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Population in 2012: 54,542 (81% urban, 19% rural). Population change since 2000: +734.4%
Males: 29,023  (53.2%)
Females: 25,519  (46.8%)

Median resident age:  30.7 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 85326, 85337, 85342, 85343, 85354, 85361, 85390, 85396.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,778 (it was $35,383 in 2000)
Buckeye:

$60,778
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,052

Buckeye town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $124,263 (it was $73,300 in 2000)
Buckeye:

$124,263
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $210,649; Detached houses: $257,963; Townhouses or other attached units: $164,352; In 2-unit structures: $284,455; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $189,636; Mobile homes: $110,861; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $46,943

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,132.

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  • White alone - 24,579 (49.0%)
  • Hispanic - 19,403 (38.7%)
  • Black alone - 3,681 (7.3%)
  • Two or more races - 920 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 724 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 567 (1.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 213 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 28 (0.06%)

Races in Buckeye detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Buckeye: 89.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (10.1%), German (8.9%), Irish (7.4%), English (3.9%), French (1.8%), Polish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1929

Elevation: 869 feet

Land area: 145.8 square miles.

Population density: 374 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Buckeye:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buckeye town:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

4,852 residents are foreign born

This town:  9.7%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Buckeye, Arizona as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Buckeye to the number of sex offenders is 2,371 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,504 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,403 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, AZ (24.6 miles , pop. 108,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Glendale, AZ (24.8 miles , pop. 218,812).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (30.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Citrus Park, AZ (3.4 miles ), Goodyear, AZ (3.4 miles ), Arlington, AZ (3.5 miles) , Litchfield Park, AZ (3.8 miles ), Wintersburg, AZ (4.0 miles) , Avondale, AZ (4.0 miles ), Surprise, AZ (4.3 miles ), El Mirage, AZ (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2008: 1444 buildings, average cost: $201,800
  • 2009: 490 buildings, average cost: $193,400
  • 2010: 380 buildings, average cost: $202,600
  • 2011: 507 buildings, average cost: $205,900
  • 2012: 679 buildings, average cost: $223,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.44 N, Longitude: 112.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -9,171 (-18.3%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 4,312 (23.3%)

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Property values in Buckeye, AZ


 

Crime rates in Buckeye by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 02205
per 100,000 0.028.822.00.052.2
Robberies 565127
per 100,000 73.986.354.9130.773.0
Assaults 4949101714
per 100,000 724.6704.8109.8185.1146.0
Burglaries 108157239328461
per 100,000 1597.22258.32625.23572.24809.1
Thefts 145166331237236
per 100,000 2144.32387.83635.82581.12461.9
Auto thefts 4650101164259
per 100,000 680.3719.21109.41786.12701.9
Arson 30362
per 100,000 44.40.033.065.320.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 321.9) 436.0521.2493.1595.5774.1

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Crime rate in Buckeye detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 103 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Arizona average:

1.99

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Buckeye, Arizona accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.3%
Arizona:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secondary school teachers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (3%)

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Average climate in Buckeye, Arizona

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Tornado activity:

Buckeye-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1968, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Buckeye town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/14/1971, a category F2 tornado 18.7 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Buckeye-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arizona state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/13/1991 at 21:37:27, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/2000 at 03:18:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from Buckeye center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Maricopa County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Fires: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Kole Calhoun - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Buckeye:

  • GOODYEAR DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; GOODYEAR, AZ)
  • CARE PARTNERS HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; GOODYEAR, AZ)
  • ESTRELLA CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; AVONDALE, AZ)

Political contributions by individuals in Buckeye, AZ

Airports located in Buckeye:


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Operable nuclear power plants near Buckeye:

  • 16 miles: Palo Verde 1 and 2 in Wintersburg, AZ.
  • 16 miles: Palo Verde 3 in Wintersburg, AZ.

