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Butler Beach, Florida
Location in St. Johns County and the state of Florida
Location in St. Johns County and the state of Florida
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  St. Johns
 • Total 2.66 sq mi (6.88 km2)
 • Land 2.54 sq mi (6.59 km2)
 • Water 0.11 sq mi (0.29 km2)
3 ft (1 m)
 • Total 4,978
 • Density 1,956.76/sq mi (755.58/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 12-09630
GNIS feature ID 1867122

Butler Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in St. Johns County, Florida, United States. The population was 4,978 at the time of the 2020 United States Census.


Butler Beach is located at 29°48′1″N 81°15′48″W / 29.80028°N 81.26333°W / 29.80028; -81.26333 (29.800353, -81.263425).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 4,978
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 4,436 people, 2,152 households, and 1,385 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,783.0 people per square mile (687.9/km2). There were 3,694 housing units at an average density of 1,484.8/sq mi (572.8/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.97% White, 0.29% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.70% Asian, 0.41% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.49% of the population.

There were 2,152 households, out of which 13.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.8% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.47.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 12.1% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 19.6% from 25 to 44, 34.4% from 45 to 64, and 29.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 54 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $46,319, and the median income for a family was $61,850. Males had a median income of $36,875 versus $31,399 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $31,193. About 4.2% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.2% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.


It is in the St. Johns County School District.

Zoned schools include W. D. Hartley Elementary School, Gamble Rogers Middle School, and Pedro Menendez High School.

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