Butner is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 7,702 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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Butner who work in office and administrative support (14.73%), sales jobs (11.77%), and food service (9.95%).
Being a small town, Butner does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Butner is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.94% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Butner in 2010 was $20,670, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,680 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 14.85% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Butner include English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Butner is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.