City of Durham, NC
Durham is located in Durham County in North Carolina. The median income is $48,241 and the median home value is $179,500. The unemployment rate is 9.26% compared to the 6.1% unemployment rate for the United States (as of August 2014). Workers commute an average of 21.1 minutes to work each day. The population is 45% White, 40% Black, 5% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 9% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Durham, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Durham has a Walk Score® of 28.
Median Household Income$48,241
Median Home Price$179,500
The Durham Bulls baseball team and the frequent Final Four-making Duke basketball team woo sports fan to the area. Galleries aplenty, the historic Brightleaf Square and Ninth Street shopping districts, The Streets at Southpoint luxury shopping center, and the family-friendly Museum of Life and Science make Durham worth visiting. Outdoor Living
SchoolsIn Durham, North Carolina
The quality of a school district if often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Durham rates.
BusinessIn Durham, North Carolina
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work, often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Durham.
HealthIn Durham, North Carolina
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Durham.