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Races in Durham, North Carolina (NC) Detailed Stats: Ancestries, Foreign born residents, place of birth

 

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Races in Durham, NC (2009)

  • White alone - 94,066 (41.1%)
  • Black alone - 87,611 (38.3%)
  • Hispanic - 29,111 (12.7%)
  • Asian alone - 10,324 (4.5%)
  • Two or more races - 6,721 (2.9%)
  • Other race alone - 705 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 166 (0.07%)

Races in Durham, NC (2000)

  • Black alone - 81,370 (43.5%)
  • White alone - 79,277 (42.4%)
  • Hispanic - 16,012 (8.6%)
  • Asian alone - 6,782 (3.6%)
  • Two or more races - 2,721 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 455 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 360 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 58 (0.03%)

2009 2000

Races in North Carolina (2009)

  • White alone - 6,253,123 (66.7%)
  • Black alone - 1,953,413 (20.8%)
  • Hispanic - 715,703 (7.6%)
  • Asian alone - 183,188 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 160,124 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 95,481 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 17,651 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2,200 (0.02%)

Races in North Carolina (2000)

  • White alone - 5,647,155 (70.2%)
  • Black alone - 1,723,301 (21.4%)
  • Hispanic - 378,963 (4.7%)
  • Asian alone - 112,416 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 95,333 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 79,965 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 9,015 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3,165 (0.04%)


English speakers - Total:

80.0% of residents of Durham speak English at home.
12.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (35% speak English very well, 65% speak English less than very well).
7.6% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Born in the United States:

89.8% of residents of Durham speak English at home.
4.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English less than very well).
5.4% of residents speak other language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Native, born elsewhere:

62.7% of residents of Durham speak English at home.
37.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 37% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Foreign born:

13.8% of residents of Durham speak English at home.
51.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (12% speak English very well, 88% speak English less than very well).
34.9% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 36% speak English less than very well).


White - Speak only English
Native:

94.8% (82,276)
Foreign born:

28.7% (2,745)
White - Speak another language
Native:

5.2% (4,544)
Foreign born:

71.3% (6,827)

Black or African American - Speak only English
Native:

95.6% (76,296)
Foreign born:

39.8% (974)
Black or African American - Speak another language
Native:

4.4% (3,498)
Foreign born:

60.2% (1,471)

American Indian / Alaska Native - Speak another language
Native:

19.5% (42)
Foreign born:

100.0% (42)

Asian - Speak only English
Native:

23.3% (887)
Foreign born:

2.8% (177)
Asian - Speak another language
Native:

76.7% (2,927)
Foreign born:

97.2% (6,245)

Other race - Speak only English
Native:

5.2% (260)
Foreign born:

0.4% (42)
Other race - Speak another language
Native:

94.8% (4,729)
Foreign born:

99.6% (10,259)

Two or more races - Speak only English
Native:

82.9% (4,273)
Foreign born:

21.0% (160)
Two or more races - Speak another language
Native:

17.9% (922)
Foreign born:

78.9% (601)

White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak only English
Native:

96.7% (80,994)
Foreign born:

45.2% (2,356)
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak another language
Native:

3.3% (2,739)
Foreign born:

54.8% (2,857)

Hispanic or Latino - Speak only English
Native:

19.5% (1,594)
Foreign born:

3.1% (498)
Hispanic or Latino - Speak another language
Native:

80.5% (6,570)
Foreign born:

96.9% (15,440)

22,544 residents are foreign born , (6.7% Latin America2.9% Asia).

