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Situation & Outlook Report

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC MSA (20500)
- Geographic-Demographic-Economic Characteristics -- access other areas
- access this document via http://proximityone.com/cbsa/1/cbsa20500.htm
- Updated: 09/29/18 .. see about topic updates.

Use this frequently updated document to examine geographic, demographic, economic & business characteristics and trends for this metro. Links are provided throughout to compare this metro to other metros and areas using interactive tables. Examine, for example, this metro in context of a peer group set of metros based on population size using this metros interactive table.

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Contents of this Report
This document is organized into these sections:
1. Recent Trends & Outlook
1.1. Projections to 2030 by Component County
2. Overview & Updates
3. Reference & Thematic Pattern Maps
3.1. Lay of the Land
3.2. Neighborhood Patterns of Economic Prosperity
4. Population Characteristics & Trends
4.1. Component City Characteristics
4.2. Component County Characteristics
4.3. General Demographic Characteristics
5. Housing Characteristics & Trends
5.1. Total Housing Units
5.2. General Housing Characteristics
5.3. Residential Construction; Housing Units Authorized & Value
5.4. Housing Price Index
6. Economic Characteristics & Trends
6.1. Economic Profile
6.2. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (QCEW)
6.3. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (CBP)
6.4. General Economic Characteristics
6.5. Gross Domestic Product
6.6. Fortune 1000 Companies
6.7. Labor Market Characteristics & Trends
6.8. Cost of Living
7. Social & Education Characteristics
7.1. General Social Characteristics
7.2. Component School District Characteristics
7.3. Component Higher Education Institution Characteristics
8. GeoPolitics
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Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) - larger metros
The nation's 382 metro areas (July 2015 CBSA vintage) contained approximately 279.7 million people in 2017, representing approximately 85.9 percent of the nation's 325.7 population.

Micropolitan Statistical Areas (MISAs) - smaller metros
The nation’s 551 micro areas contained approximately 27.7 million people in 2017, representing approximately 8.5 percent of the nation’s population.

Use the county interactive table to examine metro by county demographic change 2010-2017, the how and why of change and what these patterns suggest about the future.

Use the CBSA/metro interactive table to examine metro demographic change 2010-2017, the how and why of change and what these patterns suggest about the future.

Upcoming Updates (some items only appear in subscriber edition)
  • Housing Price Index (section 5.4) quarterly/annual
  • Establishments, employment & earnings (section 6.6) quarterly/annual
  • Employment Situation (section 6.7) monthly/quarterly/annual
  • Construction (section 5.3) monthly/quarterly/annual
    --
  • Oct 2018 -- 2017 ACS 1-year estimates -- demographic-economic tables; annual update

Recent Updates
... this report updates frequently. Selected updates are listed below. Register to receive update notifications.

  • 09.27.18 County Detailed Demographic Trend Profiles; 2010-2017
    .. 4.2 Component Counties
    .. click county link in section to view new county demographic profile
  • 09.18.18 Gross Domestic Product & Related Measures
    .. 6.5. Metro GDP Annual Update - time series 2001-2017; updates with 2018 data December 2019
  • 09.18.18 Quarterly Establishments, Employment & Wages (QCEW) by Type of Business (NAICS)
    .. 6.2.2. QCEW Quarterly downloadable files
  • 09.14.18 New 2018 Vintage CBSA/Metro Delineations
    .. View 2018 MSAs and component counties
  • 09.03.18 City population annual estimates updated through 2017 .. 4.1 Component Cities
    .. Housing Unit annual estimates updated through 2017 .. 5.1. Housing Units
    .. Cost of Living .. feature added for MSAs .. 6.8. Cost of Living
  • 09.01.18 New 2017 Population & Components of Change;
    .. sections updated: 2. Overview .. 4. CBSA Components of Change .. 4.2. CBSA County Components
  • 04.26.18 New 2016 County Business Patterns/Establishment attributes; section 6.3
  • 03.01.18 New 2017 Housing Price Index; new, extended structure; section 5.4
  • 01.19.18 New 2016 Metro/CBSA demographic-economic interactive tables; rank/compare metros
    .. General demographics .. Social .. Economic .. Housing
  • Economic profile and personal income; section 6.1; annual/November.
  • Census tracts overview section; annual/December.
  • General Demographics section updated/extended; annual/December.
  • Higher education institutions; annual/February.
  • Overview lead narrative on population components of change; annual/March.
  • Metro & county demographic component detailed annual estimates; annual/March.
  • School districts in metro & K-12 enrollment; annual/August.
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1. Recent Trends & Outlook - goto top
This section provides a summary of recent business, demographic, economic trends; year-ahead & outlook to 2030.

The Recent Trends & Outlook section narrative is updated quarterly and is published in the subscriber edition. The narrative covers topics about this metro such as .. assessing the implications of next jobs report, impact of the Fed's action on the interest rate, which sectors are expanding or contracting, how housing market conditions are changing and more on insights to help your planning and decision-making.

Projections to 2030. The following table presents the most recent ProximityOne population projections to 2030 by metro county and and the metro overall. ProximityOne develops annual population estimates and projections by single year of age by county to 2030. We also develop custom estimates and projections. Contact us for further information (leave message in text box). Or call us at 888.364.7656. These projections are updated periodically and make use of other demographic-economic data presented in this document. See terms of use.

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC [20500] CBSA by County Population Estimates & Projections to 2030
http://proximityone.com/outlook2030.htm
-- Vintage: 01/09/18 -- Model: 1.0.2 -- Report: 1.1 -- Run: 01/22/18
-- County -- 7/1/20102010%7/1/20202020%7/1/20302030%2010-302010-30%
  Chatham, NC [37037]63,79612.5577,80913.0993,81613.5030,02047.06
  Durham, NC [37063]270,96253.32330,29255.56400,47257.61129,51047.80
  Orange, NC [37135]133,97426.37147,08824.74161,71523.2727,74120.71
  Person, NC [37145]39,4157.7639,3096.6139,0925.62-323-0.82
  Region Total508,147100.00594,498100.00695,095100.00186,94836.79
 

  2. Overview & Update - goto top

Population. The total population of the Durham-Chapel Hill, NC MSA changed from 508,532 in 2010 to 567,428 in 2017, a change of 58,896 (11.6%). Among all metros, Durham-Chapel Hill, NC MSA ranked 97th in 2017, based on total population. It ranked 54th based population change from 2010 to 2017 and ranked 53th based population percent change from 2010 to 2017. See section 1. for population projections to 2030 for the metro by county. See section 4. for additional details on population.

Geography. The total land area of the Durham-Chapel Hill, NC MSA is 1,757.7 SqMi with water area of 54.5 SqMi. The metro ranked 271th among all metros based on total land area. With 2017 population density of 322.8, the metro ranked 103th among all metros (based on land area).

Geographic Mobility. The net migration of the Durham-Chapel Hill, NC MSA changed from 4,007 in 2011 (6/30/10 to 7/1/11) to 5,982 in 2017. From 2011 through 2017, the total net migration was 38,654; the average annual net migration was 5,522. See section 4 for additional details on migration.

Housing. The total housing stock of the Durham-Chapel Hill, NC MSA changed from 223,290 in 2010 to 244,300 in 2017, a change of 21,010 (9.4%). See section 5 for additional details on housing.

Cost of Living. The regional price parity (RPP) for all goods and services for the Durham-Chapel Hill, NC MSA changed from 95.1 in 2010 to 95.2 in 2016. The RPP is an index where the national average of the cost of goods and services sold is 100. The RPP is an indicator of the cost of living in that area relative to the U.S. overall average. See section 6.8 for additional details on Cost of Living.

Personal Income. The total personal income of Durham-Chapel Hill, NC MSA changed from 21,210,995 ($000s) in 2010 to 27,593,569 ($000s) in 2016, a change of 6,382,574 ($000s) (30.1%). The per capita personal income changed from $41,742 in 2010 to $49,315 in 2016, a change of $7,573 (18.1%). See section 6.1. for additional details on personal income.

Gross Domestic Product. This metro ranked number 17 among the 383 MSAs based on 2017 per capita real GDP. The real per capita GDP changed from $71,236 in 2011 to $65,696 in 2017 a change of ($5,540) (-7.8%).

.. Real GDP The real GDP changed from $36,723M in 2011 to $37,278M in 2017 a change of $555M ( 1.51%).

.. Current $ GDP The current dollar GDP changed from $37,677M in 2011 to $43,474M in 2017 a change of $5,797M ( 15.39%).

.. Quantity Index The all industry GDP quantity index changed from 93.741 in 2011 to 95.157 in 2017 a change of 1.416 ( 1.511%).

GDP is the most comprehensive measure of metro economic activity. GDP is the sum of the GDP originating in all industries in the metro. See section 6.5. for additional details on GDP.

Employment Situation (updated monthly). The Durham-Chapel Hill, NC MSA labor force changed from 291,666 in November 2016 to 297,132 in November 2017, a change of 5,466 (1.9%). The unemployment rate changed from 4.33% in November 2016 to 3.91% in November 2017, a change of -0.42 (-9.70%). See section 6.7. for additional details on the employment situation.
 
