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Durham is a city in Washington County, in the Portland-Vancouver metro area.
The community was named for Albert Alonzo Durham, mill owner
The latitude of Durham is 45.402N. The longitude is -122.751W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 148 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,405.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Durham demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Portland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97224 ZIP code.
19% of Durham residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Durham ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Durham was $29,099, compared with $21,587 nationally.
40% of Durham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Durham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $644. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,630.
Washington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Durham political report.
The average commute time for Durham workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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