In 2017, Durham County, NC had a population of 312k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $59,891. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Durham County, NC grew from 306,212 to 311,640, a 1.77% increase and its median household income grew from $53,832 to $59,891, a 11.3% increase.
The population of Durham County, NC is 42.4% White Alone, 35.4% Black or African American Alone, and 13.7% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Durham County, NC speak a non-English language, and 89.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Durham County, NC are Duke University (5,822 degrees awarded in 2016), North Carolina Central University (1,673 degrees), and Durham Technical Community College (959 degrees).
The median property value in Durham County, NC is $227,200, and the homeownership rate is 52.2%. Most people in Durham County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Durham County, NC is 2 cars per household.