Durham Information

Durham Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Durham, NC

General Durham Information

State: North Carolina

County: Durham County

Close cities: Raleigh, NC, Durham, NC, Gorman, NC, Carrboro, NC, Hillsborough, NC, Morrisville, NC, Chapel Hill, NC

Durham Population (census data)
Total 217,847 (+13.3% since 2000)
Male 104,691 (48.1%)
Female 113,156 (51.9%)

Population Density: 2,302 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 86.1 (US Avg is 100)

Durham Elevation: 394 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1869

Land Area: 94.6 square miles

Median Household Income: $45,888

Zip Codes: 27701, 27713, 27715, 27717, 27705, 27707, 27703, 27702, 27706, 27722, 27704, 27711, 27710, 27712, 27708, and 27709.

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Durham Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (43.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (42.4%)
  • Hispanic (8.6%)
  • Other race (4.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.3%)
  • Chinese (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (8.1%)
  • German (7.2%)
  • Irish (5.7%)
  • United States (5.0%)
  • Italian (2.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.0%)
Foriegn Born: 22,544 people (10.3%)
  • Latin America (69.8%)
  • Asia (30.2%)

Local Durham Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Baltimore Orioles, Washington Nationals
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Washington Redskins
NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: University of North Carolina, Duke University

Durham School Information

High Schools
C E Jordan High (6806 Garrett Road, Durham, NC, 27707 - Durham Public Schools District)
Hillside High (3727 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC, 27707 - Durham Public Schools District)
J D Clement Early College High School (712 Cecil Street, Durham, NC, 27707 - Durham Public Schools District)
Josephine Dobbs Clement Early College High School (1801 Fayetteville StreetRobinson Science Building - NCCU, Durham, NC, 27707 - Durham Public Schools District)
Northern High (117 Tom Wilkinson Road, Durham, NC, 27712 - Durham Public Schools District)
Riverside High (3218 Rose Of Sharon Road, Durham, NC, 27712 - Durham Public Schools District)
Southern High (800 Clayton Road, Durham, NC, 27703 - Durham Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Brogden Middle (1001 Leon Street, Durham, NC, 27704 - Durham Public Schools District)
Chewning Middle (5001 Red Mill Road, Durham, NC, 27704 - Durham Public Schools District)
George L Carrington Middle (227 Milton Road, Durham, NC, 27712 - Durham Public Schools District)
James E Shepard Middle (2401 Dakota Street, Durham, NC, 27707 - Durham Public Schools District)
Lowe's Grove Middle (4418 South Alston Avenue, Durham, NC, 27713 - Durham Public Schools District)
Middle College High School @ Dtcc (1637 Lawson Street, Durham, NC, 27703 - Durham Public Schools District)
Neal Middle (201 Baptist Road, Durham, NC, 27704 - Durham Public Schools District)
Rogers-Herr Middle (911 Cornwallis Road, Durham, NC, 27707 - Durham Public Schools District)
Sherwood Githens Middle (4800 Chapel Hill Road, Durham, NC, 27707 - Durham Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Bethesda Elementary (2009 South Miami Boulevard, Durham, NC, 27703 - Durham Public Schools District)
Burton Elementary (1500 Mathison Avenue, Durham, NC, 27701 - Durham Public Schools District)
C C Spaulding Elementary (1531 South Roxboro Road, Durham, NC, 27707 - Durham Public Schools District)
Club Boulevard Elementary (400 W Club Boulevard, Durham, NC, 27704 - Durham Public Schools District)
Creekside Elementary (5321 Ephesus Church Road, Durham, NC, 27707 - Durham Public Schools District)
E K Powe Elementary (913 9th Street, Durham, NC, 27705 - Durham Public Schools District)
Easley Elementary (302 Lebanon Circle, Durham, NC, 27712 - Durham Public Schools District)
Eastway Elementary (610 North Alston Avenue, Durham, NC, 27701 - Durham Public Schools District)
Eno Valley Elementary (117 Milton Road, Durham, NC, 27712 - Durham Public Schools District)
Fayetteville Street Elementary (2905 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC, 27707 - Durham Public Schools District)
Forest View Elementary (3007 Mount Sinai Road, Durham, NC, 27705 - Durham Public Schools District)
George Watts Elementary (700 Watts Street, Durham, NC, 27701 - Durham Public Schools District)
Glenn Elementary (2415 E Geer Street, Durham, NC, 27704 - Durham Public Schools District)
Hillandale Elementary (2730 Hillandale Road, Durham, NC, 27705 - Durham Public Schools District)
Holt Elementary (4019 Holt School Road, Durham, NC, 27704 - Durham Public Schools District)
Hope Valley Elementary (3005 Dixon Road, Durham, NC, 27707 - Durham Public Schools District)
Lakewood Elementary (2520 Vesson Avenue, Durham, NC, 27707 - Durham Public Schools District)
Little River Elementary (2315 Snow Hill Road, Durham, NC, 27712 - Durham Public Schools District)
Merrick-Moore Elementary (2325 Cheek Road, Durham, NC, 27704 - Durham Public Schools District)
Oak Grove Elementary (3810 Wake Forest Road, Durham, NC, 27703 - Durham Public Schools District)
Parkwood Elementary (5207 Revere Road, Durham, NC, 27713 - Durham Public Schools District)
Pearsontown Elementary (4915 Barbee Road, Durham, NC, 27713 - Durham Public Schools District)
R N Harris Elementary (1520 Cooper Street, Durham, NC, 27703 - Durham Public Schools District)
Southwest Elementary (2320 Cook Road, Durham, NC, 27713 - Durham Public Schools District)
W G Pearson Elementary (600 E Umstead Street, Durham, NC, 27701 - Durham Public Schools District)
Y E Smith Elementary (2410 E Main Street, Durham, NC, 27703 - Durham Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Carter Community Charter (1305 West Club Boulevard, Durham, NC, 27705 - Carter Community Charter District)
Central Park School For Child (724 Foster Street, Durham, NC, 27701 - Central Park School For Child District)
Dps Hospital School (Dumc Room 3605, Durham, NC, 27710 - Durham Public Schools District)
Durham School Of The Arts (400 North Duke Street, Durham, NC, 27701 - Durham Public Schools District)
Healthy Start Academy (807 West Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC, 27701 - Healthy Start Academy District)
Kestrel Heights School (2119 Chapel Hill Road, Durham, NC, 27707 - Kestrel Heights School District)
Lakeview School (3507 Dearborn Drive, Durham, NC, 27704 - Durham Public Schools District)
Maureen Joy Charter (1955 W Cornwallis Road, Durham, NC, 27705 - Maureen Joy Charter District)
Morehead Montessori (909 Cobb Street, Durham, NC, 27707 - Durham Public Schools District)
NC School Of Science And Math (1219 Broad Street, Durham, NC, 27715 - NC School Of Science And Math District)
Omuteko Gwamaziima (910 Cook Road, Durham, NC, 27713 - Omuteko Gwamaziima District)
Research Triangle Charter (2418 Ellis Road, Durham, NC, 27703 - Research Triangle Charter District)

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