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Durham County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 286.0 square miles
Population Density 935.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 288,133
Population change 6.7%
Under 5 years of age 7.2%
Under 18 22.1%
65 and over 10.6%
Females 52%
White 53.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 13.5
Asian 4.8%
Two or more races 2.3%
Black or African American 38.7%
Native American 1%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 87%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 45.1%
Veterans 15,057
Households and Housing
Households 111,276
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 76.4%
Median household income $51,853
The per capita income $29,347
Live below the poverty line. 18.5%
housing units 125,001
Multi-unit structures 35%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $180,600
Residents owning their homes. 55%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 22,104
Women-owned firms 34%
Asian-owned firms 4.1%
Hispanic-owned firms 3.7%
Black-owned firms 24.6%
Native American-owned firms 0.3%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $3,135,341
Retail sales per capita $12,257
Manufacturers shipments $9,359,581
Merchant wholesaler sales $7,657,298