Durham, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 10,345.
Population change since 2000: +14.6%
Males: 4,678  (45.2%)
Females: 5,667  (54.8%)
Median resident age:

19.9 years
New Hampshire median age:

43.2 years

Zip codes: 03824.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,643 (it was $30,040 in 2000)
Durham:

$47,643
NH:

$73,381

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,567 (it was $12,088 in 2000)

Durham CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $383,969 (it was $174,900 in 2000)
Durham:

$383,969
NH:

$263,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $281,100; detached houses: $314,900; townhouses or other attached units: $278,112; in 2-unit structures: $250,313; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $136,731; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $82,511; mobile homes: $57,757

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,037.

March 2019 cost of living index in Durham: 137.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.8%
(33.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Durham, NH (2010)
    • 9,47291.6%White alone
    • 3763.6%Asian alone
    • 2352.3%Hispanic
    • 1471.4%Two or more races
    • 980.9%Black alone
    • 90.09%Other race alone
    • 60.06%American Indian alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Durham detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Durham, New Hampshire as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Durham is 3,575 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Durham by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(14.5)
9
(62.2)
3
(20.5)
5
(34.0)
10
(65.3)
3
(19.3)
7
(43.6)
8
(46.8)
4
(23.9)
9
(53.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(79.8)
6
(41.5)
9
(61.4)
16
(108.8)
17
(111.0)
8
(51.4)
5
(31.1)
10
(58.6)
4
(23.9)
2
(11.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(174.1)
18
(124.4)
14
(95.5)
18
(122.3)
11
(71.8)
18
(115.6)
9
(56.1)
14
(82.0)
22
(131.3)
9
(53.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
88
(638.5)
135
(933.3)
117
(798.3)
96
(652.5)
103
(672.7)
81
(520.2)
60
(373.8)
58
(339.6)
57
(340.3)
44
(261.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(14.5)
5
(34.6)
1
(6.8)
2
(13.6)
3
(19.6)
5
(32.1)
4
(24.9)
3
(17.6)
4
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.8)
1
(6.8)
2
(13.6)
6
(39.2)
4
(25.7)
1
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)68.6106.967.884.7108.059.162.069.960.559.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Durham, NH

Crime rate in Durham detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
New Hampshire average:

2.05
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Ancestries: Irish (13.3%), English (8.2%), French Canadian (7.8%), German (6.7%), Italian (6.6%), French (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1732

Elevation: 82 feet

Land area: 2.66 square miles.

Population density: 3,896 people per square mile   (average).

Durham, New Hampshire map

830 residents are foreign born (2.1% Asia, 1.6% Europe).

This place:

7.6%
New Hampshire:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $9,588 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,453 (2.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haverhill, MA (26.2 miles , pop. 58,969).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (57.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (219.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Madbury, NH (1.3 miles ),
Newmarket, NH (2.1 miles ),
Dover, NH (2.1 miles ),
Lee, NH (2.1 miles ),
Newington, NH (2.4 miles ),
Eliot, ME (2.6 miles ),
South Eliot, ME (2.6 miles ),
Newfields, NH (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 43.14 N, Longitude: 70.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,206 (+38.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,712 (57.6%)

Area code: 603

Distribution of median household income in Durham, NH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Durham, NH in 2017
Durham satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $235,400
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $209,300
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $212,100
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $238,600
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $251,800
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $257,600
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $285,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $139,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $296,700
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2011: 54 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2013: 21 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $255,700
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $226,900
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $295,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Durham, NH residents
Average permit cost in Durham, NH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
New Hampshire:

2.8%
Historical population in Durham, NH
Historical housing units in Durham, NH
Most common industries in Durham, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (26.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (18.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (30.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.2%)
  • Construction (2.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (24.7%)
  • Educational services (24.1%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.9%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Durham, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (11.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Computer specialists (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Engineers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (10.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)

Average climate in Durham, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Durham, New Hampshire environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.8
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 7.38. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.38
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.778. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.778
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.96. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.96
U.S.:

19.64
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.36
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Durham-area historical tornado activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Durham place center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/3/1976, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Durham-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.1 miles away from Durham center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 180.3 miles away from Durham center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 167.7 miles away from Durham center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 162.1 miles away from Durham center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from Durham center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 280.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Strafford County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Durham topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Durham:

