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    2000 Teaching Dr, Cary, NC 27519
    12 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,205+
    • $1,390+
    • $1,580+
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    2.5/5 Rose G. on Mar 2, 2021

    Since we have lived here, the Security has always been an issue, the maintenance could be better, lights always going out, the stove in our unit the hood light is still out x 1 year, the refrigerator fan x 6 months is so loud in order to fix it yourself we stuck paper along the side to keep it quite..the lights in our breezeway are out, don’t get me started on the children, always running tearing up things and their parents just let them. We probably are the only original family still here, the location is great for everything, that is the reason we are still willing to pay $1300.00 a month for rent when we could buy..

    1.5/5 Emma N. on Mar 13, 2020

    We're only renewing our lease because we have to. We still have noise problems, maintenance enters units without notice, staff puts no effort in solving any problems, gym equipment has been broken since we moved in, movie theater has been broken, the pool opened two months late and the chemicals were never balanced properly and was not cleaned. Our car was broken into and the staff told us it was our fault. If it weren't for the comfort of already being here for 12 months and enjoying the location, I would be begging for help to move somewhere else.

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    2000 Geddy House Lane, Cary, NC 27519
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,379+
    • $1,614
    • $1,899
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    200 Berwick Valley Lane, Cary, NC 27513
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,345+
    • $1,436+
    • $1,597+
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    100 Northwoods Village Drive, Cary, NC 27513
    30 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,011+
    • $1,164+
    • $1,648+
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    5000 Green Landing Drive, Cary, NC 27519
    17 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,544+
    • $2,139+
    • $2,095+
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    2000 Teaching Dr, Cary, NC 27519
    12 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,205+
    • $1,390+
    • $1,580+
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    1000 Heathmoor Ln, Cary, NC 27513
    23 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,160+
    • $1,439+
    • $1,730+
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    10300 Kingsclere Drive, Cary, NC 27511
    16 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,170
    • $1,750
    • $1,970
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    110 Singh Lane, Cary, NC 27513
    20 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,165+
    • $2,605+
    • $2,975
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    600 Glendon Way, Cary, NC 27519
    1 Unit available
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
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    • $1,350
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    1200 Pickett Branch Road, Cary, NC 27519
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,204+
    • $1,599+
    • $1,649+
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    1331 Wicklow Court, Cary, NC 27511
    11 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,060+
    • $1,485+
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    2000 Banyon Grove Loop, Cary, NC 27513
    6 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,341
    • $2,017
    • $2,184
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    824 Waterford Lake Drive, Cary, NC 27519
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $1,300
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    200 Brisbane Woods Way, Cary, NC 27518
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,223+
    • $1,486+
    • $2,073+
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    3025 Alston Manor Ct., Cary, NC 27519
    34 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,200+
    • $1,320+
    • $1,790+
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    2000 Alexan Drive, Cary, NC 27519
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,449+
    • $1,699+
    • $1,769+
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    2600 Harvest Creek Pl, Cary, NC 27518
    19 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,255+
    • $1,330+
    • $1,965+
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    112 Pahlmeyer Place, Cary, NC 27519
    1 Unit available
    • 4 BEDS
    • $3,299
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    25510 Burbage Cir, Cary, NC 27519
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,355+
    • $1,540+
    • $2,250+
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    100 Stephanie Dr, Cary, NC 27511
    12 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,093+
    • $1,303+
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    900 Waterford Forest Circle, Cary, NC 27513
    36 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,283+
    • $1,483+
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    13370 Old Apex, Cary, NC 27513
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    100 Hempstead Court, Cary, NC 27513
    20 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,243+
    • $1,373+
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    903 Kensington Drive, Cary, NC 27511
    2 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
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    1300 Sterling Green Drive, Morrisville, NC 27560
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,450+
    • $1,545+
    • $1,849+

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Frequently Asked Questions

When were prices and availability in Cary, NC last updated?

Prices and availability in Cary, NC were last updated on 16 Jan 2022.

What are the best apartments in Cary, NC?

The best apartments in Cary, NC are: Amberton at Stonewater, Bexley at Carpenter Village, Bell Preston Reserve, The Gregory North and South Apartment Homes and Hawthorne at Parkside.

What is the average rent in Cary, NC?

The average rent in Cary, NC is $1,523. Start your search for apartments in Cary, NC now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Cary, NC?

The price range for a studio apartment in Cary, NC is between $1,205 and $2,353. View all studio apartments in Cary, NC.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cary, NC?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cary, NC is between $1,011 and $3,932. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Cary, NC now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Cary, NC?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Cary, NC is between $1,163 and $5,033. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Cary, NC.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Cary, NC?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Cary, NC is between $1,060 and $5,615. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Cary, NC.

Renter's Guide to Cary

Cary is a small city in North Carolina that rests in what is known as the Research Triangle, consisting of Raleigh, Durham, and Cary. The city is often referred to as a bedroom community, since many area residents make the short 10-mile commute to Raleigh, or the 20-mile trip to either Chapel Hill or Durham. In fact, Cary has been ranked as one of the best cities for teleworkers, due to its proximity to numerous large employers headquartered-, or with offices in the Triangle.

