City of Butler

Demographics

Census 2000 Demographics

General Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Total population 1,907
Male 842 44.2 49.1%
Female 1065 55.8 50.9%
Median age (years) 35.1 N/A 35.3
Under 5 years 155 8.1 6.8%
18 years and over 1,342 70.4 74.3%
65 years and over 316 16.6 12.4%
One race 1,900 99.6 97.6%
White 954 50.0 75.1%
Black or African American 933 48.9 12.3%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 22 1.2 12.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native 2 0.1 0.9%
Asian 1 0.1 3.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0 0.1%
Some other race 10 0.5 5.5%
Two or more races 7 0.4 2.4%
Household population 1,827 95.8 97.2%
Group quarters population 80 4.2 2.8%
Average household size 2.53 N/A 2.59
Average family size 3.13 N/A 3.14
Total housing units 851
Occupied housing units 722 84.8 91.0%
Owner-occupied housing units 437 60.5 66.2%
Renter-occupied housing units 285 39.5 33.8%
Vacant housing units 129 15.2 9.0%
Social Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Population 25 years and over 1,135
High school graduate or higher 666 58.7 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher 129 11.4 24.4%
Civilian veterans (civilian population 18 years and over) 143 11.0 12.7%
Disability status (population 5 years and over) 460 28.4 19.3%
Foreign born 10 0.5 11.1%
Male, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over) 276 48.8 56.7%
Female, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over) 283 34.6 52.1%
Speak a language other than English at home (population 5 years and over) 48 2.8 17.9%
Economic Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
In labor force (population 16 years and over) 654 47.9 63.9%
Mean travel time to work in minutes (workers 16 years and over) 21.8 N/A 25.5
Median household income in 1999 (dollars) 22,105 N/A 41,994
Median family income in 1999 (dollars) 27,188 N/A 50,046
Per capita income in 1999 (dollars) 13,522 N/A 21,587
Families below poverty level 143 28.9 9.2%
Individuals below poverty level 627 35.0 12.4%
Housing Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Single-family owner-occupied homes 306
Median value (dollars) 61,600 N/A 119,600
Median of selected monthly owner costs N/A N/A
With a mortgage (dollars) 694 N/A 1,088
Not mortgaged (dollars) 262 N/A 295

Source: U.S. Census Bureau