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Population (year 2000): 15,121. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,521 (-4.0% change)
Males: 7,083 (46.8%), Females: 8,038 (53.2%)

Butler County

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Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $25,154 (year 2000)
Median house value: $68,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Butler:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.7%)
  • Black (2.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (31.0%), Irish (17.5%), Italian (12.4%), English (8.5%), Polish (4.6%), United States (4.5%).

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Elevation: 1040 feet

Land area: 2.7 square miles

Butler,

For population 25 years and over in Butler

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Butler city

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -669 (-4.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Pittsburgh, (29.5 miles )

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Nearest cities: PA (0.9 miles Meadowood, PA (1.9 miles Homeacre-Lyndora, Hills, PA (3.0 miles Oak PA (3.1 miles Shanor-Northvue, Butler, PA (3.7 miles East PA (4.3 miles Meridian, PA (6.0 miles Nixon, PA (8.7 miles Connoquenessing,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 3 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $24,000
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $43,200
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,900
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings

Latitude: 40.86 N, Longitude: 79.89 W

Area codes: 724, 412


Butler, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.0%), Manufacturing (16.7%), Retail trade (15.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,726 (+18.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,079 (31.0%)


 

Crime in Butler by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 16 5 5 15 13 15
    per 100,000 105.8 33.1 33.1 99.2 86.0 99.2
Robberies 13 13 26 24 26 27
    per 100,000 86.0 86.0 171.9 158.7 171.9 178.6
Assaults 56 20 179 142 155 127
    per 100,000 370.3 132.3 1183.8 939.1 1025.1 839.9
Burglaries 72 103 108 119 205 108
    per 100,000 476.2 681.2 714.2 787.0 1355.7 714.2
Thefts 382 595 607 623 607 564
    per 100,000 2526.3 3934.9 4014.3 4120.1 4014.3 3729.9
Auto thefts 34 84 40 30 34 24
    per 100,000 224.9 555.5 264.5 198.4 224.9 158.7
294.6 315.0 533.3 510.9 564.4 473.1


Average climate in Butler, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Butler,

Butler-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.8 miles away from the Butler city center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the city center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


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Hospital/medical center in Butler:
  • BUTLER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (911 EAST BRADY STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Butler:
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL CRANBERRY (about 19 miles; CRANBERRY TWP, PA)
  • ALLE-KISKI MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA)
  • UPMC PASSAVANT (about 24 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Butler:
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 35 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
  • VENANGO REGIONAL (about 35 miles; FRANKLIN, PA; ID: FKL)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 36 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: AGC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Butler:
  • BUTLER FARM SHOW (about 6 miles; BUTLER, PA; ID: 3G9)
  • BUTLER COUNTY/K W SCHOLTER FIELD (about 7 miles; BUTLER, PA; ID: BTP)
  • LAKEHILL (about 14 miles; MARS, PA; ID: P09)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3 $6,062 $24,248 1 $1,165
Other Government Administration 16 $28,656 $21,492 1 $801
Police Protection - Officers 23 $108,110 $56,405 0 $0
Police - Other 0 $0   2 $2,322
Firefighters 21 $90,588 $51,764 0 $0
Streets and Highways 10 $37,118 $44,541 0 $0
Totals for Government 73 $270,533 $44,471 4 $4,289


Colleges/Universities in Butler:
  • BUTLER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,939; Location: COLLEGE DRIVE OAK HILLS; Public; Website: www.bc3.org)
  • BUTLER BEAUTY SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 27; Location: 233 S MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
  • KANE FINISHING AND MODELING SCHOOL (Location: 1022 N MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Butler:
  • SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 17 miles; SLIPPERY ROCK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,399)
  • GROVE CITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; GROVE CITY, PA; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 7,903)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 30 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 30 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 30 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 9,058)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 31 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 22,930)
Public high school in Butler:
  • BUTLER AREA SHS (Students: 1,317; Grades: 11 - 12)
Private high school in Butler:
  • MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL OF MERIDA (Students: 42; Location: 1 BENBROOKE PLACE; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Butler:
  • BUTLER AREA IHS (Students: 1,407; Grades: 09 - 10)
  • BUTLER AREA JHS (Students: 1,291; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • CENTER TWP SCH (Students: 757; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MCQUISTION EL SCH (Students: 544; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NORTHWEST SCH (Students: 451; Grades: KG - 06)
  • EMILY BRITTAIN EL SCH (Students: 441; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MERIDIAN SCH (Students: 427; Grades: KG - 06)
  • OAKLAND TWP SCH (Students: 334; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BROAD ST SCH (Students: 314; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SUMMIT EL SCH (Students: 268; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Butler:
  • HOLY SEPULCHER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 161; Location: 6515 OLD ROUTE 8; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST WENDELIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 140; Location: 211 ST WENDELIN RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • NORTH MAIN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 91; Location: 1201 NORTH MAIN STREET EXT; Grades: KG - 5)
  • BUTLER CO CHILDRENS CENTER (Students: 60; Location: 131 HOMEWOOD DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 221 NEW CASTLE STREET; Grades: KG - 6)
  • HOME ACRE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 38; Location: P O BOX 908; Grades: UG - UG)
Libraries in Butler:
  • BUTLER AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $740,679; Location: 218 NORTH MCKEAN ST; 84,886 books; 1,169 audio materials; 3,063 video materials; 127 serial subscriptions)
  • BUTLER COUNTY FED LIB SYSTEM (Operating income: $504,895; Location: 1779 N MAIN ST EXT; 23,670 books; 416 audio materials; 728 video materials; 23 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • 1920 Picture Baptist Church Bible Class added by Arthur Morneweck

Cemeteries: South Cemetery (1), Butler Memorial Park (2), North Cemetery (3).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Coal Run (A), Sullivan Run (B).


Butler compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Butler:
  • WISR (680 AM; 0 kW; BUTLER, PA; Owner: WBUT, INCORPORATED)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBUT (1050 AM; 1 kW; BUTLER, PA; Owner: WBUT, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Butler:
  • WLER-FM (97.7 FM; BUTLER, PA; Owner: WBUT, INC.)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Butler:
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)

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