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Buckeye, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Town of Buckeye had a population of 66,501 as of July 1, 2017. Buckeye ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Buckeye is located at latitude 33.4329 and longitude -112.6482 in Maricopa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Buckeye (see map below) encompass a land area of 392.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Maricopa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 869 feet.

The Town of Buckeye (GNIS ID: 2411736) 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.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Buckeye is located within Buckeye Division of Maricopa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buckeye population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Buckeye: Sydney.

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Buckeye, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 66,501
Daytime Population: Workers 8,738
Daytime Population: Residents 36,111
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44,849
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 60,748
Population in Familes 53,510
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,753
Population Density2 170
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $61,811
Average Household Income $76,142
Per Capita Income $23,520


Total Housing Units 23,091 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,078 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,987 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,026 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $183,530
Average Home Value $215,245


Total Households 19,065
Average Household Size 3.19
Family Households 15,141
Average Family Size 4
  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 3.72% 2.68%
Households 3.88% 2.93%
Families 3.82% 2.9%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Buckeye, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buckeye to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona 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 # 17 96th
Population Density # 230 49th
Diversity Index # 27 94th
Median Household Income # 42 91st
Per Capita Income # 145 68th

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