Buies Creek, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 2,942. Population change since 2000: +32.8%
Males: 1,283  (43.6%)
Females: 1,659  (56.4%)
Median resident age:  20.2 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 27546.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,442 (it was $21,019 in 2000)
Buies Creek:

$24,442
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $7,158 (it was $10,117 in 2000)

Buies Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $98,533 (it was $99,100 in 2000)
Buies Creek:

$98,533
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $159,257; Detached houses: $174,876; Townhouses or other attached units: $639,622; In 2-unit structures: $106,618; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,230; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $98,782; Mobile homes: $61,236

Median gross rent in 2013: $807.

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  • Races in Buies Creek, NC (2013)

    Buies Creek races chart
    • 2,00368.3%White alone
    • 38213.0%Black alone
    • 2739.3%Asian alone
    • 1525.2%Hispanic
    • 862.9%Two or more races
    • 160.5%Other race alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone

Races in Buies Creek detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Buies Creek: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (10.1%), English (9.9%), German (9.8%), Scottish (7.9%), Irish (5.2%), Polish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 213 feet

Land area: 2.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,294 people per square mile   (low).

Buies Creek,NC real estate house value index trend

Buies Creek, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Buies Creek:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 55.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.1%
  • Unemployed: 65.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buies Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 86.6%
  • Now married: 9.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 2.2%

213 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe).

This place:

7.3%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Buies Creek, North Carolina as of December 05, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Buies Creek to the number of sex offenders is 2,942 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,019 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $897 (1.0%)

Buies Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cary, NC (25.7 miles , pop. 94,536).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (28.8 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (373.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Coats, NC (2.0 miles ), Lillington, NC (2.1 miles ), Angier, NC (2.6 miles ), Erwin, NC (2.7 miles ), Bunnlevel, NC (2.7 miles ), Dunn, NC (3.2 miles ), Linden, NC (3.3 miles) , Mamers, NC (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.41 N, Longitude: 78.74 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Buies Creek household income distribution Buies Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Personal care and service occupations (22%)
  • Community and social service occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (16%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)

Work and jobs in Buies Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Buies Creek, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Buies Creek, North Carolina average temperatures Buies Creek, North Carolina average precipitation Buies Creek, North Carolina humidity Buies Creek, North Carolina wind speed Buies Creek, North Carolina snowfall Buies Creek, North Carolina sunshine Buies Creek, North Carolina clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Buies Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/23/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Buies Creek place center injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Buies Creek-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 191.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 157.6 miles away from Buies Creek center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 238.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 181.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 346.9 miles away from Buies Creek center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 112.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harnett County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buies Creek topographic map

Birthplace of: Woody Upchurch - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Buies Creek:

  • UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE LILLINGTON (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LILLINGTON, NC)
  • HARNETT COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LILLINGTON, NC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF LILLINGTON (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; LILLINGTON, NC)
  • GOOD HOPE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ERWIN, NC)
  • ERWIN #2 (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ERWIN, NC)
  • ERWIN AVENUE HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ERWIN, NC)
  • HARNETT WOODS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DUNN, NC)

College/University in Buies Creek:

  • Campbell University (Full-time enrollment: 5,127; Location: 450 Leslie Campbell Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.campbell.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Buies Creek:

  • Wake Technical Community College (about 17 miles; Raleigh, NC; Full-time enrollment: 16,265)
  • Methodist University (about 21 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Central Carolina Community College (about 24 miles; Sanford, NC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Johnston Community College (about 24 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 3,657)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 25 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 26 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 27 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 29,958)

Public elementary/middle school in Buies Creek:

See full list of schools located in Buies Creek

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Good Hope Hospital is no more. added by Biss

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Notable location: Norman Urquhart Gristmill (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: East Buies Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Harnett County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 55.1. This is better than average.

City:

55.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 27.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.94
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 34.0%
(26.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  40.2%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported
1,749 people in college/university student housing in 2010
1,042 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Buies Creek, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Buies Creek (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Buies Creek Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1962/09/06. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
North Carolina average:

12.4

Buies Creek travel time to work - commute Buies Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Buies Creek CDP (based on Harnett County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,479115
Mainline Protestant8,19940
Black Protestant3,48821
Catholic8951
Other5333
None75,084-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Harnett County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Harnett County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 50
Harnett County:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

4.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Harnett County:

29.5%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

58.3%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

66.2%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Buies Creek:

26.2
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Buies Creek:

10.4%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

4.8%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

22.0%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

71.9%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Buies Creek:

85.2%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Buies Creek, NC Residents

11.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,681 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.74%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.39% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,370 average AGI)
Harnett County:

