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Durham County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2019: 321,488 (94% urban, 6% rural); it was 223,314 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 48,169
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 11,130
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 48,278
Renter-occupied apartments: 50,049 (it was 40,737 in 2000)
% of renters here:

46%
State:

33%

Land area: 290 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 1107 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Durham County: 94.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (33.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 82%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Durham County, NC (2019)
    • 134,03341.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 114,43335.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 44,71614.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 16,0725.0%Asian alone
    • 9,2982.9%Two or more races
    • 8390.3%Some other race alone
    • 6680.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1140.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

35.7 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years
Males: 154,381  (48.0%)
Females: 167,107  (52.0%)
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Average household size:
Durham County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $65,317 ($43,337 in 1999)
This county:

$65,317
North Carolina:

$57,341

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $976 (lower quartile is $756, upper quartile is $1,225)
This county:

$976
State:

$755


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $248,900 (it was $128,300 in 2000)
Durham:

$248,900
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $171,700 - $340,300

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $286,686
Here:

$286,686
State:

$265,100

Townhouses or other attached units: $198,227
Here:

$198,227
State:

$217,635

In 2-unit structures: $236,778
Here:

$236,778
State:

$185,455

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $229,399
Here:

$229,399
State:

$181,079

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $273,433
Here:

$273,433
State:

$231,999

Mobile homes: $88,231
Here:

$88,231
State:

$77,551

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,371
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $473

Institutionalized population: 2,094

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 23
  • Assaults: 102
  • Burglaries: 240
  • Thefts: 656
  • Auto thefts: 72

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 19
  • Assaults: 57
  • Burglaries: 257
  • Thefts: 622
  • Auto thefts: 69
Durham County, NC map from a distance

Health of residents in Durham County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
76.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
43.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
50.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 193 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 161 pounds. This is about average.

Health of residents in Durham County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
77.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
40.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
78.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
73.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 192 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is about average.
21.3% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1474 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 1998: 1774 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 1999: 1790 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2000: 1541 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2001: 1767 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2002: 1726 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2003: 1953 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2004: 2051 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2005: 2269 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2006: 2119 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2007: 1670 buildings, average cost: $186,100
  • 2008: 1162 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2009: 784 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 2010: 934 buildings, average cost: $177,200
  • 2011: 923 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2012: 947 buildings, average cost: $194,500
  • 2013: 1187 buildings, average cost: $183,400
  • 2014: 1231 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2015: 1593 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 2016: 1763 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2017: 1905 buildings, average cost: $192,700
  • 2018: 2023 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2019: 2061 buildings, average cost: $192,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Durham, NC residents
Average permit cost in Durham, NC
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,481 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,323 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Durham, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Durham, NC in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Durham, NC in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.1%
Durham County:

14.1%
North Carolina:

13.6%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.4% for Black residents, 26.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.5% for American Indian residents, 15.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.6% for other race residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 35.7 years old
(Males: 34.6 years old, Females: 36.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.5 years old, Black residents: 36.1 years old, American Indian residents: 27.8 years old, Asian residents: 33.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.5 years old, Other race residents: 29.0 years old)

Area name: Durham, NC HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Durham County is $673 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $755 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $987 a month.

Cities in this county include: Durham, Gorman, Rougemont.

Durham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2018 air pollution in Durham County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 12.8 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Cherokee County, Oklahoma , Dickson County, Tennessee , Johnson County, Arkansas , Ochiltree County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
North Carolina:

6.1%

Unemployment by year in Durham, NC
County total employment by year in Durham, NC
County average yearly wages by year in Durham, NC

Current college students: 23,187
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 49.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 51,391 (40.9% naturalized citizens)

Durham County:

16.0%
Whole state:

8.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 16,8652010 or later
  • 17,9232000 to 2009
  • 9,4731990 to 1999
  • 3,9851980 to 1989
  • 1,3411970 to 1979
  • 1,220Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.9%

Durham County marital status for males Durham County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 79,091
  • One, attached: 13,003
  • Two: 4,170
  • 3 or 4: 4,492
  • 5 to 9: 10,234
  • 10 to 19: 15,117
  • 20 to 49: 5,241
  • 50 or more: 8,297
  • Mobile homes: 2,152
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 215

Housing units in Durham County with a mortgage: 53,317 (1,120 second mortgage, 6,102 home equity loan, 202 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 18,486

Here:

74.6% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Durham County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant57,203177
Mainline Protestant29,04568
Catholic10,4714
Other8,25428
Black Protestant6,74527
Orthodox3752
None155,494-
Durham County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 48
Durham County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 27
This county:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 89
Durham County:

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 197
This county:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Durham County:

8.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Durham County:

27.6%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.6%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Durham County:

Average size of farms: 110 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $27,987
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1214.73
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 34.10%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.75%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $23,719
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.30%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.04%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $40,674
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.86%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.34
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.85%
Corn for grain: 34 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 505 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 303 harvested acres
Vegetables: 43 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 18 acres

Earthquake activity:

Durham County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 142.5 miles away from Durham County center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 126.7 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 123.0 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 130.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 144.3 miles away from Durham County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 251.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Carolina Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4487, Natural disaster type: Other
  • North Carolina Hurricane Florence, Incident Period: September 7, 2018 - September 29, 2018, FEMA Id: 4393, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3380: October 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 3380, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3222: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3222, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to September 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1490: September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: 1490, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Severe Ice Storm, Incident Period: December 04, 2002 to December 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1448: December 12, 2002, FEMA Id: 1448, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • North Carolina Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 24, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1312: January 31, 2000, FEMA Id: 1312, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • North Carolina Hurricane Floyd & Irene, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to November 02, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1292: September 16, 1999, FEMA Id: 1292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to October 04, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3146: September 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 3146, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: March 20, 1998 to April 01, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1211: March 22, 1998, FEMA Id: 1211, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Durham County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Droughts: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Durham

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 173,289 (82.3%)
  • Carpooled: 13,889 (6.6%)
  • Bus: 5,686 (2.7%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 65 (0.0%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 115 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,623 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 817 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 3,507 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 11,587 (5.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (19%)
  • Honduras (11%)
  • El Salvador (8%)
  • India (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • Korea (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Durham County


  • American (4%)
  • English (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • African (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Durham County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 6,228 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,998 people in nursing homes
  • 486 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 391 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 198 people in state prisons
  • 181 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 81 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 72 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 59 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 32 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 14 people in halfway houses
  • 14 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 14 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 13 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Durham County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 6,742 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,258 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 559 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 525 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 292 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 249 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 209 people in state prisons
  • 147 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 38 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 33 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 19 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 11 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $70,553.

11.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.01%
North Carolina average:

7.88%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($152 average AGI)
Durham County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

6.16% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($29,347 average AGI)
4.81% relocated from other states ($28,110 average AGI)
Durham County:

4.81%
North Carolina average:

3.75%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wake County, NC  2.68% ($58,150 average AGI)
from Orange County, NC  1.17% ($58,697)
from Guilford County, NC  0.24% ($41,504)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.20% ($46,649)
from Granville County, NC  0.18% ($42,608)
from Alamance County, NC  0.15% ($49,966)
from Chatham County, NC  0.15% ($75,651)


10.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($64,461 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.07%
North Carolina average:

7.23%


0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($636 average AGI)
Durham County:

0.09%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

5.98% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($37,333 average AGI)
4.01% relocated to other states ($26,492 average AGI)
Durham County:

4.01%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wake County, NC  2.45% ($66,717 average AGI)
to Orange County, NC  1.00% ($81,656)
to Alamance County, NC  0.28% ($57,988)
to Granville County, NC  0.28% ($41,903)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.26% ($48,414)
to Chatham County, NC  0.21% ($122,093)
to Guilford County, NC  0.18% ($38,316)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.7
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 15.1

