For population 25 years and over in Butler:
For population 15 years and over in Butler city:
42 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $587 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (39.2 miles , pop. 97,255).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (83.7 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (669.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Carsonville-Panhandle, GA (2.7 miles) , Reynolds, GA (2.9 miles ), Rupert, GA (3.0 miles) , Howard, GA (3.0 miles) , Ideal, GA (3.6 miles ), Junction City, GA (3.6 miles) , Salem, GA (3.7 miles ), Roberta, GA (4.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.56 N, Longitude: 84.24 W
Area code: 478
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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: 6 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +217 (+12.8%).
Work and jobs in Butler: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Butler, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Butler-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/13/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Butler city center killed 5 people and injured 75 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/30/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.4 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 300 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Butler-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Taylor County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ellison Kelly - Football player.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Butler and their reported violations in the past:BUTLER (Population served: 3120, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.2%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.6% for Black residents, 81.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
71 people in nursing homes in 2000
9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
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Religion statistics for Butler city (based on Taylor County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.78%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
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5.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,500 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:
6.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,740 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:
Jul 18, 2005 10:20 PM, Sr-3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 7, 2001 06:37 PM, Cedar Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 8, 2000 06:20 PM, Us-19(Sr 3), Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 7, 1983 11:50 PM, 96, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 16, 1980 08:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Butler)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Butler, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Butler)
FAA Registered Aircraft:8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Butler)
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