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


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Based on the data from 2000 / 2016 when the population of Durham, North Carolina was 187,035 / 262,989

Most common industries

Most common industries in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2000 (%)

Most common industries for males in 2016 (%)

Most common industries for males in 2000 (%)

Most common industries for females in 2016 (%)

Most common industries for females in 2000 (%)

 

Most common industries
(2016 Data)

Most common industries
(2000 Data)

Industry

All

Males

Females

All

Males

Females

Educational services37.2%
(46,970)
26.9%
(16,483)
47.0%
(30,487)
14.3%
(13,586)
11.3%
(5,433)
17.5%
(8,153)
Health care20.1%
(25,310)
11.4%
(6,996)
28.2%
(18,314)
15.7%
(14,848)
9.2%
(4,451)
22.3%
(10,397)
Social assistance17.4%
(22,007)
10.4%
(6,373)
24.1%
(15,634)
2.4%
(2,296)
0.6%
(295)
4.3%
(2,001)
Professional, scientific, and technical services15.2%
(19,203)
16.1%
(9,868)
14.4%
(9,335)
8.8%
(8,306)
9.0%
(4,355)
8.5%
(3,951)
Management of companies and enterprises10.8%
(13,582)
11.2%
(6,870)
10.3%
(6,712)
0.0%
(31)
0.1%
(31)
0.0%
(0)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation9.3%
(11,747)
9.6%
(5,886)
9.0%
(5,861)
1.4%
(1,317)
1.5%
(699)
1.3%
(618)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers7.9%
(9,971)
8.4%
(5,126)
7.5%
(4,845)
0.7%
(665)
1.2%
(595)
0.2%
(70)
Construction5.5%
(6,911)
10.6%
(6,477)
0.7%
(434)
6.4%
(6,023)
11.6%
(5,598)
0.9%
(425)
Finance and insurance5.5%
(6,910)
4.8%
(2,957)
6.1%
(3,953)
3.9%
(3,732)
2.8%
(1,339)
5.1%
(2,393)
Repair and maintenance4.8%
(6,070)
5.0%
(3,046)
4.7%
(3,024)
1.0%
(939)
1.8%
(869)
0.2%
(70)
Real estate and rental and leasing3.8%
(4,795)
2.9%
(1,791)
4.6%
(3,004)
1.7%
(1,643)
1.9%
(909)
1.6%
(734)
Air transportation2.7%
(3,422)
3.7%
(2,240)
1.8%
(1,182)
0.4%
(409)
0.6%
(293)
0.2%
(116)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries2.3%
(2,846)
2.7%
(1,641)
1.9%
(1,205)
1.1%
(1,017)
1.1%
(549)
1.0%
(468)
Private households2.0%
(2,519)
2.2%
(1,356)
1.8%
(1,163)
0.3%
(329)
0.1%
(60)
0.6%
(269)
Retail florists1.7%
(2,118)
1.7%
(1,028)
1.7%
(1,090)
0.0%
(32)
0.0%
(11)
0.0%
(21)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.7%
(2,107)
1.0%
(631)
2.3%
(1,476)
1.6%
(1,479)
1.4%
(666)
1.7%
(813)
Accommodation and food services1.6%
(2,041)
1.8%
(1,107)
1.4%
(934)
5.9%
(5,599)
6.2%
(2,968)
5.7%
(2,631)
Chemicals1.6%
(1,980)
2.2%
(1,366)
0.9%
(614)
1.8%
(1,701)
1.7%
(838)
1.9%
(863)
Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores1.3%
(1,669)
0.8%
(507)
1.8%
(1,162)
0.1%
(50)
0.1%
(25)
0.1%
(25)
Warehousing and storage1.2%
(1,474)
1.5%
(927)
0.8%
(547)
0.1%
(76)
0.1%
(71)
0.0%
(5)
Pharmacies and drug stores1.1%
(1,447)
1.1%
(685)
1.2%
(762)
0.5%
(514)
0.5%
(217)
0.6%
(297)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services1.0%
(1,236)
1.4%
(850)
0.6%
(386)
0.8%
(764)
0.7%
(343)
0.9%
(421)
Broadcasting and telecommunications1.0%
(1,229)
1.2%
(738)
0.8%
(491)
2.2%
(2,053)
2.2%
(1,044)
2.2%
(1,009)
Personal and laundry services0.9%
(1,073)
1.5%
(922)
0.2%
(151)
1.3%
(1,217)
1.1%
(522)
1.5%
(695)
Computer and electronic products0.8%
(965)
1.1%
(690)
0.4%
(275)
4.1%
(3,851)
5.2%
(2,491)
2.9%
(1,360)
U. S. Postal service0.5%
(669)
1.0%
(597)
0.1%
(72)
0.5%
(500)
0.7%
(341)
0.3%
(159)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.5%
(611)
0.5%
(310)
0.5%
(301)
0.8%
(754)
1.0%
(496)
0.6%
(258)
Food and beverage stores0.5%
(605)
0.8%
(478)
0.2%
(127)
1.5%
(1,415)
1.7%
(826)
1.3%
(589)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.5%
(590)
0.6%
(382)
0.3%
(208)
0.5%
(436)
0.6%
(308)
0.3%
(128)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.5%
(574)
0.5%
(307)
0.4%
(267)
0.8%
(761)
0.8%
(387)
0.8%
(374)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.5%
(570)
0.7%
(447)
0.2%
(123)
0.4%
(408)
0.6%
(301)
0.2%
(107)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers0.4%
(545)
0.6%
(338)
0.3%
(207)
0.9%
(883)
1.5%
(704)
0.4%
(179)
Transportation equipment0.4%
(531)
0.7%
(451)
0.1%
(80)
0.3%
(328)
0.6%
(282)
0.1%
(46)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.4%
(488)
0.6%
(380)
0.2%
(108)
0.2%
(199)
0.2%
(103)
0.2%
(96)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.4%
(465)
0.4%
(244)
0.3%
(221)
0.2%
(210)
0.3%
(148)
0.1%
(62)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.4%
(455)
0.4%
(266)
0.3%
(189)
0.6%
(534)
0.4%
(169)
0.8%
(365)
Rail transportation0.3%
(367)
0.1%
(83)
0.4%
