Income/capita 34%
Household income 56%
Unemployment 74%
IndexButte CityIdahoNational
Income per capita$19,809$24,280$29,829
Median household income$24,375$49,174$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,875$59,554$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,762$35,192
Median earnings male$21,667$31,790$36,919
Median earnings female$0$20,292$26,250
Unemployment rate1.2%3.9%4.7%
Poverty level39.8%15.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Butte City is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Butte City is 56% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Butte City is 74% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Butte City is 163% higher than the national average

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      Butte City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%128.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services45.5%28.6%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%14.3%
      Education, health & social services0.0%0.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Moore, ID138$40,69426%
      Arco, ID780$33,51939%
      Butte City, ID98$24,37556%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chimney Rock Village, NC98$30,93844%
      Lemoyne, NE98$45,95217%
      Wright, KS98$54,6881%
      Glenham, SD98$0100%
      Frankfort, SD98$37,50032%
      Butte City, ID98$24,37556%
      Source: The Butte City, ID employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).