Cary Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Cary Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 166,268 1.8%
Male Population 81,626 2.3%
Female Population 84,642 1.4%
Male Population 49.09 %
Female Population 50.91 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 39.9 0.8%
Citizen US Born 126,148 0.3%
Citizen not US Born 22,718 10.1%
Not Citizen 17,402 3.2%
Citizen US Born 75.87 %
Citizen not US Born 13.66 %
Not Citizen 10.47 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 1,968 2.1%
Moved from Same Country 13,632 -0.2%
Moved from Same State 4,771 5.2%
Moved from Different State 8,348 11.9%
Same House as Last Year 135,971 1.4%
Moved from Abroad 1.19 %
Moved from Same Country 8.28 %
Moved from Same State 2.9 %
Moved from Different State 5.07 %
Same House as Last Year 82.56 %

Occupational Employment in Cary top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 81,040 2.8%
Blue Collar 7,439 -4.6%
White Collar 91.59 %
Blue Collar 8.41 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 8,299 0.9%
Private Companies 63,553 2.6%
Governmental Workers 10,789 1.0%
Not for Profit Companies 5,838 1.4%
Self Employees 9.38 %
Private Companies 71.83 %
Governmental Workers 12.19 %
Not for Profit Companies 6.6 %

Number of Households in Cary top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 62,789 2.0%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.4%
Family Households 46,132 2.5%
Non-family Households 16,657 0.7%
Family Households 73.47 %
Non-family Households 26.53 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 24,724 2.2%
Households without Children 38,065 1.9%
Households with Children 39.38 %
Households without Children 60.62 %

Median and Average Income in Cary top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $131,844.00 6.0%
Median Household Income $104,669.00 3.6%
People below Poverty Level 7,828 -12.4%
People above Poverty Level 156,375 2.8%

Housing in Cary top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 66,492 3.2%
Median Year Built 1997 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 274 -24.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 159 30.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 861 2.5%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,812 7.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 5,692 2.7%
Built between 1980 and 1989 10,388 -1.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 20,240 2.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 16,091 -3.3%
Built in 2010 or Later 10,975 22.5%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 62,789 2.0%
Owner Occupied 42,935 1.3%
Renter Occupied 19,854 3.6%
Owner Occupied 68.38 %
Renter Occupied 31.62 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 31,412 0.0%
Without Mortgage 11,523 5.0%
Median Value with Mortgage $362,100.00 5.7%
Median Value without Mortgage $342,800.00 5.8%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,419.00 3.4%
With Mortgage 73.16 %
Without Mortgage 26.84 %

Cary Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 2,195 -9.1%
Some High School 17,272 -1.6%
Some College 21,395 -0.2%
Associate Degree 8,071 -1.8%
Bachelor's Degree 45,502 1.8%
Graduate Degree 35,094 7.3%
No High School 1.77 %
Some High School 13.9 %
Some College 12.98 %
Associate Degree 6.5 %
Bachelor's Degree 36.62 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in Cary top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 31,816 2.0%
Married 83,619 2.9%
Separated 2,092 -2.2%
Widowed 5,301 1.0%
Divorced 11,177 -0.4%
Never Married 24.12 %
Married 63.39 %
Separated 1.59 %
Widowed 4.02 %
Divorced 8.47 %

Means of Transport to Work in Cary top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 75,538 2.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 327 -18.5%
Subway or Elevated 11 N/A
Railroad 0 -100.0%
Ferryboat 0 N/A
Bicycle 352 15.4%
Motorcycle 117 -7.9%
TaxiCab 120 23.7%
Walk 1,028 1.3%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 27511 27513 27518 27519

Recently added listings in Cary top

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Cary is an area in Wake County,North Carolina with a population of 166,268. There are 81,626 male residents living in Cary and 84,642 female residents. The total number of households is 62,789 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 40 with 83,619 people being married and 50,386 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 91.59% white collar employees and 8.41% blue collar employees in Cary..
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