Durham is located close to the center of North Carolina. Durham is between the Durham, Wake, Orange, Chatham county. Durham has 107.37 square miles of land area and 0.91 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Durham population is 240,107, which has grown 28.38% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 21.13% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Durham median household income is $49,585 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 20.47% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 19.16% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Durham median house value is $178,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 41.32% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 41.83% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Durham is worse than the state average in quality. The Durham area code is 919.