Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Durham is 278,993. Durham, North Carolina is the 74th largest city in the US.
The current population of Durham (278,993) is it's peak population.
Durham has grown 47.7% since the 2000. Durham, North Carolina is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 89% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
No, Durham is the 4th largest city in the state of North Carolina. The biggest city, Charlotte, is 3.2x bigger than Durham.
Parts of Durham are located within Durham County, Orange County and Wake County.
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.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|65||St. Louis, Missouri||300,576||-13.3%|
|67||Greensboro, North Carolina||296,710||29.8%|
|73||Newark, New Jersey||282,011||3.4%|
|74||Durham, North Carolina||278,993||47.7%|
|75||Chula Vista, California||274,492||56.3%|
|77||Fort Wayne, Indiana||270,402||6.4%|
|78||St. Petersburg, Florida||265,351||6.6%|
|80||Jersey City, New Jersey||262,075||9.1%|
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