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Buckner, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Buckner had a population of 258 as of July 1, 2017. Buckner ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

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, 2017.

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Buckner, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 258
Daytime Population: Workers 3
Daytime Population: Residents 170
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 173
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 255
Population in Familes 213
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 208
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $37,844
Average Household Income $50,584
Per Capita Income $21,125


Total Housing Units 147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (32.0%)
Median Home Value $69,318
Average Home Value $90,584


Total Households 100
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.88% -1.52%
Households -0.67% -1.44%
Families -0.97% -1.52%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   1.76%

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, 2017 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 # 394 27th
Population Density # 405 25th
Diversity Index # 177 67th
Median Household Income # 275 49th
Per Capita Income # 243 55th

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