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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 285,897 inhabitants.

The city was created 152 years ago in 1868.

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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 : 285,897 (2020)
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 : 12:55:02 (24th October 2021)
Density : 997 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 20.14% (2010-2020)

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Demographics

The population of Durham increased by 20.14% in 10 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
2020 285,897 2.41% estimation process

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

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Local Places in Durham

1 Town Hall Burger & Beer Durham
Rating: 4.5 (1265)

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2 Pompieri Pizza
Rating: 4.5 (916)

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3 Spanglish
Rating: 4.4 (188)

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4 CONVIVIO
Rating: 4.6 (87)

Address: 104 City Hall Plaza STE 100, Durham, NC 27701 ➦ Show Map

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5 Durham One Call
Rating: 2.5 (35)

Address: 101 City Hall Plaza, Durham, NC 27701 ➦ Show Map

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6 Durham Department of Water Management
Rating: 1.3 (26)

Address: 101 City Hall Plaza, Durham, NC 27701 ➦ Show Map

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7 Durham County Inspections Department
Rating: 3.5 (15)

Address: 101 City Hall Plaza, Durham, NC 27701 ➦ Show Map

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8 Durham City/County Planning
Rating: 2.2 (11)

Address: 101 City Hall Plaza, Durham, NC 27701 ➦ Show Map

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9 Durham City Council
Rating: 2.1 (9)

Address: 101 City Hall Plaza, Durham, NC 27701 ➦ Show Map

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Durham City Council
10 City of Durham Government
Rating: 4.3 (6)

Address: 101 City Hall Plaza, Durham, NC 27701 ➦ Show Map

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City of Durham Government

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.

  • Betty Davis (American singer) she was born in 26/07/1945
  • Ámbar Past (Mexican author) she was born in 01/01/1949
  • Kim Graham (former American athlete and Olympic gold medallist) she was born in 26/03/1971
  • Grady Tate (American jazz musician) he was born in 14/01/1932
  • Anita Morris (American actress, singer and dancer (1943-1994)) she was born in 14/03/1943
  • Rodney Rogers (American basketball player) he was born in 20/06/1971
  • John D. Loudermilk (American singer and songwriter) he was born in 31/03/1934
  • Benjamin Dean Meritt (American classical scholar) he was born in 31/03/1899
  • Matt Harrison (Major League Baseball pitcher) he was born in 16/09/1985
  • Howard T. Odum (American ecologist) he was born in 01/09/1924
  • Bull City Red (American Piedmont blues guitarist and singer) he was born in 19/02/1917
  • Brian Roberts (professional baseball player) he was born in 09/10/1977
  • Clyde McPhatter (American singer) he was born in 15/11/1932
  • David Aaron Baker (American actor) he was born in 14/08/1963
  • Nick McCrory (American politician) he was born in 09/08/1991
  • John Hart (American author with multiple books and awards) he was born in 01/01/1965
  • Bob Gantt (American basketball player) he was born in 22/06/1922
  • David Noel (American basketball player) he was born in 27/02/1984

Schools in Durham

College & universities near Durham, NC

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, NC

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

Post offices near Durham

Post Office Name City ZIP
Durham Post Office Durham (NC) 27701
East Durham Post Office Durham (NC) 27703
North Durham Post Office Durham (NC) 27704
West Durham Post Office Durham (NC) 27705
Shannon Plaza Post Office Durham (NC) 27707

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Distance to Other Cities

Durham distances to largest North Carolina cities