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Butler County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2021: 19,342 (29% urban, 71% rural); it was 21,399 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,956
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,011
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,398
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,524 (it was 2,000 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

30%

Land area: 777 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Butler County: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (24.5%), Educational, health and social services (18.3%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 81%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Butler County, AL (2021)
    • 9,74350.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,47444.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3251.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2741.4%Asian alone
    • 2631.4%Two or more races
    • 430.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 100.05%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

41.7 years
Alabama median age:

39.8 years
Males: 9,033  (46.7%)
Females: 10,309  (53.3%)
Average household size:
Butler County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $44,387 ($24,791 in 1999)
This county:

$44,387
Alabama:

$53,913

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $419 (lower quartile is $279, upper quartile is $539)
This county:

$419
State:

$650


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $102,844 (it was $48,600 in 2000)
Butler:

$102,844
Alabama:

$172,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,957 - $179,104
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $995
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $398

Institutionalized population: 305

Crime in 2018 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 18
  • Thefts: 25
  • Auto thefts: 7

Crime in 2017 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 24
  • Burglaries: 69
  • Thefts: 111
  • Auto thefts: 10
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 3 buildings, average cost: $339,800
  • 2020: 2 buildings, average cost: $227,500
  • 2019: 7 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $236,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $236,000
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $330,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $146,100
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $287,300
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $99,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Butler, AL residents
Average permit cost in Butler, AL
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $386 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $263 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Butler, AL in 2021
Distribution of house value in Butler, AL in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Butler, AL in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 18.6%
Butler County:

18.6%
Alabama:

16.1%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.9% for Black residents, 23.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.0% for other race residents, 40.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 41.7 years old
(Males: 39.7 years old, Females: 44.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.8 years old, Black residents: 36.8 years old, American Indian residents: 58.0 years old, Asian residents: 46.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.8 years old, Other race residents: 40.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Butler County is $365 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $447 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $536 a month.

Cities in this county include: Greenville, Chapman, Georgiana, Forest Home, McKenzie.

Butler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Catahoula Parish, Louisiana , Covington County, Mississippi , Chatham County, Georgia , Dougherty County, Georgia , Webster County, Georgia , Reeves County, Texas .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

2.4%
Alabama:

1.9%

Unemployment by year in Butler, AL
County total employment by year in Butler, AL
County average yearly wages by year in Butler, AL

Current college students: 673
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 325 (50.9% naturalized citizens)

Butler County:

1.7%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 882010 or later
  • 412000 to 2009
  • 641990 to 1999
  • 141980 to 1989
  • 161970 to 1979
  • 29Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.4%

Butler County marital status for males Butler County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,733
  • One, attached: 65
  • Two: 178
  • 3 or 4: 462
  • 5 to 9: 271
  • 10 to 19: 2
  • 20 to 49: 41
  • 50 or more: 26
  • Mobile homes: 2,177
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Butler County with a mortgage: 1,741 (115 second mortgage, 13 home equity loan, 80 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 81

Here:

1.2% with mortgage
State:

97.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Butler County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,65363
Black Protestant1,6578
Mainline Protestant1,65317
Other2383
Catholic771
None8,669-
Butler County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Butler County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Butler County:

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Butler County:

14.2%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

35.5%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.7%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Butler County:

Average size of farms: 196 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $135,529
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $134.50
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.16%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.06%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $114,870
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.10%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.04%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,514
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.71%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.58
Corn for grain: 1547 harvested acres
Vegetables: 136 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 268 acres

Earthquake activity:

Butler County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 54% greater 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 55.6 miles away from Butler County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 120.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 199.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 153.3 miles away from Butler County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 199.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Alabama Hurricane Zeta, Incident Period: October 28, 2020 - October 29, 2020, FEMA Id: 4573, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Sally, Incident Period: September 14, 2020 - September 16, 2020, FEMA Id: 4563, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: February 5, 2020 - March 6, 2020, FEMA Id: 4546, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Alabama Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4503, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to December 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4251: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4251, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2014 to May 05, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4176: May 02, 2014, FEMA Id: 4176, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3319: April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 12, 2009 to December 18, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1870: December 31, 2009, FEMA Id: 1870, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 25, 2009 to April 03, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1835: April 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 1835, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 03, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3292: August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Butler County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Butler

