Lake Butler is a very small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 1,845 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lake Butler is the 363rd largest community in Florida.
Lake Butler is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lake Butler is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake Butler who work in office and administrative support (15.27%), food service (10.37%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.79%).
Overall, Lake Butler’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The rate of college-level education in Lake Butler is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.54% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lake Butler in 2010 was $13,687, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $54,748 for a family of four. Lake Butler also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.83% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Lake Butler is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lake Butler home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake Butler residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lake Butler include African, German, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Lake Butler is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.