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Scott Creek township, NC map Land area: 38.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,930 (all rural)
Males: 959  (49.7%)
Females: 971  (50.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,930 (1,574 owner occupied, 356 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

31%


Races in Scott Creek township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.3%
  • Black: 0.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 2.1%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Two or more races: 1.1%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 41.2
Median age of females: 42.3

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Average household size: 2.30

Scott Creek township:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.71

Estimated median household income in 2009: $33,340 ($29,913 in 1999)
This township:

$33,340
North Carolina:

$43,674

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $401 (lower quartile is $229, upper quartile is $461)
Here:

$401
State:

$568

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $166,986 (it was $91,800 in 2000)
Scott Creek township:

$166,986
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $99,076 - $225,615

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $244,981
Here:

$244,981
State:

$218,934

Mobile homes: $75,915
Here:

$75,915
State:

$45,354
Population density: 51 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

7.7%
Whole state:

12.3%

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

3.3%
Whole state:

5.5%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Scott Creek township: Yellow-Face Overlook (A), Hall (B), Out-Off Ridge Overlook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Scott Creek township include: Mount Pleasant Church (A), Buff Creek Church (B), Ochre Hill Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Love Cemetery (1), Henry Cemetery (2), Hoyle Cemetery (3), Norman Cemetery (4), Norman-Blanton Cemetery (5), Clayton Cemetery (6), Crawford Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Flint Spring Creek (A), Ochre Hill Creek (B), Doubletop Creek (C), Dark Ridge Creek (D), Buff Creek (E), Cashie Branch (F), Carson Branch (G), North Fork Scott Creek (H), Cabin Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 9 (0% naturalized citizens)

Scott Creek township:  0.5%
State:  5.3%

70% of Scott Creek township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in North Carolina.

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

  • This state: 1391
  • Northeast: 95
  • Midwest: 92
  • South: 281
  • West: 45

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $225,000

Scott Creek township, North Carolina satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.0%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 921
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 6
  • 10 to 19: 14
  • Mobile homes: 292

Median worth of mobile homes: $33,700


Housing units in Scott Creek township with a mortgage: 170 (17 second mortgage, 17 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 196

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 51
  • 1995 to 1998: 122
  • 1990 to 1994: 95
  • 1980 to 1989: 231
  • 1970 to 1979: 258
  • 1960 to 1969: 168
  • 1950 to 1959: 150
  • 1940 to 1949: 38
  • 1939 or earlier: 125

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 25
  • 4 rooms: 143
  • 5 rooms: 187
  • 6 rooms: 196
  • 7 rooms: 57
  • 8 rooms: 42
  • 9 or more rooms: 40

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 13
  • 3 rooms: 9
  • 4 rooms: 47
  • 5 rooms: 70
  • 6 rooms: 15
  • 7 rooms: 5
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 19
  • 2 bedrooms: 227
  • 3 bedrooms: 362
  • 4 bedrooms: 71
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 17

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott Creek township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 22
  • 2 bedrooms: 87
  • 3 bedrooms: 56
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 58
  • 1 vehicle: 156
  • 2 vehicles: 272
  • 3 vehicles: 162
  • 4 vehicles: 36
  • 5 or more vehicles: 12

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

  • no vehicle: 25
  • 1 vehicle: 102
  • 2 vehicles: 38
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 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 (18%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Apparel (4%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Scott Creek township:

  • United States or American (22.8%)
  • English (15.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (11.9%)
  • Irish (9.8%)
  • German (9.4%)
  • Dutch (2.7%)
  • Scottish (2.6%)

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

  • Germany (56%)
  • France (44%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 792 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 143 (15%)
  • Walked: 11 (1%)
  • Other means: 3 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 12 (1%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

97.4% of residents of Scott Creek township speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,929
  • In family households: 1,595 (465 male householders, 128 female householders)
    448 spouses, 476 children (425 natural, 17 adopted, 34 stepchildren), 29 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 16 parents, 16 other relatives, 4 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 334 (83 male householders (60 living alone)), 169 female householders (147 living alone)), 82 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 329 2-persons, 127 3-persons, 110 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 207 1-person, 31 2-persons, 14 4-persons,

232 married couples with children.
111 single-parent households (27 men, 84 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

3.0%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

12.8%
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 Scott Creek township:

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