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Butler County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2016: 15,121 (all rural); it was 15,305 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,870
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,124
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,966
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,126 (it was 1,209 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

28%

Land area: 580 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Butler County: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (37.4%), Educational, health and social services (14.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 31%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 64%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Butler County, IA (2017)
    • 14,48894.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1901.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1020.7%Asian alone
    • 920.6%Two or more races
    • 460.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 400.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 270.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

44.0 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years
Males: 7,562  (50.0%)
Females: 7,559  (50.0%)
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Average household size:
Butler County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,030 ($35,883 in 1999)
This county:

$56,030
Iowa:

$58,570

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $466 (lower quartile is $342, upper quartile is $585)
This county:

$466
State:

$628


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $120,769 (it was $66,500 in 2000)
Butler:

$120,769
Iowa:

$149,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,406 - $170,453

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $194,680
Here:

$194,680
State:

$186,769

Townhouses or other attached units: $107,949
Here:

$107,949
State:

$183,349

In 2-unit structures: $1,089,160
Here:

$1,089,160
State:

$141,928

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $144,255
Here:

$144,255
State:

$167,742

Mobile homes: $24,320
Here:

$24,320
State:

$46,662

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,009
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $424

Institutionalized population: 242

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 20
  • Thefts: 29
  • Auto thefts: 4

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 18
  • Thefts: 34
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2002: 38 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2003: 45 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2005: 39 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2006: 35 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2007: 33 buildings, average cost: $182,300
  • 2008: 215 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2009: 55 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $198,000
  • 2014: 21 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2015: 24 buildings, average cost: $173,100
  • 2016: 32 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2017: 25 buildings, average cost: $185,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Butler, IA residents
Average permit cost in Butler, IA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,765 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,809 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Butler, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Butler, IA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Butler, IA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.7%
Butler County:

7.7%
Iowa:

10.7%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.5% for Black residents, 11.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 44.0 years old
(Males: 42.4 years old, Females: 45.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.4 years old, Black residents: 19.2 years old, American Indian residents: 41.0 years old, Asian residents: 26.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.5 years old, Other race residents: 25.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Butler County is $388 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $498 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $645 a month.

Cities in this county include: Parkersburg, Clarksville, Shell Rock, Greene, Aplington, Allison, Dumont, New Hartford, Bristow, Aredale.

Butler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Butler County: Maple Hills Country Club (A), Maynard Co-op Company Elevator (B), Fredericksburg Farmers Co-op Elevator (C), Willow Run Country Club (D), Pony (E), Wilsons Grove (F), Spring Lake (G), Key (H), Camp Heyata (I), Camp Ingawanis (J), Camp Sacajawea (K), Camp Wahpaton (L), Bremer (M), Grove Hill (N), Fredericksburg Farmers Co-op Elevator (O), Wapsie Ridge Golf Course (P), Waverly Junction (Q), Bremer County Home (R), Frederika Town Hall (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Butler County include: Warren Church (A), West Douglas Church (B), Horton Baptist Church (C), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (D), Immanuel Lutheran Church (E), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (F), Frederika Methodist Church (G), Saint Johannes Church (H), Saint John Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Alcock Cemetery (1), Andrews Cemetery (2), Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery (3), County Farm Cemetery (4), Oakland Cemetery (5), Pilot Mound Cemetery (6), Saint John Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Baskins Run (A), Klock Creek (B), Dry Run (C), Quarter Section Run (D), Horton Creek (E), East Fork Wapsipinicon River (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Butler County include: Alcock County Park (1), Seven Bridges County Park (2), Cedar River Wildlife Area (3), North Cedar Park (4), Cedar Bend County Park (5), Cedar River Green Belt (6), Shell Rock Access Area (7), Shell Rock Wildlife Area (8), Plum Creek Wildlife Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Buchanan County , Chickasaw County , Genesee County, Michigan , Humboldt County , Union County, South Dakota , Webster County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Iowa:

2.8%

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

Current college students: 420
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 125 (35.0% naturalized citizens)

Butler County:

0.8%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 732010 or later
  • 302000 to 2009
  • 81990 to 1999
  • 401980 to 1989
  • 121970 to 1979
  • 65Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,131
  • One, attached: 32
  • Two: 75
  • 3 or 4: 206
  • 5 to 9: 129
  • 10 to 19: 124
  • 20 to 49: 49
  • 50 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 144

Housing units in Butler County with a mortgage: 2,690 (96 second mortgage, 263 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,395

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

61.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Butler County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,56527
Evangelical Protestant2,19119
Catholic5701
Black Protestant1831
Other-1
None4,358-
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: 5
Butler County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Butler County:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Butler County:

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

26.7%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Butler County:

Average size of farms: 305 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $125,040
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $268.83
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 44.60%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $107,791
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 84.60%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $82,455
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.27%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.83
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.46%
Corn for grain: 141955 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 125782 harvested acres
Vegetables: 7 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3 acres

