Buies Creek, North Carolina Population 2024

3,723

Buies Creek is a city located in Harnett County North Carolina. Buies Creek has a 2024 population of 3,723. Buies Creek is currently growing at a rate of 1.83% annually and its population has increased by 9.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,388 in 2020.

The average household income in Buies Creek is $59,714 with a poverty rate of 44.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buies Creek is 21.4 years, 21.3 years for males, and 21.6 years for females.

Buies Creek Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Buies Creek was:

  • White: 84.42%
  • Black or African American: 7.77%
  • Asian: 3.62%
  • Two or more races: 2.15%
  • Other race: 1.5%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,230.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
9.89% (335)
The current population of Buies Creek, North Carolina is 3,723 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,388.

Buies Creek, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,03084.42%
Black or African American2797.77%
Asian1303.62%
Two or more races772.15%
Other race541.5%
Native American190.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Buies Creek Population by Race

Buies Creek Population Pyramid 2024

Buies Creek Median Age

21.4

Total

21.3

Male

21.6

Female

Buies Creek Adults

There are 3,364 adults, (221 of whom are seniors) in Buies Creek.

Buies Creek Age Dependency

14.2

Age Dependency Ratio

7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

7.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Buies Creek Sex Ratio

Female1,74748.68%
Male1,84251.32%

Buies Creek Population by Age

Buies Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9872.2333.566.5
Non Family5831.8914.285.8
Married3222.6168.331.7
Male673.141.858.2
Female153.20100

2.62

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

33.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buies Creek Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1008.08%
Associates Degree312.5%
Bachelors Degree41833.76%
Graduate Degree36929.81%
High School Graduate19115.43%
Less Than 9th Grade151.21%
Some College1149.21%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Buies Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buies Creek Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,032940675
Black1089343
Asian373730
Other Race353521
Hispanic353521
2+ Races261818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 81.08%.

Buies Creek Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$39,615$39,231$40,152
Graduate Degree$56,389$85,759$55,104
High School Graduate$27,168$0$26,625
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$44,330$52,647$36,563
Some College$23,807$43,482$0

$44,330

Average Earnings

$52,647

Average Male

$36,563

Average Female

Buies Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buies Creek Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Buies Creek Language

93.67% of Buies Creek residents speak only English, while 6.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.55% of the population.

Buies Creek Language

Buies Creek Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,78179344.53%
Asian1248467.74%
Black1766034.09%
Multiple361850%
Hispanic821417.07%
Native88100%

44.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.1%

Male Poverty Rate

49.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buies Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buies Creek is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buies Creek is Hispanic, with 17.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 56.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 69.44%.

Buies Creek Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.96%
High School30.37%
Some College24.14%
Bachelors or Greater21.6%

Buies Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed12.48%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed32.61%
Female Unemployed0%

Buies Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buies Creek Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$93,636$102,305
Households$42,208$59,714
Married Families$102,321$-999,999,999
Non Families$12,457$28,993

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buies Creek Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

18.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

20.0%

Male Marriage Rate

17.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Buies Creek Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Buies Creek Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Buies Creek Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buies Creek Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

115

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War53
World War II25
Second Gulf War20
Vietnam6
Korea0

Buies Creek Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5462
75+31
55 to 6422
18 to 340
65 to 740

Buies Creek Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White933.28%
Black228.59%

Buies Creek Veterans by Race

Buies Creek Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buies Creek Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Buies Creek Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Buies Creek Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Buies Creek Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

61.55%

Born in Buies Creek

97.99%

Native Born

2.01%

Foreign Born

1.14%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.99% of Buies Creek residents were born in the United States, with 61.55% having been born in North Carolina. 1.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Buies Creek Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,723671.83%
20233,656671.87%
20223,589671.9%
20213,5221343.96%
20203,38880331.06%
20192,5851355.51%
20182,4501617.03%
20172,289411.82%
20162,248-420-15.74%
20152,668-104-3.75%
20142,772-14-0.5%
20132,786-131-4.49%
20122,917-71-2.38%
20112,988461.56%
20102,94200%

Buies Creek Population by Year