Butler County, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Butler County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 188,283 with a growth rate of 0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Butler County, Pennsylvania is the 20th largest county inPennsylvania. The 2010 Population was 184,115 and has seen a growth of 2.26% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021188,2832150.11%
2020188,0682150.11%
2019187,8532150.11%
2018187,6388100.43%
2017186,8285880.32%
2016186,2403040.16%
2015185,9361580.09%
2014185,7786750.36%
2013185,1031740.09%
2012184,9292420.13%
2011184,6875720.31%
2010184,11532,10221.12%
1990152,0134,1012.77%
1980147,91219,97115.61%
1970127,94113,30211.60%
1960114,63917,31917.80%
195097,3209,73011.11%
194087,5907,1108.83%
193080,4803,2104.15%
192077,2704,5816.30%
191072,68915,72727.61%
190056,9621,6232.93%
189055,3392,8035.34%
188052,53616,02643.89%
187036,5109162.57%
186035,5945,24817.29%
185030,3467,96835.61%
184022,3787,79753.47%
183014,5814,38843.05%
182010,1932,84738.76%
18107,3463,43087.59%
18003,9160.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.11% (215)
County Website
Founded
March 12, 1800
County Seat
2010 Population
184,115
Growth Since 2010
2.26% (4,168)
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Butler County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White179,09895.83%
Two or More Races3,1421.68%
Asian2,3361.25%
Black or African American1,8210.97%
Some Other Race3940.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native830.04%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.01%
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Butler County, Pennsylvania Population by Race

Butler County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid $2021

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Butler County, Pennsylvania Median Age

43.3


Total

42


Male

44.8


Female

Butler County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 149,097 adults, (34,025 of whom are seniors) in Butler County, Pennsylvania.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

94,368

50.49%

Male

92,531

49.51%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Population by Age

Butler County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Butler County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family54.7%45.3%
Female61.2%38.8%
Male72.6%27.4%
All75.9%24.1%
Married90.7%9.3%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Butler County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All76,5022.3775.9
Married42,5082.9690.7
Non Family25,1661.2154.7
Female5,6822.7661.2
Male3,1462.8772.6

2.89

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Butler County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7931.35%
9th to 12th Grade4,9903.75%
High School Graduate43,50232.72%
Some College21,27916.00%
Associates Degree13,57210.21%
Bachelors Degree30,86823.22%
Graduate Degree16,95612.75%
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Butler County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Butler County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White127,554121,23645,102
Asian1,8501,7651,422
Hispanic1,6321,413655
Black1,115977353
2+ Races925898340
Other Race16512655
Native American66665
Islander181212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.86%.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,486$57,301$34,997
Less Than 9th Grade$22,939$29,082$12,469
High School Graduate$35,030$44,811$25,068
Some College$41,244$53,002$31,147
Bachelors Degree$60,734$77,702$44,615
Graduate Degree$75,396$94,788$62,148

$46,486

Average Earnings

$57,301

Average Male

$34,997

Average Female

Butler County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Butler County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

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Butler County, Pennsylvania Language

96.60% of Butler County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 3.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.47% of the population.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Language

Butler County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White172,37213,3807.76%
Multiple2,87568923.97%
Hispanic2,59840515.59%
Black1,40835725.36%
Asian2,3041436.21%
Other3895413.88%
Native7579.33%

8.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.00%

Male Poverty Rate

9.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 25.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 6.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.87%.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.00%
High School10.19%
Some College5.82%
Bachelors or Greater2.40%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed22.93%
Male Unemployed18.16%
Female Employed4.65%
Male Employed3.56%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Butler County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,668$92,027
Families$90,478$110,277
Married Families$99,364$120,479
Non Families$38,387$51,522
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Income by Household Type

Butler County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Butler County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

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Butler County, Pennsylvania 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, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

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Butler County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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13,168

Number of Veterans

12,395

Male Veterans

773

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,679
First Gulf War2,568
Second Gulf War1,781
Korea1,024
World War II531

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 743,797
75+3,378
35 to 542,994
55 to 642,231
18 to 34768

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12,7478.86%
Black17011.90%
2+ Races16010.72%
Hispanic975.09%
Asian633.23%
Other Race2111.23%
Native American79.09%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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6.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Butler County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

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Butler County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

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Butler County, Pennsylvania 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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82.11%

Born in Butler County, Pennsylvania

97.60%

Native Born

2.40%

Foreign Born

1.11%

Non Citizen

1.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.60% of Butler County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 82.11% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Butler County, Pennsylvania 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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