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Butte, North Dakota - Basic Facts

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The City of Butte had a population of 78 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Butte: Dogden.

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Butte, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 78
Daytime Population: Workers 18
Daytime Population: Residents 38
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 56
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 77
Population in Familes 59
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 307
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $41,585
Average Household Income $73,764
Per Capita Income $34,669


Total Housing Units 96 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36 (37.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (52.1%)
Median Home Value $120,000
Average Home Value $202,083


Total Households 46
Average Household Size 1.67
Family Households 28
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.91% 1.25%
Households 1.95% 1.27%
Families 7.13% 0.7%
Median Household Income   6.51%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

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, 2017 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 # 276 31st
Population Density # 218 46th
Diversity Index # 230 43rd
Median Household Income # 374 7th
Per Capita Income # 194 52nd

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