(284)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.3%
(343)
0.2%
(148)
0.3%
(195)
0.2%
(163)
0.1%
(50)
0.2%
(113)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.2%
(314)
0.4%
(276)
0.1%
(38)
0.2%
(199)
0.3%
(168)
0.1%
(31)
Public administration0.2%
(301)
0.0%
(28)
0.4%
(273)
4.0%
(3,813)
4.0%
(1,926)
4.1%
(1,887)
Beverage and tobacco products0.2%
(284)
0.5%
(284)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(333)
0.6%
(266)
0.1%
(67)
Utilities0.2%
(269)
0.3%
(206)
0.1%
(63)
0.5%
(490)
0.7%
(350)
0.3%
(140)
Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers0.2%
(268)
0.2%
(122)
0.2%
(146)
0.2%
(189)
0.3%
(126)
0.1%
(63)
Electronic shopping and mail-order houses0.2%
(263)
0.2%
(143)
0.2%
(120)
0.1%
(99)
0.1%
(57)
0.1%
(42)
Textile mills and textile products0.2%
(250)
0.4%
(221)
0.0%
(29)
0.5%
(437)
0.4%
(193)
0.5%
(244)
Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores0.2%
(246)
0.3%
(193)
0.1%
(53)
0.0%
(20)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(20)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(244)
0.2%
(108)
0.2%
(136)
0.2%
(218)
0.3%
(168)
0.1%
(50)
Machinery0.2%
(235)
0.3%
(162)
0.1%
(73)
0.2%
(206)
0.2%
(105)
0.2%
(101)
Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.2%
(225)
0.4%
(225)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(62)
0.1%
(53)
0.0%
(9)
Printing and related support activities0.2%
(206)
0.2%
(99)
0.2%
(107)
0.3%
(287)
0.4%
(204)
0.2%
(83)
Food0.1%
(189)
0.1%
(46)
0.2%
(143)
0.4%
(335)
0.5%
(224)
0.2%
(111)
Gasoline stations0.1%
(184)
0.1%
(57)
0.2%
(127)
0.1%
(128)
0.1%
(65)
0.1%
(63)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.1%
(178)
0.2%
(93)
0.1%
(85)
0.1%
(130)
0.2%
(93)
0.1%
(37)
Vending machine operators0.1%
(164)
0.2%
(105)
0.1%
(59)
0.0%
(30)
0.1%
(30)
0.0%
(0)
Apparel0.1%
(160)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(160)
0.2%
(161)
0.1%
(30)
0.3%
(131)
Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers0.1%
(146)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(146)
0.0%
(15)
0.0%
(11)
0.0%
(4)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.1%
(118)
0.2%
(118)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(284)
0.5%
(231)
0.1%
(53)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(117)
0.2%
(117)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(114)
0.2%
(84)
0.1%
(30)
Department and other general merchandise stores0.1%
(115)
0.1%
(60)
0.1%
(55)
1.3%
(1,213)
0.8%
(380)
1.8%
(833)
Book stores and news dealers0.1%
(112)
0.2%
(112)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(139)
0.1%
(61)
0.2%
(78)
Wood products0.1%
(108)
0.2%
(99)
0.0%
(9)
0.2%
(230)
0.5%
(223)
0.0%
(7)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.1%
(104)
0.1%
(81)
0.0%
(23)
0.2%
(222)
0.2%
(84)
0.3%
(138)
Metal and metal products0.1%
(93)
0.1%
(81)
0.0%
(12)
0.3%
(268)
0.5%
(232)
0.1%
(36)
Administrative and support and waste management services0.1%
(82)
0.1%
(67)
0.0%
(15)
3.6%
(3,416)
4.3%
(2,091)
2.8%
(1,325)
Furniture and related product manufacturing0.1%
(79)
0.1%
(79)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(307)
0.4%
(214)
0.2%
(93)
Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers0.0%
(60)
0.1%
(60)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(74)
0.2%
(74)
0.0%
(0)
Plastics and rubber products0.0%
(59)
0.1%
(40)
0.0%
(19)
0.2%
(149)
0.2%
(90)
0.1%
(59)
Office supplies and stationery stores0.0%
(54)
0.0%
(22)
0.0%
(32)
0.1%
(86)
0.1%
(52)
0.1%
(34)
Paper0.0%
(47)
0.0%
(15)
0.0%
(32)
0.1%
(81)
0.1%
(66)
0.0%
(15)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.0%
(36)
0.1%
(36)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(136)
0.2%
(75)
0.1%
(61)
Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers0.0%
(27)
0.0%
(27)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(131)
0.1%
(60)
0.2%
(71)
Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers0.0%
(25)
0.0%
(25)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(70)
0.1%
(52)
0.0%
(18)
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers0.0%
(14)
0.0%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(51)
0.1%
(51)
0.0%
(0)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.0%
(11)
0.0%
(11)
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)
Other direct selling establishments0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(372)
0.4%
(200)
0.4%
(172)
Music stores0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(118)
0.2%
(84)
0.1%
(34)
Truck transportation0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.7%
(670)
1.2%
(588)
0.2%
(82)

