Butler County is located in east-central Nebraska. The County Seat is David City and the largest city is David City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.butler.ne.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 8,249 and the 2010 census population was 8,395. The land area is 584.91 square miles and there are 14.4 persons per square mile.
98.2% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 2.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.7% is two or more races. 91% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $99,200, there are 3,482 households, an average of 2.35 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,673, the median household income is $50,247, and 9.4% of the persons in Butler County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 839. Retail sales (in $1000) were $72,333, and sales per capita were $8,617. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.6%.
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