low crime rates, amazing schools, and an unrivaled selection of both new construction and existing homes. Cary is also home to a wide variety of locally-owned shops, restaurants, and well as plenty of larger chains that you know and love. Ready to make your move? Here's how to live like a Cary local!

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Why Do Residents Choose Cary?



Cary's proximity to cities like Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill puts it in the middle of all the action...but this Triangle suburb has plenty of attractions of its own, too. For a taste of what life is like in Cary, just spend some time exploring Historic Yates Mill, stroll through the recently revitalized Historic Downtown District, or have some fun at the Lazy Daze Festival!

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Parks & Rec

Cary is home to green space galore—in fact, the town maintains over a dozen major parks and nature preserves. Koka Booth Amphitheater, Bond Metro Park, and the Cary Tennis Park are just a few of our favorites. Here, you'll also find some out of the ordinary outdoor adventures, including the USA Baseball National Training Complex and the WakeMed Soccer Park. 

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Even if you don't have children, it's worth investing in a home located in a top-rated school district. Cary's younger residents are served by Wake County Public Schools, which educates more than 160,000 Triangle students. Potential schools in the area include Davis Drive Elementary, Alston Ridge Middle, and Cary High.


Shopping & Dining

Want to experience the best of Cary? Just spend some time checking out the town's bustling businesses, shops, and restaurants! Whether you're looking to shop the day away or just run a few errands, you'll find just what you need at Waverly Place and Crossroads Plaza. And when your stomach starts growling, be sure to check out La Farm Bakery or Chef's Palette.

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Job seekers flock to Cary for its amazing employment opportunities—but it's also just a stone's throw away from Raleigh and the Research Triangle Park! If you're lucky, you might just snag a position with companies like SAS, Epic Games, IBM, or WakeMed. Cary is also close to many major research universities, such as NC State and Duke.

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Cary at a Glance

Travel & Commute

Morrisville: 9 mins
Raleigh: 16 mins
RDU Airport: 13 mins
Major Roads: US-64, US-1, Highway 54

Quick Facts

Population: 168,160
Zip Codes:  27511–27513, 27518, 27519
County: Wake & Chatham
Median Home Value: $382,983

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If you're ready to take your next steps and buy a home in Cary, Cambridge and Associates is here to help. We'd be happy to guide you through the home buying process from start to finish, and we have plenty of resources to get you started. Just give us a call to learn more!

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