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Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate15021
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base14867
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20131.0%
Population, 201014867
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20136.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 23.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 20.7%
Female persons, percent, 201350.7%
White alone, percent, 201398.3%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20130.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 0.1%
Asian alone, percent, 20130.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013Z
Two or More Races, percent, 20130.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 1.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201397.3%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201391.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 0.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 2.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201390.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201315.0%
Number of Veterans, 2009-20131007
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 22.9
Number of Housing units, 20136696
Homeownership rate, 2009-201379.6%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-20137.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$100,400
Number of Households, 2009-20136189
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.37
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $25,269
Median household income, 2009-2013$52,026
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 9.8%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/13154
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/13-39
Births 4/1/10-7/1/13525
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/13564
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13220
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/1312
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13208
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors-27

Population Changes Historical Data over Time (Source: U.S. Census Bureau and http://www.icip.iastate.edu/tables/)

Percent of population ages 65 and over in 1930 6.6
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19408.3
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19509.9
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 196011.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 197013.4
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 198015.5
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 199019.5
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 200019.1
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201019.8
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1910 0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 19200
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1930 0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1940 0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1950 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1960 ((definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)0
Median age (2000)41.3
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)847
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)1015
Number of residents 10-14 years old (20001123
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)1098
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)631
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)1607
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)2205
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)2201
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)816
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)685
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)1400
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)1186
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)491
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)11571
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)11089
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)3470
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)3077

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010580.13
Persons per square mile, 201025.6
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaNone

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts337
Private nonfarm employment, 20122804
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-20128.6%
Nonemployer establishments, 20121104
Total number of firms, 2007S
Percent of Black-owned firms, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")S
Percent of American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")S
Percent of Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") S
Percent of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")S
Percent of Hispanic-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") S
Percent of Women-owned firms 2007 (S = "suppressed does not meet publication standards")S
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") D
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)288359
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)79082
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $5,407
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")D
Building permits, 201230

Agricultural Economic Data (USDA Census of Agriculture Table 1: County Summary Highlights)

Number of farms 20121096
Total acres of farmland 2012362751
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)331
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)330867
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)314807
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 2012374395
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 2012194695

Health and Lifestyle Data (Source: 2013 Vital Statistics of Iowa, Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of Vital Statistics unless otherwise noted)

Suicide Deaths 2013 (rate per 100,000 population; A = fewer than 5 deaths, information suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information)A
Total marriages 201366
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)4.4
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)n/a
Total opposite gender marriages 201364
Total same gender marriages 2013 3 or less
Total number of marriages where gender is not stated 20133 or less
Dissolution rate 2013 (rate per 1000 population)1.9
Unintentional Injury Death rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)n/a
Out-of-wedlock live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)278.5
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)0.59
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)10.5
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)44.3
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)729
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)312
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)1041
Total gun permits denied 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)6
Percent of Population with gun permit (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)7

Religious Affiliation

Religious Membership, Total number of Adherents in all Denominations/Groups (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)10509
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)706.87
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)147.37

Voter Registration and Turnout Information (Source: Iowa Secretary of State)

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)910
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)1366
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)2130
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)2769
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)2777
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)1707
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)4507
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)3511
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)12
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)9737
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)117
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)129
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)255
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)0
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)501
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)10238
Voters on Election Day 20143784
Voters who Voted Absentee 20142054
Total Voters 20145838
Active Voters as of 11/6/149711
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201460.12
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/14525
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201457.03

County Government Salary Information (Source: Iowa State Association of Counties)

2015 County Supervisor Salary28960
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary52
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20141.05%
2015 County Attorney Salary59482
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary79
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20143.12%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary52547
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary52
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 20143.55%
2015 County Recorder Salary52547
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary48
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20143.55%
2015 County Sheriff Salary68469
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary51
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 20143.95%
2015 County Treasurer Salary52547
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary52
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20143.55%
Number of Board Members3
Stipend to Board Chair0
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015372472
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary76
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20142.96%

Tax Information (Source: http://www.dom.state.ia.us/local/county/county_prop_tax.htm)

General Basic Property Tax Rate3.5
Total Tax Revenues6827307
Total Property Tax Revenue6536776
FactButler County is the only county in Iowa that does not have any stop lights, a hospital, or a movie theatre. There are also no national fast food chains in Butler county.