Tornado activity:

Butler County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 1799869.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 7 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/1/1961, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Butler County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 392.1 miles away from Butler County center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 259.4 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 372.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 217.8 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 347.9 miles away from Butler County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 267.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Iowa Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 21, 2016 to October 03, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4289: October 31, 2016, FEMA Id: 4289, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 20, 2015 to June 25, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4234: July 31, 2015, FEMA Id: 4234, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2014 to July 08, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4187: August 05, 2014, FEMA Id: 4187, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 14, 2014 to June 24, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4184: July 24, 2014, FEMA Id: 4184, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 21, 2013 to June 28, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4135: July 31, 2013, FEMA Id: 4135, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2013 to June 15, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4126: July 02, 2013, FEMA Id: 4126, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1930: July 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1930, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1763: May 27, 2008, FEMA Id: 1763, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: February 23, 2007 to March 02, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1688: March 14, 2007, FEMA Id: 1688, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Iowa Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3239: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3239, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Butler County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 15, Tornadoes: 10, Winds: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 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: 3,488 (77.9%)
  • Carpooled: 341 (7.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 26 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 25 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 211 (4.7%)
  • Worked at home: 413 (9.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (59%)
  • Germany (15%)
  • Guatemala (11%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (3%)
  • Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Butler County


  • German (59%)
  • American (8%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • Danish (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
279 people in nursing homes
9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
236 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,478.

4.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Iowa average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.36% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($35,046 average AGI)
0.43% relocated from other states ($3,263 average AGI)
Butler County:

0.43%
Iowa average:

2.42%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Black Hawk County, IA  1.26% ($37,081 average AGI)
from Bremer County, IA  1.09% ($38,922)
from Floyd County, IA  0.34% ($37,900)


5.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,529 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Iowa average:

6.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.66% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($40,726 average AGI)
0.66% relocated to other states ($4,803 average AGI)
Butler County:

0.66%
Iowa average:

2.69%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bremer County, IA  1.15% ($49,382 average AGI)
to Black Hawk County, IA  1.07% ($33,651)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9

Births per 1000 population in Butler County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Butler County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Butler County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.7%
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: 3,170 (2,867 aged, 303 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 192 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (497)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (149)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (145)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (145)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (117)
  • Unspecified dementia (88)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (76)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (73)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (64)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (54)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,181
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,354

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 13
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 33

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,121
  • In family households: 12,401 (2,484 male householders, 1,755 female householders)
    3,768 spouses, 3,919 children (3,703 natural, 54 adopted, 160 stepchildren), 84 grandchildren, 79 brothers or sisters, 33 parents, 90 other relatives, 163 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,450 (998 male householders (798 living alone)), 1,083 female householders (955 living alone)), 349 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 246

Size of family households: 2,348 2-persons, 724 3-persons, 672 4-persons, 324 5-persons, 120 6-persons, 73 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,755 1-person, 267 2-persons, 43 3-persons, 8 4-persons.

2,775 married couples with children.
530 single-parent households (220 men, 310 women).

98.1% of residents of Butler speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $97,636,000 ($6,478 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $711,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $42,134,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,606,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $16,142,000
Federal grants: $14,289,000
Federal procurement contracts: $679,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,786,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,293,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,780,000
Federal Government insurance: $66,720,000

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

Births: 821
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,032
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -3
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -4
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Butler County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.93 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.2

Year house built in Butler County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Butler County, Iowa
  • 02014 or later
  • 1182010 to 2013
  • 6142000 to 2009
  • 3521990 to 1999
  • 3031980 to 1989
  • 9011970 to 1979
  • 5351960 to 1969
  • 6731950 to 1959
  • 4751940 to 1949
  • 2,7921939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Butler County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Butler County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Butler County, Iowa
  • 321 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 1173 rooms
  • 3544 rooms
  • 8575 rooms
  • 1,0306 rooms
  • 8997 rooms
  • 6778 rooms
  • 1,1339+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butler County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butler County, Iowa
  • 211 room
  • 722 rooms
  • 2173 rooms
  • 2434 rooms
  • 2445 rooms
  • 1656 rooms
  • 1467 rooms
  • 788 rooms
  • 709+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Butler County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Butler County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Butler County, Iowa
  • 36no bedroom
  • 1751 bedroom
  • 1,2002 bedrooms
  • 2,1833 bedrooms
  • 1,1324 bedrooms
  • 3705+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butler County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butler County, Iowa
  • 22no bedroom
  • 2471 bedroom
  • 4112 bedrooms
  • 3593 bedrooms
  • 2014 bedrooms
  • 195+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Butler County, Iowa 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
  • 68no vehicle
  • 8921 vehicle
  • 1,8332 vehicles
  • 1,3423 vehicles
  • 6044 vehicles
  • 4155+ 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
  • 144no vehicle
  • 5021 vehicle
  • 3342 vehicles
  • 2463 vehicles
  • 514 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles

94.9% of Butler County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Iowa.

