Durham, Oregon

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Durham, Oregon

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High Points

Durham strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Oregon):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Durham Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Durham College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Durham Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 10% Durham Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 17% Durham Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Durham, Oregon

Comparing Durham to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Oregon (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Racial Diversity 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Male Share of the Population 6 4
Female Share of the Population 5 7
Age of the Population 3 5
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 6
Portion of People Married 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
People Above Poverty 6 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Short Commute Times 8 7
Walking and Biking to Work 8 5
Working at Home 6 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 2

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Durham Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles SE of Beaverton, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 9 miles SW of Portland, Oregon
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 97224
Phone Area Codes 503
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.402
Longitude -122.751

Durham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 46 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.9 inches
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 53 to 80 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 46 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.1 inches
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Durham Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,382 100%
Male 670 48.5%
Female 712 51.5%
Under 18 427 30.9%
18+ 955 69.1%
65+ 82 5.9%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 3.01
White 1,234 89.3%
African-American 11 0.8%
Asian 23 1.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.7%
Other 44 3.2%
Mixed Race 55 4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 108 7.8%

Estimated Durham Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,427
Growth 45
Growth % 3.3%

Durham Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 20.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.8%
English 8.3%
Irish 7.5%
Norwegian 4.7%
US/American 4.7%
Italian 3.8%
Swedish 3.6%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
European 3%
Dutch 2.8%
Scottish 1.7%
Ukrainian 1.7%
Danish 1.5%
French Canadian 1.2%
Welsh 1.1%
Polish 1.1%
Portuguese 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
British 0.9%
Greek 0.9%
Yugoslavian 0.9%
Russian 0.8%
Iranian 0.7%
Egyptian 0.7%
Slovak 0.6%
Turkish 0.6%
Brazilian 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
Finnish 0.4%
Serbian 0.3%
Armenian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Icelander 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
African 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Durham 1,382 $64,531
Beaverton 76,129 $60,289
King City 1,949 $49,444
Lake Oswego 35,278 $94,587
Sherwood 11,791 $67,277
Tigard 41,223 $61,656
Tualatin 22,791 $68,165
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