The city has a small-town feel, despite having a population of over 150,000, and is known for having exceptional school districts and low crime rates. The weather in Cary is typically very pleasant, with a mild spring and fall. The summers do get hot and humid with a fair amount of rain, while the winters are fairly mild, although residents will see some occasional snow and freezing rain.

Cary, NC Demographics

  • Total Population166,268
  • Female 81,626
    Male 84,642
  • Median Age39.9

Cost of Living in Cary, NC

The main benefit of living in Cary is the low cost of living, which is the reason many like to make the commute from Cary to work in the neighboring cities of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill.

And despite the wide variety of dining options, dinner for two here won’t break the bank, as a typical night out for dinner costs just $40 to $50 on average.

As for public utilities like gas, electricity, and water, those are nearly on par with the costs in Raleigh and the US average with a cost of $140 per month.

Average Rent in Cary, NC

  • Cary, NC Average Rental Price, October 2021 $1,523 /mo

    Cary, NC Apartment Rent Ranges

    Cary, NC Rent Trends

    Average Rent Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Oct / 2021
    Cary, NC $1,171 $1,171 $1,190 $1,240 $1,249 $1,226 $1,202 $1,233 $1,236 $1,432 $1,523
    National $1,331 $1,340 $1,344 $1,376 $1,384 $1,387 $1,379 $1,383 $1,393 $1,476 $1,572

    Living in Cary, NC

    One of the major pros of living in Cary is the diversity, as less than 30 percent of the city’s population was actually born in Cary. Also, an astounding 20 percent of Cary residents were born outside of the US, making it a bit of a melting pot of cultures and nationalities.

    Cary is also known for being one of the safest cities in the country, as it has been consistently named as one of the safest places in the country. Recently, the FBI actually released crime data that backed up these claims, showing that Cary actually had the lowest crime rate in the US among cities that have a population between 100,000 and 500,000.

    While there aren’t many cons to living in Cary, some see the fact that it’s a bedroom community as a negative. But many also see this as a pro, since it allows them to avoid the hustle and bustle of the big cities while raising a family in a safe place with great public education.

    Things to do in Cary

    There is no shortage of things to do in Cary, and with the city’s large workforce, people here love their coffee. Cary is well known for its locally-owned coffee shops and bakeries where you can get a great cup of joe, like Crema Coffee and Bakery, Fresca Café, Coffee & Crepes, Java Jive, and many more.

    Cary also has lots of great dining options, with one of the most popular being Bosphorus, where they serve a variety of Mediterranean dishes, and visitors can even bring in their own bottle of wine to drink with dinner! Or, for some hometown cooking, residents can head to Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen for some fried southern favorites. The city also features several local farmers markets, where visitors can get a taste of some of the best locally-grown fruits and veggies, as well as loads of other homemade treats.

    Cary is also known as being a very fit city, coming in ranked as the 15th fittest city in all of the United States, and it’s a great place to run, jog, or hike. It has an astounding 36 greenway trails open from sunrise to sunset, with one of the hottest spots to run being the Stevens Nature Center at the Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve.

    The area’s also got some of the most beautiful parks in America, and there’s no shortage of them in Cary either. Overall, there are 29 park areas in Cary, including the popular North Cary Park, as well as the 310-acre Bond Park. Bond Park features several free concerts and events throughout the year, including the Hob Nob Jazz Series, performances by the North Carolina Symphony, as well as summer movie showings. So there truly is a spot here for just about any recreational activity under the sun, whether it’s a summer picnic, scenic afternoon, an evening jog, or a relaxing musical performance.  

    The avid sports fan will fit right in too, as the city is home to the Cary Tennis Park, as well as the USA Baseball National Training Complex, and has also played host to over 20 NCAA Championship Events and 30 ACC championships. Not to mention that the area is filled with Duke Blue Devils, Wolfpack, and Tar Heels supporters, so sports fans will feel right at home here!

    Employment & Economy in Cary, NC

    Cary’s population has been growing tremendously over the last several years, largely due to all of the job opportunities available in the Research Triangle. The nearby Research Triangle Park is one of the largest business parks in the entire country, and houses over 200 businesses with nearly 50,000 employees. Many big companies also have their home offices in the park, including both IBM and Cisco Systems, so there’s no shortage of jobs here in the Cary area.

    Cary, NC Households

    • Total Number of Households62,789
    • Family 46,132
      Non-family 16,657
    • Children 24,724
      No Children 38,065
    • Average People Per Household2.64
    • Median Household Income$104,669
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,419

    Education in Cary

    Education has always been a high priority in Cary, and the city’s school districts rank among the best in the country. So it’s no surprise that over 60% of Cary residents have at least a bachelor’s degree.

    And for those looking for opportunities to further their education, there are also many wonderful colleges and universities in and around Cary, including NC State University, the University of North Carolina, and Duke University.

    Cary, NC Education Statistics

    Tips for Renting in Cary

    Rights for renters in Cary are governed by North Carolina state law, and are very typical of rights of renters throughout the rest of the state and country. However, North Carolina does have its own set of requirements for eviction notice, as long as the notice length is not specifically stated in the lease.

    For monthly rentals, the eviction period is 7 days; for a year-to-year rental the minimum eviction notice is 30 days; and for mobile homes the minimum eviction notice is 60 days.

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