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%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

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
  3.9%3.7%
  2.0%1.6%
  43.3%33.5%
  7.5%6.2%
  5.3%4.6%
  $32,305$31,177
  $54,284$57,652
  $73,220$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.4%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  5.6%6.2%
  6.7%10.4%
  1.6%2.7%
  7.8%11.6%
  2.0%4.1%
  0.5%0.9%
  2.1%2.1%
  3.4%4.7%
  1.5%1.9%
  9.8%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  4.3%4.3%
  17.4%9.3%
  19.2%13.8%
  1.6%2.2%
  7.9%7.4%
  4.5%4.9%
  3.6%4.8%
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    Reviews for Durham    39 Reviews
    The Good is Great and the Bad is Awful - 4/17/2020
    The good things in Durham are great, and the bad things in Durham are awful. I have lived in Durham for 5 years. The good: In Durham there is excellent and highly... Read More

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    From the pan into the fire!!? - 2/26/2020
    This is the closest thing to hell that I've ever lived!! Gangs, guns and murder. And it spreading. Good... Read More

    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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    ZIP CODES IN DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA
    27713 27707 27703 27705 27704 27701 27712 27503 27709

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