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Population in 2012: 177 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.2%
 

Males: 74  (42.0%)
Females: 103  (58.0%)

Median resident age:  39.7 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip code: 62015

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,731 (it was $31,364 in 2000)
Butler:

$27,731
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,984

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $50,697 (it was $33,300 in 2000)
Butler:

$50,697
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $63,621; Detached houses: $67,982; Mobile homes: $46,467

Median gross rent in 2012: $579.

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  • White alone - 179 (99.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Butler: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (23.5%), United States (12.3%), Irish (11.1%), Italian (9.9%), Dutch (8.6%), Slovak (8.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/02/1873

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 311 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Butler:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 19.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Butler village:

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

13 residents are foreign born (9.6% Europe, 1.5% Asia).

This village:  9.6%
Illinois:  13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $980 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $275 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (40.9 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (54.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (207.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hillsboro, IL (1.9 miles ), Schram City, IL (2.2 miles ), Taylor Springs, IL (2.3 miles ), Litchfield, IL (2.6 miles ), Irving, IL (2.6 miles ), Raymond, IL (2.9 miles ), Walshville, IL (3.2 miles) , Witt, IL (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.20 N, Longitude: 89.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

Butler household income distribution Butler home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.2%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+24.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (28%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (13%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (20%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11%)
  • Personal appearance workers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)


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Tornado activity:

Butler-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 173% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/1/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Butler village center killed one person and injured 4 people.

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.4 miles away from the village center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Butler-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from Butler center
On 3/2/1990 at 07:01:47, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 28.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/1991 at 09:20:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1990 at 08:20:04, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.2 miles away from Butler center
On 1/29/1993 at 13:56:23, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, 3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Butler:

  • HILLSBORO AREA HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 5 miles away; HILLSBORO, IL)
  • HILLSBORO REHAB AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HILLSBORO, IL)
  • LITCHFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; LITCHFIELD, IL)

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Amtrak station near Butler:

  • 20 miles: CARLINVILLE (128 ALTON ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Butler:

  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (about 35 miles; Edwardsville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,723)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 37 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,264)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 38 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 40 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 2,939)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 48 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 2,425)
  • Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley (about 51 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,909)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 52 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,638)

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Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  SO2 Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.1. This is better than average.
City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0222
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.09
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.5
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Butler and their reported violations in the past:

BUTLER (Population served: 235, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between JUL-01-1999 and MAR-03-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2000)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between OCT-27-1998 and FEB-09-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2000)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.2%
(25.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  76.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Butler, IL

Butler compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Butler travel time to work - commute


Butler mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Butler village (based on Montgomery County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.62%
Here52.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents24.0%20.7%12.9%9.6%8.3%
Congregations21.1%10.5%6.6%11.8%11.8%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents5.0%4.4%4.2%3.3%7.6%
Congregations6.6%9.2%6.6%2.6%13.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Montgomery County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Montgomery County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Montgomery County:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

26.9%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$100
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$332
Totals for Government 0$0 8$432

Butler government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($146.89)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($67.80)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($45.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($56.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($11.30)

Butler government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($22.60)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($5.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($180.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $20,000 ($112.99)
    Highways: $5,000 ($28.25)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($28.25)
    NEC: $1,000 ($5.65)

Butler government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($214.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($186.44)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($28.25)

Butler government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $133,000 ($751.41)

4.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Illinois average:

5.66%

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:
from Macoupin County, IL  1.25% ($26,734 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.56% ($29,175)
from Christian County, IL  0.32% ($27,111)


5.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Macoupin County, IL  0.93% ($22,077 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.74% ($31,855)
to Madison County, IL  0.37% ($32,439)

Strongest AM radio stations in Butler:

  • WSMI (1540 AM; 1 kW; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCBW (880 AM; 2 kW; HIGHLAND, IL; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Butler:

  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)
  • WAOX (105.3 FM; STAUNTON, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTSG (90.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WOLG (95.9 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • WTIM-FM (97.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WMKR (94.3 FM; PANA, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WCVS-FM (96.7 FM; VIRDEN, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Butler:

  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Butler fatal accident list:

Aug 23, 1995 10:55 AM, 127, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Lottie L Thompson, I/S Of Cr 675e And Cr 1600n (#90177) (Lat: 39.233694 Lon: -89.571250), Type: 107.6, Overall height: 106.4 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Lottie L Thompson, I/S Of Cr 675e And Cr 1600n (#90177) (Lat: 39.233694 Lon: -89.571250), Type: 107.6, Overall height: 106.4 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Lottie L Thompson, I/S Of Cr 675e And Cr 1600n (#90177) (Lat: 39.233694 Lon: -89.571250), Type: 107.6, Overall height: 106.4 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Bridget Carter, I/S Of Cr 675e And Cr 1600n (#90177) (Lat: 39.233694 Lon: -89.571250), Type: 107.6, Structure height: 17135 m, Overall height: 106.4 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Rr 1 Box 17 (Lat: 39.232500 Lon: -89.520000), Type: 46.0, Overall height: 46 m
    Registrant: 6186355400, Phone: (MEN) GEL-KAMP
  • Rr 1 Box 17 (Lat: 39.232500 Lon: -89.520000), Type: 46.0, Overall height: 46 m
    Registrant: 6182247138

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: N9MOJ, Licensee ID: L00364947
    Grant Date: 06/06/2001, Expiration Date: 09/03/2011
    Registrant: James W Woolard, Butler, IL 62015
  • Call Sign: WB0RCA, Licensee ID: L00574567
    Grant Date: 06/18/2004, Expiration Date: 09/14/2014, Certifier: Michael D Maccanelli
    Registrant: Michael D Maccanelli, 6405 Mullins Trail, Butler, IL 62015
  • Call Sign: KC9QAO, Licensee ID: L01499612
    Grant Date: 06/17/2009, Expiration Date: 06/17/2019, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2009, Certifier: James H Gaither Jr
    Registrant: James H Gaither Jr, Butler, IL 62015
  • Call Sign: KC2ZPQ, Licensee ID: L01608913
    Grant Date: 01/03/2011, Expiration Date: 01/03/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2013, Certifier: Clark H Jillson
    Registrant: Clark H Jillson, 17046 Rendering Rd, Butler, IL 62015
  • Call Sign: K9KPK, Previous Call Sign: KC2ZPQ, Licensee ID: L01608913
    Grant Date: 03/12/2013, Expiration Date: 03/12/2023, Certifier: Clark H Jillson
    Registrant: Clark H Jillson, 17046 Rendering Rd, Butler, IL 62015

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 10668 , Serial Number: 15074961, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 08/09/1973
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Thomas A Justison, 15075 Illinois Route 127, Butler, IL 62015, Other Owners: David L Justison


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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