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Buckner, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Buckner is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lafayette County at latitude 33.3573 and longitude -93.4356. Lafayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 292 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Buckner, but most people and references simply refer to it as Buckner, Arkansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Buckner indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

City of Buckner, AR Boundary Map

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Buckner, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 269
Population in Households 266
Population in Familes 224
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 216
Diversity Index2 45
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 104
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 71
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 39 (27.3%)
Median Home Value $61,905
Average Home Value $88,125
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,600
Average Household Income $44,149
Per Capita Income $18,519
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.52% -0.83%
Households -0.22% -0.58%
Families -0.65% -0.57%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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, 2014 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 # 391 28th
Population Density1 # 405 25th
Diversity Index2 # 166 70th
Median Household Income # 366 33rd
Per Capita Income # 325 40th

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