Buies Creek, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Buies Creek, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Buies Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 3,311 as of July 1, 2018. Buies Creek ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Buies Creek is located at latitude 35.4104 and longitude -78.7352 in Harnett County. The formal boundaries for the Buies Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harnett County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 207 feet.

The Buies Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402731) 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 Buies Creek Census Designated Place is located within Township of Neills Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harnett County.

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


Total Population 3,311
Population in Households 2,079
Population in Familes 1,248
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,232
Population Density2 1,443
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $35,770
Average Household Income $51,374
Per Capita Income $17,821


Total Housing Units 866 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 306 (35.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 405 (46.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $141,418
Average Home Value $160,948


Total Households 711
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 338
Average Family Size 4
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.44% 1.48%
Households 2.56% 2.31%
Families 4.67% 2.1%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   0.73%

Buies Creek, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buies Creek 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 # 239 68th
Population Density # 99 87th
Diversity Index # 417 44th
Median Household Income # 566 24th
Per Capita Income # 649 12th

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