Births per 1000 population in Durham County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 6.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Durham County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2018: 2.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Durham County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Durham County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Durham County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Durham County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Durham County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Durham County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Durham County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 28,191 (22,395 aged, 5,796 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 7,663 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Durham County, North Carolina in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,253)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,883)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,513)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,495)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,180)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (1,103)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,003)
  • Congestive heart failure (804)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (730)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (726)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.25
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 23,798
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 523
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 51,985

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,644
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 722
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 57
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 110

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 120.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 93.5
  • Cut/Pierce - 13.9
  • Other - 13.3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 91.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 45.9
  • Suffocation - 20.5
  • Poisoning - 18.7
  • Other - 6.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 321,488
  • Male householders: 59,036 (16,910 living alone), Female householders: 72,104 (26,284 living alone)
  • 51,264 spouses (50,201 opposite-sex spouses), 10,297 unmarried partners, (9,391 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 80,722 children (75,784 natural, 1,860 adopted, 3,078 stepchildren), 6,066 grandchildren, 3,541 brothers or sisters, 5,868 parents, 0 foster children, 4,893 other relatives, 11,772 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 15,925

Size of family households: 33,428 2-persons, 19,940 3-persons, 12,789 4-persons, 5,438 5-persons, 3,075 6-persons, 621 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 43,194 1-person, 11,265 2-persons, 1,017 3-persons, 290 4-persons, 83 5-persons.

37,710 married couples with children.
22,036 single-parent households (4,813 men, 17,223 women).

80.9% of residents of Durham speak English at home.
11.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 24% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,279,004,000 ($9,506 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $148,794,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $445,943,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $222,420,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,570,000
Federal grants: $902,511,000
Federal procurement contracts: $399,996,000 ($68,034,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $302,563,000 ($10,780,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $71,175,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $191,467,000
Federal Government insurance: $145,719,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 20,661
Here:

85 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 8,836
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +11,152
Here:

+46 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -3,418
Here -14 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Durham County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 30.47 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.4

Year house built in Durham County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Durham County, North Carolina
  • 17,0392014 or later
  • 8,1762010 to 2013
  • 22,7882000 to 2009
  • 25,1891990 to 1999
  • 17,8481980 to 1989
  • 17,8611970 to 1979
  • 13,8141960 to 1969
  • 7,9381950 to 1959
  • 4,4571940 to 1949
  • 6,9021939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Durham County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Durham County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Durham County, North Carolina
  • 01 room
  • 1442 rooms
  • 1,2133 rooms
  • 6,2394 rooms
  • 14,5175 rooms
  • 14,0086 rooms
  • 14,2177 rooms
  • 8,8708 rooms
  • 12,5959+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Durham County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Durham County, North Carolina
  • 2,7711 room
  • 4,5442 rooms
  • 11,9113 rooms
  • 15,4804 rooms
  • 13,4015 rooms
  • 6,0036 rooms
  • 2,7397 rooms
  • 1,1098 rooms
  • 1,3799+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Durham County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Durham County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Durham County, North Carolina
  • 0no bedroom
  • 9711 bedroom
  • 9,5652 bedrooms
  • 39,7793 bedrooms
  • 17,5384 bedrooms
  • 3,9505+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Durham County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Durham County, North Carolina
  • 2,809no bedroom
  • 12,5211 bedroom
  • 26,4622 bedrooms
  • 13,8723 bedrooms
  • 3,2614 bedrooms
  • 4125+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Durham County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Durham County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Durham County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,884no vehicle
  • 18,8181 vehicle
  • 34,0912 vehicles
  • 12,4643 vehicles
  • 3,8394 vehicles
  • 7075+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Durham County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Durham County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 8,221no vehicle
  • 27,6081 vehicle
  • 19,0042 vehicles
  • 3,3793 vehicles
  • 8644 vehicles
  • 2615+ vehicles

80.2% of Durham County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in North Carolina.

