Cary, North Carolina Population 2018

Cary, North Carolina's estimated population is 165,904 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Cary, North Carolina is the 7th largest city in North Carolina based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2936.60 people/mi² (1133.82 people/km²), with a household density of 418.08 people/km² (1082.83 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 38.8 years, 37.9 years for males, and 39.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 61,175 households in the city, with an average size of 2.67 people per household. The vacancy rate was 4.6%, with a median rent of $1084/month. The median house has 6.6 rooms, and has a value of $309,800.

The median income for households in Cary, North Carolina is $94,617, while the mean household income is $115,742. The per capita income is $43,925, and 4.3% of families and 5.9% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 7.4% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 4% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017165,9043,4262.11%
2016162,4782,7531.72%
2015159,7254,2972.76%
2014155,4284,0622.68%
2013151,3665,1673.53%
2012146,1993,9552.78%
2011142,2445,3013.87%
2010136,94342,40744.86%
200094,53650,678115.55%
199043,85822,095101.53%
198021,76314,333192.91%
19707,4304,074121.39%
19603,3562,256205.09%
19401,1000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White110,355
Asian24,057
Black or African American13,065
Two or More Races4,593
Some Other Race2,901
American Indian and Alaska Native806
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander45

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Cary Nc Population Pyramid 2018

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Cary Nc Median Age

38.8


Total

37.9


Male

39.5


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 122,437 adults in Cary Nc.

Cary Nc Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

16.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cary Nc Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
6.6
Houses Without Mortgage
9,224
Houses With Mortgage
30,637
Vacancy Rate
4.6
Median Rent
1,084
Median Home Value
309,800
Renter-Occupied Units
18,480
Owner-Occupied Units
39,861
Total Housing Units
61,175

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 2.9% and the labor force participation rate is 71.9%.

Cary Nc Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.67
Average Family Size
3.12
Total Households
58341
Married Couple Households
35477
Male Householder (no wife) Families
2084
Female Householder (no husband) Families
4948
Non Family Households
15832
Total Families
42509
Households With Own Children
22635
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
4.7
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4

Cary Nc Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,355
$10,000 to $14,999
1,238
$15,000 to $24,999
2,990
$25,000 to $34,999
3,562
$35,000 to $49,999
5,493
$50,000 to $74,999
8,373
$75,000 to $99,999
7,595
$100,000 to $149,999
12,213
$150,000 to $199,999
7,514
Over $200,000
8,008

Cary Nc Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Cary Nc

North Carolina

$94,617

$48,256

$115,742

$67,367

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Cary Nc Education Data

Cary Nc Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2,4592.31%
9th to 12th Grade
2,3352.20%
High School Graduate
11,76811.07%
Some College
13,50712.71%
Associates Degree
7,9987.53%
Bachelors Degree
39,21436.90%
Graduate Degree
29,00327.29%