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Child population by age group (Number)

Location Age group Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Ages 0-4
Number
609,770
North Carolina
Ages 5-9
Number
628,866
North Carolina
Ages 10-14
Number
665,606
North Carolina
Ages 15-17
Number
396,473
North Carolina
Under 18
Number
2,300,715
North Carolina
Ages 18-21
Number
576,849
North Carolina
Ages 22-24
Number
413,738
Durham
Ages 0-4
Number
20,181
Durham
Ages 5-9
Number
18,190
Durham
Ages 10-14
Number
17,418
Durham
Ages 15-17
Number
9,870
Durham
Under 18
Number
65,659
Durham
Ages 18-21
Number
19,409
Durham
Ages 22-24
Number
12,726
Location Age group Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Ages 0-4
Number
609,770
North Carolina
Ages 5-9
Number
628,866
North Carolina
Ages 10-14
Number
665,606
North Carolina
Ages 15-17
Number
396,473
North Carolina
Under 18
Number
2,300,715
North Carolina
Ages 18-21
Number
576,849
North Carolina
Ages 22-24
Number
413,738
Durham
Ages 0-4
Number
20,181
Durham
Ages 5-9
Number
18,190
Durham
Ages 10-14
Number
17,418
Durham
Ages 15-17
Number
9,870
Durham
Under 18
Number
65,659
Durham
Ages 18-21
Number
19,409
Durham
Ages 22-24
Number
12,726
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Definitions: Annual estimates of the North Carolina population under age 18 by age group on July 1st.

Data presented for 2010 through 2019 are from Vintage 2019 Bridged-Race Postcensal Population Estimates, which are produced under a collaborative arrangement between the Center for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics and the U. S. Census Bureau. With each annual release of the Bridged-Race Estimates, the estimates for each year beginning with 2010 are revised, which means that previously published estimates for the same years will be slightly different from the most current estimates presented here.  Values for 1990, 2000, and 2010 represent revised population estimates for July 1, 1990, July 1, 2000, and July 1, 2010 - not actual Census counts from April 1, 1990, April 1, 2000, and April 1, 2010.

Data Source: Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Vintage 2019 postcensal estimates of the resident population of the United States (April 1, 2010, July 1, 2010-July 1, 2019), by year, county, single-year of age (0, 1, 2, .., 85 years and over), bridged race, Hispanic origin, and sex. Prepared under a collaborative arrangement with the U.S. Census Bureau.

Footnotes:

S=Indicates suppressed data (less than 10 cases).

Last updated July 2020.

Total population by race/ethnicity (Number & Percent)

Location Race Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
6,668,532
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
63.6%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
2,320,112
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
22.1%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
473,610
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
4.5%
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
1,025,830
North Carolina
Hispanic
Percent
9.8%
North Carolina
Total Population
Number
10,488,084
North Carolina
Total Population
Percent
100.0%
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
140,715
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
43.8%
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
117,750
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
36.6%
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
19,095
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
5.9%
Durham
Hispanic
Number
43,928
Durham
Hispanic
Percent
13.7%
Durham
Total Population
Number
321,488
Durham
Total Population
Percent
100.0%
Location Race Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
6,668,532
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
63.6%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
2,320,112
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
22.1%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
473,610
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
4.5%
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
1,025,830
North Carolina
Hispanic
Percent
9.8%
North Carolina
Total Population
Number
10,488,084
North Carolina
Total Population
Percent
100.0%
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
140,715
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
43.8%
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
117,750
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
36.6%
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
19,095
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
5.9%
Durham
Hispanic
Number
43,928
Durham
Hispanic
Percent
13.7%
Durham
Total Population
Number
321,488
Durham
Total Population
Percent
100.0%
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Definitions: Estimated total population by race and ethnicity.
Data presented for 2010 through 2019 are from Vintage 2019 Bridged-Race Postcensal Population Estimates, which are produced under a collaborative arrangement between the Center for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics and the U. S. Census Bureau. With each annual release of the Bridged-Race Estimates, the estimates for each year beginning with 2010 are revised, which means that previously published estimates for the same years will be slightly different from the most current estimates presented here.  Values for 1990, 2000, and 2010 represent revised population estimates for July 1, 1990, July 1, 2000, and July 1, 2010 - not actual Census counts from April 1, 1990, April 1, 2000, and April 1, 2010.

Data Source:

Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Vintage 2019 postcensal estimates of the resident population of the United States (April 1, 2010, July 1, 2010-July 1, 2019), by year, county, single-year of age (0, 1, 2, .., 85 years and over), bridged race, Hispanic origin, and sex. Prepared under a collaborative arrangement with the U.S. Census Bureau.

Footnotes: S=Indicates suppressed data (less than 10 cases).

Last updated July 2020.

Children under 1 year of age by race/ethnicity (Number & Percent)

Location Race Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
62,866
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
52.9%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
29,447
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
24.8%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
5,282
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
4.4%
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
21,296
North Carolina
Hispanic
Percent
17.9%
North Carolina
Total under 1-year-old
Number
118,891
North Carolina
Total under 1-year-old
Percent
100.0%
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
1,577
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
37.5%
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
1,368
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
32.5%
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
216
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
5.1%
Durham
Hispanic
Number
1,042
Durham
Hispanic
Percent
24.8%
Durham
Total under 1-year-old
Number
4,203
Durham
Total under 1-year-old
Percent
100.0%
Location Race Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
62,866
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
52.9%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
29,447
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
24.8%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
5,282
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
4.4%
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
21,296
North Carolina
Hispanic
Percent
17.9%
North Carolina
Total under 1-year-old
Number
118,891
North Carolina
Total under 1-year-old
Percent
100.0%
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
1,577
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
37.5%
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
1,368
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
32.5%
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
216
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
5.1%
Durham
Hispanic
Number
1,042
Durham
Hispanic
Percent
24.8%
Durham
Total under 1-year-old
Number
4,203
Durham
Total under 1-year-old
Percent
100.0%
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Definitions: Estimated number of children younger than age one by race and ethnicity.
Data presented for 2010 through 2019 are from Vintage 2019 Bridged-Race Postcensal Population Estimates, which are produced under a collaborative arrangement between the Center for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics and the U. S. Census Bureau. With each annual release of the Bridged-Race Estimates, the estimates for each year beginning with 2010 are revised, which means that previously published estimates for the same years will be slightly different from the most current estimates presented here.  Values for 1990, 2000, and 2010 represent revised population estimates for July 1, 1990, July 1, 2000, and July 1, 2010 - not actual Census counts from April 1, 1990, April 1, 2000, and April 1, 2010.

Data Source: Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Vintage 2019 postcensal estimates of the resident population of the United States (April 1, 2010, July 1, 2010-July 1, 2019), by year, county, single-year of age (0, 1, 2, .., 85 years and over), bridged race, Hispanic origin, and sex. Prepared under a collaborative arrangement with the U.S. Census Bureau.

Footnotes: S=Indicates suppressed data (less than 10 cases).

Last updated July 2020.

Children under 4 years of age by race/ethnicity (Number & Percent)

Location Race Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
256,425
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
52.9%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
117,633
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
24.2%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
23,844
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
4.9%
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
87,191
North Carolina
Hispanic
Percent
18.0%
North Carolina
Total under 4-years-old
Number
485,093
North Carolina
Total under 4-years-old
Percent
100.0%
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
6,034
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
37.0%
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
5,397
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
33.1%
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
818
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
5.0%
Durham
Hispanic
Number
4,074
Durham
Hispanic
Percent
25.0%
Durham
Total under 4-years-old
Number
16,323
Durham
Total under 4-years-old
Percent
100.0%
Location Race Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
256,425
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
52.9%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
117,633
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
24.2%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
23,844
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
4.9%
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
87,191
North Carolina
Hispanic
Percent
18.0%
North Carolina
Total under 4-years-old
Number
485,093
North Carolina
Total under 4-years-old
Percent
100.0%
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
6,034
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
37.0%
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
5,397
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
33.1%
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
818
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
5.0%
Durham
Hispanic
Number
4,074
Durham
Hispanic
Percent
25.0%
Durham
Total under 4-years-old
Number
16,323
Durham
Total under 4-years-old
Percent
100.0%
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Definitions: Estimated number of children younger than age four by race and ethnicity.
Data presented for 2010 through 2019 are from Vintage 2019 Bridged-Race Postcensal Population Estimates, which are produced under a collaborative arrangement between the Center for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics and the U. S. Census Bureau. With each annual release of the Bridged-Race Estimates, the estimates for each year beginning with 2010 are revised, which means that previously published estimates for the same years will be slightly different from the most current estimates presented here.  Values for 1990, 2000, and 2010 represent revised population estimates for July 1, 1990, July 1, 2000, and July 1, 2010 - not actual Census counts from April 1, 1990, April 1, 2000, and April 1, 2010.

Data Source:

Footnotes: S=Indicates suppressed data (less than 10 cases).

Last updated July 2020.

