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Work and Jobs in Durham, North Carolina (NC) Detailed Stats
Occupations, Industries, Unemployment, Workers, Commute


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The unemployment rate in 2019 in Durham, NC was 3.6%, which was 13.9% less than the unemployment rate of 4.1% across the entire state of North Carolina. Compared to the unemployment rate of 7.2% in 2009, this represents a decrease of 100.0%. According to 2017 data, the most common industries in Durham are: Educational services (17.4% of civilian employees), Health care (17.3% of civilian employees), Professional, scientific, technical services (9.9% of civilian employees). 66.5% of workers work in Durham County and 5.3% of all workers work at home. 65.4% of workers are employees of private companies, which is 6.3% less than the rate of 69.5% across the entire state of North Carolina.

Whole page based on the data from 2000 / 2017 when the population of Durham, North Carolina was 187,035 / 267,932

Most common industries

Most common industries in 2017
Most common industries in 2000
Most common industries for males in 2017
Most common industries for males in 2000
Most common industries for females in 2017
Most common industries for females in 2000
 

Most common industries
(2017 Data)

Most common industries
(2000 Data)

Industry

All

Males

Females

All

Males

Females

Educational services17.4%
(22,648)
14.7%
(9,225)
20.0%
(13,423)
14.3%
(13,586)
11.3%
(5,433)
17.5%
(8,153)
Health care17.3%
(22,471)
9.9%
(6,243)
24.2%
(16,228)
15.7%
(14,848)
9.2%
(4,451)
22.3%
(10,397)
Professional, scientific, and technical services9.9%
(12,898)
10.8%
(6,765)
9.1%
(6,133)
8.8%
(8,306)
9.0%
(4,355)
8.5%
(3,951)
Accommodation and food services7.2%
(9,295)
7.2%
(4,536)
7.1%
(4,759)
5.9%
(5,599)
6.2%
(2,968)
5.7%
(2,631)
Construction5.8%
(7,517)
11.3%
(7,097)
0.6%
(420)
6.4%
(6,023)
11.6%
(5,598)
0.9%
(425)
Administrative and support and waste management services4.3%
(5,606)
5.3%
(3,306)
3.4%
(2,300)
3.6%
(3,416)
4.3%
(2,091)
2.8%
(1,325)
Finance and insurance3.8%
(4,901)
2.5%
(1,575)
5.0%
(3,326)
3.9%
(3,732)
2.8%
(1,339)
5.1%
(2,393)
Public administration3.3%
(4,253)
3.5%
(2,183)
3.1%
(2,070)
4.0%
(3,813)
4.0%
(1,926)
4.1%
(1,887)
Social assistance2.8%
(3,648)
1.0%
(638)
4.5%
(3,010)
2.4%
(2,296)
0.6%
(295)
4.3%
(2,001)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations2.1%
(2,716)
2.4%
(1,519)
1.8%
(1,197)
1.6%
(1,479)
1.4%
(666)
1.7%
(813)
Department and other general merchandise stores1.6%
(2,135)
1.4%
(910)
1.8%
(1,225)
1.3%
(1,213)
0.8%
(380)
1.8%
(833)
Chemicals1.6%
(2,120)
2.4%
(1,506)
0.9%
(614)
1.8%
(1,701)
1.7%
(838)
1.9%
(863)
Real estate and rental and leasing1.6%
(2,025)
1.9%
(1,201)
1.2%
(824)
1.7%
(1,643)
1.9%
(909)
1.6%
(734)
Personal and laundry services1.5%
(1,972)
1.0%
(601)
2.0%
(1,371)
1.3%
(1,217)
1.1%
(522)
1.5%
(695)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation1.4%
(1,854)
1.6%
(1,014)
1.3%
(840)
1.4%
(1,317)
1.5%
(699)
1.3%