Unemployment in Durham

Unemployment by year (%)

Unemployment by year (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.7%Males
  • 5.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 23.7%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 2.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 0.6%Males
  • 3.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • 4.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 1.2%Males
  • 6.3%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 2015:
Durham:

4.5%
North Carolina:

5.4%
Unemployment in 2014:
Durham:

4.5%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Unemployment in 2013:
Durham:

5.6%
North Carolina:

7.9%
Unemployment in 2012:
Durham:

6.6%
North Carolina:

9.2%
Unemployment in 2011:
Durham:

7.3%
North Carolina:

10.2%
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 2016 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Durham:

2.8% (3,739)
North Carolina:

3.9% (170,218)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Durham:

2.0% (2,664)
North Carolina:

3.4% (147,747)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Durham:

2.8% (3,739)
North Carolina:

4.5% (197,812)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Durham:

7.0% (9,176)
North Carolina:

9.1% (397,260)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Durham:

7.0% (9,205)
North Carolina:

10.0% (437,912)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Durham:

14.4% (18,940)
North Carolina:

15.9% (694,114)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Durham:

13.9% (18,290)
North Carolina:

13.3% (583,047)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Durham:

13.0% (17,087)
North Carolina:

10.8% (473,371)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Durham:

9.4% (12,431)
North Carolina:

