Selling Your Home in Durham?
Populations in 2013: 245,475 (100% urban, 0% rural)
Population change since 2000: +31.2%
Males: 114,981 (46.8%)
Females: 130,494 (53.2%)
Median resident age: 32.1 years
North Carolina median age: 45.5 years
Zip codes: 27503, 27701, 27703, 27704, 27705, 27709, 27712
Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,332 (it was $41,160 in 2000)
North Carolina: $45,150
Durham Bulls Athletic Park
Catch a game of baseball at the popular ballpark in downtown Durham, and be sure to stay for the fireworks. The 1988 film Bull Durham depicts the stadium and the Durham Bulls baseball team.
Bright Leaf Historic District
Durham’s agricultural heritage is proudly displayed in the historic industrial buildings downtown, which have been revitalized and transformed into a thriving commercial hub known as Brightleaf Square.
Durham Top Picks
Places To Eat
Historic downtown buildings along US-70 host contemporary dining experiences such as Tijuana Flats, Blue Corn Cafe, and Cosmic Cantina.
Durham Public Schools
North Carolina’s eighth largest school district operates 46 public schools in Durham that emphasize lifelong learning and student achievement. The North Carolina School of Math and Science (NCSSM), is the first school of its kind. A state-supported residential high school for students who excel in those two fields, NCSSM is composed of students from across the state. The Durham School of the Arts is another unique option. This magnet school for grades 6-12 offers rigorous academics as well as specialized training in the visual and performing arts, in the heart of Downtown Durham.
Things To See
Festival for the Eno
Live bands, food trucks, crafts displays, and other activities showcase regional talent at the Eno River community celebration in Durham.