Durham is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 5,564 people and just one neighborhood, Durham is the 497th largest community in California.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Durham are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Occupations and Workforce
Durham is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.09% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Durham is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Durham who work in management occupations (17.11%), teaching (10.96%) and office and administrative support (10.38%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Durham is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Durham a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Durham has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Durham’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.