  • SAINT ANN REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DOVER, NH)
  • LANGDON PLACE OF DOVER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DOVER, NH)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITATION-DOVER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DOVER, NH)
  • RIVERSIDE REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DOVER, NH)
  • WENTWORTH-DOUGLASS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; DOVER, NH)
  • WENTWORTH HOME CARE AND HOSPICE, AN AMEDISYS PARTNER (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; DOVER, NH)
  • TRI-AREA VNA - HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SOMERSWORTH, NH)

Amtrak station:

DURHAM (3 DEPOT RD.) . Services: ticket office.

Operable nuclear power plant near Durham:

  • 18 miles: Seabrook in Seabrook, NH.

Colleges/Universities in Durham:

  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (Full-time enrollment: 15,243; Location: 105 Main St., Thompson Hall; Public; Website: www.unh.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • University System of New Hampshire System Office (Location: 25 Concord Road Dunlap Center; Public; Website: www.usnh.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Durham:

  • Northern Essex Community College (about 25 miles; Haverhill, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,737)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 28 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)
  • Mount Washington College (about 30 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 32 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 32 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Merrimack College (about 35 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • University of New England (about 36 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)

Public high school in Durham:

Public elementary/middle school in Durham:

See full list of schools located in Durham

Library in Durham:

  • DURHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $231,247; Location: 7 MILL ROAD UNIT H; 29,367 books; 1,150 audio materials; 1,282 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 44 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Durham: McGregor Memorial Emergency Medical Services (A), Durham City Hall (B), Ezekiel W Diamond Library (C), Durham Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Durham include: Unitarian Universalist Church (A), Saint Thomas MOre Parish Church (B), Saint George Episcopal Church (C), Community Church of Durham (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Reservoir Brook (A), Littlehole Creek (B), College Brook (C), Beards Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Durham include: Durham Historic District (1), New England Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: New England Center - Acorns Restaurant Cafe & Lounge (15 Strafford Avenue), Three Chimneys Inn (17 Newmarket Road), University of New Hampshire - New England Center (15 Strafford Avenue).

Court: Durham Town - District Court (99 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Sam Fuld - Baseball player, Deron Quint - NHL player (Chicago Blackhawks, born: Mar 12, 1976), Jeremy Friel - College basketball player (New Hampshire Wildcats), John S. Wells - Politician, Marilla Ricker - Lawyer.

Strafford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Durham and their reported violations in the past:

EMERITUS AT SPRUCE WOOD (Address: 25 WORTHEN RD , Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-01-2010 and OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2011)
WABANAKI CAMPGROUND (Population served: 155, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-06-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JAN-19-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-27-2014)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
DARBY FIELD COMMONS (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-16-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-01-2010 and OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2011)
JOHNSON CREEK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-27-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-27-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-13-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-07-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-07-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
New Hampshire:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

38.5%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.8%
Whole state:

8.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
6,328 people in college/university student housing in 2010

People in group quarters in Durham in 2000:

  • 4,573 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 29 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Durham (2011 data):

  • People's United Bank: Durham Main Branch at 70 Main Street, branch established on 1947/06/18; Durham Branch at 8 Newmarket Road, branch established on 1984/05/26. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Federal Savings Bank: Durham Shopping Plaza Branch at 7a Mill Road, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $268.8 mil, Deposits: $180.2 mil, headquarters in Dover, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Durham:

Marital status in Durham, NH
  • Never married: 84.2%
  • Now married: 11.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 2.6%

For population 25 years and over in Durham:

  • High school or higher: 99.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 76.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 49.8%
  • Unemployed: 14.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
New Hampshire average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Durham
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Durham, NH (based on Strafford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic22,11211
Mainline Protestant5,29921
Evangelical Protestant4,14337
Other1,50413
Orthodox5752
None89,510-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
This county:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Strafford County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
This county:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
This county:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 99
Strafford County:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Strafford County:

8.8%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Strafford County:

26.2%
New Hampshire:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Strafford County:

14.0%
New Hampshire:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.6%
New Hampshire:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

73.7%
State:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Durham:

25.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

25.8%
New Hampshire:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.4%
New Hampshire:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.4
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