Children under 5 years of age by race/ethnicity (Number & Percent)

Location Race Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
322,527
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
52.9%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
147,588
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
24.2%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
30,453
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
5.0%
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
109,202
North Carolina
Hispanic
Percent
17.9%
North Carolina
Total under 5-years-old
Number
609,770
North Carolina
Total under 5-years-old
Percent
100.0%
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
7,430
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
36.8%
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
6,706
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
33.2%
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
988
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
4.9%
Durham
Hispanic
Number
5,057
Durham
Hispanic
Percent
25.1%
Durham
Total under 5-years-old
Number
20,181
Durham
Total under 5-years-old
Percent
100.0%
Location Race Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
322,527
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
52.9%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
147,588
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
24.2%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
30,453
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
5.0%
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
109,202
North Carolina
Hispanic
Percent
17.9%
North Carolina
Total under 5-years-old
Number
609,770
North Carolina
Total under 5-years-old
Percent
100.0%
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
7,430
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
36.8%
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
6,706
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
33.2%
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
988
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
4.9%
Durham
Hispanic
Number
5,057
Durham
Hispanic
Percent
25.1%
Durham
Total under 5-years-old
Number
20,181
Durham
Total under 5-years-old
Percent
100.0%
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Definitions: Estimated number of children younger than age five by race and ethnicity.
Data presented for 2010 through 2019 are from Vintage 2019 Bridged-Race Postcensal Population Estimates, which are produced under a collaborative arrangement between the Center for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics and the U. S. Census Bureau. With each annual release of the Bridged-Race Estimates, the estimates for each year beginning with 2010 are revised, which means that previously published estimates for the same years will be slightly different from the most current estimates presented here.  Values for 1990, 2000, and 2010 represent revised population estimates for July 1, 1990, July 1, 2000, and July 1, 2010 - not actual Census counts from April 1, 1990, April 1, 2000, and April 1, 2010.

Data Source:

Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Vintage 2019 postcensal estimates of the resident population of the United States (April 1, 2010, July 1, 2010-July 1, 2019), by year, county, single-year of age (0, 1, 2, .., 85 years and over), bridged race, Hispanic origin, and sex. Prepared under a collaborative arrangement with the U.S. Census Bureau.

Footnotes: S=Indicates suppressed data (less than 10 cases).

Last updated July 2020.

Children under 10 years of age by race/ethnicity (Number & Percent)

Location Race Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
655,078
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
52.9%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
300,608
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
24.3%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
63,475
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
5.1%
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
219,475
North Carolina
Hispanic
Percent
17.7%
North Carolina
Total under 10-years-old
Number
1,238,636
North Carolina
Total under 10-years-old
Percent
100.0%
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
13,198
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
34.4%
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
13,572
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
35.4%
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
1,695
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
4.4%
Durham
Hispanic
Number
9,906
Durham
Hispanic
Percent
25.8%
Durham
Total under 10-years-old
Number
38,371
Durham
Total under 10-years-old
Percent
100.0%
Location Race Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
655,078
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
52.9%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
300,608
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
24.3%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
63,475
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
5.1%
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
219,475
North Carolina
Hispanic
Percent
17.7%
North Carolina
Total under 10-years-old
Number
1,238,636
North Carolina
Total under 10-years-old
Percent
100.0%
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
13,198
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
34.4%
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
13,572
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
35.4%
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
1,695
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
4.4%
Durham
Hispanic
Number
9,906
Durham
Hispanic
Percent
25.8%
Durham
Total under 10-years-old
Number
38,371
Durham
Total under 10-years-old
Percent
100.0%
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Definitions: Estimated number of children younger than age 10 by race/ethnicity.
Data presented for 2010 through 2019 are from Vintage 2019 Bridged-Race Postcensal Population Estimates, which are produced under a collaborative arrangement between the Center for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics and the U. S. Census Bureau. With each annual release of the Bridged-Race Estimates, the estimates for each year beginning with 2010 are revised, which means that previously published estimates for the same years will be slightly different from the most current estimates presented here.  Values for 1990, 2000, and 2010 represent revised population estimates for July 1, 1990, July 1, 2000, and July 1, 2010 - not actual Census counts from April 1, 1990, April 1, 2000, and April 1, 2010.

Data Source:

Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Vintage 2019 postcensal estimates of the resident population of the United States (April 1, 2010, July 1, 2010-July 1, 2019), by year, county, single-year of age (0, 1, 2, .., 85 years and over), bridged race, Hispanic origin, and sex. Prepared under a collaborative arrangement with the U.S. Census Bureau.

Footnotes: S=Indicates suppressed data (less than 10 cases).

Last updated July 2020.

Children under 15 years of age by race/ethnicity (Number & Percent)

Location Race Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
1,013,505
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
53.2%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
464,711
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
24.4%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
95,985
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
5.0%
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
330,041
North Carolina
Hispanic
Percent
17.3%
North Carolina
Total under 15-years-old
Number
1,904,242
North Carolina
Total under 15-years-old
Percent
100.0%
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
18,018
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
32.3%
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
20,875
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
37.4%
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
2,312
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
4.1%
Durham
Hispanic
Number
14,584
Durham
Hispanic
Percent
26.1%
Durham
Total under 15-years-old
Number
55,789
Durham
Total under 15-years-old
Percent
100.0%
Location Race Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
1,013,505
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
53.2%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
464,711
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
24.4%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
95,985
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
5.0%
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
330,041
North Carolina
Hispanic
Percent
17.3%
North Carolina
Total under 15-years-old
Number
1,904,242
North Carolina
Total under 15-years-old
Percent
100.0%
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
18,018
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
32.3%
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
20,875
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
37.4%
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
2,312
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
4.1%
Durham
Hispanic
Number
14,584
Durham
Hispanic
Percent
26.1%
Durham
Total under 15-years-old
Number
55,789
Durham
Total under 15-years-old
Percent
100.0%
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Definitions: Estimated number of children younger than age 15 by race and ethnicity.
Data presented for 2010 through 2019 are from Vintage 2019 Bridged-Race Postcensal Population Estimates, which are produced under a collaborative arrangement between the Center for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics and the U. S. Census Bureau. With each annual release of the Bridged-Race Estimates, the estimates for each year beginning with 2010 are revised, which means that previously published estimates for the same years will be slightly different from the most current estimates presented here.  Values for 1990, 2000, and 2010 represent revised population estimates for July 1, 1990, July 1, 2000, and July 1, 2010 - not actual Census counts from April 1, 1990, April 1, 2000, and April 1, 2010.

Data Source:

Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Vintage 2019 postcensal estimates of the resident population of the United States (April 1, 2010, July 1, 2010-July 1, 2019), by year, county, single-year of age (0, 1, 2, .., 85 years and over), bridged race, Hispanic origin, and sex. Prepared under a collaborative arrangement with the U.S. Census Bureau.

Footnotes: S=Indicates suppressed data (less than 10 cases).

Last updated July 2020.

Children under 18 years of age by race/ethnicity (Number & Percent)

Location Race Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
1,237,140
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
53.8%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
559,766
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
24.3%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
114,941
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
5.0%
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
388,868
North Carolina
Hispanic
Percent
16.9%
North Carolina
Total under 18-years-old
Number
2,300,715
North Carolina
Total under 18-years-old
Percent
100.0%
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
20,771
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
31.6%
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
25,209
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
38.4%
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
2,817
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
4.3%
Durham
Hispanic
Number
16,862
Durham
Hispanic
Percent
25.7%
Durham
Total under 18-years-old
Number
65,659
Durham
Total under 18-years-old
Percent
100.0%
Location Race Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
1,237,140
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
53.8%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
559,766
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
24.3%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
114,941
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
5.0%
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
388,868
North Carolina
Hispanic
Percent
16.9%
North Carolina
Total under 18-years-old
Number
2,300,715
North Carolina
Total under 18-years-old
Percent
100.0%
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
20,771
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
31.6%
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
25,209
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
38.4%
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
2,817
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
4.3%
Durham
Hispanic
Number
16,862
Durham
Hispanic
Percent
25.7%
Durham
Total under 18-years-old
Number
65,659
Durham
Total under 18-years-old
Percent
100.0%
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Definitions: Estimated number of children younger than age 18 by race and ethnicity.
Data presented for 2010 through 2019 are from Vintage 2019 Bridged-Race Postcensal Population Estimates, which are produced under a collaborative arrangement between the Center for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics and the U. S. Census Bureau. With each annual release of the Bridged-Race Estimates, the estimates for each year beginning with 2010 are revised, which means that previously published estimates for the same years will be slightly different from the most current estimates presented here.  Values for 1990, 2000, and 2010 represent revised population estimates for July 1, 1990, July 1, 2000, and July 1, 2010 - not actual Census counts from April 1, 1990, April 1, 2000, and April 1, 2010.

Data Source:

Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Vintage 2019 postcensal estimates of the resident population of the United States (April 1, 2010, July 1, 2010-July 1, 2019), by year, county, single-year of age (0, 1, 2, .., 85 years and over), bridged race, Hispanic origin, and sex. Prepared under a collaborative arrangement with the U.S. Census Bureau.

