Demographics

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Nestled in the rolling hills of western Pennsylvania is Butler County, a growing and dynamic community comprised of a diverse industrial base, a spirited workforce and a scenic, tranquil setting. From the world’s leading manufacturer of specialty steel to small, home-based businesses, our local economic base ensures continued stability. The fastest growing county in southwestern Pennsylvania, Butler County saw its population numbers increase by 14.5% from 1990 to 2000.

The county celebrated its Bicentennial Year at the dawn of the new millennium with a variety of special events including the largest parade Butler County’s ever seen. Should you need additional information on Butler County, please contact any member of the Chamber staff at 724.283.2222.

Butler County At A Glance

Normal Average TemperaturesSummer, 72'
Winter, 26'
Precipitation 40"
Land Area793.3 Square Miles
Population174,112
Per Capita Income$19,341
Average Household Income$49, 764
Median Household Income$47,230
Average Household Wealth$167,195
Median Household Wealth$80,240

Butler County's Top 10 Largest Municipalities

Cranberry Township23,625
Butler Township18,560
Butler City14,656
Center Township8,182
Buffalo Township6,827
Adams Township6,774
Jefferson Township5,690
Middlesex Township5,586
Slippery Rock Township5,251
Penn Township5,210
(2000 Income/Wealth figures courtesy of Claritas Marketing, Inc.)