(618)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores1.2%
(1,539)
0.6%
(350)
1.8%
(1,189)
0.6%
(534)
0.4%
(169)
0.8%
(365)
Food and beverage stores1.1%
(1,475)
1.2%
(724)
1.1%
(751)
1.5%
(1,415)
1.7%
(826)
1.3%
(589)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers1.1%
(1,415)
1.5%
(945)
0.7%
(470)
0.9%
(883)
1.5%
(704)
0.4%
(179)
Broadcasting and telecommunications1.1%
(1,387)
1.5%
(912)
0.7%
(475)
2.2%
(2,053)
2.2%
(1,044)
2.2%
(1,009)
Computer and electronic products1.0%
(1,349)
1.4%
(909)
0.7%
(440)
4.1%
(3,851)
5.2%
(2,491)
2.9%
(1,360)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries0.9%
(1,144)
1.0%
(616)
0.8%
(528)
1.1%
(1,017)
1.1%
(549)
1.0%
(468)
Repair and maintenance0.8%
(1,031)
1.4%
(864)
0.2%
(167)
1.0%
(939)
1.8%
(869)
0.2%
(70)
Utilities0.6%
(805)
1.1%
(673)
0.2%
(132)
0.5%
(490)
0.7%
(350)
0.3%
(140)
U. S. Postal service0.6%
(763)
0.8%
(496)
0.4%
(267)
0.5%
(500)
0.7%
(341)
0.3%
(159)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.5%
(709)
0.5%
(312)
0.6%
(397)
0.5%
(436)
0.6%
(308)
0.3%
(128)
Truck transportation0.5%
(659)
1.0%
(606)
0.1%
(53)
0.7%
(670)
1.2%
(588)
0.2%
(82)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.5%
(620)
0.8%
(488)
0.2%
(132)
0.8%
(754)
1.0%
(496)
0.6%
(258)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.5%
(616)
0.8%
(479)
0.2%
(137)
0.4%
(408)
0.6%
(301)
0.2%
(107)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.5%
(599)
0.4%
(269)
0.5%
(330)
0.2%
(210)
0.3%
(148)
0.1%
(62)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.4%
(564)
0.5%
(342)
0.3%
(222)
0.8%
(761)
0.8%
(387)
0.8%
(374)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers0.4%
(544)
0.6%
(365)
0.3%
(179)
0.7%
(665)
1.2%
(595)
0.2%
(70)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.4%
(499)
0.6%
(395)
0.2%
(104)
0.2%
(199)
0.2%
(103)
0.2%
(96)
Transportation equipment0.4%
(485)
0.7%
(419)
0.1%
(66)
0.3%
(328)
0.6%
(282)
0.1%
(46)
Private households0.3%
(422)
0.0%
(29)
0.6%
(393)
0.3%
(329)
0.1%
(60)
0.6%
(269)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.3%
(400)
0.1%
(73)
0.5%
(327)
0.8%
(764)
0.7%
(343)
0.9%
(421)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.3%
(384)
0.6%
(348)
0.1%
(36)
0.2%
(199)
0.3%
(168)
0.1%
(31)
Pharmacies and drug stores0.3%
(374)
0.3%
(166)
0.3%
(208)
0.5%
(514)
0.5%
(217)
0.6%
(297)
Gasoline stations0.3%
(362)
0.3%
(214)
0.2%
(148)
0.1%
(128)
0.1%
(65)
0.1%
(63)
Other direct selling establishments0.3%
(339)
0.2%
(146)
0.3%
(193)
0.4%
(372)
0.4%
(200)
0.4%
(172)
Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers0.3%
(331)
0.3%
(180)
0.2%
(151)
0.2%
(189)
0.3%
(126)
0.1%
(63)
Textile mills and textile products0.2%
(301)
0.4%
(256)
0.1%
(45)
0.5%
(437)
0.4%
(193)
0.5%
(244)
Beverage and tobacco products0.2%
(287)
0.5%
(287)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(333)
0.6%
(266)
0.1%
(67)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.2%
(285)
0.2%
(156)
0.2%
(129)
0.2%
(222)
0.2%
(84)
0.3%
(138)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(283)
0.2%
(137)
0.2%
(146)
0.2%
(218)
0.3%
(168)
0.1%
