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Avery Creek township, NC map Land area: 28.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population: 5,507 (71% urban, 29% rural)
Males: 2,703  (49.1%)
Females: 2,804  (50.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 5,506 (4,497 owner occupied, 1,009 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

31%


Races in Avery Creek township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.2%
  • Black: 1.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.4%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 39.8
Median age of females: 41.0

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Average household size: 2.38

Avery Creek township:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.86

Estimated median household income in 2009: $45,806 ($41,292 in 1999)
This township:

$45,806
North Carolina:

$43,674

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $659 (lower quartile is $449, upper quartile is $985)
Here:

$659
State:

$568

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $207,105 (it was $108,600 in 2000)
Avery Creek township:

$207,105
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $155,335 - $279,791

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $220,756
Here:

$220,756
State:

$218,934

Townhouses or other attached units: $263,892
Here:

$263,892
State:

$173,323

Mobile homes: $54,607
Here:

$54,607
State:

$45,354
Population density: 190 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

8.9%
Whole state:

12.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

3.7%
Whole state:

5.5%

Cities in this township include: Avery Creek, Bent Creek.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Avery Creek township: Camp Clark-Kennedy (A), Bent Creek Experimental Station (B), Lake Powhatan Campground (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Avery Creek township include: Oak Grove Church (A), Bent Creek Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Long Shoals Cemetery (1), Baker Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Coma (A), Lake Powhatan (B), Camp Deer Lake (C), Dellwood Lake (D), Dubose Lake (E), Roberts Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Orton Branch (A), Creasman Branch (B), Clayton Creek (C), Boyd Branch (D), Beaten Branch (E), Newman Branch (F), Avery Creek (G), Austin Branch (H), Ashley Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Avery Creek township: Powhatan Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 100 (54% naturalized citizens)

Avery Creek township:  1.8%
State:  5.3%

62% of Avery Creek township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in North Carolina.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3593
  • Northeast: 306
  • Midwest: 351
  • South: 1080
  • West: 72

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $97,500

Avery Creek township, North Carolina satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,679
  • One, attached: 66
  • Two: 33
  • 3 or 4: 17
  • 5 to 9: 30
  • Mobile homes: 693

Median worth of mobile homes: $32,200


Housing units in Avery Creek township with a mortgage: 885 (71 second mortgage, 198 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 330

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 53
  • 1995 to 1998: 283
  • 1990 to 1994: 363
  • 1980 to 1989: 389
  • 1970 to 1979: 642
  • 1960 to 1969: 481
  • 1950 to 1959: 159
  • 1940 to 1949: 83
  • 1939 or earlier: 65

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Avery Creek township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 40
  • 3 rooms: 58
  • 4 rooms: 274
  • 5 rooms: 292
  • 6 rooms: 525
  • 7 rooms: 377
  • 8 rooms: 165
  • 9 or more rooms: 111

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Avery Creek township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 29
  • 3 rooms: 17
  • 4 rooms: 199
  • 5 rooms: 58
  • 6 rooms: 93
  • 7 rooms: 52
  • 8 rooms: 18
  • 9 or more rooms: 11

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Avery Creek township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 65
  • 2 bedrooms: 346
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,140
  • 4 bedrooms: 248
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 43

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Avery Creek township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 38
  • 2 bedrooms: 257
  • 3 bedrooms: 144
  • 4 bedrooms: 38
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Avery Creek township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 29
  • 1 vehicle: 471
  • 2 vehicles: 844
  • 3 vehicles: 370
  • 4 vehicles: 102
  • 5 or more vehicles: 26

Cars and other vehicles available in Avery Creek township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 59
  • 1 vehicle: 244
  • 2 vehicles: 165
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (16%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Carpenters (3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Avery Creek township:

  • United States or American (26.6%)
  • English (17.2%)
  • German (13.0%)
  • Irish (7.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (6.9%)
  • Scottish (5.3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.3%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • United Kingdom (30%)
  • Mexico (24%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Netherlands (9%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Japan (8%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,722 (91%)
  • Carpooled: 207 (7%)
  • Other means: 8 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 68 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (38%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (4%)

98.0% of residents of Avery Creek township speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,548
  • In family households: 4,677 (1,298 male householders, 272 female householders)
    1,315 spouses, 1,479 children (1,333 natural, 68 adopted, 78 stepchildren), 96 grandchildren, 21 brothers or sisters, 29 parents, 48 other relatives, 119 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 871 (221 male householders (195 living alone)), 516 female householders (423 living alone)), 134 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 739 2-persons, 379 3-persons, 321 4-persons, 81 5-persons, 42 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 618 1-person, 106 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 3 5-persons,

904 married couples with children.
216 single-parent households (55 men, 161 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 70
Here:

12.0%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 44
Here:

14.2%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

6.9%
North Carolina:

20.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Avery Creek township:

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