Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Durham is 285,527. Durham, North Carolina is the 74th largest city in the US.
Parts of Durham are located within Durham County, Orange County and Wake County.
The current population of Durham (285,527) is it's peak population.
Durham has grown 51.1% since the 2000. Durham, North Carolina is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 87% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
No, Durham is the 4th largest city in the state of North Carolina. The biggest city, Charlotte, is 3.1x bigger than Durham.
The total voting age population of Durham, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 186,727. The voting age population is 45.1% male and 54.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.6% of the residents of Durham are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Durham are 49.2% White, 38.7% Black, 5.4% Asian, 3.4% Other, 3.2% Two or more races and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 13.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Durham, 15.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.5%. On a per-household basis, 11.9% of families are below the poverty line in Durham.
Among those aged 16 and older, 69.5% of Durham residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.1% of Durham residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 49.6% have a bachelor's degree and 23.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Durham residents aged 5 and older, 19.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 12.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Durham is 4.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Durham, 15.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Durham is $58,905.
In Durham, 50.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 49.8% of housing units in Durham.
Of all the housing units in Durham, 6.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Durham, 32.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 38,600 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Durham is $1,058.
In Durham, 86.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|66||Newark, New Jersey||307,220||12.6%|
|67||St. Paul, Minnesota||307,193||7.1%|
|69||Greensboro, North Carolina||298,263||30.5%|
|70||St. Louis, Missouri||293,310||-15.4%|
|74||Durham, North Carolina||285,527||51.1%|
|75||Jersey City, New Jersey||283,927||18.2%|
|77||Chula Vista, California||277,220||57.8%|
|78||Buffalo, New York||276,807||-5.2%|
|79||North Las Vegas, Nevada||274,133||132.3%|
|84||Fort Wayne, Indiana||265,974||4.7%|
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