(50)
Air transportation0.2%
(270)
0.1%
(70)
0.3%
(200)
0.4%
(409)
0.6%
(293)
0.2%
(116)
Printing and related support activities0.2%
(256)
0.2%
(96)
0.2%
(160)
0.3%
(287)
0.4%
(204)
0.2%
(83)
Machinery0.2%
(224)
0.2%
(144)
0.1%
(80)
0.2%
(206)
0.2%
(105)
0.2%
(101)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.2%
(208)
0.3%
(172)
0.1%
(36)
0.1%
(136)
0.2%
(75)
0.1%
(61)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.2%
(204)
0.2%
(106)
0.1%
(98)
0.1%
(130)
0.2%
(93)
0.1%
(37)
Food0.2%
(203)
0.1%
(41)
0.2%
(162)
0.4%
(335)
0.5%
(224)
0.2%
(111)
Apparel0.2%
(199)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(199)
0.2%
(161)
0.1%
(30)
0.3%
(131)
Warehousing and storage0.1%
(187)
0.2%
(135)
0.1%
(52)
0.1%
(76)
0.1%
(71)
0.0%
(5)
Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(186)
0.3%
(186)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(62)
0.1%
(53)
0.0%
(9)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.1%
(154)
0.1%
(51)
0.2%
(103)
0.2%
(163)
0.1%
(50)
0.2%
(113)
Book stores and news dealers0.1%
(142)
0.1%
(70)
0.1%
(72)
0.1%
(139)
0.1%
(61)
0.2%
(78)
Music stores0.1%
(138)
0.2%
(138)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(118)
0.2%
(84)
0.1%
(34)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.1%
(128)
0.2%
(128)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(284)
0.5%
(231)
0.1%
(53)
Wood products0.1%
(125)
0.2%
(106)
0.0%
(19)
0.2%
(230)
0.5%
(223)
0.0%
(7)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(117)
0.2%
(117)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(114)
0.2%
(84)
0.1%
(30)
Metal and metal products0.1%
(101)
0.1%
(90)
0.0%
(11)
0.3%
(268)
0.5%
(232)
0.1%
(36)
Office supplies and stationery stores0.1%
(100)
0.1%
(80)
0.0%
(20)
0.1%
(86)
0.1%
(52)
0.1%
(34)
Electronic shopping and mail-order houses0.1%
(91)
0.1%
(50)
0.1%
(41)
0.1%
(99)
0.1%
(57)
0.1%
(42)
Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers0.1%
(91)
0.1%
(91)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(74)
0.2%
(74)
0.0%
(0)
Furniture and related product manufacturing0.1%
(85)
0.1%
(85)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(307)
0.4%
(214)
0.2%
(93)
Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers0.1%
(80)
0.1%
(80)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(131)
0.1%
(60)
0.2%
(71)
Plastics and rubber products0.0%
(57)
0.1%
(37)
0.0%
(20)
0.2%
(149)
0.2%
(90)
0.1%
(59)
Paper0.0%
(48)
0.0%
(20)
0.0%
(28)
0.1%
(81)
0.1%
(66)
0.0%
(15)
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers0.0%
(30)
0.0%
(30)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(51)
0.1%
(51)
0.0%
(0)
Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers0.0%
(26)
0.0%
(26)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(70)
0.1%
(52)
0.0%
(18)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.0%
(16)
0.0%
(16)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(104)
0.2%
(99)
0.0%
(5)
Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(76)
0.2%
(76)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Durham

