Butner is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 7,859 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Butner is the 108th largest community in North Carolina.
Butner is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Butner is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Butner who work in office and administrative support (11.51%), law enforcement and fire fighting (8.86%), and management occupations (8.74%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Butner is worth considering.
The citizens of Butner are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.54% of adults in Butner have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Butner in 2018 was $23,767, 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 $95,068 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 13.20% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Butner include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Butner is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.