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  PEOPLE OVERVIEW
  

The 2016 Durham, North Carolina, population is 257,636. There are 2,374 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Durham, North Carolina

The median age is 32.7. The US median is 37.4. 43.43% of people in Durham, North Carolina, are married. 10.28% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.34 people. 28.59% of people are married, with children. 24.26% have children, but are single.

Race in Durham, North Carolina

38.28% of people are white, 39.89% are black, 4.73% are asian, 0.34% are native american, and 0.26% claim 'Other'.

13.95% of the people in Durham, North Carolina, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 86.05% are non-hispanic).

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  PEOPLEDurham, North CarolinaUnited States
  Population  257,636321,418,820
  Population - 2010  220,324308,745,538
  Population - 2000  187,035285,036,114
  Population - 1990  136,611251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  88.59%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  37.75%12.76%
  Pop. Density  2,37491
  Land Area  1093,531,905
  Water Area  1264,837
  Median Age  32.737.4
  Female Population  52.65%50.81%
  Male Population  47.35%49.19%
  ESTIMATED TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
  Age 0 to 4  7.58%6.36%
  Age 5 to 9  6.29%6.51%
  Age 10 to 14  5.67%6.59%
  Age 15 to 17  3.02%4.03%
  Age 18 to 20  5.38%4.35%
  Age 21 to 24  6.67%5.61%
  Age 25 to 34  19.28%13.47%
  Age 35 to 44  14.20%12.97%
  Age 45 to 54  12.03%14.09%
  Age 55 to 59  5.50%6.57%
  Age 60 to 64  4.88%5.72%
  Age 65 to 74  5.42%7.64%
  Age 75 to 84  2.55%4.26%
  Age 85 and over  1.54%1.85%
  RACE
  White  38.28%62.77%
  Black  39.89%12.24%
  Asian  4.73%4.95%
  Native American  0.34%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.05%0.16%
  Other  0.26%0.20%
  Two or More Races  2.51%2.13%
  Hispanic  13.95%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  86.05%83.10%
  FAMILY
  Households  98,318116,211,000
  Family Households  56,10476,958,100
  Non Family Households  42,21439,253,000
  Household Size  2.342.63
  Married Population  43.43%50.58%
  Single Population  56.57%49.42%
  Now Married  40.74%48.41%
  Married but Separated  2.69%2.17%
  Never Married  41.78%32.55%
  Widowed  4.52%5.95%
  Divorced  10.28%10.92%
  Married, w/children  28.59%31.68%
  Married, no children  35.63%41.44%
  Single, w/children  24.26%16.94%
  Single, no children  11.52%9.95%

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  PEOPLE COMMENTS
  
Lots of Outdoor Options
Durham ( & the Triangle / Central NC area), is a great location for outdoor activity. There are state parks, hiking trails, and a number of lakes & rivers nearby. Both... (read more)
From the north
I AM ORIGIANLLY FROM MICHIGAN, I RELOCATED HERE TO HELP A FAMILY MEMBER IN NEED. FROM WHAT I CAN TELL DURHAM SEEMS LIKE A DECENT PLACE...ALTHOUGH THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS... (read more)
Durham is not that bad but not that great either
Durham is not as bad crime wise as most would believe BUT it is BEYOND boring & because the ghetto takes up the ENTIRE center of Durham, it is depressing to drive around... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
No One I Know Likes Durham
Durham is strange, if you are black or yankey Durham is a great town but otherwise... This is a backwater one horse town that does not like locals. The main employer in... (read more)
Getting Around
Traffic is getting heavier because population in the area is increasing, but quality of life remains excellent. There are many activities for singles, couples, and... (read more)
considering move to Durham NC-soliciting advice
I am considering a move to Durham NC. I am a 43 year old single African American with two elementary age children, one of which has Autism Spectrum. I have a Ph.D. and... (read more)
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