Butler, PA Population

Population: 15,121. Estimated population in July 2020: 14,521 (-4.0% change)
Males: 7,083 (46.8%), Females: 8,038 (53.2%)

Butler County

Zip codes: 16001, 16002.

Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $25,154
Median house value: $68,200

Races in Butler:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.7%)
  • Black (2.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (31.0%), Irish (17.5%), Italian (12.4%), English (8.5%), Polish (4.6%), United States (4.5%).

Elevation: 1040 feet

Land area: 2.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Butler

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Butler city

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -669 (-4.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Butler:

  • BUTLER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (911 EAST BRADY STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Butler:

  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL CRANBERRY (about 19 miles; CRANBERRY TWP, PA)
  • ALLE-KISKI MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA)
  • UPMC PASSAVANT (about 24 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Butler:

  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 35 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: PIT)
  • VENANGO REGIONAL (about 35 miles; FRANKLIN, PA; Abbreviation: FKL)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 36 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Butler:

  • BUTLER FARM SHOW (about 6 miles; BUTLER, PA; Abbreviation: 3G9)
  • BUTLER COUNTY/K W SCHOLTER FIELD (about 7 miles; BUTLER, PA; Abbreviation: BTP)
  • LAKEHILL (about 14 miles; MARS, PA; Abbreviation: P09)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Butler:

  • BUTLER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,939; Location: COLLEGE DRIVE OAK HILLS; Public; Website: www.bc3.org)
  • BUTLER BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 27; Location: 233 S MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
  • KANE FINISHING AND MODELING SCHOOL (Location: 1022 N MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Butler:

  • SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 17 miles; SLIPPERY ROCK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,399)
  • GROVE CITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; GROVE CITY, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 30 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 30 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,246)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 30 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,058)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 31 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)

Schools

Public high school in Butler:

  • BUTLER AREA SHS (Students: 1,317; Grades: 11 – 12)
Private high school in Butler:

  • MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL OF MERIDA (Students: 42; Location: 1 BENBROOKE PLACE; Grades: PK – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Butler:

  • BUTLER AREA IHS (Students: 1,407; Grades: 09 – 10)
  • BUTLER AREA JHS (Students: 1,291; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • CENTER TWP SCH (Students: 757; Grades: KG – 06)
  • MCQUISTION EL SCH (Students: 544; Grades: KG – 06)
  • NORTHWEST SCH (Students: 451; Grades: KG – 06)
  • EMILY BRITTAIN EL SCH (Students: 441; Grades: KG – 06)
  • MERIDIAN SCH (Students: 427; Grades: KG – 06)
  • OAKLAND TWP SCH (Students: 334; Grades: KG – 06)
  • BROAD ST SCH (Students: 314; Grades: KG – 06)
  • SUMMIT EL SCH (Students: 268; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Butler:

  • HOLY SEPULCHER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 161; Location: 6515 OLD ROUTE 8; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST WENDELIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 140; Location: 211 ST WENDELIN RD; Grades: PK – 6)
  • NORTH MAIN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 91; Location: 1201 NORTH MAIN STREET EXT; Grades: KG – 5)
  • BUTLER CO CHILDRENS CENTER (Students: 60; Location: 131 HOMEWOOD DR; Grades: PK – KG)
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 221 NEW CASTLE STREET; Grades: KG – 6)
  • HOME ACRE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 38; Location: P O BOX 908; Grades: UG – UG)

Libraries

Libraries in Butler:

  • BUTLER AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $740,679; Location: 218 NORTH MCKEAN ST; 84,886 books; 1,169 audio materials; 3,063 video materials; 127 serial subscriptions)
  • BUTLER COUNTY FED LIB SYSTEM (Operating income: $504,895; Location: 1779 N MAIN ST EXT; 23,670 books; 416 audio materials; 728 video materials; 23 serial subscriptions)