Butters, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 294. Population change since 2000: +12.6%
Males: 98  (33.7%)
Females: 196  (66.3%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28320.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $13,365 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
Butters:

$13,365
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,552 (it was $16,722 in 2000)

Butters CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $9,771 (it was $34,000 in 2000)
Butters:

$9,771
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $54,497; Detached houses: $82,588; Mobile homes: $16,636
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  • White alone - 274 (93.2%)
  • Black alone - 12 (4.1%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (2.7%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Butters: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Scottish (19.5%), United States (9.5%), Scotch-Irish (6.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 111 feet

Land area: 1.30 square miles.

Population density: 227 people per square mile   (very low).

Butters,NC real estate house value index trend

Butters, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Butters:

  • High school or higher: 61.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Butters CDP:

  • Never married: 45.6%
  • Now married: 27.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 22.4%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $317 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (2.0%)

Butters satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (35.3 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (87.8 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (427.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Bladenboro, NC (1.8 miles ), Dublin, NC (3.1 miles ), Boardman, NC (3.2 miles ), Lumberton, NC (3.3 miles ), Orrum, NC (3.4 miles) , Barker Ten Mile, NC (3.4 miles ), Clarkton, NC (3.4 miles ), Tar Heel, NC (3.5 miles) .

Latitude: 34.56 N, Longitude: 78.84 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Butters household income distribution Butters home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.4%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Finance and insurance (76%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)

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

Average climate in Butters, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Butters-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Butters place center injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 25.7 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Butters-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 88% 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 137.0 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 213.7 miles away from Butters 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 127.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 161.9 miles away from the city 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 92.4 miles away from Butters 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 215.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bladen County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Butters:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE ST PAULS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; ST PAULS, NC)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - LUMBERTON (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • KINGSDALE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • HIGHLAND ACRES NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • ADVANTAGE HOSPICE AND HOME CARE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • SOUTHEASTERN HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • HOSPICE OF ROBESON (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Butters:

  • Robeson Community College (about 11 miles; Lumberton, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,322)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 23 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 36 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 36 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Methodist University (about 40 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Francis Marion University (about 53 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 54 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)

Public high school in Butters:

Public elementary/middle schools in Butters:

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Church in Butters: Richardson Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Singletary Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Bladen 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 2012 was 42.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.75
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.5%
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.9%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Butters compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Butters CDP (based on Bladen County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.22%
Here: 45.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Original Free Will BaptistsSeventh-Day Adventist Church
Adherents67.9%17.8%4.5%2.9%1.5%
Congregations51.3%18.4%9.2%2.6%2.6%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents1.1%0.9%0.9%0.7%1.6%
Congregations2.6%2.6%1.3%2.6%6.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Bladen County:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Bladen County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Bladen County:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Bladen County:

30.9%
North Carolina:

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

16.2%
State:

15.6%

5.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,788 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
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 Robeson County, NC  0.77% ($26,179 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, NC  0.70% ($30,408)
from Columbus County, NC  0.67% ($27,824)


5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,413 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
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 Cumberland County, NC  0.69% ($27,429 average AGI)
to Robeson County, NC  0.67% ($27,912)
to Columbus County, NC  0.62% ($27,286)

Strongest AM radio stations in Butters:

  • WBLA (1440 AM; 5 kW; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTSB (580 AM; 1 kW; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: LUMBERTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WAGR (1340 AM; 1 kW; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WAGR BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMO (860 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Butters:

  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFNC-FM (102.3 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGQR (105.7 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Butters:

  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)
  • WLPS-LP (Channel 7; LUMBERTON/PEMBROKE, NC; Owner: BILLY RAY LOCKLEAR)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
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