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Latitude: 36.036589 Longitude: -78.877919


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Overview
Population:267,587
Pop. Change:20%
State: North Carolina
Metro Area:Durham
County:Durham County
City:Durham, Gorman, ... 3 more
Zip Code:27713, 27703, ... 10 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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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


Interesting Facts about Durham County

As of 2012, Durham County's population is 267,587 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 19.83 percent.

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The median home cost in Durham County is $139,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.66 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Durham County's cost of living is 0.70% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Durham County public schools spend $4,800 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Durham County.

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The unemployment rate in Durham County is 7.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Durham County jobs have Increased by 0.49 percent.


Ranked #8 Most Competitive Public Colleges
Ranked #16 Best Green Cities
Ranked #18 Most Competitive Private Colleges
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Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Durham County'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


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