Unemployment by year
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.3%Males
  • 2.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.3%Males
  • 5.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.7%Males
  • 2.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.1%Males
  • 4.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 4.5%Males
  • 8.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 1.6%Males
  • 5.9%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.7%Males
  • 2.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.3%Males
  • 8.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 7.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.5%Males
  • 4.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 8.8%Males
  • 10.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 3.8%Males
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 9.3%Females
Unemployment in 2019:
Durham:

3.6%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Unemployment in 2018:
Durham:

3.5%
North Carolina:

3.9%
Unemployment in 2017:
Durham:

4.0%
North Carolina:

4.5%
Unemployment in 2016:
Durham:

4.5%
North Carolina:

5.1%
Unemployment in 2015:
Durham:

4.7%
North Carolina:

5.7%
Unemployment in 2014:
Durham:

4.6%
North Carolina:

6.3%
Unemployment in 2013:
Durham:

5.7%
North Carolina:

8.0%
Unemployment in 2012:
Durham:

6.7%
North Carolina:

9.3%
Unemployment in 2011:
Durham:

7.3%
North Carolina:

10.3%
Unemployment in 2010:
Durham:

7.4%
North Carolina:

10.9%
Unemployment in 2009:
Durham:

7.2%
North Carolina:

10.6%
Unemployment in 2008:
Durham:

4.5%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Unemployment in 2007:
Durham:

3.6%
North Carolina:

4.7%
Unemployment in 2006:
Durham:

3.7%
North Carolina:

4.7%
Unemployment in 2005:
Durham:

4.2%
North Carolina:

5.2%
Unemployment in 2004:
Durham:

4.8%
North Carolina:

5.5%
Unemployment in 2003:
Durham:

5.9%
North Carolina:

6.4%
Unemployment in 2002:
Durham:

6.3%
North Carolina:

6.6%
Unemployment in 2001:
Durham:

4.6%
North Carolina:

5.5%
Unemployment in 2000:
Durham:

3.1%
North Carolina:

3.7%
Unemployment in 1999:
Durham:

2.4%
North Carolina:

3.2%
Unemployment in 1998:
Durham:

2.5%
North Carolina:

3.5%
Unemployment in 1997:
Durham:

2.8%
North Carolina:

3.7%
Unemployment in 1996:
Durham:

3.2%
North Carolina:

4.3%
Unemployment in 1995:
Durham:

3.4%
North Carolina:

4.3%
Unemployment in 1994:
Durham:

3.5%
North Carolina:

4.4%
Unemployment in 1993:
Durham:

4.0%
North Carolina:

5.0%
Unemployment in 1992:
Durham:

4.6%
North Carolina:

6.0%
Unemployment in 1991:
Durham:

3.9%
North Carolina:

5.8%
Unemployment in 1990:
Durham:

3.1%
North Carolina:

4.1%

Time leaving home to go to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Durham:

2.3% (2,990)
North Carolina:

3.8% (172,236)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Durham:

1.5% (1,949)
North Carolina:

3.4% (152,592)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Durham:

2.9% (3,709)
North Carolina:

4.8% (214,700)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Durham:

7.1% (9,259)
North Carolina:

9.4% (422,557)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Durham:

7.8% (10,053)
North Carolina:

10.8% (483,032)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Durham:

16.0% (20,711)
North Carolina:

15.5% (694,571)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Durham:

13.1% (16,965)
North Carolina:

13.4% (602,792)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Durham:

15.2% (19,701)
North Carolina:

10.8% (486,687)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Durham:

9.0% (11,650)
North Carolina:

5.1% (227,997)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Durham:

8.3% (10,780)
North Carolina:

5.9% (266,695)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Durham:

2.5% (3,196)
North Carolina:

2.6% (115,201)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Durham:

1.7% (2,150)
North Carolina:

1.2% (55,286)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Durham:

7.2% (9,276)
North Carolina:

6.2% (279,643)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Durham:

5.5% (7,121)
North Carolina:

7.0% (314,684)
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000
<5am:
Durham:

1.8% (1,633)
North Carolina:

2.6% (100,622)
5:30am:
Durham:

1.2% (1,101)
North Carolina:

2.4% (92,195)
6am:
Durham:

2.3% (2,146)
North Carolina:

4.3% (165,079)
6:30am:
Durham:

6.2% (5,816)
North Carolina:

9.2% (352,565)
7am:
Durham:

