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The City of Butler had a population of 1,980 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Butler is located at latitude 32.5572 and longitude -84.2373 in Taylor County. The formal boundaries for the City of Butler (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Taylor County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 643 feet.

The City of Butler (GNIS ID: 2403960) 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.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Butler is located within Butler Division of Taylor 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, 2016.

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Butler, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,980
Population in Households 1,960
Population in Familes 1,612
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 610
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 809
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 522
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 972 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 466 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 343 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $63,866
Average Home Value $93,964


Median Household Income $27,939
Average Household Income $37,755
Per Capita Income $15,337
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% -0.03%
Households 0.24% 0.1%
Families 0.19% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
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, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Butler to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 281 55th
Population Density1 # 295 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 222 64th
Median Household Income # 549 12th
Per Capita Income # 558 11th

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