Footnotes: S=Indicates suppressed data (less than 10 cases).

Last updated July 2020.

Children under 21 years of age by race/ethnicity (Number & Percent)

Location Race Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
1,485,366
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
54.3%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
671,137
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
24.5%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
134,371
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
4.9%
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
445,752
North Carolina
Hispanic
Percent
16.3%
North Carolina
Total under 21-years-old
Number
2,736,626
North Carolina
Total under 21-years-old
Percent
100.0%
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
25,407
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
31.4%
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
31,871
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
39.4%
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
4,495
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
5.6%
Durham
Hispanic
Number
19,210
Durham
Hispanic
Percent
23.7%
Durham
Total under 21-years-old
Number
80,983
Durham
Total under 21-years-old
Percent
100.0%
Location Race Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
1,485,366
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
54.3%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
671,137
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
24.5%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
134,371
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
4.9%
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
445,752
North Carolina
Hispanic
Percent
16.3%
North Carolina
Total under 21-years-old
Number
2,736,626
North Carolina
Total under 21-years-old
Percent
100.0%
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Number
25,407
Durham
Non-Hispanic White alone
Percent
31.4%
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Number
31,871
Durham
Non-Hispanic African-American alone
Percent
39.4%
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Number
4,495
Durham
Non-Hispanic other race alone
Percent
5.6%
Durham
Hispanic
Number
19,210
Durham
Hispanic
Percent
23.7%
Durham
Total under 21-years-old
Number
80,983
Durham
Total under 21-years-old
Percent
100.0%
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Definitions: Estimated number of persons younger than age 21 by race and ethnicity.
Data presented for 2010 through 2019 are from Vintage 2019 Bridged-Race Postcensal Population Estimates, which are produced under a collaborative arrangement between the Center for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics and the U. S. Census Bureau. With each annual release of the Bridged-Race Estimates, the estimates for each year beginning with 2010 are revised, which means that previously published estimates for the same years will be slightly different from the most current estimates presented here.  Values for 1990, 2000, and 2010 represent revised population estimates for July 1, 1990, July 1, 2000, and July 1, 2010 - not actual Census counts from April 1, 1990, April 1, 2000, and April 1, 2010.

Data Source:

Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Vintage 2019 postcensal estimates of the resident population of the United States (April 1, 2010, July 1, 2010-July 1, 2019), by year, county, single-year of age (0, 1, 2, .., 85 years and over), bridged race, Hispanic origin, and sex. Prepared under a collaborative arrangement with the U.S. Census Bureau.

Footnotes: S=Indicates suppressed data (less than 10 cases).

Last updated July 2020.

Unemployment (Percent & Number)

Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
196,565
North Carolina
Percent
3.9%
Durham
Number
5,899
Durham
Percent
3.4%
Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
196,565
North Carolina
Percent
3.9%
Durham
Number
5,899
Durham
Percent
3.4%
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Definitions: Number and average annual percent of the civilian labor force that does not have a job, has actively looked for work in the prior four weeks, and is currently available for work. Not seasonally adjusted.

Data Source: U.S. Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics - Local Area Unemployment Statistics.

Footnotes: Last updated September 2021.

Median household income (Currency)

Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Currency
$57,388
Durham
Currency
$65,541
Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Currency
$57,388
Durham
Currency
$65,541
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Definitions: The income at which one-half of North Carolina households earn more or less.
Price inflation causes the value of a dollar to fall over time, and so the same dollar amount in two different years will usually represent different amounts of purchasing power. To counteract this problem, analysts typically adjust dollar figures to account for inflation using the following formula:

Dollars data year = Dollars base year x Price Index data year / Price Index base year

Consumer Price Index Consumer Price Index data are available U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

Data Source: U.S.Census Bureau, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE).

Footnotes: Last updated September 2021.

Median family (with child) income (Currency)

Location Data Type 2015 - 2019
North Carolina
Currency
$65,541
Durham
Currency
$68,406
Location Data Type 2015 - 2019
North Carolina
Currency
$65,541
Durham
Currency
$68,406
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Definitions: Median annual income for families with own children under age 18 living in the household.  "Own children" include the householder's (head of the household) children by birth, marriage, or adoption.  The median income is the dollar amount that divides the income distribution into two equal groups--half with income above the median, half with income below it.

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates, 2006-2010 through 2015-2019, Table B19125.

Footnotes: Although overlapping 5-year time periods are shown for this indicator, the Census Bureau suggests comparing periods that do not overlap—for example, comparing 2010–2014 estimates with 2015–2019 estimates. This means waiting longer to identify a trend. However, in areas undergoing fundamental shifts in the size or composition of the population, change may be so substantial that it will be obvious after only a few years. For more information on making comparisons with ACS multi-year estimates, see Chapter 4 of Understanding and Using American Community Survey Data: What All Data Users Need to Know

Last updated August 2021.

Children under age 18 with no parent in the labor force (Percent)

Location Data Type 2015 - 2019
North Carolina
Percent
7.7%
Durham
Percent
7.6%
Location Data Type 2015 - 2019
North Carolina
Percent
7.7%
Durham
Percent
7.6%
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Definitions: The percentage of children under age 18 whose resident parents are not in the labor force.

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates, 2006-2010 through 2015-2019, Table B23008.

Footnotes: Although overlapping 5-year time periods are shown for this indicator, the Census Bureau suggests comparing periods that do not overlap—for example, comparing 2010–2014 estimates with 2015–2019 estimates. This means waiting longer to identify a trend. However, in areas undergoing fundamental shifts in the size or composition of the population, change may be so substantial that it will be obvious after only a few years. For more information on making comparisons with ACS multi-year estimates, see Chapter 4 of Understanding and Using American Community Survey Data: What All Data Users Need to Know

Last updated August 2021.

Teens age 16-19 not attending school and not working (Percent)

Location Data Type 2015 - 2019
North Carolina
Percent
7.1%
Durham
Percent
5.9%
Location Data Type 2015 - 2019
North Carolina
Percent
7.1%
Durham
Percent
5.9%
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Definitions: Teenagers between age 16 and 19 who are not enrolled in school (full- or part-time) and not employed (full- or part-time).

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates, 2006-2010 through 2015-2019, Table B14005.

Footnotes: Although overlapping 5-year time periods are shown for this indicator, the Census Bureau suggests comparing periods that do not overlap—for example, comparing 2010–2014 estimates with 2015–2019 estimates. This means waiting longer to identify a trend. However, in areas undergoing fundamental shifts in the size or composition of the population, change may be so substantial that it will be obvious after only a few years. For more information on making comparisons with ACS multi-year estimates, see Chapter 4 of Understanding and Using American Community Survey Data: What All Data Users Need to Know

Last updated August 2021.

All households receiving Work First (Number)

Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
15,727
Durham
Number
324
Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
15,727
Durham
Number
324
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Definitions: Number and percent of children receiving Work First. Data are based on the number of children under 18 receiving Work First benefits for the month of December for a particular year.

Data Source: Duncan, D.F., Flair, K.A., Stewart, C.J., Guest, S., Rose, R.A., and Malley, K.M.D.(2020). Management Assistance for Child Welfare, Work First, and Food & Nutrition Services in North Carolina (v3.2)

Footnotes: Last updated October 2020.

Children receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) (Number)

Location Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Number
36,234
Durham
Number
1,199
Location Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Number
36,234
Durham
Number
1,199
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Definitions: The number of children receiving SSI benefits.

Data Source: U.S. Social Security Administration, Research, Statistics, & Policy Analysis, SSI Recipients by State and County.

Footnotes:

S = Fewer than 10 cases.

Last updated July 2020.

Children receiving Social Security (OASDI) (Number)

Location Category Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Disability
Number
53,354
North Carolina
Retirement
Number
19,605
North Carolina
Survivors
Number
64,384
Durham
Disability
Number
1,080
Durham
Retirement
Number
450
Durham
Survivors
Number
1,435
Location Category Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Disability
Number
53,354
North Carolina
Retirement
Number
19,605
North Carolina
Survivors
Number
64,384
Durham
Disability
Number
1,080
Durham
Retirement
Number
450
Durham
Survivors
Number
1,435
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Definitions: The number of children receiving OASDI benefits.

Data Source: U.S. Social Security Administration, Research, Statistics, & Policy Analysis, OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County.

Footnotes: Last updated July 2020.

Percent of housing units where householders spend at least 30% of income on housing (Percent)

Location Data Type 2015 - 2019
North Carolina
Percent
19.9%
Durham
Percent
19.2%
Location Data Type 2015 - 2019
North Carolina
Percent
19.9%
Durham
Percent
19.2%
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Definitions: Percent of owner-occupied housing units in which householders spend at least 30% of their income on housing.

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates, 2006-2010 through 2015-2019, Table B25093.

