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Butler County Population and Races

 
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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Butler County is 8,312, which is 5.19% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 8.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Butler County population density is 14.07 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 23.99 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Butler County is white, which represent 97.18% of the total population. The average Butler County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 8,312. #35

Population Growth Since 2000, #42

Butler County
-5.19%
Nebraska
8.44%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #32

Butler County
14.07 per square mile
Nebraska
23.99 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:8,078 (97.18%, #41)
Black:67 (0.81%, #19)
Hispanic:224 (2.69%, #53)
Asian:19 (0.23%, #51)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):31 (0.37%, #43)
One Race, Other:94 (1.13%, see rank)
Two or More Races:23 (0.28%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

6,729 (80.96%) out of the total population of 8,312 reported first ancestry.

 Butler County% of the Total PopulationNebraskaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.42%0.56%
Czech2,66832.10%, see rank4.81%0.47%
Danish1051.26%, see rank2.36%0.42%
Dutch2362.84%, see rank1.94%1.40%
English4805.77%, see rank8.30%8.02%
French1802.17%, see rank2.66%3.34%
German2,97835.83%, see rank37.84%15.03%
Greek30.04%, see rank0.20%0.41%
Hungarian300.36%, see rank0.17%0.46%
Irish6808.18%, see rank13.72%10.80%
Italian480.58%, see rank2.79%5.52%
Norwegian851.02%, see rank2.03%1.42%
Polish2613.14%, see rank3.59%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian400.48%, see rank0.67%0.92%
Scotch-Irish810.97%, see rank0.84%0.99%
Scottish1021.23%, see rank1.30%1.72%
Subsaharan African70.08%, see rank0.81%0.95%
Swedish1842.21%, see rank4.41%1.27%
Swiss20.02%, see rank0.42%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American2623.15%, see rank4.39%7.12%
Welsh150.18%, see rank0.60%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 4,173 (50.20%, see rank)
Females: 4,139 (49.80%, see rank)

Butler County
Male: 50.20%
Female: 49.80%
Nebraska
Male: 49.67%
Female: 50.33%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Butler County
44.50 years old
Nebraska
36.20 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Butler County
42.30 years old
Nebraska
35.10 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Butler County
46.00 years old
Nebraska
37.50 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Butler County% of the Total PopulationNebraskaU.S.
Under 5 years4905.90%, see rank7.03%6.36%
5 to 9 years5276.34%, see rank7.06%6.51%
10 to 14 years5917.11%, see rank6.83%6.59%
15 to 19 years5306.38%, see rank6.92%6.85%
20 to 24 years4034.85%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years7999.61%, see rank13.46%13.47%
35 to 44 years87110.48%, see rank11.99%12.96%
45 to 54 years1,29415.57%, see rank13.41%14.09%
55 to 64 years1,15713.92%, see rank12.20%12.29%
65 to 74 years7679.23%, see rank7.17%7.64%
75 to 84 6127.36%, see rank4.58%4.25%
85 years and over2713.26%, see rank2.14%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Butler CountyNebraskaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population5,771, 100%1,205,229209,056,129
Less Than High School619, 10.73%, see rank9.48%13.67%
High School Graduate2,249, 38.97%, see rank27.83%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree2,096, 36.32%, see rank33.73%29.09%
Bachelor Degree563, 9.76%, see rank19.56%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree244, 4.23%, see rank9.40%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.98, see rank13.7413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Butler County NebraskaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten28583.51%16.49%70.26%29.74%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)92070.87%, see rank29.13%, see rank87.51%12.49%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)50174.25%, see rank25.75%, see rank89.60%10.40%90.60%9.40%
College24082.50%, see rank17.50%, see rank79.70%20.30%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1770.59%, see rank29.41%, see rank68.66%31.34%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Butler CountyNebraskaU.S.
Total Households3,556, 100%731,347116,211,092
Average Household Size2.29, see rank2.472.63
1 Person Households946, 26.60%, see rank28.72%27.57%
2 or More Person Households2,610, 73.40%, see rank71.28%72.43%
Family Households (Families)2,415, 67.91%, see rank65.05%66.22%
Average Family Size2.84, see rank3.123.32
Married-Couple Family1,956, 55.01%, see rank50.89%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,141, 32.09%, see rank34.95%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Butler County%NebraskaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total6,704see rank1,467,464252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over3,348100%, see rank722,917123,281,364
Never Married95728.58%, see rank32.45%35.77%
Married1,99559.59%, see rank55.59%52.04%
Widowed902.69%, see rank2.45%2.57%
Divorced3069.14%, see rank9.51%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over3,356100%, see rank744,547129,692,771
Never Married54116.12%, see rank25.96%29.48%
Married2,14663.95%, see rank53.55%49.19%
Widowed41012.22%, see rank9.13%9.16%
Divorced2597.72%, see rank11.36%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Butler County%NebraskaU.S.
Native8,16998.28%, see rank93.51%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence7,03884.67%, see rank65.36%58.73%
Born in Different State1,12513.53%, see rank27.42%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
60.07%, see rank0.73%1.42%
Foreign Born1431.72%, see rank6.49%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship330.40%, see rank2.30%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1101.32%, see rank4.19%7.09%
Born In Europe50.06%, see rank0.51%1.53%
Born In Asia150.18%, see rank1.71%3.82%
Born In Africa70.08%, see rank0.51%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America1161.40%, see rank3.65%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.08%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Butler County%NebraskaU.S.
English3,32793.56%, see rank89.37%79.39%
Spanish992.78%, see rank6.44%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1143.21%, see rank2.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages90.25%, see rank1.37%3.36%
Other70.20%, see rank0.69%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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