Butte County CA Information

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Butte County Subdivisions

Butte County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 223,456
Population in Households 218,128
Population in Familes 159,493
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,328
Population Density1 137
Diversity Index2 52
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 88,996
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 53,460
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 97,904 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49,774 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 39,222 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,908 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $217,019
Average Home Value $266,883
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,268
Average Household Income $58,439
Per Capita Income $23,775
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.33%
Households 0.3% 0.37%
Families 0.34% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
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.

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Butte County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Butte County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 27 55th
Population Density1 # 24 60th
Diversity Index2 # 44 26th
Median Household Income # 49 17th
Per Capita Income # 35 41st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.

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