5.1% (221,161)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Durham:

9.6% (12,692)
North Carolina:

6.0% (262,583)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Durham:

2.6% (3,481)
North Carolina:

2.5% (110,440)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Durham:

0.8% (1,064)
North Carolina:

1.3% (56,383)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Durham:

7.7% (10,144)
North Carolina:

6.8% (295,778)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Durham:

7.0% (9,290)
North Carolina:

7.5% (328,216)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Durham:

1.8% (1,633)
North Carolina:

2.6% (100,622)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Durham:

1.2% (1,101)
North Carolina:

2.4% (92,195)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Durham:

2.3% (2,146)
North Carolina:

4.3% (165,079)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Durham:

6.2% (5,816)
North Carolina:

9.2% (352,565)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Durham:

9.3% (8,660)
North Carolina:

12.0% (460,363)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Durham:

14.5% (13,524)
North Carolina:

15.8% (606,151)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Durham:

17.8% (16,536)
North Carolina:

16.7% (642,254)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Durham:

14.8% (13,806)
North Carolina:

10.0% (383,802)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Durham:

7.8% (7,248)
North Carolina:

4.4% (169,515)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Durham:

6.3% (5,905)
North Carolina:

4.4% (167,594)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Durham:

2.4% (2,232)
North Carolina:

1.8% (67,524)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Durham:

0.9% (849)
North Carolina:

0.8% (30,822)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Durham:

5.8% (5,352)
North Carolina:

6.1% (234,783)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Durham:

6.2% (5,759)
North Carolina:

6.8% (261,553)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Durham:

    3.1% (2,018)
    North Carolina:

    4.9% (112,322)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Durham:

    2.4% (1,550)
    North Carolina:

    4.5% (102,442)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Durham:

    3.5% (2,270)
    North Carolina:

    5.7% (129,996)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Durham:

    9.6% (6,252)
    North Carolina:

    11.0% (252,450)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Durham:

    8.2% (5,362)
    North Carolina:

    10.7% (246,337)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Durham:

    13.6% (8,866)
    North Carolina:

    15.2% (350,609)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Durham:

    11.9% (7,784)
    North Carolina:

    11.8% (270,486)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Durham:

    11.7% (7,678)
    North Carolina:

    10.0% (228,858)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Durham:

    7.6% (4,939)
    North Carolina:

    4.0% (92,951)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Durham:

    10.4% (6,807)
    North Carolina:

    5.1% (117,953)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Durham:

    2.5% (1,631)
    North Carolina:

    2.1% (47,440)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Durham:

    1.1% (690)
    North Carolina:

    1.0% (23,613)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Durham:

    7.4% (4,809)
    North Carolina:

    6.4% (148,300)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Durham:

    7.2% (4,695)
    North Carolina:

    7.6% (175,893)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Females

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Durham:

    2.6% (1,721)
    North Carolina:

    2.8% (57,896)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Durham:

    1.7% (1,114)
    North Carolina:

    2.2% (45,305)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Durham:

    2.2% (1,469)
    North Carolina:

    3.3% (67,816)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Durham:

    4.4% (2,924)
    North Carolina:

    7.0% (144,810)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Durham:

    5.8% (3,843)
    North Carolina:

    9.2% (191,575)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Durham:

    15.1% (10,074)
    North Carolina:

    16.5% (343,505)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Durham:

    15.8% (10,506)
    North Carolina:

    15.1% (312,561)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Durham:

    14.1% (9,409)
    North Carolina:

    11.8% (244,513)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Durham:

    11.3% (7,492)
    North Carolina:

    6.2% (128,210)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Durham:

    8.8% (5,885)
    North Carolina:

    7.0% (144,630)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Durham:

    2.8% (1,850)
    North Carolina:

    3.0% (63,000)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    Durham:

    0.6% (374)
    North Carolina:

    1.6% (32,770)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Durham:

    8.0% (5,335)
    North Carolina:

    7.1% (147,478)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Durham:

    6.9% (4,595)
    North Carolina:

    7.3% (152,323)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 67.0%
Number of people working at home: 6,605 (4.8% 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 (%)

Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Durham:

41.4% (1,356)
North Carolina:

45.2% (15,722)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Durham:

78.5% (68,550)
North Carolina:

