Durham Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Durham Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
16,293

Age

Under 5 Years:
1.6%
5 - 17:
6.6%
18 - 24:
65.3%
25 - 34:
3.9%
35 - 54:
9.7%
55 - 64:
5.4%
Over 65 Years:
7.5%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
63.6%
63.6%
High School Graduates
97.9%
97.9%
College Graduated
75.0%
75.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Durham
$24,299
$24,299
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Durham
$81,995
$81,995
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
27.1%

Employment Industries in Durham

 
Education
26.2%
26.2%
Accommodation
15.0%
15.0%
Retail
13.7%
13.7%
Healthcare
8.4%
8.4%
Arts
5.8%
5.8%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.2%
5.2%
Finance
5.0%
5.0%
Other
4.2%
4.2%
Manufacturing
3.3%
3.3%
Administration
2.8%
2.8%
Wholesale
2.1%
2.1%
Information Technology
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
89.7%
89.7%
Black Or African American
0.8%
0.8%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
Asian
4.9%
4.9%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.7%
2.7%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
26.0%
26.0%
Italian
15.8%
15.8%
German
13.4%
13.4%
English
12.9%
12.9%
French Canadian
7.7%
7.7%
French
6.7%
6.7%
Polish
5.5%
5.5%
Scottish
3.8%
3.8%
European
3.5%
3.5%
Swedish
3.0%
3.0%
Portuguese
2.1%
2.1%
Greek
2.0%
2.0%
British
2.0%
2.0%
Russian
2.0%
2.0%
Norwegian
1.6%
1.6%
Dutch
1.5%
1.5%
Northern European
1.3%
1.3%
Scots-Irish
1.0%
1.0%
Lithuanian
0.9%
0.9%
Danish
0.7%
0.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
91.4%
91.4%
Chinese
2.0%
2.0%
Spanish
1.1%
1.1%
German/Yiddish
1.1%
1.1%
Langs. of India
0.5%
0.5%
French
0.5%
0.5%
African languages
0.4%
0.4%
West Germanic languages
0.4%
0.4%
Hungarian
0.4%
0.4%
Persian
0.3%
0.3%
Portuguese
0.3%
0.3%
Vietnamese
0.3%
0.3%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
Arabic
0.2%
0.2%
Pacific Island languages
0.2%
0.2%
Scandinavian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Italian
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Durham Residents:
7.3%