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Butler, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Butler had a population of 935 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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

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


Total Population 935
Daytime Population: Workers 222
Daytime Population: Residents 484
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 706
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 934
Population in Familes 801
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 821
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $54,326
Average Household Income $63,465
Per Capita Income $24,480


Total Housing Units 398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 302 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $121,127
Average Home Value $143,046


Total Households 364
Average Household Size 2.57
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 0.03% -0.15%
Households 0.08% -0.11%
Families 0.47% -0.3%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

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, 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 # 680 44th
Population Density # 838 31st
Diversity Index # 866 29th
Median Household Income # 489 60th
Per Capita Income # 630 48th

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