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Located just a few miles northwest of North Carolina's capital city Raleigh, Durham, NC is a vibrant and utterly unique city all its own. It's home to a fun yet laid-back downtown and nightlife scene, as well as the popular Durham Bulls baseball team and the acclaimed Duke University. Here in Durham, you'll find scenic parks, top-notch employment opportunities (many of them in the tech and medical industry), and fantastic neighborhoods. Durham's affordable, it's fun, and it's right in the heart of the endless possibility of the Triangle. Come explore Durham... and check out everything it's got to offer.

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Live, Work & Play in Durham

Live

Looking for a home that's comfortable AND affordable? You'll find plenty of options in Durham! One of the Triangle's more affordable communities, Durham is home to a diverse collection of neighborhoods and homes, from urban condos to suburban single-family homes to rural estates.

Work

Home to the Research Triangle Park, Durham plays host to some of the largest employers in the Triangle area, many of which are in the medical or technical industries. Durham is also home to Duke University and its acclaimed medical center, as well as many start-up tech companies.

Play

Nightlife and entertainment. Arts and culture. Music and beer. Parks and trails. Sports. Events. Festivals. Durham has something for everyone. Whether you're looking for a way to get outside and explore, to meet new friends and neighbors, or to celebrate the season, Durham's got plenty of options.

Durham at a Glance

Getting Around

Major Roads: I-85, I-40, US-70, US-501
Airport: Raleigh-Durham International
Public Transit: GoDurham
Distance to Raleigh: About 20 miles
Distance to Chapel Hill: About 10 miles

Demographics

Population: 257,232
County: Durham
Zip Codes: 27701 – 27713, 27715, 27717, 27722
Median Home Value: $195,000
Median Rent: $958

Durham Attractions

What You'll Really Love in Durham

The Durham area has so much to love—for residents and visitors alike, from outdoor recreation and sports to arts and culture to nightlife and events. Take a look at the highlights of what this little city has to offer.

Endless Fun for All

Downtown Durham is a plethora of entertainment opportunities. By day, it's filled with unique local businesses and restaurants, and by night, it's known for its live music scene and its fantastic local breweries. Durham is also home to the acclaimed Durham Performing Arts Center, which regularly hosts touring Broadway acts. The Durham Bulls are another local favorite for sports.

Amazing Outdoor Recreation

Love to play outside? Durham has plenty of options! From the miles of scenery along the paved American Tobacco Trail to the waters of Falls Lake, Durham's got an adventure for every outdoorsman. There's boating and fishing, hunting and camping, hiking and biking, plenty of outdoor sports like baseball and tennis, lots of local parks perfect for picnicking, and much, much more.

Top-Notch Public Schools

Students in Durham are served by Durham Public Schools, which ranks among the best districts in the state for sports and athletics and is known for its diversity and numerous college prep programs. The district is home to top-rated schools like Durham School of the Arts, JD Clement Early College High School, and the city of Medicine Academy. Students also have plenty of private school options. And for continuing education, there is Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and Durham Tech Community College.

All Sorts of Amenities

From the local shops and restaurants of Downtown Durham to the premier big-box retailers of The Streets at Southpointe, Durham has something to offer every shopper. Whether you need to stock up on conveniences, are looking for bargain finds, or are searching for a unique gift, you've got plenty of options for browsing.

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