Cary, know as the “Containment Area for Relocated Yankees” due to the number of people that moved to Cary from up north. Cary NC is at heart, a southern town with all the southern charm of the south.
In the geographic center of North Carolina is Cary, a town with a population of 135,000, making it the largest town in the state. The League of American Bicyclists recognizes Cary as a bicycle-friendly community, and residents have access to multiple parks and walking trails. More than two-thirds of adults have a college degree, and the town is less than 15 minutes from major universities like Duke, North Carolina State and the University of North Carolina.
Cary made the #2 spot on Livibility most affordable cities in North Carolina.