Durham, NH Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Durham, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Durham Census Designated Place had a population of 10,892 as of July 1, 2016. Durham ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Hampshire. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Durham is located at latitude 43.1401 and longitude -70.9225 in Strafford County. The formal boundaries for the Durham Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Strafford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Durham Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378059) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Durham Census Designated Place is located within Town of Durham, a minor civil division (MCD) of Strafford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Durham population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Durham: Oyster River.


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Durham Census Designated Place, NH Boundary Map



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Durham, NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 10,892
Population in Households 4,333
Population in Familes 2,080
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,559
Population Density1 4,040
Diversity Index2 20
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,827
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 738
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,892 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 786 (41.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,042 (55.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $318,707
Average Home Value $337,754
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,830
Average Household Income $74,683
Per Capita Income $20,702
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.83% 0.47%
Households 1.46% 1.2%
Families 2.25% 1.22%
Median Household Income   -1.13%
Per Capita Income   0.81%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Durham, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Durham to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 15 86th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 14 87th
Median Household Income # 85 13th
Per Capita Income # 94 4th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Hampshire Census Data Comparison Tool.