Butler, Alabama Population 2020

1,695

Butler is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,695, it is the 208th largest city in Alabama and the 8257th largest city in the United States. Butler is currently declining at a rate of -1.28% annually and its population has decreased by -10.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,894 in 2010. Butler reached it's highest population of 1,913 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Butler has a population density of 251 people per square mile.

The average household income in Butler is $51,712 with a poverty rate of 26.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $518 per month, and the median house value is $88,600. The median age in Butler is 38.2 years, 38.4 years for males, and 36.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 71.3 males.

Butler Demographics

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

  • White: 70.04%
  • Black or African American: 29.17%
  • Two or more races: 0.47%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Butler, Alabama is 1,695, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,739.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,894.

Butler, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,49670.04%
Black or African American62329.17%
Two or More Races100.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.19%
Some Other Race30.14%

Butler Population Pyramid 2020

Butler Median Age

38.2


Total

38.4


Male

36.9


Female

Butler Adults

There are 1,563 adults, (322 of whom are seniors) in Butler.

Butler Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler Sex Ratio

Female

1,247

58.38%

Male

889

41.62%

Butler Households and Families

Butler Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Butler Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married95.1%4.9%
All59.4%40.6%
Non Family35.7%64.3%
Female35%65%

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8152.4659.4
Married3253.2295.1
Non Family3111.0935.7
Female1773.4335
Male26100

3.28

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Butler Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade926.39%
9th to 12th Grade17412.08%
High School Graduate48533.68%
Some College35024.31%
Associates Degree996.88%
Bachelors Degree16411.39%
Graduate Degree765.28%

Butler Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,054882223
Black34526817
Hispanic3017
Multiple Races77
Native American4
Other Race33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.16%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,985$54,073$26,853
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$69,833$25,500
Some College$29,779$52,768$26,923
Bachelors Degree$60,602$61,065$
Graduate Degree$38,929$$38,214

$31,985

Average Earnings

$54,073

Average Male

$26,853

Average Female

Butler Language

Butler Language by Age

Butler Language

98.07% of Butler residents speak only English, while 1.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.78% of the population.

Butler Poverty

Butler Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black59731051.93%
White1,34718613.81%
Hispanic654873.85%
Multiple10770.00%

26.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.15%

Male Poverty Rate

28.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler is Hispanic, with 73.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler is White, with 13.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School61.34%
Some College18.12%
High School14.39%
Bachelors or Greater4.78%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed81.82%
Female Employed8.67%
Male Employed1.88%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Butler Income

Butler Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,319$51,712
Families$62,500$64,457
Married Families$82,730-
Non Families$15,417$25,657

Butler Marital Status

Butler Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Butler Married by Age and Sex

Butler 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 55-64.

Butler Marital Status by Race

Butler Veterans

100

Number of Veterans

89

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea23
Vietnam23
Second Gulf War20
First Gulf War13
World War II10

$Butler Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler Employment Status

45.9%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Butler 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

41.90%

Born in Alabama

98.83%

Native Born

1.17%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.83% of Butler residents were born in the United States, with 41.90% having been born in Alabama. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,695-22-1.28%
20191,717-22-1.27%
20181,739-21-1.19%
20171,760-22-1.23%
20161,782-29-1.60%
20151,811-17-0.93%
20141,828-16-0.87%
20131,844-25-1.34%
20121,869-10-0.53%
20111,879-34-1.78%
20101,9130.00%