This city:  12.1%
North Carolina:  5.3%

Median age by place of birth - Durham

Place of birth - Durham
White (Caucasian)

Place of birth - Durham
Black or African American

Place of birth - Durham
American Indian / Alaska Native

Place of birth - Durham
Asian

Place of birth - Durham
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander

Place of birth - Durham
Other race

Place of birth - Durham
Two or more races

Place of birth - Durham
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino

Place of birth - Durham
Hispanic or Latino

Population born outside the United States - Durham

Year of entry for the foreign-born population - Durham

Year of entry for the foreign-born male population - Durham

Year of entry for the foreign-born female population - Durham

Place of birth by age - Durham

Marital status for White (Caucasian) population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 36.8%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 9.2%
Females:
  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

97.2% (1,595)
Unmarried:

2.8% (46)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

41.6% (11,320)
Unmarried:

58.4% (15,896)
Marital status for Black or African American population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 49.4%
  • Now married: 35.4%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 10.5%
Females:
  • Never married: 47.9%
  • Now married: 28.0%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

40.7% (656)
Unmarried:

59.3% (954)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

28.6% (7,720)
Unmarried:

71.4% (19,315)
Marital status for American Indian / Alaska Native population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.2%
  • Divorced: 6.4%
Females:
  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 37.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 27.6%
  • Divorced: 4.2%

Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

43.3% (21)
Unmarried:

56.5% (28)
Marital status for Asian population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 44.8%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.8%
  • Divorced: 2.6%
Females:
  • Never married: 39.1%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 1.6%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (260)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

43.4% (1,917)
Unmarried:

56.6% (2,495)
Marital status for Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 55.2%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (10)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Marital status for Other race population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 50.0%
  • Now married: 35.9%
  • Separated: 8.9%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.1%
Females:
  • Never married: 40.0%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (549)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

44.4% (1,448)
Unmarried:

55.6% (1,815)
Marital status for Two or more races population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 45.3%
  • Now married: 38.8%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 9.6%
Females:
  • Never married: 49.6%
  • Now married: 26.8%
  • Separated: 8.3%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

50.7% (28)
Unmarried:

37.9% (21)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

25.6% (550)
Unmarried:

75.4% (1,623)
Marital status for White alone, not Hispanic / Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 36.5%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 9.8%
Females:
  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

97.0% (1,495)
Unmarried:

3.0% (46)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

40.8% (10,232)
Unmarried:

59.2% (14,851)
Marital status for Hispanic or Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 46.4%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 6.4%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 4.1%
Females:
  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 6.4%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

93.9% (649)
Unmarried:

6.1% (42)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

45.8% (2,642)
Unmarried:

54.2% (3,122)

Ancestries in Durham
(Other ancestries excluded from the graph)

  • Other - 102,166 (54.6%)
  • English - 15,222 (8.1%)
  • German - 13,437 (7.2%)
  • Irish - 10,630 (5.7%)
  • United States - 9,266 (5.0%)
  • Italian - 3,965 (2.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish - 3,778 (2.0%)
  • Subsaharan African - 3,738 (2.0%)
  • Scottish - 3,378 (1.8%)
  • French - 2,442 (1.3%)
  • Polish - 2,442 (1.3%)
  • Russian - 1,285 (0.7%)
  • Swedish - 1,209 (0.6%)
  • Dutch - 1,190 (0.6%)
  • Norwegian - 1,038 (0.6%)
  • Welsh - 1,030 (0.6%)
  • Arab - 903 (0.5%)
  • French Canadian - 753 (0.4%)
  • West Indian - 660 (0.4%)
  • Hungarian - 440 (0.2%)
  • Greek - 395 (0.2%)
  • Swiss - 383 (0.2%)
  • Czech - 366 (0.2%)
  • Danish - 334 (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian - 292 (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian - 224 (0.1%)
  • Portuguese - 166 (0.09%)
  • Slovak - 139 (0.07%)

Geographical mobility - Same house 1 year ago (%)

  • White: 77,853 (77.1%)
  • Black or African American: 62,544 (71.5%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 177 (69.5%)
  • Asian: 7,460 (70.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 16 (32.0%)
  • Other race: 12,103 (66.7%)
  • Two or more races: 5,212 (76.0%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 72,777 (78.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18,828 (67.2%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same county (%)

