Question: Is Durham a good place for singles?

With less than 43 percent of the population currently married, the number of single residents in the city is high. Granted, single life is better for some Durham residents than others. With more than 45 percent of the population between ages of 25 and 54, the pick of partners in Durham goes down as age goes up.

Is it better to live in Chapel Hill or Durham?

Both cities offer a great variety of restaurants and bars, but Durham is going to be much more cosmopolitan. Lots of jazz and good shows - more of what you might expect in a city. In Chapel Hill and neighboring Carrboro the restaurants are very nice but the bars are, IMHO, kid-stuff.

Is Raleigh or Durham bigger?

Raleighs population reached an estimated 451,066 last July 1, making the city the 42nd largest in the country just behind Virginia Beach. Durham solidified its position as the states fourth largest city, ahead of Winston-Salem but behind Greensboro.

Is Durham NC expensive to live?

Is Durham NC an expensive place to live? Housing expenses in Durham are 27% less than the national average while utility costs are 13% lower than the national average. For retirees, the cost of living is 3.7% less than the national average making it an affordable place to live.

Which is safer Raleigh or Durham?

A study found Raleigh and Durham among the top 50 safest cities in America in 2019. WalletHub said their study compared more than 182 cities across 41 indicators of safety. Among the cities, Raleigh ranked 22nd while Durham came in at 46.

Is Durham cheaper than Raleigh?

Durham is 6.9% less expensive than Raleigh. Durham housing costs are 15.5% less expensive than Raleigh housing costs. Health related expenses are 1.2% less in Durham.

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