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2020 Compare Cities Economy:
Santa Clara, CA vs Durham, NC

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Highlights
- Household income in Durham, is 50% less than it is in Santa Clara and is 6% below the National Average.
- Santa Clara unemployment rate is 2.50%.
- Durham unemployment rate is 3.90%.


Economy
 Santa Clara, CADurham, NCUnited States
 2.5%3.9%3.7%
 2.5%2.0%1.6%
 39.2%43.3%33.5%
 9.0%7.5%6.2%
 8.0%5.3%4.6%
     $46,793$32,305$31,177
 $108,609$54,284$57,652
 $123,366$73,220$70,850
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 Est. Households By Income
 Santa Clara, CADurham, NCUnited States
 5.2%12.1%11.5%
 2.1%4.7%4.8%
 5.3%9.4%9.7%
 5.2%10.5%9.3%
 5.1%9.1%8.5%
 5.7%8.2%7.7%
 6.8%9.3%9.9%
 10.3%12.3%12.3%
 20.6%13.3%14.1%
 14.1%5.5%5.8%
 19.6%5.7%6.3%
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 Population By Occupation
 Santa Clara, CADurham, NCUnited States
 18.3%15.6%15.1%
 26.5%9.5%5.6%
 1.0%2.3%1.7%
 1.0%1.4%1.1%
 5.5%8.8%6.0%
 2.8%2.6%2.0%
 3.5%9.0%5.9%
 2.0%2.0%2.4%
 1.4%1.5%2.2%
 4.4%6.2%5.8%
 2.1%4.8%3.9%
 3.3%3.0%3.7%
 17.1%18.6%23.5%
 0.2%0.3%0.7%
 3.9%6.3%8.2%
 7.1%8.0%12.2%

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Reviews for Santa Clara    13 Reviews
A fair and balanced review of Santa Clara - 9/3/2017
I have lived in Santa Clara California most of my life so I consider myself to be an expert. The climate is wonderful. The price of housing is way above the national... Read More

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Best of Santa Clara - 5/11/2015
Good Central Park and activities; City-owned power company provides lower cost power; home to many high-tech companies; city is... Read More

Santa Clara's Rivermark area - 1/29/2015
Love living here. Everything is close. The school is fabulous .... I volunteer there and appreciate the other parents who are also involved. We are what keeps the... Read More

Reviews for Durham    37 Reviews
Welcome to the GHETTO - 4/2/2019
I have been living here for 13 years and I hate it. When I first got here downtown was a ghost town. It has been rehabbed with all sorts of wacky houses and... Read More

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Over-hyped, Overrated Relocation Destination - 3/21/2019
Saving up to move out! Status 5 years. Sum: Didn't take long to see it all. Southern charm left, slabbed with northeasterners moving in. Cost of living is rapidly on... Read More

No to Durham But Yes to Wilmington NC - 12/31/2018
Durham. We had friends living locally, the marketing made it seem hip and affordable, the weather looked good. So what was not to like? We are a couple in our 30s... Read More

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ZIPS IN SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA
95051 95050 95054 95053
ZIPS IN DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA
27713 27707 27703 27705 27704 27701 27712 27503 27709

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