Footnotes: Although overlapping 5-year time periods are shown for this indicator, the Census Bureau suggests comparing periods that do not overlap—for example, comparing 2010–2014 estimates with 2015–2019 estimates. This means waiting longer to identify a trend. However, in areas undergoing fundamental shifts in the size or composition of the population, change may be so substantial that it will be obvious after only a few years. For more information on making comparisons with ACS multi-year estimates, see Chapter 4 of Understanding and Using American Community Survey Data: What All Data Users Need to Know

Last updated August 2021.

Children in poverty (Percent & Number)

Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
435,728
North Carolina
Percent
19.3%
Durham
Number
13,260
Durham
Percent
20.6%
Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
435,728
North Carolina
Percent
19.3%
Durham
Number
13,260
Durham
Percent
20.6%
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Definitions: The number and percent of children living at or below the federal poverty level.

Data Source: U.S.Census Bureau, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE).

Footnotes: Last updated September 2021.

Total enrollment in child care (Number)

Location Category Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Five Star
Number
121,464
North Carolina
Four Star
Number
51,506
North Carolina
Three Star
Number
33,277
North Carolina
Two Star
Number
1,109
North Carolina
One Star
Number
1,123
North Carolina
Non Star Rated
Number
32,812
North Carolina
Total
Number
241,291
Durham
Five Star
Number
5,600
Durham
Four Star
Number
2,055
Durham
Three Star
Number
630
Durham
Two Star
Number
53
Durham
One Star
Number
72
Durham
Non Star Rated
Number
672
Durham
Total
Number
9,082
Location Category Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Five Star
Number
121,464
North Carolina
Four Star
Number
51,506
North Carolina
Three Star
Number
33,277
North Carolina
Two Star
Number
1,109
North Carolina
One Star
Number
1,123
North Carolina
Non Star Rated
Number
32,812
North Carolina
Total
Number
241,291
Durham
Five Star
Number
5,600
Durham
Four Star
Number
2,055
Durham
Three Star
Number
630
Durham
Two Star
Number
53
Durham
One Star
Number
72
Durham
Non Star Rated
Number
672
Durham
Total
Number
9,082
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Definitions: Annual count of children enrolled in child care centers by license rating of facility.

A rating of one star means that a child care program meets North Carolina’s minimum licensing standards for child care. Programs that choose to voluntarily meet higher standards can apply for a two to five star license. The star rating is comprised of a facility’s scores in three quality components: Staff Education, Program Standards and Compliance History. For more information on the Star Rated Licenses please refer to https://ncchildcare.ncdhhs.gov/Services/Licensing/Star-Rated-License.

Data Source: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Child Development and Early Education. Special data request, October 2020.

Footnotes: Last updated November 2020.

Total number of child care facilities (Number)

Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
5,785
Durham
Number
279
Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
5,785
Durham
Number
279
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Definitions: Annual count of child care centers.

Data Source: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Child Development and Early Education. Special data request, October 2020.

Footnotes: Last updated November 2020.

Teens age 16-19 not enrolled in school and not a high school graduate (Percent)

Location Data Type 2015 - 2019
North Carolina
Percent
4.1%
Durham
Percent
3.6%
Location Data Type 2015 - 2019
North Carolina
Percent
4.1%
Durham
Percent
3.6%
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Definitions:
Universe: Population age 16-19.
Numerator: Number of youth ages 16 to 19 who are not enrolled in school and not high school graduates;
Denominator: Number of youth ages 16 to 19;
Rate calculation: 100 times the numerator divided by the denominator.

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates, 2006-2010 through 2015-2019, Table B14005.

Footnotes: Although overlapping 5-year time periods are shown for this indicator, the Census Bureau suggests comparing periods that do not overlap—for example, comparing 2010–2014 estimates with 2015–2019 estimates. This means waiting longer to identify a trend. However, in areas undergoing fundamental shifts in the size or composition of the population, change may be so substantial that it will be obvious after only a few years. For more information on making comparisons with ACS multi-year estimates, see Chapter 4 of Understanding and Using American Community Survey Data: What All Data Users Need to Know

Last updated August 2021.

Percentage of persons 18-24 who have not completed high school (Percent)

Location Data Type 2015 - 2019
North Carolina
Percent
12.9%
Durham
Percent
12.3%
Location Data Type 2015 - 2019
North Carolina
Percent
12.9%
Durham
Percent
12.3%
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Definitions: Percentage of persons ages 18-24 who reported that they had attained neither a high school diploma or a GED.
The American Community Survey is now used as the main source of educational attainment data because it has a larger sample and provide more reliable statistics for smaller geographical areas.The latest data represent 5-year estimates.

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates, 2006-2010 through 2015-2019, Table S1501.

Footnotes: Although overlapping 5-year time periods are shown for this indicator, the Census Bureau suggests comparing periods that do not overlap—for example, comparing 2010–2014 estimates with 2015–2019 estimates. This means waiting longer to identify a trend. However, in areas undergoing fundamental shifts in the size or composition of the population, change may be so substantial that it will be obvious after only a few years. For more information on making comparisons with ACS multi-year estimates, see Chapter 4 of Understanding and Using American Community Survey Data: What All Data Users Need to Know

Last updated August 2021.

Children living in areas of concentrated poverty by race and ethnicity (Number & Percent)

Location Race Data Type 2014 - 2018
North Carolina
White Non-Hispanic
Number
37,290
North Carolina
White Non-Hispanic
Percent
3.1%
North Carolina
Black or African American
Number
105,582
North Carolina
Black or African American
Percent
20.1%
North Carolina
Some Other Race
Number
38,577
North Carolina
Some Other Race
Percent
11.1%
North Carolina
Hispanic or Latino
Number
55,616
North Carolina
Hispanic or Latino
Percent
15.2%
North Carolina
Total Population
Number
214,996
North Carolina
Total Population
Percent
9.4%
Durham
White Non-Hispanic
Number
686
Durham
White Non-Hispanic
Percent
3.6%
Durham
Black or African American
Number
6,242
Durham
Black or African American
Percent
24.1%
Durham
Some Other Race
Number
1,798
Durham
Some Other Race
Percent
19.0%
Durham
Hispanic or Latino
Number
3,821
Durham
Hispanic or Latino
Percent
23.8%
Durham
Total Population
Number
11,371
Durham
Total Population
Percent
17.3%
Location Race Data Type 2014 - 2018
North Carolina
White Non-Hispanic
Number
37,290
North Carolina
White Non-Hispanic
Percent
3.1%
North Carolina
Black or African American
Number
105,582
North Carolina
Black or African American
Percent
20.1%
North Carolina
Some Other Race
Number
38,577
North Carolina
Some Other Race
Percent
11.1%
North Carolina
Hispanic or Latino
Number
55,616
North Carolina
Hispanic or Latino
Percent
15.2%
North Carolina
Total Population
Number
214,996
North Carolina
Total Population
Percent
9.4%
Durham
White Non-Hispanic
Number
686
Durham
White Non-Hispanic
Percent
3.6%
Durham
Black or African American
Number
6,242
Durham
Black or African American
Percent
24.1%
Durham
Some Other Race
Number
1,798
Durham
Some Other Race
Percent
19.0%
Durham
Hispanic or Latino
Number
3,821
Durham
Hispanic or Latino
Percent
23.8%
Durham
Total Population
Number
11,371
Durham
Total Population
Percent
17.3%
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Definitions: The estimated number and percentage of children under age 18 by race/ethnicity living in a census tract with an estimated poverty level of 30% or greater, as determined using American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.

Using Table B17001 of the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey Estimates, an estimated percent below 100% poverty is determined for each census tract. For the census tracts with an estimated poverty level of 30% or greater, the B01001-series of tables are used to estimate the population under age 18 by race and ethnicity for each tract with a poverty level of at least 30 percent. The census tract data is then aggregated to the county and state level for each race/ethnicity cohort.

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006-2010 through 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Tables B01001, B01001B-B01001H, and B17001.

Footnotes: Although overlapping 5-year time periods are shown for this indicator, the Census Bureau suggests comparing periods that do not overlap—for example, comparing 2009–2013 estimates with 2014–2018 estimates. This means waiting longer to identify a trend. However, in areas undergoing fundamental shifts in the size or composition of the population, change may be so substantial that it will be obvious after only a few years. For more information on making comparisons with ACS multi-year estimates, see Chapter 4 of Understanding and Using American Community Survey Data: What All Data Users Need to Know.

Non-Hispanic Black and African American is not available from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey Summary tables. Therefore, race/ethnic groups represented in this table are not mutually exclusive. The category of white includes only non-Hispanic white. The categories "Black or African American" and "Some Other Race" include both Hispanic and non-Hispanic.

S=Indicates suppressed data (less than 10 cases).

A zero value indicates that the county had no census tracts with an estimated poverty rate of at least 30%, or that estimates reflect that no one under age 18 resided in the census tract for the given race/ethnicity cohort during the time period.

Smaller numbers reflect less reliable estimates and should be used with caution.

