Butler County KY Information


Butler County Subdivisions

Butler County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,263
Population in Households 13,060
Population in Familes 10,796
Population in Group Qrtrs 203
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 5,289
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 3,693
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,792 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,497 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 870 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $79,833
Average Home Value $106,969


Median Household Income $38,523
Average Household Income $48,823
Per Capita Income $19,768
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.82%
Households 0.72% 0.83%
Families 0.53% 0.7%
Median Household Income   -1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Butler County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Butler County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 86 29th
Population Density1 # 111 8th
Diversity Index2 # 45 63rd
Median Household Income # 62 49th
Per Capita Income # 70 43rd

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