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10580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY MSA
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10760 Alexander City, AL MISA
10780 Alexandria, LA MSA
10820 Alexandria, MN MISA
10860 Alice, TX MISA
10900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ MSA
10940 Alma, MI MISA
10980 Alpena, MI MISA
11020 Altoona, PA MSA
11060 Altus, OK MISA
11100 Amarillo, TX MSA
11140 Americus, GA MISA
11180 Ames, IA MSA
11220 Amsterdam, NY MISA
11260 Anchorage, AK MSA
11380 Andrews, TX MISA
11420 Angola, IN MISA
11460 Ann Arbor, MI MSA
11500 Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL MSA
11540 Appleton, WI MSA
11580 Arcadia, FL MISA
11620 Ardmore, OK MISA
11660 Arkadelphia, AR MISA
11680 Arkansas City-Winfield, KS MISA
11700 Asheville, NC MSA
11740 Ashland, OH MISA
11780 Ashtabula, OH MISA
11820 Astoria, OR MISA
11860 Atchison, KS MISA
11900 Athens, OH MISA
11940 Athens, TN MISA
11980 Athens, TX MISA
12020 Athens-Clarke County, GA MSA
12060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA MSA
12100 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ MSA
12120 Atmore, AL MISA
12140 Auburn, IN MISA
12180 Auburn, NY MISA
12220 Auburn-Opelika, AL MSA
12260 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC MSA
12300 Augusta-Waterville, ME MISA
12380 Austin, MN MISA
12420 Austin-Round Rock, TX MSA
12460 Bainbridge, GA MISA
12540 Bakersfield, CA MSA
12580 Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD MSA
12620 Bangor, ME MSA
12660 Baraboo, WI MISA
12680 Bardstown, KY MISA
12700 Barnstable Town, MA MSA
12740 Barre, VT MISA
12780 Bartlesville, OK MISA
12820 Bastrop, LA MISA
12860 Batavia, NY MISA
12900 Batesville, AR MISA
12940 Baton Rouge, LA MSA
12980 Battle Creek, MI MSA
13020 Bay City, MI MSA
13060 Bay City, TX MISA
13100 Beatrice, NE MISA
13140 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX MSA
13180 Beaver Dam, WI MISA
13220 Beckley, WV MSA
13260 Bedford, IN MISA
13300 Beeville, TX MISA
13340 Bellefontaine, OH MISA
13380 Bellingham, WA MSA
13420 Bemidji, MN MISA
13460 Bend-Redmond, OR MSA
13500 Bennettsville, SC MISA
13540 Bennington, VT MISA
13620 Berlin, NH-VT MISA
13660 Big Rapids, MI MISA
13700 Big Spring, TX MISA
13720 Big Stone Gap, VA MISA
13740 Billings, MT MSA
13780 Binghamton, NY MSA
13820 Birmingham-Hoover, AL MSA
13900 Bismarck, ND MSA
13940 Blackfoot, ID MISA
13980 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA MSA
14010 Bloomington, IL MSA
14020 Bloomington, IN MSA
14100 Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA MSA
14140 Bluefield, WV-VA MISA
14180 Blytheville, AR MISA
14220 Bogalusa, LA MISA
14260 Boise City, ID MSA
14300 Bonham, TX MISA
14340 Boone, IA MISA
14380 Boone, NC MISA
14420 Borger, TX MISA
14460 Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH MSA
14500 Boulder, CO MSA
14540 Bowling Green, KY MSA
14580 Bozeman, MT MISA
14620 Bradford, PA MISA
14660 Brainerd, MN MISA
14700 Branson, MO MISA
14720 Breckenridge, CO MISA
14740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA MSA
14780 Brenham, TX MISA
14820 Brevard, NC MISA
14860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT MSA
15020 Brookhaven, MS MISA
15060 Brookings, OR MISA
15100 Brookings, SD MISA
15140 Brownsville, TN MISA
15180 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX MSA
15220 Brownwood, TX MISA
15260 Brunswick, GA MSA
15340 Bucyrus, OH MISA
15380 Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY MSA
15420 Burley, ID MISA
15460 Burlington, IA-IL MISA
15500 Burlington, NC MSA
15540 Burlington-South Burlington, VT MSA
15580 Butte-Silver Bow, MT MISA
15620 Cadillac, MI MISA
15660 Calhoun, GA MISA
15680 California-Lexington Park, MD MSA
15700 Cambridge, MD MISA
15740 Cambridge, OH MISA
15780 Camden, AR MISA
15820 Campbellsville, KY MISA
15860 Ca±on City, CO MISA
15900 Canton, IL MISA
15940 Canton-Massillon, OH MSA
15980 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL MSA
16020 Cape Girardeau, MO-IL MSA
16060 Carbondale-Marion, IL MSA
16100 Carlsbad-Artesia, NM MISA
16140 Carroll, IA MISA
16180 Carson City, NV MSA
16220 Casper, WY MSA
16260 Cedar City, UT MISA
16300 Cedar Rapids, IA MSA
16340 Cedartown, GA MISA
16380 Celina, OH MISA
16420 Central City, KY MISA
16460 Centralia, IL MISA
16500 Centralia, WA MISA
16540 Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA MSA
16580 Champaign-Urbana, IL MSA
16620 Charleston, WV MSA
16660 Charleston-Mattoon, IL MISA
16700 Charleston-North Charleston, SC MSA
16740 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC MSA
16820 Charlottesville, VA MSA
16860 Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA
16940 Cheyenne, WY MSA
16980 Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI MSA
17020 Chico, CA MSA
17060 Chillicothe, OH MISA
17140 Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN MSA
17200 Claremont-Lebanon, NH-VT MISA
17220 Clarksburg, WV MISA
17260 Clarksdale, MS MISA
17300 Clarksville, TN-KY MSA
17340 Clearlake, CA MISA
17380 Cleveland, MS MISA
17420 Cleveland, TN MSA
17460 Cleveland-Elyria, OH MSA
17500 Clewiston, FL MISA
17540 Clinton, IA MISA
17580 Clovis, NM MISA
17660 Coeur d'Alene, ID MSA
17700 Coffeyville, KS MISA
17740 Coldwater, MI MISA
17780 College Station-Bryan, TX MSA
17820 Colorado Springs, CO MSA
17860 Columbia, MO MSA
17900 Columbia, SC MSA
17980 Columbus, GA-AL MSA
18020 Columbus, IN MSA
18060 Columbus, MS MISA
18100 Columbus, NE MISA
18140 Columbus, OH MSA
18180 Concord, NH MISA
18220 Connersville, IN MISA
18260 Cookeville, TN MISA
18300 Coos Bay, OR MISA
18380 Cordele, GA MISA
18420 Corinth, MS MISA
18460 Cornelia, GA MISA
18500 Corning, NY MISA
18580 Corpus Christi, TX MSA
18620 Corsicana, TX MISA
18660 Cortland, NY MISA
18700 Corvallis, OR MSA
18740 Coshocton, OH MISA
18780 Craig, CO MISA
18820 Crawfordsville, IN MISA
18860 Crescent City, CA MISA
18880 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL MSA
18900 Crossville, TN MISA
18980 Cullman, AL MISA
19000 Cullowhee, NC MISA
19060 Cumberland, MD-WV MSA
19100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX MSA
19140 Dalton, GA MSA
19180 Danville, IL MSA
19220 Danville, KY MISA
19260 Danville, VA MISA
19300 Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL MSA
19340 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL MSA
19380 Dayton, OH MSA
19420 Dayton, TN MISA
19460 Decatur, AL MSA
19500 Decatur, IL MSA
19540 Decatur, IN MISA
19580 Defiance, OH MISA
19620 Del Rio, TX MISA
19660 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL MSA
19700 Deming, NM MISA
19740 Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO MSA
19760 DeRidder, LA MISA
19780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA MSA
19820 Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI MSA
19860 Dickinson, ND MISA
19940 Dixon, IL MISA
19980 Dodge City, KS MISA
20020 Dothan, AL MSA
20060 Douglas, GA MISA
20100 Dover, DE MSA
20140 Dublin, GA MISA
20180 DuBois, PA MISA
20220 Dubuque, IA MSA
20260 Duluth, MN-WI MSA
20300 Dumas, TX MISA
20340 Duncan, OK MISA
20380 Dunn, NC MISA
20420 Durango, CO MISA
20460 Durant, OK MISA
20500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC MSA
20540 Dyersburg, TN MISA
20580 Eagle Pass, TX MISA
20660 Easton, MD MISA
20700 East Stroudsburg, PA MSA
20740 Eau Claire, WI MSA
20780 Edwards, CO MISA
20820 Effingham, IL MISA
20900 El Campo, TX MISA
20940 El Centro, CA MSA
20980 El Dorado, AR MISA
21020 Elizabeth City, NC MISA
21060 Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY MSA
21120 Elk City, OK MISA
21140 Elkhart-Goshen, IN MSA
21180 Elkins, WV MISA
21220 Elko, NV MISA
21260 Ellensburg, WA MISA
21300 Elmira, NY MSA
21340 El Paso, TX MSA
21380 Emporia, KS MISA
21420 Enid, OK MSA
21460 Enterprise, AL MISA
21500 Erie, PA MSA
21540 Escanaba, MI MISA
21580 Espa±ola, NM MISA
21640 Eufaula, AL-GA MISA
21660 Eugene, OR MSA
21700 Eureka-Arcata-Fortuna, CA MISA
21740 Evanston, WY MISA
21780 Evansville, IN-KY MSA
21820 Fairbanks, AK MSA
21840 Fairfield, IA MISA
21860 Fairmont, MN MISA
21900 Fairmont, WV MISA
21980 Fallon, NV MISA
22020 Fargo, ND-MN MSA
22060 Faribault-Northfield, MN MISA
22100 Farmington, MO MISA
22140 Farmington, NM MSA
22180 Fayetteville, NC MSA
22220 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO MSA
22260 Fergus Falls, MN MISA
22280 Fernley, NV MISA
22300 Findlay, OH MISA
22340 Fitzgerald, GA MISA
22380 Flagstaff, AZ MSA
22420 Flint, MI MSA
22500 Florence, SC MSA
22520 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL MSA
22540 Fond du Lac, WI MSA
22580 Forest City, NC MISA
22620 Forrest City, AR MISA
22660 Fort Collins, CO MSA
22700 Fort Dodge, IA MISA
22780 Fort Leonard Wood, MO MISA
22800 Fort Madison-Keokuk, IA-IL-MO MISA
22820 Fort Morgan, CO MISA
22840 Fort Payne, AL MISA
22860 Fort Polk South, LA MISA
22900 Fort Smith, AR-OK MSA
23060 Fort Wayne, IN MSA
23140 Frankfort, IN MISA
23180 Frankfort, KY MISA
23240 Fredericksburg, TX MISA
23300 Freeport, IL MISA
23340 Fremont, NE MISA
23380 Fremont, OH MISA
23420 Fresno, CA MSA
23460 Gadsden, AL MSA
23500 Gaffney, SC MISA
