Butler, Wisconsin Population 2024

1,759

Butler is a city located in Waukesha County Wisconsin. Butler has a 2024 population of 1,759. Butler is currently declining at a rate of -0.4% annually and its population has decreased by -1.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,786 in 2020.

The average household income in Butler is $69,270 with a poverty rate of 9.28%. The median age in Butler is 45.1 years: 39.2 years for males, and 46 years for females.

Butler Demographics

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

  • White: 85.26%
  • Black or African American: 6.19%
  • Asian: 4.62%
  • Two or more races: 2.68%
  • Other race: 1%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,250.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.51% (-27)
The current population of Butler, Wisconsin is 1,759 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,786.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,62585.26%
Black or African American1186.19%
Asian884.62%
Two or more races512.68%
Other race191%
Native American50.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Butler Population by Race

Butler Population Pyramid 2024

Butler Median Age

45.1

Total

39.2

Male

46

Female

Butler Adults

There are 1,619 adults, (332 of whom are seniors) in Butler.

Butler Age Dependency

48.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler Sex Ratio

Female96250.47%
Male94449.53%

Butler Population by Age

Butler Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8632.24159
Non Family4631.2924.675.4
Married3113.563.736.3
Female772.5346.853.2
Male121.835050

3.07

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

41.0%

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 Grade1047.3%
Associates Degree15310.74%
Bachelors Degree28419.94%
Graduate Degree1329.27%
High School Graduate47533.36%
Less Than 9th Grade80.56%
Some College26818.82%

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
White1,1631,083303
Black987424
Asian888867
Hispanic46385
2+ Races323217
Other Race19190
Native American550

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.14%.

Butler Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$54,143$68,542$50,625
Graduate Degree$51,513$79,605$36,875
High School Graduate$49,022$49,946$0
Less Than 9th Grade$17,778$0$0
Overall$48,056$54,167$37,143
Some College$40,707$51,094$33,482

$48,056

Average Earnings

$54,167

Average Male

$37,143

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

88.88% of Butler residents speak only English, while 11.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.43% of the population.

Butler Language

Butler Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,5641419.02%
Black1182319.49%
Asian8877.95%
Native5240%

9.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.42%

Male Poverty Rate

13.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler is Native, with 40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler is Asian, with 7.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.51%.

Butler Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade66.96%
Some College9.5%
High School8.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.61%

Butler Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.22%
Male Employed2.85%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

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$101,667$94,635
Households$53,051$69,270
Married Families$104,813$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,156$45,327

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Butler Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

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 35-44, 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

50

Number of Veterans

50

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam16
First Gulf War10
Korea1
World War II1
Second Gulf War0

Butler Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+17
55 to 6413
35 to 5410
65 to 7410
18 to 340

Butler Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White503.65%
Hispanic613.04%

Butler Veterans by Race

Butler Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71%

Labor Force Participation

68.7%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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

67.84%

Born in Butler

89.19%

Native Born

10.81%

Foreign Born

3.41%

Non Citizen

7.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.19% of Butler residents were born in the United States, with 67.84% having been born in Wisconsin. 3.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Butler Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,725-7-0.4%
20281,732-7-0.4%
20271,739-6-0.34%
20261,745-7-0.4%
20251,752-7-0.4%
20241,759-7-0.4%
20231,766-6-0.34%
20221,772-10-0.56%
20211,782-4-0.22%
20201,786-14-0.78%
20191,800-9-0.5%
20181,809-8-0.44%
20171,817-4-0.22%
20161,821-4-0.22%
20151,825-8-0.44%
20141,833-4-0.22%
20131,837-3-0.16%
20121,84030.16%
20111,837-4-0.22%
20101,84100%

Butler Population by Year