Butler, Alabama Population 2024

1,748

Butler is a city located in Choctaw County Alabama. Butler has a 2024 population of 1,748. It is also the county seat of Choctaw County. Butler is currently declining at a rate of -1.52% annually and its population has decreased by -5.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,858 in 2020.

The average household income in Butler is $70,503 with a poverty rate of 17.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Butler is 38.5 years, 40.9 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Butler Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Butler was:

  • White: 65.03%
  • Black or African American: 27.31%
  • Two or more races: 3.34%
  • Other race: 3.25%
  • Asian: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
6.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
258.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.92% (-110)
The current population of Butler, Alabama is 1,748 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,858.

Butler, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,57965.03%
Black or African American66327.31%
Two or more races813.34%
Other race793.25%
Asian150.62%
Native American110.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Butler Population by Race

Butler Population Pyramid 2024

Butler Median Age

38.5

Total

40.9

Male

38.2

Female

Butler Adults

There are 1,742 adults, (358 of whom are seniors) in Butler.

Butler Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler Sex Ratio

Female1,25551.69%
Male1,17348.31%

Butler Population by Age

Butler Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8672.6668.231.8
Married4183.3986.613.4
Non Family3121.1264.435.6
Female1104.0625.574.5
Male273.190100

3.49

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Butler Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade473.11%
9th to 12th Grade916.02%
High School Graduate54435.98%
Some College37124.54%
Associates Degree1318.66%
Bachelors Degree27318.06%
Graduate Degree553.64%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Butler Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Butler Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,057987292
Black36831323
2+ Races39390
Hispanic22220
Asian151313
Native American1100
Other Race990

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 86.67%.

Butler Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$42,089$49,926$35,505
Less Than 9th Grade$26,058$0$0
High School Graduate$41,679$41,936$24,750
Some College$42,946$59,271$36,538
Bachelors Degree$50,756$52,326$26,923
Graduate Degree$69,091$0$68,523

$42,089

Average Earnings

$49,926

Average Male

$35,505

Average Female

Butler Earnings by Educational Attainment

Butler Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Butler Language

97.55% of Butler residents speak only English, while 2.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.96% of the population.

Butler Language

Butler Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black58834458.5%
White1,517583.82%
Hispanic9977.07%

17.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.05%

Male Poverty Rate

20.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler is Black, with 58.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler is White, with 3.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.51%.

Butler Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.59%
High School23.54%
Some College8.76%
Bachelors or Greater6.71%

Butler Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed7.52%
Male Employed4.07%
Female Unemployed0%

Butler Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Butler Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$47,250$70,503
Families$87,841$88,018
Married Families$102,857$-999,999,999
Non Families-$39,323

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Butler Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Butler Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Butler Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Butler Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Butler Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

197

Number of Veterans

188

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War84
Vietnam55
First Gulf War29
Korea29
World War II0

Butler Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5479
65 to 7460
75+36
18 to 3422
55 to 640

Butler Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1219.84%
Black7617.35%

Butler Veterans by Race

Butler Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Butler Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Butler Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Butler Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

43.2%

Born in Butler

99.38%

Native Born

0.62%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

0.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.38% of Butler residents were born in the United States, with 43.2% having been born in Alabama. 0.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Butler Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,610-28-1.71%
20281,638-27-1.62%
20271,665-28-1.65%
20261,693-27-1.57%
20251,720-28-1.6%
20241,748-27-1.52%
20231,775-28-1.55%
20221,803-34-1.85%
20211,837-21-1.13%
20201,8581357.84%
20191,723-39-2.21%
20181,762-27-1.51%
20171,789-28-1.54%
20161,817-33-1.78%
20151,850-18-0.96%
20141,868-17-0.9%
20131,885-26-1.36%
20121,911-12-0.62%
20111,923-30-1.54%
20101,95300%

Butler Population by Year