Last updated July 2020.

Children living in single parent families (Percent)

Location Data Type 2015 - 2019
North Carolina
Percent
36.4%
Durham
Percent
44.4%
Location Data Type 2015 - 2019
North Carolina
Percent
36.4%
Durham
Percent
44.4%
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Definitions: Children under age 18 who live with their own single parent either in a family or subfamily.  Single-parent families may include cohabiting couples and do not include children living with married stepparents. Children who live in group quarters (for example, institutions, dormitories, or group homes) are not included in this calculation.

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates, 2006-2010 through 2015-2019, Table B23008.

Footnotes: Although overlapping 5-year time periods are shown for this indicator, the Census Bureau suggests comparing periods that do not overlap—for example, comparing 2010–2014 estimates with 2015–2019 estimates. This means waiting longer to identify a trend. However, in areas undergoing fundamental shifts in the size or composition of the population, change may be so substantial that it will be obvious after only a few years. For more information on making comparisons with ACS multi-year estimates, see Chapter 4 of Understanding and Using American Community Survey Data: What All Data Users Need to Know

Last updated August 2021.

Families where household head lacks a high school diploma (Percent)

Location Data Type 2015 - 2019
North Carolina
Percent
10.1%
Durham
Percent
10.9%
Location Data Type 2015 - 2019
North Carolina
Percent
10.1%
Durham
Percent
10.9%
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Definitions: Percent of families in which the household head does not have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates, 2006-2010 through 2015-2019, Table B17018.

Footnotes: Although overlapping 5-year time periods are shown for this indicator, the Census Bureau suggests comparing periods that do not overlap—for example, comparing 2010–2014 estimates with 2015–2019 estimates. This means waiting longer to identify a trend. However, in areas undergoing fundamental shifts in the size or composition of the population, change may be so substantial that it will be obvious after only a few years. For more information on making comparisons with ACS multi-year estimates, see Chapter 4 of Understanding and Using American Community Survey Data: What All Data Users Need to Know

Last updated August 2021.

Percent of low birthweight births by race and ethnicity beginning 2011 (Number & Percent)

Location Race Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White
Number
4,863
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White
Percent
4.1%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African American
Number
4,094
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African American
Percent
3.4%
North Carolina
Other Non-Hispanic
Number
683
North Carolina
Other Non-Hispanic
Percent
0.6%
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
1,379
North Carolina
Hispanic
Percent
1.2%
North Carolina
Total
Number
11,019
North Carolina
Total
Percent
9.3%
Durham
Non-Hispanic White
Number
106
Durham
Non-Hispanic White
Percent
2.6%
Durham
Non-Hispanic African American
Number
168
Durham
Non-Hispanic African American
Percent
4.0%
Durham
Other Non-Hispanic
Number
21
Durham
Other Non-Hispanic
Percent
0.5%
Durham
Hispanic
Number
67
Durham
Hispanic
Percent
1.6%
Durham
Total
Number
362
Durham
Total
Percent
8.7%
Location Race Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White
Number
4,863
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White
Percent
4.1%
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African American
Number
4,094
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African American
Percent
3.4%
North Carolina
Other Non-Hispanic
Number
683
North Carolina
Other Non-Hispanic
Percent
0.6%
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
1,379
North Carolina
Hispanic
Percent
1.2%
North Carolina
Total
Number
11,019
North Carolina
Total
Percent
9.3%
Durham
Non-Hispanic White
Number
106
Durham
Non-Hispanic White
Percent
2.6%
Durham
Non-Hispanic African American
Number
168
Durham
Non-Hispanic African American
Percent
4.0%
Durham
Other Non-Hispanic
Number
21
Durham
Other Non-Hispanic
Percent
0.5%
Durham
Hispanic
Number
67
Durham
Hispanic
Percent
1.6%
Durham
Total
Number
362
Durham
Total
Percent
8.7%
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Definitions: Percent of infants born weighing less than 2,500 grams (5 lbs, 8 oz) at birth. Births classified according to mother's race and ethnicity.

Data Source: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, State Center for Health Statistics: North Carolina Live Birth Data.

Footnotes: Last updated August 2020.

Percent of low birthweight births by race through 2010 (Percent)

Location Race Data Type 2010
North Carolina
Total
Percent
9.1%
North Carolina
White
Percent
7.8%
North Carolina
Minority
Percent
10.8%
Durham
Total
Percent
9.7%
Durham
White
Percent
8.5%
Durham
Minority
Percent
10.3%
Location Race Data Type 2010
North Carolina
Total
Percent
9.1%
North Carolina
White
Percent
7.8%
North Carolina
Minority
Percent
10.8%
Durham
Total
Percent
9.7%
Durham
White
Percent
8.5%
Durham
Minority
Percent
10.3%
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Definitions: Percent of infants born weighing less than 2,500 grams (5 lbs, 8 oz) at birth. Births classified according to mother's race and ethnicity.

Data Source: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, State Center for Health Statistics: North Carolina Live Birth Data.

Footnotes: Last updated March 2013.

Percent of births with very late or no prenatal care beginning 2011 (Percent & Number)

Location Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Number
9,255
North Carolina
Percent
7.8%
Durham
Number
279
Durham
Percent
6.7%
Location Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Number
9,255
North Carolina
Percent
7.8%
Durham
Number
279
Durham
Percent
6.7%
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Definitions: The percentage of live births in which mothers began prenatal care in the third trimester of pregnancy or received no prenatal care at all.

The 2003 U.S. Standard Certificate of Live Birth, with was implemented in North Carolina during 2010, captures prenatal care and education data in a manner that differs from the prior certificate. Due to data compatability issues that information will not be available for 2010. Prenatal care and education data for 2011 should not be compared to prior years (2001-2009).

Data Source: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, State Center for Health Statistics: North Carolina Live Birth Data.

Footnotes: Last updated August 2020.

Percent of births with very late or no prenatal care--DO NOT COMPARE TO 2011 DATA (Percent)

Location Data Type 2009
North Carolina
Percent
2.4%
Durham
Percent
0.6%
Location Data Type 2009
North Carolina
Percent
2.4%
Durham
Percent
0.6%
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Definitions: Number of live births by county of births.

The 2003 U.S. Standard Certificate of Live Birth, which was implemented in North Carolina during 2010, captures prenatal care and education data in a manner that differs from the prior certificate. Due to data compatibility issues that information will not be available for 2010. Prenatal care and education data for 2011 should not be compared to prior years (2001-2009).

Data Source: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, State Center for Health Statistics: North Carolina Live Birth Data.

Footnotes: Last updated March 2013.

Infant mortality by race and ethnicity beginning 2013 (Number & Rate)

Location Race Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White
Number
325
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White
Rate
5.0
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African American
Number
350
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African American
Rate
12.2
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic American Indian
Number
15
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic American Indian
Rate
9.3
North Carolina
Other Non-Hispanic
Number
28
North Carolina
Other Non-Hispanic
Rate
5.0
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
88
North Carolina
Hispanic
Rate
4.8
North Carolina
Total
Number
806
North Carolina
Total
Rate
6.8
Durham
Non-Hispanic White
Number
3
Durham
Non-Hispanic White
Rate
1.8
Durham
Non-Hispanic African American
Number
10
Durham
Non-Hispanic African American
Rate
7.3
Durham
Non-Hispanic American Indian
Number
1
Durham
Non-Hispanic American Indian
Rate
62.5
Durham
Other Non-Hispanic
Number
1
Durham
Other Non-Hispanic
Rate
4.2
Durham
Hispanic
Number
8
Durham
Hispanic
Rate
8.9
Durham
Total
Number
23
Durham
Total
Rate
5.5
Location Race Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White
Number
325
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White
Rate
5.0
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African American
Number
350
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African American
Rate
12.2
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic American Indian
Number
15
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic American Indian
Rate
9.3
North Carolina
Other Non-Hispanic
Number
28
North Carolina
Other Non-Hispanic
Rate
5.0
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
88
North Carolina
Hispanic
Rate
4.8
North Carolina
Total
Number
806
North Carolina
Total
Rate
6.8
Durham
Non-Hispanic White
Number
3
Durham
Non-Hispanic White
Rate
1.8
Durham
Non-Hispanic African American
Number
10
Durham
Non-Hispanic African American
Rate
7.3
Durham
Non-Hispanic American Indian
Number
1
Durham
Non-Hispanic American Indian
Rate
62.5
Durham
Other Non-Hispanic
Number
1
Durham
Other Non-Hispanic
Rate
4.2
Durham
Hispanic
Number
8
Durham
Hispanic
Rate
8.9
Durham
Total
Number
23
Durham
Total
Rate
5.5
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Definitions: The number and rate per 1,000 live births of children who died before their first birthday.

Data Source: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, State Center for Health Statistics: North Carolina Infant Mortality Report, Table 1.

Footnotes: Rates based on fewer than 10 cases are considered unreliable and should be interpreted with caution.

Last updated August 2020.

