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Butler
  • Suburb of Milwaukee, WI

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Butler is a suburb of Milwaukee with a population of 1,964. Butler is in Waukesha County. Living in Butler offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Butler there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Butler and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Butler are highly rated.

About

About Butler...
Population
1,964

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$169,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$851
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    61%
  • Own
    39%
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Butler Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    279.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,960.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    278.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    23%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

Working in Butler

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$45,250
National
$64,994

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