Butler, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 3,977.
Males: 2,667  (67.1%)
Females: 1,310  (32.9%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 37640

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,045 (it was $22,628 in 2000)
Butler:

$29,045
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,139 (it was $8,956 in 2000)

Butler CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $95,178 (it was $57,200 in 2000)
Butler:

$95,178
TN:

$140,300
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  • Races in Butler, TN (2000)

    Butler races chart
    • 3,43689.1%White alone
    • 3549.2%Black alone
    • 220.6%Two or more races
    • 250.6%Hispanic
    • 170.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

Races in Butler detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Butler: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1974 feet

Land area: 49.1 square miles.

Population density: 81 people per square mile   (very low).

Butler, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Butler:

  • High school or higher: 54.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Butler CCD:

  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Butler CCD:  0.7% ($400)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Butler satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (23.6 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (104.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (445.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Neva, TN (2.3 miles ), Stony Creek, TN (2.8 miles ), Shady Valley, TN (2.9 miles ), Mountain City, TN (3.1 miles ), Laurel Fork, TN (3.2 miles ), Holston Valley, TN (3.3 miles ), Hunter, TN (3.3 miles ), Beech Mountain, NC (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 36.41 N, Longitude: 81.96 W

Area code: 423

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Apparel (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

Work and jobs in Butler: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Butler, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Butler-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Butler place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 30.4 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Butler-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 165.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 119.7 miles away from Butler center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 51.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 54.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 178.2 miles away from Butler center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 53.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Robert R. Butler - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Butler:

  • ADVENTA HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ELIZABETHTON, TN)
  • JOHNSON CO HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MOUNTAIN CITY, TN)
  • (CLOSED) JOHNSON COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MOUNTAIN CITY, TN)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; MOUNTAIN CITY, TN)
  • FMC MOUNTAIN CITY (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; MOUNTAIN CITY, TN)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ELIZABETHTON, TN)
  • PINE RIDGE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ELIZABETHTON, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Butler:

  • King University (about 17 miles; Bristol, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,472)
  • Appalachian State University (about 21 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 17,362)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 24 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 26 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 47 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,636)
  • Wilkes Community College (about 48 miles; Wilkesboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,292)
  • Tusculum College (about 48 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)

Public elementary/middle school in Butler:

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Notable locations in Butler: Iron Mountain Shelter (A), Larsens Landing (B), Butler Volunteer Fire Department (C), Doe Valley Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Butler include: Damascus Church (A), Butler Baptist Church (B), Bethel Church (C), Mount Carmel Church (D), Doe Valley Church (E), Sink Valley Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wagner Cemetery (1), Matherly Cemetery (2), Butler Cemetery (3), Campbell Cemetery (4), Morley Cemetery (5), Cochran Cemetery (6), Gentry Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mack Branch (A), Stalcup Branch (B), Sulphur Springs Branch (C), Blackman Branch (D), Howard Branch (E), Palmer Branch (F), Roan Creek (G), Robinson Branch (H), Capley Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Butler: Sink Mountain Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Butler Museum (123 Selma Curtis Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Blackwell's Farmhouse Inn On DOE Mountain (412 K And R Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Johnson 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 41.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

41.1
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.96
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0520. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0520
U.S.:

0.0138
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.9%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.0%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

23.8%
Whole state:

13.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.8%
Whole state:

5.8%
1,299 people in state prisons in 2000

Banks with branches in Butler (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank: Butler Branch at 130 Main St, branch established on 1979/04/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $139.0 mil, Deposits: $112.5 mil, headquarters in Mountain City, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers State Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.2
Tennessee average:

13.3

Butler travel time to work - commute Butler mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Butler CCD (based on Johnson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,18343
Mainline Protestant76910
Catholic1101
Other1-
None9,181-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Johnson County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Johnson County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Johnson County:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.8%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Johnson County:

31.8%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

13.5%

4.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,393 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Watauga County, NC  0.65% ($29,686 average AGI)
from Carter County, TN  0.61% ($15,576)
from Sullivan County, TN  0.26% ($21,786)


