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Butler County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2014: 42,972 (48% urban, 52% rural); it was 40,867 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,494
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,192
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,525
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,928 (it was 5,193 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

31%

Land area: 698 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 62 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Butler County: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.9%), Retail trade (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 47%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Butler County, Missouri:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.6%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Missouri median age:  37.0 years
Males: 20,705  (48.2%)
Females: 22,267  (51.8%)
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Butler County,MO real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Butler County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,635 ($27,228 in 1999)

This county:

$36635
Missouri:

$46931

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $420 (lower quartile is $309, upper quartile is $523)
This county:

$420
State:

$566


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $87,212 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Butler:

$87,212
Missouri:

$133,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $48,373 - $149,171
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $897
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $330

Institutionalized population: 577

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 9
  • Assaults: 49
  • Burglaries: 147
  • Thefts: 303
  • Auto thefts: 68

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 47
  • Burglaries: 127
  • Thefts: 284
  • Auto thefts: 27
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $72,800
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2007: 26 buildings, average cost: $52,400
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $35,600
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $59,400
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $59,400
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $43,600
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $53,700
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $53,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $681 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $551 (0.8%)

Butler County household income distribution in 2009 Butler County home values distribution Butler County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.5%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.2% for Black residents, 53.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.3% for American Indian residents, 97.3% for other race residents, 58.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.4%
Butler County:

19.4%
Missouri:

15.9%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.0% for Black residents, 50.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.4% for American Indian residents, 104.7% for other race residents, 54.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 58 years old, Asian residents: 60 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 32 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Butler County is $385 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $643 a month.

Cities in this county include: Poplar Bluff, Neelyville, Qulin, Fisk, Harviell.

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: New Madrid County , Washington County, Virginia , Whitley County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,257
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 579 (46% naturalized citizens)

Butler County:

1.4%
Whole state:

2.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 157
  • 1990 to 1994: 120
  • 1985 to 1989: 112
  • 1980 to 1984: 44
  • 1975 to 1979: 13
  • 1970 to 1974: 48
  • 1970 to 1974: 18
  • 1965 to 1969: 67

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.9%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,568
  • One, attached: 292
  • Two: 610
  • 3 or 4: 703
  • 5 to 9: 343
  • 10 to 19: 216
  • 20 or more: 318
  • Mobile homes: 2,616
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 41

Housing units in Butler County with a mortgage: 4,252 (253 second mortgage, 238 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,544

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

67.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Butler County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,28556
Catholic2,1431
Mainline Protestant2,02213
Other9734
Black Protestant5503
None24,821-
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: 9
Butler County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Butler County:

7.03 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 25
This county:

6.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Butler County:

9.9%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

31.3%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Butler County:

Average size of farms: 368 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $64,248
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $205.11
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.91%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $60,376
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 78.33%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $81,193
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.46%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.13
Corn for grain: 13140 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 15186 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 107470 harvested acres
Vegetables: 250 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Butler County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 33.2 miles away from Butler County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 56.2 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 75.3 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 181.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.5 miles away from Butler County center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 69.3 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:

  • MissouriSevere Storms, Tornadoes, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1980): May 9, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1980, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 5, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3317): February 3, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared (EM-3303): January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1822): February 17, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1822, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Flooding, and a Tornado, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to September 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1809): November 13, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1809, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2008 to May 9, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1749): March 19, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1749, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 10, 2008 to February 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1748): March 12, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1748, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 8, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared (EM-3281): December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 30, 2006 to April 3, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1635): April 5, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1635, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MissouriHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3232): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3232, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Butler County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (25%)
  • Philippines (16%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Other South Central Asia (7%)
  • Thailand (6%)
  • Canada (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Butler County (%):

  • United States or American (32%)
  • German (14%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • English (10%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Butler County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,516 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 2,047 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 43 (0%)
  • Taxi: 135 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 32 (0%)
  • Walked: 314 (2%)
  • Other means: 126 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 399 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 521 people in nursing homes
  • 147 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 93 people in halfway houses
  • 70 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 38 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 14 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 8 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 6 people in other group homes

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

  • 337 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 126 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 111 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 83 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 69 people in college/university student housing
  • 44 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 41 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 26 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,054.

