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The unemployment rate in Durham, North Carolina, is 4.40%, with job growth of 2.25%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 40.10%.

Durham, North Carolina Taxes
Durham, North Carolina,sales tax rate is 7.50%. Income tax is 5.75%.

Durham, North Carolina Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $29,051, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $49,585.

  ECONOMYDurham, North CarolinaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  4.40%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  2.25%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  40.10%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  7.50%6.00%
  Income Taxes  5.75%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $29,051$28,555
  Household Income  $49,585$53,482
  Family Median Income  $64,027$65,443
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.41%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.00%0.61%
  Construction  5.64%6.19%
  Manufacturing  6.72%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  1.57%2.72%
  Retail trade  7.80%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  1.98%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  2.09%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  3.45%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  1.47%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  9.84%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.00%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  4.28%4.27%
  Educational services  17.44%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  19.23%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  1.62%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  7.88%7.44%
  Other services  4.49%4.94%
  Public administration  3.59%4.80%
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Progressive island of culture - 10/24/2017
One of the most progressive communities in North Carolina, Durham is also known for its foodie scene and for its medical industry.... (Read More)

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No One I Know Likes Durham - 3/25/2014
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 - 12/6/2013
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)

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