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Butler is a township in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Butler. For links to other places called Butler, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Butler is 40.991N. The longitude is -75.991W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,581 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,166.
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18% of Butler residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Butler ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Butler was $21,020, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Butler residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Butler, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $393. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,018.
Luzerne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Butler political report.
The average commute time for Butler workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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