0.39%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, NC  2.27% ($35,306 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  1.12% ($32,181)
from Lee County, NC  0.62% ($26,883)


9.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,505 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.87%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.30% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,293 average AGI)
Harnett County:

0.30%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, NC  1.47% ($31,378 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  1.12% ($31,950)
to Johnston County, NC  0.62% ($30,884)

Strongest AM radio stations in Buies Creek:

  • WLLN (1370 AM; 5 kW; LILLINGTON, NC; Owner: ESTUARDO VALDEMAR RODRIGUEZ)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WCRY (1460 AM; 5 kW; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHPY (1590 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, NC; Owner: FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WMPM (1270 AM; 5 kW; SMITHFIELD, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buies Creek:

  • WCCE (90.1 FM; BUIES CREEK, NC; Owner: CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY, INCORPORATED)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WUAW (88.3 FM; ERWIN, NC; Owner: CENTRAL CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WCLN-FM (107.3 FM; CLINTON, NC; Owner: CHRISTIAN LISTENING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WRCQ (103.5 FM; DUNN, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFSS (91.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFJA (105.5 FM; SANFORD, NC; Owner: WWGP BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Buies Creek:

  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W64CN (Channel 64; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WHOA-LP (Channel 60; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WWIW-LP (Channel 66; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W58CD (Channel 58; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W68BK (Channel 68; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SAINT AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE)
  • WARZ-LP (Channel 34; SMITHFIELD/SELMA, NC; Owner: WATERS & BROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBXU-CA (Channel 13; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 31,400Total average daily traffic
  • 4,324Total average daily truck traffic
  • 62,800Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Buies Creek)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Sr 2054 1/10 Mi S Of Hwy 27 (Lat: 35.396000 Lon: -78.749750), Call Sign: KDT398, Licensee ID: L00393558
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.760 MHzGrant Date: 09/07/2001, Expiration Date: 09/26/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/26/2011Registrant: County Of Harnett, Lillington, NC 27546
  • E Side Hwy 421 .1 Mi S Jct W Sr 2054 (Lat: 35.398500 Lon: -78.738917), Call Sign: KQN884, Licensee ID: L00393558
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.760 MHzGrant Date: 01/22/2003, Expiration Date: 03/17/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2013Registrant: County Of Harnett, 1005 Edwards Dr, Lillington, NC 27546
  • Hwy 421 At Jct Of Sr 2062 (Lat: 35.372389 Lon: -78.746972), Call Sign: KWQ661, Licensee ID: L00393558
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.760 MHzGrant Date: 09/07/2001, Expiration Date: 09/26/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/26/2011Registrant: County Of Harnett, Lillington, NC 27546
  • SEWAGE LIFT STAT#18, Meadow Rd (Lat: 35.325278 Lon: -78.769722), Type: Pole, Structure height: 7.5 m, Overall height: 8.5 m, Call Sign: WPUA785
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHzGrant Date: 11/04/2011, Expiration Date: 01/25/2022, Certifier: Rodney TartRegistrant: Harnett County Public Utlilities, 700 Mckinney Parkway, Lillington, NC 27546, Phone: (910) 893-7575, Fax: (910) 893-0301, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Harnett County Airport (Lat: 35.379611 Lon: -78.735306), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KES4
    Assigned Frequencies: 135.075 MHzGrant Date: 04/21/1998, Expiration Date: 04/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/27/2003Registrant: County Of Harnett, 102 E Front St, Lillington, NC 27546

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buies Creek)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4714R , Serial Number: 172RG0014, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/1979
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Lawrence M Green, Po Box 474, Buies Creek, NC 27506, Other Owners: Cenia J Stewart
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 720FL , Serial Number: 28-7225401, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 05/22/1972
    Registrant (Corporation): Executive Flight Training & Services LLC, Po Box 325, Buies Creek, NC 27506
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8988B , Serial Number: 36688, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 03/14/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Lawrence Marshall Green, Po Box 474, Buies Creek, NC 27506

Most common first names in Buies Creek, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John877.2 years
Robert770.2 years
Mary683.8 years
Thomas565.7 years
Betty461.5 years
James486.0 years
Bessie487.0 years
William479.5 years
Annie482.5 years
Joseph467.7 years
Most common last names in Buies Creek, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stewart1878.7 years
Gregory1273.3 years
Matthews1078.7 years
Ennis677.5 years
Upchurch679.7 years
Lloyd577.0 years
Ferrell580.0 years
Allen461.8 years
Lanier485.0 years
Brown482.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Buies Creek, NC

  • Chick-Fil-A: 1
  • Quiznos: 1

Buies Creek compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Buies Creek on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 males in this group)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 1,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Spain (population 500+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Austria (population 500+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2016.