Durham County Population 2018

Durham County's estimated population is 311,640 with a growth rate of 1.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Durham County is the 6th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017311,6404,5501.48%
2016307,0905,9161.96%
2015301,1745,7121.93%
2014295,4626,5022.25%
2013288,9605,9642.11%
2012282,9966,1152.21%
2011276,8815,5542.05%
2010271,32789,49249.22%
1990181,83529,05019.01%
1980152,78520,10415.15%
1970132,68120,68618.47%
1960111,99510,35610.19%
1950101,63921,39526.66%
194080,24413,04819.42%
193067,19624,97759.16%
192042,2196,94319.68%
191035,2769,04334.47%
190026,2338,19245.41%
189018,0410.00%

Durham County Population Growth

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Durham County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White158,96251.01%
Black or African American116,21037.29%
Asian15,0984.84%
Two or More Races7,1592.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,7940.90%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3500.11%

Durham County Population Pyramid

0k5k10k15k Male Population0k5k10k15k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990