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Durham County, North Carolina

200 E Main St
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 560-0000
Fax: (919) 560-0020
www.co.durham.nc.us

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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