Butler County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Butler County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 187,004 with a growth rate of 0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Butler County, Pennsylvania is the 19th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018187,8888840.47%
2017187,0047560.41%
2016186,2483110.17%
2015185,9371830.10%
2014185,7546770.37%
2013185,0771780.10%
2012184,8992550.14%
2011184,6445520.30%
2010184,09232,07921.10%
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%

How Many People Live in Butler County, Pennsylvania?

187,004

Butler County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White178,94095.91%
Two or More Races2,9941.60%
Asian2,3531.26%
Black or African American1,7540.94%
Some Other Race3990.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native800.04%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander460.02%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Butler County, Pennsylvania Median Age

43.2


Total

41.9


Male

44.6


Female

Butler County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 148,369 adults, (33,045 of whom are seniors) in Butler County, Pennsylvania.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Butler County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

94,265

50.53%

Male

92,301

49.47%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Butler County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Butler County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.5%9.5%
All75.6%24.4%
Male72.5%27.5%
Female59%41%
Non Family54.6%45.4%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All76,2402.3775.6
Married42,2432.9690.5
Non Family24,7111.2254.6
Female5,8482.7559
Male3,4382.8372.5

2.87

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Butler County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8971.44%
9th to 12th Grade5,2663.99%
High School Graduate43,78733.16%
Some College21,15116.02%
Associates Degree13,1889.99%
Bachelors Degree30,07022.77%
Graduate Degree16,70612.65%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White126,907120,16844,103
Asian1,7061,5951,281
Hispanic1,5201,326587
Black1,1101,014395
Multiple Races907880428
Other Race16713154
Native American676717
Islander373333

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 islander people with a rate of 89.19%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,016$55,865$34,129
Less Than High School$22,625$27,377$12,352
High School Grad$33,259$42,253$23,734
Some College$40,462$52,512$31,180
Bachelors Degree$58,782$77,222$43,616
Graduate Degree$74,028$94,035$60,919

$45,016

Average Earnings

$55,865

Average Male

$34,129

Average Female

Butler County, Pennsylvania Language

Butler County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Butler County, Pennsylvania Language

96.69% of Butler County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 3.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Butler County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Butler County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White172,38813,6017.89%
Multiple2,71561522.65%
Hispanic2,50738915.52%
Black1,30926520.24%
Asian2,3261245.33%
Other399287.02%
Native7368.22%

8.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.32%

Male Poverty Rate

9.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butler County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Pennsylvania is Multiple, with 22.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butler County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 5.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.67%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.11%
High School9.79%
Some College5.99%
Bachelors or Greater2.24%

Butler County, Pennsylvania Income

Butler County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$68,472$88,813
Families$86,928$106,554
Married Families$96,291$116,867
Non Families$36,058$48,765

Butler County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Butler County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Butler County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

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

Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans

13,921

Number of Veterans

13,130

Male Veterans

791

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,858
First Gulf War2,583
Second Gulf War1,888
Korea1,208
World War II710
Name Veterans % of Total
White13,4719.40%
Black20214.39%
2 or More15610.83%
Hispanic914.97%
Asian603.33%
Indian1824.00%
Other147.37%

$Butler County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

6.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butler County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Butler County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.94%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.58%

Native Born

2.42%

Foreign Born

1.06%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.58% of Butler County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 81.94% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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