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Butner is in Granville County.
The community was named for Maj. Gen. Henry Wolfe Butner
The latitude of Butner is 36.131N. The longitude is -78.756W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 371 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,792.
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5% of Butner residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Butner ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Butner was $15,174, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Butner residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Butner, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $455. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $956.
Granville County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Butner political report.
The average commute time for Butner workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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