Durham, Connecticut Population 2021

7,113
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Durham is a city located in Middlesex County Connecticut. Durham has a 2020 population of 7,113. Durham is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -3.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,380 in 2010. Durham reached it's highest population of 7,392 in 2011.

The average household income in Durham is $148,663 with a poverty rate of 2.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,358 per month, and the median house value is $309,700. The median age in Durham is 47.1 years, 46.7 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.

Durham Demographics

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

  • White: 97.66%
  • Asian: 1.55%
  • Two or more races: 0.61%
  • Black or African American: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Durham, Connecticut is 7,113 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,191.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,380.

Durham, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,05297.66%
Asian1121.55%
Two or More Races440.61%
Black or African American130.18%
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Durham Population by Race

Durham Population Pyramid $2021

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Durham Median Age

47.1


Total

46.7


Male

47.6


Female

Durham Adults

There are 5,788 adults, (1,500 of whom are seniors) in Durham.

Durham Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Durham Sex Ratio

Female

3,668

50.80%

Male

3,553

49.20%

Durham Population by Age

Durham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Durham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married99.1%0.9%
All94.5%5.5%
Male88.7%11.3%
Non Family87.7%12.3%
Female74.2%25.8%

94.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Durham Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7682.5894.5
Married1,8012.8899.1
Non Family7011.3387.7
Male1423.3188.7
Female1244.5674.2

2.96

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Durham Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1272.35%
9th to 12th Grade821.52%
High School Graduate1,27423.58%
Some College86816.07%
Associates Degree3877.16%
Bachelors Degree1,51828.10%
Graduate Degree1,14721.23%
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Durham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Durham Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,2055,0912,588
Asian1122121
Hispanic565656
2+ Races2424
Black62

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Durham Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$66,250$76,753$58,683
Less Than 9th Grade$41,314$43,917$
High School Graduate$54,075$54,983$36,433
Some College$50,667$55,852$44,453
Bachelors Degree$80,938$91,414$71,927
Graduate Degree$87,282$91,488$86,290

$66,250

Average Earnings

$76,753

Average Male

$58,683

Average Female

Durham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Durham Language by Age

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Durham Language

94.30% of Durham residents speak only English, while 5.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.15% of the population.

Durham Language

Durham Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,9251842.66%
Black22100.00%

2.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.76%

Male Poverty Rate

3.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Durham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Durham is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Durham is White, with 2.66% 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 1.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.63%.

Durham Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.55%
High School6.40%
Bachelors or Greater1.95%
Some College1.60%

Durham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed0.82%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Durham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Durham Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$119,905$148,663
Families$129,156$167,533
Married Families$134,627-
Non Families$56,753$86,288
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Income by Household Type

Durham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.9%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Durham Marital Status by Race

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Durham Marital Status

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319

Number of Veterans

319

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam119
First Gulf War47
World War II28
Korea24
Second Gulf War

Durham Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+129
65 to 7495
55 to 6488
35 to 547
18 to 34

Durham Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3175.61%
Black233.33%

Durham Veterans by Race

Durham Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Durham Veterans by Education

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67.2%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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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81.40%

Born in Durham

96.95%

Native Born

3.05%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

2.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.95% of Durham residents were born in the United States, with 81.40% having been born in Connecticut. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Durham Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,113-26-0.36%
20207,139-26-0.36%
20197,165-26-0.36%
20187,191-21-0.29%
20177,212-16-0.22%
20167,228-48-0.66%
20157,276-51-0.70%
20147,327-20-0.27%
20137,347-15-0.20%
20127,362-30-0.41%
20117,392120.16%
20107,3800.00%

Durham Population by Year