Butner, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 7,778 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: +34.3%
Males: 3,973  (51.1%)
Females: 3,805  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

39.7 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27509, 27522, 27581.

Butner Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,232 (it was $40,341 in 2000)
Butner:

$51,232
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,104 (it was $15,174 in 2000)

Butner CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $142,915 (it was $92,500 in 2000)
Butner:

$142,915
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $135,483; detached houses: $173,961; townhouses or other attached units: $122,595; mobile homes: $44,270

Median gross rent in 2017: $843.

March 2019 cost of living index in Butner: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.0%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.2% for Black residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.5% for other race residents, 17.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Butner, NC (2017)
    • 3,71047.1%White alone
    • 2,46031.2%Black alone
    • 1,23615.7%Hispanic
    • 3194.0%Two or more races
    • 1542.0%Asian alone
    • 130.2%American Indian alone
    • 120.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Butner, North Carolina as of August 12, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Butner is 714 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Butner by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(32.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
1
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(96.0)
9
(141.2)
11
(168.7)
5
(75.3)
2
(26.0)
2
(26.1)
4
(52.2)
8
(103.6)
3
(38.7)
3
(38.6)
3
(38.9)
4
(51.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
31
(496.2)
9
(141.2)
52
(797.5)
33
(497.3)
22
(286.2)
22
(286.7)
15
(195.8)
21
(272.0)
20
(258.2)
23
(295.6)
13
(168.4)
26
(333.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
58
(928.3)
67
(1,051)
70
(1,074)
107
(1,612)
89
(1,158)
82
(1,069)
62
(809.3)
34
(440.3)
45
(580.9)
52
(668.3)
41
(531.2)
59
(756.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
221
(3,537)
232
(3,640)
182
(2,791)
206
(3,104)
205
(2,667)
139
(1,812)
154
(2,010)
134
(1,735)
159
(2,052)
104
(1,337)
111
(1,438)
112
(1,435)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(128.0)
11
(172.6)
16
(245.4)
15
(226.0)
10
(130.1)
11
(143.4)
12
(156.6)
4
(51.8)
11
(142.0)
10
(128.5)
5
(64.8)
6
(76.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(32.0)
2
(31.4)
2
(30.7)
4
(60.3)
5
(65.0)
6
(78.2)
6
(78.3)
1
(13.0)
1
(12.9)
2
(25.7)
2
(25.9)
1
(12.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)370.4303.6416.6389.2263.2234.3214.9215.7197.4181.2145.2198.5

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Crime rate in Butner detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 42 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.49
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (7.1%), English (4.2%), German (3.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), Irish (2.8%), European (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/27/2007

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 6.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,173 people per square mile   (low).

Butner, North Carolina map

722 residents are foreign born (7.9% Latin America).

This place:

9.2%
North Carolina:

7.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Butner CDP:

0.8% ($726)
North Carolina:

0.9% ($826)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Durham, NC (13.3 miles , pop. 187,035).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (23.0 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (331.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Creedmoor, NC (2.1 miles ),
Stem, NC (2.2 miles ),
Gorman, NC (2.8 miles ),
Rougemont, NC (3.3 miles ),
Durham, NC (3.6 miles ),
Oxford, NC (3.9 miles ),
Franklinton, NC (4.2 miles ),
Youngsville, NC (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 36.14 N, Longitude: 78.76 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,962 (+37.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 813 (23.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 919

Distribution of median household income in Butner, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Butner, NC in 2017
Butner satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Butner, NC
Historical housing units in Butner, NC
Most common industries in Butner, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (25.2%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (15.7%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (33.2%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Butner, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (13.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.0%)
  • Registered nurses (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.2%)

Average climate in Butner, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Butner, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.4. This is about average.

City:

70.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.230. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.08. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.08
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.243. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.243
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.04
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Butner-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Butner place center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 11/23/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 263.0 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 319.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 237.5 miles away from Butner center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.7 miles away from Butner center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 190.1 miles away from Butner center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Granville County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Butner topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Butner:

  • MURDOCH CENTER (C STREET)
  • JOHN UMSTEAD HOSPITAL (1003 12TH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Butner:

  • STEM ROAD HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; CREEDMOOR, NC)
  • PEAK RESOURCES - TREYBURN (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DURHAM, NC)
  • KENWOOD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; DURHAM, NC)
  • VOCA-SEVEN OAKS ROAD-DURHAM (Hospital, about 10 miles away; DURHAM, NC)
  • DUKE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; DURHAM, NC)
  • DUKE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; DURHAM, NC)
  • FREEDOM LAKE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; DURHAM, NC)

Amtrak station near Butner:

  • 13 miles: DURHAM (400 W. CHAPEL HILL ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Butner:

  • Durham Technical Community College (about 14 miles; Durham, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,515)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 14 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 7,281)
  • Duke University (about 14 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 14,652)
  • Strayer University-North Carolina (about 20 miles; Morrisville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,070)
  • Vance-Granville Community College (about 20 miles; Henderson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,232)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 23 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; FT enrollment: 24,946)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 25 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 29,958)

Public high schools in Butner:

Public elementary/middle schools in Butner:

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Points of interest:

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

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Butner and their reported violations in the past:

MT VERNON MISSIONARY BAPT CH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-17-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
UNC-CH KERR LAKE OFFICE WELL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-06-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-14-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2014)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
UNC-CH KERR LAKE GRASSY PT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-06-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-14-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-14-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-14-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-25-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-15-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-21-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-15-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-15-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2012)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
UNC-CH KERR LAKE PINEY THORNY (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.7%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.9%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Butner in 2010:

