Senior Living in Durham, North Carolina
- Durham scores lower than the North Carolina average of 72.
- Durham scores lower than the national average of 72.
Health & Safety
- There is a very high number of Medicare registered physicians within the city limits.
- There are 7 hospitals within close range of the city, including North Carolina Eye & Ear Hosp, Durham Va Medical Center, and Duke University Hospital.
- There are 51 senior living facilities in close proximity to the city, including Hillcrest Convalescent Center, Pettigrew Rehabilitation Center, and St. Joe\'s Place.
- There is a high number of home healthcare providers operating in the city.
- There is a high number of fire stations serving the city.
- The average life expectancy is 77.8, compared to the national average of 78.6.
- There are 537 pharmacies within close range of the city.
- The area has a high property crime rate.
- The area has a high violent crime rate.
Recreation & Leisure
- The city has a very low percentage of seniors in the population (20% of residents).
- There are 49 golf courses in or around the city, including Hope Valley Country Club, Croasdaile Country Club, and Hillandale Golf Course.
- There are 19 parks near the city center, including Forest Hills Park, Durham Central Park, and Durham Athletic Park.
- There are 176 churches in or near the city, including Bunch William A, Oak Grove Free Will Baptist, and Grace Baptist Church.
- There are 23 malls / shopping centers within close range of the city.
- There are 166 grocery stores within the city.
- There are 15 movie theatres in or near the city.
- There are 21 gyms or health clubs in or near the city.
- The property taxes average 2.79% of total income, which is lower than the national average of 2.79%.
- The property taxes average 1.14% of property value, which is significantly lower than the national average of 1.09%.
- The city sales taxes averages 7.25%, which is higher than the national average of 6.97%.
- North Carolina has an average state income tax of 4.89%, compared to the national average of 3.38%.
- The city's mean household income is $66,972, which is higher than the national average of $64,580.
- The city's median household income is $49,558, which is lower than the national median of $51,560.
- The city's per capita income is $27,531, which is higher than the national average of $25,611.
- Assisted living costs average $48,000 per year, which are high compared to national figures.
- Nursing home costs average $96,407 per year, which are high compared to national costs.
- Adult daycare costs average $16,900 per year, which are average compared to national numbers.
- Home healthcare costs average $45,760 annually, which are average compared to national costs.
- The unemployment rate is about 8.52%, which is average compared to national averages.
- The overall cost of living is average compared to national averages.
- 1% of the senior population are financially responsible for at least one grandchild.
General Quality of Life
- Durham receives high levels of rainfall each year.
- Durham has mild mean temperatures, with comfortable winters and warm summers.
- This city has below average air quality.
- Durham has a dense population density of 1,692.2 people per square mile.
- Residents of Durham have a short daily commute time.
- The city has a high public transportation ridership.
- Durham has an average public school quality ranking.
- The city has a very high public school safety rating.
- This city has an average graduation rate of 86.12%.