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Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $175,406 (it was $91,300 in 2000)
Durham:

$175,406
New York:

$277,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $107,411 - $283,025

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,548

Size of family households: 340 2-persons, 157 3-persons, 141 4-persons, 52 5-persons, 31 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 271 1-person, 57 2-persons.

411 married couples with children.
127 single-parent households (49 men, 78 women).

92.8% of residents of Durham speak English at home.
3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).
3.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 266 (10.3%)
(73.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.8
State:

3.6

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Durham, New York:

  • 5no bedroom
  • 161 bedroom
  • 2072 bedrooms
  • 4153 bedrooms
  • 1374 bedrooms
  • 695+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Durham, New York:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 241 bedroom
  • 852 bedrooms
  • 583 bedrooms
  • 214 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Durham in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 50no vehicle
  • 2961 vehicle
  • 3232 vehicles
  • 1323 vehicles
  • 484 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Durham in renter-occupied apartments

  • 30no vehicle
  • 751 vehicle
  • 682 vehicles
  • 163 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Durham, New York:

  • 51 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 303 rooms
  • 1004 rooms
  • 1855 rooms
  • 2306 rooms
  • 1137 rooms
  • 778 rooms
  • 1099+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Durham, New York:

  • 01 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 173 rooms
  • 574 rooms
  • 645 rooms
  • 256 rooms
  • 117 rooms
  • 38 rooms
  • 139+ rooms

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Durham, NY household income distribution

  • Durham, NY household income distribution
  • 125Less than $10,000
  • 78$10,000 to $14,999
  • 69$15,000 to $19,999
  • 81$20,000 to $24,999
  • 107$25,000 to $29,999
  • 78$30,000 to $34,999
  • 57$35,000 to $39,999
  • 67$40,000 to $44,999
  • 46$45,000 to $49,999
  • 104$50,000 to $59,999
  • 100$60,000 to $74,999
  • 71$75,000 to $99,999
  • 44$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 6$150,000 to $199,999
  • 12$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 31995 to March 2000
  • 161990 to 1994
  • 01985 to 1989
  • 71980 to 1984
  • 61975 to 1979
  • 241970 to 1974
  • 41965 to 1969
  • 206Before 1965

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 54
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 100
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 101
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 95
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 101
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 47
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 139
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 40
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 64
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 113
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 86
  • 90 or more minutes: 46

Percentage of workers working in this county: 60.6%
Number of people working at home: 46 (4.5% of all workers)

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 777 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 154 (15%)
  • Subway or elevated: 14 (1%)
  • Railroad: 4 (0%)
  • Taxi: 13 (1%)
  • Walked: 16 (2%)
  • Other means: 8 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 46 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 597
 United States or American: 293
 German: 285
 Italian: 236
 Other groups: 127
 Polish: 116
 English: 67
 Scotch-Irish: 60
 French (except Basque): 43
 Dutch: 41
 Russian: 28
 Scottish: 28
 Norwegian: 27
 Danish: 26
 Greek: 24
 Austrian: 23
 French Canadian: 13
 Czechoslovakian: 13
 British: 9
 Portuguese: 9
 Canadian: 8
 Armenian: 8
 Czech: 7
 Swedish: 7
 Latvian: 5
 Slovak: 5
 Swiss: 5
 Belgian: 4
 European: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 47%Ireland
  • 15%Germany
  • 6%Italy
  • 4%Greece
  • 4%Other Northern Africa
  • 4%Canada
  • 3%Other Northern Europe

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

67% of Durham residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 89% lived in New York.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 9
  • 7th and 8th grade: 39
  • 9th grade: 26
  • 10th grade: 35
  • 11th grade: 36
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 51
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 314
  • Less than 1 year of college: 71
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 109
  • Associate degree: 45
  • Bachelor's degree: 86
  • Master's degree: 65
  • Professional school degree: 8
  • Doctorate degree: 3

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 7
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 7
  • 5th and 6th grade: 8
  • 7th and 8th grade: 26
  • 9th grade: 24
  • 10th grade: 19
  • 11th grade: 38
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 65
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 346
  • Less than 1 year of college: 66
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 88
  • Associate degree: 96
  • Bachelor's degree: 94
  • Master's degree: 67
  • Professional school degree: 7
  • Doctorate degree: 4

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 12.7%Males
  • 8.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 35.7%Males
Durham marital status for males
Durham marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $55,060

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Durham:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 74.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.8%Wood
  • 7.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.2%Electricity
  • 1.4%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Coal or coke
  • 0.6%Other fuel

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 67.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.3%Electricity
  • 5.6%Wood
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 31
Here:

11.4%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

2.9%
New York:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10
Here:

14.9%
New York:

38.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)