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Butler County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 43,268 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Butler County: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (29.6%), Educational, health and social services (27.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.6%), Construction (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Butler County, MO (2017)
    • 38,30493.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,2605.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,1382.8%Two or more races
    • 8852.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3230.8%Asian alone
    • 1860.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 140.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

40.4 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years
Males: 20,934  (48.4%)
Females: 22,334  (51.6%)
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Average household size:
Butler County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,219 ($27,228 in 1999)
This county:

$39,219
Missouri:

$53,578

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $482 (lower quartile is $370, upper quartile is $610)
This county:

$482
State:

$628


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $104,767 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Butler:

$104,767
Missouri:

$156,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,203 - $158,478
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $980
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $347

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:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $67,200
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $69,600
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $72,800
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 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
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $49,400
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Butler, MO residents
Average permit cost in Butler, MO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $821 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $615 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Butler, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Butler, MO in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Butler, MO in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.0%
Butler County:

19.0%
Missouri:

13.4%
(18.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.0% for Black residents, 26.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.0% for American Indian residents, 64.6% for other race residents, 29.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.4 years old
(Males: 39.1 years old, Females: 42.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.8 years old, Black residents: 32.5 years old, American Indian residents: 62.3 years old, Asian residents: 36.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.5 years old, Other race residents: 24.5 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:

5.3%
Missouri:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 1,257
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 640 (37.1% naturalized citizens)

Butler County:

1.5%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 932010 or later
  • 2172000 to 2009
  • 1561990 to 1999
  • 1561980 to 1989
  • 611970 to 1979
  • 85Before 1970

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: 14,468
  • One, attached: 229
  • Two: 801
  • 3 or 4: 627
  • 5 to 9: 644
  • 10 to 19: 138
  • 20 to 49: 172
  • 50 or more: 184
  • Mobile homes: 2,685

Housing units in Butler County with a mortgage: 5,333 (90 second mortgage, 415 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,424

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Butler County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3374: January 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 3374, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 06, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1980: May 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 1980, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1822: February 17, 2009, FEMA Id: 1822, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe 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: 1809, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2008 to May 09, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1749: March 19, 2008, FEMA Id: 1749, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 10, 2008 to February 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1748: March 12, 2008, FEMA Id: 1748, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3281: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 30, 2006 to April 03, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1635: April 05, 2006, FEMA Id: 1635, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Butler County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Butler

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,557 (84.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,781 (8.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 66 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 366 (1.8%)
  • Bicycle: 38 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 398 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 531 (2.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (15%)
  • Canada (13%)
  • Philippines (12%)
  • Netherlands (8%)
  • India (8%)
  • Pakistan (7%)
  • South Africa (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Butler County


  • American (36%)
  • German (9%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • European (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Ukrainian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $47,453.

5.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.87% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($21,738 average AGI)
1.92% relocated from other states ($11,602 average AGI)
Butler County:

1.92%
Missouri average:

2.68%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ripley County, MO  0.58% ($26,600 average AGI)
from Stoddard County, MO  0.58% ($36,624)
from Wayne County, MO  0.52% ($25,184)
from Carter County, MO  0.29% ($29,310)
from Dunklin County, MO  0.29% ($21,619)
from Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.25% ($43,162)
from Scott County, MO  0.19% ($24,148)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.53% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($19,031 average AGI)
2.44% relocated to other states ($16,999 average AGI)
Butler County:

2.44%
Missouri average:

2.80%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ripley County, MO  0.59% ($25,547 average AGI)
to Stoddard County, MO  0.43% ($29,841)
to Wayne County, MO  0.29% ($29,500)
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.27% ($35,750)
to Dunklin County, MO  0.26% ($21,053)
to Carter County, MO  0.25% ($26,917)
to Greene County, MO  0.14% ($35,905)

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 population 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
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: 9,211 (6,678 aged, 2,533 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 615 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 32,304
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 769
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 93,257

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,398
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,205
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 80

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

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: 43,268
  • In family households: 35,016 (5,195 male householders, 5,882 female householders)
    7,873 spouses, 12,090 children (11,211 natural, 208 adopted, 665 stepchildren), 1,519 grandchildren, 512 brothers or sisters, 567 parents, 574 other relatives, 889 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,232 (2,389 male householders (1,755 living alone)), 3,254 female householders (2,752 living alone)), 1,589 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,008

Size of family households: 5,320 2-persons, 2,631 3-persons, 1,772 4-persons, 904 5-persons, 356 6-persons, 64 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,510 1-person, 1,001 2-persons, 79 3-persons, 36 4-persons, 23 5-persons.

