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Population (year 2000): 94,536. Estimated population in July 2005: 106,439 (+12.6% change)
Males: 47,075 (49.8%), Females: 47,461 (50.2%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 33.7 years
Median household income: $75,122 (year 2000)
Median house value: $196,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Cary:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.7%)
  • Black (6.1%)
  • Hispanic (4.3%)
  • Asian Indian (3.5%)
  • Chinese (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (17.3%), English (14.3%), Irish (12.3%), United States (7.4%), Italian (6.5%), Polish (3.6%).North Carolina

Elevation: 480 feet

Land area: 42.1 square miles

Cary,

For population 25 years and over in Cary

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cary town

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

14.0% Foreign born (6.5% Asia, 2.8% Europe, 2.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +48,972 (+107.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Raleigh, (11.0 miles pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (385.0 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NC (3.9 miles Morrisville, NC Apex, (4.9 miles Springs, NC (8.8 miles Holly NC Raleigh, (11.0 miles NC Fuquay-Varina, (13.0 miles NC (13.4 miles Garner, NC Durham, (16.3 miles NC (18.1 miles Gorman,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1505 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 1997: 1528 buildings, average cost: $156,400
  • 1998: 1511 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 1999: 1195 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2000: 837 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2001: 624 buildings, average cost: $203,400
  • 2002: 637 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2003: 565 buildings, average cost: $198,700
  • 2004: 783 buildings, average cost: $228,600
  • 2005: 1456 buildings, average cost: $215,100

Latitude: 35.78 N, Longitude: 78.80 W

Area code: 919


Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (20.1%), Manufacturing (16.4%), Educational,health and social services (16.0%), Retail trade (10.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,305 (-2.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 16,242 (31.7%)


 

Crime in Cary by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 1.1 0.0 0.0 1.1
Rapes 6 5 7 17 15
    per 100,000 6.3 5.3 7.4 18.0 15.9
Robberies 41 54 44 36 30
    per 100,000 43.4 57.1 46.5 38.1 31.7
Assaults 31 48 61 56 48
    per 100,000 32.8 50.8 64.5 59.2 50.8
Burglaries 337 304 384 397 413
    per 100,000 356.5 321.6 406.2 419.9 436.9
Thefts 1,763 1,722 1,655 1,717 1,520
    per 100,000 1864.9 1821.5 1750.7 1816.2 1607.9
Auto thefts 117 161 102 130 101
    per 100,000 123.8 170.3 107.9 137.5 106.8
131.6 139.5 136.9 143.5 130.5

Average climate in Cary, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cary,

Cary-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Cary city center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 11/23/1992, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.9 miles away from the city center injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Main business address for: LEVEL 8 SYSTEMS INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING SERVICES), DONNELLEY R H INC (MISCELLANEOUS PUBLISHING), SPECTRASITE INC (COMMUNICATION SERVICES, NEC), INVERESK RESEARCH GROUP INC (SERVICES-COMMERCIAL PHYSICAL & BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH), CRESCENT FINANCIAL CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospital/medical center in Cary:
  • WAKEMED FOR WESTERN WAKE MEDICAL CTR (1900 KILDARE FARM ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Cary:
  • REX HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; RALEIGH, NC)
  • DOROTHEA DIX HOSP (about 11 miles; RALEIGH, NC)
  • DOROTHEA DIX HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; RALEIGH, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cary:
  • RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL (about 7 miles; RALEIGH/DURHAM, NC; ID: RDU)
  • POPE AFB (about 45 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; ID: POB)
  • FAYETTEVILLE REGIONAL/GRANNIS FIELD (about 55 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; ID: FAY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cary:
  • TRIPLE W (about 14 miles; RALEIGH, NC; ID: 5W5)
  • HORACE WILLIAMS (about 21 miles; CHAPEL HILL, NC; ID: IGX)
  • SANFORD-LEE COUNTY RGNL (about 25 miles; SANFORD, NC; ID: TTA)

