Durham Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Durham Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 269,702 2.0%
Male Population 126,897 2.1%
Female Population 142,805 2.0%
Male Population 47.05 %
Female Population 52.95 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 33.9 0.3%
Citizen US Born 225,259 1.6%
Citizen not US Born 17,421 15.0%
Not Citizen 27,022 -1.6%
Citizen US Born 83.52 %
Citizen not US Born 6.46 %
Not Citizen 10.02 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 3,410 0.7%
Moved from Same Country 29,466 -0.9%
Moved from Same State 10,555 -8.2%
Moved from Different State 12,221 7.3%
Same House as Last Year 209,953 2.8%
Moved from Abroad 1.28 %
Moved from Same Country 11.09 %
Moved from Same State 3.97 %
Moved from Different State 4.6 %
Same House as Last Year 79.05 %

Occupational Employment in Durham top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 120,792 3.3%
Blue Collar 22,648 2.3%
White Collar 84.21 %
Blue Collar 15.79 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 9,478 0.3%
Private Companies 92,039 3.2%
Governmental Workers 22,796 3.4%
Not for Profit Companies 19,127 3.9%
Self Employees 6.61 %
Private Companies 64.17 %
Governmental Workers 15.89 %
Not for Profit Companies 13.33 %

Number of Households in Durham top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 109,555 1.7%
Average People Per Household 2 0.4%
Family Households 61,721 2.0%
Non-family Households 47,834 1.3%
Family Households 56.34 %
Non-family Households 43.66 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 31,153 0.0%
Households without Children 78,402 2.4%
Households with Children 28.44 %
Households without Children 71.56 %

Median and Average Income in Durham top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $82,572.00 4.5%
Median Household Income $58,905.00 5.5%
People below Poverty Level 40,287 -3.3%
People above Poverty Level 214,916 3.1%

Housing in Durham top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 118,448 1.5%
Median Year Built 1989 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 7,186 -4.5%
Built between 1940 and 1949 4,468 -4.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 7,793 1.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 10,408 0.8%
Built between 1970 and 1979 12,445 2.0%
Built between 1980 and 1989 18,257 -1.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 19,295 -3.2%
Built between 2000 and 2009 24,850 -3.3%
Built in 2010 or Later 13,746 36.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 109,555 1.7%
Owner Occupied 54,983 3.2%
Renter Occupied 54,572 0.2%
Owner Occupied 50.19 %
Renter Occupied 49.81 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 41,552 3.6%
Without Mortgage 13,431 2.2%
Median Value with Mortgage $227,800.00 7.3%
Median Value without Mortgage $209,700.00 8.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,128.00 3.6%
With Mortgage 75.57 %
Without Mortgage 24.43 %

Durham Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 11,156 -0.5%
Some High School 50,937 3.6%
Some College 40,029 -1.6%
Associate Degree 12,428 5.3%
Bachelor's Degree 52,462 2.8%
Graduate Degree 43,431 5.4%
No High School 5.28 %
Some High School 24.11 %
Some College 19.32 %
Associate Degree 5.88 %
Bachelor's Degree 24.84 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in Durham top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 94,869 3.0%
Married 93,475 2.6%
Separated 5,556 -0.5%
Widowed 9,364 -0.1%
Divorced 22,389 0.8%
Never Married 43.1 %
Married 42.47 %
Separated 2.52 %
Widowed 4.25 %
Divorced 10.17 %

Means of Transport to Work in Durham top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 121,196 3.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 5,033 -0.7%
Subway or Elevated 6 N/A
Railroad 20 N/A
Ferryboat 0 N/A
Bicycle 882 -0.9%
Motorcycle 255 23.8%
TaxiCab 183 -9.4%
Walk 3,398 0.0%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 27701 27703 27704 27705 27707 27709 27712 27713

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Durham is an area in Durham County,North Carolina with a population of 269,702. There are 126,897 male residents living in Durham and 142,805 female residents. The total number of households is 109,555 with 2 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 34 with 93,475 people being married and 132,178 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 84.21% white collar employees and 15.79% blue collar employees in Durham..
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