Durham Tourism

Durham is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is the county seat of Durham County, though portions also extend into Wake County in the east and Orange County in the west. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population to be 251,893 as of July 1, 2014. Durham is the core of the four-county Durham-Chapel Hill Metropolitan Area. which has a population of 542,710 as of U.S. Census 2014 Population Estimates. The US Office of Management and Budget also includes Durham as a part of the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Combined Statistical Area, which has a population of 2,037,430 as of U.S. Census 2014 Population Estimates. It is the home of Duke University and North Carolina Central University, and is also one of the vertices of the Research Triangle area (home of the Research Triangle Park).

Wikipedia

Durham, a city in the state of North Carolina, is also home to the Duke University and North Carolina Central University. Durham is a flourishing health care industry. Through the 19th century, Washington Duke from Durham and his family controlled 90% of all cigarette production for the United States. The Durham Bulls, the popular minor league football team belong to the city of Durham. People can visit many great attractions in Durham like: Duke University; Nasher Museum of Art; Sarah P. Duke Gardens; the Durham Bulls Athletic Park; the Durham Performing Arts Centre; the Museum of Life and Science; Duke Homestead and Tobacco Museum; St. Joseph's Performance Hall; Bennett Place and Historic Stagville.

 

  • Know the pollution level of Durham before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 14.71 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 38.89 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 33.33 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 9.38 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 19.44 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Durham for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Durham.

    • Burglary and Theft 55 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 60 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 65 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 53.33 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 36.67 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 56.67 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 51.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 65 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 63.33 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 56.67 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 61.67 (High)
    • Safety Index 42.43 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 84.07 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 22.7 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 17.88 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 74.36 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.81 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Durham

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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