Amtrak station:
CARY (311 N. ACADEMY ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Fire - Other 4 $11,203 $33,609 3 $5,643
Other Government Administration 46 $172,504 $45,001 5 $11,203
Financial Administration 64 $245,601 $46,050 4 $7,384
Police Protection - Officers 148 $570,579 $46,263 0 $0
Water Supply 24 $93,913 $46,956 2 $4,215
Other and Unallocable 136 $424,399 $37,446 1 $1,060
Firefighters 185 $688,007 $44,627 0 $0
Streets and Highways 137 $503,036 $44,061 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 127 $289,423 $27,347 9 $9,879
Sewerage 49 $184,271 $45,127 1 $1,964
Parks and Recreation 39 $148,916 $45,820 160 $92,802
Judicial and Legal 3 $24,199 $96,796 0 $0
Police - Other 33 $104,178 $37,882 13 $15,828
Totals for Government 995 $3,460,229 $41,731 198 $149,978
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cary:
  • MEREDITH COLLEGE (about 8 miles; RALEIGH, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,173)
  • WAKE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 4,754)
  • SHAW UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 2,299)
  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY AT RALEIGH (about 13 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 23,918)
  • DURHAM TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 4,487)
  • DUKE UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 11,898)
Public high schools in Cary:
  • CARY HIGH (Students: 2,209; Location: 638 WALNUT ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GREEN HOPE HIGH (Students: 2,005; Location: 2500 CARPENTER UPCHURCH ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Cary:
  • CARY ACADEMY (Students: 567; Location: 1500 N HARRISON AVE; Grades: 6 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Cary:
  • DAVIS DRIVE MIDDLE (Students: 1,248; Location: 2101 DAVIS DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WEST CARY MIDDLE (Students: 1,043; Location: 1000 EVANS ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • DAVIS DRIVE ELEMENTARY (Students: 945; Location: 2151 DAVIS DRIVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • REEDY CREEK MIDDLE (Students: 921; Location: 930 REEDY CREEK ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GREEN HOPE ELEMENTARY (Students: 908; Location: 2700 LOUIS STEPHENS DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ADAMS ELEMENTARY (Students: 873; Location: 805 CARY TOWNE BLVD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WEATHERSTONE ELEMENTARY (Students: 843; Location: 1000 OLDE WEATHERSTONE WAY; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTHWOODS ELEMENTARY (Students: 783; Location: 8850 CHAPEL HILL RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • REEDY CREEK ELEMENTARY (Students: 728; Location: 940 REEDY CREEK ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CARY ELEMENTARY (Students: 710; Location: 400 KILDAIRE FARM ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Cary:
  • CARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 197; Location: 2850 SOUTHWEST CARY PARKWAY; Grades: KG - 8)
  • LUCY DANIELS CENTER (Students: 68; Location: 9003 WESTON PARKWAY; Grades: PK - KG)
  • PAIDEIA ACADEMY (Students: 53; Location: 200 DANCERS POINTE LN; Grades: KG - 8)
 

Cary compared to North Carolina state average:

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  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Cary:
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WCRY (1460 AM; 5 kW; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WDNZ (570 AM; 1 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRIANGLE BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WSRC (1410 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DURHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTIK (1310 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WCHL (1360 AM; 5 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: WCHL-WDNC, INC.)
  • WCLY (1550 AM; 1 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRIANGLE BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WHPY (1590 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, NC; Owner: FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
Strongest FM radio stations in Cary:
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • W260AB (99.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)
  • WFXC (107.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNC-FM (88.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXYC (89.3 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: STUDENT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W299AP (107.7 FM; APEX, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W216BN (91.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNCU (90.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY)
TV broadcast stations around Cary:
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBXU-CA (Channel 13; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWIW-LP (Channel 66; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W58CD (Channel 58; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W68BK (Channel 68; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SAINT AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE)
  • WHOA-LP (Channel 60; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • W64CN (Channel 64; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24CP (Channel 24; DURHAM, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIWW-LP (Channel 26; DURHAM, NC; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WUBX-CA (Channel 13; DURHAM, ETC., NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

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