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Butler, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Butler had a population of 170 as of July 1, 2018. Butler ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Butler is located at latitude 39.1976 and longitude -89.5319 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Butler (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 633 feet.

The Village of Butler (GNIS ID: 2397512) 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 Butler Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery 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.

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


Total Population 170
Population in Households 170
Population in Familes 148
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 295
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $59,156
Average Household Income $73,777
Per Capita Income $30,056


Total Housing Units 83 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 62 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $146,667
Average Home Value $159,274


Total Households 69
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 53
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 -0.69% -0.84%
Households -0.51% -0.59%
Families -0.45% -0.77%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

Butler, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Butler to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois 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 # 1240 9th
Population Density # 1203 12th
Diversity Index # 1011 26th
Median Household Income # 521 62nd
Per Capita Income # 497 64th

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