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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Butner is a town in North Carolina with a population of 7,709. Butner is in Granville County. Living in Butner offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Butner there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Butner and residents tend to lean liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$134,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$827
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    168.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    38.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    531.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,438.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    64.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    25%
    13%

Working in Butner

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$48,870
National
$55,322
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Butner Reviews

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I like Butner because it's a wonderful place to raise a family. The town has excellent schools and promotes family oriented family activities. It's a great town that is filled with lots of love for it's community. Overall, I've enjoyed my experience and would recommend it to others.
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The town of Butner has a very close community. The schools and companies located in the small town create as may oppurtunuties as they can to involve the public in social events and volunteer work to better the lives of those here.