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Buckner, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Buckner had a population of 3,110 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Buckner: Buckner Hill.

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


Total Population 3,110
Daytime Population: Workers 444
Daytime Population: Residents 1,746
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,190
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 3,110
Population in Familes 2,587
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,742
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $54,602
Average Household Income $60,934
Per Capita Income $22,552


Total Housing Units 1,266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 774 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 376 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $104,150
Average Home Value $132,581


Total Households 1,150
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 808
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 0.15% 0.34%
Households 0.11% 0.24%
Families 0.0% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

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, 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 # 197 81st
Population Density # 131 87th
Diversity Index # 376 64th
Median Household Income # 242 77th
Per Capita Income # 521 50th

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