For population 25 years and over in Butler:
For population 15 years and over in Butler city:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $268 (0.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (86.9 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (115.1 miles , pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (454.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Lisman, AL (2.6 miles ), Needham, AL (3.2 miles) , Putnam, AL (3.5 miles) , Pennington, AL (3.5 miles ), Toxey, AL (3.7 miles) , Nanafalia, AL (3.7 miles) , Gilbertown, AL (4.0 miles) , Myrtlewood, AL (4.4 miles) .
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Latitude: 32.09 N, Longitude: 88.22 W
Area code: 205
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Crime rate in Butler detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -68 (-3.4%).
Work and jobs in Butler: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Butler, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Butler-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Butler city center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 3/29/1976, a category F4 tornado 34.3 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Butler-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.1 miles away from Butler center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 24.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 26.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from Butler center
On 6/24/1998 at 15:20:01, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Choctaw County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winds: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Leon Bibb - Television personality, Ced Landrum - Baseball player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.0%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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34 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
100 people in nursing homes in 2000
33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
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Religion statistics for Butler city (based on Choctaw County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.63%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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4.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,060 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,578 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Butler fatal accident list:
Apr 24, 2010 03:44 PM, Sr-10, Lat: 32.09066111, Lon: -88.20202778, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 6, 2004 02:55 PM, 1151, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 5, 2000 02:46 PM, Sr-10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 15, 1999 06:30 PM, 1151, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 2
Nov 1, 1992 02:30 AM, 1151, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 14, 1986 09:12 PM, 17, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $11,847,000
Total average daily traffic: 25,180
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,218
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 40,030
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Butler)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Butler, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
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