Butner, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Butner, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Butner Census Designated Place (historical) had a population of 7,556 as of July 1, 2015. Butner ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Butner is located at latitude 36.1343 and longitude -78.7407 in Granville County. The formal boundaries for the Butner Census Designated Place (historical) (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Granville County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 371 feet.

The Butner Census Designated Place (historical) has a X0 Census Class Code which indicates deleted feature that was a non-governmental entity. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Butner population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Butner: Camp Butner.

Butner Census Designated Place (historical), NC Boundary Map

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Butner, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,556
Population in Households 7,005
Population in Familes 5,775
Population in Group Qrtrs 551
Population Density1 542
Diversity Index2 68
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,741
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,854
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,798 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 943 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 368 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $152,699
Average Home Value $163,884
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,782
Average Household Income $56,749
Per Capita Income $20,719
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% -0.49%
Households -0.18% -0.56%
Families -0.2% -0.66%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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.

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Butner, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Butner to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 109 85th
Population Density1 # 431 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 79 89th
Median Household Income # 247 67th
Per Capita Income # 372 50th

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