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Durham is a town in Middlesex County, in the Hartford metro area.

The community was named for Durham, England.

The latitude of Durham is 41.460N. The longitude is -72.682W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 171 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,627.


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Median household income
Local
$77,639
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Durham demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Cockinchaug
Local festivals include:
  • Durham Fair - Sept. 28-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Durham web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Cockaponset State Forest
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Durham demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Middlesex County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Hartford area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 06422 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Durham residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Durham ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Durham was $29,306, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

39% of Durham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Durham include Main Street Historic District - Durham ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Durham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $583.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,592.


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Libraries in Durham include Durham Public Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Durham workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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