17.3%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

68.1%
State:

57.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Durham:

88.1%
New Hampshire:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Durham, NH Residents

7.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,820 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
New Hampshire average:

6.87%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($701 average AGI)
Strafford County:

0.12%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Rockingham County, NH  2.30% ($52,198 average AGI)
from York County, ME  0.89% ($58,471)
from Hillsborough County, NH  0.47% ($45,983)


7.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,385 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.21%
New Hampshire average:

6.70%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($194 average AGI)
Strafford County:

0.04%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Rockingham County, NH  1.89% ($57,876 average AGI)
to York County, ME  0.96% ($49,083)
to Hillsborough County, NH  0.39% ($44,500)
Businesses in Durham, NH
NameCountNameCount
Circle K2Holiday Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx3UPS1
GNC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Durham:

  • WTSN (1270 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGIP (1540 AM; 5 kW; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMYF (1380 AM; 1 kW; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGIR (610 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Durham:

  • WUNH (91.3 FM; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WOKQ (97.5 FM; DOVER, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSHK (105.3 FM; KITTERY, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBYY (98.7 FM; SOMERSWORTH, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUBB (95.3 FM; YORK CENTER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERZ (107.1 FM; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHEB (100.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSO (96.7 FM; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WPHX-FM (92.1 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WSEW (88.5 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: WORD RADIO EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Durham:

  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPXG (Channel 21; CONCORD, NH; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
Durham fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Durham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 24.5mTotal length
  • $31,420,000Total costs
  • 81,880Total average daily traffic
  • 4,224Total average daily truck traffic
  • 98,982Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic
New bridges in Durham, NH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Durham, NH

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Peter P Geremia, Old Beech Hill Road (Lat: 43.156389 Lon: -70.940000), Type: 92.0, Overall height: 92 m, Registrant: University Of New Hampshire Dba , Geremia@nh.Ultranet.Com, , Durha-m, Phone: (603) 862-2541
  • Peter P Geremia, Old Beech Hill Rd. (Lat: 43.156389 Lon: -70.940000), Type: 77.0, Overall height: 77 m, Registrant: University Of New Hampshire Dba , Geremia@nh.Ultranet.Com, , Durha-m, Phone: (603) 862-2541
  • Leila V Moore, Old Beech Hill Road (Lat: 43.156389 Lon: -70.940000), Type: 92.0, Overall height: 92 m, Registrant: University Of New Hampshire Dba , Pgeremia@msn.Com, , Durha-m, Phone: (603) 862-2541
  • Old Beech Hill Road (Lat: 43.156389 Lon: -70.940000), Type: 92.0, Overall height: 92 m, Registrant: University Of New Hampshire Dba , Geremia@nh.Ultranet.Com, , Durha-m, Phone: (603) 862-2541
  • Old Beech Hill Rd. (Lat: 43.156389 Lon: -70.940000), Type: 77.0, Overall height: 77 m, Registrant: University Of New Hampshire Dba , Geremia@nh.Ultranet.Com, , Durha-m, Phone: (603) 862-2541