Durham County:

80.2%
State average:

84.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 146,242
  • Other state: 119,932
  • Northeast: 38,881
  • Midwest: 23,897
  • South: 45,656
  • West: 11,498
Year householders moved into unit in Durham County, NC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Durham County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 53.0%Utility gas
  • 41.2%Electricity
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 77.3%Electricity
  • 20.1%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,953
Here:

14.1%
North Carolina:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,242
Here:

9.0%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8,061
Here:

44.4%
North Carolina:

19.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Durham County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $21,499,000
  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $18,674,000
    Sewerage: $8,700,000
    Hospital Public: $8,500,000
    Higher Education - Other: $7,979,000
    Other: $4,481,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,963,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $3,551,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,393,000
    Parking Facilities: $565,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $324,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $185,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $71,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $21,247,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $12,467,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,328,000
    Police Protection: $5,441,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,793,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,909,000
    Health - Other: $865,000
    Other Higher Education: $650,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $366,607,000
    Health - Other: $49,218,000
    Other Higher Education: $34,593,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,502,000
    Police Protection: $25,348,000
    Liquor Stores: $24,401,000
    Correctional Institutions: $24,244,000
    General - Other: $22,236,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,738,000
    Financial Administration: $11,460,000
    Libraries: $11,207,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,139,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,403,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,998,000
    Sewerage: $4,780,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,371,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,525,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,316,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,126,000
    Transit Utilities: $226,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $188,000
    Air Transportation: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,335,000
    Education: $3,278,000
    Other: $94,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,401,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,789,000
    Other - Health - Other: $96,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $9,713,000
    Other: $787,000
    General Local Government Support: $414,000
    Health and Hospitals: $69,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $490,096,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $479,178,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,628,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,709,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $33,355,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $32,515,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $840,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $8,605,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,083,000
    Rents: $1,134,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $982,000
    Interest Earnings: $243,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,662,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,139,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,038,000
    General Public Building: $407,000
    Libraries: $212,000
    Other Higher Education: $104,000
    Police Protection: $99,000
    Health - Other: $89,000
    Correctional Institutions: $77,000
    Financial Administration: $64,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,110,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $28,663,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,515,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $265,372,000
    Public Welfare: $26,942,000
    General Local Government Support: $8,275,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,938,000
    Other: $3,365,000
    Housing and Community Development: $870,000
  • Tax - Property: $287,689,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $83,809,000
    Other: $4,113,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,971,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,444,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,171,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $710,000
    Other License: $129,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $237,463,000

Durham County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $21,499,000
  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $18,674,000
    Sewerage: $8,700,000
    Hospital Public: $8,500,000
    Higher Education - Other: $7,979,000
    Other: $4,481,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,963,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $3,551,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,393,000
    Parking Facilities: $565,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $324,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $185,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $71,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $21,247,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $12,467,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,328,000
    Police Protection: $5,441,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,793,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,909,000
    Health - Other: $865,000
    Other Higher Education: $650,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $366,607,000
    Health - Other: $49,218,000
    Other Higher Education: $34,593,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,502,000
    Police Protection: $25,348,000
    Liquor Stores: $24,401,000
    Correctional Institutions: $24,244,000
    General - Other: $22,236,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,738,000
    Financial Administration: $11,460,000
    Libraries: $11,207,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,139,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,403,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,998,000
    Sewerage: $4,780,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,371,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,525,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,316,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,126,000
    Transit Utilities: $226,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $188,000
    Air Transportation: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,335,000
    Education: $3,278,000
    Other: $94,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,401,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,789,000
    Other - Health - Other: $96,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $9,713,000
    Other: $787,000
    General Local Government Support: $414,000
    Health and Hospitals: $69,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $490,096,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $479,178,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,628,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,709,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $33,355,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $32,515,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $840,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $8,605,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,083,000
    Rents: $1,134,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $982,000
    Interest Earnings: $243,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,662,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,139,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,038,000
    General Public Building: $407,000
    Libraries: $212,000
    Other Higher Education: $104,000
    Police Protection: $99,000
    Health - Other: $89,000
    Correctional Institutions: $77,000
    Financial Administration: $64,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,110,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $28,663,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,515,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $265,372,000
    Public Welfare: $26,942,000
    General Local Government Support: $8,275,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,938,000
    Other: $3,365,000
    Housing and Community Development: $870,000
  • Tax - Property: $287,689,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $83,809,000
    Other: $4,113,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,971,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,444,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,171,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $710,000
    Other License: $129,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $237,463,000

