Buckner, Missouri Population 2023

2,906

Buckner is a city located in Jackson County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 2,906, it is the 200th largest city in Missouri and the 9021st largest city in the United States.Buckner is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -4.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,049 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Buckner has a population density of 1,628 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buckner is $67,359 with a poverty rate of 11.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buckner is 33.2 years, 30.4 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Buckner Demographics

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

  • White: 96.39%
  • Two or more races: 2.20%
  • Other race: 0.62%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Black or African American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Buckner, Missouri is 2,906 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,049.

Buckner, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Buckner Population by Race

Buckner Population Pyramid 2023

Buckner Median Age

33.2

Total

30.4

Male

39.5

Female

Buckner Adults

There are 2,231 adults, (508 of whom are seniors) in Buckner.

Buckner Age Dependency

77

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Buckner Sex Ratio

Female1,57651.69%
Male1,47348.31%

Buckner Population by Age

Buckner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.2

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buckner Households and Families

Male

Female

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

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 25.00%.

Buckner Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$37,259

Average Earnings

$38,009

Average Male

$35,500

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

99.11% of Buckner residents speak only English, while 0.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Buckner Language

Buckner Poverty by Race

rate

11.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.55%

Male Poverty Rate

9.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buckner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buckner is White, with 12.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buckner is Multiple, with 1.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.70%.

Buckner Poverty

Buckner Poverty Rate by Education

Buckner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buckner Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buckner Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

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

Buckner Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buckner Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

139

Number of Veterans

135

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

Buckner Veterans by War

Buckner Veterans by Age

count

Buckner Veterans by Race

Buckner Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buckner Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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

86.01%

Born in Buckner

102.55%

Native Born

0.98%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

102.55% of Buckner residents were born in the United States, with 86.01% having been born in Missouri. 0.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Buckner Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Buckner Population by Year