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The City of Butte had a population of 79 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Butte is located at latitude 47.837 and longitude -100.6659 in McLean County. The formal boundaries for the City of Butte (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McLean County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,736 feet.

The City of Butte (GNIS ID: 1035948) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Butte population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Butte: Dogden.

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Butte, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 79
Population in Households 78
Population in Familes 61
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 311
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 46
Average Household Size 1.7
Family Households 28
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37 (37.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (54.0%)
Median Home Value $130,000
Average Home Value $207,895


Median Household Income $46,275
Average Household Income $71,148
Per Capita Income $33,752
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.43% 2.18%
Households 2.26% 2.09%
Families 8.31% 2.06%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Butte, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Butte to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 277 31st
Population Density1 # 217 46th
Diversity Index2 # 226 45th
Median Household Income # 323 20th
Per Capita Income # 178 56th

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