Butler County KY Information


Butler County Subdivisions

Butler County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,243
Daytime Population: Workers 3,279
Daytime Population: Residents 7,899
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,178
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 13,040
Population in Familes 10,783
Population in Group Qrtrs 203
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $40,527
Average Household Income $51,561
Per Capita Income $20,813


Total Housing Units 6,085 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,809 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,460 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 816 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $86,395
Average Home Value $113,330


Total Households 5,269
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 3,681
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.59% 0.55%
Households 0.57% 0.54%
Families 0.41% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.94%


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, 2017 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 # 84 31st
Population Density # 110 10th
Diversity Index # 50 59th
Median Household Income # 50 59th
Per Capita Income # 66 46th

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