Infant mortality by race and ethnicity through 2012 (Number & Rate)

Location Race Data Type 2012
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White
Number
369
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White
Rate
5.5
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African American
Number
395
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African American
Rate
13.9
North Carolina
Other Non-Hispanic
Number
43
North Carolina
Other Non-Hispanic
Rate
6.7
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
76
North Carolina
Hispanic
Rate
4.2
North Carolina
Total
Number
883
North Carolina
Total
Rate
7.4
Durham
Non-Hispanic White
Number
4
Durham
Non-Hispanic White
Rate
2.4
Durham
Non-Hispanic African American
Number
27
Durham
Non-Hispanic African American
Rate
18.6
Durham
Other Non-Hispanic
Number
1
Durham
Other Non-Hispanic
Rate
3.5
Durham
Hispanic
Number
2
Durham
Hispanic
Rate
2.2
Durham
Total
Number
34
Durham
Total
Rate
7.9
Location Race Data Type 2012
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White
Number
369
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White
Rate
5.5
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African American
Number
395
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African American
Rate
13.9
North Carolina
Other Non-Hispanic
Number
43
North Carolina
Other Non-Hispanic
Rate
6.7
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
76
North Carolina
Hispanic
Rate
4.2
North Carolina
Total
Number
883
North Carolina
Total
Rate
7.4
Durham
Non-Hispanic White
Number
4
Durham
Non-Hispanic White
Rate
2.4
Durham
Non-Hispanic African American
Number
27
Durham
Non-Hispanic African American
Rate
18.6
Durham
Other Non-Hispanic
Number
1
Durham
Other Non-Hispanic
Rate
3.5
Durham
Hispanic
Number
2
Durham
Hispanic
Rate
2.2
Durham
Total
Number
34
Durham
Total
Rate
7.9
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Definitions: The number and rate per 1,000 live births of children who died before their first birthday.

Data Source: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, State Center for Health Statistics: North Carolina Infant Mortality Report, Table 1.

Footnotes: Rates based on fewer than 10 cases are considered unreliable and should be interpreted with caution.

Last updated March 2013.

Uninsured population by age group (Number & Percent)

Location Category Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Children under age 19
Number
137,876
North Carolina
Children under age 19
Percent
5.8%
North Carolina
Adults age 18-64
Number
1,014,991
North Carolina
Adults age 18-64
Percent
16.3%
North Carolina
Total under age 65
Number
1,139,623
North Carolina
Total under age 65
Percent
13.4%
Durham
Children under age 19
Number
4,447
Durham
Children under age 19
Percent
6.6%
Durham
Adults age 18-64
Number
32,851
Durham
Adults age 18-64
Percent
16.4%
Durham
Total under age 65
Number
36,915
Durham
Total under age 65
Percent
14.0%
Location Category Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Children under age 19
Number
137,876
North Carolina
Children under age 19
Percent
5.8%
North Carolina
Adults age 18-64
Number
1,014,991
North Carolina
Adults age 18-64
Percent
16.3%
North Carolina
Total under age 65
Number
1,139,623
North Carolina
Total under age 65
Percent
13.4%
Durham
Children under age 19
Number
4,447
Durham
Children under age 19
Percent
6.6%
Durham
Adults age 18-64
Number
32,851
Durham
Adults age 18-64
Percent
16.4%
Durham
Total under age 65
Number
36,915
Durham
Total under age 65
Percent
14.0%
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Definitions: Number and percent without health insurance for children under 19-years-old, for adults ages 18-64-years-old, and for the total population under 65-years-old.

Data Source: US Census Bureau, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) - 2008 through 2019.

Beginning in 2008, the SAHIE began using model-based enhancements of the American Community Survey (ACS) estimates, created by integrating additional information from administrative records, postcensal population estimates, and decennial census data to produce estimates that are more reliable. The SAHIE estimates are available annually at the state and county level.

Rather than reporting data for the population under age 18, the under age 19 group is included in the survey since it is congruent with the age cohort used to determine CHIP eligibility. The age 18-64 cohort is intended to approximate the working age population.

Footnotes: Last updated September 2021.

Children under age 19 enrolled in Health Choice (CHIP) (Number)

Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
117,783
Durham
Number
3,673
Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
117,783
Durham
Number
3,673
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Definitions: The number of children under age 19 enrolled in Health Choice (CHIP).

Data Source: Special data tabulation provided by North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, NC Medicaid, Division of Health Services in May 2021. The numbers include the total number of children under age 19 receiving enrolled in Health Choice (CHIP).

Footnotes: Last updated May 2021.

Children under age 19 enrolled in Medicaid (Number)

Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
1,241,743
Durham
Number
37,101
Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
1,241,743
Durham
Number
37,101
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Definitions: The number of children under age 19 receiving Medicaid service under all Program Aid Categories excluding Health Choice (CHIP).

Data Source: Special data tabulation provided by North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, NC Medicaid, Division of Health Services in May 2021. The numbers include the total number of children under age 19 receiving Medicaid services, excluding Health Choice (CHIP). The number of children receiving Health Choice benefits are reported as a separate indicator.

Footnotes: Last update May 2021.

Live births (Number)

Location Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Number
118,957
Durham
Number
4,151
Location Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Number
118,957
Durham
Number
4,151
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Definitions: Number of live births by county of birth.

Data Source: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, State Center for Health Statistics: Detailed Mortality Statistics, North Carolina Residents.

Footnotes: Last updated August 2020.

Infant and child deaths by age group (Number)

Location Age group Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Under 1
Number
806
North Carolina
Ages 1-4
Number
118
North Carolina
Ages 5-9
Number
75
North Carolina
Ages 10-14
Number
113
North Carolina
Ages 15-17
Number
143
Durham
Under 1
Number
23
Durham
Ages 1-4
Number
2
Durham
Ages 5-9
Number
2
Durham
Ages 10-14
Number
3
Durham
Ages 15-17
Number
6
Location Age group Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Under 1
Number
806
North Carolina
Ages 1-4
Number
118
North Carolina
Ages 5-9
Number
75
North Carolina
Ages 10-14
Number
113
North Carolina
Ages 15-17
Number
143
Durham
Under 1
Number
23
Durham
Ages 1-4
Number
2
Durham
Ages 5-9
Number
2
Durham
Ages 10-14
Number
3
Durham
Ages 15-17
Number
6
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Infant and child deaths by cause of death (Number)

Location Category Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Motor Vehicle
Number
81
North Carolina
Bicycle
Number
2
North Carolina
Fire and Flame
Number
12
North Carolina
Drowning
Number
27
North Carolina
Homicide
Number
51
North Carolina
Suicide
Number
52
Durham
Motor Vehicle
Number
2
Durham
Bicycle
Number
0
Durham
Fire and Flame
Number
0
Durham
Drowning
Number
3
Durham
Homicide
Number
2
Durham
Suicide
Number
1
Location Category Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Motor Vehicle
Number
81
North Carolina
Bicycle
Number
2
North Carolina
Fire and Flame
Number
12
North Carolina
Drowning
Number
27
North Carolina
Homicide
Number
51
North Carolina
Suicide
Number
52
Durham
Motor Vehicle
Number
2
Durham
Bicycle
Number
0
Durham
Fire and Flame
Number
0
Durham
Drowning
Number
3
Durham
Homicide
Number
2
Durham
Suicide
Number
1
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Definitions: The number of infant and child fatalities ages 0-17 for select causes of death.

Data Source: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, State Center for Health Statistics, Child Deaths in North Carolina, N.C. Resident Child Deaths by Cause, County, and Region.

Footnotes: Last updated August 2020.

Fifth Graders with Dental Sealants (Percent)

Location Data Type 2012 - 2013
Durham
Percent
39.0%
Location Data Type 2012 - 2013
Durham
Percent
39.0%
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Definitions: The percent of fifth grade students with dental sealants.

