Butler County, Missouri Population 2022

Butler County, Missouri's estimated population is 41,998 with a growth rate of -0.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Butler County, Missouri is the 27th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 42,794 and has seen a growth of -1.86% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18501,6160.00%
18602,8911,27578.90%
18704,2981,40748.67%
18806,0111,71339.86%
189010,1644,15369.09%
190016,7696,60564.98%
191020,6243,85522.99%
192024,1063,48216.88%
193023,697-409-1.70%
194034,27610,57944.64%
195037,7073,43110.01%
196034,656-3,051-8.09%
197033,529-1,127-3.25%
198037,6934,16412.42%
199038,7651,0722.84%
201042,7944,02910.39%
201142,728-66-0.15%
201242,662-66-0.15%
201342,596-66-0.15%
201442,530-66-0.15%
201542,464-66-0.16%
201642,398-66-0.16%
201742,332-66-0.16%
201842,266-66-0.16%
201942,200-66-0.16%
202042,130-70-0.17%
202142,064-66-0.16%
202241,998-66-0.16%
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Butler County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,27789.92%
Black or African American2,1194.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native2870.67%
Asian3780.89%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.07%
Some Other Race850.20%
Two or More Races1,3933.27%
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Butler County, Missouri Population by Race

Butler County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Butler County, Missouri Median Age

41.2


Total

38.2


Male

43.1


Female

Butler County, Missouri Adults

There are 32,499 adults, (8,028 of whom are seniors) in Butler County, Missouri.

Butler County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

21,628

50.81%

Male

20,942

49.19%

Butler County, Missouri Population by Age

Butler County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Butler County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
Male72.7%27.3%
All63.9%36.1%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Female44.6%55.4%

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Butler County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,3582.5463.9
Married7,2973.0882.2
Male9373.7472.7
Female2,2333.6244.6
Non Family5,8911.2847.2

3.12

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Butler County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2444.24%
9th to 12th Grade3,43611.72%
High School Graduate11,42238.97%
Some College7,16724.45%
Associates Degree2,2337.62%
Bachelors Degree2,3427.99%
Graduate Degree1,4695.01%
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Butler County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Butler County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race484835
Islander313122
Asian13811694
Hispanic438336105
White26,63822,5533,502
Native American28726320
2+ Races44841019
Black1,32691755

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 other race people with a rate of 72.92%.

Butler County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,449$33,765$23,429
Less Than 9th Grade$20,332$22,083$12,195
High School Graduate$23,123$26,877$19,173
Some College$27,471$35,211$22,645
Bachelors Degree$47,237$57,328$40,412
Graduate Degree$68,750$101,612$51,222

$27,449

Average Earnings

$33,765

Average Male

$23,429

Average Female

Butler County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Butler County, Missouri Language by Age

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Butler County, Missouri Language

97.85% of Butler County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Butler County, Missouri Language

Butler County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native28712844.60%
Black1,93575438.97%
Multiple1,37848535.20%
Hispanic84322226.33%
White36,9747,53620.38%
Asian3774411.67%
Other37NaN%

21.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.41%

Male Poverty Rate

25.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Missouri is Native, with 44.60% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.73%.

Butler County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.97%
High School20.53%
Some College14.70%
Bachelors or Greater2.57%

Butler County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.19%
Male Unemployed50.78%
Female Employed9.54%
Female Unemployed67.28%

Butler County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Butler County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,227$56,276
Families$52,018$68,889
Married Families$63,897-
Non Families$19,915$30,534
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Income by Household Type

Butler County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Butler County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Butler County, Missouri 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, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Butler County, Missouri Marital Status

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3,200

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War421
First Gulf War578
Vietnam1,400
Korea190
World War II87

Butler County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34139
35 to 54667
55 to 64727
65 to 74918
75+749

Butler County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,07410.30%
Black533.48%
Asian2211.00%
2+ Races519.50%
Hispanic468.63%

Butler County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Butler County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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13.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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53.7%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Butler County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Butler County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Butler County, Missouri 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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71.84%

Born in Butler County, Missouri

98.81%

Native Born

1.19%

Foreign Born

0.46%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.81% of Butler County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 71.84% having been born in Missouri. 0.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Butler County, Missouri 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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