Butler County MO Information


Butler County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 43,883
Daytime Population: Workers 20,974
Daytime Population: Residents 26,088
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 47,062
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 43,010
Population in Familes 34,008
Population in Group Qrtrs 873
Population Density2 63
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $37,530
Average Household Income $52,356
Per Capita Income $21,713


Total Housing Units 20,274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,556 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,469 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,249 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $100,780
Average Home Value $128,704


Total Households 18,025
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 11,617
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 0.35% 0.29%
Households 0.32% 0.27%
Families 0.16% 0.17%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   1.95%


Butler County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Butler County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri 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 # 26 78th
Population Density # 31 74th
Diversity Index # 34 71st
Median Household Income # 85 27th
Per Capita Income # 63 46th

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