Butler County KY Information


Butler County Subdivisions

Butler County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,055
Population in Households 12,852
Population in Familes 10,658
Population in Group Qrtrs 203
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $43,014
Average Household Income $54,144
Per Capita Income $21,915


Total Housing Units 6,064 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,657 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,554 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 853 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $92,785
Average Home Value $126,367


Total Households 5,211
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 3,628
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.34% 0.25%
Households 0.36% 0.26%
Families 0.18% 0.14%
Median Household Income   3.44%
Per Capita Income   3.1%


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, 2018 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 # 87 28th
Population Density # 110 9th
Diversity Index # 56 56th
Median Household Income # 42 66th
Per Capita Income # 61 50th

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