Butler County, Iowa Population 2022

Butler County, Iowa's estimated population is 14,181 with a growth rate of -0.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Butler County, Iowa is the 55th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 Population was 14,916 and has seen a growth of -4.93% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18603,7240.00%
18709,9516,227167.21%
188014,2934,34243.63%
189015,4631,1708.19%
190017,9552,49216.12%
191017,119-836-4.66%
192017,8457264.24%
193017,617-228-1.28%
194017,9863692.09%
195017,394-592-3.29%
196017,467730.42%
197016,953-514-2.94%
198017,6687154.22%
199015,731-1,937-10.96%
201014,916-815-5.18%
201114,966500.34%
201214,97150.03%
201314,97540.03%
201414,959-16-0.11%
201514,881-78-0.52%
201614,702-179-1.20%
201714,592-110-0.75%
201814,525-67-0.46%
201914,439-86-0.59%
202014,353-86-0.60%
202114,267-86-0.60%
202214,181-86-0.60%
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Butler County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,10097.19%
Black or African American1220.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.17%
Asian820.57%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.08%
Some Other Race290.20%
Two or More Races1380.95%
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Butler County, Iowa Population by Race

Butler County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2022

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Butler County, Iowa Median Age

43.9


Total

42.7


Male

45.8


Female

Butler County, Iowa Adults

There are 11,233 adults, (3,269 of whom are seniors) in Butler County, Iowa.

Butler County, Iowa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

7,278

50.17%

Male

7,230

49.83%

Butler County, Iowa Population by Age

Butler County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Butler County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
All77.3%22.7%
Male70.7%29.3%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
Female41.1%58.9%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Butler County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1532.3277.3
Married3,5302.8389.5
Male2633.0470.7
Female4262.8841.1
Non Family1,9341.1663.9

2.77

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Butler County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1981.93%
9th to 12th Grade4674.54%
High School Graduate3,80637.02%
Some College2,42223.56%
Associates Degree1,52214.80%
Bachelors Degree1,44014.01%
Graduate Degree4274.15%
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Butler County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Butler County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian827362
2+ Races615823
Hispanic10110122
White9,9769,3361,769
Native American25134
Black59589
Islander1212
Other Race1111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.61%.

Butler County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,518$48,209$28,440
Less Than 9th Grade$25,375$41,250$16,563
High School Graduate$37,285$46,903$22,394
Some College$36,750$49,632$27,059
Bachelors Degree$48,819$51,413$42,500
Graduate Degree$60,288$61,786$58,542

$39,518

Average Earnings

$48,209

Average Male

$28,440

Average Female

Butler County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Butler County, Iowa Language by Age

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Butler County, Iowa Language

97.93% of Butler County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.75% of the population.

Butler County, Iowa Language

Butler County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native251456.00%
Asian823846.34%
Multiple1371913.87%
White13,7321,49810.91%
Black11643.45%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic210146.67%

11.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.13%

Male Poverty Rate

11.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Iowa is Native, with 56.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 6.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.39%.

Butler County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.42%
High School8.41%
Some College10.02%
Bachelors or Greater4.92%

Butler County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.41%
Male Unemployed31.79%
Female Employed8.37%
Female Unemployed22.33%

Butler County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Butler County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,473$70,729
Families$68,904$80,318
Married Families$78,534-
Non Families$32,033$46,066
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Income by Household Type

Butler County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

60.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Butler County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Butler County, Iowa 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 55-64.

Butler County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Butler County, Iowa Marital Status

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946

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War118
First Gulf War120
Vietnam369
Korea134
World War II76

Butler County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3443
35 to 54148
55 to 6487
65 to 74305
75+363

Butler County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9258.46%
Other Race11100.00%
2+ Races1010.10%
Hispanic1713.28%

Butler County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Butler County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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7.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Butler County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Butler County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Butler County, Iowa 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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86.61%

Born in Butler County, Iowa

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.75% of Butler County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 86.61% having been born in Iowa. 0.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Butler County, Iowa 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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