CITY LANDING: About Durham

Learn more about the city of Durham by reading about the specific demographics and lifestyle that is unique to this city area. This includes local information such as age ranges, population, income, households, schools, search tips, restaurants, shopping, local flavor and more. Knowing the area of Durham will be essential if you are going to consider renting in Durham. You can also view apartments for rent in Durham, NC by clicking the link and search box below.

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Durham Demographic Information

  • Age Ranges  
    0-9: 13.71%
    10-17: 9.18%
    18-29: 24.60%
    30-39: 17.77%
    40-49: 13.93%
    50-64: 11.46%
    65 & Over: 9.35%
  • Population  
    Land Area: 94.63 sq mi
    Total Population: 231,225
    Population Density Ranking (National): 54th percentile
    Population Density Ranking (State): 82nd percentile
    Population Growth Rate: 0
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (National): 82nd percentile
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (State): 72nd percentile
  • Income  
    Median Income: $42,424
    Average Income Households W/ Children: $58,961
    Median Income Ranking (National): 53rd percentile
    Median Income Ranking (State): 68th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (National): 60th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (State): 74th percentile
  • Households  
    Married: 39th percentile
    Single: 61st percentile
    Married With Children: 18th percentile
    Married With No Children: 21st percentile
    Single With Children: 11th percentile
    Single With No Children: 49th percentile
  • Schools  
    School District Name: DURHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS
    Student/Teacher Ratio: 15.55 : 1

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