world-class talent

Cary's got it!

business-friendly government

Cary's got it!

high-tech companies

Cary's got it!

top-notch community

Cary's got it!

Looking to start, expand or relocate your business?
Cary is the place for you.

Welcome to Cary!

Cary is a thriving community of more than 175,000 residents in the heart of the Research Triangle region of North Carolina, which includes Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. With a population of more than 2 million, the Triangle consistently ranks among the top regions in the country to live, work, start a business and find a home. Cary has taken advantage of its unique location to create a nationally recognized community of excellence. Regardless of what you are looking for, Cary’s got it!

who's here

Fortune 100
Fortune 500
Global 1,000

mayor's message

get to know cary

key industries


Information Technology

Cary is highly attractive for those in information technology and is home to worldwide leaders in the sector.

Life Sciences

Cary attracts life sciences, particularly in the fields of pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices.

Clean Technology

Cary and the region are recognized for a commitment to developing cleaner, more efficient forms of technology.


Advanced Manufacturing

Cary and the region are recognized for developing technology that improves processes.

making it happen


unemployment rate (May, 2022)


current population


approved infrastructure projects