Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC

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2022 Population
147,194
1.97% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.8
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
13.8%
5.85% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$68,414
10.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$275,000
18.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
67,622
3.35% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC had a population of 147k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $68,414. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC grew from 144,344 to 147,194, a 1.97% increase and its median household income grew from $61,922 to $68,414, a 10.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (40.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (34.7%), Other (Hispanic) (6.93%), White (Hispanic) (6.46%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.25%).

19.6% of the households in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

90.1% of the residents in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC are Elevate Salon Institute (494001) (53 degrees awarded in 2022), Watts School of Nursing (52 degrees), and Bull City Durham Beauty and Barber College (490948) (13 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC was $275,000, and the homeownership rate was 60.6%.

Most people in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC is home to a population of 147k people, from which 90.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 13.8% of Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (20.3k people).

In 2022, there were 1.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (59.4k people) in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 51.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 10.2k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC are Spanish (21,146 households), Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (1,171 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (579 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
75,587
Women
51.3%
71,622
Men
48.7%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 147,209 inhabitants, with 48.7% men, and 51.3% women.

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Citizenship

90.1%
2022 Citizenship
90.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 90.1% of Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC was 90.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    59.4k ± 1.82k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    51.1k ± 2.25k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    10.2k ± 1.29k
18%
Hispanic Population
26.5k people

In 2022, there were 1.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (59.4k people) in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 51.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 10.2k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

18% of the people in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC are hispanic (26.5k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    5,836 ± 1,838 people
  2. Honduras
    2,944 ± 1,319 people
  3. El Salvador
    1,248 ± 864 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 5,836 Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC residents, followed by Honduras with 2,944 and El Salvador with 1,248.

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Foreign-Born Population

13.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
20.3k people
13.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
19.1k people

As of 2022, 13.8% of Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC residents (20.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC was 13.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    21,146 households (15.3%)
  2. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    1,171 households (0.846%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    579 households (0.418%)

19.6% of the households in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC was Spanish. 15.3% of the households in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,905 ± 264
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,555 ± 401
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,495 ± 381

Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC employs 67.6k people. The largest industries in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,476 people), Construction (5,390 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,198 people), and the highest paying industries are Electronics stores ($208,116), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($134,748), and Software publishing ($120,177).

Males in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.22 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,624. The income inequality in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.469, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
34,231
Women
51.6%
32,146
Men
48.4%

The workforce of Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC in 2020 was 66,377 people, with 51.6% woman, and 48.4% men.

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Occupations

67.6k
2022 Value
3.35%
1 Year growth
± 3.35%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 3.35%, from 65.4k employees to 67.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC, are Registered nurses (1,991 people), Other managers (1,862 people), and Stockers and order fillers (1,521 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

67.6k
2022 Value
3.35%
1 Year growth
± 3.35%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 3.35%, from 65.4k employees to 67.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,476 people), Construction (5,390 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,198 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$43,935
Median earning men ± $2,371
$40,483
Median earning women ± $3,178

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($85,326), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($78,892), and Public Administration ($78,319).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,125), Public Administration ($58,870), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($53,258).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
3.04%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.86M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 3.04% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 49.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (48.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.881%).

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing the state of North Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Carolina

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Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Ted Budd
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing North Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC awarded 118 degrees. The student population of Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 26 male students and 241 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC are White (49 and 41.5%), followed by Black or African American (47 and 39.8%), Hispanic or Latino (10 and 8.47%), and Two or More Races (6 and 5.08%).

The largest universities in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Elevate Salon Institute (494001) (53 and 44.9%), Watts School of Nursing (52 and 44.1%), and Bull City Durham Beauty and Barber College (490948) (13 and 11%).

The most popular majors in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC are Registered Nursing (52 and 44.1%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (29 and 24.6%), and Other Cosmetology & Related Personal Grooming Arts (24 and 20.3%).

The median tuition cost in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC for private four year colleges is $20,556.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 267 students enrolled in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC, 9.74% men and 90.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 123 records, of which 92.7% were women and 7.32% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
48 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC was Registered Nursing with 48 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 53 degrees awarded
  2. 52 degrees awarded
  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Elevate Salon Institute (494001) with 53 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 20 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC, which is 0.204 times less than the 98 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 49 degrees mean that there were 1.04 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 47 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($20,556) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,262) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.33% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.565% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (28.6k), Bachelors Degree (26.4k), and Some college (21.1k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC was $275,000 in 2022, which is 0.976 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $232,000 to $275,000, a 18.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC is 60.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 24.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC is $68,414. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC was Wake County (Southwest)--Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $136,654, followed by Wake County (Northwest)--Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Union County (West)--Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $132,713 and $120,161.

Property

$275,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,678
$35,175
Median Property Taxes
±$1,573

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Rent vs Own

60.6%
Homeownership
2022
68.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 60.6% of the housing units in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 60.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC was Wake County (Southwest)--Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $136,654, followed by Wake County (Northwest)--Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Union County (West)--Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $132,713 and $120,161.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$68,414
Median Household Income
± $2,499
58k
Number of Households
± 2,226

In 2022, the median household income of the 58k households in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC grew to $68,414 from the previous year's value of $61,922.

The following chart displays the households in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.469
2022 Wage GINI in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC
0.471
2021 Wage GINI in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC

In 2022, the income inequality in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC was 0.469 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.458% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (68.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.4%)
  3. Carpooled (9.82%)

In 2022, 68.5% of workers in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.4%) and those who carpooled to work (9.82%).

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Commute Time

24.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC have a shorter commute time (24.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.02% of the workforce in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC (19.6k out of 141k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

86.2% of the population of Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 46.2% on employee plans, 15.3% on Medicaid, 11.4% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 1.54% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see 1399 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.427% decrease from the previous year (1405 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1710 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 363 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,399 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in North Carolina

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see an average of 1,399 patients per year. This represents a 0.427% decrease from the previous year (1,405 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in North Carolina in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.5% under 18 years, 22.7% between 18 and 34 years, 38.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.3% were men and 53.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.8%
Uninsured
46.2%
Employer Coverage
15.3%
Medicaid
11.4%
Medicare
11.7%
Non-Group
1.54%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Durham County (North)--Durham City (North) PUMA, NC declined by 5.2% from 14.5% to 13.8%.

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