Durham Neighborhoods

What is the best neighborhood in Durham? It all depends on what you’re looking for!

Durham, North Carolina is a city of many diverse neighborhoods, all of them different, and each contributing its unique character to the life of the city. From city blocks full of charming historic bungalows, to rolling hills of grand 1920s colonials, Durham has a lot of wonderful neighborhoods to choose from. If you’re thinking of moving to Durham, but aren’t sure what neighborhood is the best fit for you and your family, you’ve come to the right place.

Colorful craftsman-style bungalows in Lakewood neighborhood of Durham, NC |mattminordurham.com

Colorful bungalows along Chapel Hill Street in Durham’s Lakewood Neighborhood.

Below you’ll find information about what it’s like to live in each of Durham’s neighborhoods, including: local real estate market information, local schools, neighborhood associations, businesses, parks, restaurants, walkability, and all the other things that make each neighborhood unique.

I am constantly updating this list of neighborhood profiles, and will be until all neighborhoods are covered (in the meantime I’ve linked to neighborhood associations and other information) so be sure to check back soon!


About the author: My name is Matt Minor and I’m a real estate agent with Hunter Rowe Real Estate in the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina. I’d love to help you buy or sell a home in the Triangle and hope this information on Durham neighborhood helps you find the best neighborhood for you and your family. Give me a call at 919-450-5999, or email me at matt.minor@hunterrowe.com if you’re thinking about buying or selling a home in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary, Apex, Carrboro, Clayton, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Mebane, Morrisville, Sanford, Smithfield or Wake Forest.