Durham, California Population 2022

5,898
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Durham is a city located in Butte County California. With a 2020 population of 5,898, it is the 601st largest city in California and the 5961st largest city in the United States. Durham is currently growing at a rate of 0.55% annually but its population has decreased by -5.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,255 in 2020. Spanning over 82 miles, Durham has a population density of 72 people per square mile.

The average household income in Durham is $103,156 with a poverty rate of 4.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,321 per month, and the median house value is $530,000. The median age in Durham is 42.3 years, 42.2 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Durham Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Durhamwas:

  • White: 88.38%
  • Two or more races: 3.50%
  • Black or African American: 3.26%
  • Asian: 2.86%
  • Other race: 2.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Durham, California is 5,898 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,255.

Durham, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Durham Population by Race

Durham Population Pyramid 2022

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Durham Median Age

46.2


Total

41.9


Male

50.4


Female

Durham Adults

There are 5,102 adults, (1,261 of whom are seniors) in Durham.

Durham Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Durham Sex Ratio

Female

2,994

47.87%

Male

3,261

52.13%

Durham Population by Age

Durham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Durham Household Types

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Durham Households and Families

3.26

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

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Durham Households by Type

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Durham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Durham Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.88%.

Durham Educational Attainment by Race

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$42,206

Average Earnings

$58,385

Average Male

$26,672

Average Female

Durham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Durham Language by Age

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Durham Language

92.65% of Durham residents speak only English, while 7.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.22% of the population.

Durham Language

Durham Poverty by Race

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4.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.40%

Male Poverty Rate

3.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Durham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Durham is Black, with 24.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Durham is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.04%.

Durham Poverty

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Durham Poverty Rate by Education

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Durham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Durham Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Durham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Durham Married by Age and Sex

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Durham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Durham Marital Status by Race

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Durham Marital Status

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407

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Durham Veterans by War

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Durham Veterans by Age

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Durham Veterans by Race

Durham Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Durham Veterans by Education

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57.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Durham Employment by Age

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Durham Employment by Race

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Durham Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.95%

Born in Durham

95.84%

Native Born

4.16%

Foreign Born

1.15%

Non Citizen

3.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.84% of Durham residents were born in the United States, with 77.95% having been born in California. 1.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Durham Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Durham Population by Year