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Cary is a town in North Carolina. It is primarily a fast-growing suburb of Raleigh, the state capital; however, in recent years it has begun to develop some economic gravity of its own. Cary is known throughout the area for having a very high population of non-native residents. The name of the city is jokingly referred to as standing for Containment/Concentration Area for Relocated Yankees . As of October 2008, the population is 132,647.

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  1. Cary is known as an upscale town, and with an average household income of $90,000.
  2. Cary is often considered one of the safest major cities in the US, due to its extremely low crime rate at just 84 violent crimes per 100,000 residents.
  3. The League of American Bicyclists has designated Cary one of the fourteen recipients of the first Bicycle-Friendly Community awards.

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