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Adjacent to North Carolina's renowned Research Triangle Park, Cary is blessed with plenty of resources.
With Duke University, North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina all within a 20-minute drive, it's no wonder that two-thirds of Cary's population has a college degree. The Triangle's 170 businesses include SAS Software, Epic Games and Cotton Incorporated--a boon for the local economy that keeps median household incomes much higher than average.
And those who move here can rest easy: it's one of the safest cities around.
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