Buckner, Kentucky Population 2024

3,658

Buckner is a city located in Oldham County Kentucky. Buckner has a 2024 population of 3,658. Buckner is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -35.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,640 in 2020.

The average household income in Buckner is $152,701 with a poverty rate of 0.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buckner is 37.6 years, 39.5 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.

Buckner Demographics

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

  • White: 88%
  • Black or African American: 6.07%
  • Two or more races: 5.93%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
7.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
489.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-35.14% (-1,982)
The current population of Buckner, Kentucky is 3,658 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,640.

Buckner, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,21988%
Black or African American2226.07%
Two or more races2175.93%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Buckner Population by Race

Buckner Population Pyramid 2024

Buckner Median Age

37.6

Total

39.5

Male

35.6

Female

Buckner Adults

There are 2,731 adults, (441 of whom are seniors) in Buckner.

Buckner Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Buckner Sex Ratio

Female1,71446.86%
Male1,94453.14%

Buckner Population by Age

Buckner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1362.9594.15.9
Married8923.1596.43.6
Non Family115091.38.7
Male873.0880.519.5
Female423.838119
showing: 5 rows

3.13

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

94.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buckner 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

Buckner Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buckner Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 59.04%.

Buckner Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$61,474

Average Earnings

$80,018

Average Male

$56,042

Average Female

Buckner Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buckner Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Buckner Language

97.77% of Buckner residents speak only English, while 2.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

Buckner Language

Buckner Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,014120.4%
Black12010.83%
Multiple18210.55%
showing: 3 rows

0.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.82%

Male Poverty Rate

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buckner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buckner is Black, with 0.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buckner is White, with 0.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.72%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0.85%.

Buckner Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater0.75%
Less Than 9th Grade
High School
Some College
showing: 4 rows

Buckner Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0.86%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Buckner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buckner Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buckner Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.7%

Male Marriage Rate

67.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Buckner Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Buckner Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Buckner Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buckner Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

173

Number of Veterans

173

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Buckner Veterans by War

count

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Buckner Veterans by Age

count

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Buckner Veterans by Race

Buckner Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Buckner Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.5%

Labor Force Participation

70.9%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Buckner Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Buckner Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Buckner 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

58.39%

Born in Buckner

99.4%

Native Born

0.6%

Foreign Born

0.03%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.4% of Buckner residents were born in the United States, with 58.39% having been born in Kentucky. 0.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Buckner Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,658
20233,658
20223,658-1,777-32.7%
20215,435-205-3.63%
20205,640951.71%
20195,545801.46%
20185,465-183-3.24%
20175,6481683.07%
20165,480-213-3.74%
20155,6931542.78%
20145,539-17-0.31%
20135,556-2-0.04%
20125,558681.24%
20115,490-347-5.94%
20105,837
showing: 15 rows

Buckner Population by Year