Butler County is located in south-central Kansas. The County Seat is El Dorado and the largest city is El Dorado. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.bucoks.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 66,227 and the 2010 census population was 65,880. The land area is 1,429.86 square miles and there are 46.1 persons per square mile.
93.9% of the population is White, 1.9% is Black or African American, 4.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.9% is Asian, 1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.2% is two or more races. 92.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 26.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $127,800, there are 24,270 households, an average of 2.63 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,329, the median household income is $56,454, and 8.4% of the persons in Butler County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 5,455. Retail sales (in $1000) were $567,483, and sales per capita were $9,024. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.3%.
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