Butler County, PA Population by Age

The median age in Butler County, PA is 43.3, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 16.28% were under the age of 15, 17.51% aged 15 to 29, 47.31% aged 30 to 64, 16.30% aged 65 to 84, and 2.60% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Butler County, PA population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Butler County's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 9,551 4.96%
5 to 9 years 10,278 5.34%
10 to 14 years 11,527 5.99%
15 to 19 years 12,676 6.58%
20 to 24 years 10,766 5.59%
25 to 29 years 10,282 5.34%
30 to 34 years 11,330 5.88%
35 to 39 years 12,218 6.35%
40 to 44 years 11,152 5.79%
45 to 49 years 12,407 6.44%
50 to 54 years 14,054 7.3%
55 to 59 years 14,792 7.68%
60 to 64 years 15,147 7.87%
65 to 69 years 12,605 6.55%
70 to 74 years 9,008 4.68%
75 to 79 years 5,655 2.94%
80 to 84 years 4,110 2.13%
85 years and over 5,003 2.6%
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Butler County, PA population by age group

Key stats
54,798
Population under 25 years
44,982
Population aged 25-44
56,400
Population aged 45-64
36,381
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Butler County's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Butler County, PA population by age group. The largest age group was 60-64 years with a poulation of 15,147 (7.87% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Butler County, PA was for the group of age 60-64 years with a population of 15,147 (7.87%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Butler County, PA was the 80-84 years with a population of 4,110 (2.13%).

Butler County, PA population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Butler County, PA's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Butler County's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Butler County, PA population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 117,643 (61.09% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 38,537 20.01%
18 to 64 years 117,643 61.09%
85 years and over 36,381 18.89%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Butler County's population under 18 was 20.01%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Butler County's working population (between 18 and 64) was 61.09%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Butler County's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 18.89% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Butler County, PA population pyramid

Population pyramid for Butler County, PA is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Butler County's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Butler County, PA, is 25.1.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Butler County, PA, is 29.1.
  • Total dependency ratio for Butler County, PA is 54.3.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Butler County, PA is 3.4.
The graph shows Butler County's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Butler County, PA population pyramid i.e. Butler County population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Butler County, PA's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 4,980 4,571 9,551
5 to 9 years 5,322 4,956 10,278
10 to 14 years 5,859 5,668 11,527
15 to 19 years 6,590 6,086 12,676
20 to 24 years 5,458 5,308 10,766
25 to 29 years 5,387 4,895 10,282
30 to 34 years 5,792 5,538 11,330
35 to 39 years 6,287 5,931 12,218
40 to 44 years 5,671 5,481 11,152
45 to 49 years 6,288 6,119 12,407
50 to 54 years 7,026 7,028 14,054
55 to 59 years 7,344 7,448 14,792
60 to 64 years 7,591 7,556 15,147
65 to 69 years 6,162 6,443 12,605
70 to 74 years 4,408 4,600 9,008
75 to 79 years 2,670 2,985 5,655
80 to 84 years 1,813 2,297 4,110
85 years and over 1,604 3,399 5,003
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Things to know

What is the population of Butler County, PA under 18?

Butler County's population under the age of 18 is 38,537, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 20.01% of the total resident population of Butler County, PA.

What is the aging population in Butler County, PA?

Butler County's population aged 65 years and above was 36,381. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 18.89% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

Butler County, PA Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Butler County age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Butler County population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Butler County. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Butler County by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Butler County.

Key observations

The largest age group in Butler County, PA was for the group of age 60-64 years with a population of 15,147 (7.87%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Butler County, PA was the 80-84 years with a population of 4,110 (2.13%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Butler County population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Butler County is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Butler County total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Butler County Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Butler County, PA Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Butler County - Population and Percentage Analysis
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Butler County population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Butler County. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Butler County population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Butler County population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Butler County is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Butler County is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Butler County Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Butler County, PA Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Butler County, PA population pyramid, which represents the Butler County population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Butler County, PA, is 25.1.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Butler County, PA, is 29.1.
  • Total dependency ratio for Butler County, PA is 54.3.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Butler County, PA is 3.4.

Butler County population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Butler County population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Butler County for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Butler County for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Butler County for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Butler County Population by Age. You can refer the same here

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