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Caney Fork township, NC map Land area: 51.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 712 (all rural)
Males: 347  (48.7%)
Females: 365  (51.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 712 (596 owner occupied, 116 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

31%


Races in Caney Fork township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.4%
  • Black: 0.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 1.8%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%

Median age of males: 37.9
Median age of females: 37.3

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Average household size: 2.50

Caney Fork township:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.95

Estimated median household income in 2009: $38,015 ($34,107 in 1999)
This township:

$38,015
North Carolina:

$43,674

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $313 (lower quartile is $295, upper quartile is $769)
Here:

$313
State:

$568

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $171,716 (it was $94,400 in 2000)
Caney Fork township:

$171,716
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,410 - $245,434

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $243,981
Here:

$243,981
State:

$218,934

Mobile homes: $133,479
Here:

$133,479
State:

$45,354
Population density: 14 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

12.0%
Whole state:

12.3%

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

4.5%
Whole state:

5.5%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Caney Fork township include: Balsam Grove Church (A), Moses Creek Church (B), Catherine Chapel (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Brasstown Cemetery (1), Brown Cemetery (2), Queen Cemetery (3), Coward Cemetery (4), Stephenson Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dryland Laurel Branch (A), Craig Creek (B), Coppermine Creek (C), Chastine Creek (D), Chestnut Ridge Creek (E), Beechflat Creek (F), Birch Ridge Creek (G), Abbs Creek (H), Bearwallow Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Caney Fork township: Roy Taylor Forest (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 5 (0% naturalized citizens)

Caney Fork township:  0.7%
State:  5.3%

61% of Caney Fork township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in North Carolina.

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

  • This state: 447
  • Northeast: 21
  • Midwest: 31
  • South: 138
  • West: 25

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $112,500

Caney Fork township, North Carolina satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.9%

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

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 297
  • Mobile homes: 88
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $64,500


Housing units in Caney Fork township with a mortgage: 65 (7 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 83

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 6
  • 1995 to 1998: 62
  • 1990 to 1994: 47
  • 1980 to 1989: 64
  • 1970 to 1979: 45
  • 1960 to 1969: 57
  • 1950 to 1959: 26
  • 1940 to 1949: 46
  • 1939 or earlier: 38

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Caney Fork township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 12
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 48
  • 5 rooms: 90
  • 6 rooms: 43
  • 7 rooms: 20
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9 or more rooms: 19

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Caney Fork township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 7
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 14
  • 5 rooms: 0
  • 6 rooms: 7
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Caney Fork township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 25
  • 2 bedrooms: 91
  • 3 bedrooms: 123
  • 4 bedrooms: 14
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Caney Fork township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 7
  • 2 bedrooms: 14
  • 3 bedrooms: 7
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Caney Fork township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 70
  • 2 vehicles: 109
  • 3 vehicles: 41
  • 4 vehicles: 21
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Caney Fork township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 7
  • 2 vehicles: 14
  • 3 vehicles: 7
  • 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 (24%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (26%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Food and beverage stores (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Apparel (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Carpenters (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Caney Fork township:

  • German (23.5%)
  • English (20.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (18.1%)
  • Scottish (12.1%)
  • Irish (8.2%)
  • British (3.5%)
  • Swedish (3.0%)

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

  • Canada (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 293 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 79 (20%)
  • Walked: 6 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 18 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Solar energy (3%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

All residents speak only English at home

Household type by relationship:

Households: 667
  • In family households: 574 (165 male householders, 34 female householders)
    127 spouses, 139 children (132 natural, 0 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 53 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 8 parents, 6 other relatives, 42 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 93 (43 male householders (43 living alone)), 50 female householders (50 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 98 2-persons, 46 3-persons, 31 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 8 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 93 1-person,

119 married couples with children.
35 single-parent households (11 men, 24 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 Caney Fork township:

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