Butler County, Missouri Population 2018

Butler County, Missouri's estimated population is 42,666 with a growth rate of -0.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Butler County, Missouri is the 26th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201742,8261600.38%
201742,666-123-0.29%
201642,789-51-0.12%
201542,840-25-0.06%
201442,865-104-0.24%
201342,969-19-0.04%
201242,98830.01%
201142,9851980.46%
201042,7874,02210.38%
199038,7651,0722.84%
198037,6934,16412.42%
197033,529-1,127-3.25%
196034,656-3,051-8.09%
195037,7073,43110.01%
194034,27610,57944.64%
193023,697-409-1.70%
192024,1063,48216.88%
191020,6243,85522.99%
190016,7696,60564.98%
189010,1644,15369.09%
18806,0111,71339.86%
18704,2981,40748.67%
18602,8911,27578.90%
18501,6160.00%

Butler County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White38,836
Black or African American2,305
Two or More Races1,049
Asian293
American Indian and Alaska Native196
Some Other Race137
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Butler County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Butler County, Missouri Median Age

40.3


Total

38.7


Male

41.6


Female

Butler County, Missouri Adults

There are 32,801 adults, (7,683 of whom are seniors) in Butler County, Missouri.

Butler County, Missouri Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

22,091

51.58%

Male

20,735

48.42%

Butler County, Missouri Households and Families

Butler County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Butler County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.9%21.1%
All63.3%36.7%
Male61.1%38.9%
Female51.5%48.5%
Non Family46.3%53.7%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Butler County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,5502.5363.3
Married7,9023.0378.9
Non Family5,4241.2446.3
Female2,4743.4851.5
Male7503.3561.1

3.07

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Butler County, Missouri Households

Butler County, Missouri Education

Butler County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5165.17%
9th to 12th Grade3,33911.38%
High School Graduate10,62636.21%
Some College6,78523.12%
Associates Degree2,4038.19%
Bachelors Degree2,8999.88%
Graduate Degree1,7756.05%

Butler County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,81222,3894,294
Black1,3171,11092
Hispanic40933595
Multiple Races38131550
Asian215215133
Native American196111
Other Race787820
Islander101010

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

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

Butler County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,333$33,239$23,903
Less Than High School$14,590$19,188$11,779
High School Grad$24,540$30,665$20,383
Some College$27,532$33,017$23,342
Bachelors Degree$41,875$49,754$36,721
Graduate Degree$53,398$63,350$41,250

$29,333

Average Earnings

$33,239

Average Male

$23,903

Average Female

Butler County, Missouri Language

Butler County, Missouri Language by Age

Butler County, Missouri Language

97.64% of Butler County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.36% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Butler County, Missouri Poverty

Butler County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,3137,62320.43%
Black2,18071532.80%
Hispanic84932938.75%
Multiple1,03728327.29%
Other13710475.91%
Native1965427.55%
Asian290217.24%

21.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.04%

Male Poverty Rate

24.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Missouri is Other, with 75.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Missouri is Asian, with 7.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.40%.

Butler County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.29%
High School18.37%
Some College14.69%
Bachelors or Greater3.44%

Butler County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed68.43%
Male Unemployed33.58%
Female Employed9.81%
Male Employed6.93%

Butler County, Missouri Income

Butler County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,878$52,243
Families$46,522$62,191
Married Families$57,876$73,960
Non Families$20,611$28,645

Butler County, Missouri Marital Status

Butler County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Butler County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Butler County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Butler County, Missouri Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Butler County, Missouri Veterans

Butler County, Missouri Veterans by War

3,512

Number of Veterans

3,211

Male Veterans

301

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,453
Second Gulf War480
First Gulf War389
Korea331
World War II106

Butler County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74851
55 to 64851
35 to 54836
75+684
18 to 34290

Butler County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,33911.10%
Black814.95%
2 or More6312.14%
Hispanic367.36%
Indian2914.80%

Butler County, Missouri Veterans by Education

18.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler County, Missouri Employment Status

Butler County, Missouri Employment by Age

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Butler County, Missouri Employment by Race

Butler County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Butler County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Poplar Bluff17050172331831.07%
Neelyville478468-10-2.09%
Qulin458449-9-1.97%
Fisk342337-5-1.46%
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