Local government website: www.buckeyeaz.gov

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buckeye:

  • Estrella Mountain Community College (about 15 miles; Avondale, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (about 18 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,088)
  • Glendale Community College (about 26 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 7,126)
  • Grand Canyon University (about 28 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 7,534)
  • Midwestern University (about 29 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Apollo College-Phoenix Inc (about 29 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,844)
  • Western International University (about 30 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,927)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Buckeye:

Private elementary/middle school in Buckeye:

  • GRACE FELLOWSHIP ACADEMY (Students: 104; Location: 1300 N MILLER RD; Grades: KG - 7)
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Library in Buckeye:

  • BUCKEYE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $678,034; Location: 310 NORTH 6TH STREET; 25,244 books; 957 audio materials; 584 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 39 state licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Buckeye: Buckeye Substation (A), Liberty (B), Liberty Substation (C), Palo Verde Substation (D), Perryville Substation (E), White Tanks Proving Grounds (F), Town of Buckeye Wastewater Treatment Plant (G), Town of Tartesso Water Reclamation Facility (H), Southwest Regional Landfill (I), Buckeye Public Library (J), Buckeye City Hall (K), Buckeye Valley Museum (L), Buckeye Valley Fire District Station 327 (M), Buckeye Fire Department Station 706 (N), Buckeye Fire Department Station 705 (O), Buckeye Fire Department Station 704 (P), Buckeye Fire Department Station 703 (Q), Buckeye Fire Department Station 701 (R), Buckeye Fire Department Station 702 (S), Buckeye Valley Fire District Station 324 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Cactus Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Buckeye include: Grace Fellowship Church (A), First Southern Baptist Church in Buckeye (B), Community United Methodist Church (C), Buckeye Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), Buckeye Light and Life Church (E), Lifeway Church (F), Liberty United Methodist Church (G), White Tank Southern Baptist Church (H), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Louis B Hazelton Memorial Cemetery (1), Liberty Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Henrys Tank (A), Hog Hole (B), New Tank (C), North Tank (D), Round Tank (E), Web Water (F), Wagner Tank (G), Broken Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bootlegger Wash (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Buckeye include: Buckeye Town Park (1), Buckeye Sports Field (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Buckeye Museum (116 East USHighway 85) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: MANU Ghela (1009 East Monroe Avenue) (1), Buckeye Motor Hotel (202 East USHighway 85) (2), Days Inn (25205 W Yuma Rd) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Buckeye Town - Magistrate Court (100 North Apache Road) (1), Maricopa County Government - Justice Of The Peace (100 North Apache Road) (2), Maricopa County Government - Justice of the Peace- Buckeye Justice C (100 North Apache Road Suite C) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Maricopa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.8. This is about average.
City:

30.8
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.52. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.52
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 31.3. This is significantly worse than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

31.3
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Buckeye and their reported violations in the past:

BUCKEYE, TOWN OF (Address: SUITE A, AZ , Population served: 4532, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Arsenic
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM
  • 32 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
ASPC LEWIS COMPLEX WTR SY (Population served: 4300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 11 other older monitoring violations
CLEARWATER UTILITY CO INC (Population served: 1977, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
GRANDVIEW WATER CO INC (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.5%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.2% for Black residents, 15.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.3% for other race residents, 8.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  3.2 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  79.7%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.1%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Buckeye, AZ

5,084 people in state prisons in 2010
10 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Buckeye compared to Arizona state average:

Buckeye, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Buckeye (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Yuma Watson Branch at 733 South Watson Rd, branch established on 2010/07/13; Verrado Banking Branch at 21084 West Main Street, branch established on 2004/07/28. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Buckeye Branch at 402 Monroe Avenue, branch established on 1954/11/15; Watson And Yuma Banking Center Branc at 1240 South Watson Road, branch established on 2005/10/05. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • National Bank of Arizona: Buckeye Branch at 219 North Fourth Street, branch established on 1979/05/04. Info updated 2008/09/11: Bank assets: $4,485.6 mil, Deposits: $3,731.3 mil, headquarters in Tucson, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 73 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Buckeye Valley Branch at 1160 South Watson Road, branch established on 2008/01/25. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Yuma & Watson at 540 South Watson Road, branch established on 2007/08/27. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Buckeye Fry's at 1300 South Watson Road, branch established on 2010/07/12. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • West Valley National Bank: Buckeye Branch at 111 E. Monroe Avenue, Suite 100, branch established on 2008/04/14. Info updated 2007/01/03: Bank assets: $40.6 mil, Deposits: $28.0 mil, headquarters in Avondale, AZ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: West Valley Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Buckeye travel time to work - commute


