Durham Durham County, North Carolina

Durham: County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States

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Location of Durham on North Carolina map.

About

Durham is a city located in the county of Durham in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 228,330 and a population density of 797 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 278,993 inhabitants.

The city was created 152 years ago in 1868.

Geography

Durham is located at 35°59'39"N 78°53'55"W (35.9940300, -78.8986200).

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Durham Quick Facts

Population : 278,993 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Durham County
Twitter username : CityofDurhamNC
Postal code : 27701–27713, 27722, 27715, 27717, 27701, 27713, 27708, 27712, 27702, 27703, 27707, 27711, 27704, 27705, 27709-4528, 27710, 27706, 27709
Phone Area Codes : 919
Area : 286.66 km2
Official name : Durham
Named for : Bartlett S. Durham
Official language : English
Altitude : 404 feet / 123 meters
Capital city : Durham is capital of Durham County
Establishment : January 01, 1869 (152 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone, UTC−05:00, UTC−04:00
Local time : 21:56:25 (4th August 2021)
Density : 973 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 18.16% (2010-2019)

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Demographics

The population of Durham increased by 18.16% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1890 5,485 - demographic balance
1900 6,679 17.88% demographic balance
1910 18,241 63.38% demographic balance
2010 228,330 92.01% census
2011 235,341 2.98% estimation process
2012 241,117 2.4% estimation process
2013 246,992 2.38% estimation process
2014 253,290 2.49% estimation process
2015 258,647 2.07% estimation process
2016 265,499 2.58% estimation process
2017 269,844 1.61% estimation process
2018 274,557 1.72% estimation process
2019 278,993 1.59% estimation process

Durham zip code is 27701. County name: Durham, County fips: 37063

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People born in Durham (197)

People born in Durham, including computer scientist Fred Brooks, actress Phoebe Dollar, basketball player Wendy Palmer, you can see a list of people who born in Durham.

Schools

College & universities near Durham

Code Name City ZIP
490948 Bull City Durham Beauty and Barber College Durham (NC) 27701
199157 North Carolina Central University Durham (NC) 27707
198455 Durham Technical Community College Durham (NC) 27703-5023
198419 Duke University Durham (NC) 27708
199883 Watts School of Nursing Durham (NC) 27705-2505

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Durham

Code Name Address Type
DNC Durham 400 W. Chapel Hill Street RAIL
CYN Cary 211 North Academy Street RAIL
NSF North Carolina State Fair station 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd. RAIL
RGH Raleigh Union Station 320 West Cabarrus Street RAIL
BNC Burlington 101 North Main Street RAIL

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in Durham County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Durham County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Gorman 1,011
Rougemont 978

Distance to Other Cities

Durham distances to largest North Carolina cities

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