Coldwell Banker Advantage has been serving the Triangle area and Cary since 1988.
On the whole, Caryites are a hard-working group with one of the highest median household incomes in the state. And being no further than 20 minutes from major universities such as Duke, North Carolina State, and the University of North Carolina, it's no wonder that education is an important part of Cary life. More than two-thirds of adults hold a college degree. Nearly 9 in 10 citizens have access to the Internet in this, the Technology Town of North Carolina.
Sense of security - Cary continually ranks as one of the top 20 safest large cities nationally and the safest in the Southeast. Its Police and Fire departments and Emergency Medical Services are nationally accredited.
Livability - Tree-lined streets and well-groomed subdivisions and office parks show Cary has grown the right way.
Vibrancy - Cary is home to world class businesses and national retail stores. Our fast-growing Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources program has something for everyone, regardless of age or interest.
Diversity - School-age children comprise nearly a quarter of Cary's population. Yet people of retirement age are the fastest-growing group in Cary. Fourteen percent of townspeople were born in another country.
Cary has repeatedly ranked among the top locations in North Carolina and the country to start a business, buy a house, raise a family and retire. Here cultural, medical and infrastructure offerings of a big city meet the safety and friendliness of a tight-knit community.
Cary offers a diversity of housing options, including large-lot single family dwellings, town homes, condominiums and high-end apartments — with an average value of $238,800 on a single family home.
And once residents are settled in their new home, there’s no end of exciting activities: sporting events, from professional teams to community leagues, over 30 nearby greenways and parks, art museums and concerts.
No wonder we’ve been named one of the fastest growing cities in the United States.
Cary’s proximity to the Research Triangle Park and renowned universities has produced a spirit of innovation and learning in Cary. Plus, with our distinction as a top place to live and raise a family, our area is a magnet for top employees — creating an unrivaled workforce and a low unemployment rate.
In Cary, fostering a lifetime appreciation of learning means educational, workforce and career opportunities for our future.
Part of the nationally recognized Wake County Public Schools system, Cary’s schools benefit from an environment that emphasizes and values education — on the family, corporate and community level. Cary offers schools that operate both on the traditional calendar as well as a year-round format, and have active parent-teacher organizations, corporate support and exciting extracurricular activities.
Cary also enjoys the advantage of proximity to some of the nation’s top universities, including Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University, as well as numerous well-regarded local colleges. All in all, area institutions have an enrollment of nearly 200,000 students — with diverse backgrounds and bright futures.
Every year, thousands of people travel to the Triangle for some of the world’s best medical care. Fortunately for our residents, Cary is located just minutes away from these noted hospitals and medical facilities. Our residents are served directly by Cary’s full-service 156-bed Wake Med Cary Hospital, offering the warmth of a community hospital with the expertise of a regional medical center. Among its offerings are: 24-hour emergency care, a birthing facility, day surgery and operative services, cardiopulmonary services, imaging and outpatient rehabilitation.
And, within a short drive of Cary are a host of other top medical centers, including: UNC Hospitals, Rex Hospital, Duke University Medical Center and Wake Med.
Plus, the Triangle boasts progressive medical device, pharmaceutical and clinical research companies, along with our top research and teaching hospitals, ensuring that residents have access to the very latest in techniques and treatments.
#3 Raleigh-Cary MSA, Top 10 Big Cities Best Place to Launch a New Business
Fortune Small Business, November 2009
#1 America’s Smartest Cities MSA Area , The Daily Beast, October 2009
#10 Raleigh-Cary Best Places for Creating and Keeping Jobs, Milken Institute,
#5 Raleigh-Cary Total Job Growth over Past 5 Years, Milken Institute, November
#5 Metro for Best Quality of Life – Business Facilities, August, 2009
#4 MSA with Highest Concentration of Employment, Drugs and Pharmaceuticals