Buckner, Kentucky Population 2022

5,775
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Buckner is a city located in Oldham County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 5,775, it is the 81st largest city in Kentucky and the 6032nd largest city in the United States. Buckner is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually and its population has decreased by -0.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,785 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Buckner has a population density of 773 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buckner is $146,540 with a poverty rate of 5.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,115 per month, and the median house value is $326,000. The median age in Buckner is 38.3 years, 37.9 years for males, and 39.3 years for females.

Buckner Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bucknerwas:

  • White: 85.96%
  • Black or African American: 11.17%
  • Two or more races: 1.61%
  • Native American: 0.67%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
  • Asian: 0.09%
The current population of Buckner, Kentucky is 5,775 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,785.

Buckner, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Buckner Population by Race

Buckner Population Pyramid 2022

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Buckner Median Age

37.8


Total

38.1


Male

35.8


Female

Buckner Adults

There are 4,696 adults, (637 of whom are seniors) in Buckner.

Buckner Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Buckner Sex Ratio

Female

1,701

30.16%

Male

3,939

69.84%

Buckner Population by Age

Buckner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buckner Household Types

93.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buckner Households and Families

3.37

Average Family Size

3.19

Average Household Size

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Buckner Households by Type

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Buckner Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buckner Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.11%.

Buckner Educational Attainment by Race

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$57,549

Average Earnings

$59,632

Average Male

$52,827

Average Female

Buckner Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buckner Language by Age

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Buckner Language

97.38% of Buckner residents speak only English, while 2.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.86% of the population.

Buckner Language

Buckner Poverty by Race

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5.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.85%

Male Poverty Rate

5.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buckner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buckner is White, with 3.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buckner is Multiple, with 100.00% 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 4.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.10%.

Buckner Poverty

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Buckner Poverty Rate by Education

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Buckner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buckner Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Buckner Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.8%

Male Marriage Rate

67.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Buckner Married by Age and Sex

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Buckner 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 35-44.

Buckner Marital Status by Race

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Buckner Marital Status

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296

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Buckner Veterans by War

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Buckner Veterans by Age

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Buckner Veterans by Race

Buckner Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buckner Veterans by Education

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41.8%

Labor Force Participation

41.3%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Buckner Employment by Age

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Buckner Employment by Race

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Buckner Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.68%

Born in Buckner

98.55%

Native Born

1.45%

Foreign Born

0.82%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.55% of Buckner residents were born in the United States, with 61.68% having been born in Kentucky. 0.82% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Buckner Population by Year