Butler, Wisconsin

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Butler, Wisconsin

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High Points

Butler strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wisconsin):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Butler Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Butler Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Butler Well-Paid Single Men
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Butler Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Butler Walking and Biking to Work
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Butler People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Butler, Wisconsin

Comparing Butler to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Senior Citizens 9 10
Age of the Population 8 9
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Racial Diversity 4 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 6
Median Family Income 8 6
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 9 7
Public Transportation Use 8 7
Working at Home 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Housing Recently Built 4 4
Affordability of Rents 2 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Butler Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles NW of West Allis, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 9 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Waukesha
Standard Zip Codes 53007
Phone Area Codes 262
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.105
Longitude -88.069

Butler Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 54 F
Jul Temp 66 to 82 F
Oct Temp 44 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.8 inches
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
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Butler Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,881 100%
Male 890 47.3%
Female 991 52.7%
Under 18 366 19.5%
18+ 1,515 80.5%
65+ 442 23.5%
Median Age 40.9
Average Family Size 2.88
White 1,832 97.4%
African-American 5 0.3%
Asian 9 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 20 1.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 12 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 0.9%

Estimated Butler Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,822
Growth -59
Growth % -3.1%

Butler Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 54.4%
Polish 7.1%
Italian 5.5%
English 4.8%
Irish 4.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.1%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
US/American 2.2%
Swedish 2.1%
Norwegian 1.8%
Croatian 1.5%
Scottish 0.9%
Finnish 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
French Canadian 0.9%
Ukrainian 0.8%
Danish 0.6%
European 0.6%
Czech 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Belgian 0.5%
Celtic 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Butler 1,881 $50,903
Brookfield 38,649 $83,691
Elm Grove 6,249 $108,209
Lannon 1,009 $54,107
Menomonee Falls 32,647 $68,952
Wauwatosa 47,271 $68,030
West Allis 61,254 $50,732
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