Buttonwillow, California Population 2022

1,303
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Buttonwillow is a city located in Kern County California. With a 2020 population of 1,303, it is the 953rd largest city in California and the 13385th largest city in the United States. Buttonwillow is currently declining at a rate of -1.29% annually and its population has decreased by -2.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,337 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Buttonwillow has a population density of 188 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buttonwillow is $48,793 with a poverty rate of 36.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $929 per month, and the median house value is $143,800. The median age in Buttonwillow is 21.2 years, 18.6 years for males, and 25.3 years for females.

Buttonwillow Demographics

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

  • White: 81.33%
  • Other race: 9.93%
  • Two or more races: 8.29%
  • Black or African American: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Buttonwillow, California is 1,303 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,337.

Buttonwillow, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,08981.33%
Black or African American60.45%
Some Other Race1339.93%
Two or More Races1118.29%
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Buttonwillow Population by Race

Buttonwillow Population Pyramid 2022

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Buttonwillow Median Age

24.2


Total

24.1


Male

24.8


Female

Buttonwillow Adults

There are 773 adults, (44 of whom are seniors) in Buttonwillow.

Buttonwillow Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

77.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Buttonwillow Sex Ratio

Female

644

48.10%

Male

695

51.90%

Buttonwillow Population by Age

Buttonwillow Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buttonwillow Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family66.7%33.3%
Female57.1%42.9%
All44.6%55.4%
Married35.8%64.2%
Male25%75%

44.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buttonwillow Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3833.4844.6
Married2044.0935.8
Male324.6925
Female843.3757.1
Non Family63066.7

3.85

Average Family Size

3.48

Average Household Size

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Buttonwillow Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade19930.90%
9th to 12th Grade6810.56%
High School Graduate27442.55%
Some College6510.09%
Associates Degree152.33%
Bachelors Degree233.57%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Buttonwillow Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buttonwillow Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black666
Other Race54306
White12311411
Hispanic5132556
2+ Races9922

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 100.00%.

Buttonwillow Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,901$29,306$19,583
Less Than 9th Grade$22,583$28,750$19,583
High School Graduate$23,469$26,250$17,159
Some College$32,045$41,625$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,901

Average Earnings

$29,306

Average Male

$19,583

Average Female

Buttonwillow Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buttonwillow Language by Age

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Buttonwillow Language

25.50% of Buttonwillow residents speak only English, while 74.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 74.50% of the population.

Buttonwillow Language

Buttonwillow Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black66100.00%
Multiple1115953.15%
Hispanic1,13945239.68%
White1802916.11%
Other6NaN%

36.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.10%

Male Poverty Rate

37.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buttonwillow

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buttonwillow is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.44%.

Buttonwillow Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.81%
High School22.26%
Some College23.75%
Bachelors or Greater26.09%

Buttonwillow Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed16.20%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed15.17%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Buttonwillow Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buttonwillow Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,548$47,735
Families$31,583$46,636
Married Families--
Non Families$43,295$42,300
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Income by Household Type

Buttonwillow Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Buttonwillow Married by Age and Sex

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Buttonwillow 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.

Buttonwillow Marital Status by Race

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Buttonwillow Marital Status

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3

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3
First Gulf War
Vietnam
Korea
World War II

Buttonwillow Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 343
35 to 54
55 to 64
65 to 74
75+

Buttonwillow Veterans by Age

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Buttonwillow Veterans by Race

Buttonwillow Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buttonwillow Veterans by Education

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Buttonwillow Employment by Age

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Buttonwillow Employment by Race

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Buttonwillow 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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58.85%

Born in Buttonwillow

64.38%

Native Born

35.62%

Foreign Born

32.41%

Non Citizen

3.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.38% of Buttonwillow residents were born in the United States, with 58.85% having been born in California. 32.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Buttonwillow Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,5080.00%
20111,491-17-1.13%
20121,474-17-1.14%
20131,457-17-1.15%
20141,440-17-1.17%
20151,423-17-1.18%
20161,406-17-1.19%
20171,389-17-1.21%
20181,372-17-1.22%
20191,355-17-1.24%
20201,337-18-1.33%
20211,320-17-1.27%
20221,303-17-1.29%

Buttonwillow Population by Year