Butler County IA Information


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  1. Butler County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forButler County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Butler County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 15,221
Population in Households 15,010
Population in Familes 12,522
Population in Group Qrtrs 211
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $56,947
Average Household Income $70,356
Per Capita Income $29,100


Total Housing Units 7,021 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,897 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,396 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 728 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $123,204
Average Home Value $161,803


Total Households 6,293
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 4,384
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.25% -0.09%
Households 0.3% -0.07%
Families 0.15% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.17%


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, 2019 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 # 52 48th
Population Density # 53 47th
Diversity Index # 93 7th
Median Household Income # 32 69th
Per Capita Income # 42 59th

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