69.8% (2,581,739)
30 to 44 minutes - public transportation:
Durham:

26.8% (877)
North Carolina:

21.7% (7,536)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Durham:

15.3% (13,366)
North Carolina:

18.4% (681,651)
45 to 59 minutes - public transportation:
Durham:

13.5% (441)
North Carolina:

10.3% (3,581)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Durham:

3.5% (3,074)
North Carolina:

6.2% (230,033)
60 or more minutes - public transportation:
Durham:

18.4% (601)
North Carolina:

22.9% (7,964)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Durham:

2.6% (2,302)
North Carolina:

5.6% (206,596)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%)

Working at home in 2016 - Durham

Working at home in 2016 - North Carolina

Less than 5 minutes:
Durham:

1.0% (1,744)
North Carolina:

2.6% (112,684)
5 to 9 minutes:
Durham:

6.0% (10,178)
North Carolina:

9.4% (412,771)
10 to 14 minutes:
Durham:

11.4% (19,209)
North Carolina:

14.6% (639,072)
15 to 19 minutes:
Durham:

15.8% (26,717)
North Carolina:

17.1% (747,774)
20 to 24 minutes:
Durham:

16.3% (27,616)
North Carolina:

15.7% (687,971)
25 to 29 minutes:
Durham:

8.0% (13,483)
North Carolina:

7.1% (311,793)
30 to 34 minutes:
Durham:

14.9% (25,156)
North Carolina:

13.9% (606,452)
35 to 39 minutes:
Durham:

4.0% (6,775)
North Carolina:

3.2% (141,216)
40 to 44 minutes:
Durham:

6.4% (10,826)
North Carolina:

3.4% (147,571)
45 to 59 minutes:
Durham:

8.9% (14,975)
North Carolina:

7.2% (314,671)
60 to 89 minutes:
Durham:

5.8% (9,815)
North Carolina:

4.0% (175,654)
90 or more minutes:
Durham:

1.4% (2,416)
North Carolina:

1.7% (75,742)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Durham

Working at home in 2000 - North Carolina

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 2016 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Durham:

    0.8% (653)
    North Carolina:

    2.8% (64,256)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Durham:

    5.8% (4,868)
    North Carolina:

    9.1% (207,747)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Durham:

    11.0% (9,135)
    North Carolina:

    13.8% (316,188)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Durham:

    14.4% (11,974)
    North Carolina:

    16.1% (369,919)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Durham:

    16.6% (13,815)
    North Carolina:

    15.4% (353,838)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Durham:

    8.5% (7,116)
    North Carolina:

    6.8% (154,898)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Durham:

    15.0% (12,533)
    North Carolina:

    14.3% (327,741)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Durham:

    4.1% (3,434)
    North Carolina:

    3.6% (82,073)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Durham:

    6.7% (5,617)
    North Carolina:

    3.5% (79,709)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Durham:

    8.6% (7,197)
    North Carolina:

    7.8% (177,778)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Durham:

    6.2% (5,178)
    North Carolina:

    4.7% (107,303)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Durham:

    2.2% (1,815)
    North Carolina:

    2.3% (51,751)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Durham:

    1.3% (1,091)
    North Carolina:

    2.3% (48,428)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Durham:

    6.2% (5,310)
    North Carolina:

    9.9% (205,024)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Durham:

    11.8% (10,074)
    North Carolina:

    15.5% (322,884)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Durham:

    17.2% (14,743)
    North Carolina:

    18.2% (377,855)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Durham:

    16.1% (13,801)
    North Carolina:

    16.1% (334,133)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Durham:

    7.4% (6,367)
    North Carolina:

    7.5% (156,895)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Durham:

    14.8% (12,623)
    North Carolina:

    13.4% (278,711)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Durham:

    3.9% (3,341)
    North Carolina:

    2.8% (59,143)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Durham:

    6.1% (5,209)
    North Carolina:

    3.3% (67,862)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Durham:

    9.1% (7,778)
    North Carolina:

    6.6% (136,893)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Durham:

    5.4% (4,637)
    North Carolina:

    3.3% (68,351)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Durham:

    0.7% (601)
    North Carolina:

    1.2% (23,991)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Durham

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - North Carolina

Drove car alone:
Durham:

80.9% (141,928)
North Carolina:

