Research

The following resources provide media, government officials, investors, and others with in-depth information about Durham.

Visitors’ Economic Impact on Durham

Spending, Value Added, Jobs Supported, and Taxes Paid.An overview of the spending, value added to the economy, jobs supported, and taxes paid as a result of visitation to Durham in the year 2016.

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Featured here are Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau (Discover Durham) publications – including charts and white papers – as well as links to resources hosted at the City of Durham and Durham County websites.

If you have any additional questions, contact Shelly Green, President & CEO.

Additional Discover Durham Resources

Durham Visitor Research & Statistics

New Visitor Developments
Information on new developments, including changes and renovations to features, attractions, transportation projects, and information on hotel developments, expansions, closings, etc. Includes descriptions of projects and current status.

Other Resources

Downtown Durham Master Plan
A PDF of the Downtown Durham Master Plan, hosted by Downtown Durham, Inc.

Durham Demographics
Demographic information for Durham County and the City of Durham, compiled by the City of Durham.

Durham County Library's North Carolina Collection
Links to a variety of historical information, including photographs, maps, biographic details of important figures, and more.

Durham County Population & Employment Projections Through 2035
A PDF of tables, graphs, and maps showing projected growth.

Durham Cultural Master Plan
A PDF of Durham's Cultural Master Plan.

Research Triangle Park Statistics
The about us page at RTP's website, which includes some basic statistics and other information about the organization.

RDU International Airport Statistics
Statistics from the past 10 years about enplanements and deplanements at RDU, including breakdowns by airline, taxi trips, and more.