Durham County, NC has a population of 306,212 people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $53,832. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Durham County, NC grew from 300,952 to 306,212, a 1.75% increase and its median household income grew from $53,495 to $53,832, a 0.63% increase.
The population of Durham County, NC is 42.2% White, 36.5% Black, and 13.4% Hispanic. 19.3% of the people in Durham County, NC speak a non-English language, and 90.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Durham County, NC are Duke University, with 5,624 graduates, North Carolina Central University, with 1,643 graduates, and Durham Technical Community College, with 1,046 graduates.
The median property value in Durham County, NC is $194,800, and the homeownership rate is 52.6%. Most people in Durham County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Durham County, NC is 2 cars per household.
Durham County, NC is the 6th most populated county in North Carolina and borders Chatham County, NC; Granville County, NC; Orange County, NC; Person County, NC; and Wake County, NC.