Durham is a very small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 3,908 people and just one neighborhood, Durham is the 92nd largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Durham isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Durham are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Durham is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Durham who work in sales jobs (12.29%), management occupations (10.43%) and office and administrative support (10.38%).
Also of interest is that Durham has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Durham is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Durham really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Durham perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small town, Durham does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.