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A Top American City for Work & Play

Nestled into a quiet suburbia between the capital city of Raleigh and the prestigious Research Triangle Park of Durham, the city of Cary offers its residents a serene and beautiful retreat with all the amenities of big-city life, from top companies for employment to upscale shopping and dining, to year-long entertainment and events. For those looking for a quiet hometown packed chock-full of opportunities, there’s no better place to call home than Cary, North Carolina.

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High Quality of Life

It’s not hard to see why residents of Cary boast such a high quality of life, or why it so consistently ranks among the best places to live in America. It’s one of the 20 safest cities, nationally, and the #1 city for safety in the Southeast. Additionally, its well-maintained tree-lined streets, elegant modern homes, and beautiful parks make Cary pleasing from the moment you first drive into town, and a plethora of top-notch shopping and national retailers, casual and upscale dining options, and plenty of opportunities for entertainment mean that you never have to leave. Plus, Cary is committed to meeting challenges to continuously improve its quality of life through sustainability and conservation programs.

A Career Hotspot

Whether you’re looking to launch a new career, further your current career, or branch off into a new direction, Cary is the place to start that development. Located within twenty minutes of three major universities — Duke, North Carolina State University, and the University of North Carolina — as well as world-class business and research centers in both Raleigh and the Research Triangle Park of Durham, Cary provides access to top employers in every direction. Additionally, several top companies — including IBM, Verizon, SAS Institute — have corporate locations in Cary. Top Cary employers include SAS, Fidelity Investments, Verizon, American Airlines Reservation Center, Town of Cary, WakeMed, and Siemens Medical Solutions USA.

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Events & Entertainment

Cary might be just outside the big city, but that doesn’t mean you have to leave home to find top-notch entertainment. The Town of Cary hosts events throughout the year, such as the Spring Daze Arts & Crafts Festival, The Downtown Performers series, and holiday festivities to bring citizens closer together. It also offers classes and programs throughout the year to help educate and enrich its community. And there are always performances, shows, and galleries to be enjoyed at the Arts & History Center.


It’s not hard to get outside and enjoy beautiful weather in Cary! The Town maintains miles of natural walking trails and paved bike paths within its parks, and is currently working to develop an extensive greenway system of paved and unpaved trails traveling throughout the city. Additionally, residents enjoy access to 31 city parks, offering everything from active and athletic play to quiet and natural escapes into nature.

Wake County Public Schools

Cary is served by Wake County Public Schools, the largest and most notable school district in North Carolina. Many of the top schools within the district are located within Cary, and offer students top-notch academic and extracurricular programs designed to prepare students for postgraduate education, careers, and overall success. Cary offers seventeen public elementary schools, five public middle schools, and four public high schools.

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Cary Real Estate

Homes in Cary vary greatly in style, amenities, size, and price. Most homes are affordably priced between $100,000 and $200,000.

Ready to find your dream home in Cary? Contact Team Ruby Henderson today for more information or to schedule a showing.

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