Durham Nc Population 2017

Durham Nc's estimated population is 228,330 according to the most recent United States census.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2015 there were 109,084 households in the city, with an average size of 2.35 people per household. The vacancy rate was 7.9%, with a median rent of $889/month. The median house size is 5.1 rooms, and has a value of $182,000.

Year Population Change
2015 257,636 12.80%
2010 228,330 22.10%
2000 187,035 36.90%
1990 136,611 35.10%
1980 101,149 6.00%
1970 95,438 21.90%
1960 78,302 9.80%
1950 71,311 18.50%
1940 60,195 15.70%
1930 52,037 139.60%
1920 21,719 19.10%
1910 18,241 173.10%
1900 6,679 21.80%
1890 5,485 0.00%

Durham Nc Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White 112,290 46.77%
Black or African American 96,419 40.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native 998 0.42%
Asian 11,372 4.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 114 0.05%
Some Other Race 11,600 4.83%
Two or More Races 7,314 3.05%

Population Pyramid

Durham Nc Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Total Housing Units 109,084
Owner-Occupied Units 49,434
Renter-Occupied Units 51,079
Median Home Value $182,000
Median Rent $889
Vacancy Rate 7.9%
Houses With Mortgage 38,417
Houses Without Mortgage 11,017
Median Number of Rooms (per House) 5.1

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Durham Nc for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.8% and the labor force participation rate is 69%.

Durham Nc Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size 2.35
Average Family Size 3.03
Married Couple Families 36,302
Male Householder (no wife) Families 4,489
Female Householder (no husband) Families 15,980
Non Family Households
Unmarried Martner Households (Opposite Sex) 5.9%
Unmarried Martner Households (Same Sex) 0.6%