Butler, Missouri Population 2022

4,220
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Butler is a city located in Bates County Missouri. Butler has a 2020 population of 4,220. It is also the county seat of Bates County. Butler is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,220 in 2010.

The average household income in Butler is $47,301 with a poverty rate of 22.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $624 per month, and the median house value is $87,400. The median age in Butler is 36.6 years, 32.2 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Butler Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Butlerwas:

  • White: 91.71%
  • Black or African American: 4.19%
  • Two or more races: 1.65%
  • Native American: 1.45%
  • Other race: 0.58%
  • Asian: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Butler, Missouri is 4,220 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,220.

Butler, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,78391.71%
Black or African American1734.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native601.45%
Asian170.41%
Some Other Race240.58%
Two or More Races681.65%
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Butler Population by Race

Butler Population Pyramid 2022

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Butler Median Age

40.1


Total

35.7


Male

45.3


Female

Butler Adults

There are 3,027 adults, (886 of whom are seniors) in Butler.

Butler Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler Sex Ratio

Female

2,123

51.47%

Male

2,002

48.53%

Butler Population by Age

Butler Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Butler Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male72.7%27.3%
Married63.8%36.2%
All48.8%51.2%
Female36.4%63.6%
Non Family36.2%63.8%

48.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Butler Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7702.1848.8
Married5313.2663.8
Male2093.0672.7
Female1623.3936.4
Non Family8681.0936.2

3.06

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Butler Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade973.48%
9th to 12th Grade1545.53%
High School Graduate1,46352.55%
Some College59421.34%
Associates Degree1605.75%
Bachelors Degree2659.52%
Graduate Degree511.83%
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Butler Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Butler Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,5372,307303
Black13012413
Native American3636
Other Race2424
2+ Races3636
Hispanic4530

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.94%.

Butler Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,998$39,708$25,113
Less Than 9th Grade$13,281$$
High School Graduate$25,343$21,458$26,413
Some College$27,477$54,500$24,226
Bachelors Degree$49,231$63,990$32,159
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,998

Average Earnings

$39,708

Average Male

$25,113

Average Female

Butler Earnings by Educational Attainment

Butler Language by Age

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Butler Language

98.02% of Butler residents speak only English, while 1.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Butler Language

Butler Poverty by Race

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22.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.22%

Male Poverty Rate

29.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler is White, with 24.62% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.55%.

Butler Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.98%
High School24.51%
Some College11.14%
Bachelors or Greater9.60%

Butler Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.52%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed13.86%
Female Unemployed71.83%

Butler Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Butler Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,186$43,549
Families$48,182$59,959
Married Families$57,933-
Non Families$20,229$23,109
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Income by Household Type

Butler Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Butler Married by Age and Sex

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Butler Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Butler Marital Status by Race

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Butler Marital Status

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334

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War94
First Gulf War118
Vietnam80
Korea32
World War II10

Butler Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3429
35 to 5498
55 to 6443
65 to 7477
75+87

Butler Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White31711.44%
Native American1118.33%
2+ Races616.67%

Butler Veterans by Race

Butler Veterans by Education

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5.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler Veterans by Education

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48.4%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

Butler Employment by Age

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Butler Employment by Race

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Butler Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.12%

Born in Butler

98.30%

Native Born

1.70%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.30% of Butler residents were born in the United States, with 68.12% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Butler Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18902,8120.00%
19003,1583461.17%
19102,894-264-0.87%
19202,702-192-0.68%
19302,70640.01%
19402,9582520.89%
19503,3333751.20%
19603,7914581.30%
19703,9841930.50%
19804,1071230.30%
19904,099-8-0.02%
20004,2091100.27%
20104,219100.02%
20114,2190.00%
20124,2190.00%
20134,2190.00%
20144,2190.00%
20154,2190.00%
20164,2190.00%
20174,2190.00%
20184,2190.00%
20194,2190.00%
20204,22010.02%
20214,2200.00%
20224,2200.00%

Butler Population by Year