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Butler County, AL


Designated Market Area: Montgomery-Selma, AL
USDA County Type (2015): Low Employment, Persistent Poverty
American Communities Project County Type (2023): African American South

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2022 population: 18,650   ( 2,297 from 2010)
Land area: 776.8 square miles
Population density: 24.0 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:9,468 50.77% 16.4%
Black:8,24144.19% 8.9%
Indian:800.43% 35.6%
Asian:2811.51% 55.2%
2+ races:2391.28% 68.3%
Hispanic:3411.83% 78.5%
Total non-White:9,18249.23% 4.6%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:488 12.8
Deaths:73619.3
Net Migration: -176-4.6
Net Immigration: 160.4
Change in White population:-1,856 -8.9
Change in Non-White pop.:-441 -2.1




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
20,947
11,32454.06%
9,04743.19%
590.28%
1810.86%
1420.68%
1910.91%
9,62345.94%

2000
21,399
12,42958.08%
8,67140.52%
440.21%
340.16%
740.35%
1430.67%
8,97041.92%

1990
21,892
12,94059.11%
8,79440.17%
210.10%
160.07%
n/a
1210.55%
8,95240.89%

1980
21,680
13,20560.91%
8,18137.74%
140.06%
80.04%
n/a
2661.23%
8,47539.09%

1970
22,007
13,25560.23%
8,73739.70%
50.02%
90.04%
n/a
00.00%
8,752 39.77%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
2,560 12.0
2,61812.2
-1,301-6.1
390.2
-1,105 -5.2
653 3.1
1990's
NumberRate
2,892 13.2
2,78212.7
-701-3.2
110.1
-511 -2.3
18 0.1
1980's
NumberRate
3,725 17.2
2,573 11.9
-799 -3.7
n/a
-265 -1.2
477 2.2
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-2,046 -9.3
n/a
-50 -0.2
-277 -1.3

Age, Family & Household Data for Butler County, AL

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
41.6
4,234 22.7%
14,416 77.3%
4,021 21.6%
7,131
2.61
4,620 64.8%
3,241 70.2%
566 12.3%
2,511 35.2%

2010
NumberPercent
40.1
5,056 24.1%
15,891 75.9%
3,489 16.7%
8,491
2.43
5,739 67.6%
3,678 64.1%
924 16.1%
2,752 32.4%

2000
NumberPercent
37.8
5,750 26.9%
15,649 73.1%
3,516 16.4%
8,386
2.52
5,894 70.3%
4,018 68.2%
955 16.2%
2,492 29.7%

1990
NumberPercent
33.5
6,586 30.1%
15,306 69.9%
3,680 16.8%
7,894
2.75
5,848 74.1%
4,278 73.2%
736 12.6%
2,046 25.9%

1980
NumberPercent
31.4
6,879 31.7%
14,801 68.3%
3,432 15.8%
7,453
2.89
5,727 76.8%
4,612 80.5%
460 8.0%
1,726 23.2%

2022 Housing Data for Butler County, AL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units9,835 
Median Value$94,800 
Occupied7,13172.5%
Vacant2,70427.5%
Owned5,04770.8%
Rented2,08429.2%
Median Rent$720 
Single-Family Units6,68368.0%
    Detached6,63667.5%
    Attached470.5%
Buldings with 5+ Units4634.7%
Mobile Homes2,11621.5%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Butler County, AL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0004256.0%
$10,000 to $14,9994336.1%
$15,000 to $19,9996058.5%
$20,000 to $24,9996128.6%
$25,000 to $29,9994115.8%
$30,000 to $34,9993735.2%
$35,000 to $39,9993635.1%
$40,000 to $44,9993835.4%
$45,000 to $49,9993054.3%
$50,000 to $59,9995778.1%
$60,000 to $74,9994916.9%
$75,000 to $99,99983711.7%
$100,000 to $124,9994366.1%
$125,000 to $149,9992263.2%
$150,000 to $199,9994195.9%
$200,000 or more2353.3%
Median Household Income44,429 
Per Capita Income26,334 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state93 
Compared to U.S.77 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI71910.1%
Public Assistance1021.4%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,14116.0%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed6,94763.1%
Unemployed5384.9%
In Armed Forces40.0%
Total Labor Force7,48968.0%
Not in Labor Force3,52832.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 36.9%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector2,8922,75651.2%
Non-Profit14433430.1%
Self-Employed29116264.2%
Local Government13726434.2%
State Government273636.9%
Federal Government507041.7%
Total Private + Self3,1832,91852.2%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.3581,03125.8%
Total3,5413,94947.3%
Pct. Govt.12.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts6819.1%
Sales and Office Occupations1,69522.6%
Professional, Technical1,19616.0%
Service Occupations1,14515.3%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing891.2%
All others2,77837.1%
White Collar 47.7%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing1,79924.0%
Health care and social assistance86211.5%
Retail trade80010.7%
Accommodation and food services7169.6%
Educational services5497.3%
Other services3965.3%
Public administration3604.8%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2963.9%
Construction2953.9%
Transportation and warehousing2823.8%
Finance and insurance2663.5%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2463.3%
Wholesale trade1672.2%
Professional, scientific, technical1341.8%
Utilities1141.5%
Real estate and rental and leasing801.1%
Information670.9%
Arts, entertainment, recreation610.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction50.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Butler County, AL

