In 2020, Durham County, NC had a population of 318k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $62,812. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Durham County, NC grew from 311,848 to 317,665, a 1.87% increase and its median household income grew from $60,958 to $62,812, a 3.04% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Durham County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (42.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (36.5%), White (Hispanic) (9.11%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.89%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.33%).
None of the households in Durham County, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
90.9% of the residents in Durham County, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Durham County, NC are Duke University (6,654 degrees awarded in 2021), Durham Technical Community College (1,825 degrees), and North Carolina Central University (1,616 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Durham County, NC was $241,800, and the homeownership rate was 55.4%.
Most people in Durham County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23 minutes. The average car ownership in Durham County, NC was 2 cars per household.