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Durham Population

Durham is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina, located in the east-central part of the Piedmont region. Durham population in 2021 is estimated to be 290,767, covering city area of 112.64 sq mi (291.74 sq km), Durham is home to many institutions of higher education, most popular one is Duke University and North Carolina Central University. Durham is located about 10 miles of Chapel Hill, 20.78 miles of Raleigh, 50 miles of Greensboro, 121 miles of Charlotte in North Carolina State.

Below is the Durham, North Carolina population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010230,710
2011235,3081.99
2012241,1072.46
2013247,0022.44
2014253,3162.56
2015258,5812.08
2016265,3552.62
2017269,5781.59
2018274,2911.75
2019278,9931.71
2020283,5061.62
2021 *290,7672.60
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Durham city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearDurham Population
195073,630
195577,962
196083,736
196591,151
197099,454
1975121,749
1980152,103
1985176,160
1990201,284
1995237,017
2000280,578
2005311,838
2010342,709
2011349,242
2015376,645
2020*412,138
2025*439,100
2035*482,132
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Durham city Population(UA)

Metropolitan

Durham Metropolitan is the part of Durham-ChapelHill, Metropolitan Statistical Area, with an estimated population of 644,367 in 2020. Durham-ChapelHill, MSA is the part of Raleigh-Durham-Cary, Combined Statistical Area.

Durham City(2021)Durham Metropolitan(2019)
Population290,767644,367
Area112.64 sq mi (291.74 sq km)aaa
Rank(US)100(MSA)
Source : CSA Maps, CSA


Durham Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Durham population is 279,447, out of these 133,617 are male, 145,830 are female, The sex ratio of Durham is 92. The median age of the Durham population is 34.5, Durham population by age are, under 18 years is 57,578, 16 years and over is 225,769, 18 years and over is 221,869, 21 years and over is 209,436, 65 years and over is 44,748. 47.8% are male, 52.2% are female, Population of Durham by age percentwise is, 20.6% are under 18 years old, 80.8% are 16 years and over, 79.4% are 18 years and over, 74.9% are 21 years and over, 12.5% are 65 years and over. There are total 124,001 housing units, The voting population of Durham are 198,230, out of these 90,563 are male voters, 107,667 are female voters, 45.7% are male, 54.3% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -517,7846.4%
5 - 917,0056.1%
10 - 1413,6034.9%
15 - 1917,6306.3%
20 - 2422,7148.1%
25 - 3453,80819.3%
35 - 4440,20814.4%
45 - 5431,77511.4%
55 - 5913,7564.9%
60 - 6416,2955.8%
65 - 7421,9097.8%
75 - 849,0563.2%
85 and over3,9041.4%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Durham Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Durham by race are:

White Population

White population in Durham, North Carolina are 140,809, percentage wise 50.4 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Durham, North Carolina are 105,393, percentage wise 37.7 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Durham, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Durham are 13,990, percentage wise 5.0 percent are asians, out of these 4,091 are Asian Indians, 3,088 are Chinese, 1,921 are Filipinos, 286 are Japanese, 2,539 are Korean, 1,052 are Vietnamese and 1,013 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Durham, North Carolina are 36,496. Percentage wise 13.1 percent are hispanics, out of these 12,125 are Mexican people, 2,167 are Puerto Ricans, 950 are Cubans, and 21,254 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race279,447Percent
White140,80950.4%
Black or African American105,39337.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native3750.1%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population13,9905.0%
Asian Indian4,0911.5%
Chinese3,0881.1%
Filipino1,9210.7%
Japanese2860.1%
Korean2,5390.9%
Vietnamese1,0520.4%
Other Asian Population1,013
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1970.1%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino36,49613.1%
Mexican12,1254.3%
Puerto Rican2,1670.8%
Cuban9500.3%
Other Hispanic or Latino21,254
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Durham native population is 233,683, out of these 125,736 born in the North Carolina state and 104,462 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 45,764, out of these 18,757 are Naturalised US citizen, 2,057 are in Europe, 7,719 in Asia, 3,582 in Africa, 4,244 in Latin America and 862 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Durham are 27,007, out of these 1,618 are from Europe, 5,510 are from Asia, 2,959 from Africa, 16,579 are from Latin America and 341 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native233,683
Born in state of residence125,736
Born in other state in the United States104,462
Northeast35,133
Midwest0
South39,890
West10,138
Born outside the United States3,485
Puerto Rico629
U.S. Island Areas398
Born abroad of American parent(s)2,458
Foreign born
Born outside of United States45,764
Naturalized U.S. citizen18,757
Europe2,057
Asia7,719
Africa3,582
Oceania293
Latin America4,244
Northern America862
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen27,007
Europe1,618
Asia5,510
Africa2,959
Oceania0
Latin America16,579
Northern America341
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Durham Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Durham, North Carolina are 124,001, Occupied housing units are 114,726, Rental vacancy rate is 5. Percentage of occupancy is 93, 47.72% of houses are owner occupied and 44.80% of houses are renter occupied in Durham. There are 51.90 percent of one-unit detached, 10.22 percent of one-units attached, 3.28 percent of two-unit houses, 3.62 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.77 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 2 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 33.26 percent are available with one vehicle, 37.88 percent are available with two vehicles, 13.58 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 7.79 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units124,001
Occupied housing units114,726
Occupied housing units percent93
Rental vacancy rate5
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached64,359
1-unit attached12,669
2 units4,068
3 or 4 units4,492
Mobile home949
Boat, RV, van, etc.215
Owner-occupied59,179
Renter-occupied55,547
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Durham Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Durham, North Carolina is $253,500, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 1.59 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 1.49 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 4.27 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 7.64 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 16.87 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 12.05 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 3.44 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.36 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0001,976
$50,000 to $99,9991,853
$100,000 to $149,9995,299
$150,000 to $199,9999,479
$200,000 to $299,99920,913
$300,000 to $499,99914,945
$500,000 to $999,9994,263
$1,000,000 or more451
Median (dollars)253,500
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Durham Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,377, 0.27 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 6.16 percent pay between $500 to $999, 14.86 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 8.74 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 3.92 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 1.19 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 1.95 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $510, 1.11 percent of homes pay less than $250, 2.40 percent pays between $250 to $399, 3.37 percent pay between $400 to $599, 2.23 percent pays between $600 to $799, 0.93 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 0.46 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500338
$500 to $9997,633
$1,000 to $1,49918,421
$1,500 to $1,99910,835
$2,000 to $2,4994,865
$2,500 to $2,9991,479
$3,000 or more2,412
Median (dollars)1,377
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2501,371
$250 to $3992,971
$400 to $5994,179
$600 to $7992,769
$800 to $9991,150
$1,000 or more572
Median (dollars)510
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Durham Rental

Total number of Durham rental homes or apartments are 55,547, occupied by Renter, The median value of Durham average rental rate is $1,127. 8.63 percent of homes are under $500, 26.20 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 59.36 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 2.44 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.98 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5004,796
$500 to $99914,554
$1,000 to $1,49926,478
$1,500 to $1,9996,493
$2,000 to $2,499990
$2,500 to $2,999367
$3,000 or more546
Median (dollars)1,127
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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