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Durham
  • Suburb of Portland, OR

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Durham is a suburb of Portland with a population of 1,764. Durham is in Washington County and is one of the best places to live in Oregon. Living in Durham offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Durham there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Durham and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Durham are highly rated.

About

About Durham...
Population
1,764

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$588,600
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,400
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    55%
  • Own
    45%
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Durham Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Durham

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$90,054
National
$64,994

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