Butler County, Missouri Population 2018

Butler County, Missouri's estimated population is 42,666 with a growth rate of -0.52% 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
201742,666-221-0.52%
201642,887980.23%
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
White38,864
Black or African American2,268
Two or More Races1,059
Asian290
American Indian and Alaska Native218
Some Other Race178
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Butler County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Butler County, Missouri Median Age

40.2


Total

38.8


Male

41.7


Female

Butler County, Missouri Adults

There are 32,851 adults, (7,462 of which are seniors) in Butler County, Missouri.

Butler County, Missouri Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

22,157

51.66%

Male

20,730

48.34%

Butler County, Missouri Households and Families

Butler County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Butler County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.6%20.4%
Male68.1%31.9%
All64%36%
Female48.3%51.7%
Non Family48.1%51.9%

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Butler County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,6162.5264
Married7,8573.0579.6
Non Family5,5481.2748.1
Female2,4433.4248.3
Male7683.2768.1

3.07

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade1,4925.11%
9th to 12th Grade3,41911.70%
High School Graduate10,72536.72%
Some College6,52222.33%
Associates Degree2,4958.54%
Bachelors Degree2,8059.60%
Graduate Degree1,7536.00%

Butler County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,83422,4024,167
Black1,3021,065169
Multiple Races36428637
Hispanic34425860
Native American197119
Asian180180115
Other Race896717
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$27,362$32,169$23,852
Less Than High School$15,545$19,903$11,845
High School Grad$24,699$30,514$21,353
Some College$27,400$32,545$22,229
Bachelors Degree$38,390$46,042$33,876
Graduate Degree$47,273$60,450$38,281

$27,362

Average Earnings

$32,169

Average Male

$23,852

Average Female

Butler County, Missouri Language

Butler County, Missouri Language by Age

Butler County, Missouri Language

97.68% of Butler County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.32% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.16% of the population.

Butler County, Missouri Poverty

Butler County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,4187,58620.27%
Black2,15669332.14%
Multiple1,04240638.96%
Hispanic81131939.33%
Other17816190.45%
Native2185223.85%
Asian287186.27%

21.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.04%

Male Poverty Rate

24.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Missouri is Other, with 90.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Missouri is Asian, with 6.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.15%.

Butler County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.03%
High School17.22%
Some College14.68%
Bachelors or Greater3.56%

Butler County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.72%
Male Unemployed26.33%
Female Employed9.69%
Male Employed6.79%

Butler County, Missouri Income

Butler County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,302$50,009
Families$44,911$59,814
Married Families$56,683$71,112
Non Families$20,105$27,509

Butler County, Missouri Marital Status

Butler County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

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

Butler County, Missouri Veterans

Butler County, Missouri Veterans by War

3,682

Number of Veterans

3,472

Male Veterans

210

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,698
Second Gulf War436
First Gulf War399
Korea352
World War II140

Butler County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 641,025
65 to 74923
35 to 54740
75+708
18 to 34286

Butler County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,50011.62%
Black875.35%
2 or More5610.11%
Indian3919.80%
Hispanic71.48%

Butler County, Missouri Veterans by Education

20.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler County, Missouri Employment Status

Butler County, Missouri Employment by Age

55.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

9.6%

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