Location Profile

Durham, North Carolina

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Durham, North Carolina
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Durham, North Carolina and has been one of the best hospitals in the state by U.S. News and World Report. With a history of over 30 years of dedicated care to the community and over 350 beds, they’re one of the most trusted healthcare providers in North Carolina. The community is able to receive exceptional care in a full selection of inpatient, outpatient, surgical and acute care services.

Community Overview

Durham has been nicknamed the “City of Medicine,” because of the vast numbers of healthcare employees located there. The innovations of the city have made it culturally rich, diverse and exciting, with plenty to see for all. A town known for sports, medical advances and its own version of BBQ, Durham has plenty to love. BBQ is big here, with two distinct versions of the favorite dish but you’ll also find a great selection of restaurants with delectable food. The city places value on culture and features pop-up events, outdoor concerts, and other things to do in Durham throughout the year. You’ll find it’s easy to access it all too, thanks to the Bull City Connector, a fare-free ride that runs every 17 minutes.

Learn more about Durham at the official city website and explore the area at the official county website.

Cost of Living


Durham features one of the largest school districts in North Carolina with 30 elementary schools, 10 middle schools, 12 high schools, and 2 secondary schools. Also within the district are 2 creative schools: The Durham School of the Arts and The School for Creative Studies. Durham has a strong school district with multiple high performing schools with national or state recognition, including J.D. Clement Early College High School, which has a 100% graduation rate. At each school within the district, parents and students will find a welcoming atmosphere, a comprehensive curriculum, and a chance to grow academically as well as socially.

Click here to read more about public schools in Durham.
Click here to read about private schools in Durham.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Durham offers a shopper’s paradise with a great selection of shopping destinations. Whether you browse the downtown shopping district for a local handmade item, or visit one of the several local malls, you’ll find something you love. The community boasts a renowned mall called The Streets at Southpoint which features indoor and outdoor stores in a cozy “main street” setting. Want more fun? Located in downtown Durham is American Tobacco, the former factory for Lucky Strike cigarettes. The area is now a 1 million square foot glittering destination with restaurants, shops, and entertainment options such as a movie theater, green space and art installations. For an educational and entertaining day, just look to the vast nature-themed spaces around the city. You can visit the vast Museum of Life and Science to see dinosaur skeletons, explore treehouses, view exotic species, and even walk among hundreds of butterflies. Durham is also home to the Duke University Lemur Center with 250 lemurs to see and learn. If you want to have a picnic in a beautiful location, check out Duke Gardens, a 55-acre wonderland of native plants and special exhibits. Sports fan need look no further to find their own paradise in the form of the Duke University sports complex, home of the Blue Devils.

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Crime Rate

The crime rate in Durham has decreased by almost 30% recently, and the police department expects the trend to continue. Durham has a police department consisting of 548 sworn officers to protect the community and prevent crime before it happens. The police department has several community and business programs to improve security in the area; initiatives include community resource officers, community watch programs and security inspections upon request.

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