Living in Cary, NC

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Cary, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
166,268
Unemployment
3.2%
Poverty
4.8%
Median Home
$356,400
Median Income
$104,669
Median Rent
$1,246

Cary SnackAbility

9.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
9.5
Commute
8

Cary, NC Crime Report

1,674
Total Crimes
970.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-60.82%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Cary
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,674 970.3 2,729.1 2,476.7
Violent Crime 114 66.1 371.8 366.7
Murder 1 0.6 6.0 5.0
Robbery 34 19.7 72.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 67 38.8 262.4 250.2
Property Crime 1,560 904.2 2,357.3 2,109.9
Burglary 185 107.2 519.1 340.5
Larceny 1,298 752.4 1,666.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 77 44.6 172.2 219.9

Cary, NC Cost Of Living

113
Cary's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Cary North Carolina National Average
Overall 113 95 100
Services 101 101 100
Groceries 94 98 100
Health 105 108 100
Housing 152 85 100
Transportation 82 94 100
Utilities 99 98 100

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Rankings for Cary in North Carolina

Map Of Cary, NC

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Population over time in Cary

Year Population % Change
2019 166,268 1.8%
2018 163,266 2.2%
2017 159,715 2.5%
2016 155,822 3.1%
2015 151,186 3.5%
2014 146,041 3.4%
2013 141,292 3.4%
2012 136,627 3.8%
2011 131,631 3.2%
2010 127,587 -

Race / Ethnicity in Cary

White
62.8% (104,391)
African American
8.4% (13,927)
American Indian
0.3% (567)
Asian
18.7% (31,034)
Hawaiian
0.1% (141)
Other
0.2% (402)
Two Or More
2.3% (3,834)
Hispanic
7.2% (11,972)
Race Cary NC USA
White 62.8% 63.1% 60.7%
African American 8.4% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 18.7% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.2% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Cary

Female
50.9% (84,642)
Male
49.1% (81,626)
Gender Cary NC USA
Female 50.9% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Cary for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (1,662)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (3,325)
High School / GED
10.0% (16,626)
Some College
12.0% (19,952)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (11,638)
Bachelor's Degree
37.0% (61,519)
Master's Degree
22.0% (36,578)
Professional Degree
4.0% (6,650)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (8,313)
Education Cary NC USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 10.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 12.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 37.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 22.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Cary, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
2.2% (372,579)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.4% (238,588)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.7% (622,555)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.1% (849,227)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.5% (1,252,259)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.0% (2,490,220)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.6% (2,100,692)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.6% (3,429,481)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.6% (2,265,665)
$200,000 or more
18.1% (3,005,529)
Income Cary NC USA
Less than $10,000 2.2% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.4% 5.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.7% 10.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.1% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.5% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.0% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.6% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.6% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.6% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 18.1% 5.4% 7.7%

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