5,070 married couples with children.
3,197 single-parent households (705 men, 2,492 women).

97.6% of residents of Butler speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $356,746,000 ($8,703 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:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Year house built in Butler County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Butler County, Missouri
  • 1,6242014 or later
  • 9952010 to 2013
  • 2,7052000 to 2009
  • 3,2001990 to 1999
  • 2,8731980 to 1989
  • 3,7361970 to 1979
  • 2,1691960 to 1969
  • 1,8421950 to 1959
  • 7281940 to 1949
  • 1,3481939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Butler County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Butler County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Butler County, Missouri
  • 01 room
  • 332 rooms
  • 1183 rooms
  • 1,0224 rooms
  • 2,2645 rooms
  • 2,8096 rooms
  • 1,6017 rooms
  • 1,0398 rooms
  • 1,7959+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butler County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butler County, Missouri
  • 701 room
  • 1092 rooms
  • 8103 rooms
  • 2,0114 rooms
  • 1,4025 rooms
  • 9496 rooms
  • 2797 rooms
  • 1368 rooms
  • 2079+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Butler County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Butler County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Butler County, Missouri
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1821 bedroom
  • 1,8712 bedrooms
  • 6,2313 bedrooms
  • 1,9144 bedrooms
  • 5085+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butler County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butler County, Missouri
  • 68no bedroom
  • 8181 bedroom
  • 2,6712 bedrooms
  • 2,1083 bedrooms
  • 2264 bedrooms
  • 1145+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Butler County, Missouri 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
  • 270no vehicle
  • 2,8091 vehicle
  • 4,4652 vehicles
  • 2,1583 vehicles
  • 6254 vehicles
  • 3775+ 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
  • 1,054no vehicle
  • 2,8401 vehicle
  • 1,5622 vehicles
  • 3933 vehicles
  • 1154 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles

84.5% of Butler County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Missouri.

Butler County:

84.5%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 32,099
  • Other state: 10,304
  • Northeast: 277
  • Midwest: 3,926
  • South: 4,782
  • West: 1,311
Year householders moved into unit in Butler County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Butler County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.1%Electricity
  • 21.5%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Wood
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 68.9%Electricity
  • 20.5%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 174
Here:

3.9%
Missouri:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 119
Here:

5.6%
Missouri:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 128
Here:

6.8%
Missouri:

23.4%

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 2013:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,551,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $4,202,000
    Regular Highways: $3,861,000
    Police Protection: $3,165,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,944,000
    General - Other: $141,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $140,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $35,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $865,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $440,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $425,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,974,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,000,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,206,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,807,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,204,000
    Property: $1,536,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,468,000

Butler County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,551,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $4,202,000
    Regular Highways: $3,861,000
    Police Protection: $3,165,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,944,000
    General - Other: $141,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $140,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $35,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $865,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $440,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $425,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,974,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,000,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,206,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,807,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,204,000
    Property: $1,536,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,468,000

Butler County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,551,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $4,202,000
    Regular Highways: $3,861,000
    Police Protection: $3,165,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,944,000
    General - Other: $141,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $140,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $35,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $865,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $440,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $425,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,974,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,000,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,206,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,807,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,204,000
    Property: $1,536,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,468,000

Butler County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,551,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $4,202,000
    Regular Highways: $3,861,000
    Police Protection: $3,165,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,944,000
    General - Other: $141,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $140,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $35,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $865,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $440,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $425,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,974,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,000,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,206,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,807,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,204,000
    Property: $1,536,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,468,000

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
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