Income/capita 34%
Household income 48%
Unemployment 100%
Income per capita$19,684$31,502$29,829
Median household income$28,750$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,500$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,750$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$31,250$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$23,750$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate9.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level20.8%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Butler is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Butler is 48% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Butler is 100% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Butler is 38% higher than the national average

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      Butler employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry30.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector34.8%6.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%17.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%4.3%
      Public administration4.3%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%51.1%

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      White City, IL219$50,6258%
      Eagarville, IL165$48,75012%
      Butler, IL154$28,75048%

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      Butler, IL154$28,75048%
      Source: The Butler, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).