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Overview
Population:229,963
Pop. Change:20%
State: North Carolina
Metro Area: Durham Metro Area
County: Durham County
City:Durham
Zip Code:27705, 27713, ... 8 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Durham's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Durham Metro Area

Profile: College town(s) Mid-sized-city complex  Location: Northeast-central North Carolina, 40 miles south of Virginia border Elevation: 441 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

PROCON
College-town amenitiesHome prices
Attractive residential areasCrime rates
Strong economyHot, humid summers

Interesting Facts about Durham, North Carolina

As of 2014, Durham's population is 229,963 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 20.07 percent.

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The median home cost in Durham is $148,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.60 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Durham's cost of living is 2.40% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Durham public schools spend $11,884 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Durham.

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The unemployment rate in Durham is 4.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Durham jobs have Increased by 1.64 percent.


Ranked #8 Most Competitive Public Colleges
Ranked #16 Best Green Cities
Ranked #18 Most Competitive Private Colleges
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Map Of Durham

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Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Durham's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes