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Buies Creek, NC

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Buies Creek Profile


Overview

Buies Creek is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,253 people and just one neighborhood, Buies Creek is the 241st largest community in North Carolina. Buies Creek has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Buies Creek, where the median household income is $35,109.00.

Occupations and Workforce

Buies Creek is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.83% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Buies Creek is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Buies Creek who work in healthcare (17.82%), sales jobs (13.38%), and food service (12.48%).

Of important note, Buies Creek is also a town of artists. Buies Creek has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Buies Creek’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

For a small town, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in Buies Creek. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to Buies Creek.

Buies Creek is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Buies Creek Demographics

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Buies Creek. 80.06% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Buies Creek in 2018 was $16,922, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,688 for a family of four. However, Buies Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Buies Creek also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 46.39% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Buies Creek is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Buies Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Buies Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Buies Creek include English, German, Scottish, Irish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Buies Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Buies Creek, NC HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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    North Carolina

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Buies Creek VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Buies Creek Property CRIMES

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National Median: 26.8
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NC* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Harnett Central Middle School
2529 Harnett Central Rd
Angier, NC 27501
06-08
Buies Creek Elementary School
340 Main Street
Buies Creek, NC 27506
KG-05
Coats Elementary School
585 Brick Mill Road
Coats, NC 27521
PK-05
Harnett Central High School
2911 Harnett Central Rd
Angier, NC 27501
09-12
Triton High School
215 Maynard Lake Road
Erwin, NC 28339
09-12
Coats-Erwin Middle School
2833 Nc Hwy 55 E
Dunn, NC 28334
06-08
Lillington-Shawtown Elementary School
855 Old Us 421
Lillington, NC 27546
PK-05
Harnett County Early College School
660 E Johnson St
Dunn, NC 28334
09-13
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

HARNETT COUNTY SCHOOLS


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to North Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of NC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 48.7% 51.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 44.8% 48.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.9% 2.5%

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