Butler County, Kentucky Population 2019

Butler County, Kentucky's estimated population is 12,798 with a growth rate of 0.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Butler County, Kentucky is the 84th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201812,772-26-0.20%
201712,7981150.91%
201612,683-51-0.40%
201512,734-2-0.02%
201412,736320.25%
201312,704-36-0.28%
201212,740230.18%
201112,717-17-0.13%
201012,7341,48913.24%
199011,2451811.64%
198011,0641,34113.79%
19709,7231371.43%
19609,586-1,723-15.24%
195011,309-3,062-21.31%
194014,3711,75113.87%
193012,620-2,577-16.96%
192015,197-608-3.85%
191015,805-91-0.57%
190015,8961,94013.90%
189013,9561,77514.57%
188012,1812,77729.53%
18709,4041,47718.63%
18607,9272,17237.74%
18505,7551,85747.64%
18403,89884027.47%
18303,058-25-0.81%
18203,08390241.36%
18102,1810.00%

Butler County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White12,334
Some Other Race164
Two or More Races149
Black or African American47
American Indian and Alaska Native23
Asian15
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3

Butler County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Butler County, Kentucky Median Age

41.2


Total

38.3


Male

42.4


Female

Butler County, Kentucky Adults

There are 9,871 adults, (2,227 of whom are seniors) in Butler County, Kentucky.

Butler County, Kentucky Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

6,330

49.71%

Male

6,405

50.29%

Butler County, Kentucky Households and Families

Butler County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Butler County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All72.8%27.2%
Male63.1%36.9%
Non Family61.9%38.1%
Female47.1%52.9%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0602.4772.8
Married2,6923.0586
Non Family1,4691.1361.9
Female677347.1
Male2222.7763.1

2.92

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Butler County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade92910.36%
9th to 12th Grade1,06611.88%
High School Graduate3,75241.82%
Some College1,39215.52%
Associates Degree7808.69%
Bachelors Degree6106.80%
Graduate Degree4424.93%

Butler County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,6106,7601,022
Hispanic2249115
Other Race8733
Multiple Races6969
Black2715
Native American2323
Asian151515
Islander33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,175$35,506$25,400
Less Than High School$25,506$26,487$18,750
High School Grad$28,292$32,049$22,342
Some College$30,165$41,023$23,953
Bachelors Degree$45,676$47,448$37,171
Graduate Degree$53,042$82,750$50,495

$30,175

Average Earnings

$35,506

Average Male

$25,400

Average Female

Butler County, Kentucky Language

Butler County, Kentucky Language by Age

Butler County, Kentucky Language

95.22% of Butler County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 4.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.06% of the population.

Butler County, Kentucky Poverty

Butler County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,8412,47620.91%
Hispanic39625564.39%
Other16311570.55%

21.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.49%

Male Poverty Rate

24.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Kentucky is Other, with 70.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Kentucky is White, with 20.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.03%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.31%
High School15.05%
Some College9.81%
Bachelors or Greater0.76%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.21%
Male Unemployed49.38%
Female Employed9.34%
Male Employed5.20%

Butler County, Kentucky Income

Butler County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,362$53,203
Families$51,453$60,694
Married Families$57,467-
Non Families$20,864$32,925

Butler County, Kentucky Marital Status

Butler County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Butler County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Butler County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Butler County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Butler County, Kentucky Veterans

835

Number of Veterans

768

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam352
First Gulf War94
World War II86
Second Gulf War61
Korea57

Butler County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8308.65%
Hispanic62.46%
Black513.51%

Butler County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

8.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler County, Kentucky Employment Status

53.6%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Butler County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Morgantown2445245380.33%
Rochester15215421.32%
Woodbury909222.22%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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