Durham, NC
Demographic Data




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Durham Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (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
257,605

Age

PEOPLE OF North Carolina DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.44
5 To 17 15.02
18 To 24 11.74
25 To 34 19.20
35 To 54 26.24
55 To 64 10.47
65 Years And Over 9.89

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 8.0
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 87.1
COLLEGE GRADUATES 47.4

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Durham 29626 27346.288068122813 #BED630
USA 28889 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Durham 50420 25057.303240956444 #EE2025
USA 53657 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
19.2%

Employment Industries in Durham

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 19.2
Education 17.4
Professional, scientific, and technical services 9.8
Accommodation 7.9
Retail 7.8
Manufacturing 6.7
Construction 5.6
Other 4.5
Administration 4.3
Public Service 3.6
Finance 3.4
Information Technology 2.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 38.3
Black Or African American 39.8
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.4
Asian 5.0
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Some Other Race Alone 2.7
Two Or More Races 0.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 13.9

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
English 7.4
German 7.2
Irish 5.7
Italian 2.5
Scottish 1.9
Polish 1.7
Scots-Irish 1.5
European 1.4
French 1.3
African 1.2
Russian 0.7
Dutch 0.7
British 0.7
Norwegian 0.7
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 79.7
Spanish 12.8
Chinese 1.4
African languages 0.9
French 0.7
Arabic 0.5
Vietnamese 0.4
Other Asian languages 0.4
German 0.4
Korean 0.4
Tagalog 0.3
Indic languages 0.2
Urdu 0.2
Italian 0.2
Russian 0.2
Hindi 0.2
Gujarathi 0.1
Persian 0.1
Portuguese 0.1
Pacific Island languages 0.1

Foreign Born Durham Residents:
14.6%