  • 334 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 151 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Butner in 2000:

  • 883 people in state prisons
  • 645 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 530 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 59 people in institutions for the blind
  • 22 people in other group homes
  • 20 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children

Banks with branches in Butner (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Butner Branch at 301 Central Avenue, branch established on 1957/02/11. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Butner:

Marital status in Butner, NC
  • Never married: 38.7%
  • Now married: 39.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in Butner:

  • High school or higher: 75.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.7
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Butner
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Butner, NC (based on Granville County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,20952
Mainline Protestant3,40324
Black Protestant9618
Catholic5951
Other111
None34,737-
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: 8
Granville County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Granville County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Granville County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Granville County:

36.1%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.5%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.5%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.2%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Butner:

29.0
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.1%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.4%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

55.2%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Butner:

81.2%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Butner, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 6$19,860$39,7200$0
Other Government Administration 3$18,184$72,7367$3,167
Other and Unallocable 2$7,607$45,6420$0
Financial Administration 1$5,843$70,1160$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$900
Totals for Government 12$51,494$51,4948$4,067

Butner government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,907,000 ($245.18)
    Central Staff Services: $521,000 ($66.98)
    Regular Highways: $314,000 ($40.37)
    Sewerage: $146,000 ($18.77)
    Financial Administration: $115,000 ($14.79)
    Housing and Community Development: $109,000 ($14.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $89,000 ($11.44)
    General Public Buildings: $42,000 ($5.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $32,000 ($4.11)
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000 ($2.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $112,000 ($14.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $53,000 ($6.81)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $654,000 ($84.08)

Butner government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $341,000 ($43.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $597,000 ($76.75)
    General Local Government Support: $28,000 ($3.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $89,000 ($11.44)
    Sale of Property: $16,000 ($2.06)
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($1.03)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,622,000 ($208.54)
    Highways: $181,000 ($23.27)
    Other: $4,000 ($0.51)
  • Tax - Property: $2,021,000 ($259.84)
    Other License: $159,000 ($20.44)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $13,000 ($1.67)

Butner government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,800,000 ($359.99)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,500,000 ($321.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $300,000 ($38.57)

7.62% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,718 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.62%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wake County, NC  1.74% ($60,712 average AGI)
from Durham County, NC  1.54% ($41,903)
from Vance County, NC  0.75% ($34,077)


6.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wake County, NC  1.34% ($62,150 average AGI)
to Durham County, NC  1.00% ($42,608)
to Vance County, NC  0.70% ($30,944)

Businesses in Butner, NC

  • FedEx: 2
  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Butner:

  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSRC (1410 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DURHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WTIK (1310 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHL (1360 AM; 5 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: WCHL-WDNC, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDUR (1490 AM; 1 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Butner:

  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WFXC (107.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNCU (90.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W256AH (99.1 FM; CREEDMOOR, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXYC (89.3 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: STUDENT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)
  • WXDU (88.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DUKE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHLQ (102.5 FM; LOUISBURG, NC; Owner: NEW CENTURY MEDIA GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Butner:

  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W24CP (Channel 24; DURHAM, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIWW-LP (Channel 26; DURHAM, NC; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUBX-CA (Channel 13; DURHAM, ETC., NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W34AX (Channel 34; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT)
  • W68BK (Channel 68; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SAINT AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE)
  • WWIW-LP (Channel 66; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBXU-CA (Channel 13; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W58CD (Channel 58; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Butner fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Butner fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 226ft / 68.5mTotal length
  • 208,440Total average daily traffic
  • 32,141Total average daily truck traffic
  • 218,880Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Butner, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 121960-1969
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Butner, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Butner)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Butner, NC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • HP-1040, Butner, 701 Central Avenue (Lat: 36.140139 Lon: -78.765278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.5 m, Call Sign: WPQL683, Licensee ID: L00018446,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6600.00 MHz, 6635.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6660.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2010, Expiration Date: 05/23/2020, Certifier: Harold Meacombs, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol
  • RA60XC576, 401 West G Street (Lat: 36.138667 Lon: -78.769361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQQV306,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2013, Expiration Date: 03/08/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • .3 Mi E I-85 & St. Rt. Iiii (Lat: 36.144583 Lon: -78.721389), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WLI542,
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.500 MHz, Grant Date: 05/23/1988, Expiration Date: 12/01/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/13/2003, Registrant: Positive Radio Group, Inc., P. O. Box 889, Blacksburg, VA 24063

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Butner)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 28. The highest number of reported fires - 48 took place in 2002, and the least - 2 in 2012. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Butner, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (35.5%), and Outside Fires (34.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Butner, NC
    • 17035.5%Structure Fires
    • 16434.2%Outside Fires
    • 10822.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 377.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Butner, NC
Most common first names in Butner, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6365.9 years
James5964.7 years
John4171.5 years
Mary2970.7 years
Robert2663.9 years
Joseph2568.8 years
Charles1765.5 years
Willie1668.7 years
George1572.3 years
Thomas1472.0 years
Most common last names in Butner, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2665.8 years
Johnson2067.5 years
Jones1573.7 years
Harris1574.9 years
Moore1469.0 years
Hicks1461.8 years
Williams1466.7 years
Green1270.1 years
Wilson1277.1 years
Allen1167.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Butner, NC
  • 62.1%Electricity
  • 31.1%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Butner, NC
  • 84.3%Electricity
  • 12.3%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Butner compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 200 householders)"
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  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
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