Butler County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Butler County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 187,108 with a growth rate of 0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Butler County, Pennsylvania is the 19th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017185,984-1,124-0.60%
2017187,1089010.48%
2016186,2073160.17%
2015185,8911900.10%
2014185,7016860.37%
2013185,0151610.09%
2012184,8542430.13%
2011184,6115270.29%
2010184,08432,07121.10%
1990152,0134,1012.77%
1980147,91219,97115.61%
1970127,94113,30211.60%
1960114,63917,31917.80%
195097,3209,73011.11%
194087,5907,1108.83%
193080,4803,2104.15%
192077,2704,5816.30%
191072,68915,72727.61%
190056,9621,6232.93%
189055,3392,8035.34%
188052,53616,02643.89%
187036,5109162.57%
186035,5945,24817.29%
185030,3467,96835.61%
184022,3787,79753.47%
183014,5814,38843.05%
182010,1932,84738.76%
18107,3463,43087.59%
18003,9160.00%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White178,768
Two or More Races2,795
Asian2,142
Black or African American1,739
Some Other Race358
American Indian and Alaska Native116
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander66

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

Butler County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Butler County, Pennsylvania Median Age

43.1


Total

41.9


Male

44.2


Female

Butler County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 147,431 adults, (32,091 of whom are seniors) in Butler County, Pennsylvania.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

94,137

50.62%

Male

91,847

49.38%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Butler County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Butler County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.8%9.2%
All76.2%23.8%
Male72.7%27.3%
Female60.2%39.8%
Non Family55.6%44.4%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Butler County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All75,5962.3876.2
Married41,8442.9790.8
Non Family24,3401.2255.6
Female6,1072.7560.2
Male3,3052.8172.7

2.89

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Butler County, Pennsylvania Households

Butler County, Pennsylvania Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9371.48%
9th to 12th Grade5,7854.42%
High School Graduate43,71433.39%
Some College21,09316.11%
Associates Degree13,0489.97%
Bachelors Degree29,11722.24%
Graduate Degree16,20912.38%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White126,051118,79142,894
Asian1,5121,3951,097
Hispanic1,3431,182487
Black1,034901410
Multiple Races882840458
Other Race1499323
Native American1009413
Islander514736

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 95.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 72.55%.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,377$53,900$33,279
Less Than High School$21,437$25,994$11,533
High School Grad$31,932$40,917$22,458
Some College$39,829$51,292$30,289
Bachelors Degree$57,268$76,179$42,580
Graduate Degree$72,492$92,698$58,617

$43,377

Average Earnings

$53,900

Average Male

$33,279

Average Female

Butler County, Pennsylvania Language

Butler County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Butler County, Pennsylvania Language

97.05% of Butler County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 2.95% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.48% of the population.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Butler County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White172,15113,8158.02%
Multiple2,51158023.10%
Hispanic2,41635714.78%
Asian2,11326112.35%
Black1,19320717.35%
Other338226.51%
Islander661116.67%
Native10865.56%

8.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.43%

Male Poverty Rate

9.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Pennsylvania is Multiple, with 23.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.09%.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.30%
High School9.91%
Some College6.26%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.82%
Male Unemployed20.60%
Female Employed5.18%
Male Employed3.74%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Income

Butler County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,037$85,743
Families$83,624$102,817
Married Families$93,134$113,003
Non Families$33,825$47,347

Butler County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Butler County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Butler County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Butler County, Pennsylvania 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, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race


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

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

14,034

Number of Veterans

13,216

Male Veterans

818

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,878
First Gulf War2,394
Second Gulf War1,789
Korea1,407
World War II912

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,812
75+3,642
35 to 543,261
55 to 642,330
18 to 34989

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White13,6359.55%
Black16712.59%
Hispanic1367.74%
2 or More1299.53%
Indian4238.18%
Asian402.48%
Other2111.54%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

5.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Butler County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

64.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Butler County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Butler County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Butler County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Butler1375713155-602-4.38%
Zelienople38123690-122-3.20%
Slippery Rock36253583-42-1.16%
Seven Fields28872823-64-2.22%
Evans City18331755-78-4.26%
Mars16991645-54-3.18%
Saxonburg15221480-42-2.76%
Prospect11691125-44-3.76%
Chicora1043996-47-4.51%
Valencia55189033961.52%
Harrisville897874-23-2.56%
Harmony890856-34-3.82%
East Butler732698-34-4.64%
Connoquenessing52862810018.94%
Bruin528501-27-5.11%
Callery394387-7-1.78%
West Liberty343338-5-1.46%
Eau Claire316296-20-6.33%
Portersville235234-1-0.43%
Karns City209207-2-0.96%
Petrolia212206-6-2.83%
Fairview198195-3-1.52%
West Sunbury192187-5-2.60%
Cherry Valley6664-2-3.03%
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