Durham, California Population 2024

6,337

Durham is a city located in Butte County California. Durham has a 2024 population of 6,337. Durham is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 1.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,255 in 2020.

The average household income in Durham is $140,150 with a poverty rate of 5.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Durham is 49.6 years, 46.5 years for males, and 50.7 years for females.

Durham Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Durham was:

  • White: 81.41%
  • Other race: 8.03%
  • Black or African American: 4.31%
  • Two or more races: 3.83%
  • Asian: 1.97%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
81.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
77.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.31% (82)
The current population of Durham, California is 6,337 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 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,15981.41%
Other race5098.03%
Black or African American2734.31%
Two or more races2433.83%
Asian1251.97%
Native American280.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Durham Population by Race

Durham Population Pyramid 2024

Durham Median Age

49.6

Total

46.5

Male

50.7

Female

Durham Adults

There are 5,286 adults, (1,364 of whom are seniors) in Durham.

Durham Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Durham Sex Ratio

Female2,93446.3%
Male3,40353.7%

Durham Population by Age

Durham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1102.9875.124.9
Married1,4633.3485.414.6
Non Family4241.2847.952.1
Male1353.1952.647.4
Female885.0669.330.7
showing: 5 rows

3.1

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Durham Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Durham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Durham Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 47.87%.

Durham Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$56,396

Average Earnings

$72,398

Average Male

$29,096

Average Female

Durham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Durham Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Durham Language

87.5% of Durham residents speak only English, while 12.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.76% of the population.

Durham Language

Durham Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,0772254.43%
Black2737728.21%
Hispanic662375.59%
Other503346.76%
Multiple243208.23%
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5.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.39%

Male Poverty Rate

6.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Durham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Durham is Black, with 28.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Durham is White, with 4.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 11.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.99%.

Durham Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.24%
High School10.02%
Some College8.31%
Bachelors or Greater1.72%
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Durham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.54%
Male Employed0.77%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Durham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Durham Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Durham Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Durham Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Durham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Durham Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Durham Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

517

Number of Veterans

517

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Durham Veterans by War

count

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Durham Veterans by Age

count

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Durham Veterans by Race

Durham Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Durham Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Durham Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Durham Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Durham Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.11%

Born in Durham

94.81%

Native Born

5.19%

Foreign Born

2.86%

Non Citizen

2.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.81% of Durham residents were born in the United States, with 78.11% having been born in California. 2.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Durham Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,337
20236,337
20226,3373485.81%
20215,989-266-4.25%
20206,2552684.48%
20195,9871242.11%
20185,863440.76%
20175,8191592.81%
20165,660230.41%
20155,637-106-1.85%
20145,7431262.24%
20135,617-128-2.23%
20125,745-84-1.44%
20115,8293115.64%
20105,518
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Durham Population by Year