81.4% (3,764,302)
Carpooled:
Durham:

8.6% (15,022)
North Carolina:

9.2% (424,602)
Bus or trolley bus:
Durham:

3.2% (5,589)
North Carolina:

0.9% (42,141)
Ferryboat:
Durham:

0.0% (68)
North Carolina:

0.0% (298)
Bicycle:
Durham:

0.4% (642)
North Carolina:

0.2% (9,306)
Walked:
Durham:

2.1% (3,672)
North Carolina:

1.7% (79,246)
Other means:
Durham:

1.1% (1,989)
North Carolina:

1.1% (49,726)

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 2016 - Durham (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - North Carolina (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Durham:

    80.5% (69,113)
    North Carolina:

    80.2% (1,940,072)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Durham:

    9.2% (7,871)
    North Carolina:

    9.9% (240,324)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    Durham:

    2.7% (2,309)
    North Carolina:

    0.9% (22,798)
    Bicycle - Males:
    Durham:

    0.4% (306)
    North Carolina:

    0.3% (6,866)
    Walked - Males:
    Durham:

    2.4% (2,060)
    North Carolina:

    2.0% (49,410)
    Other means - Males:
    Durham:

    2.0% (1,676)
    North Carolina:

    1.3% (31,454)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Durham (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2016Travel time to work - North Carolina (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Durham:

    81.3% (72,815)
    North Carolina:

    82.7% (1,824,230)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Durham:

    8.0% (7,151)
    North Carolina:

    8.4% (184,278)
    Bus or trolley bus - Females:
    Durham:

    3.7% (3,280)
    North Carolina:

    0.9% (19,343)
    Ferryboat - Females:
    Durham:

    0.1% (68)
    North Carolina:

    0.0% (298)
    Bicycle - Females:
    Durham:

    0.4% (336)
    North Carolina:

    0.1% (2,440)
    Walked - Females:
    Durham:

    1.8% (1,612)
    North Carolina:

    1.4% (29,836)
    Other means - Females:
    Durham:

    0.3% (313)
    North Carolina:

    0.8% (18,272)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy in 2016 (%)

Drove alone:
Durham:

88.4% (104,495)
North Carolina:

89.9% (3,763,121)
In 2 person carpool:
Durham:

8.6% (10,204)
North Carolina:

7.6% (319,940)
In 3 person carpool:
Durham:

1.5% (1,818)
North Carolina:

1.5% (60,716)
In 4 person carpool:
Durham:

0.8% (950)
North Carolina:

0.5% (21,823)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Durham:

0.1% (104)
North Carolina:

0.3% (12,419)
In 7+ person carpool:
Durham:

0.6% (695)
North Carolina:

0.2% (8,453)

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 (%)

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 (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Durham:

67.6% (32,529)
North Carolina:

72.8% (1,474,251)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Durham:

2.7% (1,310)
North Carolina:

4.4% (89,296)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Durham:

10.6% (5,089)
North Carolina:

3.4% (69,677)
Local government workers - Males:
Durham:

4.0% (1,920)
North Carolina:

4.2% (85,279)
State government workers - Males:
Durham:

6.4% (3,075)
North Carolina:

4.7% (95,509)
Federal government workers - Males:
Durham:

3.2% (1,535)
North Carolina:

2.2% (44,612)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Durham:

5.2% (2,522)
North Carolina:

7.9% (160,482)
Unpaid family workers - Males:
Durham:

0.3% (164)
North Carolina:

0.3% (5,072)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Durham:

58.8% (27,355)
North Carolina:

67.1% (1,207,478)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Durham:

1.3% (601)
North Carolina:

1.9% (33,395)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Durham:

16.0% (7,456)
North Carolina:

7.7% (138,843)
Local government workers - Females:
Durham:

5.8% (2,721)
North Carolina:

7.1% (128,657)
State government workers - Females:
Durham:

10.8% (5,023)
North Carolina:

9.2% (165,561)
Federal government workers - Females:
Durham:

3.2% (1,509)
North Carolina:

2.0% (36,612)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Durham:

3.9% (1,798)
North Carolina:

4.7% (84,535)
Unpaid family workers - Females:
Durham:

0.2% (98)
North Carolina:

0.3% (5,482)
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