9.3% (8,660)
North Carolina:

12.0% (460,363)
7:30am:
Durham:

14.5% (13,524)
North Carolina:

15.8% (606,151)
8am:
Durham:

17.8% (16,536)
North Carolina:

16.7% (642,254)
8:30am:
Durham:

14.8% (13,806)
North Carolina:

10.0% (383,802)
9am:
Durham:

7.8% (7,248)
North Carolina:

4.4% (169,515)
10am:
Durham:

6.3% (5,905)
North Carolina:

4.4% (167,594)
11am:
Durham:

2.4% (2,232)
North Carolina:

1.8% (67,524)
12pm:
Durham:

0.9% (849)
North Carolina:

0.8% (30,822)
4pm:
Durham:

5.8% (5,352)
North Carolina:

6.1% (234,783)
>4pm:
Durham:

6.2% (5,759)
North Carolina:

6.8% (261,553)
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017 - Males
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
Durham:

2.4% (1,515)
North Carolina:

4.9% (114,675)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
Durham:

2.2% (1,428)
North Carolina:

4.5% (106,509)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
Durham:

2.9% (1,855)
North Carolina:

6.0% (141,016)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
Durham:

7.6% (4,893)
North Carolina:

11.3% (263,663)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
Durham:

7.4% (4,742)
North Carolina:

11.1% (259,107)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
Durham:

16.4% (10,509)
North Carolina:

14.7% (345,013)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
Durham:

11.7% (7,509)
North Carolina:

11.9% (278,100)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
Durham:

14.5% (9,291)
North Carolina:

9.8% (229,086)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
Durham:

8.5% (5,453)
North Carolina:

4.5% (106,141)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
Durham:

6.5% (4,173)
North Carolina:

5.1% (119,396)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
Durham:

3.8% (2,427)
North Carolina:

2.2% (50,515)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
Durham:

2.6% (1,697)
North Carolina:

1.1% (26,743)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
Durham:

7.6% (4,851)
North Carolina:

5.8% (137,043)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
Durham:

5.9% (3,813)
North Carolina:

7.1% (166,101)
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017 - Females
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
Durham:

2.3% (1,475)
North Carolina:

2.7% (57,561)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
Durham:

0.8% (521)
North Carolina:

2.1% (46,083)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
Durham:

2.8% (1,854)
North Carolina:

3.4% (73,684)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
Durham:

6.7% (4,366)
North Carolina:

7.4% (158,894)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
Durham:

8.1% (5,311)
North Carolina:

10.4% (223,925)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
Durham:

15.6% (10,202)
North Carolina:

16.3% (349,558)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
Durham:

14.5% (9,456)
North Carolina:

15.1% (324,692)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
Durham:

15.9% (10,410)
North Carolina:

12.0% (257,601)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
Durham:

9.5% (6,197)
North Carolina:

5.7% (121,856)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
Durham:

10.1% (6,607)
North Carolina:

6.9% (147,299)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
Durham:

1.2% (769)
North Carolina:

3.0% (64,686)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
Durham:

0.7% (453)
North Carolina:

1.3% (28,543)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
Durham:

6.8% (4,425)
North Carolina:

6.6% (142,600)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
Durham:

5.1% (3,308)
North Carolina:

6.9% (148,583)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 66.5%
Number of people working at home: 7,208 (5.3% of all workers)
Daytime population change due to commuting: +27,102 (+14.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 59,296 (63.7%)
Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation
Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Working at home in 2017
Less than 5 minutes:
Durham:

1.3% (2,133)
North Carolina:

2.6% (118,555)
5 to 9 minutes:
Durham:

4.5% (7,150)
North Carolina:

9.3% (419,761)
10 to 14 minutes:
Durham:

13.0% (20,760)
North Carolina:

14.4% (645,604)
15 to 19 minutes:
Durham:

15.8% (25,264)
North Carolina:

16.9% (758,837)
20 to 24 minutes:
Durham:

18.8% (30,096)
North Carolina:

