Butler, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 3,999 (92% urban, 8% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.0%
 
Males: 1,891  (47.3%)
Females: 2,108  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 64730.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $31,792 (it was $25,531 in 2000)
Butler:

$31,792
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,929 (it was $15,237 in 2000)

Butler city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $86,672 (it was $56,100 in 2000)
Butler:

$86,672
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $185,217; detached houses: $190,844; townhouses or other attached units: $331,126; mobile homes: $107,560; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $27,441

Median gross rent in 2019: $645.

March 2019 cost of living index in Butler: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.2%
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  • Races in Butler, MO (2019)
    • 3,79191.3%White alone
    • 1413.4%Black alone
    • 1112.7%Hispanic
    • 631.5%Two or more races
    • 330.8%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Butler, Missouri as of October 20, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Butler is 154 to 1.


Crime rates in Butler by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(48.3)
1
(24.3)
4
(97.4)
4
(98.4)
5
(123.3)
4
(99.4)
4
(99.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.2)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(117.1)
3
(70.2)
6
(139.1)
2
(47.9)
19
(448.7)
4
(94.9)
9
(217.5)
7
(170.4)
10
(243.6)
8
(196.7)
6
(147.9)
4
(99.4)
10
(248.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
31
(724.3)
28
(655.6)
16
(374.2)
18
(417.2)
25
(598.4)
26
(614.1)
31
(735.1)
23
(556.0)
37
(900.5)
19
(462.9)
27
(663.9)
18
(443.8)
16
(397.5)
31
(771.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
87
(2,033)
131
(3,067)
138
(3,227)
142
(3,292)
118
(2,824)
142
(3,354)
158
(3,747)
161
(3,892)
143
(3,480)
129
(3,143)
95
(2,336)
105
(2,589)
77
(1,913)
88
(2,191)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(93.5)
3
(70.2)
9
(210.5)
5
(115.9)
4
(95.7)
5
(118.1)
13
(308.3)
6
(145.0)
3
(73.0)
8
(194.9)
10
(245.9)
11
(271.2)
11
(273.3)
13
(323.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.4)
1
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.6)
2
(49.3)
5
(124.2)
1
(24.9)
City-Data.com crime index139.5197.6193.2198.0267.8290.5252.1288.4261.6356.4277.6284.5225.6346.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Butler, MO

Crime rate in Butler detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 15 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Missouri average:

2.37
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Ancestries: English (16.8%), German (12.5%), Irish (12.4%), American (12.3%), Scottish (3.9%), Dutch (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1858

Elevation: 863 feet

Land area: 3.86 square miles.

Population density: 1,035 people per square mile   (low).

Butler, Missouri map

64 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Missouri:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $966 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $930 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lee's Summit, MO (46.0 miles , pop. 70,700).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (57.8 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (402.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Passaic, MO (2.1 miles),
Adrian, MO (3.1 miles ),
Foster, MO (3.4 miles),
Rich Hill, MO (3.4 miles ),
Amoret, MO (3.7 miles ),
Amsterdam, MO (3.9 miles ),
Archie, MO (3.9 miles ),
Merwin, MO (4.1 miles)

Latitude: 38.26 N, Longitude: 94.33 W

Area code: 660

Distribution of median household income in Butler, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Butler, MO in 2019
Butler satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $511,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $192,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $260,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $33,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Butler, MO residents
Average permit cost in Butler, MO
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Butler, MO
Historical housing units in Butler, MO

Population change in the 1990s: +30 (+0.7%).
Most common industries in Butler, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.6%)
  • Truck transportation (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.2%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (27.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.3%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Butler, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.0%)
  • Cashiers (6.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)

Average climate in Butler, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Butler, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 50.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.70. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.70
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.495. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.495
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Butler-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 50.0 miles away from the Butler city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 15 people.

