The Good Life Awaits

Whether you're looking for charming homes in safe neighborhoods, scenic parks and miles of beautiful trails, a great place to find a career, or simply just an outstanding place to call home, then Cary, NC is the town for you. It's more than just a suburb of Raleigh—its a world of its own possibilities, for high-quality work, play, and living. Come explore the amazing opportunities of life in this picturesque town!

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The Community at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population: 159,715
County: Wake
Zip Codes: 27518, 27560, 27606, 27607, 27617, 27713
Median Home Value: $323,000

Travel & Commute

Downtown Raleigh: 15 min
RDU Airport: 20 min
RTP: 20 min
Major Roads: I-40, I-440, US-1, US-64, NC-540

Local Attractions

Everything You'll LOVE in Cary

Outstanding Parks & Recreation

Cary has a lot to offer—but its parks and recreation stand apart. Acres of scenic parkland, miles of beautiful trails, stunning golf courses, even nature centers and sparkling lakes… Cary has it all. It was one of the first towns to receive the Bicycle-Friendly Community award, and even contains part of the Mountains to Sea route. Mountain biking can be found at Lake Crabtree County Park, and plenty of hiking and boating can be enjoyed at the large Fred G. Bond Metropark. Stunning nature trails and paths await exploration at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Center, and Cary Tennis Park offers outstanding tennis facilities.

Tons of Employment Opportunities

Located in the heart of the Triangle, Cary is just minutes from numerous top employers in the Research Triangle Park, Raleigh, and Durham. However, the town is home to several of its own major companies, including SAS Institute, Epic Games, Lord Corporation, and Western Wake Medical Center. Top employers of residents include SAS, Fidelity Investments, Verizon, American Airlines, WakeMed, and Siemens Medical Solutions.

Education for All

The town is served by Wake County Public School System and contains many award-winning and top-rated elementary and middle schools, as well as four oustanding high schools—Cary High, Green Hope High (the #5 Best Public High School in NC), Middle Creek High, and Panther Creek High (the #7 Best Public High School in NC). It is also home to several private schools, including Cary Academy, Chesterbrook Academy, and Cary Christian School, as well as a branch of Wake Tech Community College.

Small-Town Attractions

There’s so much to see and explore. Attend a festival or concert at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre. Catch a Carolina RailHawks game at WakeMed Soccer Park or a baseball game at the USA Baseball National Training Complex. Or simply spend the day strolling the scenic shops and restaurants of Downtown.

Entertaining Events

If community events are what you seek, then look no further. Get out and join the town in celebrations such as the Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival, the Cary Diwali Celebration and Festival of Light, Cary Band Day, Fest in the West, Winter Wonderland at Bond Park, and an Independence Day Celebration, plus many more!

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