6.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,261 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Missouri average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.92% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($15,344 average AGI)
2.33% relocated from other states ($12,919 average AGI)
Butler County:

2.33%
Missouri average:

2.54%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ripley County, MO  0.55% ($25,338 average AGI)
from Stoddard County, MO  0.55% ($27,225)
from Wayne County, MO  0.40% ($23,448)
from Dunklin County, MO  0.36% ($23,019)
from Carter County, MO  0.27% ($21,077)
from Clay County, AR  0.21% ($25,933)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.13% ($39,000)


6.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,802 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Missouri average:

6.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.79% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($16,958 average AGI)
2.32% relocated to other states ($11,844 average AGI)
Butler County:

2.32%
Missouri average:

2.76%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ripley County, MO  0.62% ($19,311 average AGI)
to Stoddard County, MO  0.52% ($24,333)
to Wayne County, MO  0.41% ($28,683)
to Dunklin County, MO  0.26% ($29,395)
to Carter County, MO  0.25% ($24,676)
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.22% ($21,813)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.17% ($30,240)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9

Births per 1000 population in Butler County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Butler County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Butler County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Butler County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Butler County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,211 (6,678 aged, 2,533 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 615 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Butler County, Missouri in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (767)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (725)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (459)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (442)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (373)
  • Congestive heart failure (343)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (339)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (257)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (184)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (147)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.88
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 32303.79
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 768.5
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 93256.73

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1398.230
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1204.700
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.26

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36.98
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 79.83

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7.26

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 164.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 111.7
  • Other - 52.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 41,910
  • In family households: 34,616 (7,863 male householders, 3,618 female householders)
    8,271 spouses, 11,232 children (10,094 natural, 266 adopted, 872 stepchildren), 1,126 grandchildren, 358 brothers or sisters, 351 parents, 425 other relatives, 1,139 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,294 (2,755 male householders (2,176 living alone)), 3,378 female householders (3,008 living alone)), 1,161 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 884 (577 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,414 2-persons, 2,655 3-persons, 2,019 4-persons, 868 5-persons, 372 6-persons, 153 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,184 1-person, 809 2-persons, 91 3-persons, 33 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

6,208 married couples with children.
2,567 single-parent households (534 men, 2,033 women).

96.9% of residents of Butler County speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (39% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $356,746,000 ($8703 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,265,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $132,335,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $67,083,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $22,020,000
Federal grants: $101,281,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,578,000 ($1,303,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $29,449,000 ($2,615,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,163,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $15,871,000
Federal Government insurance: $64,708,000

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

Births: 2,895
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,864
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +113
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +400
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Butler County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.21 millions of gallons per day (28% from ground, 72% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 671
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,231
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,104
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,408
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,618
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,161
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,012
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,032
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,627
Rooms in houses/apartments in Butler County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 61
  • 3 rooms: 305
  • 4 rooms: 1,694
  • 5 rooms: 3,297
  • 6 rooms: 2,762
  • 7 rooms: 1,542
  • 8 rooms: 876
  • 9+ rooms: 981
  • 1 room: 36
  • 2 rooms: 278
  • 3 rooms: 832
  • 4 rooms: 1,621
  • 5 rooms: 1,344
  • 6 rooms: 677
  • 7 rooms: 218
  • 8 rooms: 105
  • 9+ rooms: 82
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Butler County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 25
  • 1 bedroom: 365
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,151
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,270
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,365
  • 5+ bedrooms: 349
  • no bedroom: 97
  • 1 bedroom: 966
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,340
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,569
  • 4 bedrooms: 195
  • 5+ bedrooms: 26
Cars and other vehicles available in Butler County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 592
  • 1 vehicle: 3,607
  • 2 vehicles: 4,896
  • 3 vehicles: 1,858
  • 4 vehicles: 428
  • 5+ vehicles: 144
  • no vehicle: 1,199
  • 1 vehicle: 2,634
  • 2 vehicles: 1,090
  • 3 vehicles: 231
  • 4 vehicles: 12
  • 5+ vehicles: 27

56% of Butler County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Missouri.

Butler County:

56.2%
State average:

54.3%

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

  • This state: 28924
  • Northeast: 386
  • Midwest: 3892
  • South: 5483
  • West: 1384

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $40,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Butler County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (37.9%)
  • Utility gas (31.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24.7%)
  • Wood (5.6%)
  • Utility gas (41.2%)
  • Electricity (37.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.2%)
  • Wood (3.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 260
Here:

5.8%
Missouri:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 137
Here:

5.9%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 138
Here:

13.4%
Missouri:

24.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,304
  • Number of aged recipients: 163
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,141
  • Number of recipients under 18: 283
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,573
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 448
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 975
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 975
Butler County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Butler County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Butler County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James42573.0 years
William39674.9 years
John34474.2 years
Mary31077.7 years
Charles24473.4 years
George19275.1 years
Robert19269.8 years
Thomas13073.5 years
Ruth11877.0 years
Dorothy10976.2 years
Most common last names in Butler County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16375.6 years
Johnson13573.5 years
Davis12573.1 years
Miller11390.7 years
Brown11175.7 years
Williams9873.7 years
Jones9775.7 years
Moore8177.1 years
Wilson6877.2 years
Taylor6574.2 years

Businesses in Butler County, MO

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1
  • Penske: 1