Butler County AL Information


Butler County Subdivisions

Butler County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 20,825
Population in Households 20,492
Population in Familes 17,028
Population in Group Qrtrs 333
Population Density1 27
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 8,581
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 5,726
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,140 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,909 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,672 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,559 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $80,375
Average Home Value $103,254


Median Household Income $29,301
Average Household Income $42,140
Per Capita Income $17,452
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% -0.16%
Households 0.2% -0.1%
Families -0.04% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Butler County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Butler County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 48 30th
Population Density1 # 49 28th
Diversity Index2 # 14 79th
Median Household Income # 59 13th
Per Capita Income # 55 19th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.