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Green Creek township, NC map Land area: 51.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 2,994 (all rural)
Males: 1,450  (48.4%)
Females: 1,544  (51.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 2,989 (2,542 owner occupied, 447 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

31%


Races in Green Creek township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 84.9%
  • Black: 10.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Two or more races: 0.8%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 39.3
Median age of females: 39.8

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Average household size: 2.51

Green Creek township:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.97

Estimated median household income in 2009: $38,180 ($34,255 in 1999)
This township:

$38,180
North Carolina:

$43,674

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $441 (lower quartile is $277, upper quartile is $490)
Here:

$441
State:

$568

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $150,394 (it was $85,800 in 2000)
Green Creek township:

$150,394
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $87,539 - $178,805

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $290,044
Here:

$290,044
State:

$218,934

In 2-unit structures: $1,027,187
Here:

$1,027,187
State:

$203,185

Mobile homes: $90,789
Here:

$90,789
State:

$45,354
Population density: 58 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

14.3%
Whole state:

12.3%

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

5.0%
Whole state:

5.5%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Green Creek township include: Melvin Hill Church (A), Mill Creek Church (B), Wheat Creek Church (C), New Hope Church (D), Zion Grove Church (E), Grays Chapel (F), Stateline Church (G), Sandy Springs Church (H), Green Creek Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lyles Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Marys Branch (A), White Oak Creek (B), Wheat Creek (C), Green Creek (D), Mill Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 110 (35% naturalized citizens)

Green Creek township:  3.7%
State:  5.3%

73% of Green Creek township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 33% lived in North Carolina.

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

  • This state: 1524
  • Northeast: 190
  • Midwest: 242
  • South: 992
  • West: 45

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $275,000

Green Creek township, North Carolina satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.4%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 868
  • Two: 8
  • Mobile homes: 436

Median worth of mobile homes: $41,900


Housing units in Green Creek township with a mortgage: 241 (48 second mortgage, 67 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 169

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 22
  • 1995 to 1998: 168
  • 1990 to 1994: 223
  • 1980 to 1989: 250
  • 1970 to 1979: 228
  • 1960 to 1969: 80
  • 1950 to 1959: 105
  • 1940 to 1949: 105
  • 1939 or earlier: 131

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

  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 79
  • 4 rooms: 133
  • 5 rooms: 166
  • 6 rooms: 342
  • 7 rooms: 157
  • 8 rooms: 66
  • 9 or more rooms: 34

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 9
  • 4 rooms: 33
  • 5 rooms: 19
  • 6 rooms: 83
  • 7 rooms: 29
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 11

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

  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 61
  • 2 bedrooms: 329
  • 3 bedrooms: 501
  • 4 bedrooms: 89
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 22

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Green Creek township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 92
  • 3 bedrooms: 73
  • 4 bedrooms: 8
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 11

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

  • no vehicle: 50
  • 1 vehicle: 231
  • 2 vehicles: 385
  • 3 vehicles: 270
  • 4 vehicles: 41
  • 5 or more vehicles: 34

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

  • no vehicle: 9
  • 1 vehicle: 83
  • 2 vehicles: 68
  • 3 vehicles: 9
  • 4 vehicles: 15
  • 5 or more vehicles: 8

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (22%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Paper (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Green Creek township:

  • United States or American (20.4%)
  • German (11.8%)
  • English (10.2%)
  • Irish (8.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (6.5%)
  • French (except Basque) (3.0%)
  • Scottish (2.7%)

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

  • Mexico (28%)
  • El Salvador (28%)
  • Germany (22%)
  • Malaysia (15%)
  • Other Western Europe (6%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,209 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 204 (13%)
  • Walked: 28 (2%)
  • Other means: 11 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 105 (7%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

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94.1% of residents of Green Creek township speak English at home.
4.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (42% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 35% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,130
  • In family households: 2,710 (719 male householders, 162 female householders)
    835 spouses, 832 children (763 natural, 14 adopted, 55 stepchildren), 62 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 8 parents, 43 other relatives, 49 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 420 (166 male householders (146 living alone)), 220 female householders (199 living alone)), 34 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 6 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 435 2-persons, 187 3-persons, 153 4-persons, 71 5-persons, 25 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 345 1-person, 41 2-persons,

523 married couples with children.
117 single-parent households (33 men, 84 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 57
Here:

23.0%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

7.1%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 27
Here:

20.3%
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 Green Creek township:

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