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Income/capita 38%
Household income 44%
Unemployment 12%
IndexButlerAlabamaNational
Income per capita$18,541$24,736$29,829
Median household income$30,787$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,264$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$11,354$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$38,750$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$20,246$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate5.2%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level24.4%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Butler is 38% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Butler is 44% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Butler is 12% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Butler is 61% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $20,522$30,787$61,574
      City
      $29,835$44,758$89,516
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Butler median earnings by income bracket

      Butler employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector21.4%2.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%6.7%
      Wholesale & retail services17.3%13.9%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.6%0.0%
      Education, health & social services17.3%38.8%
      Other29.6%21.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Needham, AL121$68,75024%
      Toxey, AL192$46,87515%
      Pennington, AL216$23,75057%
      Putnam, AL107$0100%
      Lisman, AL543$0100%
      Butler, AL2,255$30,78744%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Belleair Bluffs, FL2,255$44,35020%
      New Oxford, PA2,256$39,85328%
      Hebron, OH2,254$40,06828%
      Neillsville, WI2,254$40,37027%
      Cranbury, NJ2,256$163,958196%
      Butler, AL2,255$30,78744%
      Source: The Butler, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).