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Durham County, North Carolina

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Durham County, North Carolina
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
332,680
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
324,849
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
2.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 324,833
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 267,587
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
14.8%
Female persons, percent
52.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
54.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
35.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.0%
Asian alone, percent(a)
6.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
13.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
43.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 14,155
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 14.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 152,518
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 55.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $311,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,647
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $561
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,301
Building permits, 2022 4,644
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 135,469
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.29
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 82.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 18.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 96.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 91.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 90.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 51.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 6.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 67.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 65.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,061,220
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,835,123
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 291,476
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,117,615
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $13,178
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 22.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $74,927
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $43,945
Persons in poverty, percent
11.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 7,914
Total employment, 2021 202,119
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 16,518,598
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -1.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 26,578
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,908
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,178
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,161
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,051
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,857
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 369
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,435
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,133.7
Population per square mile, 2010 935.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 286.53
Land area in square miles, 2010 285.98
FIPS Code 37063
Value Notes

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The vintage year (e.g., V2023) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2023). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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