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Butler County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2014: 374,158 (91% urban, 9% rural); it was 332,807 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 72,208
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 22,549
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 88,121
Renter-occupied apartments: 41,203 (it was 34,961 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

32%

Land area: 467 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 801 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Butler County: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.2%), Educational, health and social services (16.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.5%), Manufacturing (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Butler County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (84.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (7.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.0%)
  • Asian alone (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 183,089  (48.9%)
Females: 191,069  (51.1%)

Butler County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Butler County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $58,785 ($47,885 in 1999)

This county:

$58,785
Ohio:

$51,075

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $668 (lower quartile is $513, upper quartile is $846)
This county:

$668
State:

$596


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $164,800 (it was $119,200 in 2000)
Butler:

$164,800
Ohio:

$136,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $103,800 - $238,800

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $192,437
Here:

$192,437
State:

$173,981

Townhouses or other attached units: $123,055
Here:

$123,055
State:

$154,387

In 2-unit structures: $99,151
Here:

$99,151
State:

$129,444

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $76,377
Here:

$76,377
State:

$121,212

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $95,940
Here:

$95,940
State:

$160,749

Mobile homes: $93,248
Here:

$93,248
State:

$50,037
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,407
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $471

Institutionalized population: 3,022

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 14
  • Robberies: 13
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 370
  • Thefts: 807
  • Auto thefts: 55
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1887 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2001: 2080 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 2102 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2005: 2573 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2006: 1495 buildings, average cost: $185,700
  • 2007: 851 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2008: 521 buildings, average cost: $198,500
  • 2009: 544 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2010: 440 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2011: 393 buildings, average cost: $196,200
  • 2012: 488 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2013: 611 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 2014: 583 buildings, average cost: $224,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,694 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,034 (1.4%)

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 2015: 14.9%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.4% for Black residents, 34.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for American Indian residents, 61.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 36.5% for other race residents, 25.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 14.9%
Butler County:

14.9%
Ohio:

14.8%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.4% for Black residents, 32.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.1% for American Indian residents, 61.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 38.6% for other race residents, 23.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 36 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39 years old, Black residents: 35 years old, American Indian residents: 17 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 19 years old)

Area name: Cincinnati-Middleton, OH-KY-IN HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Butler County is $506 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $655 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $877 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hamilton, Middletown, Fairfield, Oxford, Trenton, Beckett Ridge, Monroe, Four Bridges, New Miami, Ross.

Butler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
45003College Corner7141.37.315.684.6663.748.302.6510.28
45011Hamilton44670.30.13.632.035.07139.732.151.004.35
45012Hamilton11.51.51.51.5  1.501.132.20
45013Hamilton30651.10.13.922.285.58142.362.201.204.40
45014Fairfield48761.105.482.786.78123.763.101.287.43
45015Hamilton6049.70.15.482.867.66139.772.651.606.60
45018Fairfield219.77.613.6512.248.5662.6813.654.6013.65
45020Hamilton11.31.31.31.3  1.301.532.88
45023Hamilton23.83.73.753.750.071.893.752.653.75
45026Hamilton15.45.45.45.4  5.402.554.98
45042Middletown341330.15.823.745.4393.344.202.008.10
45043Middletown311.43.26.35.394.4570.654.302.906.08
45044Middletown40750.20.14.862.845.41111.273.301.486.10
45050Monroe6722.702.981.853.49117.331.500.904.60
45053Okeana18110.14.132.722.9972.423.651.456.00
45056Oxford2064303.972.224.92123.942.601.104.85
45061Ross819.40.46.383.946.3799.94.302.504.80
45062Seven Mile813.82.67.426.294.3858.966.503.209.00
45063Shandon35.72.93.973.791.5138.183.302.983.90
45064Somerville1730.90.56.242.669.68155.191.600.935.25
45067Trenton5946.40.17.574.287.68101.365.502.0810.13
45069West Chester104621.70.13.62.283.5297.852.501.254.60
45071West Chester42.21.21.91.850.4825.062.101.202.20

