Butler County, Pennsylvania Population 2019

Butler County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 187,004 with a growth rate of 0.41% 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
2018187,8888840.47%
2017187,0047560.41%
2016186,2483110.17%
2015185,9371830.10%
2014185,7546770.37%
2013185,0771780.10%
2012184,8992550.14%
2011184,6445520.30%
2010184,09232,07921.10%
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%

How Many People Live in Butler County, Pennsylvania?

187,004

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White178,76896.12%
Two or More Races2,7951.50%
Asian2,1421.15%
Black or African American1,7390.94%
Some Other Race3580.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native1160.06%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander660.04%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2019

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

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

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 Education

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 asian people with a rate of 72.55%.

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 non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, 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%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.30%
High School9.91%
Some College6.26%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%
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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans

14,034

Number of Veterans

13,216

Male Veterans

818

Female Veterans

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

64.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Butler County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

82.33%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.85%

Native Born

2.15%

Foreign Born

0.95%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.85% of Butler County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 82.33% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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%
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