Butler County PA Information


Butler County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 190,804
Daytime Population: Workers 92,272
Daytime Population: Residents 97,789
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 190,061
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 184,987
Population in Familes 151,434
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,817
Population Density2 242
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $63,265
Average Household Income $85,215
Per Capita Income $34,319


Total Housing Units 82,052 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56,590 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,365 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,097 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $190,397
Average Home Value $237,802


Total Households 75,955
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 51,178
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 0.51% 0.51%
Households 0.58% 0.58%
Families 0.48% 0.51%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   2.84%


Butler County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Butler County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania 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 # 19 73rd
Population Density # 23 67th
Diversity Index # 51 27th
Median Household Income # 7 91st
Per Capita Income # 7 91st

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