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Popular Cary Apartments
Cary, North Carolina, 27513
1 Bedroom$659 - $1,060
2 Bedrooms$761 - $1,125
Raleigh, North Carolina, 27606
1 Bedroom$720 - $801
2 Bedrooms$911 - $970
Cary, North Carolina, 27513
1 Bedroom$665 - $1,125
2 Bedrooms$775 - $1,420
Raleigh, North Carolina, 27601
1 Bedroom$1,200 - $1,819
2 Bedrooms$1,647 - $2,395
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Cary apartments are definitely available in a number of quite a few parts of town; it doesn't matter what price range you are looking in, Cary has the perfect new apartment for you.
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Cary, North Carolina
Cary is considered a suburb of Raleigh, North Carolina and has a current population of just under 122,000 people. Cary's history as a train junction has been surpassed with a dedication toward being just a great place to live. It has one of the lowest crime rates anywhere, more PhDs per captia than any other town, and is well-known for a high quality of living. When searching for your Cary apartment, know that it is a very walkable city. There are networks of trails connecting most of the parks and neighborhoods, and designated bicycle routes as well. For commuting of any kind outside the city, there is mass transit but a car will be useful if not necessary.
Swim, Skate, Listen
Cary maintains a large parks system with facilities provided for many outdoor and indoor sports. The Triangle Aquatic Center is the largest swimming facility in the state, and there's an enormous skate park and also a soccer center. The Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park provides a wonderful entertainment venue, and there are several both public and private golf courses all of which are excellent.
Southern Asian Fusion
Restaurants in Cary vary from Asian fusion to southern cooking, and once in your Cary apartment, you'll want to start your on exploratory for favorites. Shree Udupi Cafeis highly regarded for their Indian and vegetarian menu while Herons is considered the most upscale American place in town. It's located in the Umstead Hotel and both the ambiance and the food are fabulous. You will find many international cuisine places in Cary along with national chains too.
If you're looking for small, more intimate bars, then Cary will give you many options.Bermuda Room at Lochmere is fantastic for being both a sports bar and a place where people are friendly. If you're new in town, this is definitely the place to start! Mac's is a neighborhood bar that has live music on weekends, and Ciao Wine Bar is a quieter place if you like great wines. For big nights out, remember that your Cary apartment will be just a short distance from Raleigh, where you can find everything!
Average Apartment Rent in Cary, North Carolina
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Cary Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Cary have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In December the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Cary apartment cost $849. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Cary apartment was $1,021 in December. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in December was $1,243. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Cary rentals listed below.
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What's a good neighborhood for families in Cary?
Lochmere is a wonderful family neighborhood in Cary, NC. With a beautiful landscape of lovely trees, green grass, and meandering walking paths, it's no wonder this is one of the city's most popular neighborhoods. The air is crisp and clean, and the community is warm and inviting. There is also a plethora of outdoor facilities located in Lochmere including several golf courses, a community pool, volleyball courts, and the picturesque Lochmere lake. Three premium grocery stores are conveniently located within the vicinity, including a Whole Foods, and Western Wake Hospital is also nearby. Housing prices vary greatly within the area, so no matter the budget, anyone can find the perfect home here in Lochmere.
Why should I move to Cary?
Cary, North Carolina is a fast-growing suburb of Raleigh. You might want to move to Cary if you're from north of the Mason-Dixon line and in search of milder winters; you'd be in good company, as Cary is known throughout the area for having an unusually high population of non-native residents, and the city's moniker is jokingly referred to as an acronym for "Contained/Concentrated Area for Relocated Yankees." There is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and ambitious, so many singles consider Cary a good place to live without being in a very large city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves. In addition, Cary residents are extremely well-educated, over 60 percent of the adults in Cary have earned at least a four-year college degree.
How much should I expect to pay for utilities in Cary each month, depending on the time of year?
Since Cary has a climate that varies month by month, utilities will change from season to season. Naturally, heating will drive bills up in the winter, just as the use of air conditioning will in the summer months. On average, however, gas and electric should not exceed $280 per month for a family of five. The water bill should amount to about $30 a month.
Where are some of the best places for dining out in Cary?
Perhaps the best place for dining out in Cary is the downtown area near City Hall. Harrison Ave is home to three restaurants: Bosphorous Restaurant, Harrison's Bar and Grill, and Roma's Italian. The section of Chatham St near this intersection also has a variety of eateries, including a Cuban, Chinese, and Czech restaurants, as well as a pizzeria and a couple sandwich shops. On Chatham St farther east near Maynard Rd are several Indian restaurans, and Maynard itself is home to various ethnic options as well.
What are some family friendly neighborhoods in Cary?
Family-friendly neighborhoods hinge on safety and high-quality public education. The top five safest neighborhoods in Cary are U.S. Route 1 / Kildaire Farm Rd, U.S. Route 1 / Ten Ten Rd, Macedonia, U.S. Route 1 / Cary Pky, and Piney Plains. The top five neighborhoods for education in Cary, however, are Cary Pky / Old Apex Rd, U.S. Route 1 / Ten Ten Rd, Piney Plains, Macedonia, and U.S. Route 1 / Kildaire Farm Rd. Some of the best neighborhoods for families, therefore, are U.S. Route 1 / Kildaire Farm Rd, U.S. Route 1 / Ten Ten Rd, and Macedonia.
Are there any quiet neighborhoods in Cary?
Yes, there are many quiet neighborhoods in Cary, and Macedonia is one of them. With mostly single-family, medium-sized homes, this predominantly owner-occupied neighborhood lies on the southeastern edge of the city. It's also suburban in terms of population density, a factor that may contribute to its tranquil nature. Other neighborhoods that share many characteristics with Cary, including its low noise levels, are Fearrington and Piney Plains.