Durham County, North Carolina

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

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 143 years ago in 1880.

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

Quick Facts about Durham County

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 : 06:16:47 (13th June 2024)
Density : 425 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 18.25% (2010-2020)
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.

Durham County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Durham County.

City Name Population Title
Durham 285,897 The third most populous city in North Carolina and the center of the Durham metropolitan area.

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, .

List

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 The fourteenth most populous city in the United States and the center of the Charlotte metropolitan area.
Guilford County 540,521 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Raleigh 474,414 The capital of North Carolina, Raleigh is a major center for business, government, and education.
Forsyth County 383,843 County in North Carolina, United States of America
West Raleigh 338,759 A census-designated place located in Wake County, North Carolina.
Cumberland County 336,364 County in Maine, United States
Greensboro 297,878 The third most populous city in North Carolina and the center of the Greensboro metropolitan area.
Durham 285,897 The third most populous city in North Carolina and the center of the Durham metropolitan area.
Buncombe County 263,477 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 248,112 The fifth most populous city in 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