Durham, NC
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Durham Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Durham Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
262,989

Age

PEOPLE OF North Carolina DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.24
5 To 17 15.23
18 To 24 11.30
25 To 34 19.07
35 To 54 26.26
55 To 64 10.67
65 Years And Over 10.24

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 7.3
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 87.0
COLLEGE GRADUATES 48.3

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Durham 30645 27395.47319722418 #BED630
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Durham 52115 25120.179856115108 #EE2025
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
18.5%

Employment Industries in Durham

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 18.4
Education 17.2
Professional, scientific, and technical services 9.5
Accommodation 8.5
Retail 8.4
Manufacturing 6.8
Construction 5.6
Administration 4.6
Other 4.6
Finance 3.5
Public Service 3.5
Transportation 2.1
Information Technology 2.1


Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 38.6
Black Or African American 39.5
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.3
Asian 5.1
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.6
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 13.9

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
English 7.3
German 7.3
Irish 5.7
Italian 2.6
Scottish 1.9
Polish 1.7
Scots-Irish 1.4
European 1.4
French 1.3
African 1.0
Dutch 0.7
British 0.7
Norwegian 0.7
Russian 0.6
Swedish 0.6
Welsh 0.5
French Canadian 0.4
Canadian 0.4
Jamaican 0.3
Hungarian 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 79.9
Spanish 12.8
Chinese 1.3
Langs. of India 0.8
African languages 0.8
French 0.7
German/Yiddish 0.5
Korean 0.4
Other Asian languages 0.4
Vietnamese 0.4
Tagalog 0.4
Arabic 0.3
Native American languages 0.2
Italian 0.1
Russian 0.1
Pacific Island languages 0.1
Portuguese 0.1
French Creole 0.1
Urdu 0.1
Japanese 0.1

Foreign Born Durham Residents:
14.5%