Lake Butler, Florida
Union County Courthouse in Lake Butler
Virtually everyone in Lake Butler either works for Florida Department of Corrections, lives with someone who works there or knows someone who works there. Florida Department of Corrections is a major factor in the lifestyle these days...
Lake Butler was first surveyed and platted as a town in 1859. The town (and nearby lake) were named for an American military officer (Captain Robert Butler) slain near here during a battle with the Seminoles in the early 1820's.
High School or Higher: 72.2%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 9.8%
Graduate or Professional Degree: 5.0%
Cost of Living Index for Lake Butler: 81.3
Median Household Income: $26,100
Median Home Value: $84,800
Population Density: 1,104 People per Square Mile
Median Resident Age: 34.0 Years
Construction, Retail Services, Other Non-Government Services, Shipping & Handling, Professional Services, Government, Health Care, Social Services
Unemployed (March 2015): 5.9%