Buckhorn, California Population 2024

3,196

Buckhorn is a city located in Amador County California. Buckhorn has a 2024 population of 3,196. Buckhorn is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 46.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,175 in 2020.

The average household income in Buckhorn is $81,007 with a poverty rate of 7.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buckhorn is 52.8 years, 50.9 years for males, and 56.5 years for females.

Buckhorn Demographics

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

  • White: 84.23%
  • Two or more races: 9.82%
  • Other race: 3.57%
  • Asian: 1.25%
  • Black or African American: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
Land Area (mi²)
5.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
544.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
46.94% (1,021)
The current population of Buckhorn, California is 3,196 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,175.

Buckhorn, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,69284.23%
Two or more races3149.82%
Other race1143.57%
Asian401.25%
Black or African American190.59%
Native American120.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.16%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Buckhorn Population by Race

Buckhorn Population Pyramid 2024

Buckhorn Median Age

52.8

Total

50.9

Male

56.5

Female

Buckhorn Adults

There are 2,807 adults, (933 of whom are seniors) in Buckhorn.

Buckhorn Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

49.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Buckhorn Sex Ratio

Female1,21337.95%
Male1,98362.05%

Buckhorn Population by Age

Buckhorn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3732.3394.25.8
Married6412.67982
Non Family5001.3389.810.2
Female1334.0588.711.3
Male992.851000
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2.86

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

94.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buckhorn Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Buckhorn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buckhorn Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 47.37%.

Buckhorn Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,526

Average Earnings

$55,051

Average Male

$39,797

Average Female

Buckhorn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buckhorn Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Buckhorn Language

94.27% of Buckhorn residents speak only English, while 5.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.75% of the population.

Buckhorn Language

Buckhorn Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,6162027.72%
Hispanic3624311.88%
Multiple314196.05%
Other1141311.4%
Asian401025%
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7.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.53%

Male Poverty Rate

5.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buckhorn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buckhorn is Asian, with 25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buckhorn is Multiple, with 6.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 12.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.95%.

Buckhorn Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.4%
Some College9.14%
Less Than 9th Grade6.95%
Bachelors or Greater3.2%
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Buckhorn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed35%
Male Employed6.86%
Female Employed1.92%
Female Unemployed
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Buckhorn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buckhorn Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buckhorn Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Buckhorn Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Buckhorn 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 20-34.

Buckhorn Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buckhorn Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

362

Number of Veterans

362

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Buckhorn Veterans by War

count

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Buckhorn Veterans by Age

count

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Buckhorn Veterans by Race

Buckhorn Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buckhorn Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Buckhorn Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Buckhorn Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Buckhorn Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.59%

Born in Buckhorn

97.62%

Native Born

2.38%

Foreign Born

1%

Non Citizen

1.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.62% of Buckhorn residents were born in the United States, with 71.59% having been born in California. 1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Buckhorn Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,196
20233,196
20223,19667426.72%
20212,52234715.95%
20202,175-212-8.88%
20192,3871416.28%
20182,246-35-1.53%
20172,281-444-16.29%
20162,72554625.06%
20152,179-324-12.94%
20142,503-105-4.03%
20132,608602.35%
20122,54845821.91%
20112,090-339-13.96%
20102,429
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Buckhorn Population by Year