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Durham is a town in Strafford County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named for the English Bishop of Durham
The latitude of Durham is 43.133N. The longitude is -70.926W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 62 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 12,664.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Durham demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Strafford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Portsmouth-Rochester area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 03824 ZIP code.
11% of Durham residents report German ancestry, and 17% 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 $17,210, compared with $21,587 nationally.
73% of Durham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Durham include Durham Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Durham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $521. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,680.
Libraries in Durham include Durham Public Library ... View libraries
Strafford 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 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Durham between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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