Durham, NC population by gender
The table below shows Durham's population by gender
|Gender||Population||% of Total Population|
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Durham, NC population by gender, in percentage
The female percentage in the USA is 50.50% while the male percentage is 49.50%, compared to 52.87% females and 47.13% males in Durham, NC.
The above comparison shows there are more females than males in the Durham city as compared to the nation.
Durham, NC gender ratio
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021
In Durham, NC, there are less men than women. The Durham, NC gender ratio is 89.1:100 i.e. 89.1 men to 100 women (0.891).
This ratio is lower than the national average of 98:100 i.e 98 men to 100 women (0.980).
Durham, NC gender ratio by age
In Durham, NC, the sex ratio for children under 18 years is 101.5 boys per 100 girls (101.5:100).Having said that, for seniors aged 80 and older, there are 66.8 males per 100 females (66.8:100).
On the national level, the sex ratio (male per 100 females) for under 18 age group is 104.8:100, and 64.5:100 for the senior population 80 years and older.
The table below lists the male and female population in each age group along with the gender ratio for Durham, NC.
|Age Group||Population (Male)||Population (Female)||Gender Ratio|
|Under 5 years||8,975||8,856||1.01|
|5 to 9 years||7,736||8,041||0.96|
|10 to 14 years||7,870||7,375||1.07|
|15 to 19 years||9,027||9,761||0.92|
|20 to 24 years||9,950||10,898||0.91|
|25 to 29 years||12,574||14,255||0.88|
|30 to 34 years||12,647||13,784||0.92|
|35 to 39 years||10,172||11,323||0.90|
|40 to 44 years||8,455||9,035||0.94|
|45 to 49 years||8,329||8,705||0.96|
|50 to 54 years||7,745||8,363||0.93|
|55 to 59 years||7,049||8,643||0.82|
|60 to 64 years||6,605||8,542||0.77|
|65 to 69 years||5,471||7,488||0.73|
|70 to 74 years||3,892||4,708||0.83|
|75 to 79 years||2,104||3,410||0.62|
|80 to 84 years||1,422||2,162||0.66|
|85 years and over||1,509||2,225||0.68|
Interesting observation from the above table:
- The sex ratio at birth is 1.013 i.e. 101.3 boys per 100 girls.
- For the 60-64 years, the sex ratio is 0.773 i.e. 22.7 less men per 100 women.
- While for senior most population of 85+ age group, the sex ratio is 0.678 i.e. 67.8 senior men per 100 senior women.
Durham, NC population by gender & age
For male population, the largest age group is 30-34 years with a population of 12,647. Whereas, for the female population, the largest age group is 25-29 years with a population of 14,255.
As you can note from the above numbers, the largest age group for men and women are different.
Under the age of 5, there are 8,975 boys and 8,856 girls in Durham, NC. Thus there are 119 more boys than girls under the age of 5.
Between the age group of 60-64 years, there are 6,605 males and 8,542 females in Durham, NC. Thus there are 1,937 less males than females between the age of 60 and 64 years.
For the senior most age group of 85+ years, there are 1,509 males and 2,225 females.
Things to know
What percent of Durham, NC is female?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Durham, NC population of 279,106, 52.87% percent are females.
What percentage of Durham, NC is male?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Durham, NC population of 279,106, 47.13% percent are males.
What is the male to female ratio in Durham, NC?
In Durham, NC, the male to female ratio is 89.1:100 i.e. 89.1 men to 100 women (0.891).
- U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates