Durham, North Carolina Houses for Sale

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.

Durham, NC Prices for Houses for Sale

589,913 +16%
500,553 +20%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Durham Homes for Purchase

396 +71%
508 +15%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

17 +30%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 507  
Police Civilians 172  
Total Arrests 3,150 (2020)
Total Incidents 19,973 (2020)
CrimeScore 44.98  
National Rank 4021st  
Statewide Rank 157th  

Local Statistics

Population 285,897 (0.02%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,920 (3.96%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 4
Arson 43
Assault Offenses 4,116
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 1,884
Counterfeiting/Forgery 82
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 2,874
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 1,157
Embezzlement 108
Extortion/Blackmail 22
Fraud Offenses 1,835
Gambling Offenses 1
Homicide Offenses 37
Human Trafficking 2
Kidnapping/Abduction 51
Larceny/Theft Offenses 7,978
Motor Vehicle Theft 975
Pornography/Obscene Material 29
Prostitution Offenses 4
Robbery 631
Sex Offenses 212
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 17
Stolen Property Offenses 100
Weapon Law Violations 402

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