Durham County Population 2017

Durham County's estimated population is 306,212 with a growth rate of 1.88% 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
2016306,2125,6391.88%
2015300,5735,4571.85%
2014295,1166,6042.29%
2013288,5125,8362.06%
2012282,6766,0862.20%
2011276,5905,6282.08%
2010270,96289,12749.02%
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
White158,96251.91%
Black or African American116,21037.95%
Asian15,0984.93%
Two or More Races7,1592.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,7940.91%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3500.11%

Durham County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Durham County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Durham2284962630163452015.11%
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