Buckeye, Arizona Population 2020

82,186

Buckeye is a city located in Arizona. With a 2020 population of 82,186, it is the 14th largest city in Arizona and the 425th largest city in the United States. Buckeye is currently growing at a rate of 4.99% annually and its population has increased by 61.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 50,876 in 2010. Spanning over 393 miles, Buckeye has a population density of 209 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buckeye is $78,619 with a poverty rate of 11.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,205 per month, and the median house value is $196,800. The median age in Buckeye is 33.4 years, 33.6 years for males, and 33 years for females. For every 100 females there are 116.7 males.

Buckeye Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Buckeye was:

  • White: 74.29%
  • Other race: 10.38%
  • Black or African American: 8.46%
  • Two or more races: 3.03%
  • Asian: 1.92%
  • Native American: 1.76%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
The current population of Buckeye, Arizona is 82,186, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 74,370.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 50,876.

Buckeye, Arizona Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48,75474.29%
Some Other Race6,81110.38%
Black or African American5,5558.46%
Two or More Races1,9893.03%
Asian1,2591.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1551.76%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1070.16%

Buckeye Population Pyramid 2020

Buckeye Median Age

33.4


Total

33.6


Male

33


Female

Buckeye Adults

There are 46,880 adults, (7,237 of whom are seniors) in Buckeye.

Buckeye Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Buckeye Sex Ratio

Female

30,287

46.15%

Male

35,343

53.85%

Buckeye Households and Families

Buckeye Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Buckeye Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
All71.4%28.6%
Non Family69%31%
Male61.9%38.1%
Female47.2%52.8%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,6873.3671.4
Married11,4073.777.3
Non Family3,2061.3869
Female2,0634.1547.2
Male1,0114.1461.9

3.65

Average Family Size

3.36

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Buckeye Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4816.01%
9th to 12th Grade3,8319.27%
High School Graduate10,51025.44%
Some College12,62430.56%
Associates Degree4,0909.90%
Bachelors Degree5,68213.76%
Graduate Degree2,0905.06%

Buckeye Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,22621,4105,422
Hispanic12,6918,829988
Other Race3,8152,245154
Black3,4023,115922
Asian874644307
Multiple Races810701104
Native American69454233
Islander715320

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.13%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,826$39,937$33,078
Less Than High School$25,991$28,942$19,248
High School Grad$33,632$38,972$27,736
Some College$37,207$41,211$32,449
Bachelors Degree$47,104$58,399$41,382
Graduate Degree$65,369$90,000$53,843

$36,826

Average Earnings

$39,937

Average Male

$33,078

Average Female

Buckeye Language

Buckeye Language by Age

Buckeye Language

73.01% of Buckeye residents speak only English, while 26.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.58% of the population.

Buckeye Poverty

Buckeye Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic21,4072,97713.91%
White29,7892,5198.46%
Other5,5651,44926.04%
Black4,92051310.43%
Native75527936.95%
Multiple1,677674.00%
Asian1,116635.65%

11.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.74%

Male Poverty Rate

12.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buckeye

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buckeye is Native, with 36.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buckeye is Multiple, with 4.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.74%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.55%
High School9.44%
Some College7.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.90%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.15%
Female Unemployed26.30%
Female Employed6.07%
Male Employed3.87%

Buckeye Income

Buckeye Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,932$78,619
Families$69,281$81,953
Married Families$78,251-
Non Families$43,077$51,843

Buckeye Marital Status

Buckeye Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Buckeye Married by Age and Sex

Buckeye Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Buckeye Marital Status by Race

Buckeye Veterans

4,589

Number of Veterans

4,090

Male Veterans

499

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,400
Vietnam1,314
First Gulf War1,247
Korea174
World War II45
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,442
65 to 741,063
18 to 34906
55 to 64700
75+478
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,84210.97%
Hispanic7795.06%
Black3338.44%
2 or More14815.95%
Other1142.35%
Hawaiian6257.94%
Indian597.07%
Asian313.33%

$Buckeye Veterans by Education

5.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buckeye Employment Status

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Buckeye Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

39.07%

Born in Arizona

88.72%

Native Born

11.28%

Foreign Born

5.93%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.72% of Buckeye residents were born in the United States, with 39.07% having been born in Arizona. 5.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202082,1863,9084.99%
201978,2783,9085.25%
201874,3705,8138.48%
201768,5573,9086.04%
201664,6493,0164.89%
201561,6332,5364.29%
201459,0972,4994.42%
201356,5982,2074.06%
201254,3911,9013.62%
201152,4901,1352.21%
201051,35544,81822.89%
20006,5371,4992.64%
19905,0381,6043.91%
19803,4348352.83%
19702,5990.00%