  • White: 9,222 (9.1%)
  • Black or African American: 18,355 (21.0%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 21 (8.3%)
  • Asian: 1,560 (14.7%)
  • Other race: 4,349 (24.0%)
  • Two or more races: 1,151 (16.8%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 7,618 (8.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6,160 (22.0%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same state (%)

  • White / Caucasian: 5,610 (5.6%)
  • Black or African American: 3,422 (3.9%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 20 (7.9%)
  • Asian: 70 (0.7%)
  • Other race: 472 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races: 337 (4.9%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 5,284 (5.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 798 (2.8%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from different state (%)

  • White / Caucasian: 7,201 (7.1%)
  • Black or African American: 3,092 (3.5%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 20 (7.9%)
  • Asian: 982 (9.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 34 (68.0%)
  • Other race: 1,201 (6.6%)
  • Two or more races: 165 (2.4%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 6,462 (7.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1,769 (6.3%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from abroad (%)

  • White: 1,120 (1.1%)
  • Black or African American: 120 (0.1%)
  • Asian: 573 (5.4%)
  • Other race: 31 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races: 35 (0.5%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 686 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 465 (1.7%)
Children Nativity - Durham, NC
Under 6 years 6 to 17 years

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 8,450 • Foreign born: 0 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 3,858 • Foreign born: 345 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 1,870 • Foreign born: 0 )

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 6,795 • Foreign born: 42 )

Foreign-born parent
( • Native: 1,600 • Foreign born: 324 )

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 10,540 • Foreign born: 0 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 2,023 • Foreign born: 1,049 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 1,350 • Foreign born: 96 )

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 10,391 • Foreign born: 0 )

Foreign-born parent
( • Native: 2,106 • Foreign born: 1,809 )


Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Regions

  • Asia: 8,415
  • Eastern Asia: 3,396
  • Europe: 3,213
  • South Central Asia: 2,338
  • Eastern Europe: 1,200
  • Western Europe: 918
  • Northern Europe: 822
  • Southern Europe: 266

Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Countries

  • China: 2,218
  • India: 1,962
  • Germany: 601
  • Korea: 500
  • Japan: 334
  • France: 322
  • England: 289
  • Russia: 220
  • Romania: 197
  • Hong Kong: 160
  • Taiwan: 146
  • Ukraine: 146
  • Italy: 140
  • Belarus: 103
  • Poland: 102
  • Ireland: 87
  • Spain: 85
  • Iran: 80
  • Bulgaria: 68
  • Yugoslavia: 54
  • Sweden: 49
  • Moldova: 45
  • Other Eastern Europe: 44
  • Portugal: 42
  • Austria: 40
  • Afghanistan: 35
  • Hungary: 27
  • Scotland: 22
  • Greece: 22
  • Belgium: 20
  • Lithuania: 17
  • Norway: 15
  • Croatia: 14
  • Czechoslovakia: 11
  • Bangladesh: 8
  • Netherlands: 6
  • Switzerland: 4

Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

69.5% (179)
60 years and over:

30.6% (79)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

26.2% (121)
60 years and over:

75.6% (348)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Black or African American:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

67.4% (770)
60 years and over:

32.6% (372)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

59.2% (780)
60 years and over:

40.8% (538)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - American Indian / Alaska Native:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

100.3% (11)
60 years and over:

0.0% (0)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Asian:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

0.0% (0)
60 years and over:

68.3% (11)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

0.0% (0)
60 years and over:

102.4% (69)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Other race:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

62.7% (95)
60 years and over:

38.1% (58)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

70.2% (165)
60 years and over:

29.5% (69)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Two or more races:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

100.2% (23)
60 years and over:

0.0% (0)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

83.8% (233)
60 years and over:

25.8% (72)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

50.1% (80)
60 years and over:

49.1% (78)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

19.6% (83)
60 years and over:

82.1% (346)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Hispanic or Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

81.6% (251)
60 years and over:

18.2% (56)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

65.8% (293)
60 years and over:

28.9% (128)

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