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

2012 air pollution in Butler County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.033 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 18.6 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 11.2 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Butler County: Whip-Poor-Will Camp (A), Stubbs Mill (B), Beedles Station (C), Hidden Valley Fruit Farm (D), Irons Fruit Farm (E), Glenview Farms (F), Howry Farms (G), San Mar Gale Farm (H), Red Sun Farm (I), Greenfield Plant Farm (J), Brillwood Farm (K), Schoellman Dairy Farm (L), Kingswood Golf Course (M), Hickory Corner (N), Camp Butterworth (O), Camp Firefly (P), Camp Hook (Q), Camp Joy (R), Camp Kern (S), Camp Stonybrook (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Kings Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Butler County include: Saint Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church (A), Horizon Pointe Church (B), Bethany Church (C), Caesar Creek Church (D), Fellowship Church (E), Leather Ear Church (F), Silver Grove Church (G), Sugar Run Church (H), Corwin Pentecostal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Salem Cemetery (1), Bethel Cemetery (2), Bigger Cemetery (3), Springboro Cemetery (4), Spurling Cemetery (5), Stiles Cemetery (6), Craig Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Al-Char Lakes (A), Lake Chetac (B), Four Winds Lake (C), Burton Lake (D), Caesar Creek Lake (E), Harper Pond (F), Piney Wood Lake (G), Happy Times Farm Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Newman Run (A), Muntz Run (B), Mill Run (C), Martins Run (D), Little Muddy Creek (E), Lick Run (F), Knoll Brook (G), Kunkers Run (H), Kellers Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Butler County include: Caesar Creek State Park (1), Kessling Park (2), Armco Park (3), Caesar Creek Gorge State Natural Area (4), Fort Ancient State Memorial (5), Jill Lane Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Clear Creek County, Colorado , Placer County, California , Kit Carson County, Colorado , Hendricks County, Indiana , Tucker County, West Virginia , Pike County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 26,012
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 9,147 (48% naturalized citizens)

Butler County:

2.7%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2,556
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,639
  • 1985 to 1989: 1,181
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,094
  • 1975 to 1979: 723
  • 1970 to 1974: 446
  • 1970 to 1974: 488
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,020
Note: State values scaled to Butler County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 90,740
  • One, attached: 4,914
  • Two: 4,716
  • 3 or 4: 5,784
  • 5 to 9: 5,791
  • 10 to 19: 8,632
  • 20 or more: 4,222
  • Mobile homes: 4,956
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 38

Housing units in Butler County with a mortgage: 59,136 (7,633 second mortgage, 8,920 home equity loan, 192 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 18,455

Here:

76.2% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Butler County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant63,088210
Catholic44,41713
Mainline Protestant22,08868
Other6,64728
Black Protestant2,60913
Orthodox901
None229,191-
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: 59
Butler County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
This county:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 109
Butler County:

3.05 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 188
This county:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Butler County:

10.0%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

30.2%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Butler County:

Average size of farms: 130 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $33,258
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $277.24
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 30.43%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 31.63%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $30,754
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 62.97%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.49%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $53,320
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.06%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.76
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 10.20%
Corn for grain: 28537 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3337 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 39463 harvested acres
Vegetables: 172 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 53 acres

Tornado activity:

Butler County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 1791048.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 6 fatalities and 122 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/9/1999, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 4 people and injured 65 people and caused $85 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Butler County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from Butler 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 193.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 185.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 77.1 miles away from Butler County center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.5 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:

  • Ohio Severe Wind Storm associated with Tropical Depression Ike, Incident Period: September 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1805: October 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1805, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tropical Depression, Wind
  • Ohio Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3250: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio Snow, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to December 24, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3198: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3198, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Ohio Severe Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: July 17, 2001 to July 18, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1390: August 27, 2001, FEMA Id: 1390, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Flooding, Incident Period: May 02, 1996 to June 24, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1122: June 24, 1996, FEMA Id: 1122, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Ohio Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: May 28, 1990 to July 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-870: June 06, 1990, FEMA Id: 870, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Ohio SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 23, 1989 to June 26, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-831: June 10, 1989, FEMA Id: 831, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3055: January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: 3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Ohio TORNADOES, Incident Period: April 04, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-421: April 04, 1974, FEMA Id: 421, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • Ohio Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 1968, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-243: June 05, 1968, FEMA Id: 243, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Butler County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

