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Lake Crabtree County Park, Cary, NC
Lake Crabtree County Park, Cary, NC
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Cary is a town in Wake County. (The community straddles Wake and Chatham counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named after Samuel Cary, temperance leader.

The latitude of Cary is 35.791N. The longitude is -78.781W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 499 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 99,824.


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Median household income
Local
$75,122
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cary demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Carey
· Page's Siding
· Page's Tavern
· Page's Turnout
· Page
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 109. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
In a 2006 study, AllBusiness named Raleigh-Cary as the No. 1 best metro for women entrepreneurs.

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Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Gloria Jean's, Panera Bread, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival - Aug. 25, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cary web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Cary Players Community Theatre
Nearby parks & recreation: Fred G. Bond Metro Park, Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve
Sports teams: Carolina RailHawks (USL soccer)
Historic sites and museums: Page-Walker Hotel Arts & History Center
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National index: 100
Local index: 74

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Cary demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Raleigh-Durham area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27713 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Cary residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cary ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cary was $32,974, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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61% of Cary residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Cary include Carpenter Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Cary, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $730.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,493.


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Libraries in Cary include Cary Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Cary include Cary News

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Wake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cary political report.

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Cary restaurants taking online reservations include Rio Churrascaria - Cary ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Cary workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 12 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Cary between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Pros: Climate, personal safety, low taxes, great amenities like parks, walking trails, schools, shopping...

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