Durham County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $21,499,000
  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $18,674,000
    Sewerage: $8,700,000
    Hospital Public: $8,500,000
    Higher Education - Other: $7,979,000
    Other: $4,481,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,963,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $3,551,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,393,000
    Parking Facilities: $565,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $324,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $185,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $71,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $21,247,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $12,467,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,328,000
    Police Protection: $5,441,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,793,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,909,000
    Health - Other: $865,000
    Other Higher Education: $650,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $366,607,000
    Health - Other: $49,218,000
    Other Higher Education: $34,593,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,502,000
    Police Protection: $25,348,000
    Liquor Stores: $24,401,000
    Correctional Institutions: $24,244,000
    General - Other: $22,236,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,738,000
    Financial Administration: $11,460,000
    Libraries: $11,207,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,139,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,403,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,998,000
    Sewerage: $4,780,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,371,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,525,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,316,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,126,000
    Transit Utilities: $226,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $188,000
    Air Transportation: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,335,000
    Education: $3,278,000
    Other: $94,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,401,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,789,000
    Other - Health - Other: $96,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $9,713,000
    Other: $787,000
    General Local Government Support: $414,000
    Health and Hospitals: $69,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $490,096,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $479,178,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,628,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,709,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $33,355,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $32,515,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $840,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $8,605,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,083,000
    Rents: $1,134,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $982,000
    Interest Earnings: $243,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,662,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,139,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,038,000
    General Public Building: $407,000
    Libraries: $212,000
    Other Higher Education: $104,000
    Police Protection: $99,000
    Health - Other: $89,000
    Correctional Institutions: $77,000
    Financial Administration: $64,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,110,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $28,663,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,515,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $265,372,000
    Public Welfare: $26,942,000
    General Local Government Support: $8,275,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,938,000
    Other: $3,365,000
    Housing and Community Development: $870,000
  • Tax - Property: $287,689,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $83,809,000
    Other: $4,113,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,971,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,444,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,171,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $710,000
    Other License: $129,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $237,463,000

