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Butler, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Butler had a population of 2,723 as of July 1, 2015. Butler ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Butler is located at latitude 41.4274 and longitude -84.8722 in DeKalb County. The formal boundaries for the City of Butler (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. DeKalb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 866 feet.

The City of Butler (GNIS ID: 2393482) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Butler is located within Township of Wilmington, a minor civil division (MCD) of DeKalb County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Butler population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Butler: Jarvis, Norristown.

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Butler, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,723
Population in Households 2,620
Population in Familes 2,157
Population in Group Qrtrs 103
Population Density1 1,301
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 969
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 681
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,121 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 647 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 321 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 152 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $99,539
Average Home Value $107,148


Median Household Income $39,529
Average Household Income $46,399
Per Capita Income $16,692
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.21%
Households 0.36% 0.21%
Families 0.37% 0.12%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Butler, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Butler to the other 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 181 73rd
Population Density1 # 357 48th
Diversity Index2 # 167 76th
Median Household Income # 523 23rd
Per Capita Income # 642 6th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.