23540 Gainesville, FL MSA
23580 Gainesville, GA MSA
23620 Gainesville, TX MISA
23660 Galesburg, IL MISA
23700 Gallup, NM MISA
23780 Garden City, KS MISA
23820 Gardnerville Ranchos, NV MISA
23860 Georgetown, SC MISA
23900 Gettysburg, PA MSA
23940 Gillette, WY MISA
23980 Glasgow, KY MISA
24020 Glens Falls, NY MSA
24060 Glenwood Springs, CO MISA
24100 Gloversville, NY MISA
24140 Goldsboro, NC MSA
24220 Grand Forks, ND-MN MSA
24260 Grand Island, NE MSA
24300 Grand Junction, CO MSA
24330 Grand Rapids, MN MISA
24340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI MSA
24380 Grants, NM MISA
24420 Grants Pass, OR MSA
24460 Great Bend, KS MISA
24500 Great Falls, MT MSA
24540 Greeley, CO MSA
24580 Green Bay, WI MSA
24620 Greeneville, TN MISA
24640 Greenfield Town, MA MISA
24660 Greensboro-High Point, NC MSA
24700 Greensburg, IN MISA
24740 Greenville, MS MISA
24780 Greenville, NC MSA
24820 Greenville, OH MISA
24860 Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC MSA
24900 Greenwood, MS MISA
24940 Greenwood, SC MISA
24980 Grenada, MS MISA
25060 Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS MSA
25100 Guymon, OK MISA
25180 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV MSA
25200 Hailey, ID MISA
25220 Hammond, LA MSA
25260 Hanford-Corcoran, CA MSA
25300 Hannibal, MO MISA
25420 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA MSA
25460 Harrison, AR MISA
25500 Harrisonburg, VA MSA
25540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT MSA
25580 Hastings, NE MISA
25620 Hattiesburg, MS MSA
25700 Hays, KS MISA
25720 Heber, UT MISA
25740 Helena, MT MISA
25760 Helena-West Helena, AR MISA
25780 Henderson, NC MISA
25820 Hereford, TX MISA
25840 Hermiston-Pendleton, OR MISA
25860 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC MSA
25880 Hillsdale, MI MISA
25900 Hilo, HI MISA
25940 Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC MSA
25980 Hinesville, GA MSA
26020 Hobbs, NM MISA
26090 Holland, MI MISA
26140 Homosassa Springs, FL MSA
26220 Hood River, OR MISA
26260 Hope, AR MISA
26300 Hot Springs, AR MSA
26340 Houghton, MI MISA
26380 Houma-Thibodaux, LA MSA
26420 Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX MSA
26460 Hudson, NY MISA
26500 Huntingdon, PA MISA
26540 Huntington, IN MISA
26580 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH MSA
26620 Huntsville, AL MSA
26660 Huntsville, TX MISA
26700 Huron, SD MISA
26740 Hutchinson, KS MISA
26780 Hutchinson, MN MISA
26820 Idaho Falls, ID MSA
26860 Indiana, PA MISA
26900 Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN MSA
26940 Indianola, MS MISA
26960 Ionia, MI MISA
26980 Iowa City, IA MSA
27020 Iron Mountain, MI-WI MISA
27060 Ithaca, NY MSA
27100 Jackson, MI MSA
27140 Jackson, MS MSA
27160 Jackson, OH MISA
27180 Jackson, TN MSA
27220 Jackson, WY-ID MISA
27260 Jacksonville, FL MSA
27300 Jacksonville, IL MISA
27340 Jacksonville, NC MSA
27380 Jacksonville, TX MISA
27420 Jamestown, ND MISA
27460 Jamestown-Dunkirk-Fredonia, NY MISA
27500 Janesville-Beloit, WI MSA
27540 Jasper, IN MISA
27600 Jefferson, GA MISA
27620 Jefferson City, MO MSA
27660 Jennings, LA MISA
27700 Jesup, GA MISA
27740 Johnson City, TN MSA
27780 Johnstown, PA MSA
27860 Jonesboro, AR MSA
27900 Joplin, MO MSA
27920 Junction City, KS MISA
27940 Juneau, AK MISA
27980 Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI MSA
28020 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI MSA
28060 Kalispell, MT MISA
28100 Kankakee, IL MSA
28140 Kansas City, MO-KS MSA
28180 Kapaa, HI MISA
28260 Kearney, NE MISA
28300 Keene, NH MISA
28340 Kendallville, IN MISA
28380 Kennett, MO MISA
28420 Kennewick-Richland, WA MSA
28500 Kerrville, TX MISA
28540 Ketchikan, AK MISA
28580 Key West, FL MISA
28620 Kill Devil Hills, NC MISA
28660 Killeen-Temple, TX MSA
28700 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA MSA
28740 Kingston, NY MSA
28780 Kingsville, TX MISA
28820 Kinston, NC MISA
28860 Kirksville, MO MISA
28900 Klamath Falls, OR MISA
28940 Knoxville, TN MSA
29020 Kokomo, IN MSA
29060 Laconia, NH MISA
29100 La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN MSA
29180 Lafayette, LA MSA
29200 Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN MSA
29260 La Grande, OR MISA
29300 LaGrange, GA MISA
29340 Lake Charles, LA MSA
29380 Lake City, FL MISA
29420 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ MSA
29460 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL MSA
29500 Lamesa, TX MISA
29540 Lancaster, PA MSA
29620 Lansing-East Lansing, MI MSA
29660 Laramie, WY MISA
29700 Laredo, TX MSA
29740 Las Cruces, NM MSA
29780 Las Vegas, NM MISA
29820 Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV MSA
29860 Laurel, MS MISA
29900 Laurinburg, NC MISA
29940 Lawrence, KS MSA
29980 Lawrenceburg, TN MISA
30020 Lawton, OK MSA
30060 Lebanon, MO MISA
30140 Lebanon, PA MSA
30220 Levelland, TX MISA
30260 Lewisburg, PA MISA
30280 Lewisburg, TN MISA
30300 Lewiston, ID-WA MSA
30340 Lewiston-Auburn, ME MSA
30380 Lewistown, PA MISA
30420 Lexington, NE MISA
30460 Lexington-Fayette, KY MSA
30580 Liberal, KS MISA
30620 Lima, OH MSA
30660 Lincoln, IL MISA
30700 Lincoln, NE MSA
30780 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR MSA
30820 Lock Haven, PA MISA
30860 Logan, UT-ID MSA
30880 Logan, WV MISA
30900 Logansport, IN MISA
30940 London, KY MISA
30980 Longview, TX MSA
31020 Longview, WA MSA
31060 Los Alamos, NM MISA
31080 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA MSA
31140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN MSA
31180 Lubbock, TX MSA
31220 Ludington, MI MISA
31260 Lufkin, TX MISA
31300 Lumberton, NC MISA
31340 Lynchburg, VA MSA
31380 Macomb, IL MISA
31420 Macon-Bibb County, GA MSA
31460 Madera, CA MSA
31500 Madison, IN MISA
31540 Madison, WI MSA
31580 Madisonville, KY MISA
31620 Magnolia, AR MISA
31660 Malone, NY MISA
31680 Malvern, AR MISA
31700 Manchester-Nashua, NH MSA
31740 Manhattan, KS MSA
31820 Manitowoc, WI MISA
31860 Mankato-North Mankato, MN MSA
31900 Mansfield, OH MSA
31930 Marietta, OH MISA
31940 Marinette, WI-MI MISA
31980 Marion, IN MISA
32000 Marion, NC MISA
32020 Marion, OH MISA
32100 Marquette, MI MISA
32140 Marshall, MN MISA
32180 Marshall, MO MISA
32220 Marshall, TX MISA
32260 Marshalltown, IA MISA
32280 Martin, TN MISA
32300 Martinsville, VA MISA
32340 Maryville, MO MISA
32380 Mason City, IA MISA
32460 Mayfield, KY MISA
32500 Maysville, KY MISA
32540 McAlester, OK MISA
32580 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX MSA
32620 McComb, MS MISA
32660 McMinnville, TN MISA
32700 McPherson, KS MISA
32740 Meadville, PA MISA
32780 Medford, OR MSA
32820 Memphis, TN-MS-AR MSA
32860 Menomonie, WI MISA
32900 Merced, CA MSA
32940 Meridian, MS MISA
32980 Merrill, WI MISA
33020 Mexico, MO MISA
33060 Miami, OK MISA
33100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL MSA
33140 Michigan City-La Porte, IN MSA
33180 Middlesborough, KY MISA
33220 Midland, MI MSA
33260 Midland, TX MSA
33300 Milledgeville, GA MISA
33340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI MSA
33420 Mineral Wells, TX MISA
33460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI MSA
33500 Minot, ND MISA
33540 Missoula, MT MSA
33580 Mitchell, SD MISA
33620 Moberly, MO MISA
33660 Mobile, AL MSA
33700 Modesto, CA MSA
33740 Monroe, LA MSA
33780 Monroe, MI MSA
33860 Montgomery, AL MSA
33940 Montrose, CO MISA
33980 Morehead City, NC MISA
34020 Morgan City, LA MISA
34060 Morgantown, WV MSA
34100 Morristown, TN MSA
34140 Moscow, ID MISA
34180 Moses Lake, WA MISA
34220 Moultrie, GA MISA
34260 Mountain Home, AR MISA
34300 Mountain Home, ID MISA
34340 Mount Airy, NC MISA
34380 Mount Pleasant, MI MISA
34420 Mount Pleasant, TX MISA
34460 Mount Sterling, KY MISA
34500 Mount Vernon, IL MISA
34540 Mount Vernon, OH MISA
34580 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA MSA
34620 Muncie, IN MSA
34660 Murray, KY MISA
34700 Muscatine, IA MISA
34740 Muskegon, MI MSA
34780 Muskogee, OK MISA
34820 Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC MSA
34860 Nacogdoches, TX MISA
34900 Napa, CA MSA
34940 Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL MSA
34980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN MSA
35020 Natchez, MS-LA MISA
35060 Natchitoches, LA MISA
35100 New Bern, NC MSA
35140 Newberry, SC MISA
35220 New Castle, IN MISA
35260 New Castle, PA MISA
35300 New Haven-Milford, CT MSA
35380 New Orleans-Metairie, LA MSA
35420 New Philadelphia-Dover, OH MISA
35440 Newport, OR MISA
35460 Newport, TN MISA
35500 Newton, IA MISA
35580 New Ulm, MN MISA
35620 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA MSA
35660 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI MSA
35700 Nogales, AZ MISA
35740 Norfolk, NE MISA
35820 North Platte, NE MISA
35840 North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL MSA
35860 North Vernon, IN MISA
35900 North Wilkesboro, NC MISA
35940 Norwalk, OH MISA
35980 Norwich-New London, CT MSA
36020 Oak Harbor, WA MISA
36100 Ocala, FL MSA
36140 Ocean City, NJ MSA
36220 Odessa, TX MSA
36260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT MSA
36300 Ogdensburg-Massena, NY MISA
36340 Oil City, PA MISA
