Butler County, Alabama Population 2021

Butler County, Alabama's estimated population is 19,082 with a growth rate of -0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Butler County, Alabama is the 48th largest county inAlabama. The 2010 Population was 20,932 and has seen a growth of -8.84% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202119,082-183-0.95%
202019,265-183-0.94%
201919,448-183-0.93%
201819,631-257-1.29%
201719,888-124-0.62%
201620,012-150-0.74%
201520,162-165-0.81%
201420,327-29-0.14%
201320,356-314-1.52%
201220,670-196-0.94%
201120,866-66-0.32%
201020,932-960-4.39%
199021,8922120.98%
198021,680-327-1.49%
197022,007-2,553-10.39%
196024,560-4,668-15.97%
195029,228-3,219-9.92%
194032,4472,2527.46%
193030,1956642.25%
192029,5315011.73%
191029,0303,26912.69%
190025,7614,12019.04%
189021,6411,99210.14%
188019,6494,66831.16%
187014,981-3,141-17.33%
186018,1227,28667.24%
185010,8362,15124.77%
18408,6853,03553.72%
18305,6504,245302.14%
18201,4050.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.95%
County Website
State
Founded
December 13, 1819
County Seat
2010 Population
20,932
Growth Since 2010
-8.84%
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Butler County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,28051.85%
Black or African American9,00145.40%
Two or More Races4252.14%
Asian690.35%
Some Other Race420.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.06%
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Butler County, Alabama Population by Race

Butler County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Butler County, Alabama Median Age

40.8


Total

39.1


Male

42.7


Female

Butler County, Alabama Adults

There are 15,373 adults, (3,900 of whom are seniors) in Butler County, Alabama.

Butler County, Alabama Age Dependency

72.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

10,747

54.20%

Male

9,081

45.80%

Butler County, Alabama Population by Age

Butler County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Butler County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female50.6%49.4%
Non Family57.7%42.3%
Male61.2%38.8%
All70%30%
Married85.6%14.4%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Butler County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,506370
Married3,1073.2385.6
Non Family2,1751.1857.7
Female1,0775.5750.6
Male1476.0761.2

3.78

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Butler County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6414.64%
9th to 12th Grade1,42510.31%
High School Graduate6,24445.18%
Some College2,26216.37%
Associates Degree1,0177.36%
Bachelors Degree1,3439.72%
Graduate Degree8876.42%
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Butler County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Butler County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,6346,8771,601
Black5,9154,694592
Hispanic176549
2+ Races116921
Asian534725
Other Race4223
Native American111111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Butler County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,354$30,666$23,182
Less Than 9th Grade$18,865$19,293$
High School Graduate$25,604$28,269$20,000
Some College$27,859$34,167$21,650
Bachelors Degree$41,818$48,281$38,472
Graduate Degree$52,619$76,875$43,369

$27,354

Average Earnings

$30,666

Average Male

$23,182

Average Female

Butler County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Butler County, Alabama Language by Age

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Butler County, Alabama Language

98.70% of Butler County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Butler County, Alabama Language

Butler County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,9232,93132.85%
White10,0221,19211.89%
Multiple42521851.29%
Hispanic27719168.95%
Asian692028.99%
Other42716.67%

22.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.50%

Male Poverty Rate

25.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 68.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Alabama is White, with 11.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.10%.

Butler County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.54%
High School19.35%
Some College17.09%
Bachelors or Greater5.01%

Butler County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed43.98%
Female Unemployed39.94%
Female Employed14.39%
Male Employed7.68%

Butler County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Butler County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,688$55,971
Families$50,503$65,297
Married Families$64,138-
Non Families$23,383$35,353
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Income by Household Type

Butler County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Butler County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Butler County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Butler County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Butler County, Alabama Marital Status

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1,011

Number of Veterans

928

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam445
First Gulf War171
Second Gulf War146
Korea91
World War II33

Butler County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74399
35 to 54245
75+229
55 to 64112
18 to 3426

Butler County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6267.50%
Black3665.40%
2+ Races97.03%
Asian815.09%
Native American218.18%

Butler County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Butler County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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11.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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53.7%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Butler County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Butler County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Butler County, Alabama 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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86.21%

Born in Butler County, Alabama

99.23%

Native Born

0.77%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

0.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.23% of Butler County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 86.21% having been born in Alabama. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Butler County, Alabama Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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