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Bunnlevel, North Carolina
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Harnett
Area
 • Total 7.59 sq mi (19.66 km2)
 • Land 7.56 sq mi (19.58 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.09 km2)
Elevation
146 ft (45 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 552
 • Density 73/sq mi (28.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28323
Area code(s) 910
FIPS code 37-08880
GNIS feature ID 1019407

Bunnlevel is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) along U.S. Highway 401 in Stewarts Creek Township, Harnett County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 552 at the 2010 census. It is a part of the Dunn Micropolitan Area, which is also a part of the greater Raleigh–Durham–Cary Combined Statistical Area (CSA) as defined by the United States Census Bureau.

History

Bunnlevel was originally named "Bunn's Level" after a local resident and was settled around 1904. The community was incorporated in 1921 as "Bunlevel" but has since been inactive as a municipality. Another incorporation movement here failed in 1961. Prominent families include: Parker, McDougald, McNeill, McLean, Walker, Spears, Gunn, Chance and Hicks.

Thorbiskope was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.

Demographics

Bunnlevel's Zip Code Tabulation Area (Zip Code 28323) has a population of about 2,225 as of the 2000 census. The population is 48.4% male and 51.6% female. About 53.2% of the population is white, 42.9% African-American, 2.2% Hispanic, 1.7% American Indian, 0.2% Asian, and 0.8% of other races. 1.3% of people are two or more races.

The median household income is $34,375 with 17.1% of the population living below the poverty line.

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