36380 Okeechobee, FL MISA
36420 Oklahoma City, OK MSA
36460 Olean, NY MISA
36500 Olympia-Tumwater, WA MSA
36540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA MSA
36580 Oneonta, NY MISA
36620 Ontario, OR-ID MISA
36660 Opelousas, LA MISA
36700 Orangeburg, SC MISA
36740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL MSA
36780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI MSA
36820 Oskaloosa, IA MISA
36830 Othello, WA MISA
36840 Ottawa, KS MISA
36860 Ottawa-Peru, IL MISA
36900 Ottumwa, IA MISA
36940 Owatonna, MN MISA
36980 Owensboro, KY MSA
37020 Owosso, MI MISA
37060 Oxford, MS MISA
37080 Oxford, NC MISA
37100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA MSA
37120 Ozark, AL MISA
37140 Paducah, KY-IL MISA
37220 Pahrump, NV MISA
37260 Palatka, FL MISA
37300 Palestine, TX MISA
37340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL MSA
37420 Pampa, TX MISA
37460 Panama City, FL MSA
37500 Paragould, AR MISA
37540 Paris, TN MISA
37580 Paris, TX MISA
37620 Parkersburg-Vienna, WV MSA
37660 Parsons, KS MISA
37740 Payson, AZ MISA
37780 Pecos, TX MISA
37800 Pella, IA MISA
37860 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL MSA
37900 Peoria, IL MSA
37940 Peru, IN MISA
37980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD MSA
38060 Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ MSA
38100 Picayune, MS MISA
38180 Pierre, SD MISA
38220 Pine Bluff, AR MSA
38240 Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC MISA
38260 Pittsburg, KS MISA
38300 Pittsburgh, PA MSA
38340 Pittsfield, MA MSA
38380 Plainview, TX MISA
38420 Platteville, WI MISA
38460 Plattsburgh, NY MISA
38500 Plymouth, IN MISA
38540 Pocatello, ID MSA
38580 Point Pleasant, WV-OH MISA
38620 Ponca City, OK MISA
38700 Pontiac, IL MISA
38740 Poplar Bluff, MO MISA
38780 Portales, NM MISA
38820 Port Angeles, WA MISA
38840 Port Clinton, OH MISA
38860 Portland-South Portland, ME MSA
38900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA
38920 Port Lavaca, TX MISA
38940 Port St. Lucie, FL MSA
39020 Portsmouth, OH MISA
39060 Pottsville, PA MISA
39140 Prescott, AZ MSA
39220 Price, UT MISA
39260 Prineville, OR MISA
39300 Providence-Warwick, RI-MA MSA
39340 Provo-Orem, UT MSA
39380 Pueblo, CO MSA
39420 Pullman, WA MISA
39460 Punta Gorda, FL MSA
39500 Quincy, IL-MO MISA
39540 Racine, WI MSA
39580 Raleigh, NC MSA
39660 Rapid City, SD MSA
39700 Raymondville, TX MISA
39740 Reading, PA MSA
39780 Red Bluff, CA MISA
39820 Redding, CA MSA
39860 Red Wing, MN MISA
39900 Reno, NV MSA
39940 Rexburg, ID MISA
39980 Richmond, IN MISA
40060 Richmond, VA MSA
40080 Richmond-Berea, KY MISA
40100 Rio Grande City, TX MISA
40140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA MSA
40180 Riverton, WY MISA
40220 Roanoke, VA MSA
40260 Roanoke Rapids, NC MISA
40300 Rochelle, IL MISA
40340 Rochester, MN MSA
40380 Rochester, NY MSA
40420 Rockford, IL MSA
40460 Rockingham, NC MISA
40540 Rock Springs, WY MISA
40580 Rocky Mount, NC MSA
40620 Rolla, MO MISA
40660 Rome, GA MSA
40700 Roseburg, OR MISA
40740 Roswell, NM MISA
40760 Ruidoso, NM MISA
40780 Russellville, AR MISA
40820 Ruston, LA MISA
40860 Rutland, VT MISA
40900 Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA MSA
40940 Safford, AZ MISA
40980 Saginaw, MI MSA
41060 St. Cloud, MN MSA
41100 St. George, UT MSA
41140 St. Joseph, MO-KS MSA
41180 St. Louis, MO-IL MSA
41220 St. Marys, GA MISA
41260 St. Marys, PA MISA
41400 Salem, OH MISA
41420 Salem, OR MSA
41460 Salina, KS MISA
41500 Salinas, CA MSA
41540 Salisbury, MD-DE MSA
41620 Salt Lake City, UT MSA
41660 San Angelo, TX MSA
41700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX MSA
41740 San Diego-Carlsbad, CA MSA
41760 Sandpoint, ID MISA
41780 Sandusky, OH MISA
41820 Sanford, NC MISA
41860 San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA MSA
41940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA MSA
42020 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA MSA
42100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA MSA
42140 Santa Fe, NM MSA
42200 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA MSA
42220 Santa Rosa, CA MSA
42300 Sault Ste. Marie, MI MISA
42340 Savannah, GA MSA
42380 Sayre, PA MISA
42420 Scottsbluff, NE MISA
42460 Scottsboro, AL MISA
42540 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA MSA
42620 Searcy, AR MISA
42660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA MSA
42680 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL MSA
42700 Sebring, FL MSA
42740 Sedalia, MO MISA
42780 Selinsgrove, PA MISA
42820 Selma, AL MISA
42860 Seneca, SC MISA
42900 Seneca Falls, NY MISA
42940 Sevierville, TN MISA
42980 Seymour, IN MISA
43020 Shawano, WI MISA
43060 Shawnee, OK MISA
43100 Sheboygan, WI MSA
43140 Shelby, NC MISA
43180 Shelbyville, TN MISA
43220 Shelton, WA MISA
43260 Sheridan, WY MISA
43300 Sherman-Denison, TX MSA
43320 Show Low, AZ MISA
43340 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA MSA
43380 Sidney, OH MISA
43420 Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ MSA
43460 Sikeston, MO MISA
43500 Silver City, NM MISA
43580 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD MSA
43620 Sioux Falls, SD MSA
43660 Snyder, TX MISA
43700 Somerset, KY MISA
43740 Somerset, PA MISA
43760 Sonora, CA MISA
43780 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI MSA
43900 Spartanburg, SC MSA
43940 Spearfish, SD MISA
43980 Spencer, IA MISA
44020 Spirit Lake, IA MISA
44060 Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA MSA
44100 Springfield, IL MSA
44140 Springfield, MA MSA
44180 Springfield, MO MSA
44220 Springfield, OH MSA
44260 Starkville, MS MISA
44300 State College, PA MSA
44340 Statesboro, GA MISA
44420 Staunton-Waynesboro, VA MSA
44460 Steamboat Springs, CO MISA
44500 Stephenville, TX MISA
44540 Sterling, CO MISA
44580 Sterling, IL MISA
44620 Stevens Point, WI MISA
44660 Stillwater, OK MISA
44700 Stockton-Lodi, CA MSA
44740 Storm Lake, IA MISA
44780 Sturgis, MI MISA
44860 Sulphur Springs, TX MISA
44900 Summerville, GA MISA
44920 Summit Park, UT MISA
44940 Sumter, SC MSA
44980 Sunbury, PA MISA
45000 Susanville, CA MISA
45020 Sweetwater, TX MISA
45060 Syracuse, NY MSA
45140 Tahlequah, OK MISA
45180 Talladega-Sylacauga, AL MISA
45220 Tallahassee, FL MSA
45300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSA
45340 Taos, NM MISA
45380 Taylorville, IL MISA
45460 Terre Haute, IN MSA
45500 Texarkana, TX-AR MSA
45520 The Dalles, OR MISA
45540 The Villages, FL MSA
45580 Thomaston, GA MISA
45620 Thomasville, GA MISA
45660 Tiffin, OH MISA
45700 Tifton, GA MISA
45740 Toccoa, GA MISA
45780 Toledo, OH MSA
45820 Topeka, KS MSA
45860 Torrington, CT MISA
45900 Traverse City, MI MISA
45940 Trenton, NJ MSA
45980 Troy, AL MISA
46020 Truckee-Grass Valley, CA MISA
46060 Tucson, AZ MSA
46100 Tullahoma-Manchester, TN MISA
46140 Tulsa, OK MSA
46180 Tupelo, MS MISA
46220 Tuscaloosa, AL MSA
46300 Twin Falls, ID MISA
46340 Tyler, TX MSA
46380 Ukiah, CA MISA
46460 Union City, TN-KY MISA
46500 Urbana, OH MISA
46520 Urban Honolulu, HI MSA
46540 Utica-Rome, NY MSA
46620 Uvalde, TX MISA
46660 Valdosta, GA MSA
46700 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA MSA
46740 Valley, AL MISA
46780 Van Wert, OH MISA
46820 Vermillion, SD MISA
46860 Vernal, UT MISA
46900 Vernon, TX MISA
46980 Vicksburg, MS MISA
47020 Victoria, TX MSA
47080 Vidalia, GA MISA
47180 Vincennes, IN MISA
47220 Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ MSA
47240 Vineyard Haven, MA MISA
47260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA
47300 Visalia-Porterville, CA MSA
47340 Wabash, IN MISA
47380 Waco, TX MSA
47420 Wahpeton, ND-MN MISA
47460 Walla Walla, WA MSA
47540 Wapakoneta, OH MISA
47580 Warner Robins, GA MSA
47620 Warren, PA MISA
47660 Warrensburg, MO MISA
47700 Warsaw, IN MISA
47780 Washington, IN MISA
47820 Washington, NC MISA
47900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV MSA
47920 Washington Court House, OH MISA
47940 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA MSA
47980 Watertown, SD MISA
48020 Watertown-Fort Atkinson, WI MISA
48060 Watertown-Fort Drum, NY MSA
48100 Wauchula, FL MISA
48140 Wausau, WI MSA
48180 Waycross, GA MISA
48220 Weatherford, OK MISA
48260 Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH MSA
48300 Wenatchee, WA MSA
48460 West Plains, MO MISA
48500 West Point, MS MISA
48540 Wheeling, WV-OH MSA
48580 Whitewater-Elkhorn, WI MISA
48620 Wichita, KS MSA
48660 Wichita Falls, TX MSA
48700 Williamsport, PA MSA
48780 Williston, ND MISA
48820 Willmar, MN MISA
48900 Wilmington, NC MSA
48940 Wilmington, OH MISA
48980 Wilson, NC MISA
49020 Winchester, VA-WV MSA
49080 Winnemucca, NV MISA
49100 Winona, MN MISA
49180 Winston-Salem, NC MSA
49220 Wisconsin Rapids-Marshfield, WI MISA
49260 Woodward, OK MISA
49300 Wooster, OH MISA
49340 Worcester, MA-CT MSA
49380 Worthington, MN MISA
49420 Yakima, WA MSA
49460 Yankton, SD MISA
49620 York-Hanover, PA MSA
49660 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA MSA
49700 Yuba City, CA MSA
49740 Yuma, AZ MSA
49780 Zanesville, OH MISA
49820 Zapata, TX MISA
3.1. Lay of the Land - goto top

