Cary, Illinois

Population 18,202

Cary is located in Mchenry County, IL. The population is 18,202, making Cary the 5th largest city in Mchenry County.

There are 5 public schools in Cary with an average Homefacts rating of A. The total crime rate for Cary is very low , and there are 0 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Cary is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Cary property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Cary include Trout Valley, Algonquin Township and Fox River Grove.

Cary Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 5.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 49.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 45.1%

Crime Rate

66.91% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 6
  • Violent Crimes: 45
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 39
  • Property Crime: 778
  • Larceny Theft: 733

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 0 offenders in Cary
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

65 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 10
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 53


Moderate 7.4%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 7.8%
  • National unemployment average: 6.2%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

5 Public Schools view public schools

There are 5 K-12 public schools in Cary, IL and 4 private schools. Homefacts rates Cary's schools as Excellent, with an overall A rating.

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  • Good news! No offenders found in Cary, IL.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Cary, IL

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$319,900 compared to April 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

12 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Cary, IL issued 12 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Cary, IL issued 9 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,114
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,254
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,454
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,848
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,198

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Environmental Hazards

65 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (239/243)
    Cary, IL has 98.35% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Cary, IL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.16 Average
    Cary, IL is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 23.45°
  • February 27.18°
  • March 39.12°
  • April 48.63°
  • May 59.23°
  • June 69.73°
  • July 75.42°
  • August 74.56°
  • September 64.37°
  • October 53.27°
  • November 41.47°
  • December 28.78°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Cary, IL

Cary, IL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Cary, IL has no risk of hurricanes.
Cary, IL has a very high risk of hail storms.
Cary, IL has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Cary, IL: $98,715


Unemployment in Cary is 7.4%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 7.8% and 6.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 29.72%
White Collar - 70.28%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bruce Rauner
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin
  • Sen. Mark Kirk

City Representatives

  • Peter J. Roskam

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

4 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Cary, IL

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Cary, IL
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