Buxton, North Carolina Population 2024

1,396

Buxton is a city located in Dare County North Carolina. Buxton has a 2024 population of 1,396. Buxton is currently declining at a rate of -2.79% annually and its population has decreased by -10.4% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,558 in 2020.

The average household income in Buxton is $95,236 with a poverty rate of 5.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buxton is 46.5 years, 54.5 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Buxton Demographics

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

  • White: 95.67%
  • Native American: 2.17%
  • Two or more races: 1.96%
  • Other race: 0.2%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
7.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
178.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-10.4% (-162)
The current population of Buxton, North Carolina is 1,396 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,558.

Buxton, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,41395.67%
Native American322.17%
Two or more races291.96%
Other race30.2%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Buxton Population by Race

Buxton Population Pyramid 2024

Buxton Median Age

46.5

Total

54.5

Male

41.3

Female

Buxton Adults

There are 1,261 adults, (206 of whom are seniors) in Buxton.

Buxton Age Dependency

40

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Buxton Sex Ratio

Female70347.6%
Male77452.4%

Buxton Population by Age

Buxton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5882.5179.320.7
Married2532.9890.19.9
Female1282.7162.537.5
Non Family1131.4674.325.7
Male942.2278.721.3

2.71

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buxton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30.28%
9th to 12th Grade262.45%
High School Graduate35033.02%
Some College29527.83%
Associates Degree878.21%
Bachelors Degree23722.36%
Graduate Degree625.85%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Buxton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buxton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White983957270
Hispanic464315
2+ Races17170
Native American141414
Other Race300

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Buxton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,233$57,981$38,831
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$42,134$60,521$38,083
Some College$38,989$37,125$39,069
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$41,233

Average Earnings

$57,981

Average Male

$38,831

Average Female

Buxton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buxton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Buxton Language

86.07% of Buxton residents speak only English, while 13.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.93% of the population.

Buxton Language

Buxton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,333695.18%
Hispanic831518.07%
Other33100%

5.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.85%

Male Poverty Rate

4.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buxton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buxton is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buxton is White, with 5.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.39%.

Buxton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade58.62%
Some College7.07%
High School2.86%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Buxton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.16%
Male Employed2.76%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Buxton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buxton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$87,344$95,236
Families$103,179$102,487
Married Families$133,068$-999,999,999
Non Families$50,982$58,944

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buxton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Buxton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Buxton 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.

Buxton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buxton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

157

Number of Veterans

143

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War75
Vietnam65
Second Gulf War48
Korea0
World War II0

Buxton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7452
35 to 5449
55 to 6443
75+13
18 to 340

Buxton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White12610.45%
2+ Races1758.62%
Native American1460.87%

Buxton Veterans by Race

Buxton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buxton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.5%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Buxton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Buxton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Buxton 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

33.31%

Born in Buxton

96.89%

Native Born

3.11%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

1.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.89% of Buxton residents were born in the United States, with 33.31% having been born in North Carolina. 1.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Buxton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,396-40-2.79%
20231,436-41-2.78%
20221,477-74-4.77%
20211,551-7-0.45%
20201,558553.66%
20191,50318413.95%
20181,319-117-8.15%
20171,43625221.28%
20161,184-66-5.28%
20151,250-9-0.71%
20141,259-66-4.98%
20131,32545852.83%
2012867-108-11.08%
2011975-298-23.41%
20101,27300%

Buxton Population by Year