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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Buttonwillowwas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Buttonwillow
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.