Earthquake activity:

Butler-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 559% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 190.9 miles away from Butler center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 231.6 miles away from Butler center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 207.7 miles away from Butler center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 192.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 269.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 230.5 miles away from Butler center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bates County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Butler topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Butler:

  • BATES COUNTY HOSPICE (501 NORTH ORANGE)
  • BATES COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 615 W NURSERY ST)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES (4 WEST OHIO STREET, SUITE 2-B)
  • HEARTLAND OF WILLOW LANE (416 SOUTH HIGH STREET)
  • MEDICALODGES BUTLER (103 EAST NURSERY)
  • NURSING CTR (416 S HIGH)
  • WILLOW LANE NURSING CTR (416 S HIGH ST)
  • DSI - BUTLER RENAL CENTER (601 W NURSERY)
  • BATES COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOMECARE (PO BOX 370)

Airports and heliports located in Butler:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Butler:

  • University of Central Missouri (about 48 miles; Warrensburg, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,952)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 49 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • Wright Career College (about 51 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 51 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • Rockhurst University (about 55 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 56 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 58 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)

Public high schools in Butler:

  • BUTLER HIGH (Students: 504, Location: 420 S FULTON ST, Grades: 7-12)
  • BALLARD HIGH (Students: 58, Location: 10247 NE STATE ROUTE 18, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Butler:

  • BUTLER ELEM. (Students: 554, Location: 4 N HIGH ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • BALLARD ELEM. (Location: 10247 NE STATE ROUTE 18, Grades: KG-6)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Butler Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Churches in Butler include: First Assembly of God Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), Saint Patricks Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oak Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Museum of Pioneer History (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 100 East Fort Scott Street).

Hotel: Butler Days Inn (100 S Fran Avenue).

Birthplace of: Robert Heinlein, Wesley Bolin - Politician, Stan Wall - Baseball player, Warren Dee Welliver - Judge.

Bates County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BATES CO PWSD 1 (Population served: 250, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Butler that have no violations reported:

  • BUTLER (Population served: 4,100, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • BATES CO PWSD 6 (Population served: 2,440, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • BATES CO PWSD 3 (Population served: 418, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.3%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Butler in 2010:

  • 126 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 84 people in federal detention centers
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
197 people in nursing homes in 2000
14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Butler (2011 data):

  • Community First Bank: Cfb West Branch at 1109 W. Ft. Scott Street, branch established on 1902/10/15; at 915 West Fort Scott Street, branch established on 1932/01/01. Info updated 2010/08/12: Bank assets: $158.6 mil, Deposits: $135.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank: Of Amsterdam Butler Br at 19 South Orange Street, branch established on 2009/04/10. Info updated 2010/08/11: Bank assets: $48.5 mil, Deposits: $43.5 mil, headquarters in Amsterdam, MO, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Amsterdam Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Butler Fort Scott Branch at 609 West Ft. Scott, branch established on 1975/11/10. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Adrian Bank: Butler Branch at 1101 W Ft Scott, branch established on 1997/05/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $118.1 mil, Deposits: $105.4 mil, headquarters in Adrian, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Adrian Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Butler:

Marital status in Butler, MO
  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

For population 25 years and over in Butler:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Missouri average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Butler
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Butler, MO (based on Bates County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,58230
Mainline Protestant2,36515
Catholic4241
Other3603
Black Protestant1241
None8,194-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Bates County:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Bates County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Bates County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Bates County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.1%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.0%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.8%
Missouri:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Butler:

43.9%
Missouri:

48.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.1%
Missouri:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Butler:

14.5%
Missouri:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Butler:

33.4%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Butler:

53.4%
Missouri:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Butler:

74.7%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Butler, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 10$30,380$36,4560$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$29,337$39,1163$1,809
Water Supply 6$15,737$31,4740$0
Electric Power 6$21,107$42,2140$0
Sewerage 4$10,715$32,1450$0
Police - Other 4$8,603$25,8092$354
Streets and Highways 4$7,808$23,4240$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,237$32,9481$141
Judicial and Legal 2$4,550$27,3000$0
Financial Administration 1$3,266$39,1920$0
Firefighters 1$4,130$49,5601$34
Other Government Administration 1$3,507$42,08410$1,657
Totals for Government 51$147,376$34,67717$3,995

