Buxton is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,319 people and just one neighborhood, Buxton is the 370th largest community in North Carolina.
Real Estate Prices
Buxton real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Buxton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Buxton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Buxton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Buxton is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Buxton who work in sales jobs (19.51%), management occupations (18.54%) and maintenance occupations (13.82%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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, Buxton is worth considering.
Buxton is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Buxton 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.