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Durham
  • City in North Carolina

Durham Residents

Durham Residents Overview

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
279,106
Unemployment Rate
3.2%
Poverty Rate
14.1%
Non-Citizens
9.7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 77 responses
  • Diverse
    42%
  • Bullcity
    29%
  • Durhamites
    12%
  • Mind they're own business
    5%
  • Family oriented
    4%
  • They judge
    4%
  • Progressive
    3%

Durham Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    41%
  • African American
    37%
  • Hispanic
    13%
  • Asian
    5%
  • Two or more races
    4%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    53%
  • Male
    47%
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%

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Income

Median Household Income
$66,623
National
$69,021
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    16%
  • $25-$44k
    19%
  • $45-$74k
    20%
  • $75-$149k
    29%
  • $150k+
    16%
Median Individual Income
$35,164
National
$34,429
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    22%
  • $15-$34k
    28%
  • $35-$64k
    26%
  • $65k+
    24%

Community

Poll
64%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 88 responses
Poll
48%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted. 80 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 47 responses
  • Employment Opportunities
    21%
  • The safety
    21%
  • Crime rate
    15%
  • Get involved in the community
    13%
  • Support local businesses
    11%
  • The treatment of peopl
    9%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    4%

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