Counties are labeled with county name and state-county FIPS code.

 
  View developed with CV XE GIS software.   See this section to learn about making custom metro maps.

3.2. Patterns of Economic Prosperity by Neighborhood go top

Median household income by census tract (see color/data legend at left of map).

 
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4. Population Characteristics & Trends - goto top

Population and Components of Change by Year
  Area7/1/20107/1/20117/1/20127/1/20137/1/20147/1/20157/1/20167/1/20172010-17a2010-17b
Total population 508,532 515,514 524,708 532,944 541,769 550,346 558,920 567,428 58,896 11.6
  Births  6,541 6,587 6,529 6,565 6,629 6,556 6,549 45,956 6,565
  Deaths  3,598 3,424 3,629 3,653 3,863 3,840 4,019 26,026 3,718
  -- Natural Increase  2,943 3,163 2,900 2,912 2,766 2,716 2,530 19,930 2,847
  Net Migration  4,007 5,945 5,292 5,821 5,761 5,846 5,982 38,654 5,522
  -- Intl Migration  2,011 1,946 2,034 2,213 2,460 2,535 2,522 15,721 2,246
  -- Domestic Migration  1,996 3,999 3,258 3,608 3,301 3,311 3,460 22,933 3,276

4.1. Component City Characteristics go top
Principal Cities (about principal cities); Click link to view city profile.

The largest city in each metropolitan area is designated a "principal city." Additional cities qualify if specified requirements are met concerning population size and employment. The title of each metropolitan area consists of the names of up to three of its principal cities and the name of each state into which the metropolitan area extends.

Principal Cities with 2017 Population and Rank (among all 19,508 cities)
  City Name2017 PopulationU.S. City Rank
  Chapel Hill 59,862628
  Durham 267,74377

Cities are places of population concentration. Incorporated cities have governmental powers assigned by the corresponding state. Metros, or CBSAs, contain one or more incorporated city. The Census Bureau develops annual estimates of the population for all cities using a model-based estimation procedure (in contrast to sample survey-based population estimates developed through the American Comunity Survey (ACS). The model based estimates developed for all cities time lag of only a little over a year. In contrast, the ACS-based estimates for cities under 65,000 population have a time lag of four years and are estimates for a 5-year time period. For example, in January 2019, the 7/1/17 estimates are the most recent model-based population data for all cities, whereas the 2017 ACS estimates (centric to mid-2015) are the recent ACS-survey population estimates available for all cities.

Cities 10,000 population and over; click link to view city profile.
  Area7/1/20107/1/20117/1/20127/1/20137/1/20147/1/20157/1/20167/1/2017Chg 10-17%Chg 10-17
  Carrboro, NC (3710620) 19,577 19,896 20,319 20,690 20,896 21,120 21,266 21,544 1,967 10.1
  Chapel Hill, NC (3711800) 57,395 57,420 58,702 58,852 59,125 59,117 59,283 59,862 2,467 4.3
  Durham, NC (3719000) 229,177 234,071 239,843 245,625 252,003 257,389 263,138 267,743 38,566 16.8

All places interactive tables -- ACS 2016 5-year estimates -- General Demographics | Social | Economic | Housing
All places interactive table -- 2010-2017 model-based time series population estimates.

 
4.2. Component County Characteristics - goto top

Metropolitan areas are defined as one or more contiguous counties/county equivalent areas based on a set of demographic-economic criteria. Counties and county equivalent areas comprising the metro are shown below. For multi-county metros, this section provides insights into how the population is changing by county. Many metros changed geographic composition (counties included in the metro) between the Census 2010 vintage and the current vintage. hese changes, if any, are also shown below (county is marked with **). Click county code link to view county components of change.

  Area7/1/20107/1/20117/1/20127/1/20137/1/20147/1/20157/1/20167/1/2017Chg 10-17%Chg 10-17
  Chatham County, NC (37037) 63,849 64,159 64,590 65,314 66,791 68,418 69,824 71,472 7,623 11.9
  Durham County, NC (37063) 271,327 276,881 282,996 288,960 295,462 301,174 307,090 311,640 40,313 14.9
  Orange County, NC (37135) 133,950 134,962 137,946 139,430 140,399 141,563 142,723 144,946 10,996 8.2
  Person County, NC (37145) 39,406 39,512 39,176 39,240 39,117 39,191 39,283 39,370 -36 0.0
Number of county/county equivalent areas: 4

All counties demographic-economic interactive tables General Demographics | Social | Economic | Housing
All counties time series population estimates: 2010-2017 interactive table.

 
4.3. General Demographic Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2016.htm
    - see related all ACS 2016 1 year metros General Demographic Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa161dp1.htm

  Item20152016Chg15-16%Chg15-16
Total population 552,493 559,535 7,042 1.3
    Male 265,881 267,143 1,262 0.5
    Female 286,612 292,392 5,780 2.0
    Under 5 years 31,881 32,518 637 2.0
    5 to 9 years 35,173 32,440 -2,733 -7.8
    10 to 14 years 30,749 33,995 3,246 10.6
    15 to 19 years 38,825 33,914 -4,911 -12.6
    20 to 24 years 46,423 48,596 2,173 4.7
    25 to 34 years 81,715 83,409 1,694 2.1
    35 to 44 years 76,072 72,976 -3,096 -4.1
    45 to 54 years 67,927 73,418 5,491 8.1
    55 to 59 years 33,074 35,705 2,631 8.0
    60 to 64 years 35,257 33,274 -1,983 -5.6
    65 to 74 years 45,283 48,234 2,951 6.5
    75 to 84 years 19,973 20,371 398 2.0
    85 years and over 10,141 10,685 544 5.4
    Median age (years) 36.6 37.0 0.4 1.1
    18 years and over 435,980 441,313 5,333 1.2
    21 years and over 406,123 417,650 11,527 2.8
    62 years and over 94,316 98,543 4,227 4.5
    65 years and over 75,397 79,290 3,893 5.2
  Race/Origin
    One race 536,719 540,037 3,318 0.6
        White 339,671 350,526 10,855 3.2
        Black or African American 148,590 146,200 -2,390 -1.6
        American Indian and Alaska Native 2,419 1,481 -938 -38.8
        Asian 26,931 27,852 921 3.4
        Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 178 393 215 120.8
        Some other race 18,930 13,585 -5,345 -28.2
    Two or more races 15,774 19,498 3,724 23.6
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 62,866 62,274 -592 -0.9
        Mexican 34,112 30,629 -3,483 -10.2
    Not Hispanic or Latino 489,627 497,261 7,634 1.6
        White alone  301,226 305,324 4,098 1.4
        Black or African American alone 145,926 144,116 -1,810 -1.2
  Citizen, 18 and over 391,553 402,449 10,896 2.8
    Male 180,495 185,646 5,151 2.9
    Female 211,058 216,803 5,745 2.7

5. Housing Characteristics & Trends - goto top

5.1. Total Housing Units - goto top
Housing unit estimates shown in section 5.1. are model-based estimates developed by the Census Bureau annually. These estimates may differ some from ACS-based estimates shown in section 5.2. The model-based estimates are available in advance of the ACS-based data and developed using a different method. Unlike the ACS-based 1-year estimates, the model-based estimates are available for all counties and metros.

  Item7/1/20107/1/20117/1/20127/1/20137/1/20147/1/20157/1/20167/1/2017Chg 10-17%Chg 10-17
  Total Housing Units 223,290 224,917 226,525 229,510 233,818 236,053 240,242 244,300 21,010 9.4

See related time series housing estimates interactive table.

