Butte County Population 2018

Butte County's estimated population is 229,294 with a growth rate of 1.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Butte County is the 27th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017229,2942,7691.22%
2016226,5251,7070.76%
2015224,8181,1890.53%
2014223,6291,8610.84%
2013221,7687990.36%
2012220,9699660.44%
2011220,003460.02%
2010219,95737,83720.78%
1990182,12038,26926.60%
1980143,85141,88241.07%
1970101,96919,93924.31%
196082,03017,10026.34%
195064,93022,09051.56%
194042,8408,74725.66%
193034,0934,06313.53%
192030,0302,72910.00%
191027,30110,18459.50%
190017,117-822-4.58%
189017,939-782-4.18%
188018,7217,31864.18%
187011,403-703-5.81%
186012,1068,532238.72%
18503,5740.00%

Butte County Population Growth

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Butte County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White195,04885.06%
Asian10,3594.52%
Two or More Races9,7354.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native5,5422.42%
Black or African American3,9471.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6200.27%

Butte County Population Pyramid

0k2k4k6k8k10k12k Male Population0k2k4k6k8k10k12k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990