Butler County:

94.9%
State average:

85.4%

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

  • This state: 13,091
  • Other state: 1,735
  • Northeast: 190
  • Midwest: 932
  • South: 269
  • West: 338
Year householders moved into unit in Butler County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Butler County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 50.1%Utility gas
  • 26.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.3%Electricity
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 44.9%Utility gas
  • 39.1%Electricity
  • 15.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 80
Here:

5.0%
Iowa:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 18
Here:

2.4%
Iowa:

7.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 61
Here:

15.1%
Iowa:

24.7%

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 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $164,000
  • Charges - Other: $508,000
    Regular Highways: $70,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $965,000
    Regular Highways: $212,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $24,352,000
    Regular Highways: $5,219,000
    Police Protection: $1,688,000
    Financial Administration: $1,021,000
    General - Other: $548,000
    General Public Buildings: $466,000
    Central Staff Services: $448,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $401,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $254,000
    Solid Waste Management: $240,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $207,000
    Correctional Institutions: $205,000
    Libraries: $67,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $115,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,087,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,664,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $423,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $990,000
    Interest Earnings: $297,000
    Rents: $277,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $102,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,452,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $26,107,000
    Highways: $3,869,000
    Public Welfare: $1,721,000
    Other: $427,000
    General Local Government Support: $415,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,276,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $471,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $306,000
    Other License: $41,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,929,000

Butler County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $164,000
  • Charges - Other: $508,000
    Regular Highways: $70,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $965,000
    Regular Highways: $212,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $24,352,000
    Regular Highways: $5,219,000
    Police Protection: $1,688,000
    Financial Administration: $1,021,000
    General - Other: $548,000
    General Public Buildings: $466,000
    Central Staff Services: $448,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $401,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $254,000
    Solid Waste Management: $240,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $207,000
    Correctional Institutions: $205,000
    Libraries: $67,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $115,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,087,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,664,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $423,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $990,000
    Interest Earnings: $297,000
    Rents: $277,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $102,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,452,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $26,107,000
    Highways: $3,869,000
    Public Welfare: $1,721,000
    Other: $427,000
    General Local Government Support: $415,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,276,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $471,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $306,000
    Other License: $41,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,929,000

Butler County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $164,000
  • Charges - Other: $508,000
    Regular Highways: $70,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $965,000
    Regular Highways: $212,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $24,352,000
    Regular Highways: $5,219,000
    Police Protection: $1,688,000
    Financial Administration: $1,021,000
    General - Other: $548,000
    General Public Buildings: $466,000
    Central Staff Services: $448,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $401,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $254,000
    Solid Waste Management: $240,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $207,000
    Correctional Institutions: $205,000
    Libraries: $67,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $115,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,087,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,664,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $423,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $990,000
    Interest Earnings: $297,000
    Rents: $277,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $102,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,452,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $26,107,000
    Highways: $3,869,000
    Public Welfare: $1,721,000
    Other: $427,000
    General Local Government Support: $415,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,276,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $471,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $306,000
    Other License: $41,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,929,000

Butler County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $164,000
  • Charges - Other: $508,000
    Regular Highways: $70,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $965,000
    Regular Highways: $212,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $24,352,000
    Regular Highways: $5,219,000
    Police Protection: $1,688,000
    Financial Administration: $1,021,000
    General - Other: $548,000
    General Public Buildings: $466,000
    Central Staff Services: $448,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $401,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $254,000
    Solid Waste Management: $240,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $207,000
    Correctional Institutions: $205,000
    Libraries: $67,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $115,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,087,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,664,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $423,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $990,000
    Interest Earnings: $297,000
    Rents: $277,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $102,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,452,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $26,107,000
    Highways: $3,869,000
    Public Welfare: $1,721,000
    Other: $427,000
    General Local Government Support: $415,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,276,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $471,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $306,000
    Other License: $41,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,929,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 153
  • Number of aged recipients: 8
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 145
  • Number of recipients under 18: 26
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 106
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 21
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 68
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 59
Most common first names in Butler County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John19179.1 years
Henry13381.1 years
George10980.3 years
William10879.6 years
Anna9384.0 years
Mary7479.6 years
Grace7282.3 years
Fred6380.7 years
Minnie6086.9 years
Harold5774.3 years
Most common last names in Butler County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8378.5 years
Miller8380.6 years
Smith5274.7 years
Kramer4181.5 years
Meyer4180.1 years
Dralle2981.4 years
Uhlenhopp2982.4 years
Schipper2672.1 years
Wedeking2682.5 years
Reints2681.1 years
Businesses in Butler County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ford1Super 81
Jimmy John's1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular2
Lane Furniture1