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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 A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  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 1,906. 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
1,906

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$201,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$964
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    59%
  • Own
    41%
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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
    56.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    56.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    56.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    113.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,832.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    339.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    4%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    20%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

Working in Butler

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,051
National
$75,149

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