Butte County Information

Butte in California occupies 1,677 square miles and has a 2006 population of 215,881, a change from a 2000 population of 203,171 and 182,120 in 1990. 19.2% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13% percent is 25-35, and 11.6% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 752 acts of violent crime reported in Butte in 2004, a change from 699 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 6,292 people: 6.2% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 6.1%.

Read more about Butte, California in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyButte 
StateCalifornia 
Land Area1,677 sq. milesRanked 399 of 3,140
Population 2006215,881Ranked 283 of 3,140
Population 2005214,153 
Population 2000203,171Ranked 270 of 3,140
Population 1990182,120Ranked 266 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion89.2% 
African American1.6% 
Asian American4.1% 
Native American1.9% 
Pacific Islander.2% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.5% 
Population 5 to 1412.5% 
Population 15 to 2419.2% 
Population 25 to 3413% 
Population 35 to 4411.6% 
Population 45 to 5413.3% 
Population 55 to 6410.1% 
Population 65 to 746.6% 
Population 75 and up8.3% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes752699
Murders / Manslaughters6 
Forcible Rapes92 
Robberies129 
Aggravated Assaults525 
Total Property Crimes8,2656,514
Burglaries2,452 
Larceny Thefts4,393 
Motor Vehicle Thefts1,420 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population101,11393,083
Unemployed Population6,2925,709
Unemployment Rate6.2%6.1%

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