Durham County

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Durham County, North Carolina

200 E Main St
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 560-0000
Fax: (919) 560-0020

In north-central NC, northwest of Raleigh; organized Feb 28, 1881 from Orange and Wake counties. Name Origin: For the city of Durham, the county seat

Area (sq mi):: 297.79 (land 290.32; water 7.47) Population per square mile: 835.60
Population 2005: 242,582 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 8.60%; 1990-2000 22.80% Population 2000: 223,314 (White 48.10%; Black or African American 39.50%; Hispanic or Latino 7.60%; Asian 3.30%; Other 6.30%). Foreign born: 10.90%. Median age: 32.20
Income 2000: per capita $23,156; median household $43,337; Population below poverty level: 13.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,677-$31,129
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 21.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Durham County seat (201,726)

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    Among those taking part are: About Time, a soul band from Egglescliffe School; Alto, a viola trio from Stockton; Steelworks, a steel band from Hall Garth School, Middlesbrough; Tees Valley Big Band; Tees Valley Brass; Tees Valley Flute Ensemble; Village Chamber Choir from Village Primary School, Thornaby; Yarm Preparatory School Recorder Group; Yarm Preparatory School String Orchestra; Yarm Preparatory School Wind Band; Durham County Youth Choir; Durham County Wind Ensemble; and Durham County Youth Big Band.
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    Members of Durham County Council's Cabinet will hear that all of the authority's public health contracts are currently being reviewed as a result of a proposed reduction in the public health grant.
    Durham County Council is urging residents, and visitors, to vote for their favourite park in a bid for the region to capture the title of Britain's best park in the Keep Britain Tidy awards.
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    Special praise goes to Jim Thompson and his management team who have lifted the prestigious Association of Northern Counties Youth Cup for the fifth successive season and to all teams who reached the finals of the 10 Durham County FA County Cup finals which were won.

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