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Durham, NH)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • Transmit Location, Off Mast Rd. (Lat: 43.140083 Lon: -70.947833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.8 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPVU363,
    Assigned Frequencies: 7075.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/21/2002, Expiration Date: 02/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2004, Certifier: Candace R Corvey, Registrant: Schwartz, Woods & Miller, 1350 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036-1717, Phone: (202) 833-1700, Fax: (200) 833-2351, Email:
  • Transmit Location, Off Mast Rd. (Lat: 43.140083 Lon: -70.947833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.8 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPVU364,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/21/2002, Expiration Date: 02/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2004, Certifier: Candace R Corvey, Registrant: Schwartz, Woods & Miller, 1350 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036-1717, Phone: (202) 833-1700, Fax: (202) 833-2351, Email:
  • NHPTV, Mast Rd (Lat: 43.140444 Lon: -70.948222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 31 m, Overall height: 34 m, Call Sign: WQOE843,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 09/06/2011, Expiration Date: 09/06/2021, Certifier: James Kowalik, Registrant: Green Mountain Communications, Inc., 702 Riverwood Drive, Pembroke, NH 03275, Phone: (603) 717-7117, Fax: (603) 717-7113, Email:
  • Off Mast Rd (Lat: 43.140083 Lon: -70.947833), Structure height: 19.8 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: KCH71,
    Assigned Frequencies: 7075.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/1994, Expiration Date: 04/01/2023, Registrant: U. Of New Hampshire, New Hampshire Public Television, 268 Mast Road, Durham, NH 03824, Phone: (603) 868-4367, Fax: (603) 868-7552, Email:
  • Memorial Union, Memorial Union Bldg (Lat: 43.136194 Lon: -70.930333), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: WCQ529,
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.000 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/1978, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Registrant: University Of Nh, 83 Main St. (Memorial Union), Durham, NH 03824, Phone: (603) 862-3559, Fax: (603) 862-2643, Email:
  • Off Mast Rd (Lat: 43.140083 Lon: -70.947833), Structure height: 19.8 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WFD449,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/1994, Expiration Date: 04/01/2023, Registrant: Schwartz, Woods & Miller, 1350 Connecticut Rd., Nw, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036-1717, Phone: (202) 833-1700, Fax: (202) 833-2351, Email:
  • Univ. Of New Hampshire (Lat: 43.054250 Lon: -70.923111), Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WLP421, Licensee ID: L00015002,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6900.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/1989, Expiration Date: 04/01/2007, Cancellation Date: 10/10/2001, Registrant: Paxson Boston License Inc, 601 Clearwater Park Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Durham)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5421S , Serial Number: 172S8080, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 01/11/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 03/01/1999
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Paul M Soderholm, 5 Shearwater St, Durham, NH 03824, Other Owners: Jeri L Soderholm
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310P (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-470 SER (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 60FY , Serial Number: 310P0109, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 12/06/1995, Certificate Issue Date: 01/05/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): New Castle Aviation Inc, 118 Piscataqua Rd, Durham, NH 03824
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A-65-8 (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 92381 , Serial Number: 16843, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/14/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 02/12/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher J Mihok, 11 Cedar Point Rd, Durham, NH 03824
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE AVIATION DM 582 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 31646 , Serial Number: 3236, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 06/01/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 08/26/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Brent W Casper, 6 Wood Rd, Durham, NH 03824
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/23/2018
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 2 VISION + (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 544KK , Serial Number: PH645456963 V3.0, Certificate Issue Date: 03/11/2015
    Registrant (Government): Us Forest Service, 271 Mast Rd, Durham, NH 03824
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/10/2018
  • Aircraft: MACKLIN WOODY PUSHER WAS-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8450 , Serial Number: 315, Year manufactured: 1974, Certificate Issue Date: 05/18/1974
    Registrant (Partnership): Barbara J Macklin, 8 Meserve Road, Durham, NH 03824, Other Owners: Jerry M Macklin

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$203,8859$244,61444$219,9761$290,9001$359,8103$254,763
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$206,3702$235,5500$00$01$139,830
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$177,9401$173,19012$273,2131$4,5800$02$268,190
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$143,0407$237,0440$00$02$120,550
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$222,7600$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0802.01 , 0802.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$377,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$272,530
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0802.01 , 0802.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Durham, NH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Durham, NH - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 49. The highest number of fire incidents - 120 took place in 2013, and the least - 8 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Durham, NH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (48.4%), and Outside Fires (41.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Durham, NH
    • 40548.4%Structure Fires
    • 34941.7%Outside Fires
    • 516.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 313.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Durham, NH

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Durham, New Hampshire:

  • The New England Center Univ Of New Hampshire, 15 Strafford Ave Bldg B, Durham, New Hampshire 03824 , Phone: (603) 862-2801, Fax: (603) 862-2256
  • Holiday Inn Express Durham NH, 2 Main St, Durham, New Hampshire 03824 , Phone: (603) 868-1234
  • Three Chimneys Inn, 17 Newmarket Rd, Durham, New Hampshire 03824 , Phone: (603) 868-7800, Fax: (603) 868-2964
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Durham, New Hampshire
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Durham, NH
  • 57.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.5%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Electricity
  • 5.4%Other fuel
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Durham, NH
  • 37.1%Electricity
  • 26.0%No fuel used
  • 20.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.3%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel


Durham compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Durham on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people walking to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 males in this group)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 1,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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