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican2641.39%
Puerto Rican90.05%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American220.12%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran220.12%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American00.00%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic270.14%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian1770.93%
Korean520.27%
Filipino140.07%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English17,47797.5%
Spanish2381.3%
Other Indo-European1240.7%
Korean490.3%
French, Haitian, Cajun170.1%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic160.1%
German, other Germanic60.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American1,6968.9%
English1,5568.2%
Irish1,1205.9%
Scotch-Irish4312.3%
German3411.8%
African2121.1%
European1871.0%
Scottish1430.8%
French1090.6%
Italian1060.6%
Welsh540.3%
French Canadian390.2%
British330.2%
Swedish240.1%
Norwegian180.1%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen18,82399.2%
Not a citizen1580.8%
Native18,65998.3%
Foreign-born3221.7%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Butler County, AL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
513 3.9%1,133 8.5%6,364 48.0%3,525 26.6%1,029 7.8%702 5.3%
  Average years of education: 12.5
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 513 3.9%
9-12 Years 1,133 8.5%
H.S. Grad or GED 6,364 48.0%
Some College 3,525 26.6%
Bach. Degree 1,029 7.8%
Grad Degree 702 5.3%
Average years of education: 12.5

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Butler County, AL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 8,857 7,714 1,143 12.9% 6.8%
1991 8,723 7,665 1,058 12.1% 7.3%
1992 8,904 7,823 1,081 12.1% 7.5%
1993 9,177 8,189 988 10.8% 7.2%
1994 9,565 8,705 860 9.0% 6.2%
1995 10,010 9,173 837 8.4% 5.9%
1996 9,970 9,055 915 9.2% 5.2%
1997 9,908 8,940 968 9.8% 4.9%
1998 10,060 8,939 1,121 11.1% 4.5%
1999 9,908 8,560 1,348 13.6% 4.7%
2000 9,221 8,496 725 7.9% 4.6%
2001 9,060 8,372 688 7.6% 5.2%
2002 9,172 8,448 724 7.9% 5.9%
2003 9,218 8,423 795 8.6% 6.0%
2004 9,090 8,240 850 9.4% 5.6%
2005 9,113 8,528 585 6.4% 4.4%
2006 9,247 8,722 525 5.7% 4.0%
2007 9,124 8,551 573 6.3% 4.1%
2008 9,063 8,263 800 8.8% 5.8%
2009 9,033 7,671 1,362 15.1% 10.1%
2010 9,252 8,015 1,237 13.4% 10.4%
2011 9,180 8,046 1,134 12.4% 9.6%
2012 9,103 8,029 1,074 11.8% 8.2%
2013 9,144 8,189 955 10.4% 7.3%
2014 9,285 8,496 789 8.5% 6.7%
2015 9,113 8,417 696 7.6% 6.1%
2016 9,116 8,484 632 6.9% 5.9%
2017 8,920 8,412 508 5.7% 4.6%
2018 8,935 8,512 423 4.7% 3.9%
2019 9,172 8,832 340 3.7% 3.0%
2020 9,056 8,255 801 8.8% 5.9%
2021 8,819 8,367 452 5.1% 3.4%
2022 8,804 8,503 301 3.4% 2.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com