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Durham at a Glance

Travel & Commute

Cary: 18.6 mi
Raleigh: 23.7 mi
RDU Airport: 14.4 mi
Major Roads: US-70, I-40

Quick Facts

Population: 267,743
Zip Codes: 27503, 27701, 27703, 27704, 27705, 27709, 27712
County: Durham
Median Home Price: $196,100

Welcome to Durham

Welcome to Bull City! The City of Durham is a thriving community that is proud to be a part of the Research Triangle Park. It is home to Duke University and is a massive cultural hub in the state of North Carolina. Durham is a city with a rich history and has experienced massive growth in the last decade. Ranked as #13 in the U.S. New’s 125 Best Places to Live, there’s a reason why people are flocking to join this vibrant area. Come see what this exciting place can do for you when you choose to live in this exciting city!

Events in Durham

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Events

5
Feb

Sip and Stretch at the Wine Feed

Unwind with a glass of wine and an all levels yoga class! Its the perfect way to destress after a Tuesday!

Where: The Wine Feed
When: Feb 5 (Every Tuesday)

12-17
Mar

Dear Evan Hansen

See the Tony winning musical everyone is talking about!

Where: DPAC
When: March 12-17

16
Mar

Durham Pub Crawl and Haunted Adventure

Celebrate Durham and its local culture while exploring all of the amazing bars and getting a little spooked along the way.

Where: Downtown Durham
When: March 16

23
Mar

RAW 5K

Connect with others, learn about services, and support those in the Durham area. Run in memoriam of Rasheed A. Wiggins, for whom the race is named.

Where: Duke East Campus
When: March 23

13
Apr

Funk Down on the Farm

Discover breweries from all over N.C. along with food fucks, vendors, and local bands. 

Where: Botanist and Barrel
When: April 13t

27
Apr

25th Anniversary: Women's Empowerment

Celebrate heritage and culture with speakers, forums, and seminars from women from all over the Triangle.

Where: PNC Arena
When: April 27

Durham Attractions

Why Do Residents Choose Durham?

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Things to Do

There’s a bounty of things to do when you’re living in Durham, NC, but The Fruit should definitely be on the top of your list. This historic venue was once a fruit and vegetable warehouse, but today it has been converted into a found space featuring art exhibitions, theatrical productions, and much more. Experience the best of Durham in this up-and-coming spot!

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Parks & Rec

Nationally accredited and recognized as a Playful City for nine consecutive years, the Durham Parks and Recreation department is the epitome of excellence. The DPR is dedicated to promoting community wellness, lifelong learning, and resources for all Durham residents. With the Durham PRCR team, you can be sure that you’ll be able to engage, connect, and thrive.

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Top-Notch Schools

As one of the largest school districts in the state, Durham Public Schools is proud to educate over 32,000 students and counting. With traditional calendars, magnet programs, year-round options, and staffing with National Board Certified teachers, you can be sure that the children of Durham are in the right environment to thrive, grow, and become lifelong learners.

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Shopping & Dining

With over 150 shops, restaurants, and venues, many people choose to spend their day shopping out-and-about on the Streets of Southpoint. With options like Urban Outfitters, California Pizza Kitchen, and even an AMC movie theatre, you can be sure that you’ll be able to have non-stop fun at this excellent mall and shopping center.

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Employment

Located in the innovative Research Triangle Park, Durham is the perfect spot for those looking to grow their career. In addition, Durham is home to the historic American Tobacco Campus, a hub of coworking spaces, restaurants, and venues. Whether you choose a career in the arts, tech, or academia, you can be sure that Durham is the perfect place to grow and thrive.

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