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Butters, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Butters Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Bladen County at latitude 34.5601 and longitude -78.8439. Bladen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 115 feet.

The formal official name is the Butters Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Butters, North Carolina.

The U5 Census Class Code for Butters indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Butters Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Butters Census Designated Place, NC Boundary Map


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Butters, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 281
Population in Households 279
Population in Familes 224
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 214
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 116
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 93 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $93,269
Average Home Value $116,667


Median Household Income $32,173
Average Household Income $44,032
Per Capita Income $19,263
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.06% -0.8%
Households -0.99% -0.88%
Families -1.49% -0.8%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Butters, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Butters to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 656 11th
Population Density1 # 633 14th
Diversity Index2 # 536 27th
Median Household Income # 582 21st
Per Capita Income # 446 40th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.