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Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area


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2022 population: 664,310   ( 159,953 from 2010)
Land area: 2290.1 square miles
Population density: 290.1 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:366,759 55.21% 31.5%
Black:168,05125.30% 24.6%
Indian:2,1710.33% 43.6%
Asian:34,5265.20% 55.7%
2+ races:15,0162.26% 70.6%
Hispanic:77,78711.71% 36.7%
Total non-White:297,55144.79% 32.0%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:15,773 12.1
Deaths:12,8499.9
Net Migration: 8,5276.6
Net Immigration: 4,3283.3
Change in White population:87,852 17.4
Change in Non-White pop.:72,101 14.3




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
504,357
278,90755.30%
134,85326.74%
1,5120.30%
22,1744.40%
8,8001.74%
56,91511.28%
225,45044.70%

2000
426,493
256,62660.17%
122,06428.62%
1,2920.30%
12,5902.95%
5,4181.27%
27,8016.52%
169,86739.83%

1990
344,625
233,59767.78%
100,06729.04%
1,1690.34%
5,8421.70%
n/a
3,9501.15%
111,02832.22%

1980
292,419
200,83668.68%
86,19929.48%
6420.22%
1,9290.66%
n/a
2,6810.92%
91,58331.32%

1970
245,856
173,07270.40%
70,38428.63%
3590.15%
4630.19%
n/a
1,3600.55%
72,784 29.60%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
61,039 14.3
30,7037.2
23,8265.6
25,5916.0
22,281 5.2
55,583 13.0
1990's
NumberRate
53,012 15.4
29,6888.6
25,5647.4
7,4262.2
23,029 6.7
58,839 17.1
1980's
NumberRate
43,207 14.8
24,548 8.4
35,608 12.2
n/a
32,761 11.2
19,445 6.6
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
25,927 10.5
n/a
27,764 11.3
18,799 7.6

Age, Family & Household Data for Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
38.5
128,550 19.4%
535,760 80.6%
104,780 15.8%
259,778
2.37
157,008 60.4%
116,404 74.1%
15,223 9.7%
102,770 39.6%

2010
NumberPercent
35.1
111,245 22.1%
393,112 77.9%
56,630 11.2%
202,476
2.39
123,065 60.8%
88,653 72.0%
15,039 12.2%
79,411 39.2%

2000
NumberPercent
33.3
94,537 22.2%
331,956 77.8%
44,033 10.3%
168,752
2.40
105,213 62.3%
77,815 74.0%
12,641 12.0%
63,539 37.7%

1990
NumberPercent
31.8
75,414 21.9%
269,211 78.1%
37,259 10.8%
135,413
2.41
87,802 64.8%
67,895 77.3%
9,291 10.6%
47,611 35.2%

1980
NumberPercent
28.7
71,977 24.6%
220,442 75.4%
28,624 9.8%
104,821
2.62
73,207 69.8%
58,262 79.6%
7,332 10.0%
31,614 30.2%

