Durham, North Carolina 

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Economy in Durham, North Carolina

Durham has an unemployment rate of 3.5%. The US average is 3.9%.

Durham has seen the job market increase by 2.0% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 43.3%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Durham
- The Sales Tax Rate for Durham is 7.5%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Durham is 5.5%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Durham
- The average income of a Durham resident is $29,051 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Durham resident is $49,585 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYDurham, North CarolinaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate3.5%3.9%
  Recent Job Growth2.0%1.6%
  Future Job Growth43.3%33.5%
  Sales Taxes7.5%7.3%
  Income Taxes0.054990.046
  Income per Cap.$32,305$31,177
  Household Income$54,284$57,652
  Family Median Income$73,220$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.4%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.0%0.6%
  Construction5.6%6.2%
  Manufacturing6.7%10.4%
  Wholesale trade1.6%2.7%
  Retail trade7.8%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing2.0%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information2.1%2.1%
  Finance and insurance3.4%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.5%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services9.8%6.7%
  Management of companies0.0%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs4.3%4.3%
  Educational services17.4%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance19.2%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation1.6%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services7.9%7.4%
  Other services4.5%4.9%
  Public administration3.6%4.8%
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    Reviews for Durham    37 Reviews
    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

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    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

    Durham: A great city to grow with - 10/4/2018
    I've lived in Durham since 2013, originally working at a technology company in the Research Triangle Park. I now have my own consulting company and find that Durham is... Read More


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