Study Butte, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Study Butte, Texas - Basic Facts

The Study Butte Census Designated Place had a population of 216 as of July 1, 2017. Study Butte ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Study Butte is located at latitude 29.3356 and longitude -103.5426 in Brewster County. The formal boundaries for the Study Butte Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Brewster County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,543 feet.

The Study Butte Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584741) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Study Butte Census Designated Place is located within Alpine Division of Brewster County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Study 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 Study Butte: Big Bend.

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


Total Population 216
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 116
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 116
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.54
Population in Households 216
Population in Familes 135
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 45
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $34,358
Average Household Income $49,485
Per Capita Income $25,371


Total Housing Units 145 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (35.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (37.2%)
Median Home Value $84,722
Average Home Value $133,824


Total Households 91
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 40
Average Family Size 3
  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 -1.04% -0.85%
Households -1.02% -0.89%
Families -2.76% -1.02%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Study Butte, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Study Butte to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 1521 13th
Population Density # 1706 3rd
Diversity Index # 554 68th
Median Household Income # 1434 18th
Per Capita Income # 736 58th

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