Butler County, Nebraska Population 2021

Butler County, Nebraska's estimated population is 7,962 with a growth rate of -0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Butler County, Nebraska is the 37th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 8,374 and has seen a growth of -4.92% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20217,962-27-0.34%
20207,989-27-0.34%
20198,016-27-0.34%
20188,043110.14%
20178,032360.45%
20167,996-62-0.77%
20158,058-123-1.50%
20148,181-50-0.61%
20138,231-21-0.25%
20128,252-4-0.05%
20118,256-118-1.41%
20108,374-227-2.64%
19908,601-729-7.81%
19809,330-131-1.38%
19709,461-851-8.25%
196010,312-1,120-9.80%
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%
1860270.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.34%
County Website
Founded
1868
County Seat
2010 Population
8,374
Growth Since 2010
-4.92%
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Butler County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,73996.39%
Two or More Races1201.49%
Some Other Race680.85%
Asian560.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.42%
Black or African American120.15%
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Butler County, Nebraska Population by Race

Butler County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Butler County, Nebraska Median Age

43.3


Total

42.6


Male

43.9


Female

Butler County, Nebraska Adults

There are 6,127 adults, (1,642 of whom are seniors) in Butler County, Nebraska.

Butler County, Nebraska Age Dependency

79

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

4,026

50.14%

Male

4,003

49.86%

Butler County, Nebraska Population by Age

Butler County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Butler County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
Male78.6%21.4%
All77.9%22.1%
Non Family66.8%33.2%
Female50%50%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Butler County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3632.3477.9
Married1,8642.9887.8
Non Family1,1921.1466.8
Female1903.1150
Male1172.9278.6

2.94

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Butler County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1382.49%
9th to 12th Grade2494.49%
High School Graduate2,08237.55%
Some College1,17521.19%
Associates Degree71412.88%
Bachelors Degree88215.91%
Graduate Degree3045.48%
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Butler County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Butler County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,3195,0001,155
Hispanic144764
2+ Races565413
Other Race4328
Asian261414
Native American1616
Black66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.85%.

Butler County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,027$46,438$31,453
Less Than 9th Grade$33,030$33,292$24,306
High School Graduate$35,607$41,963$23,913
Some College$40,141$50,862$29,282
Bachelors Degree$44,643$54,167$41,042
Graduate Degree$58,304$54,750$61,375

$40,027

Average Earnings

$46,438

Average Male

$31,453

Average Female

Butler County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Butler County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Butler County, Nebraska Language

94.51% of Butler County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 5.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.12% of the population.

Butler County, Nebraska Language

Butler County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,4024686.32%
Hispanic2747326.64%
Asian562850.00%
Multiple1192218.49%

7.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.84%

Male Poverty Rate

7.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Nebraska is Asian, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Nebraska is White, with 6.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.86%.

Butler County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.13%
High School7.34%
Some College5.84%
Bachelors or Greater2.57%

Butler County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed35.00%
Male Unemployed11.86%
Female Employed5.60%
Male Employed3.05%

Butler County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Butler County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,979$71,463
Families$76,674$85,267
Married Families$81,250-
Non Families$36,824$43,534
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Income by Household Type

Butler County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Butler County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Butler County, Nebraska Marital Status

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569

Number of Veterans

519

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam208
Second Gulf War91
First Gulf War68
Korea63
World War II23

Butler County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+188
65 to 74152
55 to 64113
35 to 54102
18 to 3414

Butler County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5699.56%
Hispanic52.84%

Butler County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Butler County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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4.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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67.3%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Butler County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Butler County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Butler County, Nebraska 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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84.23%

Born in Butler County, Nebraska

97.80%

Native Born

2.20%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

1.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.80% of Butler County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 84.23% having been born in Nebraska. 0.93% 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

  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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