15.9% (715,718)
25 to 29 minutes:
Durham:

7.7% (12,284)
North Carolina:

7.2% (324,030)
30 to 34 minutes:
Durham:

15.8% (25,312)
North Carolina:

13.2% (591,813)
35 to 39 minutes:
Durham:

4.3% (6,817)
North Carolina:

3.5% (155,933)
40 to 44 minutes:
Durham:

4.3% (6,933)
North Carolina:

3.5% (155,083)
45 to 59 minutes:
Durham:

7.3% (11,689)
North Carolina:

7.3% (328,571)
60 to 89 minutes:
Durham:

5.5% (8,792)
North Carolina:

4.2% (189,915)
90 or more minutes:
Durham:

1.8% (2,825)
North Carolina:

1.9% (87,278)
Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000
Working at home in 2000
Less than 5 minutes:
Durham:

2.2% (2,087)
North Carolina:

2.9% (112,337)
5 to 9 minutes:
Durham:

9.9% (9,196)
North Carolina:

10.2% (391,604)
10 to 14 minutes:
Durham:

17.9% (16,673)
North Carolina:

15.7% (604,412)
15 to 19 minutes:
Durham:

23.4% (21,811)
North Carolina:

17.5% (670,644)
20 to 24 minutes:
Durham:

16.4% (15,261)
North Carolina:

15.5% (592,941)
25 to 29 minutes:
Durham:

5.2% (4,878)
North Carolina:

5.9% (225,523)
30 to 34 minutes:
Durham:

11.9% (11,118)
North Carolina:

12.9% (496,268)
35 to 39 minutes:
Durham:

1.7% (1,550)
North Carolina:

2.4% (92,870)
40 to 44 minutes:
Durham:

1.7% (1,575)
North Carolina:

2.6% (100,049)
45 to 59 minutes:
Durham:

3.8% (3,515)
North Carolina:

6.1% (233,614)
60 to 89 minutes:
Durham:

2.0% (1,823)
North Carolina:

3.4% (129,556)
90 or more minutes:
Durham:

1.2% (1,080)
North Carolina:

2.2% (85,004)
Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017 - Males
Less than 5 minutes - Males:
Durham:

1.3% (1,006)
North Carolina:

2.8% (66,066)
5 to 9 minutes - Males:
Durham:

4.2% (3,366)
North Carolina:

9.1% (213,741)
10 to 14 minutes - Males:
Durham:

12.8% (10,127)
North Carolina:

13.2% (309,306)
15 to 19 minutes - Males:
Durham:

16.5% (13,079)
North Carolina:

16.0% (375,299)
20 to 24 minutes - Males:
Durham:

17.6% (13,993)
North Carolina:

15.2% (354,972)
25 to 29 minutes - Males:
Durham:

6.9% (5,505)
North Carolina:

7.0% (164,169)
30 to 34 minutes - Males:
Durham:

15.9% (12,591)
North Carolina:

14.2% (331,325)
35 to 39 minutes - Males:
Durham:

5.0% (3,986)
North Carolina:

3.6% (83,445)
40 to 44 minutes - Males:
Durham:

5.5% (4,338)
North Carolina:

3.7% (85,531)
45 to 59 minutes - Males:
Durham:

7.1% (5,652)
North Carolina:

8.0% (186,389)
60 to 89 minutes - Males:
Durham:

5.3% (4,184)
North Carolina:

4.7% (110,774)
90 or more minutes - Males:
Durham:

1.9% (1,486)
North Carolina:

2.5% (59,487)
Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017 - Females
Less than 5 minutes - Females:
Durham:

1.4% (1,127)
North Carolina:

2.4% (52,489)
5 to 9 minutes - Females:
Durham:

4.7% (3,784)
North Carolina:

9.6% (206,020)
10 to 14 minutes - Females:
Durham:

13.2% (10,633)
North Carolina:

15.6% (336,298)
15 to 19 minutes - Females:
Durham:

15.1% (12,185)
North Carolina:

