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Population (year 2000): 12,664. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,040 (+3.0% change)
Males: 5,719 (45.2%), Females: 6,945 (54.8%)

Median resident age: 21.2 years
Median household income: $51,697 (year 2000)
Median house value: $191,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Durham:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.7%)
  • Chinese (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (20.1%), English (19.8%), German (13.2%), Italian (11.1%), French Canadian (7.1%), French (6.8%).

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Elevation: 82 feet

Land area: 2.7 square miles

Durham,

For population 25 years and over in Durham

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 73.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 40.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Durham town

  • Never married: 66.1%
  • Now married: 28.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 2.8%

6.4% Foreign born (2.6% Europe, 2.0% Asia, 0.9% North America, 0.8% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Haverhill, (27.2 miles pop. 58,969).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (57.6 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (265.8 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NH Durham, (0.0 miles NH (2.1 miles Madbury, NH Newmarket, (4.4 miles NH Dover, (4.8 miles NH (6.0 miles Lee, NH (6.8 miles Newington, NH (7.1 miles Newfields,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 26 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $235,400
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $209,300
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $212,100
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $238,600
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $251,800

Latitude: 43.14 N, Longitude: 70.93 W

Area code: 603

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (35.1%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (17.5%), Retail trade (12.8%).

Average climate in Durham, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Durham,

Durham-area historical tornado activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the Durham city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/3/1976, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Deron Quint - NHL player (Chicago Blackhawks, born: Mar 12, 1976), Jeremy Friel - College basketball player (New Hampshire Wildcats).


Hospitals/medical centers near Durham:
  • WENTWORTH-DOUGLASS HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; DOVER, NH)
  • PORTSMOUTH REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH)
  • EXETER HOSPITAL INC (about 12 miles; EXETER, NH)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Durham:
  • PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT (about 10 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH; ID: PSM)
  • MANCHESTER (about 38 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; ID: MHT)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 53 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
Other public-use airports nearest to Durham:
  • SKYHAVEN (about 10 miles; ROCHESTER, NH; ID: DAW)
  • LITTLEBROOK AIR PARK (about 11 miles; ELIOT, ME; ID: 3B4)
  • HAMPTON AIRFIELD (about 15 miles; HAMPTON, NH; ID: 7B3)

Amtrak station:
DURHAM (3 DEPOT RD.). Services: ticket office.

Colleges/Universities in Durham:
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 12,586; Location: THOMPSON HALL; Public; Website: www.unh.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE SYSTEM OFFICE (Location: DUNLAP CENTER; Public; Website: www.usnh.unh.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Durham:
  • NORTHERN ESSEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; HAVERHILL, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,388)
  • MERRIMACK COLLEGE (about 34 miles; NORTH ANDOVER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,384)
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE (about 37 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; FT enrollment: 3,251)
  • NORTH SHORE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; DANVERS, MA; FT enrollment: 3,663)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND-UNIVERSITY CAMPUS (about 40 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • SALEM STATE COLLEGE (about 43 miles; SALEM, MA; FT enrollment: 5,917)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-LOWELL (about 44 miles; LOWELL, MA; FT enrollment: 8,373)
Public high school in Durham:
  • OYSTER RIVER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 722; Location: 55 COE DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Durham:
  • OYSTER RIVER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 701; Location: 1 COE DR; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • MAST WAY SCHOOL (Students: 381; Location: 23 MAST RD; Grades: KG - 04)
Private primary/middle school in Durham:
  • GROWING PLACE EARLY EDUCATION AND YOUTH (Students: 24; Location: 110 FOREST PARK; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Durham:
  • DURHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $124,131; Location: 7-H MILL ROAD PLAZA; 34,940 books; 266 audio materials; 412 video materials; 28 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Durham: Ezekiel W Diamond Library (A), Durham City Hall (B).

Churches in Durham include: Saint Thomas MOre Parish Church (A), Unitarian Universalist Church (B), Saint George Episcopal Church (C), Community Church of Durham (D).

Reservoir: Durham Reservoir (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Littlehole Creek (A), Reservoir Brook (B), College Brook (C), Beards Creek (D).

Parks in Durham include: Durham Historic District (1), New England Center (2).

Post office: (A).  


Durham compared to New Hampshire state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Durham:
  • WTSN (1270 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGIP (1540 AM; 5 kW; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMYF (1380 AM; 1 kW; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Durham:
  • WUNH (91.3 FM; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WOKQ (97.5 FM; DOVER, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBYY (98.7 FM; SOMERSWORTH, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WERZ (107.1 FM; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSHK (105.3 FM; KITTERY, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHEB (100.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUBB (95.3 FM; YORK CENTER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSO (96.7 FM; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPHX-FM (92.1 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WSEW (88.5 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: WORD RADIO EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSAK (102.1 FM; HAMPTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WNEF (91.7 FM; NEWBURYPORT, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • W282AB (104.3 FM; DOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Durham:
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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