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Butler, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Butler had a population of 7,959 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Butler is located at latitude 40.9981 and longitude -74.3488 in Morris County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Butler (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Morris County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 338 feet.

The Borough of Butler (GNIS ID: 885175) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Butler population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Butler, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,959
Population in Households 7,935
Population in Familes 6,381
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 3,904
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 3,192
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 2,079
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,340 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,092 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,100 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 148 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $354,509
Average Home Value $368,296


Median Household Income $85,558
Average Household Income $100,293
Per Capita Income $40,336
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.87% 0.67%
Households 0.83% 0.65%
Families 0.82% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Butler, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Butler to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 186 66th
Population Density1 # 163 70th
Diversity Index2 # 246 55th
Median Household Income # 204 63rd
Per Capita Income # 219 60th

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