Butler, Missouri Population 2020

4,012

Butler is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 4,012, it is the 162nd largest city in Missouri and the 5390th largest city in the United States. Butler is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually and its population has decreased by -4.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,219 in 2010. Butler reached it's highest population of 4,221 in 2011. Spanning over 4 miles, Butler has a population density of 987 people per square mile.

The average household income in Butler is $47,822 with a poverty rate of 16.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $682 per month, and the median house value is $82,100. The median age in Butler is 33.2 years, 30.8 years for males, and 35.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.2 males.

Butler Demographics

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

  • White: 93.61%
  • Black or African American: 3.89%
  • Native American: 1.30%
  • Two or more races: 0.94%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Butler, Missouri is 4,012, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,038.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,219.

Butler, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,89893.61%
Black or African American1623.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native541.30%
Two or More Races390.94%
Some Other Race110.26%

Butler Population Pyramid 2020

Butler Median Age

33.2


Total

30.8


Male

35.9


Female

Butler Adults

There are 2,998 adults, (734 of whom are seniors) in Butler.

Butler Age Dependency

83.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler Sex Ratio

Female

2,155

51.75%

Male

2,009

48.25%

Butler Households and Families

Butler Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Butler Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.2%36.8%
All54.7%45.3%
Non Family53.9%46.1%
Male47.2%52.8%
Female26.7%73.3%

54.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7062.354.7
Non Family6981.1253.9
Married6633.4163.2
Male2292.7347.2
Female1162.2626.7

3.01

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

9.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Butler Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade853.15%
9th to 12th Grade2268.37%
High School Graduate1,22445.32%
Some College63323.44%
Associates Degree1405.18%
Bachelors Degree27410.14%
Graduate Degree1194.41%

Butler Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,4732,178371
Black11511113
Hispanic4533
Native American40409
Multiple Races3232

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 native american people with a rate of 22.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,573$39,449$25,491
Less Than High School$13,125$13,681$
High School Grad$26,639$32,188$26,213
Some College$21,154$$12,500
Bachelors Degree$47,414$53,917$43,920
Graduate Degree$38,750$$43,984

$26,573

Average Earnings

$39,449

Average Male

$25,491

Average Female

Butler Language

Butler Language by Age

Butler Language

97.44% of Butler residents speak only English, while 2.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.27% of the population.

Butler Poverty

Butler Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,57658416.33%
Hispanic973435.05%
Native542138.89%
Other1111100.00%

16.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.00%

Male Poverty Rate

18.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler is White, with 16.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.36%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.97%
Some College16.35%
High School9.47%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.89%
Female Employed13.82%
Male Employed11.55%
Male Unemployed9.78%

Butler Income

Butler Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,230$47,822
Families$55,147$61,920
Married Families$59,280-
Non Families$21,758$25,207

Butler Marital Status

Butler Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Butler Married by Age and Sex

Butler Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Butler Marital Status by Race

Butler Veterans

313

Number of Veterans

250

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War89
First Gulf War77
Vietnam71
Korea34
World War II26
Name Veterans % of Total
White2729.76%
2 or More2268.75%
Indian1935.19%
Hispanic48.89%

$Butler Veterans by Education

6.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler Employment Status

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

9.3%

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

67.60%

Born in Missouri

99.62%

Native Born

0.38%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.62% of Butler residents were born in the United States, with 67.60% 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 North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,012-13-0.32%
20194,025-13-0.32%
20184,038-4-0.10%
20174,042-13-0.32%
20164,055-4-0.10%
20154,059-44-1.07%
20144,103180.44%
20134,085-49-1.19%
20124,134-87-2.06%
20114,22160.14%
20104,21560.01%
20004,2091100.27%
19904,099-8-0.02%
19804,1071230.30%
19703,9841930.50%
19603,7914581.30%
19503,3333751.20%
19402,9582520.89%
19302,70640.01%
19202,702-192-0.68%
19102,894-264-0.87%
19003,1583461.17%
18902,8120.00%