Butler County, Pennsylvania Population 2024

198,322

Butler County, Pennsylvania's estimated 2024 population is 198,322 with a growth rate of 0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Butler County, Pennsylvania is the 19th largest county in Pennsylvania. The 2010 population was 184,085 and has seen a growth of 7.73% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029200,8775110.26%
2028200,3665110.26%
2027199,8555110.26%
2026199,3445110.26%
2025198,8335110.26%
2024198,3225110.26%
2023197,8115110.26%
2022197,3005110.26%
2021196,7892,7331.41%
2020194,0565,7433.05%
2019188,3132820.15%
2018188,0319480.51%
2017187,0836560.35%
2016186,4273810.2%
2015186,0461720.09%
2014185,8746890.37%
2013185,1851690.09%
2012185,0162500.14%
2011184,7666810.37%
2010184,085
1990152,0134,1012.77%
1980147,91219,97115.61%
1970127,94113,30211.6%
1960114,63917,31917.8%
195097,3209,73011.11%
194087,5907,1108.83%
193080,4803,2104.15%
192077,2704,5816.3%
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%
18003,916-196,961-98.05%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.26% (511)
County Website
Butler County
County Seat
2010 Population
184,085
Area
789 mi²
Density
251 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
7.73% (14,237)
Founded
March 12, 1800

Butler County, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White183,76794.45%
Two or more races4,7792.46%
Asian2,7581.42%
Black or African American2,1801.12%
Other race9800.5%
Native American890.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander9
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Butler County, Pennsylvania Population by Race

Butler County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2024

Butler County, Pennsylvania Median Age

43.4

Total

42.4

Male

44.7

Female

Butler County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 156,725 adults, (38,240 of whom are seniors) in Butler County, Pennsylvania.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female97,50750.12%
Male97,05549.88%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Population by Age

Butler County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All79,4662.3876.223.8
Married42,9573.0190.49.6
Non Family27,7791.1957.742.3
Female5,6713.1364.435.6
Male3,0592.9665.334.7
showing: 5 rows

2.96

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Butler County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 98.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.7%.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$54,208

Average Earnings

$65,929

Average Male

$42,248

Average Female

Butler County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Butler County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Butler County, Pennsylvania Language

96.77% of Butler County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 3.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.18% of the population.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Language

Butler County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White177,48412,8417.24%
Multiple4,56373516.11%
Hispanic3,25566720.49%
Black1,89845624.03%
Other95931933.26%
Asian2,7491354.91%
Islander77100%
Native8133.7%
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7.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.89%

Male Poverty Rate

8.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Pennsylvania is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 3.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.16%.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.61%
High School9.18%
Some College6.53%
Bachelors or Greater2.98%
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Butler County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed17.27%
Male Unemployed15.21%
Female Employed4.33%
Male Employed3.48%
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Butler County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Butler County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Butler County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Butler County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Butler County, Pennsylvania Marriage

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

Butler County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Butler County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

12,104

Number of Veterans

11,301

Male Veterans

803

Female Veterans

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Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

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Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

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Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Butler County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Butler County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Butler County, Pennsylvania 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

82.19%

Born in Butler County, Pennsylvania

97.75%

Native Born

2.25%

Foreign Born

1.01%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.75% of Butler County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 82.19% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.01% 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

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