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Butte County, Idaho

248 W Grand Ave PO Box 737
Arco, ID 83213
Phone: (208) 527-3021
Fax: (208) 527-3295

In east-central ID, west of Idaho Falls; organized Feb 6, 1917 from Bingham, Blaine, and Jefferson counties. Name Origin: For the landmark buttes rising from the Snake River plains

Area (sq mi):: 2233.59 (land 2232.85; water 0.74) Population per square mile: 1.30
Population 2005: 2,808 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.10%; 1990-2000 -0.70% Population 2000: 2,899 (White 93.30%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 4.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.90%). Foreign born: 3.90%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,948; median household $30,473; Population below poverty level: 18.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,611-$21,430
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.50% Median travel time to work: 22.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Butte County, South Dakota

PO Box 250
Belle Fourche, SD 57717
Phone: (605) 892-2516
Fax: (605) 892-2836

On the central western border of SD; organized Mar 2, 1883 (prior to statehood) from Harding County. Name Origin: For nearby buttes (flat-topped mounds or mountains)

Area (sq mi):: 2266.36 (land 2248.51; water 17.84) Population per square mile: 4.10
Population 2005: 9,326 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 2.60%; 1990-2000 14.90% Population 2000: 9,094 (White 94.10%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.10%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $13,997; median household $29,040; Population below poverty level: 12.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,403-$21,736
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 18.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Butte County, California

25 County Center Dr
Oroville, CA 95965
Phone: (530) 538-7691
Fax: (530) 538-7975
www.buttecounty.net

In N central CA; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Sutter Buttes of the Sacramento Valley, or the Butte River, which flows through the county

Area (sq mi):: 1677.11 (land 1639.49; water 37.62) Population per square mile: 130.60
Population 2005: 214,185 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 5.40%; 1990-2000 11.60% Population 2000: 203,171 (White 80.00%; Black or African American 1.40%; Hispanic or Latino 10.50%; Asian 3.30%; Other 10.70%). Foreign born: 7.70%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,517; median household $31,924; Population below poverty level: 19.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,428-$23,799
Unemployment (2004): 7.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 20.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Chico (70,204)
  • Paradise (26,671)

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    The Butte Humane Society is one of the oldest non-profit agencies in Butte County, California, working since 1911 to bring humanitarian care to dogs, cats and other animals.
    The series, a partnership between the California HealthCare Foundation Center for Health Reporting, where Schoch is a senior writer, and the Chico Enterprise-Record, examined the effects of wood-burning stoves and fireplaces on the air in Butte County, California.
    The program was conceived by the youth program coordinator of the Butte County, California, Private Industry Council (PIC), who had been impressed by the results of a program during which the PIC hired three students from the California State University at Chico to team-teach a workplace class of 21 high school students.