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Brush Creek township, NC map Land area: 12.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 531 (all rural)
Males: 255  (48.0%)
Females: 276  (52.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 531 (469 owner occupied, 62 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

12%
State:

31%


Races in Brush Creek township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.1%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%
  • Some other race: 0.6%

Median age of males: 40.4
Median age of females: 41.7

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Average household size: 2.36

Brush Creek township:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.78

Estimated median household income in 2009: $33,786 ($30,313 in 1999)
This township:

$33,786
North Carolina:

$43,674

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $467 (lower quartile is $442, upper quartile is $474)
Here:

$467
State:

$568

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $169,802 (it was $96,400 in 2000)
Brush Creek township:

$169,802
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,689 - $208,632

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $227,406
Here:

$227,406
State:

$218,934

Mobile homes: $97,744
Here:

$97,744
State:

$45,354
Population density: 42 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

9.7%
Whole state:

12.3%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

5.5%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Brush Creek township include: Dayton Bend Church (A), Double Island Baptist Church (B), Pleasant Grove Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hughes Cemetery (1), Woody Cemetery (2), Thomas Cemetery (3), Riddle Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Chestnut Branch (A), Brush Creek (B), South Toe River (C), Rose Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 7 (100% naturalized citizens)

Brush Creek township:  1.3%
State:  5.3%

61% of Brush Creek township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in North Carolina.

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

  • This state: 435
  • Northeast: 12
  • Midwest: 23
  • South: 57
  • West: 0
Brush Creek township, North Carolina satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.2%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 265
  • Mobile homes: 61

Median worth of mobile homes: $72,300


Housing units in Brush Creek township with a mortgage: 61 (0 second mortgage, 22 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 44

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 15
  • 1990 to 1994: 56
  • 1980 to 1989: 44
  • 1970 to 1979: 57
  • 1960 to 1969: 56
  • 1950 to 1959: 28
  • 1940 to 1949: 44
  • 1939 or earlier: 26

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 31
  • 5 rooms: 48
  • 6 rooms: 35
  • 7 rooms: 42
  • 8 rooms: 11
  • 9 or more rooms: 22

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 10
  • 5 rooms: 5
  • 6 rooms: 9
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 65
  • 3 bedrooms: 100
  • 4 bedrooms: 24
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brush Creek township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 10
  • 3 bedrooms: 9
  • 4 bedrooms: 5
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 20
  • 1 vehicle: 51
  • 2 vehicles: 72
  • 3 vehicles: 39
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 9
  • 2 vehicles: 4
  • 3 vehicles: 5
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 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 (26%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (16%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (11%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (8%)
  • Wood products (7%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Chemicals (22%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (11%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (9%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Social assistance (7%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Woodworkers (23%)
  • Construction laborers (17%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (20%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Brush Creek township:

  • United States or American (35.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (18.3%)
  • English (15.5%)
  • Dutch (5.6%)
  • Irish (5.3%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.9%)
  • European (3.2%)

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

  • Canada (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 95 (54%)
  • Carpooled: 80 (46%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (66%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

98.7% of residents of Brush Creek township speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 534
  • In family households: 485 (147 male householders, 17 female householders)
    152 spouses, 158 children (151 natural, 0 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 49 (30 male householders (30 living alone)), 19 female householders (19 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 73 2-persons, 50 3-persons, 28 4-persons, 13 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 49 1-person,

107 married couples with children.
13 single-parent households (3 men, 10 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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 Brush Creek township:

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