Buckley, Washington Population 2023

5,342

Buckley is a city located in Pierce County Washington. With a 2023 population of 5,342, it is the 188th largest city in Washington and the 6342nd largest city in the United States.Buckley is currently growing at a rate of 1.44% annually and its population has increased by 4.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,114 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Buckley has a population density of 1,384 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buckley is $88,258 with a poverty rate of 8.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buckley is 40.4 years, 44.3 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Buckley Demographics

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

  • White: 92.88%
  • Two or more races: 2.44%
  • Other race: 1.33%
  • Asian: 1.09%
  • Black or African American: 0.81%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.65%
The current population of Buckley, Washington is 5,342 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,114.

Buckley, Washington Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Buckley Population by Race

Buckley Population Pyramid 2023

Buckley Median Age

40.4

Total

44.3

Male

37.4

Female

Buckley Adults

There are 3,946 adults, (649 of whom are seniors) in Buckley.

Buckley Age Dependency

50.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Buckley Sex Ratio

Female2,72054.84%
Male2,24045.16%

Buckley Population by Age

Buckley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.01

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buckley Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Buckley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buckley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Buckley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$51,296

Average Earnings

$60,313

Average Male

$44,477

Average Female

Buckley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buckley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Buckley Language

92.29% of Buckley residents speak only English, while 7.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.16% of the population.

Buckley Language

Buckley Poverty by Race

rate

8.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.97%

Male Poverty Rate

5.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buckley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buckley is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buckley is White, with 6.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.55%.

Buckley Poverty

Buckley Poverty Rate by Education

Buckley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buckley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buckley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Buckley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Buckley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Buckley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buckley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

405

Number of Veterans

318

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

Buckley Veterans by War

Buckley Veterans by Age

count

Buckley Veterans by Race

Buckley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buckley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.7%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Buckley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Buckley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Buckley 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

67.79%

Born in Buckley

93.80%

Native Born

3.19%

Foreign Born

1.76%

Non Citizen

1.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.80% of Buckley residents were born in the United States, with 67.79% having been born in Washington. 1.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Buckley Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Buckley Population by Year