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People

Total Population 2,360
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 19.6%
Employed Population 16+ 765
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 41.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,563
% Above Poverty Level 74.7%
% Below Poverty Level 25.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.9%
Median Gross Rent $432
Median House Value $70,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26%
US/American 0%
English 5.2%
Irish 6.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Butler Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 86 miles SW of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 184 miles NE of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Choctaw
Standard Zip Codes 36904
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.089
Longitude -88.221

Butler Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station QUITMAN 1 N
Distance 29 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 76 F
Annual Precip 56.3 inches
Station LIVINGSTON
Distance 34.2 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 56 F
Apr Temp 48 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.5 inches
Station MERIDIAN KEY AP
Distance 35.2 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 58.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Butler, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lavaca (36904)

Riderwood (36904)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Gilbertown 191 $48,125
Lisman 613 $42,778
Pennington 218 $48,750
Silas 680 $27,321
Sweet Water 304 $85,536
Toxey 182 $44,375

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Butler Public Libraries

Library
Choctaw County Public Library
124 NORTH ACADEMY AVENUE
Butler, Alabama
(205) 459-2542

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Butler High Schools

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CHOCTAW COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
201 ROGERS AVE
205-459-2139
A Title I School.
Serves 406 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

CHOCTAW COUNTY ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
107 TOM ORR DR
205-459-3031
A Non-traditional School

TOM ORR CAREER TECHNICAL CENTER
105 TOM ORR DR
205-459-3031
A Vocational School

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