Durham, North Carolina 

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People in Durham, North Carolina

The population in Durham is 257,636. There are 2,374 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Durham is 32.7, the US median age is 37.4. The number of people per household in Durham is 2.3, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in Durham
- 43.4% are married
- 10.3% are divorced
- 28.6% are married with children
- 24.3% have children, but are single
Race in Durham

- 38.3% are white
- 39.9% are black
- 4.7% are asian
- 0.3% are native american
- 0.3% claim Other
- 14.0% claim Hispanic Ethnicity

ESTIMATED TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE

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  PEOPLEDurham, North CarolinaUnited States
  Population257,636321,418,820
  Population - 2010220,324308,745,538
  Population - 2000187,035285,036,114
  Population - 1990136,611251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now88.59%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now37.75%12.76%
  Pop. Density2,37491
  Land Area1093,531,905
  Water Area1264,837
  Median Age32.737.4
  Female Population52.65%50.81%
  Male Population47.35%49.19%
  RACE
  White38.28%62.77%
  Black39.89%12.24%
  Asian4.73%4.95%
  Native American0.34%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.05%0.16%
  Other0.002580.00195
  Two or More Races2.51%2.13%
  Hispanic13.95%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic86.05%83.10%
  FAMILY
  Households98,318116,211,000
  Family Households56,10476,958,100
  Non Family Households42,21439,253,000
  Household Size2.342.63
  Married Population43.43%50.58%
  Single Population56.57%49.42%
  Now Married40.74%48.41%
  Married but Separated2.69%2.17%
  Never Married41.78%32.55%
  Widowed4.52%5.95%
  Divorced10.28%10.92%
  Married, w/children28.59%31.68%
  Married, no children35.63%41.44%
  Single, w/children24.26%16.94%
  Single, no children11.52%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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