Butte, Alaska Population 2022

3,657
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Butte is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 3,657, it is the 30th largest city in Alaska and the 7945th largest city in the United States. Butte is currently growing at a rate of 0.94% annually but its population has decreased by -5.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,888 in 2020. Spanning over 35 miles, Butte has a population density of 108 people per square mile.

The average household income in Butte is $98,663 with a poverty rate of 6.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,301 per month, and the median house value is $270,000. The median age in Butte is 36.8 years, 34.9 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Butte Demographics

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

  • White: 82.84%
  • Two or more races: 9.72%
  • Asian: 3.09%
  • Native American: 2.52%
  • Black or African American: 0.90%
  • Other race: 0.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Butte, Alaska is 3,657 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,888.

Butte, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Butte Population by Race

Butte Population Pyramid 2022

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Butte Median Age

39.8


Total

37.7


Male

41.6


Female

Butte Adults

There are 2,997 adults, (500 of whom are seniors) in Butte.

Butte Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Butte Sex Ratio

Female

1,898

48.82%

Male

1,990

51.18%

Butte Population by Age

Butte Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Butte Household Types

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Butte Households and Families

3.83

Average Family Size

3.43

Average Household Size

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Butte Households by Type

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Butte Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Butte Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 42.86%.

Butte Educational Attainment by Race

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$47,708

Average Earnings

$52,181

Average Male

$43,824

Average Female

Butte Earnings by Educational Attainment

Butte Language by Age

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Butte Language

93.58% of Butte residents speak only English, while 6.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.73% of the population.

Butte Language

Butte Poverty by Race

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6.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.39%

Male Poverty Rate

9.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butte

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butte is White, with 6.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butte is Hispanic, with 6.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.34%.

Butte Poverty

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Butte Poverty Rate by Education

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Butte Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Butte Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Butte Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Butte Married by Age and Sex

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Butte 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.

Butte Marital Status by Race

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Butte Marital Status

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396

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Butte Veterans by War

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Butte Veterans by Age

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Butte Veterans by Race

Butte Veterans by Education

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2.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butte Veterans by Education

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64.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Butte Employment by Age

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Butte Employment by Race

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Butte 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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39.79%

Born in Butte

96.53%

Native Born

3.47%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

3.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.53% of Butte residents were born in the United States, with 39.79% having been born in Alaska. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Butte Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Butte Population by Year