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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Butler County is located in Kansas with a population of 66,260. In Butler County, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Butler County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Butler County are above average.
Population
66,260

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$142,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$742
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Butler County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    113.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    27.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    27.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    327.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,034.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    179
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Butler County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$62,324
National
$55,322

Butler County Reviews

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If you want to live in a small town, Butler County is not a bad place to look. However, that's really all it can offer. If you're looking for diversity or good school systems, you might want to look someone where else.
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