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Butte County Statistics

Facts

Land area1,636.5 square miles
Population Density134.4 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)222,090
Population change1%
Under 5 years of age5.4%
Under 1820.3%
65 and over16.7%
Females50.4%
White87
Hispanic or Latino of any race15.1
Asian4.4%
Two or more races4.1%
Black or African American1.8%
Native American2.4%
Pacific Islander0.3%
Had graduated from high school88%
Had a bachelor degree or higher24.4%
Veterans18,453

Households and Housing

Households84,816
Persons per household2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more79.1%
Median household income$43,752
The Per capita income$23,787
Live below the poverty line20.4%
Housing units96,582
Multi-unit structures20%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$225,900
Residents owning their homes60.1%

Business Facts

Total number of firms17,307
Women-owned firms30.9%
Asian-owned firms2.7%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms1.2%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$2,400,652
Retail sales per capita$11,025
Manufacturers shipments$987,397
Merchant wholesaler sales$796,397
Source US Census Data