Butler, Waukesha County, Wisconsin

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Butler
Village
Nickname(s): "Train Town USA"
Motto: "Village of Homes & Industry"
Butler is located in Wisconsin
Butler
Butler
Location within the state of Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°6′26″N 88°4′8″W / 43.10722°N 88.06889°W / 43.10722; -88.06889Coordinates: 43°6′26″N 88°4′8″W / 43.10722°N 88.06889°W / 43.10722; -88.06889
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Waukesha
Area[1]
 • Total 0.79 sq mi (2.05 km2)
 • Land 0.78 sq mi (2.02 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,841
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,838
 • Density 2,360.3/sq mi (911.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Website Village of Butler, Wisconsin

Butler is a village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,841 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The village was established in 1913.[4]

Geography[edit]

Butler is located at 43°6′26″N 88°4′8″W / 43.10722°N 88.06889°W / 43.10722; -88.06889 (43.107310, -88.068963).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.79 square miles (2.05 km2), of which, 0.78 square miles (2.02 km2) of it is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 2,059
1990 2,079 1.0%
2000 1,881 −9.5%
2010 1,841 −2.1%

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,841 people, 895 households, and 430 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,360.3 inhabitants per square mile (911.3 /km2). There were 925 housing units at an average density of 1,185.9 per square mile (457.9 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.2% White, 3.0% African American, 0.7% Native American, 1.2% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.9% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.8% of the population.

There were 895 households of which 21.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.9% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 52.0% were non-families. 44.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the village was 43.2 years. 17.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.7% were from 25 to 44; 29.1% were from 45 to 64; and 18.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 1,881 people, 916 households, and 459 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,376.2 people per square mile (919.3/km²). There were 938 housing units at an average density of 1,184.9/sq mi (458.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.40% White, 0.27% African American, 1.06% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.85% of the population.

There were 916 households out of which 20.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.0% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 49.8% were non-families. 42.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.05 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the village the population was spread out with 19.5% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 23.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 89.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $38,333, and the median income for a family was $50,903. Males had a median income of $35,781 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $22,167. None of the families and 2.4% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 7.8% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  4. ^ "Village of Butler, Wisconsin". Village of Butler, Wisconsin. Retrieved July 21, 2012. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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