Butler is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,885 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Butler is the 259th largest community in Georgia.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Butler is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.92% of the Butler workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Butler is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Butler who work in office and administrative support (15.80%), management occupations (7.42%), and teaching (5.69%).
The overall crime rate in 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.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Butler is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Butler doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Butler has a very low overall level of education: only 8.90% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Butler in 2010 was $18,103, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,412 for a family of four. However, Butler contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Butler also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.00% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Butler is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Butler home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Butler residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Butler include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and British.
The most common language spoken in Butler is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.