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Cary, NC

Welcome to Cary: The Triangle's Largest Suburb

There's a reason why buyers keep flocking to Cary to find their dream homes. This top-rated suburb has so much to offer, and people from across the country are beginning to take notice. Cary has received countless accolades from Money Magazine, and it's even been rated as one of the best small cities in America and a top overall place to live. Don't just take our word for it, though—one visit is all it takes to fall in love. Stroll through the recently revitalized Downtown District or head to one of the many community festivals. After you experience the area for yourself, you'll be wondering how soon you can make your move! 

Ready to learn more about what life is like in the Triangle's largest suburb? Here's what you need to know!

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A Snapshot of Cary's Market



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Ready to List?

Thinking of selling your home in the Cary area? We can help! Learn more about listing your home with the Linda Trevor Team, including the tools and resources we offer our sellers, our marketing strategies, and our featured listings.

Want to Learn More?

Ready to experience an easy-going lifestyle that's still packed with plenty of city amenities? Cary offers the perfect mix of small-town charm and easy access to all of the Triangle's metro areas. Looking for more info? Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have!

Quick Facts

Population: 168,160
County: Wake & Chatham
Zip Codes: 27511-27513, 27518, and 27519
Median Home Value: $379,600

Travel & Commute

Raleigh: 17 minutes (12 miles)
Morrisville: 11 minutes (3.9 miles)
Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU): 15 minutes (8.7 miles)
Major Roads: I-40, I-540, Route 64

What Locals Love

Top-Rated Public Schools

Even if you don't plan on having children, investing in a top-notch school district will help you gain equity in your home. Luckily, Cary's students are served by Wake County Public Schools, the largest district in the state. Although WCPSS is 160,000 students strong, each student still receives unique educational opportunities that prepare them for the future.

Wondering about potential schools in the area? Some options include include Cary Elementary, Davis Drive Middle, and Cary High.  

Plenty of Career Opportunities

If you're looking to advance your career or embark on a new one, Cary is the perfect place to start. Its prime location within the Research Triangle and near major universities creates plenty of opportunities for all fields. Cary enjoys a record low unemployment of 3%, which is almost a full percentage point lower than the national average.

Wondering where to start looking for your next job? The area's top employers include Deutsche Bank, Xerox, Verizon, and Epic Games.

Year-Round Events

Whether you're eager to experience the local culture or just want to learn more about what makes the area unique, you'll never run out of things to do when you call Cary home. This suburb is home to plenty of exciting festivals, events, and activities all year round, which means there's always something fun to look forward to.

Cary's calendar of events will help you stay in the know—it's the perfect way to plan out your weekend. Locals are especially fond of the Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival, which features plenty of Triangle artisans. Other top events include October's Diwali Celebration and the Heart of the Holidays extravaganza. 

Unbeatable Shopping and Dining

Running some errands? Want to shop the day away? Don't worry—you won't have to leave town to find what you're looking for. Cary is home to some of the best shopping destinations of the Triangle, and they're all just a short drive away. Need recommendations? Don't miss out on Cary Town Center, Crossroads Plaza, or Waverly Place.

Getting hungry? Cary is home to a wide variety of down-home favorites and international eateries. If you're not sure what to try first, La Farm Bakery is a local staple that sells French-inspired meals and homemade bread. Locals also love Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen and Chef's Palette.

Ready to Make a Move?

Looking for a taste of what it's really like to live in Cary? Let us give you a personal tour! When you're ready to make a move, just reach out to the Linda Trevor Team. Contact us to learn more and schedule a showing of your favorite homes, or browse our buyer resources below.

Selling a home in the Triangle? We can definitely help you out with that, too!

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