  • India (13%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Germany (5%)

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

  • German (28%)
  • United States or American (17%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (10%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Butler County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 134,970 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 14,546 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,353 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 67 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 14 (0%)
  • Taxi: 80 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 100 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 319 (0%)
  • Walked: 4,244 (3%)
  • Other means: 615 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 4,006 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 7,571 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,322 people in nursing homes
  • 517 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 241 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 196 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 129 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 100 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 90 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 44 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 18 people in religious group quarters
  • 17 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 2 people in other group homes

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

  • 7,393 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,012 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 939 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 187 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 161 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 146 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 37 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 31 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 26 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $58,623.

5.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,980 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
Ohio average:

4.72%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($117 average AGI)
Butler County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.03%

4.05% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($25,391 average AGI)
1.77% relocated from other states ($13,473 average AGI)
Butler County:

1.77%
Ohio average:

1.60%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hamilton County, OH  2.17% ($36,316 average AGI)
from Warren County, OH  0.70% ($39,182)
from Montgomery County, OH  0.32% ($36,820)
from Clermont County, OH  0.21% ($31,848)
from Franklin County, OH  0.12% ($37,335)
from Preble County, OH  0.10% ($28,336)
from Greene County, OH  0.05% ($40,365)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,124 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Ohio average:

5.14%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($302 average AGI)
Butler County:

0.04%
Ohio average:

0.04%

3.88% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($23,638 average AGI)
2.33% relocated to other states ($18,185 average AGI)
Butler County:

2.33%
Ohio average:

2.02%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hamilton County, OH  1.81% ($34,556 average AGI)
to Warren County, OH  0.85% ($46,354)
to Montgomery County, OH  0.32% ($31,645)
to Clermont County, OH  0.21% ($36,245)
to Franklin County, OH  0.16% ($31,705)
to Preble County, OH  0.10% ($33,275)
to Kenton County, KY  0.07% ($32,882)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Butler County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Butler County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Butler County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.3%
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: 47,791 (39,237 aged, 8,554 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 6,581 (7%)

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, Ohio in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (3,439)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (3,424)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (2,684)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (2,245)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,821)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (1,499)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,239)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (908)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (796)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (760)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.15
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,315
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 203
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 43,790

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,369
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 788
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 39
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 81

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 31.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 14.6
  • Other - 16.7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 106.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 48.0
  • Suffocation - 26.3
  • Poisoning - 24.2
  • Other - 8.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 357,177
  • In family households: 303,750 (67,294 male householders, 28,110 female householders)
    71,877 spouses, 108,921 children (100,362 natural, 2,517 adopted, 6,042 stepchildren), 8,293 grandchildren, 2,662 brothers or sisters, 2,611 parents, 3,567 other relatives, 8,472 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 53,427 (18,960 male householders (14,208 living alone)), 21,596 female householders (17,736 living alone)), 12,871 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10,953 (3,022 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 38,980 2-persons, 22,470 3-persons, 19,512 4-persons, 9,295 5-persons, 3,376 6-persons, 1,771 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 31,944 1-person, 6,376 2-persons, 1,035 3-persons, 842 4-persons, 172 5-persons, 69 6-persons, 118 7-or-more-persons.

61,753 married couples with children.
17,653 single-parent households (3,951 men, 13,702 women).