 
5.2. General Housing Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2016.htm
    - see related all ACS 2016 1 year metros Housing Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa161dp4.htm

  Item20152016Chg15-16%Chg15-16
Total housing units 235,649 239,799 4,150 1.8
    Occupied housing units (households) 215,294 217,853 2,559 1.2
    Vacant housing units 20,355 21,946 1,591 7.8
Homeowner vacancy rate 1.80 2.00 0.20 11.1
Rental vacancy rate 6.40 6.90 0.50 7.8
Units in Structure
    1-unit, detached 137,761 147,187 9,426 6.8
    1-unit, attached 18,833 13,624 -5,209 -27.7
    2 units 5,969 6,033 64 1.1
    3 or 4 units 7,501 7,190 -311 -4.1
    5 to 9 units 12,424 15,953 3,529 28.4
    10 to 19 units 20,137 17,406 -2,731 -13.6
    20 or more units 16,086 17,273 1,187 7.4
    Mobile home 16,922 15,133 -1,789 -10.6
    Boat, RV, van, etc. 16 0 -16 -100.0
Year Structure Built
    Built 2014 or later 2,688 5,754 3,066 114.1
    Built 2010 or 2013 11,789 10,775 -1,014 -8.6
    Built 2000 to 2009 47,103 50,933 3,830 8.1
    Built 1990 to 1999 42,633 43,583 950 2.2
    Built 1980 to 1989 40,357 39,048 -1,309 -3.2
    Built 1970 to 1979 33,008 28,148 -4,860 -14.7
    Built 1960 to 1969 20,685 25,429 4,744 22.9
    Built 1950 to 1959 16,523 15,462 -1,061 -6.4
    Built 1940 to 1949 7,645 7,260 -385 -5.0
    Built 1939 or earlier 13,218 13,407 189 1.4
Total housing units - Median rooms 5 6 0 3.7
    Occupied housing units - Owner-occupied 125,502 130,773 5,271 4.2
    Occupied housing units - Renter-occupied 89,792 87,080 -2,712 -3.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit 2.51 2.52 0.01 0.4
Average household size of renter-occupied unit 2.36 2.34 -0.02 -0.8
Year Moved into Unit; Occupied Housing Units
    Moved in 2015 or later 19,792 49,330 29,538 149.2
    Moved in 2010 to 2014 89,017 67,118 -21,899 -24.6
    Moved in 2000 to 2009 57,407 51,673 -5,734 -10.0
    Moved in 1990 to 1999 24,185 24,783 598 2.5
    Moved in 1980 to 1989 11,966 13,003 1,037 8.7
    Moved in 1979 or earlier 12,927 11,946 -981 -7.6
Year Vehicles; Occupied Housing Units
    No vehicles available 14,601 15,652 1,051 7.2
    1 vehicle available 78,042 75,676 -2,366 -3.0
    2 vehicles available 81,834 81,838 4 0.0
    3 or more vehicles available 40,817 44,687 3,870 9.5
House Heating; Occupied Housing Units
    Utility gas 74,871 72,498 -2,373 -3.2
    Bottled, tank, or LP gas 13,623 15,493 1,870 13.7
    Electricity 120,221 123,906 3,685 3.1
    Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 2,336 2,143 -193 -8.3
    Coal or coke 0 0 0...
    Wood 3,141 2,884 -257 -8.2
    Solar energy 149 76 -73 -49.0
    occupants per room - 1.00 or less 209,502 212,446 2,944 1.4
    occupants per room - 1.01 to 1.50 3,834 3,474 -360 -9.4
    occupants per room - 1.51 or more 1,958 1,933 -25 -1.3
Housing Value; Occupied Housing Units
    Less than $50,000 6,727 4,522 -2,205 -32.8
    $50,000 to $99,999 9,814 11,236 1,422 14.5
    $100,000 to $149,999 22,859 19,774 -3,085 -13.5
    $150,000 to $199,999 21,849 22,911 1,062 4.9
    $200,000 to $299,999 27,632 29,522 1,890 6.8
    $300,000 to $499,999 22,355 30,049 7,694 34.4
    $500,000 to $999,999 12,177 11,299 -878 -7.2
    $1,000,000 or more 2,089 1,460 -629 -30.1
    Median (dollars) 204,700 222,200 17,500 8.5
Mortgage Status; Owner-occupied units - total 125,502 130,773 5,271 4.2
    Occupied housing units -Housing units with a mortgage 85,799 88,576 2,777 3.2
    Occupied housing units - Housing units without a mortgage 39,703 42,197 2,494 6.3
Rent; Occupied units paying rent 84,614 83,052 -1,562 -1.8
    Less than $500 7,769 8,044 275 3.5
    $500 to $999 44,195 38,531 -5,664 -12.8
    $1,000 to $1,499 23,855 26,425 2,570 10.8
    $1,500 to $1,999 5,629 7,048 1,419 25.2
    $2,000 to $2,499 2,179 1,836 -343 -15.7
    $2,500 to $2,999 616 331 -285 -46.3
    $3,000 or more 371 837 466 125.6
    Median (dollars) 915 947 32 3.5
GRAPI; Occupied units paying rent (excl units where GRAPI not computed) 83,272 81,095 -2,177 -2.6
    Less than 15.0 percent 12,082 10,384 -1,698 -14.1
    15.0 to 19.9 percent 11,100 10,232 -868 -7.8
    20.0 to 24.9 percent 11,128 9,912 -1,216 -10.9
    25.0 to 29.9 percent 9,997 9,009 -988 -9.9
    30.0 to 34.9 percent 6,863 10,783 3,920 57.1
    35.0 percent or more 32,102 30,775 -1,327 -4.1

5.3. Residential Construction; Housing Units Authorized & Value - goto top

Based on Census Building Permits (http://proximityone.com/metro_residentialconstruction.htm, these data provide insights into the trending quality, type and value of new residential construction. See web section for footnote and related information. These data are updated monthly. The table presents the most recent 12 months.

  ItemAug15Sep15Oct15Nov15Dec15Jan16Feb16Mar16Apr16May16Jun16Jul16
Total Residential Units 351 216 231 207 669 211 891 246 373 364 308 351
  in 1 unit bldgs 339 187 189 173 220 181 249 219 259 259 304 237
  in 2 unit bldgs 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 6 2 0 0
  in 3-4 unit bldgs 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0
  in 5+ unit bldgs 12 29 36 34 449 26 640 27 108 103 0 114
  Bldgs with 5+ units 1 1 1 1 13 1 15 1 4 4 0 3
  Percent Coverage 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Value ($000), Total Units 63,289 48,421 44,674 43,422 71,095 45,477 116,609 54,703 65,534 62,833 70,181 57,332
  1 unit structures 62,437 46,444 41,679 41,104 55,259 43,184 56,244 52,862 56,396 56,127 69,618 50,098
  2 unit structures 0 0 180 0 0 0 200 0 553 170 0 0
  3-4 unit structures 0 0 361 0 0 520 0 0 0 0 563 0
  5+ unit structures 852 1,977 2,454 2,318 15,836 1,773 60,165 1,841 8,585 6,536 0 7,234

5.4. Housing Price Index - goto top

Based on the FHFA (Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac) Housing Price Index (http://proximityone.com/hpi.htm), these non seasonally adjusted data provide insights into movement of single-family housing prices. The data are updated quarterly and feature a short lag between the date of availability and quarterly reference date. See related interactive table to compare areas. See related 5-Digit ZIP Code HPI interactive table.
This table shows annual HPI values for the U.S., CBSA state, CBSA and CBSA component counties for the base year 2000 = 100. The rightmost column shows housing value appreciation between 2010 and 2017.

    Housing Price Index:20102011201220132014201520162017HPA 10-17
   United States 126.86 121.29 118.99 123.23 130.83 136.39 143.64 151.78 19.64
   State: North Carolina 122.20 117.56 114.46 115.43 118.41 122.80 128.47 135.38 10.79
   Metro: Durham-Chapel Hill, NC MSA 125.57 122.55 121.34 122.79 128.21 132.07 138.31 149.98 19.44
   Chatham County, NC 125.71 122.95 121.74 122.71 125.28 130.53 133.65 143.19 13.91
   Durham County, NC 121.55 118.11 117.10 118.86 125.98 130.10 138.42 152.51 25.47
   Orange County, NC 134.28 131.76 130.20 131.76 135.50 139.58 143.40 151.46 12.79
   Person County, NC 118.52 117.05 115.51 116.61 116.94 116.74 119.07 126.72 6.92

6. Economic Characteristics & Trends - goto top

6.1. Economic Profile - goto top

Based on BEA Regional Economic Information System (http://proximityone.com/reis.htm), these data provide a comprehensive overview of the local economy. See web section for footnote and related information.

Economic Characteristics
  Item2010201120122013201420152016Chg10-16%Chg10-16
Personal income (thousands of dollars) 21,210,995 22,254,687 23,465,815 23,650,375 25,276,130 26,673,593 27,593,569 6,382,574 30.1
.Net earnings by place of residence 14,383,815 14,764,092 15,532,444 15,471,688 16,321,832 17,033,752 17,761,762 3,377,947 23.5
.Personal current transfer receipts 3,195,051 3,313,746 3,400,123 3,487,506 3,686,534 3,913,472 4,038,826 843,775 26.4
..Income maintenance benefits 1/ 337,347 354,254 364,683 387,113 387,850 387,233 381,519 44,172 13.1
..Unemployment insurance compensation 185,362 173,332 122,746 61,555 20,758 15,239 11,805 -173,557 -93.6
..Retirement and other 2,672,342 2,786,160 2,912,694 3,038,838 3,277,926 3,511,000 3,645,502 973,160 36.4
.Dividends, interest, and rent 2/ 3,632,129 4,176,849 4,533,248 4,691,181 5,267,764 5,726,369 5,792,981 2,160,852 59.5
.Population (persons) 3/ 508,147 515,990 525,158 533,470 542,595 551,237 559,535 51,388 10.1
.Per capita personal income 4/ 41,742 43,130 44,683 44,333 46,584 48,389 49,315 7,573 18.1
.Per capita net earnings 4/ 28,306 28,613 29,577 29,002 30,081 30,901 31,744 3,438 12.1
.Per capita pers current trans receipts 4/ 6,288 6,422 6,474 6,537 6,794 7,099 7,218 930 14.8
..Per capita income maint benefits 4/ 664 687 694 726 715 702 682 18 2.7
..Per capita unempl insurance comp 4/ 365 336 234 115 38 28 21 -344 -94.2
..Per capita retirement and other 4/ 5,259 5,400 5,546 5,696 6,041 6,369 6,515 1,256 23.9
.Per capita dividends, interest & rent 4/ 7,148 8,095 8,632 8,794 9,708 10,388 10,353 3,205 44.8
.Earnings by place of work 21,490,834 21,036,243 22,233,500 22,946,796 24,138,157 24,589,633 25,381,222 3,890,388 18.1
..Wages and salaries 16,086,536 15,899,665 16,605,608 17,426,683 18,205,687 18,539,996 19,049,714 2,963,178 18.4
..Supplements to wages and salaries 3,678,970 3,515,717 3,782,634 3,835,572 4,145,414 4,213,108 4,255,424 576,454 15.7
...Employer cont/empl pens/insur funds 5/ 2,555,113 2,382,484 2,593,913 2,586,823 2,819,833 2,866,377 2,884,381 329,268 12.9
...Employer cont/govt social insurance 1,123,857 1,133,233 1,188,721 1,248,749 1,325,581 1,346,731 1,371,043 247,186 22.0
..Proprietors income 1,725,328 1,620,861 1,845,258 1,684,541 1,787,056 1,836,529 2,076,084 350,756 20.3
...Farm proprietors income 40,883 10,326 37,517 50,023 89,052 75,217 56,212 15,329 37.5
...Nonfarm proprietors income 1,684,445 1,610,535 1,807,741 1,634,518 1,698,004 1,761,312 2,019,872 335,427 19.9
Total employment (number of jobs) 345,661 346,733 353,863 362,519 372,909 379,433 389,345 43,684 12.6
.Wage and salary employment 286,579 285,190 291,875 298,906 306,552 310,390 318,706 32,127 11.2
.Proprietors employment 59,082 61,543 61,988 63,613 66,357 69,043 70,639 11,557 19.6
..Farm proprietors employment 6/ 1,980 1,998 2,000 2,006 1,987 1,961 1,928 -52 -2.6
..Nonfarm proprietors employment 57,102 59,545 59,988 61,607 64,370 67,082 68,711 11,609 20.3
Average earnings per job (dollars) 62,173 60,670 62,831 63,298 64,729 64,806 65,190 3,017 4.9
.Average wages and salaries 56,133 55,751 56,893 58,302 59,389 59,731 59,772 3,639 6.5
.Average nonfarm proprietors income 29,499 27,047 30,135 26,531 26,379 26,256 29,397 -102 -0.3