2022 Housing Data for Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units283,637 
Median Value$319,207 
Occupied259,77891.6%
Vacant23,8598.4%
Owned164,79763.4%
Rented94,98136.6%
Median Rent$1,202 
Single-Family Units194,10468.4%
    Detached174,81161.6%
    Attached19,2936.8%
Buldings with 5+ Units56,15019.8%
Mobile Homes18,8396.6%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00012,2114.7%
$10,000 to $14,9998,6583.3%
$15,000 to $19,9998,5963.3%
$20,000 to $24,9999,1673.5%
$25,000 to $29,9999,4313.6%
$30,000 to $34,9999,5083.7%
$35,000 to $39,99910,1223.9%
$40,000 to $44,9998,5213.3%
$45,000 to $49,9999,3933.6%
$50,000 to $59,99918,6467.2%
$60,000 to $74,99924,1029.3%
$75,000 to $99,99932,72212.6%
$100,000 to $124,99926,01410.0%
$125,000 to $149,99917,6576.8%
$150,000 to $199,99922,0298.5%
$200,000 or more33,00112.7%
Median Household Income76,910 
Per Capita Income44,782 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.96 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI9,4773.6%
Public Assistance4,4731.7%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps26,05610.0%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed272,65571.2%
Unemployed11,8133.1%
In Armed Forces5330.1%
Total Labor Force285,00174.4%
Not in Labor Force97,82925.6%
Real Unemployment Rate 28.6%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector105,40192,74553.2%
Non-Profit15,26825,53337.4%
Self-Employed16,72810,46661.5%
Local Government7,24111,16139.3%
State Government12,78920,28838.7%
Federal Government3,3683,70647.6%
Total Private + Self122,129103,21154.2%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.38,66660,68838.9%
Total160,795163,89949.5%
Pct. Govt.18.0%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts61,10018.8%
Sales and Office Occupations53,82316.6%
Professional, Technical109,62033.7%
Service Occupations48,61415.0%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing8310.3%
All others51,91216.0%
White Collar 69.1%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance54,691291.9%
Educational services52,625280.9%
Professional, scientific, technical36,732196.1%
Retail trade27,665147.7%
Manufacturing26,430141.1%
Accommodation and food services21,385114.1%
Construction19,746105.4%
Other services14,21775.9%
Finance and insurance13,34171.2%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.12,70967.8%
Public administration12,19865.1%
Transportation and warehousing7,59940.6%
Information5,73130.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing5,08127.1%
Arts, entertainment, recreation5,04826.9%
Wholesale trade5,02226.8%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2,26312.1%
Utilities2,15811.5%
Management2551.4%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1730.9%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican38,6395.96%
Puerto Rican4,6860.72%
Cuban1,9020.29%
Dominican7580.12%
Total Central American18,7472.89%
Costa Rican4940.08%
Guatemalan3,5410.55%
Honduran8,4191.30%
Nicaraguan3620.06%
Panamanian1800.03%
Salvadoran5,7210.88%
Other Central American300.00%
Total South American5,0790.78%
Argentinean6910.11%
Bolivian570.01%
Chilean3410.05%
Colombian2,3110.36%
Ecuadorian4230.07%
Paraguayan370.01%
Peruvian3600.06%
Uruguayan900.01%
Venezuelan7690.12%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic4,6830.72%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Chinese8,5271.32%
Indian7,5301.16%
Korean2,6660.41%
Filipino2,3740.37%
Vietnamese1,7450.27%
Japanese1,2160.19%
Burmese8610.13%
Taiwanese6670.10%
Thai3840.06%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English516,92084.2%
Spanish59,2879.7%
Other Indo-European8,5311.4%
Chinese7,5401.2%
Other Asian4,9560.8%
Other3,9710.6%
French, Haitian, Cajun2,7400.4%
Arabic2,1030.3%
German, other Germanic1,8730.3%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English75,32811.6%
German58,3469.0%
Irish52,8798.2%
American34,5805.3%
Italian23,2013.6%
Scottish14,2122.2%
European12,5721.9%
Polish12,4581.9%
Scotch-Irish11,6461.8%
French10,9311.7%
British5,6090.9%
Swedish5,0140.8%
African4,8650.8%
Welsh4,4750.7%
Dutch4,4740.7%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen602,26392.9%
Not a citizen45,8037.1%
Native571,16388.1%
Foreign-born76,90311.9%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
20,012 4.5%22,482 5.0%84,100 18.8%103,968 23.3%111,206 24.9%104,557 23.4%
  Average years of education: 14.4
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 20,012 4.5%
9-12 Years 22,482 5.0%
H.S. Grad or GED 84,100 18.8%
Some College 103,968 23.3%
Bach. Degree 111,206 24.9%
Grad Degree 104,557 23.4%
Average years of education: 14.4

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 427,802 414,620 13,182 3.1%
1991 433,998 415,782 18,216 4.2%
1992 444,680 424,884 19,796 4.5%
1993 448,500 432,536 15,964 3.6%
1994 455,218 441,052 14,166 3.1%
1995 462,210 448,378 13,832 3.0%
1996 481,136 467,346 13,790 2.9%
1997 495,328 483,124 12,204 2.5%
1998 499,012 488,044 10,968 2.2%
1999 505,120 494,552 10,568 2.1%
2000 509,224 493,636 15,588 3.1%
2001 527,224 503,524 23,700 4.5%
2002 530,668 499,192 31,476 5.9%
2003 531,404 500,552 30,852 5.8%
2004 532,724 506,494 26,230 4.9%
2005 540,084 514,368 25,716 4.8%
2006 556,628 532,466 24,162 4.3%
2007 563,432 539,196 24,236 4.3%
2008 580,790 552,148 28,642 4.9%
2009 590,318 541,408 48,910 8.3%
2010 582,522 534,762 47,760 8.2%
2011 589,114 541,794 47,320 8.0%
2012 602,988 557,172 45,816 7.6%
2013 603,742 566,656 37,086 6.1%
2014 608,154 577,652 30,502 5.0%
2015 618,990 588,468 30,522 4.9%
2016 635,788 607,462 28,326 4.5%
2017 647,254 621,430 25,824 4.0%
2018 659,268 635,930 23,338 3.5%
2019 681,152 658,414 22,738 3.3%
2020 662,284 621,752 40,532 6.1%
2021 663,178 636,008 27,170 4.1%
2022 693,912 671,962 21,950 3.2%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com