Butner demographics profile

StatisticButnerNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)54818191
Median age41.138.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%43%43%
Speak English84%89%79%
Speak Spanish13%7%13%
Butner, NC has a population of 7,692 and is the 4,840th largest city in the United States. The population density is 548 per sq mi which is 203% higher than the North Carolina average and 505% higher than the national average. The median age in Butner is 41 which is approximately 7% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Butner, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 84% speak English and 13% speak Spanish. 66% of Butner residents were born in North Carolina, 23% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 8% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Butner is 203% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Butner is 7% higher than North Carolina.
  • In Butner 54.55% of the population is White.
  • In Butner 29.82% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Butner 1.56% of the population is Asian.

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Butner population breakdown by race

RaceButnerNorth CarolinaNational
Black or African American29.82%21.50%12.63%
American Indian0.39%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race3.84%2.45%3.06%
Other race9.84%3.01%4.75%
In Butner, 14.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Butner, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).