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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
269,702
Unemployment Rate
3.3%
Poverty Rate
15.8%
Non-Citizens
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 74 responses
  • Diverse
    43%
  • Bullcity
    28%
  • 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
    24%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    39%
  • African American
    38%
  • Hispanic
    14%
  • Asian
    5%
  • Two or more races
    3%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    53%
  • Male
    47%
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 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
$58,905
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    19%
  • $25-$44k
    20%
  • $45-$74k
    21%
  • $75-$149k
    27%
  • $150k+
    13%
Median Individual Income
$33,540
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    23%
  • $15-$34k
    28%
  • $35-$64k
    27%
  • $65k+
    22%

Community

Poll
65%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 85 responses
Poll
48%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted. 77 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 44 responses
  • Employment Opportunities
    23%
  • The safety
    23%
  • Crime rate
    14%
  • Get involved in the community
    14%
  • Support local businesses
    9%
  • The treatment of peopl
    9%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    5%

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