Cary, NC Real Estate

Area Information

Area Information for Cary, North Carolina

Over the last few years, the Cary real estate market and population have exploded thanks to the high quality of life and fantastic location that it offers residents. This suburb of Raleigh – which is located almost entirely in Wake County and partly in Chatham county – is the second largest municipality in Wake County and the third largest in the Triangle. Between the 2000 and 2010 Census, the population of Cary grew from 94,536 to more than 135,000 residents! The US Census Bureau has said that Cary was the 5th fastest growing municipality in the country between 2006 and 2007! Cary has certainly become a force to be reckoned with in the greater Triangle metropolitan region. Discover all of the wonderful neighborhoods in Cary like Twin Lakes, Grey Hawk Landing, and Kildaire Farms!

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Why Do Residents Choose Cary?

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Things to do in the Cary

Cary isn’t just a great place to work and learn, however. It’s a great place to enjoy the weekend or your free time as well!

Consider all of the fantastic recreational amenities that Cary residents have right at their fingertips:

  • Koka Booth Amphitheatre @ Regency Park
  • Page-Walker Hotel
  • WakeMed Soccer Park, where the Carolina RailHawks play.
  • William B. Umstead State Park
  • Fred G. Bond Metropolitan Park
  • Prestonwood Country Club
  • Macgregor Downs Country Club

There are also a number of fun, family-friendly festivals and events each year in Cary, including:

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Education in Cary

Perhaps one of the draws to Cary is its excellent public education system. Served by the Wake County Public Schools system, Cary residents attend such high performing schools as:

  • Cary High School
  • Green Hope High School
  • Middle Creek High School
  • Davis Drive Middle School
  • East Cary Middle School
  • Mills Park Middle School
  • Adams Elementary School
  • Briarcliff Elementary School
  • Carpenter Elementary School
  • Cary Elementary School
  • Davis Drive Elementary School
  • Farmington Woods Elementary School

What’s more, there are also a number of quality private schools in the area, such as:

  • Cary Academy
  • Cary Christian School
  • Grace Christian School
  • Hopewell Academy
  • Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic School


Cary is full of great communities, learn more about all of the wonderful neighborhoods in Cary, NC:

Cary at a Glance

Travel and Commute

Durham: 20 min

RDU: 15 min

Chapel Hill: 35 min

Apex: 15 min

Quick Facts

Population: 168,160

County: Wake and Chatham

Size: 54.34 sq mi

Median Home Price: $323,000

Cary Real Estate Resources

Cary’s culture has grown richer as its sense of community has grown stronger over the years. Today, Cary is no longer just a “suburb of Raleigh” – it’s an incredible, diverse community in its own right.

If you’d like to learn more about this exceptional Wake County town, then contact me, Rachel Kendall, and my team of Cary real estate experts, today.

As your Cary REALTORS, we’ll be happy to tell you about the various Cary residential neighborhoods as well as let you know about available listings.