Buxton, NC Profile: Facts & Data

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Buxton, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Buxton Census Designated Place had a population of 1,266 as of July 1, 2018. Buxton ranks in the lower 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 Buxton is located at latitude 35.2619 and longitude -75.5364 in Dare County. The formal boundaries for the Buxton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Dare County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Buxton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628616) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Buxton Census Designated Place is located within Township of Hatteras, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dare County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Buxton: The Cape.

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Buxton, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,266
Population in Households 1,266
Population in Familes 989
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 428
Diversity Index3 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,618
Average Household Income $74,884
Per Capita Income $31,675

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 830 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 339 (40.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 167 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 324 (39.0%)
Median Home Value $283,491
Average Home Value $346,681
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 506
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 329
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.07% 0.11%
Households -0.14% 0.04%
Families -0.61% -0.06%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.79%

Buxton, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buxton to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 399 46th
Population Density # 494 33rd
Diversity Index # 582 22nd
Median Household Income # 150 80th
Per Capita Income # 138 81st

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