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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Durhamwas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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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.