17.8% (383,538)
20 to 24 minutes - Females:
Durham:

19.9% (16,103)
North Carolina:

16.8% (360,746)
25 to 29 minutes - Females:
Durham:

8.4% (6,779)
North Carolina:

7.4% (159,861)
30 to 34 minutes - Females:
Durham:

15.8% (12,721)
North Carolina:

12.1% (260,488)
35 to 39 minutes - Females:
Durham:

3.5% (2,831)
North Carolina:

3.4% (72,488)
40 to 44 minutes - Females:
Durham:

3.2% (2,595)
North Carolina:

3.2% (69,552)
45 to 59 minutes - Females:
Durham:

7.5% (6,037)
North Carolina:

6.6% (142,182)
60 to 89 minutes - Females:
Durham:

5.7% (4,608)
North Carolina:

3.7% (79,141)
90 or more minutes - Females:
Durham:

1.7% (1,339)
North Carolina:

1.3% (27,791)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Durham
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - North Carolina
Drove car alone:
Durham:

85.8% (137,344)
North Carolina:

86.5% (1,892,946)
Carpooled:
Durham:

9.5% (15,235)
North Carolina:

9.4% (186,103)
Bus or trolley bus:
Durham:

1.4% (2,264)
North Carolina:

0.9% (21,459)
Bicycle:
Durham:

0.5% (824)
North Carolina:

0.2% (2,878)
Walked:
Durham:

1.7% (2,733)
North Carolina:

1.8% (26,138)
Other means:
Durham:

1.0% (1,655)
North Carolina:

1.0% (19,437)
Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Durham
Means of transportation to work in 2000 - North Carolina
Drove car alone:
Durham:

72.7% (67,661)
North Carolina:

79.4% (3,046,666)
Carpooled:
Durham:

17.0% (15,830)
North Carolina:

14.0% (538,264)
Bus or trolley bus:
Durham:

3.3% (3,056)
North Carolina:

0.7% (28,053)
Subway or elevated:
Durham:

0.0% (16)
North Carolina:

0.0% (526)
Railroad:
Durham:

0.0% (6)
North Carolina:

0.0% (481)
Taxicab:
Durham:

0.2% (197)
North Carolina:

0.1% (5,087)
Motorcycle:
Durham:

0.1% (81)
North Carolina:

0.1% (3,610)
Bicycle:
Durham:

0.4% (385)
North Carolina:

0.2% (6,840)
Walked:
Durham:

3.1% (2,881)
North Carolina:

1.9% (74,147)
Other means:
Durham:

0.5% (454)
North Carolina:

0.8% (30,492)
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Durham (Males)
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - North Carolina (Males)
Drove car alone - Males:
Durham:

86.5% (68,571)
North Carolina:

85.1% (1,892,946)
Carpooled - Males:
Durham:

8.9% (7,048)
North Carolina:

10.1% (186,103)
Bus or trolley bus - Males:
Durham:

0.9% (737)
North Carolina:

0.9% (21,459)
Bicycle - Males:
Durham:

0.9% (675)
North Carolina:

0.3% (2,878)
Walked - Males:
Durham:

1.7% (1,336)
North Carolina:

2.4% (26,138)
Other means - Males:
Durham:

1.2% (946)
North Carolina:

1.2% (19,437)
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Durham (Females)
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - North Carolina (Females)
Drove car alone - Females:
Durham:

85.2% (68,773)
North Carolina:

88.0% (1,892,946)
Carpooled - Females:
Durham:

10.1% (8,187)
North Carolina:

8.7% (186,103)
Bus or trolley bus - Females:
Durham:

1.9% (1,527)
North Carolina:

1.0% (21,459)
Bicycle - Females:
Durham:

0.2% (149)
North Carolina:

0.1% (2,878)
Walked - Females:
Durham:

1.7% (1,397)
North Carolina:

1.2% (26,138)
Other means - Females:
Durham:

0.9% (709)
North Carolina:

0.9% (19,437)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy in 2017
Drove alone:
Durham:

