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Buckner, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Buckner had a population of 271 as of July 1, 2015.

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 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.

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, 2015.

City of Buckner, AR Boundary Map

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Buckner, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 271
Population in Households 268
Population in Familes 225
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 218
Diversity Index2 44
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 105
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 72
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 143 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 80 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (26.6%)
Median Home Value $52,381
Average Home Value $71,474
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,057
Average Household Income $44,076
Per Capita Income $18,253
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.52%
Households 0.0% -0.38%
Families -0.26% -0.56%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.

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Buckner, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buckner to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 392 28th
Population Density1 # 401 26th
Diversity Index2 # 177 67th
Median Household Income # 339 38th
Per Capita Income # 331 39th

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