6.2. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (QCEW) - goto top

6.2.1. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (QCEW)
Based on BLS Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (http://proximityone.com/eee.htm), these data are updated quarterly and feature only a 7 month lag between the date of availability and quarterly reference date. See related interactive table to compare areas.

  SectorEstablishments
2016Q2
Employment
2016Q2
Avg Weekly Wages
2016Q2
Establishments
2017Q2
Employment
2017Q2
Avg Weekly Wages
2017Q2
 Total, all industries 14,324 291,764 1,107 14,423 295,263 1,141
 Total, all industries - Fed Govt 58 6,441 1,537 58 6,577 1,718
 Total, all industries - St Govt 69 ...... 72 ......
 Total, all industries - Local Govt 128 ...... 128 ......
 Total, all industries - Private 14,069 231,786 1,102 14,165 235,483 1,131
    Goods-producing 1,691 37,456 1,588 1,676 36,840 1,643
      Natural resources and mining 111 1,112 1,151 104 1,000 1,155
      Construction 1,171 7,727 928 1,158 7,969 965
      Manufacturing 409 28,617 1,783 414 27,871 1,854
    Service-providing 12,378 194,329 1,008 12,489 198,643 1,037
      Trade, transportation & utilities 2,385 35,745 826 2,357 36,388 839
      Information 341 4,758 1,658 358 4,523 1,860
      Financial activities 1,257 14,305 1,405 1,281 14,578 1,506
      Professional & business services 3,641 41,451 1,378 3,688 42,058 1,429
      Education and health services 1,748 62,186 1,054 1,767 64,618 1,055
      Leisure and hospitality 1,424 27,740 350 1,450 28,344 364
      Other services 1,582 8,145 750 1,588 8,135 792
 Total, all industries - Private 104 1,063 1,146 99 960 1,157
.. cell value of '...' indicates value suppressed to maintain confidentiality.

6.2.2. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (QCEW) - Downloadable Detailed NAICS Files

Use the following links to access detailed QCEW data by detailed type of business (CSV files) .. See notes on using these files.
..   2016Q2 ..   2016Q3 ..   2016Q4 ..   2017Q1 ..   2017Q2 ..   2017Q3 ..   2017Q4 ..   2018Q1
 
6.3. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (CBP) - goto top

Based on Census County Business Patterns (http://proximityone.com/cbp2016.htm), these place of work data include all sectors except crop/animal production; rail transportation; postal service; pension, health, welfare & vacation funds; trusts, estates & agency accounts; private households; public administration. Most government operations are excluded. See related interactive table.
... this section updates with 2017 data in April 2019.

Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector
  SectorEstab
2014
Emp
2014
Avg Annual
Pay 2014
Estab
2015
Emp
2015
Avg Annual
Pay 2015
Estab
2016
Emp
2016
Avg Annual
Pay 2016
-- Total for all sectors 12,116 233,692 56,330 12,362 241,065 57,605 12,702 251,653 58,739
11 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting 30 119 34,571 30 137 32,599 32 142 36,310
21 - Mining, Quarrying & Oil/Gas Extraction 10 0... 9 156 66,955 9 155 66,226
22 - Utilities 30 790 89,741 37 829 88,514 38 812 99,979
23 - Construction 991 7,301 47,545 1,037 7,754 49,001 1,067 7,973 52,066
31 - Manufacturing 351 16,795 69,317 358 17,124 69,104 356 17,484 66,105
42 - Wholesale Trade 463 14,631 113,013 454 15,566 112,616 471 18,448 116,026
44 - Retail Trade 1,617 24,469 24,867 1,630 25,238 25,352 1,629 25,779 25,353
48 - Transportation and Warehousing 200 3,357 36,000 206 3,109 36,702 211 3,031 37,620
51 - Information 269 5,099 88,599 272 5,126 87,942 290 5,220 85,973
52 - Finance and Insurance 661 10,196 83,374 643 10,972 84,709 665 10,794 89,740
53 - Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 515 2,665 41,902 528 2,824 43,515 575 3,110 46,639
54 - Professional, Scientific & Tech Svcs 1,889 29,648 93,144 1,961 31,217 97,232 1,982 33,754 97,974
55 - Management of Companies/Enterprises 81 5,199 109,507 81 5,591 104,764 78 4,696 97,662
56 - Administrative and Support+ 676 9,675 33,172 688 9,648 33,447 695 9,801 34,674
61 - Educational Services 280 0... 288 22,651 55,630 297 23,683 56,847
62 - Health Care and Social Assistance 1,399 44,551 46,402 1,439 46,050 47,284 1,464 46,919 48,173
71 - Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 230 2,844 19,541 231 3,133 18,861 242 3,346 19,719
72 - Accommodation and Food Services 1,190 23,697 16,722 1,188 23,854 17,196 1,270 25,843 17,518
81 - Other Services (exc Public Admin) 1,193 9,656 36,638 1,213 9,988 37,211 1,271 10,563 38,828

 
6.4. General Economic Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2016.htm
    - see related all ACS 2016 1 year metros Economic Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa161dp3.htm

  Item20152016Chg15-16%Chg15-16
Labor Force; Population 16 years and over 448,623 454,241 5,618 1.3
    In labor force 298,467 296,731 -1,736 -0.6
    In labor force - Civilian labor force 297,924 296,633 -1,291 -0.4
    In labor force - Civilian labor force - Employed 283,410 279,409 -4,001 -1.4
    In labor force - Civilian labor force - Unemployed 14,514 17,224 2,710 18.7
    In labor force - Armed Forces 543 98 -445 -82.0
    Not in labor force 150,156 157,510 7,354 4.9
    In labor force - Civilian labor force 297,924 296,633 -1,291 -0.4
    In labor force - Unemployment Rate 4.9 5.8 0.9 18.4
Employment by Industry; Civilian employed population 16 years and over 283,410 279,409 -4,001 -1.4
    Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 2,641 2,129 -512 -19.4
    Construction 18,931 16,633 -2,298 -12.1
    Manufacturing 23,970 22,500 -1,470 -6.1
    Wholesale trade 3,540 5,372 1,832 51.8
    Retail trade 24,402 25,254 852 3.5
    Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 6,654 9,585 2,931 44.0
    Information 5,353 4,495 -858 -16.0
    Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 14,582 14,515 -67 -0.5
    Prof, scientific & management, & admine and waste mgmt services 33,122 35,655 2,533 7.6
    Educational services, and health care and social assistance 99,031 95,776 -3,255 -3.3
    Arts, entertainment, & recreation, & accommodation & food services 28,696 23,694 -5,002 -17.4
    Other services, except public administration 12,102 14,454 2,352 19.4
    Public administration 10,386 9,347 -1,039 -10.0
Class of Worker; Civilian employed population 16 years and over 283,410 279,409 -4,001 -1.4
    Private wage and salary workers 214,526 215,182 656 0.3
    Government workers 53,284 49,256 -4,028 -7.6
    Self-employed in own not incorporated business workers 15,097 14,693 -404 -2.7
    Unpaid family workers 503 278 -225 -44.7
Household Income; Total households 215,294 217,853 2,559 1.2
    Less than $10,000 15,496 16,270 774 5.0
    $10,000 to $14,999 10,529 10,304 -225 -2.1
    $15,000 to $24,999 22,998 19,275 -3,723 -16.2
    $25,000 to $34,999 20,526 20,762 236 1.1
    $35,000 to $49,999 29,833 29,548 -285 -1.0
    $50,000 to $74,999 34,895 37,294 2,399 6.9
    $75,000 to $99,999 25,481 26,692 1,211 4.8
    $100,000 to $149,999 27,912 29,576 1,664 6.0
    $150,000 to $199,999 12,155 12,677 522 4.3
    $200,000 or more 15,469 15,455 -14 -0.1
Median household income (dollars) 54,160 56,182 2,022 3.7
Mean household income (dollars) 80,006 82,641 2,635 3.3
Earnings; Total households with earnings 174,853 173,816 -1,037 -0.6
    With earnings - Mean earnings (dollars) 78,773 82,057 3,284 4.2
    With Social Security 57,748 59,289 1,541 2.7
        Mean Social Security income (dollars) 18,299 19,606 1,307 7.1
    With retirement income 39,956 40,454 498 1.2
        Mean retirement income (dollars) 26,985 26,646 -339 -1.3
    With Supplemental Security Income 7,791 8,360 569 7.3
        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 9,278 8,711 -567 -6.1
    With cash public assistance income 4,387 3,263 -1,124 -25.6
        Mean cash public assistance income (dollars) 1,840 2,690 850 46.2
    With Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months 23,188 22,115 -1,073 -4.6
Familiy Income; Families 126,683 132,508 5,825 4.6
    Less than $10,000 5,194 5,657 463 8.9
    $10,000 to $14,999 2,685 5,360 2,675 99.6
    $15,000 to $24,999 8,943 8,542 -401 -4.5
    $25,000 to $34,999 8,955 8,812 -143 -1.6
    $35,000 to $49,999 16,430 12,531 -3,899 -23.7
    $50,000 to $74,999 21,340 23,371 2,031 9.5
    $75,000 to $99,999 17,435 19,410 1,975 11.3
    $100,000 to $149,999 22,248 24,238 1,990 8.9
    $150,000 to $199,999 9,755 11,101 1,346 13.8
    $200,000 or more 13,698 13,486 -212 -1.5
Median family income (dollars) 74,638 77,088 2,450 3.3
Mean family income (dollars) 101,703 102,915 1,212 1.2
Per capita income (dollars) 32,362 33,909 1,547 4.8
Per capita income (dollars) - Nonfamily households 88,611 85,345 -3,266 -3.7
Median nonfamily income (dollars) 34,358 36,542 2,184 6.4
Mean nonfamily income (dollars) 47,310 48,769 1,459 3.1
Median earnings for workers (dollars) 30,324 32,431 2,107 6.9
Median earnings for male full-time, year-round workers (dollars) 45,541 47,755 2,214 4.9
Median earnings for female full-time, year-round workers (dollars) 42,395 44,062 1,667 3.9
Insurance Coverage; Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population 544,886 552,274 7,388 1.4
    With health insurance coverage 481,059 494,242 13,183 2.7
    With private health insurance coverage  388,505 400,930 12,425 3.2
    With public health coverage  154,347 164,754 10,407 6.7
    No health insurance coverage 63,827 58,032 -5,795 -9.1

