Buckner, Missouri Population 2024

2,853

Buckner is a city located in Jackson County Missouri. Buckner has a 2024 population of 2,853. Buckner is currently declining at a rate of -0.77% annually and its population has decreased by -3.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,943 in 2020.

The average household income in Buckner is $85,155 with a poverty rate of 10.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buckner is 32.8 years, 30.8 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Buckner Demographics

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

  • White: 92.25%
  • Two or more races: 5.34%
  • Black or African American: 1.39%
  • Asian: 0.58%
  • Other race: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,597.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.06% (-90)
The current population of Buckner, Missouri is 2,853 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,943.

Buckner, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,71392.25%
Two or more races1575.34%
Black or African American411.39%
Asian170.58%
Other race110.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander20.07%
Native American00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Buckner Population by Race

Buckner Population Pyramid 2024

Buckner Median Age

32.8

Total

30.8

Male

36.1

Female

Buckner Adults

There are 2,143 adults, (444 of whom are seniors) in Buckner.

Buckner Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47

Child Dependency Ratio

Buckner Sex Ratio

Female1,54352.47%
Male1,39847.53%

Buckner Population by Age

Buckner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1322.674.325.7
Married5323.5281.618.4
Non Family4461.2577.422.6
Female1103.1745.554.5
Male443.6827.372.7

3.25

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buckner Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade331.73%
9th to 12th Grade1588.26%
High School Graduate70837.03%
Some College36919.3%
Associates Degree22711.87%
Bachelors Degree34017.78%
Graduate Degree774.03%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,7761,617404
Hispanic76765
2+ Races75757
Black1900
Asian1766
Other Race990
Islander200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.29%.

Buckner Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,742$43,324$38,784
Less Than 9th Grade$42,585$43,636$20,592
High School Graduate$36,193$41,193$27,500
Some College$38,292$39,875$34,722
Bachelors Degree$91,045$91,071$91,043
Graduate Degree$0$0$53,125

$40,742

Average Earnings

$43,324

Average Male

$38,784

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

99.04% of Buckner residents speak only English, while 0.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.7% of the population.

Buckner Language

Buckner Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,62926510.08%
Hispanic1131513.27%
Multiple157127.64%

10.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.71%

Male Poverty Rate

10.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buckner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buckner is Hispanic, with 13.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buckner is Multiple, with 7.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.89%.

Buckner Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.52%
Some College10.23%
High School5.79%
Bachelors or Greater1.44%

Buckner Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.81%
Male Employed3.77%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Buckner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buckner Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$81,528$85,155
Families$79,000$80,996
Married Families$80,807$-999,999,999
Non Families$99,500$85,075

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buckner Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

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 55-64, 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

126

Number of Veterans

122

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam32
Second Gulf War25
First Gulf War25
Korea18
World War II0

Buckner Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5446
75+34
55 to 6422
65 to 7420
18 to 344

Buckner Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1226.07%
2+ Races44.76%

Buckner Veterans by Race

Buckner Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buckner Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.6%

Labor Force Participation

70.5%

Employment Rate

4.2%

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

75.52%

Born in Buckner

99.05%

Native Born

0.95%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.05% of Buckner residents were born in the United States, with 75.52% having been born in Missouri. 0.54% 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 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,740-23-0.83%
20282,763-22-0.79%
20272,785-23-0.82%
20262,808-22-0.78%
20252,830-23-0.81%
20242,853-22-0.77%
20232,875-23-0.79%
20222,898-23-0.79%
20212,921-22-0.75%
20202,943-84-2.78%
20193,027-11-0.36%
20183,038-18-0.59%
20173,056-5-0.16%
20163,061-4-0.13%
20153,065-5-0.16%
20143,070-4-0.13%
20133,074-2-0.07%
20123,07620.07%
20113,074-1-0.03%
20103,07535012.84%
20002,725-148-5.15%
19902,873250.88%
19802,84800%

Buckner Population by Year