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Buckner, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Buckner had a population of 3,134 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Buckner: Buckner Hill.

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Buckner, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,134
Population in Households 3,134
Population in Familes 2,605
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,755
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $55,216
Average Household Income $62,134
Per Capita Income $22,999


Total Housing Units 1,266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 753 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 405 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $107,008
Average Home Value $137,981


Total Households 1,158
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 817
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 0.23% 0.35%
Households 0.18% 0.24%
Families 0.13% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

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, 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 # 195 81st
Population Density # 128 88th
Diversity Index # 373 64th
Median Household Income # 263 75th
Per Capita Income # 546 47th

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