Butler County, Kansas Population 2021

Butler County, Kansas's estimated population is 67,067 with a growth rate of 0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Butler County, Kansas is the 9th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 65,901 and has seen a growth of 1.77% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202167,067780.12%
202066,989780.12%
201966,911780.12%
201866,833-12-0.02%
201766,8451930.29%
201666,6524030.61%
201566,2493880.59%
201465,8611900.29%
201365,67120.00%
201265,669-169-0.26%
201165,838-63-0.10%
201065,90115,32130.29%
199050,5805,79812.95%
198044,7826,12415.84%
197038,6582630.68%
196038,3957,39423.85%
195031,001-1,012-3.16%
194032,013-3,891-10.84%
193035,904-7,938-18.11%
192043,84220,78390.13%
191023,059-304-1.30%
190023,363-692-2.88%
189024,0555,46929.43%
188018,58615,551512.39%
18703,0352,598594.51%
18604370.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.12%
County Website
State
Founded
August 25, 1855
County Seat
2010 Population
65,901
Growth Since 2010
1.77%
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Butler County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White62,02693.00%
Black or African American1,6712.51%
Two or More Races1,5212.28%
Asian8401.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native4930.74%
Some Other Race1130.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander340.05%
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Butler County, Kansas Population by Race

Butler County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Butler County, Kansas Median Age

38.6


Total

36.8


Male

40.1


Female

Butler County, Kansas Adults

There are 49,568 adults, (9,898 of whom are seniors) in Butler County, Kansas.

Butler County, Kansas Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

32,927

49.37%

Male

33,771

50.63%

Butler County, Kansas Population by Age

Butler County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Butler County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All74.5%25.5%
Non Family61%39%
Male58.3%41.7%
Female52.6%47.4%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Butler County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,8702.5774.5
Married14,5723.1585.4
Non Family6,9861.1861
Female2,1522.852.6
Male1,1603.1158.3

3.05

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Butler County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8191.87%
9th to 12th Grade2,4745.65%
High School Graduate11,33025.86%
Some College11,54026.34%
Associates Degree4,61210.53%
Bachelors Degree8,48119.35%
Graduate Degree4,56310.41%
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Butler County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Butler County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White39,86737,32811,803
Hispanic1,6021,295481
Black926651147
2+ Races755690243
Asian516447332
Native American24219456
Other Race898228
Islander3424

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.63%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.34%.

Butler County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,185$52,117$34,583
Less Than 9th Grade$30,701$38,167$16,588
High School Graduate$33,251$44,310$19,853
Some College$40,333$48,699$29,891
Bachelors Degree$49,640$68,026$41,477
Graduate Degree$60,364$84,152$51,289

$44,185

Average Earnings

$52,117

Average Male

$34,583

Average Female

Butler County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Butler County, Kansas Language by Age

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Butler County, Kansas Language

95.98% of Butler County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 4.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.10% of the population.

Butler County, Kansas Language

Butler County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White57,5235,3559.31%
Hispanic2,86646916.36%
Multiple1,48515710.57%
Native4588819.21%
Black673345.05%
Other951212.63%

9.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.90%

Male Poverty Rate

10.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Kansas is Native, with 19.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Kansas is Black, with 5.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.61%.

Butler County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.67%
High School8.81%
Some College6.95%
Bachelors or Greater3.94%

Butler County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.51%
Male Unemployed25.36%
Male Employed4.79%
Female Employed4.13%

Butler County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Butler County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,782$80,264
Families$80,770$92,328
Married Families$87,631$100,278
Non Families$31,706$46,839
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Income by Household Type

Butler County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Butler County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Butler County, Kansas 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.

Butler County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Butler County, Kansas Marital Status

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4,899

Number of Veterans

4,609

Male Veterans

290

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,806
Second Gulf War1,204
First Gulf War1,165
Korea353
World War II168

Butler County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,247
65 to 741,230
55 to 641,002
75+928
18 to 34492

Butler County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,71310.17%
Hispanic1567.41%
2+ Races596.11%
Black595.25%
Other Race2932.58%
Native American185.81%
Asian112.09%
Islander1029.41%

Butler County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Butler County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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8.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Butler County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Butler County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Butler County, Kansas 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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69.47%

Born in Butler County, Kansas

97.16%

Native Born

2.84%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

1.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.16% of Butler County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 69.47% having been born in Kansas. 1.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Butler County, Kansas 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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