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Butler, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Butler had a population of 933 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Butler is located at latitude 40.5902 and longitude -82.4202 in Richland County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Butler (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Richland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,073 feet.

The Village of Butler (GNIS ID: 2397511) 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 Village of Butler is located within Township of Worthington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Richland 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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Butler: Independence, Spohntown, Squeelgut.

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Butler, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 933
Population in Households 932
Population in Familes 802
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 819
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $54,620
Average Household Income $64,765
Per Capita Income $24,971


Total Housing Units 393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 302 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $121,622
Average Home Value $143,957


Total Households 365
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 268
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 0.0% -0.15%
Households 0.1% -0.05%
Families 0.41% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

Butler, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Butler to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 681 44th
Population Density # 847 30th
Diversity Index # 852 29th
Median Household Income # 543 55th
Per Capita Income # 656 46th

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