6.5. Gross Domestic Product - goto top

Based on BEA Metro Gross Domestic Products (GDP) estimates (http://proximityone.com/metrogdp.htm), these provide a comprehensive measure of the metro economic output. Gross domestic product (GDP) is the value of the goods and services produced by the metro’s economy less the value of the goods and services used up in production. GDP estimates, updated annually, are available for only Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs). Use the interactive table to rank, sort, compare metros.

  Item2011201220132014201520162017Change
2011-17
%Change
2011-17
Gross Domestic Product, per capita real GDP 71,236 68,429 72,901 72,645 70,286 66,714 65,696 -5,540 -7.80
Real GDP (millions) 36,723 35,905 38,852 39,357 38,682 37,288 37,278 555 1.51
GDP (current dollars, millions) 37,677 37,875 41,803 43,310 43,667 42,777 43,474 5,797 15.39
Real GDP Quantity Index, all industry 93.741 91.653 99.175 100.464 98.740 95.182 95.157......

6.6. Fortune 1000 Companies with Headquarters in Metro - goto top

The Fortune 1000 companies (http://proximityone.com/metros_fortune1000.htm) are the largest businesses in the U.S.

  • Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc.

Number in this metro: 1

6.7. Labor Market Characteristics & Trends go top

Based on BLS Local Area Unemployment Statistics (http://proximityone.com/laus.htm), these data are updated monthly and feature only a 2 month lag between the date of availability and month reference date. See related annual labor force characteristics in section 6.4. See related interactive table to compare areas. The table shows most recent six months and data (not seasonally adjusted) for month one year earlier than most recent month.

  ItemNov16Jun17Jul17Aug17Sep17Oct17Nov17Change
11/16-11/17
%Change
11/16-11/17
Labor Force291,666292,869296,231294,066298,055297,768297,1325,4661.87
Employment279,024281,764284,274282,214287,581286,989285,5026,4782.32
Unemployment12,64211,10511,95711,85210,47410,77911,630-1,012-8.01
Unemployment Rate4.333.794.044.033.513.623.91-0.42-9.70

6.8. Cost of Living go top

A cost of living measure is provided by the Regional Price Parity (RPP) for goods and services for an area (state or MSA). The RPP is developed by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and updated annually. The RPP is an index where the national average of the cost of goods and services sold is 100. The RPP is a measure of the cost of living in that area relative to the U.S. overall average. The RPP is available for states and MSAs. The 2006-2016 series will be updated and extended to 2017 in May 2019. More detail is available in subscriber edition.

The Regional Price Parity (RPP) for all goods and services for the Durham-Chapel Hill, NC MSA changed from 95.1 in 2010 to 95.2 in 2017.
 
7. Social & Education Characteristics - goto top

7.1. General Social Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2016.htm
    - see related all ACS 2016 1 year metros Social Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa161dp2.htm

  Item20152016Chg15-16%Chg15-16
Total households 215,294 217,853 2,559 1.2
    Family households (families) 126,683 132,508 5,825 4.6
    Nonfamily households 88,611 85,345 -3,266 -3.7
    Nonfamily households - Householder living alone 68,720 67,543 -1,177 -1.7
Average household size 2.45 2.45 0.00 0.0
Average family size 3.11 3.08 -0.03 -1.0
Population in households 526,903 533,487 6,584 1.2
Enrolled in School; Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 155,149 153,659 -1,490 -1.0
    Nursery school, preschool 9,145 7,337 -1,808 -19.8
    Kindergarten 9,104 5,571 -3,533 -38.8
    Elementary school (grades 1-8) 50,039 52,566 2,527 5.1
    High school (grades 9-12) 24,020 26,473 2,453 10.2
    College or graduate school 62,841 61,712 -1,129 -1.8
Educational Attainment; Population 25 years and over 369,442 378,072 8,630 2.3
    Less than 9th grade 19,709 18,443 -1,266 -6.4
    9th to 12th grade, no diploma 24,088 24,831 743 3.1
    High school graduate (includes equivalency) 73,516 69,506 -4,010 -5.5
    Some college, no degree 58,743 59,510 767 1.3
    Associate's degree 26,915 28,102 1,187 4.4
    Bachelor's degree 84,273 91,758 7,485 8.9
    Graduate or professional degree 82,198 85,922 3,724 4.5
    Percent high school graduate or higher 88.1 88.6 0.5 0.6
    Percent bachelor's degree or higher 45.1 47.0 1.9 4.2
Mobility/Migration; Residence one year age - Population 1 year and over 545,044 553,644 8,600 1.6
    Same house 431,896 448,937 17,041 3.9
    Different house in the U.S. 106,233 98,385 -7,848 -7.4
        Same county 57,292 48,889 -8,403 -14.7
        Different county 48,941 49,496 555 1.1
        Different county - Same state 26,797 27,542 745 2.8
        Different county - Different state 22,144 21,954 -190 -0.9
    Abroad 6,915 6,322 -593 -8.6
Nativity
    Native 482,884 492,696 9,812 2.0
        Born in United States 476,282 484,706 8,424 1.8
        Born in United States - State of residence 282,535 275,855 -6,680 -2.4
        Born in United States - Different state 193,747 208,851 15,104 7.8
        Born in PR, U.S. Island or born abroad to Americans 6,602 7,990 1,388 21.0
    Foreign born 69,609 66,839 -2,770 -4.0
Foreign-born population 69,609 66,839 -2,770 -4.0
    Naturalized U.S. citizen 21,615 23,591 1,976 9.1
    Not a U.S. citizen 47,994 43,248 -4,746 -9.9
Language Sooken at Home; Population 5 years and over 520,612 527,017 6,405 1.2
    English only 428,873 439,098 10,225 2.4
    Language other than English 91,739 87,919 -3,820 -4.2
    Language other than English - Speak English less than "very well" 41,033 38,600 -2,433 -5.9
    Spanish 55,265 52,787 -2,478 -4.5
    Spanish - Speak English less than "very well" 29,611 28,159 -1,452 -4.9
Computer Access; Total households 215,294 217,853 2,559 1.2
    With a computer 192,241 199,766 7,525 3.9
    With a computer - With a broadband Internet subscription 177,396 182,807 5,411 3.1

7.2. Component School District/Local Education Agency (LEA) Characteristics - goto top

Characteristics for 2015-16 School Year
  NameLEAIDLoGradeHiGradeSchoolsStudentsCity
Bethel Hill Charter3700109KG06 1   400     Roxboro, NC
Carter Community Charter3700054KG08 1   265     Durham, NC
Central Park School For Children3700130KG07 1   441     Durham, NC
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools3700720PK13 20   11,982     Chapel Hill, NC
Chatham Charter3700020KG12 1   532     Siler City, NC
Chatham County Schools3700750PK12 18   8,690     Pittsboro, NC
Durham Public Schools3701260PK12 54   34,023     Durham, NC
Excelsior Classical Academy3700384KG04 1   252     Durham, NC
Global Scholars Academy3700316KG08 1   197     Durham, NC
Healthy Start Academy3700023KG08 1   369     Durham, NC
Kipp Durham College Preparatory37003850505 1   92     Durham, NC
Kestrel Heights School3700055KG12 1   1,043     Durham, NC
Maureen Joy Charter3700022KG08 1   618     Durham, NC
Nc Connections Academy3700386KG09 1   1,491     Durham, NC
Nc Virtual Academy3700398KG10 1   1,435     Durham, NC
Orange Charter3700035KG08 1   237     Hillsborough, NC
Orange County Schools3703480PK12 13   7,627     Hillsborough, NC
Person County Schools3703630PK12 11   4,654     Roxboro, NC
Reaching All Minds Academy3700363KG04 1   178     Durham, NC
Research Triangle Charter3700081KG08 1   709     Durham, NC
Research Triangle High School37003260912 1   454     Research Triangle Pk, NC
Roxboro Community School37001750612 1   703     Roxboro, NC
The Expedition School3700354KG07 1   290     Hillsborough, NC
The Institute For The Development Of You3700352KG07 1   140     Durham, NC
Voyager Academy3700139KG12 1   1,347     Durham, NC
Willow Oak Montessori37003410105 1   149     Chapel Hill, NC
Woods Charter School3700053KG12 1   503     Chapel Hill, NC


Number in this metro: 32

7.3. Component Higher Education Institution Characteristics - goto top

This section is not available for this area in this version.

8. GeoPolitics - goto top

Metro breakout not available for this area in this version. See related:
  • 115th Congressional Districts demographic-economic interactive tables General demographics .. Social .. Economic .. Housing
  • State Legislative Districts (2016 cycle) interactive table

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