Durham, NC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Durham, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
269,702
Unemployment
4.6%
Poverty
15.9%
Median Home
$224,100
Median Income
$58,905
Median Rent
$1,058

Durham SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8

Durham, NC Crime Report

12,718
Total Crimes
4,537.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
83.21%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Durham
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 12,718 4,537.6 2,729.1 2,476.7
Violent Crime 2,046 730.0 371.8 366.7
Murder 37 13.2 6.0 5.0
Robbery 626 223.3 72.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1,262 450.3 262.4 250.2
Property Crime 10,672 3,807.6 2,357.3 2,109.9
Burglary 1,972 703.6 519.1 340.5
Larceny 7,942 2,833.6 1,666.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 758 270.4 172.2 219.9

Durham, NC Cost Of Living

95
Durham's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Durham North Carolina National Average
Overall 95 95 100
Services 94 101 100
Groceries 97 98 100
Health 93 108 100
Housing 99 85 100
Transportation 99 94 100
Utilities 82 98 100

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Population over time in Durham

Year Population % Change
2019 269,702 2.0%
2018 264,310 2.8%
2017 257,232 2.2%
2016 251,761 2.3%
2015 246,084 2.5%
2014 240,107 2.2%
2013 234,922 2.2%
2012 229,963 2.2%
2011 224,930 2.1%
2010 220,324 -

Race / Ethnicity in Durham

White
39.5% (106,408)
African American
38.0% (102,544)
American Indian
0.2% (583)
Asian
5.3% (14,351)
Hawaiian
0.0% (111)
Other
0.3% (768)
Two Or More
2.8% (7,649)
Hispanic
13.8% (37,288)
Race Durham NC USA
White 39.5% 63.1% 60.7%
African American 38.0% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 5.3% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 13.8% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Durham

Female
52.9% (142,805)
Male
47.1% (126,897)
Gender Durham NC USA
Female 52.9% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Durham for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (13,485)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (16,182)
High School / GED
16.0% (43,152)
Some College
16.0% (43,152)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (18,879)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (70,122)
Master's Degree
15.0% (40,455)
Professional Degree
4.0% (10,788)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (13,485)
Education Durham NC USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 15.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Durham, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
6.3% (1,695,438)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.0% (1,090,083)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.4% (2,269,036)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.0% (2,684,587)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.5% (3,629,671)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.4% (4,703,014)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.7% (3,426,819)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.5% (3,923,363)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.2% (1,661,711)
$200,000 or more
7.0% (1,886,473)
Income Durham NC USA
Less than $10,000 6.3% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.0% 5.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.4% 10.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.0% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.5% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.4% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.7% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.5% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.2% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 7.0% 5.4% 7.7%

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