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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).

  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%
  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%
  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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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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