Durham County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $21,499,000
  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $18,674,000
    Sewerage: $8,700,000
    Hospital Public: $8,500,000
    Higher Education - Other: $7,979,000
    Other: $4,481,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,963,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $3,551,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,393,000
    Parking Facilities: $565,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $324,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $185,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $71,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $21,247,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $12,467,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,328,000
    Police Protection: $5,441,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,793,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,909,000
    Health - Other: $865,000
    Other Higher Education: $650,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $366,607,000
    Health - Other: $49,218,000
    Other Higher Education: $34,593,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,502,000
    Police Protection: $25,348,000
    Liquor Stores: $24,401,000
    Correctional Institutions: $24,244,000
    General - Other: $22,236,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,738,000
    Financial Administration: $11,460,000
    Libraries: $11,207,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,139,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,403,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,998,000
    Sewerage: $4,780,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,371,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,525,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,316,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,126,000
    Transit Utilities: $226,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $188,000
    Air Transportation: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,335,000
    Education: $3,278,000
    Other: $94,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,401,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,789,000
    Other - Health - Other: $96,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $9,713,000
    Other: $787,000
    General Local Government Support: $414,000
    Health and Hospitals: $69,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $490,096,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $479,178,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,628,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,709,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $33,355,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $32,515,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $840,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $8,605,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,083,000
    Rents: $1,134,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $982,000
    Interest Earnings: $243,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,662,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,139,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,038,000
    General Public Building: $407,000
    Libraries: $212,000
    Other Higher Education: $104,000
    Police Protection: $99,000
    Health - Other: $89,000
    Correctional Institutions: $77,000
    Financial Administration: $64,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,110,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $28,663,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,515,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $265,372,000
    Public Welfare: $26,942,000
    General Local Government Support: $8,275,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,938,000
    Other: $3,365,000
    Housing and Community Development: $870,000
  • Tax - Property: $287,689,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $83,809,000
    Other: $4,113,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,971,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,444,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,171,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $710,000
    Other License: $129,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $237,463,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 4,836
  • Number of aged recipients: 413
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 4,423
  • Number of recipients under 18: 1,239
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,708
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 889
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,698
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,198
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 51 full 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,195$164,6081,954$187,7585,683$181,410151$101,21913$6,652,231470$118,20025$146,680
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED70$174,843107$223,897405$170,80534$73,2941$34,00032$119,7504$45,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED158$149,886257$167,1671,731$169,435173$38,9420$0180$104,06716$73,688
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN170$166,329245$185,5711,171$175,48632$92,0942$19,701,00071$99,4656$90,167
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS31$151,06542$185,548339$174,97119$70,7890$017$115,3532$112,500
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 46 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED336$204,839262$199,3974$149,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED79$240,44376$189,4087$172,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED28$212,17947$213,4681$214,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$188,5719$238,1110$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$128,2229$217,6674$115,250
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Durham, NC
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Most common first names in Durham County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1,54170.3 years
William1,26773.0 years
Mary1,25378.4 years
John1,15073.4 years
Robert72370.6 years
Annie51679.6 years
George51173.8 years
Willie49472.8 years
Charles43869.0 years
Margaret43077.5 years
Most common last names in Durham County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith61174.4 years
Jones59173.4 years
Williams53973.3 years
Johnson51873.1 years
Harris44373.6 years
Brown35973.0 years
Davis35173.5 years
Moore27173.2 years
Thompson26774.9 years
Allen24971.5 years
Businesses in Durham County, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Kroger3
Advance Auto Parts5La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
Arby's4Lane Furniture2
AutoZone3Little Caesars Pizza2
Baskin-Robbins1Lowe's1
Bath & Body Works1Macy's1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Marriott4
Ben & Jerry's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Blockbuster3McDonald's7
Budget Car Rental1Motherhood Maternity1
Burger King4New Balance1
CVS4Nike12
Catherines1Office Depot1
Charlotte Russe1Papa John's Pizza2
Chevrolet1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A3Penske1
Chipotle1PetSmart1
Church's Chicken2Pizza Hut2
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Comfort Suites1Quiznos3
Costco1RadioShack3
Cracker Barrel1Red Roof Inn1
Cricket Wireless9Rite Aid4
Curves2Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1Sears3
Days Inn1Sheraton1
Discount Tire1Shoe Carnival1
Domino's Pizza4Sleep Inn1
DressBarn2Spencer Gifts1
Dressbarn1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts2Staples1
Extended Stay Deluxe2Starbucks4
FedEx33Subway12
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Super 81
Foot Locker1T-Mobile5
Ford1T.G.I. Driday's1
GNC2Taco Bell3
GameStop3Toys"R"Us1
H&R Block5True Value1
Haagen-Dazs1U-Haul12
Hardee's2UPS35
Hilton3Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn3Victoria's Secret1
Home Depot1Waffle House1
IHOP1Walgreens1
Jones New York3Walmart1
Just Tires1Wendy's4
Justice1Whole Foods Market1
KFC5Wingate1
Kincaid1YMCA1

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  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"