Durham is a city located in the middle area of North Carolina. Durham is the county seat of Durham County, but its city limits extend into Orange and Wake Counties. It is the 5th largest city of the state, and is a part of the Raleigh-Durham-Cary Combined Statistical Area which has a population of 1,635,974. Durham has a total area of 94.9 square miles, which .3 square miles consist of water.
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According to the 2000 census, Durham has a population of 201,726. The racial makeup of the city is 45.50% Caucasian, 43.81% African American, 8.56% Hispanic/Latino, 3.64% Asian American, .04% Pacific Islander, and 4.75% other. Roughly 1.94% of the population comes from two or more racial backgrounds.
Life insurance and health insurance of the city depend on the quality of life. There are many points of interest in the city, and the culture is rich with history. Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and Shaw University are located here, raising the level of intellect.
Durham auto insurance depends on roads and highways of the area. Three interstates (I-40, I-85, and I-540) and three US Routes (U.S. 15, U.S., 501, and U.S. 70) serve the area. NC 147, the Durham Freeway, also connects the city.
Home insurance depends on the climate of the city. The climate is typical of the south's warm temperatures. The summers are fairly hot and humid, with scattered thunderstorms. Rain is scarce in the area, and the winters are mild.