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Buckner, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Buckner had a population of 3,064 as of July 1, 2016. Buckner ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Buckner is located at latitude 39.1325 and longitude -94.1968 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Buckner (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 751 feet.

The City of Buckner (GNIS ID: 2393451) 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 Fort Osage, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Buckner: Buckner Hill.

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Buckner, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,064
Population in Households 3,064
Population in Familes 2,553
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,716
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 1,131
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 795
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 777 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 354 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $98,939
Average Home Value $126,414


Median Household Income $53,408
Average Household Income $57,766
Per Capita Income $21,361
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% 0.13%
Households -0.14% 0.07%
Families -0.26% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.

Buckner, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buckner to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 200 81st
Population Density1 # 134 87th
Diversity Index2 # 363 65th
Median Household Income # 223 78th
Per Capita Income # 523 49th

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