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 a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.23% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 (20.80%), law enforcement and fire fighting (13.34%), and sales jobs (9.47%).
The overall crime rate in Lake Butler is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
In Lake Butler, just 11.45% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lake Butler in 2010 was $13,786, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,144 for a family of four. Lake Butler also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 37.55% 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, Irish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Lake Butler is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.