Communities come in all shapes and sizes. Durham has many tightly knit local communities and provides a welcoming reception to people of many different backgrounds and orientations. Whatever your interests, there is a group with whom you can share your time.
Among top university cities and the Triangle region, Durham has a relatively low ACCRA composite cost of living index. In 2008, Durham came in at 93.5 which is lower than Atlanta (97.2), Boston (133.6), Chicago (112.5) and San Francisco (172.1). The composite cost of living considers prices for housing, groceries, health care, utilities, goods & service, and transportation combined.
|Duke Chapel||Faith Communities||Signature Events|
|Black Culture||LGBT||Durham Culture|
|International House||Civic Clubs and Organizations|
|Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity|