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Durham County, NC

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Durham County, NC
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatDurham, NC
  • Population267,587
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 285.9800
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 935.7000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010267,587246 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010935.70174 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201837.3%217 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)201813.7%577 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201322 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20193.4%1841 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016646.302908 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201618.5%2963 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20165.902614 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201840.3%2397 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20166296 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)20157.1%2854 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201818.9%1547 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$466,320,000.00284 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201193.621387 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201976.5%785 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20090.80184 of 197
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)201811227 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.271268 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2002$6,274,537.287 of 537
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$11,032,115,000.00148 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20102.8%733 of 2773
Attendance to Arts and Culture Events (County)20152,802,06624 of 109
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201241.7%203 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201827368 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201820370 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20103,558318 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)20193,755.942797 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$425,000,000.00288 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$8,694,000,000.00201 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$492,000,000.00232 of 2178
Population (County)2050543,000184 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$219,920.00771 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050461,000136 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205056,000151 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)20501,44554 of 2780
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