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Butler, TN
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Butler profile

Living in Butler

Butler is a tiny town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 297 people and three associated neighborhoods, Butler is the 364th largest community in Tennessee. Butler has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.

A relatively large number of people in Butler telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 17.50% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Butler has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Butler has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Butler than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Butler may be for you.

As is often the case in a small town, Butler doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Butler ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 4.41% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Butler in 2018 was $26,018, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,072 for a family of four. However, Butler contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 White. Important ancestries of people in Butler include Italian, British, Irish, German, and English.

The most common language spoken in Butler is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.