Durham County

  1. Durham County Legal Resources
  2. Durham County Statistics
  3. Durham County Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Durham County Employment Information
  5. Durham County Family Information
  6. Durham County Education Information
  7. Durham County Business Information
  8. Durham County Public Benefits Information
  9. Durham County Criminal Information
  10. Durham County Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Durham County Cities
  12. Durham County Zip Codes


Durham County Legal Resources

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Durham County Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 223,314
  • Births / Deaths / Infant Deaths (2004): 4,060 / 1,674 / 25
  • Land Area (2000): 751.919 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 19.359 square kilometers
  • Farm Area (2002): 26,000.000 acres (105.196 square kilometers)
  • Farms (2002): 238
  • Farms under 50 acres (2002): 58.40%
  • Farms over 500 acres (2002): 3.80%
  • Farm earnings (2005): $1,844,000
  • Gallons of water used per day (total / irrigation / public use) (2000): 38,000,000 / 3,000,000 / 30,000,000
  • Ground water as percent of water use (2000): 12.80%
  • Physicians (2004): 2,849
  • Community Hospitals (Beds) (2004): 3 (1,036)
  • Medicare Recipients (2005): 27,461
  • Federal Spending (2004): $2,714,319
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Durham County - Historical Places
Houses (2000): 95,452
Building Permits Issued (2006): 2,035
Valuation of Building Permits (2006): $338,522

Durham County Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 413,102 92.40%
 Rural, Farm 1,296 0.29%
 Rural, Non-farm 32,662 7.31%

Durham County Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Durham County Employment Information

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Durham County Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 102,622 99,844 2,778 2.71% 27
1991 103,480 99,823 3,657 3.53% 35
1992 105,747 101,361 4,386 4.15% 42
1993 106,343 102,534 3,809 3.58% 36
1994 107,357 104,048 3,308 3.08% 31
1995 108,191 104,888 3,304 3.05% 31
1996 112,556 109,304 3,252 2.89% 29
1997 116,132 113,222 2,910 2.51% 25
1998 117,643 115,055 2,588 2.20% 22
1999 118,989 116,484 2,505 2.11% 21
2000 122,130 118,511 3,619 2.96% 30
2001 125,945 120,381 5,564 4.42% 44
2002 128,146 120,629 7,517 5.87% 59
2003 126,908 119,811 7,097 5.59% 56
2004 128,392 122,615 5,778 4.50% 45
2005 130,721 125,027 5,695 4.36% 43
2006 134,918 129,668 5,250 3.89% 39
2007 135,047 129,957 5,090 3.77% 38
2008 136,417 129,879 6,538 4.79% 48
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 134,988 129,383 5,605 4.15% 42
Feb 2008 135,384 129,516 5,868 4.33% 43
Mar 2008 135,578 129,876 5,702 4.21% 42
Apr 2008 135,998 130,474 5,524 4.06% 41
May 2008 135,876 129,405 6,471 4.76% 48
Jun 2008 136,968 129,999 6,969 5.09% 51
Jul 2008 139,735 131,920 7,815 5.59% 56
Aug 2008 136,775 129,204 7,571 5.54% 55
Sep 2008 136,450 129,133 7,317 5.36% 54
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Durham County Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 14,412 12.32%
2. Educational Services 12,604 10.77%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 10,394 8.89%
4. Health Care 10,244 8.76%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 6,642 5.68%
6. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 5,960 5.09%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 5,148 4.40%
8. Public Administration 4,966 4.25%
9. Finance and Insurance 3,268 2.79%
10. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 2,830 2.42%
11. Repair and Maintenance 2,274 1.94%
12. Food and Beverage Stores 2,114 1.81%
13. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1,990 1.70%
14. Chemical Manufacturing 1,968 1.68%
15. Other Transportation 1,718 1.47%
16. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 1,608 1.37%
17. Truck Transportation 1,602 1.37%
18. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 1,584 1.35%
19. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 1,518 1.30%
20. Personal and Laundry Services 1,258 1.08%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 24,538 21.95%
2. Educational Services 19,186 17.17%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 9,674 8.66%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 6,090 5.45%
5. Finance and Insurance 5,774 5.17%
6. Social Assistance 4,612 4.13%
7. Public Administration 4,600 4.12%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 3,116 2.79%
9. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 3,114 2.79%
10. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 2,308 2.06%
11. Chemical Manufacturing 2,042 1.83%
12. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 1,980 1.77%
13. Personal and Laundry Services 1,902 1.70%
14. Department and Other General Stores 1,878 1.68%
15. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1,834 1.64%
16. Food and Beverage Stores 1,434 1.28%
17. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 1,316 1.18%
18. Construction 1,222 1.09%
19. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 1,068 0.96%
20. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 1,012 0.91%

Durham County Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Computer Specialists 7,046 6.02%
2. Other Management Occupations 6,118 5.23%
3. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 5,086 4.35%
4. Other Sales and Related Occupations 3,796 3.24%
5. Postsecondary Teachers 3,746 3.20%
6. Other Installation / Maintenance 3,660 3.13%
7. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 3,472 2.97%
8. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 3,278 2.80%
9. Life and Physical Scientists 3,232 2.76%
10. Other Production Occupations 3,148 2.69%
11. Physicians and Surgeons 3,078 2.63%
12. Construction Laborers 3,072 2.63%
13. Other Office and Admin Support 2,832 2.42%
14. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 2,710 2.32%
15. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 2,494 2.13%
16. Other Construction Trades 2,374 2.03%
17. Engineers 2,254 1.93%
18. Business Operations Specialists 2,204 1.88%
19. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 2,116 1.81%
20. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 2,074 1.77%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 7,162 6.41%
2. Other Management Occupations 6,138 5.49%
3. Registered Nurses 5,598 5.01%
4. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 5,586 5.00%
5. Secretaries and Admins 5,470 4.89%
6. Business Operations Specialists 4,016 3.59%
7. Health Technologists and Technicians 3,928 3.51%
8. Computer Specialists 3,582 3.20%
9. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 3,554 3.18%
10. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 3,126 2.80%
11. Other Sales and Related Occupations 3,064 2.74%
12. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 2,852 2.55%
13. Cashiers 2,734 2.45%
14. Life and Physical Scientists 2,496 2.23%
15. Postsecondary Teachers 2,478 2.22%
16. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 2,462 2.20%
17. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 2,418 2.16%
18. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 2,328 2.08%
19. Customer Service Representatives 2,186 1.96%
20. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 2,068 1.85%

Durham County Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 218,225 61.51%
15-35 hours 37,165 10.48%
1-14 hours 11,805 3.33%
No regular hours 87,594 24.69%

Durham County Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 3,736 1.71%
5 AM-5:29 AM 2,910 1.33%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 5,414 2.47%
6 AM-6:29 AM 14,050 6.42%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 21,911 10.01%
7 AM-7:29 AM 35,412 16.18%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 39,849 18.20%
8 AM-8:29 AM 32,865 15.01%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 16,730 7.64%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 13,487 6.16%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 5,292 2.42%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 1,962 0.90%
Noon-3:59 PM 12,174 5.56%
4 PM-11:59 PM 13,134 6.00%

Durham County Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 4,609 2.11%
5-9 20,699 9.45%
10-14 37,975 17.35%
15-19 50,765 23.19%
20-24 38,491 17.58%
25-29 12,870 5.88%
30-34 28,749 13.13%
35-39 4,138 1.89%
40-44 4,272 1.95%
45-59 9,505 4.34%
60-89 4,329 1.98%
At least 90 2,524 1.15%

Durham County Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 2,854 1.30% 162,555 74.25%
30-44 1,772 0.81% 35,387 16.16%
45-59 924 0.42% 8,581 3.92%
At least 60 1,218 0.56% 5,635 2.57%

Durham County Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 792 0.35%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 35,881 15.94%
 Car / truck / van, solo 168,252 74.76%
 Motorcycle 230 0.10%
 Other 1,078 0.48%
 Public transportation 6,768 3.01%
 Walked 5,925 2.63%
 Worked at home 6,123 2.72%

Durham County Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Durham County Family Information

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Households (2000): 178,002 (427,000 people)
Families (2000): 109,216 (327,022 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 43,611
People at same address in 1995: 184,263

Durham County Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 18,479 10.37%
$10,000-$14,999 9,162 5.14%
$15,000-$19,999 10,046 5.64%
$20,000-$24,999 11,427 6.41%
$25,000-$29,999 11,196 6.28%
$30,000-$34,999 11,625 6.53%
$35,000-$39,999 10,106 5.67%
$40,000-$44,999 9,544 5.36%
$45,000-$49,999 8,694 4.88%
$50,000-$59,999 16,600 9.32%
$60,000-$74,999 19,601 11.00%
$75,000-$99,999 18,723 10.51%
$100,000-$124,999 10,032 5.63%
$125,000-$149,999 5,289 2.97%
$150,000-$199,999 3,955 2.22%
$200,000 or more 3,665 2.06%

Durham County Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 26,725 30.02%
 Family, 2 people 23,405 26.29%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 6,480 7.28%
 Family, 3 people 13,660 15.35%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 1,073 1.21%
 Family, 4 people 10,198 11.46%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 348 0.39%
 Family, 5 people 4,160 4.67%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 178 0.20%
 Family, 6 people 1,576 1.77%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 94 0.11%
 Family, 7 or more people 1,046 1.18%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 72 0.08%

Durham County Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 151,200 32.40%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 59,722 12.80%
Public Assistance 4,760 1.02%
Retirement 25,853 5.54%
Self Employment 19,336 4.14%
Social Security 34,164 7.32%
Supplemental Security 5,699 1.22%
Wage / Salary 147,624 31.64%
Other 18,242 3.91%

Durham County Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 42,012 54.99%
 With children under 18 34,387 45.01%

Durham County Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 12,280 7.21%
 Married 90,929 53.37%
 Never Married 63,304 37.15%
 Widowed 3,876 2.27%

Durham County Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 20,213 10.70%
 Married 88,648 46.94%
 Never Married 62,500 33.10%
 Widowed 17,489 9.26%

Durham County Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Durham County Education Information

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Durham County Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 23,323 6.76%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 40,451 11.72%
 High school diploma or equivalent 66,059 19.14%
 Some college, no degree 72,591 21.04%
 Associate degree 17,555 5.09%
 Bachelors degree 74,296 21.53%
 Graduate or professional degree 50,788 14.72%

Durham County Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 3,166 1.42% 4,518 2.02% 7,684 3.44%
Kindergarten 5,228 2.34% 1,060 0.47% 6,288 2.82%
Grades 1-4 19,836 8.88% 3,553 1.59% 23,389 10.47%
Grades 5-8 20,220 9.05% 2,707 1.21% 22,927 10.27%
Grades 9-12 17,839 7.99% 1,840 0.82% 19,679 8.81%
Undergrad college 16,503 7.39% 14,518 6.50% 31,021 13.89%
Graduate or professional school 6,975 3.12% 8,396 3.76% 15,371 6.88%
Total 89,767 40.20% 36,592 16.39% 126,359 56.58%

Durham County Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Durham County Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $4,119,899,000
Retail sales (2002): $2,473,029,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $501,332,000
Value of Manufacturers' Shipments (2002): $4,187,749
Retired workers (2005): 19,930

Durham County Businesses Changes By Year


Year - Type  Business Births  Business Deaths  Business Expansions  Business Contractions  Stable Businesses
1999 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 49 55 112 77 69
1999 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 0 4 1 2
1999 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 7 2 23 25 12
1999 - Construction 63 71 151 125 137
1999 - Educational Services 10 6 24 17 23
1999 - Finance & Insurance 34 35 67 64 130
1999 - Health Care & Social Assistance 50 44 149 150 137
1999 - Information 22 14 34 43 35
1999 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 7 8 26 15 10
1999 - Manufacturing 12 13 67 54 45
1999 - Mining 0 0 1 0 1
1999 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 51 41 185 153 223
1999 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 93 80 215 139 216
1999 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 31 19 48 53 94
1999 - Retail Trade 76 101 297 268 260
1999 - Transportation & Warehousing 18 9 28 21 22
1999 - Unclassified 20 10 4 1 4
1999 - Utilities 0 0 1 0 1
1999 - Wholesale Trade 24 21 63 76 74
1999 - Total 568 529 1,499 1,282 1,495
2000 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 49 32 106 77 86
2000 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 2 4 2
2000 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 10 7 30 12 18
2000 - Construction 80 67 137 124 148
2000 - Educational Services 8 4 21 25 25
2000 - Finance & Insurance 35 30 67 67 129
2000 - Health Care & Social Assistance 34 45 153 129 154
2000 - Information 29 18 41 29 50
2000 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 7 7 23 18 10
2000 - Manufacturing 17 13 59 50 58
2000 - Mining 0 0 0 2 0
2000 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 43 58 174 155 233
2000 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 101 69 222 142 232
2000 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 29 30 60 38 99
2000 - Retail Trade 74 82 285 258 274
2000 - Transportation & Warehousing 12 11 42 18 19
2000 - Unclassified 26 9 3 1 7
2000 - Utilities 1 0 1 1 0
2000 - Wholesale Trade 28 24 79 51 83
2000 - Total 583 506 1,505 1,201 1,627
2001 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 53 35 94 95 105
2001 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 4 0 3 2 3
2001 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 7 4 22 28 16
2001 - Construction 70 56 147 128 155
2001 - Educational Services 16 15 29 20 15
2001 - Finance & Insurance 36 29 73 75 123
2001 - Health Care & Social Assistance 66 30 186 114 136
2001 - Information 22 17 26 32 76
2001 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 4 6 20 16 14
2001 - Manufacturing 20 17 62 64 39
2001 - Mining 0 0 1 0 1
2001 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 43 58 168 134 243
2001 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 99 80 212 174 238
2001 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 21 19 60 44 105
2001 - Retail Trade 57 83 283 282 243
2001 - Transportation & Warehousing 18 15 28 27 21
2001 - Unclassified 20 14 2 5 5
2001 - Utilities 0 0 1 2 0
2001 - Wholesale Trade 21 28 73 68 71
2001 - Total 577 506 1,490 1,310 1,609
2002 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 60 61 77 112 94
2002 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 1 4 2 5
2002 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 8 7 16 29 19
2002 - Construction 43 79 126 149 136
2002 - Educational Services 12 10 29 14 26
2002 - Finance & Insurance 36 36 69 64 139
2002 - Health Care & Social Assistance 56 61 174 129 143
2002 - Information 35 39 39 43 35
2002 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 3 9 9 19 19
2002 - Manufacturing 9 15 45 70 54
2002 - Mining 0 0 1 1 0
2002 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 62 50 168 147 220
2002 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 104 97 217 184 231
2002 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 38 19 54 56 103
2002 - Retail Trade 153 108 245 307 208
2002 - Transportation & Warehousing 18 17 22 35 20
2002 - Unclassified 7 11 1 1 1
2002 - Utilities 1 0 0 1 2
2002 - Wholesale Trade 21 45 49 85 51
2002 - Total 666 665 1,345 1,448 1,506
2003 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 45 40 98 93 74
2003 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 2 2 2 4
2003 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 10 9 16 32 13
2003 - Construction 53 56 109 122 123
2003 - Educational Services 11 6 29 18 22
2003 - Finance & Insurance 52 37 84 73 123
2003 - Health Care & Social Assistance 57 27 159 152 174
2003 - Information 29 18 24 31 84
2003 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 6 7 15 16 12
2003 - Manufacturing 13 15 60 61 45
2003 - Mining 0 0 0 0 2
2003 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 64 61 147 160 235
2003 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 96 83 202 193 261
2003 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 31 31 58 57 99
2003 - Retail Trade 97 113 251 273 245
2003 - Transportation & Warehousing 13 11 28 31 26
2003 - Unclassified 7 10 0 0 0
2003 - Utilities 2 0 0 2 2
2003 - Wholesale Trade 18 21 55 60 58
2003 - Total 605 547 1,337 1,376 1,602
2004 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 43 42 99 78 93
2004 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 1 3 2 2
2004 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 12 7 21 22 24
2004 - Construction 69 42 125 117 123
2004 - Educational Services 9 7 21 27 28
2004 - Finance & Insurance 40 42 92 70 127
2004 - Health Care & Social Assistance 61 37 179 142 179
2004 - Information 33 17 49 66 46
2004 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 4 7 18 12 13
2004 - Manufacturing 8 17 61 49 44
2004 - Mining 0 0 1 1 0
2004 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 53 49 136 153 230
2004 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 101 85 228 183 276
2004 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 24 26 46 50 129
2004 - Retail Trade 84 73 285 260 241
2004 - Transportation & Warehousing 14 11 35 27 20
2004 - Unclassified 13 4 0 1 0
2004 - Utilities 1 1 2 1 0
2004 - Wholesale Trade 19 18 57 62 63
2004 - Total 588 486 1,458 1,323 1,638
2005 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 39 28 99 103 90
2005 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 1 1 2 2
2005 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 15 9 36 17 22
2005 - Construction 52 49 119 107 160
2005 - Educational Services 9 7 27 23 26
2005 - Finance & Insurance 48 46 62 85 133
2005 - Health Care & Social Assistance 44 28 190 167 179
2005 - Information 24 33 45 57 60
2005 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 5 2 17 15 11
2005 - Manufacturing 13 7 59 52 43
2005 - Mining 0 0 2 0 0
2005 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 41 33 155 160 224
2005 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 101 86 212 199 299
2005 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 25 31 46 61 111
2005 - Retail Trade 91 89 242 274 261
2005 - Transportation & Warehousing 9 11 25 31 30
2005 - Unclassified 12 3 0 1 2
2005 - Utilities 0 0 0 1 3
2005 - Wholesale Trade 24 12 53 51 81
2005 - Total 552 475 1,390 1,406 1,737

Wholesale Trade Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Durham County Public Benefits Information

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Durham County Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 370,385 86.63%
 Below Poverty Level 57,153 13.37%

Durham County Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1970 $9,079 $96 $19,024 $0 $0 $2,733 $30,836 $14,056 $18,435 $1,345
1971 $9,578 $1,797 $21,663 $0 $0 $2,675 $33,916 $16,024 $20,015 $4,031
1972 $10,872 $2,397 $28,417 $0 $0 $17,398 $56,687 $15,958 $37,595 $12,541
1973 $13,449 $3,085 $27,897 $0 $0 $3,134 $44,480 $18,380 $25,300 $13,048
1974 $14,373 $3,513 $34,959 $0 $0 $4,909 $54,241 $23,939 $24,995 $12,883
1975 $16,912 $5,086 $36,158 $0 $0 $5,629 $58,699 $27,756 $33,625 $14,425
1976 $18,677 $4,157 $37,218 $0 $0 $4,217 $60,112 $28,889 $32,005 $11,482
1977 $21,588 $4,390 $40,074 $0 $0 $8,872 $70,534 $35,350 $31,435 $9,381
1978 $25,343 $5,182 $43,062 $0 $0 $4,851 $73,256 $38,401 $32,790 $10,730
1979 $27,003 $5,695 $45,489 $0 $0 $11,346 $83,838 $43,866 $31,045 $11,695
1980 $28,935 $6,376 $51,034 $0 $0 $12,787 $92,756 $44,033 $30,087 $12,912
1981 $31,790 $6,924 $53,739 $0 $0 $14,089 $99,618 $12,865 $29,867 $15,531
1982 $33,703 $7,630 $54,047 $0 $0 $16,145 $103,895 $55,830 $28,121 $16,585
1983 $33,703 $7,783 $54,047 $0 $0 $15,861 $103,611 $56,318 $25,988 $19,062
1984 $38,202 $9,538 $59,827 $0 $0 $17,474 $115,503 $62,252 $26,521 $22,806
1985 $39,280 $11,164 $80,277 $545 $0 $29,092 $149,194 $72,091 $34,634 $23,274
1986 $47,150 $12,390 $77,140 $0 $0 $23,327 $147,617 $76,172 $19,770 $23,423
1987 $56,573 $18,822 $85,543 $0 $0 $22,962 $165,078 $90,139 $31,969 $27,220
1988 $61,327 $25,646 $91,869 $0 $0 $34,778 $187,974 $99,290 $85,983 $88,015
1989 $63,853 $30,896 $100,413 $0 $0 $36,429 $200,695 $107,359 $102,623 $90,466
1990 $70,652 $32,154 $103,917 $0 $0 $39,671 $214,240 $66,043 $94,367 $66,197
1991 $84,774 $31,455 $118,099 $0 $0 $49,718 $252,591 $138,296 $133,741 $132,178
1992 $94,241 $27,315 $123,602 $0 $0 $47,170 $265,013 $128,407 $182,055 $161,724
1993 $104,993 $36,336 $117,109 $0 $0 $42,592 $264,694 $126,513 $277,052 $113,919
1994 $106,156 $32,598 $100,397 $0 $0 $45,725 $252,278 $132,839 $262,474 $91,015
1995 $106,726 $26,998 $146,412 $550 $0 $170,445 $424,133 $136,824 $1,751,096 $117,182
1996 $108,647 $28,818 $154,542 $1,521 $0 $169,583 $434,293 $137,824 $286,538 $95,023
1997 $115,609 $31,538 $163,818 $1,481 $0 $171,058 $451,966 $138,800 $271,405 $85,091
1998 $121,236 $32,874 $181,777 $1,528 $0 $155,164 $459,705 $182,345 $256,678 $96,101
1999 $126,292 $35,693 $310,636 $2,184 $0 $42,240 $481,352 $190,901 $240,416 $99,371
2000 $132,046 $36,919 $345,442 $2,232 $0 $52,448 $532,168 $219,081 $235,700 $112,832
2001 $134,374 $39,619 $372,647 $2,503 $0 $58,651 $568,175 $218,704 $190,826 $65,189
2002 $146,091 $37,722 $236,738 $1,342 $0 $76,760 $460,931 $237,547 $252,591 $155,659
2003 $156,117 $38,205 $254,010 $1,499 $0 $79,676 $491,302 $246,888 $258,982 $167,695
2004 $163,959 $50,270 $257,200 $1,408 $0 $71,756 $494,323 $247,964 $309,437 $192,580
2005 $173,917 $54,967 $476,592 $1,516 $0 $84,010 $736,035 $260,252 $309,364 $186,699
2006 $182,475 $60,607 $490,221 $2,321 $0 $88,708 $763,725 $265,887 $348,725 $236,396


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1970 $19,292 $413 $114 $752 $0 $0 $30,836
$279 $8,292 $592 $0 $0 $1,102
1971 $20,508 $473 $111 $1,995 $0 $19 $34,972
$305 $9,140 $555 $0 $0 $1,866
1972 $21,930 $563 $714 $11,528 $0 $17 $57,527
$351 $15,368 $846 $416 $0 $5,794
1973 $24,722 $517 $154 $5,401 $0 $24 $45,144
$438 $10,114 $1,027 $0 $0 $2,747
1974 $30,711 $581 $736 $8,014 $0 $24 $55,585
$509 $9,887 $960 $0 $0 $4,163
1975 $35,617 $651 $343 $12,060 $0 $27 $65,499
$647 $10,363 $1,223 $0 $0 $4,568
1976 $38,762 $615 $3,422 $7,081 $0 $53 $68,086
$617 $10,975 $1,798 $497 $0 $4,266
1977 $42,454 $853 $3,754 $6,525 $0 $66 $77,617
$635 $11,984 $1,433 $0 $0 $9,913
1978 $46,694 $1,106 $1,549 $4,890 $0 $88 $76,004
$965 $12,674 $1,486 $0 $0 $6,552
1979 $52,913 $1,370 $1,627 $5,602 $0 $52 $89,056
$982 $13,069 $1,501 $0 $0 $11,940
1980 $57,018 $1,534 $676 $6,001 $0 $306 $89,256
$1,036 $8,622 $1,441 $0 $0 $12,622
1981 $66,232 $1,795 $1,133 $6,550 $3 $0 $98,769
$1,188 $10,222 $1,502 $0 $0 $10,144
1982 $69,978 $1,930 $1,410 $7,537 $14 $30 $104,557
$1,387 $9,249 $1,363 $0 $0 $11,659
1983 $72,452 $1,788 $996 $8,064 $10 $117 $107,127
$1,445 $8,286 $1,424 $0 $0 $12,545
1984 $78,562 $2,102 $1,265 $7,538 $10 $179 $118,608
$1,613 $12,047 $1,486 $0 $0 $13,806
1985 $86,166 $2,269 $1,465 $8,349 $33 $616 $135,726
$2,003 $16,728 $2,011 $1,628 $0 $14,458
1986 $95,979 $4,241 $1,936 $12,599 $0 $42 $155,279
$2,292 $18,415 $1,136 $0 $0 $18,639
1987 $107,007 $4,378 $2,160 $13,725 $0 $5 $180,506
$2,913 $19,134 $2,105 $0 $0 $29,079
1988 $126,959 $3,416 $3,535 $15,870 $0 $4,369 $217,690
$3,513 $18,648 $5,284 $0 $0 $36,096
1989 $141,085 $5,087 $2,820 $17,640 $0 $2,069 $235,934
$4,352 $15,233 $7,575 $1 $0 $40,072
1990 $152,549 $5,734 $7,345 $20,428 $0 $1,617 $268,513
$5,167 $16,486 $7,752 $8 $0 $51,427
1991 $163,639 $7,942 $7,315 $23,025 $0 $1,788 $294,937
$5,782 $21,188 $9,283 $0 $0 $54,975
1992 $180,347 $8,574 $3,533 $23,763 $54 $3,427 $300,259
$5,343 $23,510 $9,885 $127 $0 $41,696
1993 $202,370 $7,074 $2,301 $25,438 $0 $3,531 $342,917
$5,461 $26,365 $10,772 $303 $0 $59,302
1994 $200,149 $4,036 $0 $4,185 $0 $1,158 $303,605
$5,718 $26,265 $15,217 $288 $0 $46,589
1995 $199,416 $10,567 $515 $165,717 $45 $1,345 $501,082
$6,378 $37,264 $15,560 $871 $0 $63,404
1996 $182,642 $10,522 $3,435 $164,967 $108 $1,107 $468,464
$6,131 $43,701 $15,099 $2,573 $0 $38,179
1997 $193,092 $10,310 $3,882 $165,513 $86 $1,140 $499,675
$6,994 $35,532 $15,960 $2,321 $0 $64,845
1998 $205,853 $10,442 $4,465 $151,366 $0 $1,032 $519,673
$7,657 $50,970 $19,086 $2,789 $0 $66,013
1999 $227,149 $10,870 $5,314 $30,158 $0 $1,052 $437,533
$8,896 $56,399 $20,301 $2,767 $0 $74,627
2000 $239,873 $13,827 $5,613 $28,857 $0 $0 $471,850
$9,063 $74,992 $14,118 $2,578 $0 $82,929
2001 $251,432 $13,001 $6,090 $30,436 $0 $0 $623,980
$11,258 $211,769 $10,348 $2,334 $0 $87,312
2002 $256,721 $13,061 $7,102 $46,157 $0 $0 $497,750
$11,106 $61,513 $11,227 $2,864 $0 $87,999
2003 $271,127 $11,019 $6,235 $77,768 $0 $0 $575,128
$11,398 $88,564 $6,160 $12,188 $0 $90,669
2004 $288,493 $11,981 $7,930 $55,823 $0 $0 $556,261
$12,293 $74,902 $16,047 $1,403 $0 $87,389
2005 $310,572 $13,531 $6,542 $66,322 $0 $0 $839,283
$13,712 $280,685 $16,902 $8,468 $0 $122,549
2006 $311,752 $13,198 $11,987 $66,423 $0 $0 $814,412
$14,632 $284,316 $16,581 $2,651 $0 $92,872

Durham County Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Durham County Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 675
Durham County Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Durham County Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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People With A Disability (2000): 52,000

Durham County Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 30,164 13.51%
10-19 Years 28,609 12.81%
20-29 Years 43,381 19.43%
30-39 Years 38,456 17.22%
40-49 Years 32,219 14.43%
50-59 Years 22,186 9.93%
60-69 Years 12,402 5.55%
70-79 Years 9,938 4.45%
80-89 Years 4,987 2.23%
90+ Years 972 0.44%

Durham County Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 107,630 48.20%
 Female 115,684 51.80%

Durham County Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 107,371 48.08%
 African-American 87,516 39.19%
 Hispanic/Latino 17,039 7.63%
 Asian 7,311 3.27%
 Multiracial 3,045 1.36%
 Amerindian 531 0.24%
 Other Race 436 0.20%
 Pacific Islander 65 0.03%

Durham County Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. English 40,213 18.28%
2. German 33,502 15.23%
3. Irish 27,664 12.57%
4. United States Or American 27,466 12.48%
5. Scotch Irish 10,584 4.81%
6. Italian 9,592 4.36%
7. Scottish 8,394 3.82%
8. French Non-Basque 6,407 2.91%
9. African 5,887 2.68%
10. Polish 5,688 2.59%

Durham County Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 358,718 86.17%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 34,165 8.21%
3. French 3,118 0.75%
4. Chinese 2,878 0.69%
5. German 2,129 0.51%
6. African 1,778 0.43%
7. Other Asian 1,576 0.38%
8. Other Indic 1,270 0.31%
9. Arabic 1,218 0.29%
10. Korean 1,046 0.25%

Durham County Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 398,546 89.15%
 Naturalized immigrant 9,192 2.06%
 Not a citizen 39,322 8.80%

Durham County Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
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