Butler County KS Information


Butler County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 68,889
Daytime Population: Workers 20,697
Daytime Population: Residents 36,175
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 56,872
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 66,580
Population in Familes 56,975
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,309
Population Density2 48
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $60,147
Average Household Income $77,941
Per Capita Income $29,019


Total Housing Units 27,369 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,952 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,039 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,378 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $147,951
Average Home Value $189,822


Total Households 24,991
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 18,158
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 0.62% 0.71%
Households 0.56% 0.69%
Families 0.47% 0.63%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   2.81%


Butler County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Butler County to the other 105 counties and county equivalents in Kansas 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 # 8 93rd
Population Density # 15 87th
Diversity Index # 55 49th
Median Household Income # 4 97th
Per Capita Income # 15 87th

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