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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bucknerwas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Buckner
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.