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Cary is a village in McHenry County, in the Chicago metro area.
The village was named for William Cary, founder.
The latitude of Cary is 42.211N. The longitude is -88.238W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 823 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 18,121.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cary demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McHenry County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60013 ZIP code.
25% of Cary residents report German ancestry, and 17% 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 $26,903, compared with $21,587 nationally.
41% 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.
Median rent in Cary, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $746. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,551.
Libraries in Cary include Cary Area Public Library ... View libraries
McHenry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cary political report.
The average commute time for Cary workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 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 .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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