Buckeye, AZ Profile: Facts & Data


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Buckeye, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Town of Buckeye had a population of 71,115 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Buckeye: Sydney.

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Buckeye, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 71,115
Population in Households 65,103
Population in Familes 57,744
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,012
Population Density2 181
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $63,890
Average Household Income $79,305
Per Capita Income $24,457


Total Housing Units 24,738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,464 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,007 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,268 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $197,841
Average Home Value $228,290


Total Households 20,470
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 16,284
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 4.1% 2.65%
Households 4.29% 2.87%
Families 4.27% 2.86%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   3.58%

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, 2018 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 # 16 97th
Population Density # 225 50th
Diversity Index # 26 94th
Median Household Income # 41 91st
Per Capita Income # 157 65th

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