Butner, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 7,718 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: +33.3%
Males: 4,030  (52.2%)
Females: 3,688  (47.8%)
Median resident age:  41.8 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 27509, 27522, 27581.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,250 (it was $40,341 in 2000)
Butner:

$46,250
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,606 (it was $15,174 in 2000)

Butner CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $129,387 (it was $92,500 in 2000)
Butner:

$129,387
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $138,765; Detached houses: $188,014; Townhouses or other attached units: $93,166; Mobile homes: $30,507

Median gross rent in 2013: $803.

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  • Races in Butner, NC (2010)

    Butner races chart
    • 4,00752.8%White alone
    • 2,25929.8%Black alone
    • 1,11814.7%Hispanic
    • 1201.6%Two or more races
    • 650.9%Asian alone
    • 170.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.07%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Butner: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (14.3%), English (9.3%), German (6.6%), Irish (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/27/2007

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 6.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,164 people per square mile   (low).

Butner,NC real estate house value index trend

Butner, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Butner:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Butner CDP:

  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

352 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America).

This place:

4.6%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,533 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $523 (1.6%)

Butner satellite photo by USGS

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: +3,009 (+39.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 498 (16.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 919

Butner household income distribution Butner home values distribution

Crime rates in Butner by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00100000001
per 100,000 0.00.016.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.013.0
Rapes 4522001011N/A
per 100,000 66.882.632.532.00.00.015.10.013.013.1N/A
Robberies 8142691152248
per 100,000 133.6231.432.596.0141.2168.775.326.026.152.2103.6
Assaults 72635319523322221521
per 100,000 116.9429.8569.5496.2141.2797.5497.3286.2286.7195.8272.0
Burglaries 64644858677010789826234
per 100,000 1,069.01,057.9781.0928.31,051.31,073.61,612.41,157.81,068.7809.3440.3
Thefts 158204201221232182206205139154134
per 100,000 2,639.13,371.93,270.43,537.13,640.42,791.43,104.32,666.81,811.52,010.21,735.3
Auto thefts 13151381116151011124
per 100,000 217.1247.9211.5128.0172.6245.4226.0130.1143.4156.651.8
Arson 62622245661
per 100,000 100.233.197.632.031.430.760.365.078.278.313.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 290.1) 306.9439.2375.2361.2296.1406.3379.7256.7228.6209.6220.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Butner detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 39 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.14
North Carolina average:

2.41
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Butner, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Butner 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 the city 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 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 Granville County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winter 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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Granville 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 74.4. This is about average.

City:

74.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.248. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.248
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.205. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.205
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.1%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.1% for Black residents, 33.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.6% for other race residents, 17.6% for two or more races residents)
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 mentally retarded
  • 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

Butner, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.4
North Carolina average:

12.4

Butner travel time to work - commute Butner mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Butner CDP (based on Granville County data)

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:
This county:

17.5%
State:

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
Financial Administration 1$5,843$70,1160$0
Other Government Administration 3$18,184$72,7367$3,167
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$900
Streets and Highways 6$19,860$39,7200$0
Other and Unallocable 2$7,607$45,6420$0
Totals for Government 12$51,494$51,4948$4,067

6.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wake County, NC  1.08% ($44,389 average AGI)
from Durham County, NC  1.01% ($35,440)
from Vance County, NC  0.75% ($29,296)


6.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,915 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wake County, NC  1.22% ($47,216 average AGI)
to Durham County, NC  1.08% ($30,373)
to Vance County, NC  0.70% ($22,090)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Butner fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 31m102ftTotal length
  • 45,600Total average daily traffic
  • 7,583Total average daily truck traffic

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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (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: 6555.00 MHz, 6660.00 MHz, 6585.00 MHz, 6635.00 MHz, 6600.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/27/2010, Expiration Date: 05/23/2020, Certifier: Harold MeacombsRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 03/08/2013, Expiration Date: 03/08/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • .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 MHzGrant Date: 05/23/1988, Expiration Date: 12/01/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/13/2003Registrant: Positive Radio Group, Inc., P. O. Box 889, Blacksburg, VA 24063

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 25

Incident types - Butner

See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (1%)

Businesses in Butner, NC

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

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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Butner on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards (population 1,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the blind (population 1,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 200 householders)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #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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