Butler County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Butler County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 187,108 with a growth rate of 0.61% 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
2017187,1081,1340.61%
2016185,974-233-0.13%
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
White178,887
Two or More Races2,510
Black or African American2,038
Asian1,919
Some Other Race421
American Indian and Alaska Native144
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander55

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

Butler County, Pennsylvania 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, Pennsylvania Median Age

43


Total

41.7


Male

44.1


Female

Butler County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 147,105 adults, (31,616 of which are seniors) in Butler County, Pennsylvania.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

94,045

50.57%

Male

91,929

49.43%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Butler County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Butler County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.3%8.7%
All76.7%23.3%
Male72.2%27.8%
Female59.2%40.8%
Non Family56.2%43.8%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Butler County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All74,7622.4176.7
Married41,7472.9991.3
Non Family23,8681.2356.2
Female5,9272.7959.2
Male3,2202.9572.2

2.92

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

4.9%

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 Grade2,3131.77%
9th to 12th Grade6,1514.71%
High School Graduate44,59134.18%
Some College21,41816.42%
Associates Degree12,5589.63%
Bachelors Degree27,83921.34%
Graduate Degree15,59211.95%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White125,900117,89941,285
Asian1,3021,169883
Hispanic1,2361,061424
Black1,051952440
Multiple Races877829419
Other Race16910221
Native American12611717
Islander454233

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 94.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 73.33%.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,602$52,232$31,634
Less Than High School$20,427$25,227$13,585
High School Grad$31,011$39,491$21,742
Some College$37,549$49,606$28,882
Bachelors Degree$56,656$76,694$41,888
Graduate Degree$71,367$92,166$54,308

$41,602

Average Earnings

$52,232

Average Male

$31,634

Average Female

Butler County, Pennsylvania Language

Butler County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Butler County, Pennsylvania Language

97.04% of Butler County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 2.96% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.51% of the population.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Butler County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White172,55413,9328.07%
Multiple2,29638916.94%
Hispanic2,31836015.53%
Asian1,91429415.36%
Black1,36826619.44%
Other402266.47%
Native1372417.52%
Islander55916.36%

8.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.52%

Male Poverty Rate

9.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 19.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 6.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.49%.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.50%
High School9.25%
Some College6.61%
Bachelors or Greater2.17%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.38%
Male Unemployed18.25%
Female Employed5.17%
Male Employed3.60%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Income

Butler County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,345$82,307
Families$80,905$98,959
Married Families$90,436$108,858
Non Families$32,064$44,795

Butler County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Butler County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

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

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

14,377

Number of Veterans

13,633

Male Veterans

744

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,879
First Gulf War2,208
Second Gulf War1,652
Korea1,597
World War II1,122

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+3,878
65 to 743,716
35 to 543,262
55 to 642,600
18 to 34921

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White13,9359.78%
Black21114.26%
Hispanic1398.54%
2 or More1159.48%
Indian5741.01%
Asian362.55%
Other2310.85%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

6.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Butler County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

64%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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