Many people moving to the Cary, Raleigh area do so for various reasons: our great school system, local Universities, low unemployment etc. There is another great reason to move to Cary and Raleigh…the fees for basic services these cities provide is relatively low compared to other cities in North Carolina. I can tell you that Cary has a bad rap for high taxes but it is quite unfounded. Below is a chart which shows that the costs of water/sewer fees and taxes combined put Apex and Raleigh are lower than 75% of the other NC cities; Cary is less expensive than more than half.
Read more of the article by Micheal Jacobs “Charting Cities’ Financial Stewardship”: