Durham employment information

IndexDurhamNew HampshireNational
Income per capita$15,985$35,264$29,829
Median household income$48,804$68,485$55,322
Median income owner occupied$110,804$83,641$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,464$40,305$35,192
Median earnings male$5,070$42,158$36,919
Median earnings female$4,694$29,994$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level32.8%8.5%15.1%
The Durham, NH employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Durham is $15,985, which is 55% lower than than the New Hampshire average and 46% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $48,804, which is 29% lower than than the New Hampshire average and 12% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Durham is 4%, which is 17% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Durham is 33% which is 117% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$32,532$48,804$97,608
City
$45,652$68,485$136,970
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Durham is 46% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Durham is 12% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Durham is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Durham is 117% higher than the national average.

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Durham median earnings by income bracket

Durham employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.0%0.3%
Manufacturing sector6.8%0.1%
Financial & insurance services3.5%2.0%
Wholesale & retail services13.3%12.5%
Public administration0.6%1.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.3%1.4%
Education, health & social services32.4%37.6%
Other38.2%42.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Newfields, NH323$100,31381%
Kittery Point, ME1,078$89,35362%
Hampton, NH9,542$84,31252%
Berwick, ME2,329$74,82635%
Portsmouth, NH21,458$69,66426%
Durham, NH10,666$48,80412%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Roscoe, IL10,666$76,46338%
Vidalia, GA10,674$31,92142%
Gulf Gate Estates, FL10,676$45,16418%
Darby, PA10,677$34,19938%
Annapolis Neck, MD10,649$125,741127%
Durham, NH10,666$48,80412%
Source: The Durham, NH employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).