Durham is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 7,348 people and just one neighborhood, Durham is the 116th largest community in Connecticut.
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 Connecticut.
Occupations and Workforce
Durham is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.89% 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 (18.93%), office and administrative support (15.16%) and teaching (9.91%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Durham is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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.