Butler County, Nebraska Population 2024

8,431

Butler County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 8,431 with a growth rate of 0.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Butler County, Nebraska is the 34th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 population was 8,374 and has seen a growth of 0.68% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,44120.02%
20288,43920.02%
20278,43720.02%
20268,43520.02%
20258,43320.02%
20248,43120.02%
20238,42920.02%
20228,42720.02%
20218,425800.96%
20208,3453554.44%
20197,990-32-0.4%
20188,022-6-0.07%
20178,028430.54%
20167,985-68-0.84%
20158,053-122-1.49%
20148,175-53-0.64%
20138,228-22-0.27%
20128,250-5-0.06%
20118,255-119-1.42%
20108,374
19908,601-729-7.81%
19809,330-131-1.38%
19709,461-851-8.25%
196010,312-1,120-9.8%
195011,432-1,674-12.77%
194013,106-1,304-9.05%
193014,410-196-1.34%
192014,606-797-5.17%
191015,403-300-1.91%
190015,7032491.61%
189015,4546,26068.09%
18809,1947,904612.71%
18701,2901,2634677.78%
186027-8,414-99.68%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.02% (2)
County Website
Butler County
County Seat
2010 Population
8,374
Area
585 mi²
Density
14 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
0.68% (57)
Founded
1868

Butler County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,74192.45%
Two or more races2893.45%
Other race2643.15%
Native American630.75%
Black or African American100.12%
Asian60.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Butler County, Nebraska Population by Race

Butler County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Butler County, Nebraska Median Age

43

Total

43.2

Male

42.8

Female

Butler County, Nebraska Adults

There are 6,406 adults, (1,719 of whom are seniors) in Butler County, Nebraska.

Butler County, Nebraska Age Dependency

78.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female4,18149.93%
Male4,19250.07%

Butler County, Nebraska Population by Age

Butler County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,5082.348119
Married1,9413.0393.36.7
Non Family1,2491.1963.136.9
Female1972.8965.534.5
Male1212.495.94.1
showing: 5 rows

2.95

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Butler County, Nebraska Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Butler County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Butler County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Butler County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,148

Average Earnings

$59,667

Average Male

$37,569

Average Female

Butler County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Butler County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Butler County, Nebraska Language

92.86% of Butler County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 7.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.4% of the population.

Butler County, Nebraska Language

Butler County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,5205957.91%
Hispanic3854210.91%
Other264155.68%
Native5858.62%
Multiple28551.75%
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7.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.51%

Male Poverty Rate

8.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 10.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 1.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.32%.

Butler County, Nebraska Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.56%
High School9.9%
Some College6.3%
Bachelors or Greater3.42%
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Butler County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed16.67%
Male Unemployed8%
Female Employed7.66%
Male Employed4.45%
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Butler County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Butler County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Butler County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

59.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Butler County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Butler County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Butler County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Butler County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

512

Number of Veterans

508

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Butler County, Nebraska Veterans by War

count

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Butler County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

count

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Butler County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Butler County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Butler County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Butler County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Butler County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.57%

Born in Butler County, Nebraska

97.77%

Native Born

2.23%

Foreign Born

1.67%

Non Citizen

0.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.77% of Butler County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 82.57% having been born in Nebraska. 1.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Butler County, Nebraska Place of Birth

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