Butler government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,214,000 ($1053.76)
    Police Protection: $1,029,000 ($257.31)
    Water Utilities: $995,000 ($248.81)
    Sewerage: $528,000 ($132.03)
    Central Staff Services: $499,000 ($124.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $411,000 ($102.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $253,000 ($63.27)
    Regular Highways: $241,000 ($60.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $199,000 ($49.76)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $138,000 ($34.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $133,000 ($33.26)
    General - Other: $73,000 ($18.25)
    Air Transportation: $20,000 ($5.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $397,000 ($99.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $470,000 ($117.53)
    Regular Highways: $58,000 ($14.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,793,000 ($448.36)

Butler government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $651,000 ($162.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $244,000 ($61.02)
    Other: $175,000 ($43.76)
    Air Transportation: $25,000 ($6.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $143,000 ($35.76)
    Fines and Forfeits: $102,000 ($25.51)
    General Revenue - Other: $99,000 ($24.76)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,418,000 ($1354.84)
    Water Utilities: $1,279,000 ($319.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $355,000 ($88.77)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,569,000 ($392.35)
    Property: $310,000 ($77.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $185,000 ($46.26)
    Other License: $15,000 ($3.75)

Butler government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,668,000 ($2417.60)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,975,000 ($2244.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $693,000 ($173.29)

Butler government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,798,000 ($1199.80)

6.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,431 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Missouri average:

7.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cass County, MO  1.51% ($41,159 average AGI)
from Vernon County, MO  0.65% ($25,842)
from Jackson County, MO  0.56% ($35,939)


6.37% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,815 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Missouri average:

7.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cass County, MO  1.71% ($38,350 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MO  0.78% ($29,957)
to Vernon County, MO  0.56% ($27,273)
Businesses in Butler, MO
NameCountNameCount
Days Inn1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value1
Lane Furniture2U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS2
Pizza Hut1Walmart1
SONIC Drive-In1

Strongest AM radio stations in Butler:

  • KMAM (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BUTLER, MO; Owner: BATES COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Butler:

  • KMOE (92.1 FM; BUTLER, MO; Owner: BATES COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDKD-FM (95.3 FM; CLINTON, MO; Owner: CLINTON RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
Butler fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Butler fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 64Number of bridges
  • 440ft / 134mTotal length
  • $3,369,000Total costs
  • 135,886Total average daily traffic
  • 40,157Total average daily truck traffic
  • 150,422Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Butler, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 251960-1969
  • 71980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 102000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Butler, MO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Butler)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 130 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Butler, MO)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Butler)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Butler)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2013 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2013 the average number of fires per year is 30. The highest number of reported fires - 62 took place in 2006, and the least - 4 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Butler, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (42.3%), and Outside Fires (42.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Butler, MO
    • 15242.3%Structure Fires
    • 15142.1%Outside Fires
    • 5114.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 51.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Butler, MO
Most common first names in Butler, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8277.0 years
Mary7783.4 years
James6977.4 years
William6677.8 years
Charles5676.0 years
Robert4371.7 years
George4279.2 years
Roy3376.9 years
Arthur3280.0 years
Mildred3181.6 years
Most common last names in Butler, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6579.6 years
Miller4579.6 years
Wilson3076.1 years
Thomas2974.8 years
Davis2081.8 years
White1984.5 years
Jones1978.7 years
Clark1783.2 years
Anderson1777.7 years
Mcguire1674.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Butler, MO
  • 77.7%Utility gas
  • 18.1%Electricity
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Butler, MO
  • 49.3%Electricity
  • 48.7%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Wood


Butler compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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