Butler County AL Information


Butler County Subdivisions

Butler County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,621
Daytime Population: Workers 6,846
Daytime Population: Residents 12,852
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,698
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 20,288
Population in Familes 16,785
Population in Group Qrtrs 333
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $30,155
Average Household Income $42,482
Per Capita Income $17,650


Total Housing Units 10,079 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,688 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,748 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,643 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $86,891
Average Home Value $119,119


Total Households 8,436
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 5,612
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.22% -0.45%
Households -0.09% -0.38%
Families -0.31% -0.51%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.26%


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, 2017 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 Density # 49 28th
Diversity Index # 15 79th
Median Household Income # 59 13th
Per Capita Income # 63 7th

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