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Cary at a Glance

Travel & Commute

Durham: 18.9 mi
Raleigh: 12.1 mi
RDU Airport: 8.2 mi
Major Roads: US-64, I-40

Quick Facts

Population: 4162,320
Growth Since 2000: +63%
Zip Codes: 27511, 27513, 27606
County: Wake
Mean Home Price: $357,200

Welcome to the Charming Town of Cary

Welcome to Town of Cary! Located in the heart of the progressive Research Triangle Park, Cary is one of the fastest growing towns in the area (and rated as the safest place in the country). With a stellar Parks and Recreation department, beautiful parks and greenways, and a thriving community, there’s a reason why over 160,000 people choose to reside in this charming town.

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Events

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May

Josh Sellers Jazz Series

Come and enjoy Steve Hobbs and Jazz Ensemble

Where: Koka Booth Ampitheatre
When: May 22

26
May

Dessert Food Truck Rodeo

Grab your sweet tooth and head downtown to the NC sweets Rodeo. 

Where: Downtown Raleigh
When: May 26

Wednesdays
August

Wednesday Wind Down Concert Series

Shop and then grab your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy the outdoor concert under the stars with this free event.

Where: Waverly Place
When: Every Wednesay

1
June

Tour D'Coop

Take a self guided tour throughout Raleigh to visit Chicken Coop's around the area

Where: Throughout Raleigh
When: June 1

14-15
June

Peak City Pig Fest

Fmily fun BBQ festival with BBQ competitions, live music and beer garden. 

Where: Historic Downtown Apex
When: June 14-15

Thursday
August

Playtime in the Park

The kids can enjoy the Park with fun activities

Where: Downtown Park
When: Every Thursday

Cary Attractions

Why Do Residents Choose Cary?

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Things to Do

There’s no shortage of fun things to do in Cary. Cary is home to many venues, restaurants, shopping centers, and arts organizations in the heart of Research Triangle Park. Home to more than 30 public parks and natural areas, a greenway system that spans over 70 miles, and fully staffed facilities with arts, sports, and recreational programming, Cary is the hot-spot to live.

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Parks & Rec

The Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to providing high-quality and accessible programs that inspire and enrich the lives of Cary citizens. Home to a bounty of parks and greenways, engaging programs, and a plethora of community events, there’s a reason why Cary’s Parks and Rec Department has been given the National Gold Medal Award and recognized by CAPRA for its excellence.

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Top-Notch Schools

The Town of Cary is proud to be served by the stellar Wake County Public School System. Recognized by Forbes Magazine, the Triangle has been named the best place to raise children because of WCPSS. From excellent magnet problems to challenging curriculums, you can be sure that the children of Cary are on the path to become lifelong learners.

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Shopping & Dining

There are lots of great shopping centers, boutiques, and local restaurants keeping Cary residents happy and well-fed! Residents love shopping and dining at Crossroads Plaza, Waverly Place, Shoppes of Kildaire, and much more! Whether you are looking to satisfy your inner shopaholic or foodie, you can be sure that Cary will be able to satiate your needs.

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Employment

Located in the heart of the Research Triangle Park, many young professionals are flocking to join the Cary community to build their careers. Whether you are a professional in STEM or the liberal arts, there are opportunities for everyone! Named as the top city in North Carolina to find a job, Cary proves to be a great place to put down roots and grow time and time again.

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