Butler County IA Information


Butler County Subdivisions

Butler County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 15,207
Population in Households 15,017
Population in Familes 12,469
Population in Group Qrtrs 190
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 7


Median Household Income $54,757
Average Household Income $69,627
Per Capita Income $29,019


Total Housing Units 7,043 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,009 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,300 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 734 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $122,652
Average Home Value $163,266


Total Households 6,309
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 4,406
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.27% -0.19%
Households 0.37% -0.17%
Families 0.23% -0.25%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.73%


Butler County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Butler County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 53 47th
Population Density # 53 47th
Diversity Index # 95 5th
Median Household Income # 32 69th
Per Capita Income # 39 62nd

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