It is occupying a prime location in the heart of North Carolina, which serves as a nexus for creativity, learning, research, and industry and is one of the places where to live in the state. A large area in Southeast Durham has served as a unique county production and research district. Durham is home to more than 170 primary research companies which are employing almost 40,000 employees. Durham has been known as the part of the North Carolina Research Triangle, a national leader in medical research and health care. Durham offers residents and visitors a solid suburban feel, and most of those living in the city are home renters. Durham’s cost of living is significantly lower than that of the national average and wherein the home prices are rising over the years. With the city’s availability for sound and stable jobs, it makes Durham a desirable place to raise a family. However, people under the age of 20 are a quarter of the population.

Population 245,475  (29.90%)

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