89.2% (107,561)
North Carolina:

90.2% (3,876,587)
In 2 person carpool:
Durham:

8.9% (10,783)
North Carolina:

7.7% (328,948)
In 3 person carpool:
Durham:

0.8% (946)
North Carolina:

1.3% (56,857)
In 4 person carpool:
Durham:

0.7% (844)
North Carolina:

0.5% (21,356)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Durham:

0.4% (476)
North Carolina:

0.2% (9,781)
Private vehicle occupancy in 2000
Drove alone:
Durham:

81.0% (67,661)
North Carolina:

85.0% (3,046,666)
In 2 person carpool:
Durham:

12.5% (10,396)
North Carolina:

11.2% (400,358)
In 3 person carpool:
Durham:

3.6% (3,003)
North Carolina:

2.3% (81,334)
In 4 person carpool:
Durham:

1.8% (1,479)
North Carolina:

0.8% (30,152)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Durham:

0.8% (662)
North Carolina:

0.5% (16,868)
In 7+ person carpool:
Durham:

0.3% (290)
North Carolina:

0.3% (9,552)

Class of workers

Class of Workers in 2017
Employee of private company:
Durham:

65.4% (91,319)
North Carolina:

69.5% (3,324,909)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Durham:

2.9% (4,116)
North Carolina:

3.7% (176,084)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Durham:

12.9% (18,040)
North Carolina:

6.9% (329,709)
Local government workers:
Durham:

4.1% (5,737)
North Carolina:

5.3% (254,689)
State government workers:
Durham:

8.7% (12,201)
North Carolina:

6.6% (317,366)
Federal government workers:
Durham:

2.4% (3,379)
North Carolina:

2.0% (94,234)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Durham:

3.5% (4,893)
North Carolina:

5.8% (277,117)
Class of Workers in 2000
Employee of private company:
Durham:

63.2% (59,884)
North Carolina:

70.1% (2,681,729)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Durham:

2.0% (1,911)
North Carolina:

3.2% (122,691)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Durham:

13.2% (12,545)
North Carolina:

5.5% (208,520)
Local government workers:
Durham:

4.9% (4,641)
North Carolina:

5.6% (213,936)
State government workers:
Durham:

8.6% (8,098)
North Carolina:

6.8% (261,070)
Federal government workers:
Durham:

3.2% (3,044)
North Carolina:

2.1% (81,224)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Durham:

4.6% (4,320)
North Carolina:

6.4% (245,017)
Unpaid family workers:
Durham:

0.3% (262)
North Carolina:

0.3% (10,554)
Class of Workers in 2017 - Males
Employee of private company - Males:
Durham:

69.5% (46,513)
North Carolina:

72.3% (1,772,494)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Durham:

3.3% (2,241)
North Carolina:

4.9% (119,352)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Durham:

10.6% (7,103)
North Carolina:

4.6% (112,951)
Local government workers - Males:
Durham:

3.4% (2,297)
North Carolina:

4.4% (107,085)
State government workers - Males:
Durham:

6.4% (4,311)
North Carolina:

4.5% (110,077)
Federal government workers - Males:
Durham:

2.1% (1,430)
North Carolina:

2.2% (53,454)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Durham:

4.6% (3,049)
North Carolina:

7.0% (171,704)
Class of Workers in 2017 - Females
Employee of private company - Females:
Durham:

61.6% (44,806)
North Carolina:

66.6% (1,552,415)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Durham:

2.6% (1,875)
North Carolina:

2.4% (56,732)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Durham:

15.0% (10,937)
North Carolina:

9.3% (216,758)
Local government workers - Females:
Durham:

4.7% (3,440)
North Carolina:

6.3% (147,604)
State government workers - Females:
Durham:

10.8% (7,890)
North Carolina:

8.9% (207,289)
Federal government workers - Females:
Durham:

2.7% (1,949)
North Carolina:

1.7% (40,780)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Durham:

2.5% (1,844)
North Carolina:

4.5% (105,413)
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