Our competitive cost of living, world-class health care, and wealth of recreational and cultural resources combined with quality schools, top-notch colleges and universities, extraordinary dining and shopping opportunities all contribute to the exceptional quality of life that Durham residents enjoy. Durham is home to the world-renowned Research Triangle Park (“RTP”), home of more than 170 high tech companies, as well as a thriving entrepreneurial community, making it a great place to pursue employment.
Durham boasts a community of individuals who come from all over the world and all walks of life. And one of its most significant distinguishing characteristics is the high educational attainment of its residents – 44% of adults over 25 years of age in Durham County have obtained at least a bachelor’s degree.
But don’t take it from us. The U.S. Census Bureau says it all, from demographics, to housing costs, to business facts to geography. All the data is there at: http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/37/37063.html