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,699 (82.1%)
  • Carpooled: 605 (8.7%)
  • Bus: 5 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 128 (1.8%)
  • Walked: 24 (0.3%)
  • Worked at home: 344 (5.0%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (39%)
  • Mexico (28%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Poland (5%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Scotland (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Butler County


  • American (12%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • African (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Butler County, Alabama in 2010:

  • 267 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 38 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Butler County, Alabama in 2000:

  • 212 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $48,256.

4.97% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($39,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
Alabama average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.54% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($23,704 average AGI)
1.43% relocated from other states ($15,425 average AGI)
Butler County:

1.43%
Alabama average:

3.08%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Montgomery County, AL  0.51% ($47,088 average AGI)
from Crenshaw County, AL  0.45% ($27,100)
from Lowndes County, AL  0.39% ($38,846)
from Covington County, AL  0.31% ($21,857)


4.88% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($35,433 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Alabama average:

6.41%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.72% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($27,537 average AGI)
1.16% relocated to other states ($7,896 average AGI)
Butler County:

1.16%
Alabama average:

2.60%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Montgomery County, AL  0.92% ($33,274 average AGI)
to Crenshaw County, AL  0.39% ($32,692)
to Covington County, AL  0.34% ($31,043)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 13.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 13.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Butler County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Butler County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Butler County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Butler County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Butler County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Butler County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Butler County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,209 (3,098 aged, 1,111 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 348 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Butler County, Alabama in 1999 - 2019:

  • Heart failure, unspecified (189)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (132)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (121)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (80)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (76)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (66)
  • Congestive heart failure (42)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (28)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (20)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (12)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 152.1. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,342
  • Male householders: 3,007 (753 living alone), Female householders: 3,752 (1,367 living alone)
  • 3,077 spouses (3,026 opposite-sex spouses), 364 unmarried partners, (364 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,328 children (5,852 natural, 70 adopted, 407 stepchildren), 737 grandchildren, 425 brothers or sisters, 245 parents, 24 foster children, 712 other relatives, 326 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 296

Size of family households: 2,053 2-persons, 1,238 3-persons, 644 4-persons, 349 5-persons, 112 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,125 1-person, 189 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 2 5-persons.

2,274 married couples with children.
1,140 single-parent households (92 men, 1,048 women).

98.1% of residents of Butler speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (78% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $141,080,000 ($6,794 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,332,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $60,988,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $38,860,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,530,000
Federal grants: $35,845,000
Federal procurement contracts: $805,000 ($93,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,051,000 ($247,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $725,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,016,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,933,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,503
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,555
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +20
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -579
Here -28 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Butler County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.35 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.7

Year house built in Butler County, Alabama
  • Year house built in Butler County, Alabama
  • 122020 or later
  • 3682010 to 2019
  • 5882000 to 2009
  • 1,7541990 to 1999
  • 1,6521980 to 1989
  • 2,1671970 to 1979
  • 1,2641960 to 1969
  • 7551950 to 1959
  • 3801940 to 1949
  • 6801939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Butler County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Butler County, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Butler County, Alabama
  • 161 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 363 rooms
  • 3794 rooms
  • 1,1785 rooms
  • 1,1966 rooms
  • 8947 rooms
  • 6038 rooms
  • 6029+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butler County, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butler County, Alabama
  • 31 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 1303 rooms
  • 4074 rooms
  • 8305 rooms
  • 1856 rooms
  • 1327 rooms
  • 848 rooms
  • 539+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Butler County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Butler County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Butler County, Alabama
  • 16no bedroom
  • 91 bedroom
  • 6922 bedrooms
  • 3,3273 bedrooms
  • 7704 bedrooms
  • 1145+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butler County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butler County, Alabama
  • 6no bedroom
  • 2131 bedroom
  • 6102 bedrooms
  • 8053 bedrooms
  • 1804 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Butler County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Butler County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Butler County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 152no vehicle
  • 1,1531 vehicle
  • 1,7032 vehicles
  • 1,3003 vehicles
  • 4194 vehicles
  • 2065+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Butler County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Butler County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 173no vehicle
  • 1,0131 vehicle
  • 4102 vehicles
  • 1673 vehicles
  • 594 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

95.2% of Butler County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Alabama.