Buckeye mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Buckeye town (based on Maricopa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.73%
Here39.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionJewishAssemblies of God
Adherents43.4%12.6%6.3%4.9%4.7%
Congregations5.9%24.2%8.1%1.3%5.7%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches Independent Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents4.2%2.7%2.1%1.9%17.2%
Congregations3.7%3.2%1.0%1.8%45.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 501
Here:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 60
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 219
Maricopa County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 768
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,264
Maricopa County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Maricopa County:

7.7%
State:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.5%
State:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.8%
Arizona:

14.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 24$108,645$54,3230$0
Other Government Administration 55$271,791$59,3008$5,812
Judicial and Legal 5$19,102$45,8451$1,625
Police Protection - Officers 56$227,973$48,8510$0
Police - Other 17$65,495$46,2321$2,150
Firefighters 80$335,545$50,33244$49,051
Fire - Other 4$27,538$82,6140$0
Streets and Highways 15$44,986$35,9890$0
Airports 2$8,741$52,4460$0
Welfare 6$17,708$35,4163$2,396
Health 1$3,899$46,7880$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,411$32,4660$0
Sewerage 8$21,254$31,8810$0
Parks and Recreation 15$50,143$40,11422$18,321
Water Supply 10$42,766$51,3190$0
Local Libraries 7$26,446$45,3363$2,451
Other and Unallocable 33$119,972$43,6260$0
Totals for Government 340$1,397,415$49,32182$81,806

Buckeye government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,452,000 ($63.29)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,948,000 ($35.72)
    Central Staff Services: $1,675,000 ($30.71)
    Fire Protection: $1,152,000 ($21.12)
    Housing & Community Development: $837,000 ($15.35)
    Water Utilities: $730,000 ($13.38)
    Regular Highways: $649,000 ($11.90)
    Sewerage: $641,000 ($11.75)
    General - Other: $419,000 ($7.68)
    Health Services - Other: $360,000 ($6.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $313,000 ($5.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $275,000 ($5.04)
    Financial Administration: $215,000 ($3.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $189,000 ($3.47)
    Libraries: $185,000 ($3.39)
    General Public Buildings: $57,000 ($1.05)
    Air Transportation: $13,000 ($0.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $277,000 ($5.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $143,000 ($2.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,603,000 ($66.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($0.13)

Buckeye government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $27,000 ($0.50)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $523,000 ($9.59)
    Sewerage: $285,000 ($5.23)
    Parks & Recreation: $41,000 ($0.75)
    All Other: $10,000 ($0.18)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $383,000 ($7.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $42,000 ($0.77)
    General Support: $13,000 ($0.24)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,799,000 ($69.65)
    Special Assessments: $355,000 ($6.51)
    Property Sale Other: $50,000 ($0.92)
    Interest Earnings: $40,000 ($0.73)
    Rents: $19,000 ($0.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $933,000 ($17.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,541,000 ($28.25)
    Highways: $523,000 ($9.59)
    All Other: $363,000 ($6.66)
    Health & Hospitals: $248,000 ($4.55)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,656,000 ($30.36)
    Property: $904,000 ($16.57)
    NEC: $389,000 ($7.13)
    Public Utilities: $296,000 ($5.43)

Buckeye government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $120,000 ($2.20)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,625,000 ($84.80)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $4,435,000 ($81.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $8,805,000 ($161.44)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $255,000 ($4.68)
    Water Utilities: $120,000 ($2.20)

Buckeye government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,898,000 ($53.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,593,000 ($65.88)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $748,000 ($13.71)

