In 2018, Durham County, NC had a population of 317k people with a median age of 35.6 and a median household income of $58,073. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Durham County, NC grew from 311,640 to 316,739, a 1.64% increase and its median household income declined from $59,891 to $58,073, a -3.04% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Durham County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (42.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (35.2%), White (Hispanic) (9.89%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.96%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.87%). 0% of the households in Durham County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 90.9% of the residents in Durham County, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Durham County, NC are Duke University (6,528 degrees awarded in 2019), North Carolina Central University (1,730 degrees), and Durham Technical Community College (1,372 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Durham County, NC was $233,300, and the homeownership rate was 55.3%. Most people in Durham County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21 minutes. The average car ownership in Durham County, NC was 2 cars per household.