Cary McHenry County, Illinois

Cary: Village in Illinois, United States

Cary locator map
Location of Cary on Illinois map.


Cary is a village located in the county of McHenry in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 18,271 and a population density of 2,905 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 17,929 inhabitants.

The village was created 188 years ago in 1832.

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Cary Sign
Cary Sign image


Cary is located at 42°12'43"N 88°14'17"W (42.2119700, -88.2381400).

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Cary Quick Facts

Population : 17,929 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : McHenry County
Postal code : 60013
Area : 6.29 km2
Named for : William Dennison Cary
Altitude : 823 feet / 251 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1833 (188 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 01:58:03 (26th October 2021)
Density : 2,850 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.91% (2010-2020)


According to census records, the population of Cary decreased by 1.91% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,271 - census
2011 18,274 0.02% estimation process
2012 18,197 -0.42% estimation process
2013 18,071 -0.7% estimation process
2014 18,023 -0.27% estimation process
2015 17,993 -0.17% estimation process
2016 17,903 -0.5% estimation process
2017 17,877 -0.15% estimation process
2018 17,836 -0.23% estimation process
2019 18,067 1.28% estimation process
2020 17,929 -0.77% estimation process

Cary zip code is 60013. County name: McHenry, County fips: 17111

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People born in Cary (7)

People born in Cary, including Player of and Canadian football A. J. Raebel, racing executive Randy Hembrey, ice hockey player Ryan Schnell, you can see a list of people who born in Cary.

Schools in Cary

College & universities near Cary, IL

Code Name City ZIP
144795 Cosmetology & Spa Academy Crystal Lake (IL) 60014

Stations (18)

Amtrak & bus stations near Cary, IL

Code Name Address Type
GLN Glenview station 1116 Depot St. RAIL
NPV Naperville 105 E. Fourth Ave. RAIL
LAG La Grange Road 25 West Burlington St. RAIL
SMT Summit Archer Ave. and South Center Ave. RAIL
RCK Rockford, Illinois 7559 Walton St. BUS

Post offices near Cary

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cary Post Office Cary (IL) 60013

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in McHenry County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in McHenry County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Crystal Lake 39,642 City located in McHenry County, Illinois, USA
Algonquin 30,730 Village in Illinois
Lake in the Hills 28,345 Village in Illinois
Huntley 27,256 Village in McHenry and Kane counties, Illinois, United States
McHenry 27,100 City in Illinois
Harvard 8,979 Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Chemung 8,702 Township in McHenry County, Illinois
Marengo 7,377 City in McHenry County, Illinois, United States
Johnsburg 6,310 Village in United States of America
Lakemoor 5,912 City in Illinois, United States of America
Spring Grove 5,679 City in Houston County, Minnesota, United States
Fox River Grove 4,518 City in United States of America
Lawrence 4,380 Township in Lawrence County, Illinois
Wonder Lake 3,837 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Pistakee Highlands 3,454 Census designated place
Coral 3,416 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Cary distances to largest Illinois cities