7.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,819 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
Arizona average:

8.20%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($585 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.14%
Arizona average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.46% ($42,786 average AGI)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.24% ($41,886)
from Pima County, AZ  0.23% ($41,401)


5.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,380 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Arizona average:

5.96%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($856 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.08%
Arizona average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.70% ($51,347 average AGI)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.17% ($50,328)
to Pima County, AZ  0.17% ($44,290)

Strongest AM radio stations in Buckeye:

  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMYL (1190 AM; 5 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: INTERSTATE B/C SYSTEM OF AZ, INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KASA (1540 AM; 10 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASA RADIO HOGAR, INC.)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KGME (910 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KPHX (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CORP. OF ARIZONA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buckeye:

  • KDVA (106.9 FM; BUCKEYE, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLNZ (103.5 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBAQ (89.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • K220GO (91.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSLX-FM (100.7 FM; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLT (98.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KMLE (107.9 FM; CHANDLER, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KZON (101.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFR (92.3 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KESZ (99.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOOL-FM (94.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNIX-FM (102.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJZZ (91.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KFLR-FM (90.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYOT-FM (95.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMXP (96.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZZP (104.7 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K240CV (95.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)
  • KDKB (93.3 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: MESA RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Buckeye:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K43GV (Channel 43; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: TELEVISION APOGEO DE PHOENIX, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Buckeye, Arizona:
  • Fatal accident count: 53
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 79
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 14
  • Fatalities: 63
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 148
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Arizona average:
  • Fatal accident count: 289
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 461
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 106
  • Fatalities: 311
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 818
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 53

See more detailed statistics of Buckeye fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 26 meters (85ft)
Total costs: $3,407,000
Total average daily traffic: 89,993
Total average daily truck traffic: 27,178

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Buckeye, AZ

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Buckeye)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 137 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Buckeye, AZ)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 182 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buckeye)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 53 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Buckeye)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED418$113,400224$101,148210$172,2276$31,770138$91,85013$125,766
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED23$136,56620$137,24226$187,7253$25,39711$138,6543$120,897
APPLICATIONS DENIED106$129,96542$106,382125$171,18229$36,41631$107,95613$96,090
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN50$123,69327$103,62656$164,5823$90,36318$98,6343$119,603
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$126,0873$173,42024$169,3424$34,5933$83,6132$87,735

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0506.01 , 0506.02, 0507.00, 7233.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$143,5382$271,0054$100,090
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$199,2410$02$198,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$105,1741$419,2002$97,825
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$128,2750$01$58,060
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0506.01 , 0506.02, 0507.00, 7233.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in Buckeye, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6073.0 years
John5571.9 years
James5566.8 years
Robert5469.1 years
George4671.2 years
Mary4273.2 years
Charles4173.7 years
Margaret2474.5 years
Ruth2373.4 years
David2261.8 years
Most common last names in Buckeye, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2270.9 years
Wilson1969.1 years
Brown1878.5 years
Martin1773.6 years
Jones1672.8 years
Garcia1677.6 years
Johnson1570.5 years
Roberts1474.4 years
Davis1478.4 years
Hunter1167.0 years
Businesses in Buckeye, AZ
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1Lowe's1
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Chipotle1McDonald's2
Cracker Barrel1OfficeMax1
Cricket Wireless1Payless1
Days Inn1PetSmart1
Discount Tire1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
El Pollo Loco1T-Mobile1
FedEx3Taco Bell1
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block2U-Haul2
Jack In The Box1UPS3
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Buckeye, AZ


Buckeye on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Librarians, curators, and archivists (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 to 2006"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of days clear of clouds"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average sunshine amount"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the greatest tornado activity"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the hottest summers"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents"
  • #69 (85390) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • James Robert Luecke (5)
  • Karl Von Wolff (4)
  • Randy Wood (3)
  • Antonio W Brister (2)
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  • Danny Jo King (1)
  • Phillip Nolan Hamilton (1)
  • Chris L. Jones (1)
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Total of 39 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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