Cary Nc Population 2017

Cary Nc's estimated population is 135,234 according to the most recent United States census.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2015 there were 58,827 households in the city, with an average size of 2.69 people per household. The vacancy rate was 4.7%, with a median rent of $1033/month. The median house size is 6.6 rooms, and has a value of $306,200.

Year Population Change
2015 159,769 18.10%
2010 135,234 43.10%
2000 94,536 115.60%
1990 43,858 101.50%
1980 21,763 192.90%
1970 7,430 121.40%
1960 3,356 205.10%
1940 1,100 0.00%

Cary Nc Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White 105,037 71.92%
Black or African American 11,728 8.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native 697 0.48%
Asian 20,568 14.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 29 0.02%
Some Other Race 4,245 2.91%
Two or More Races 3,737 2.56%

Population Pyramid

Cary Nc Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Total Housing Units 58,827
Owner-Occupied Units 38,313
Renter-Occupied Units 17,721
Median Home Value $306,200
Median Rent $1,033
Vacancy Rate 4.7%
Houses With Mortgage 29,910
Houses Without Mortgage 8,403
Median Number of Rooms (per House) 6.6

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Cary Nc for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 3.2% and the labor force participation rate is 71.9%.

Cary Nc Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size 2.69
Average Family Size 3.16
Married Couple Families 34,338
Male Householder (no wife) Families 1,741
Female Householder (no husband) Families 4,545
Non Family Households
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex) 4.2%
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex) 0.5%