Butler, New Jersey Population 2024

8,214

Butler is a city located in Morris County New Jersey. Butler has a 2024 population of 8,214. Butler is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 2.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,024 in 2020.

The average household income in Butler is $118,543 with a poverty rate of 7.3%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Butler is 43.9 years, 38.5 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.

Butler Demographics

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

  • White: 81.73%
  • Other race: 7.13%
  • Two or more races: 5.18%
  • Asian: 3.97%
  • Black or African American: 1.88%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,039.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.37% (190)
The current population of Butler, New Jersey is 8,214 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,024.

Butler, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,57581.73%
Other race5747.13%
Two or more races4175.18%
Asian3193.97%
Black or African American1511.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander90.11%
Native American00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Butler Population by Race

Butler Population Pyramid 2024

Butler Median Age

43.9

Total

38.5

Male

46.4

Female

Butler Adults

There are 6,808 adults, (1,364 of whom are seniors) in Butler.

Butler Age Dependency

47.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler Sex Ratio

Female3,96849.32%
Male4,07750.68%

Butler Population by Age

Butler Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,4822.368.131.9
Married1,6102.9289.710.3
Non Family1,3611.2348.151.9
Female3763.2548.951.1
Male1352.9665.934.1

2.83

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

68.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Butler Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2193.59%
Associates Degree3615.92%
Bachelors Degree2,05833.74%
Graduate Degree65510.74%
High School Graduate1,73528.45%
Less Than 9th Grade971.59%
Some College97415.97%

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
White4,5124,3421,967
Hispanic1,1891,046432
Other Race355329165
Asian259250225
2+ Races237208137
Black959257
Islander990

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 86.87%.

Butler Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$79,250$93,935$71,098
Graduate Degree$103,333$114,000$100,000
High School Graduate$46,130$58,393$33,490
Less Than 9th Grade$54,286$60,521$0
Overall$67,857$72,277$61,135
Some College$60,388$77,070$46,023

$67,857

Average Earnings

$72,277

Average Male

$61,135

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

74.6% of Butler residents speak only English, while 25.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.6% of the population.

Butler Language

Butler Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,7223696.45%
Hispanic1,77418610.48%
Other57411219.51%
Multiple417409.59%
Black1512113.91%

7.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.78%

Male Poverty Rate

9.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler is Other, with 19.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler is White, with 6.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.8%.

Butler Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.62%
High School14.64%
Some College6.74%
Bachelors or Greater0.88%

Butler Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed46.91%
Male Unemployed23.97%
Female Employed6%
Male Employed2.78%

Butler Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Butler Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$134,432$141,748
Households$108,378$118,543
Married Families$142,454$-999,999,999
Non Families$64,137$74,604

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Butler Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

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 45-54, 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

352

Number of Veterans

288

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War134
Vietnam102
First Gulf War30
Korea20
World War II0

Butler Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54134
65 to 74132
75+41
55 to 6435
18 to 3410

Butler Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3195.51%
Black2425.26%
Hispanic201.49%
2+ Races93.42%

Butler Veterans by Race

Butler Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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

65.22%

Born in Butler

85.05%

Native Born

14.95%

Foreign Born

6.19%

Non Citizen

8.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.05% of Butler residents were born in the United States, with 65.22% having been born in New Jersey. 6.19% 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 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,451470.56%
20288,404480.57%
20278,356470.57%
20268,309480.58%
20258,261470.57%
20248,214480.59%
20238,166470.58%
20228,119-9-0.11%
20218,1281041.3%
20208,0243704.83%
20197,654160.21%
20187,638-48-0.62%
20177,686-22-0.29%
20167,708-28-0.36%
20157,73600%
20147,73650.06%
20137,731130.17%
20127,71870.09%
20117,711410.53%
20107,6702503.37%
20007,420280.38%
19907,392-224-2.94%
19807,6165658.01%
19707,0511,63730.24%
19605,4141,36433.68%
19504,05069920.86%
19403,351-41-1.21%
19303,39250617.53%
19202,88600%
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Butler Population by Year