Butler, Missouri Population 2023

4,220

Butler is a city located in Bates County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Bates County. With a 2023 population of 4,220, it is the 169th largest city in Missouri and the 7353rd largest city in the United States.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 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Butler has a population density of 1,038 people per square mile.

The average household income in Butler is $47,301 with a poverty rate of 26.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Butler is 40.1 years, 35.7 years for males, and 45.3 years for females.

Butler Demographics

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

  • 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 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Butler Population by Race

Butler Population Pyramid 2023

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

92.7

Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler Sex Ratio

Female2,12351.47%
Male2,00248.53%

Butler Population by Age

Butler Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.06

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

48.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Butler Households and Families

Male

Female

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

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 10.54%.

Butler Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$26,998

Average Earnings

$39,708

Average Male

$25,113

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

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

rate

26.77%

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 29.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler is White, with 29.53% 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

Butler Poverty Rate by Education

Butler Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Butler Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Butler Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

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

Butler Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Butler Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

334

Number of Veterans

274

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

Butler Veterans by War

Butler Veterans by Age

count

Butler Veterans by Race

Butler Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.4%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

10.7%

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

66.59%

Born in Butler

96.09%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.09% of Butler residents were born in the United States, with 66.59% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Butler Population by Year