Butler County:

95.2%
State average:

87.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 16,795
  • Other state: 2,080
  • Northeast: 229
  • Midwest: 387
  • South: 1,315
  • West: 142
Year householders moved into unit in Butler County, AL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Butler County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.0%Electricity
  • 22.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.8%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 75.8%Electricity
  • 17.1%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 435
Here:

21.1%
Alabama:

12.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 150
Here:

16.6%
Alabama:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 81
Here:

14.8%
Alabama:

14.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Butler County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,015,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,658,000
    Police Protection: $748,000
    General - Other: $732,000
    Correctional Institutions: $691,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $428,000
    Financial Administration: $291,000
    Central Staff Services: $278,000
    General Public Buildings: $271,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $144,000
    Libraries: $54,000
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $202,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,032,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,155,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $877,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $843,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,110,000
    Police Protection: $46,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,104,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,146,000
    Other: $705,000
    General Local Government Support: $185,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,802,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,014,000
    Other License: $156,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $58,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $43,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $26,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $17,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,548,000

Butler County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,015,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,658,000
    Police Protection: $748,000
    General - Other: $732,000
    Correctional Institutions: $691,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $428,000
    Financial Administration: $291,000
    Central Staff Services: $278,000
    General Public Buildings: $271,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $144,000
    Libraries: $54,000
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $202,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,032,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,155,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $877,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $843,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,110,000
    Police Protection: $46,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,104,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,146,000
    Other: $705,000
    General Local Government Support: $185,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,802,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,014,000
    Other License: $156,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $58,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $43,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $26,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $17,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,548,000

Butler County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,015,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,658,000
    Police Protection: $748,000
    General - Other: $732,000
    Correctional Institutions: $691,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $428,000
    Financial Administration: $291,000
    Central Staff Services: $278,000
    General Public Buildings: $271,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $144,000
    Libraries: $54,000
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $202,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,032,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,155,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $877,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $843,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,110,000
    Police Protection: $46,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,104,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,146,000
    Other: $705,000
    General Local Government Support: $185,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,802,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,014,000
    Other License: $156,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $58,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $43,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $26,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $17,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,548,000

Butler County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,015,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,658,000
    Police Protection: $748,000
    General - Other: $732,000
    Correctional Institutions: $691,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $428,000
    Financial Administration: $291,000
    Central Staff Services: $278,000
    General Public Buildings: $271,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $144,000
    Libraries: $54,000
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $202,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,032,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,155,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $877,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $843,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,110,000
    Police Protection: $46,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,104,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,146,000
    Other: $705,000
    General Local Government Support: $185,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,802,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,014,000
    Other License: $156,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $58,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $43,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $26,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $17,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,548,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,294
  • Number of aged recipients: 178
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,116
  • Number of recipients under 18: 245
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 716
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 333
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 556
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 548
Most common first names in Butler County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21075.9 years
James20371.3 years
William20172.6 years
Willie18470.4 years
Mary17778.9 years
Robert11872.2 years
Annie11479.9 years
George8175.7 years
Henry6975.4 years
Minnie5483.1 years
Most common last names in Butler County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15775.5 years
Williams8976.1 years
Crenshaw8474.6 years
Jones7577.6 years
Lee7574.9 years
Johnson7276.0 years
Davis6576.2 years
Brown6376.2 years
Thompson6179.0 years
Stinson5677.5 years
Businesses in Butler County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture2
Arby's1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Quality1
Chevrolet1Ruby Tuesday1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Cracker Barrel1Sears1
Days Inn2Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul2
H&R Block2UPS1
Hardee's1Waffle House1
Hilton1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1YMCA1