4.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,852 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Carter County, TN  0.59% ($25,375 average AGI)
to Watauga County, NC  0.50% ($20,778)
to Washington County, TN  0.33% ($14,778)

Strongest AM radio stations in Butler:

  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFHG (980 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBCV (1550 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WXIT (1200 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLOWING ROCK, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKSK (580 AM; 5 kW; W.JEFFERSON, NC; Owner: CADDELL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WETB (790 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MOUNTAIN SIGNALS, INC.)
  • WKTP (1590 AM; 10 kW; JONESBOROUGH, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJCW (910 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Butler:

  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFHG-FM (92.7 FM; ABINGDON, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • W267AN (101.3 FM; WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMMY (106.1 FM; JEFFERSON, NC; Owner: 106.1, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Butler:

  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOPI-CA (Channel 9; BRISTOL,VA/KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKPT-TV (Channel 19; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJHL-TV (Channel 11; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAPK-CA (Channel 36; BRISTOL,VA/KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNE-TV (Channel 17; LINVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W59AK (Channel 59; ZIONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
Butler fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Butler fatal accident list:

Jun 2, 2013 05:36 AM, Sr-67, Lat: 36.36385, Lon: -82.01438, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 13, 2000 04:40 PM, Us-Sr159, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 25, 1976 03:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 28, 1976 07:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 25, 1975 03:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 28, 1975 07:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Butler)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Holston Mountain, Holston Mtn (Lat: 36.449500 Lon: -82.107972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQDW599
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHzGrant Date: 11/16/2005, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Sandy DipasqualeRegistrant: Covington & Burling LLP, One Citycenter, 850 Tenth Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 662-5552, Fax: (202) 778-5552, Email:
  • Holston Mountain, Holston Mountain (Lat: 36.449500 Lon: -82.107972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQKZ925
    Assigned Frequencies: 6912.50 MHzGrant Date: 11/06/2009, Expiration Date: 05/05/2010, Cancellation Date: 08/07/2010, Certifier: David L BaileyRegistrant: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, 1500 K St. Nw, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 842-8876, Fax: (202) 842-8465, Email:
  • Holston Mountain, Holston Mountain (Lat: 36.449500 Lon: -82.107972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQLP340
    Assigned Frequencies: 6912.50 MHzGrant Date: 03/19/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2021, Certifier: David L BaileyRegistrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Sugar Grove Church Rd (Lat: 36.313167 Lon: -81.966500), Type: Building, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WHW799, Licensee ID: L00004088
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 02/05/2005, Expiration Date: 03/06/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/09/2015Registrant: Robert S Hines Jr, 150 Roller Road, Unicoi, TN 37692, Phone: (423) 735-7159, Fax: (423) 768-3846, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Butler)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 10HE , Serial Number: 23-61, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 10/08/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 810 Cove Ridge Rd, Butler, TN 37640
  • Aircraft: BELL 206B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: ALLISON 250-C20 SER (420 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 206RY , Serial Number: 2807, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 08/05/1997
    Registrant (Corporation): East Tennessee Helicopters Inc, 180 K & R Road, Butler, TN 37640
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 45565 , Serial Number: 2092
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph E Puzio, 1351 Norris Rd, Butler, TN 37640

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

CARDERVIEW UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 1,080, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2010), St Civil Case under development (2 times from MAR-31-2011 to AUG-29-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-28-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-08-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2010), St Civil Case under development (2 times from MAR-31-2011 to AUG-29-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-28-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 16 other older monitoring violations
DRY RUN UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 724, Purch groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-2007)
PIONEER LANDING (Population served: 157, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
MOUNTAIN VALLEY RESTAURANT (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from DEC-07-2012 to FEB-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2013)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 42
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Butler

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Butler, TN

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Butler compared to Tennessee state average:

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

Butler on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Susan Quave (1)
  • Stuart H. Bassine (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2016.