Durham County , North Carolina

Durham County: County in North Carolina, United States of America

Durham County locator map
Location of Durham County on North Carolina map.

About

Durham County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 267,587 and a population density of 347 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 327,306 inhabitants. Its county seat is Durham. The county was created 140 years ago in 1880.

2008-07-05 Durham County Courthouse image
2008-07-05 Durham County Courthouse
2008-07-05 Durham County Courthouse image

Geography

Durham County is located at 36°2'10"N 78°52'35"W (36.0360000, -78.8763200). It has 5 neighbors: Chatham County, Granville County, Orange County, Person County and Wake County.

Durham County map

The largest city of Durham County is Durham with a population of 285,897. . See all Durham County cities & populated places.

Weather

Durham County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 1 to 5 mph. more

Durham County Quick Facts

Population : 327,306 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : County Durham
Twitter username : durhamcounty
Area : 771 km2
Water as percent of area : 4%
Land as percent of area : 96%
Named for : Bartlett S. Durham
Capital : Durham
Establishment : January 01, 1881
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:13:42 (25th September 2021)
Density : 425 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 18.25% (2010-2020)
Weather : 77℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Durham County has 5 neighbours.

  • Durham

Demographics

The population of Durham County increased by 18.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 267,587 - census
2011 276,563 3.25% estimation process
2012 282,659 2.16% estimation process
2013 288,723 2.1% estimation process
2014 295,137 2.17% estimation process
2015 300,793 1.88% estimation process
2016 307,826 2.28% estimation process
2017 312,153 1.39% estimation process
2018 316,979 1.52% estimation process
2019 321,488 1.4% estimation process
2020 327,306 1.78% estimation process

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People born in Durham County (3)

People born in Durham County, including racing driver Scott Riggs, North Carolina politician William Woods Holden, Nigerian-actor Tomike Ogugua, you can see a list of people who born in Durham County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Durham County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Durham 285,897 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States

North Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Wake County 1,132,271 County in North Carolina, United States
Mecklenburg County 1,128,945 County in North Carolina, United States
Charlotte 900,350 City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Guilford County 540,521 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Raleigh 474,414 Capital of North Carolina
Forsyth County 383,843 County in North Carolina, United States of America
West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
Cumberland County 336,364 County in Maine, United States
Greensboro 297,878 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 285,897 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
Buncombe County 263,477 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 248,112 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 244,562 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 236,613 County in North Carolina, United States
Gaston County 226,568 County in North Carolina, United States
Cabarrus County 221,479 County in North Carolina, United States