Latest Data (2015)
Population 257,636
Nationwide Rank 79

Quick Facts

Durham, North Carolina is the 79th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Durham, North Carolina is a city.

Durham, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Durham had its largest population ever.

Durham, North Carolina is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 86% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Durham, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
73 Orlando, Florida 39.1%
74 Chula Vista, California 51.3%
75 Jersey City, New Jersey 10.1%
76 Chandler, Arizona 45.2%
77 Fort Wayne, Indiana 2.5%
78 Buffalo, New York -11.6%
79 Durham, North Carolina 36.4%
80 St. Petersburg, Florida 3.3%
81 Irvine, California 75.1%
82 Laredo, Texas 42.3%
83 Lubbock, Texas 24.3%
84 Madison, Wisconsin 18.5%
85 Gilbert, Arizona 111.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 257,636 79
2014 251,893 81
2013 245,475 82
2012 239,358 83
2011 233,953 83
2010 228,330 86
2009 229,171 85
2008 223,328 86
2007 216,943 89
2006 210,798 91
2005 205,613 95
2004 201,871 94
2003 198,695 99
2002 196,432 105
2001 192,397 108
2000 188,870 109
1990 148,450 122