Innovation-driven
companies
Top-notch
quality-of-life
Business-friendly local government
World-class
talent pipeline
Groundbreaking
research
Top-notch
community
Looking to start, expand or relocate your business?
Cary is the place for you.

A thriving community with an ideal location

Unemployment rate

0
%

As of November 2023, compared to:
Wake County (3%)
North Carolina (3.4%)
United States (3.6%)

Corporate Tax Rate

0
%

The lowest rate in the US

Cary is a thriving community of more than 180,000 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.

NC is the #1 state for business - look who's here

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Fortune 100
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Fortune 500
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Global 1000

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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 and the region are recognized as a global leader in life sciences spanning the fields of pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices.

Clean Tech / Smart Grid

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.