95.0% of residents of Butler County speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (76% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,851,339,000 ($5,342 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $575,603,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $655,637,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $294,541,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,088,000
Federal grants: $289,953,000
Federal procurement contracts: $555,541,000 ($539,722,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $48,579,000 ($14,465,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $126,247,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $230,185,000
Federal Government insurance: $112,842,000

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

Births: 24,728
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 14,347
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,975
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +5,762
Here +16 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Butler County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 45.32 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 233
  • 2010 to 2013: 2,385
  • 2000 to 2009: 22,547
  • 1990 to 1999: 28,660
  • 1980 to 1989: 16,634
  • 1970 to 1979: 22,608
  • 1960 to 1969: 13,799
  • 1950 to 1959: 18,226
  • 1940 to 1949: 6,908
  • 1939 or earlier: 17,903
Note: State values scaled to Butler population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Butler County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Butler County population
  • 1 room: 25
  • 2 rooms: 157
  • 3 rooms: 795
  • 4 rooms: 6,347
  • 5 rooms: 17,821
  • 6 rooms: 18,869
  • 7 rooms: 15,543
  • 8 rooms: 14,591
  • 9+ rooms: 13,973
  • 1 room: 845
  • 2 rooms: 1,839
  • 3 rooms: 5,987
  • 4 rooms: 10,678
  • 5 rooms: 9,126
  • 6 rooms: 3,618
  • 7 rooms: 1,609
  • 8 rooms: 777
  • 9+ rooms: 482
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Butler County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Butler County population
  • no bedroom: 28
  • 1 bedroom: 1,146
  • 2 bedrooms: 16,627
  • 3 bedrooms: 43,088
  • 4 bedrooms: 24,678
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,554
  • no bedroom: 979
  • 1 bedroom: 8,690
  • 2 bedrooms: 16,713
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,585
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,647
  • 5+ bedrooms: 347
Cars and other vehicles available in Butler County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Butler County population
  • no vehicle: 2,611
  • 1 vehicle: 19,533
  • 2 vehicles: 43,662
  • 3 vehicles: 16,614
  • 4 vehicles: 4,276
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,425
  • no vehicle: 4,947
  • 1 vehicle: 16,637
  • 2 vehicles: 10,187
  • 3 vehicles: 2,277
  • 4 vehicles: 677
  • 5+ vehicles: 236

52% of Butler County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Ohio.

Butler County:

51.6%
State average:

58.2%

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

  • This state: 226,077
  • Northeast: 14,590
  • Midwest: 25,398
  • South: 48,933
  • West: 7,180

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $104,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Butler County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (58.7%)
  • Electricity (25.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.5%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (48.6%)
  • Electricity (43.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,936
Here:

12.5%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,246
Here:

11.9%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,955
Here:

8.5%
Ohio:

23.4%

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)

Butler County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,609,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $19,016,000
    Water Utilities: $5,464,000
    Regular Highways: $4,147,000
    General - Other: $172,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $56,103,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $45,555,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,091,000
    General - Other: $24,889,000
    Police Protection: $22,608,000
    Regular Highways: $17,916,000
    Water Utilities: $17,057,000
    Sewerage: $10,677,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,738,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $9,084,000
    Financial Administration: $7,633,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $7,548,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $6,991,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,070,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,024,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,688,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $449,000
    Parking Facilities: $163,000
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,808,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $2,057,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $171,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,545,000
    Regular Highways: $1,352,000
    Sewerage: $341,000
    Water Utilities: $156,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $135,000
    Central Staff Services: $70,000
    Financial Administration: $47,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $25,000
    General Public Building: $21,000
    Health - Other: $18,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $85,023,000

Butler County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $36,104,000
    Sewerage: $18,272,000
    Regular Highways: $1,095,000
    Parking Facilities: $171,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $21,641,000
    Special Assessments: $9,423,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,150,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,637,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $26,314,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $46,661,000
    Health and Hospitals: $33,236,000
    Highways: $19,049,000
    All Other: $15,840,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,439,000
    Sewerage: $2,454,000
    Water Utilities: $442,000
  • Tax - Property: $54,692,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $22,607,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $6,218,000
    Other License: $574,000

Butler County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $349,510,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $242,998,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $239,500,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $232,419,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $118,040,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,509,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,930,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,030,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $36,305,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $22,640,000

