Best Places to Live

Durham, NC

Population: 246,084
LIV
SCORE
644
Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau

One of the key communities in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina is Durham, where dozens of high-tech companies do business. Many companies are attracted to Durham because of Duke University, the city’s largest employer with 27,300 workers – IBM is next with 13,300. Also in Durham is a diverse arts and music culture.

See why Durham is a Top 100 Best Place to Live.

Durham, NC Ranking Data

Civic
51
Demographics
80
Economy
51
Education
73
Health
57
Housing
68
Infrastructure
56