Data Source: North Carolina Division of Public Health, State Center for Health Statistics

Births to girls ages 15-17 by race and ethnicity beginning 2013 (Number & Rate)

Location Race Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White
Number
660
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White
Rate
6.0
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African American
Number
781
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African American
Rate
16.2
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic American Indian
Number
44
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic American Indian
Rate
17.5
North Carolina
Other Non-Hispanic
Number
27
North Carolina
Other Non-Hispanic
Rate
3.9
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
521
North Carolina
Hispanic
Rate
18.6
North Carolina
Total
Number
2,075
North Carolina
Total
Rate
10.6
Durham
Non-Hispanic White
Number
1
Durham
Non-Hispanic White
Rate
LNE
Durham
Non-Hispanic African American
Number
36
Durham
Non-Hispanic African American
Rate
15.4
Durham
Non-Hispanic American Indian
Number
1
Durham
Non-Hispanic American Indian
Rate
LNE
Durham
Other Non-Hispanic
Number
0
Durham
Other Non-Hispanic
Rate
LNE
Durham
Hispanic
Number
28
Durham
Hispanic
Rate
24.0
Durham
Total
Number
66
Durham
Total
Rate
12.8
Location Race Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White
Number
660
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic White
Rate
6.0
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African American
Number
781
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic African American
Rate
16.2
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic American Indian
Number
44
North Carolina
Non-Hispanic American Indian
Rate
17.5
North Carolina
Other Non-Hispanic
Number
27
North Carolina
Other Non-Hispanic
Rate
3.9
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
521
North Carolina
Hispanic
Rate
18.6
North Carolina
Total
Number
2,075
North Carolina
Total
Rate
10.6
Durham
Non-Hispanic White
Number
1
Durham
Non-Hispanic White
Rate
LNE
Durham
Non-Hispanic African American
Number
36
Durham
Non-Hispanic African American
Rate
15.4
Durham
Non-Hispanic American Indian
Number
1
Durham
Non-Hispanic American Indian
Rate
LNE
Durham
Other Non-Hispanic
Number
0
Durham
Other Non-Hispanic
Rate
LNE
Durham
Hispanic
Number
28
Durham
Hispanic
Rate
24.0
Durham
Total
Number
66
Durham
Total
Rate
12.8
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Definitions: Rate of pregnancies per 1,000 girls ages 15-17 by race and ethnicity.

Data Source: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, State Health Center for Health Statistics, North Carolina Reported Pregnancies.

Footnotes:

LNE (Low Number Events) refers to data that have been suppressed because there were fewer than 20 cases in the numerator.

Last updated August 2020.

Births to girls age 15-17 by race and ethnicity: 2011-2012 (Number & Rate)

Location Race Data Type 2012
North Carolina
Total
Number
3,604
North Carolina
Total
Rate
19.7
North Carolina
White
Number
1,358
North Carolina
White
Rate
12.6
North Carolina
African American
Number
1,387
North Carolina
African American
Rate
28.8
North Carolina
Other
Number
129
North Carolina
Other
Rate
16.7
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
719
North Carolina
Hispanic
Rate
36.3
Durham
Total
Number
131
Durham
Total
Rate
30.4
Durham
White
Number
9
Durham
White
Rate
LNE
Durham
African American
Number
74
Durham
African American
Rate
33.5
Durham
Other
Number
1
Durham
Other
Rate
LNE
Durham
Hispanic
Number
47
Durham
Hispanic
Rate
69.5
Location Race Data Type 2012
North Carolina
Total
Number
3,604
North Carolina
Total
Rate
19.7
North Carolina
White
Number
1,358
North Carolina
White
Rate
12.6
North Carolina
African American
Number
1,387
North Carolina
African American
Rate
28.8
North Carolina
Other
Number
129
North Carolina
Other
Rate
16.7
North Carolina
Hispanic
Number
719
North Carolina
Hispanic
Rate
36.3
Durham
Total
Number
131
Durham
Total
Rate
30.4
Durham
White
Number
9
Durham
White
Rate
LNE
Durham
African American
Number
74
Durham
African American
Rate
33.5
Durham
Other
Number
1
Durham
Other
Rate
LNE
Durham
Hispanic
Number
47
Durham
Hispanic
Rate
69.5
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Definitions: Rate of pregnancies per 1,000 girls ages 15-17 by race and ethnicity.

Data Source: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, State Health Center for Health Statistics, North Carolina Reported Pregnancies.

Footnotes:

LNE (Low Number Events) refers to data that have been suppressed because there were fewer than 20 cases in the numerator.

Last updated March 2014.

Births to girls ages 15-17 by race: 2000-2009 (Rate per 1,000)

Location Race Data Type 2009
North Carolina
Total
Rate per 1,000
30
North Carolina
White
Rate per 1,000
24
North Carolina
Minority
Rate per 1,000
41
Durham
Total
Rate per 1,000
45
Durham
White
Rate per 1,000
39
Durham
Minority
Rate per 1,000
47
Location Race Data Type 2009
North Carolina
Total
Rate per 1,000
30
North Carolina
White
Rate per 1,000
24
North Carolina
Minority
Rate per 1,000
41
Durham
Total
Rate per 1,000
45
Durham
White
Rate per 1,000
39
Durham
Minority
Rate per 1,000
47
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Definitions: Rate of pregnancies per 1,000 girls ages 15-17.

Data Source: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, State Health Center for Health Statistics, North Carolina Reported Pregnancies.

Footnotes: Rates based on small numbers (fewer than 20 cases) are unstable and should be interpreted with caution.  

Last updated June 2013.

Lead: percent of children ages 1-2 with elevated blood lead levels ≥ 5 micrograms per deciliter (2013 and later) (Percent)

Location Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Percent
1.2%
Durham
Percent
1.0%
Location Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Percent
1.2%
Durham
Percent
1.0%
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Definitions: Percentage of children in the target population tested for lead poisoning within the calendar year.  The target population is determined by the number of live births in preceding years. 

Prior to 2013, elevated blood lead levels refers to children receiving two consecutive blood lead test results of greater than 10 micrograms per deciliter within a six month period. 

Starting July 5, 2012, the CDC lowered its reference value to 5 micrograms per deciliter; therefore, surveillance tables for 2013 and later include testing and confirmation at ≥5 micrograms per deciliter.

Data Source: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Environmental Health Section: Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Surveillance Data.

Footnotes: Last updated October 2020.

Lead: percent of children ages 1-2 with elevated blood lead levels ≥ 10 micrograms per deciliter (through 2012) (Percent)

Location Data Type 2012
North Carolina
Percent
0.2%
Durham
Percent
0.3%
Location Data Type 2012
North Carolina
Percent
0.2%
Durham
Percent
0.3%
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Definitions: Percentage of children in the target population tested for lead poisoning within the calendar year.  The target population is determined by the number of live births in preceding years. 

Prior to 2013, elevated blood lead levels refers to children receiving two consecutive blood lead test results of greater than 10 micrograms per deciliter within a six month period. 

Starting July 5, 2012, the CDC lowered its reference value to 5 micrograms per deciliter; therefore, surveillance tables for 2013 and later include testing and confirmation at ≥5 micrograms per deciliter.

Data Source: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Environmental Health Section: Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Surveillance Data.

Footnotes: Last updated June 2018.

Children (ages 0-3) receiving early intervention services (Number & Percent)

Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
21,095
North Carolina
Percent
5.8%
Durham
Number
736
Durham
Percent
5.7%
Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
21,095
North Carolina
Percent
5.8%
Durham
Number
736
Durham
Percent
5.7%
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Definitions: The number and percentage of children ages 0-3 enrolled in early intervention services to reduce the effects of developmental delay, emotional disturbance, and/or chronic illness through the North Carolina Infant-Toddler Program (Unduplicated counts with Individualized Family Service Plan).

Data Source: North Carolina Division of Public Health, Early Intervention Branch. Special data request.

Footnotes: Last updated February 2021.

Asthma hospital discharges (ages 0-14) (Rate per 100,000 & Number)

Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
1,570
North Carolina
Rate per 100,000
82
Durham
Number
56
Durham
Rate per 100,000
100
Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
1,570
North Carolina
Rate per 100,000
82
Durham
Number
56
Durham
Rate per 100,000
100
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Definitions: Numbers and rates per 100,000 by county of residence for children ages 0-14 with a primary diagnosis of asthma (ICD-10CM J45) according to provisional North Carolina hospital discharge data. 

Data includes only NC residents served in NC hospitals.  Numbers and rates shown here may be smaller than the actual hospital use for counties that border other states.

For more information on the use of state hospital discharge data for asthma hospitalization surveillance please refer to: https://www.cdc.gov/asthma/data-analysis-guidance/state-hospital-discharge-data.htm.

Data Source: Special Data Tabulation prepared by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Women's & Children's Health Section, January 19, 2021. 

Footnotes: Rates based on less than 20 cases are considered unreliable and should be interpreted with caution.

Last updated February 2021.

Child abuse and neglect reports investigated and substantiated (Number & Rate per 1,000)

Location Category Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Investigated
Number
120,223
North Carolina
Investigated
Rate per 1,000
46.6
North Carolina
Substantiated
Number
20,691
North Carolina
Substantiated
Rate per 1,000
8.0
Durham
Investigated
Number
2,566
Durham
Investigated
Rate per 1,000
33.6
Durham
Substantiated
Number
378
Durham
Substantiated
Rate per 1,000
4.9
Location Category Data Type 2018
North Carolina
Investigated
Number
120,223
North Carolina
Investigated
Rate per 1,000
46.6
North Carolina
Substantiated
Number
20,691
North Carolina
Substantiated
Rate per 1,000
8.0
Durham
Investigated
Number
2,566
Durham
Investigated
Rate per 1,000
33.6
Durham
Substantiated
Number
378
Durham
Substantiated
Rate per 1,000
4.9
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Definitions:

The number and rate per 1,000 population of children investigated (receiving assessments) for abuse and neglect during the state fiscal year (state fiscal year 2018 covers the period from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018).

