Demographics
Chamber Information

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 temperature:
Summer 72°
Winter 26°
Precipitation: 40 inches
Land Area
793.3 square miles
Population--
Butler County 174,112
Per Capita Income $19,341
Avg. Household Income $49,764
Median Household Income $39,326
Median Family Household Income $47,230
Average Household Wealth $167,195
Median Household Wealth $80,240
Top Ten Largest Municipalities
Cranberry Township 23,625
Butler Township 18,560
Butler City 14,656
Center Township 8,182
Buffalo Township 6,827
Adams Township 6,774
Jefferson Township 5,690
Middlesex Township 5,586
Slippery Rock Township 5,251
Penn Township 5,210
(2000 Income/Wealth figures courtesy of Claritas Marketing, Inc.)
 
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