Butler County NE Information


Butler County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,991
Daytime Population: Workers 3,376
Daytime Population: Residents 3,663
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,039
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 7,818
Population in Familes 6,480
Population in Group Qrtrs 173
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $53,261
Average Household Income $69,259
Per Capita Income $28,319


Total Housing Units 4,053 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,476 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 771 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 806 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $113,549
Average Home Value $150,081


Total Households 3,247
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,193
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 -0.68% -1.03%
Households -0.6% -0.99%
Families -0.79% -1.1%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   3.0%


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, 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 # 37 61st
Population Density # 34 65th
Diversity Index # 58 39th
Median Household Income # 26 73rd
Per Capita Income # 31 68th

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