Butler County NE Information


Butler County Subdivisions

Butler County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,326
Population in Households 8,153
Population in Familes 6,781
Population in Group Qrtrs 173
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 3,429
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 2,334
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,579 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 850 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 733 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $109,938
Average Home Value $151,900


Median Household Income $50,988
Average Household Income $66,095
Per Capita Income $27,390
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% -0.26%
Households 0.18% -0.06%
Families 0.08% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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 NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Butler County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 35 63rd
Population Density1 # 32 66th
Diversity Index2 # 62 34th
Median Household Income # 27 72nd
Per Capita Income # 30 69th

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