Butner, NC


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Butner is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 7,751 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Butner is the 108th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Butner is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Butner is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Butner who work in office and administrative support (12.74%), healthcare (10.68%), and sales jobs (9.08%).

Being a small town, Butner does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of people in Butner with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.37% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Butner in 2010 was $18,495, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,980 for a family of four. However, Butner contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Butner is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Butner home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Butner residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Butner also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.55% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Butner include German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Butner is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.

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