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Buckner, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Buckner had a population of 281 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Buckner is located at latitude 33.3573 and longitude -93.4356 in Lafayette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Buckner (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lafayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 292 feet.

The City of Buckner (GNIS ID: 2403948) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Buckner is located within Township of Hadley, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafayette County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buckner population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Buckner, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 281
Population in Households 278
Population in Familes 233
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 226
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 108
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 73
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 143 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $66,250
Average Home Value $83,434


Median Household Income $35,583
Average Household Income $47,833
Per Capita Income $19,862
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.14%
Households 0.45% 0.18%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Buckner, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buckner to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 381 29th
Population Density1 # 396 27th
Diversity Index2 # 177 68th
Median Household Income # 306 44th
Per Capita Income # 274 49th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.