The number and rate per 1,000 population of children with a substantiated finding during the state fiscal year. For this indicator, a report is considered substantiated if it has a finding of abuse, neglect, abuse and neglect, dependency, or services needed. It does not include instances where the finding was services provided, child protective services no longer needed (see Changes and Trends over Ten Years in the Child Welfare Caseload in North Carolina, October 2013, Page 3).

The data for this indicator were produced using a special data tabulation by the Jordan Institute for Families Management Assistance for Child Welfare, Work First, and Food & Nutrition Services in North Carolina, in which the numbers represent the exclusive number of children rather than the number of reports (children may have multiple reports during a given state fiscal year). Data from NC FAST are not included for this indicator, as the transition from the current Child Welfare reporting system to NC FAST is not yet complete.

Substantiated abuse is defined as a situation in which a child’s parent, guardian, custodian or caretaker inflicts or allows to be inflicted, creates or allows to be created a substantial risk of serious physical injury by other than accidental means; or uses or allows to be used upon the child cruel or grossly inappropriate procedures or cruel or grossly inappropriate devices to modify behavior; or commits, permits, or encourages the commission of any sexual offense by, with or upon the child in violation of the law; promotes the prostitution of the child; or creates or allows to be created serious emotional damage to the child; or encourages, directs or approves of delinquent acts involving moral turpitude committed by the child.

Substantiated neglect is defined as a situation in which a child does not receive proper care, supervision or discipline from the child’s parent, guardian, custodian or caretaker; or who has been abandoned; or who is not provided necessary medical care; or who is not provided necessary remedial care; or who lives in an environment injurious to the child’s welfare; or who has been placed for care or adoption in violation of the law. In determining whether a child is neglected, it is relevant if that the child lives in a home where another child has died as a result of abuse or neglect or lives in a home where another child has been subjected to sexual abuse or severe physical abuse by an adult who regularly lives in the home.

Data Source: Duncan, D.F., Flair, K.A., Stewart, C.J., Guest, S., Rose, R.A., and Malley, K.M.D.(2020). Management Assistance for Child Welfare, Work First, and Food & Nutrition Services in North Carolina (v3.2).

Footnotes: County totals may not sum to state total due to rounding.

Last updated October 2020.

Complaints filed against juveniles by offense type (Number)

Location Category Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Class A - E
Number
978
North Carolina
Class F - I, A1
Number
6,593
North Carolina
Class 1 - 3
Number
14,491
North Carolina
Infraction
Number
51
North Carolina
Status
Number
2,181
North Carolina
Total Complaints
Number
24,294
Durham
Class A - E
Number
17
Durham
Class F - I, A1
Number
217
Durham
Class 1 - 3
Number
233
Durham
Infraction
Number
0
Durham
Status
Number
8
Durham
Total Complaints
Number
475
Location Category Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Class A - E
Number
978
North Carolina
Class F - I, A1
Number
6,593
North Carolina
Class 1 - 3
Number
14,491
North Carolina
Infraction
Number
51
North Carolina
Status
Number
2,181
North Carolina
Total Complaints
Number
24,294
Durham
Class A - E
Number
17
Durham
Class F - I, A1
Number
217
Durham
Class 1 - 3
Number
233
Durham
Infraction
Number
0
Durham
Status
Number
8
Durham
Total Complaints
Number
475
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Definitions: The total number of undisciplined and delinquent complaints filed against juveniles.
A delinquent complaint refers to the charging of an offense, including violation of motor vehicle laws, that would be a crime under state law or an ordinance of local government if committed by an adult.

Class A-E include offenses classified as violent and are considered felonies.
Class F-I, A1 include offenses classified as serious and are considered misdemeanors.
Class 1-3 include offenses classified as minor and are considered misdemeanors.

Data Source: North Carolina Juvenile Justice Section: Juvenile Crime Prevention Council County Data Book.

Footnotes: Juveniles may be duplicated when complaints are filed in multiple counties, or for multiple offenses.

North Carolina's juvenile justice system jurisdiction extends to youth ages 6-17 charged with status/undisciplined offenses and juveniles ages 6-15 charged with misdemeanors and felonies.  Youth ages 16 and older charged with misdemeanors or felonies are prosecuted in adult courts.

Last updated August 2020.

Juvenile delinquency (Rate per 1,000 & Number)

Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
22,113
North Carolina
Rate per 1,000
16.8
Durham
Number
467
Durham
Rate per 1,000
11.6
Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
22,113
North Carolina
Rate per 1,000
16.8
Durham
Number
467
Durham
Rate per 1,000
11.6
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Definitions: The number and rate per 1,000 juveniles ages 6-15 years old of delinquent complaints received by court services offices.

Data Source: North Carolina Juvenile Justice Section: Juvenile Crime Prevention Council County Data Book.

Footnotes: North Carolina's juvenile justice system jurisdiction extends to youth ages 6-17 charged with status/undisciplined offenses and juveniles ages 6-15 charged with misdemeanors and felonies.  Youth ages 16 and older charged with misdemeanors or felonies are prosecuted in adult courts.

Last updated August 2020.

Juveniles detained (Number)

Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
1,598
Durham
Number
46
Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
1,598
Durham
Number
46
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Definitions: The unique number of youth placed in state operated detention centers.

Data Source: North Carolina Juvenile Justice Section: Juvenile Crime Prevention Council County Data Book.

Footnotes: County counts do not include detention admissions from Native American Reservations or Federal Marshall.

North Carolina's juvenile justice system jurisdiction extends to youth ages 6-17 charged with status/undisciplined offenses and juveniles ages 6-15 charged with misdemeanors and felonies.  Youth ages 16 and older charged with misdemeanors or felonies are prosecuted in adult courts.

Last updated August 2020.

Total number of school-based offenses (Number)

Location Type of offense Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Non-school-based offenses
Number
13,326
North Carolina
School-based offenses
Number
10,958
North Carolina
Total number of offenses
Number
24,284
Durham
Non-school-based offenses
Number
400
Durham
School-based offenses
Number
75
Durham
Total number of offenses
Number
475
Location Type of offense Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Non-school-based offenses
Number
13,326
North Carolina
School-based offenses
Number
10,958
North Carolina
Total number of offenses
Number
24,284
Durham
Non-school-based offenses
Number
400
Durham
School-based offenses
Number
75
Durham
Total number of offenses
Number
475
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Definitions: A school-based complaint represents an delinquent or status offense that occurs on school grounds, school property (buses, etc.), at a school bus stop, or at an off-campus school-sanctioned event (field trips, athletic competitions, etc.) or whose victim is a school (i.e. false bomb report). "School" includes any public or private institution providing elementary (K-8), secondary (9-12), or post-secondary (community college, trade school, college, etc.) education, but excludes home schools, preschools, and day cares. School-based offenses exclude Interstate Compact Juveniles cases.

A non-school based complaint represents an offense that did not occur on school grounds, school property, at a school bus stop, or at an off-campus school-sanctioned event. A school- a public or private institution providing elementary, secondary, or post-secondary education- cannot be the victim of a non-school based offense. 

Data Source: North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Division of Juvenile Justice. Special data request, October 2020.

Footnotes: S indicates that at least one category has a number smaller than 5 for a given county and year.

Last updated October 2020.

Juveniles served by JCPCs (Rate per 1,000 & Number)

Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
20,783
North Carolina
Rate per 1,000
19.2
Durham
Number
1,028
Durham
Rate per 1,000
34.8
Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
20,783
North Carolina
Rate per 1,000
19.2
Durham
Number
1,028
Durham
Rate per 1,000
34.8
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Definitions: The number and rate per 1,000 youth ages 10-17 at risk of delinquency or who have been adjudicated undisciplined or delinquent receiving services through the Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils (JCPCs).
JCPCs are responsible for planning and developing strategies to address and prevent juvenile delinquency and developing a local continuum of sanctions and services to address the issues of delinquent juveniles, youth at risk of delinquency and their families.

Data Source: North Carolina Juvenile Justice Section: Juvenile Crime Prevention Council County Data Book.

Footnotes: North Carolina's juvenile justice system jurisdiction extends to youth ages 6-17 charged with status/undisciplined offenses and juveniles ages 6-15 charged with misdemeanors and felonies.  Youth ages 16 and older charged with misdemeanors or felonies are prosecuted in adult courts. 

Last updated August 2020.

Children in foster care (Number)

Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
17,039
Durham
Number
439
Location Data Type 2019
North Carolina
Number
17,039
Durham
Number
439
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Definitions: The number of children ages 0-17 placed in foster care during the state fiscal year (July – June).

Data Source: Duncan, D.F., Flair, K.A., Stewart, C.J., Guest, S., Rose, R.A., and Malley, K.M.D.(2020). Management Assistance for Child Welfare, Work First, and Food & Nutrition Services in North Carolina (v3.2)

Footnotes: Rolling quarters are used to specify a year. Foster care refers to children placed under legal custody of the North Carolina Department of Social Services who are placed with relatives, in emergency shelters, group homes, residential facilities or other approved placements.  

Last updated October 2020.