Butte is a low performance, high disparity and less populous county
144 police officers serve Butte County. 141 of them are White, however Butte has over 50,000 non-White residents.
Butte County has some of the highest High School graduation rates in the state, but is a high-disparity county because of a low Native American graduation rate.
More than a quarter of the population in Butte County is non-White, however 13 of 14 elected officials serving at county and state levels are White.
White homeownership rate (63% of White households own homes) was more than triple the Black homeownership rate (20%) in Butte County.
Asians have the highest business ownership rate in Butte County (18.6 owners per 1,000 persons). Though it's not as disparate as most counties, the Asian business ownership rate is more than 60x the Black business ownership rate (0.3).