Durham demographics profile

StatisticDurhamNew HampshireNational
Population density (sq mi)3,97514191
Median age20.342.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)14%58%55%
Speak English90%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%2%13%
Durham, NH has a population of 10,666 and is the 3,758th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,975 per sq mi which is 2714% higher than the New Hampshire average and 4288% higher than the national average. The median age in Durham is 20 which is approximately 52% lower than the New Hampshire average of 42. In Durham, 14% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 90% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 28% of Durham residents were born in New Hampshire, 64% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Durham is 2714% higher than New Hampshire.
  • The median age in Durham is 52% lower than New Hampshire.
  • In Durham 89.84% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Durham 1.14% of the population is African American.
  • In Durham 5.54% of the population is Asian.

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Durham population breakdown by race

RaceDurhamNew HampshireNational
African American1.14%1.32%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.16%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race2.83%1.88%3.06%
Other race0.65%0.54%4.75%
In Durham, 2.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Durham age breakdown

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Source: The Durham, NH demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).