Butler County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,305,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $119,539,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $351,433,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 5,543
  • Number of aged recipients: 273
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 5,270
  • Number of recipients under 18: 936
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 3,938
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 669
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,655
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,566
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)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 72 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,814$141,9591,526$156,6809,714$157,602244$47,33618$2,519,444362$100,09926$33,308
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED106$143,887146$150,993731$159,52056$23,5360$037$95,05414$34,214
APPLICATIONS DENIED364$133,863276$122,5143,108$160,822258$46,4532$682,000184$103,60948$47,125
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN213$136,343139$149,1731,540$165,00048$60,8332$842,00062$130,8554$36,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS45$129,86734$127,588428$158,85013$57,1541$120,00020$70,0504$58,750
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 61 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED279$179,738327$186,5022$83,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED78$185,090116$198,6382$119,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED34$197,23561$182,0330$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$140,66726$197,9621$30,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$395,00012$191,0830$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Butler County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2,15678.9 years
William1,96273.6 years
John1,84973.8 years
James1,77470.3 years
Robert1,74171.9 years
Charles1,41573.9 years
George97575.2 years
Helen87180.1 years
Ruth85079.2 years
Dorothy78377.6 years
Most common last names in Butler County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith91472.6 years
Johnson58673.0 years
Jones50572.6 years
Brown47773.4 years
Miller45374.9 years
Williams45173.0 years
Baker36375.3 years
Davis35075.3 years
Wilson34073.6 years
Moore32474.6 years
Businesses in Butler County, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI2Kohl's4
AT&T4Kroger10
Ace Hardware3LA Fitness2
Advance Auto Parts5La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant2
Ann Taylor1Lane Furniture1
Applebee's5LensCrafters1
Arby's8Levi Strauss & Co.1
AutoZone8Little Caesars Pizza7
Avenue1Long John Silver's4
Banana Republic1Lowe's3
Barnes & Noble1Marriott4
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets11
Bath & Body Works1Maurices1
Baymont Inn1McDonald's16
Bed Bath & Beyond1Meijer3
Best Western1Men's Wearhouse1
Blockbuster6New Balance2
Brooks Brothers1New York & Co1
Budget Car Rental2Nike8
Buffalo Wild Wings3Nissan1
Burger King9Office Depot2
CVS7Old Navy1
Caribou Coffee2Olive Garden2
Charlotte Russe1Pac Sun1
Chick-Fil-A1Panera Bread4
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza6
Chipotle5Payless3
Circle K9Penske4
Clarks1PetSmart2
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports1
ColorTyme2Pizza Hut6
Comfort Inn3Plato's Closet1
Cracker Barrel1Popeyes3
Cricket Wireless7Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Curves4Quiznos2
DHL2RadioShack5
Dairy Queen1Red Robin1
Decora Cabinetry5Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza9Ruby Tuesday1
DressBarn2Rue212
Dressbarn2SONIC Drive-In3
Dunkin Donuts4Sears3
Extended Stay America1Skechers USA1
Famous Footwear3Sprint Nextel2
Fashion Bug2Staples1
FedEx26Starbucks9
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Steak 'n Shake3
GNC5Subaru1
GameStop4Subway13
Gap1T-Mobile10
Goodwill1T.G.I. Driday's1
Gymboree1T.J.Maxx2
H&R Block12Taco Bell10
Haworth2Talbots1
Hilton2Target3
Hobby Lobby1The Room Place1
Holiday Inn5Tim Hortons1
Home Depot2Toyota1
Honda2Toys"R"Us2
Howard Johnson1True Value1
Hyundai1U-Haul9
IHOP1UPS34
IZOD1Vans1
InTown Suites1Verizon Wireless2
J. Jill1Volkswagen1
J.Crew1Waffle House5
JCPenney1Walgreens9
JoS. A. Bank2Walmart5
Jones New York3Wendy's14
Justice1White Castle6
KFC4Wingate1
Kincaid2World Gym1
Kmart1YMCA6

Butler County on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"