Butte is a medium-sized city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 35,411 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Butte is the fifth largest community in Montana. Much of the housing stock in Butte was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.16 minutes getting to work every day.
In terms of college education, Butte is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.13% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Butte in 2018 was $30,548, which is upper middle income relative to Montana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,192 for a family of four. However, Butte contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Butte home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Butte residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Butte include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Butte is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.