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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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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.
61% of Cary residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Cary include Carpenter Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Cary, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $730. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,493.
Libraries in Cary include Cary Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Cary include Cary News
Wake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cary political report.
Cary restaurants taking online reservations include Rio Churrascaria - Cary ... View restaurants
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.
Cary, NCPros: Climate, personal safety, low taxes, great amenities like parks, walking trails, schools, shopping...
Cons: Can be a little boring, but that is a personal choice...
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