Durham (zip 27704), North Carolina 

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Population

37,522

+8.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

Median Income

$41,298

Median Home Price

$182,100

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Best Places to Live in Durham (zip 27704), North Carolina

College town(s) Mid-sized-city complex - Northeast-central North Carolina, 40 miles south of Virginia border. May, September and October are the most pleasant months in the 27704 zip code, while January and July are the least comfortable months.

Durham, NC Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College-town amenities
Attractive residential areas
Strong economy
Cons
Home prices
Crime rates
Hot, humid summers

What Bert Has To Say About Durham-Chapel Hill Metro Area

Previously, the so-called “Durham” metro area was part of the larger Research Triangle triumvirate of Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill metro area. Now Raleigh, and the large suburban enclave of Cary, have been split off into a metro area of that name, leaving the western half of the former metro area under the name Durham. The Durham area includes Chapel Hill, so on the surface, the two major cities in the area are both college towns – Durham is home to Duke University, while Chapel Hill is home to the University of North Carolina. But that’s where the similarities end. Durham is an old tobacco town, not too prosperous, not too interesting but livable. Some of the old tobacco processing plants in town add some historic interest.


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Country: United States
State: North Carolina
County: Durham County
Metro Area: Durham-Chapel Hill Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Durham
Zip Codes: Durham (zip 27704)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 441 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Durham (zip 27704) is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Durham (zip 27704) jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Durham (zip 27704)'s cost of living is 10.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Durham (zip 27704)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Durham county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Durham (zip 27704)'s population is 37,522 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Durham (zip 27704) is Real Estate: $182,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.9%.

SCHOOLS
Durham (zip 27704) public schools spend $10,936 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.6 students per teacher in Durham (zip 27704). More Education



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Housing Market in Durham

It's a good time to buy in Durham. Home Appreciation is up 11.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Durham is $182,100.

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