Buckley, Washington

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Population in 2013: 4,453 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.4%
 
Males: 2,311  (51.9%)
Females: 2,142  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  39.9 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98321.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $58,578 (it was $49,453 in 2000)
Buckley:

$58,578
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,680 (it was $19,744 in 2000)

Buckley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $211,843 (it was $137,500 in 2000)
Buckley:

$211,843
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $277,009; Detached houses: $288,966; Townhouses or other attached units: $665,305; In 2-unit structures: $213,848; Mobile homes: $72,522

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,191.

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Buckley races chart
  • White alone - 3,864 (86.5%)
  • Two or more races - 397 (8.9%)
  • Hispanic - 66 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 48 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 28 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 22 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 21 (0.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Buckley: 107.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.9%), English (11.6%), Irish (8.8%), Norwegian (6.9%), Swedish (6.6%), Scottish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1889

Elevation: 726 feet

Land area: 3.86 square miles.

Population density: 1,152 people per square mile   (low).

Buckley,WA real estate house value index trend

Buckley, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Buckley:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buckley city:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

55 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Buckley, Washington as of April 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Buckley to the number of sex offenders is 1,474 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,588 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,870 (1.3%)

Buckley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Enumclaw Plateau, WA (10.4 miles , pop. 53,853).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (32.1 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (924.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Enumclaw, WA (1.8 miles ), South Prairie, WA (1.9 miles ), Prairie Heights, WA (1.9 miles ), Wilkeson, WA (2.0 miles ), Prairie Ridge, WA (2.4 miles ), Carbonado, WA (2.4 miles ), Crocker, WA (2.6 miles ), Bonney Lake, WA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 1999: 79 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 2000: 84 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $214,600
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $198,000
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $263,200
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $263,900
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $267,400
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $219,400
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $204,800
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $239,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.16 N, Longitude: 122.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +722 (+16.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 406 (22.4%)

Area code: 360

Buckley household income distribution Buckley home values distribution

Property values in Buckley, WA


Crime rates in Buckley by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 753202210201
per 100,000 166.2117.265.943.90.044.036.318.20.036.00.020.3
Robberies 302010011011
per 100,000 71.20.043.90.022.00.00.018.218.10.020.420.3
Assaults 2440322116641
per 100,000 47.593.787.90.066.044.036.3200.4108.8107.981.520.3
Burglaries 232119271327231933232241
per 100,000 546.2492.0417.3592.8286.0593.4417.1346.2598.5413.5448.4831.1
Thefts 1181281089682929971899110681
per 100,000 2802.22999.12372.12107.61804.22022.01795.41293.71614.11636.12160.61642.0
Auto thefts 2022161416181674668
per 100,000 474.9515.5351.4307.4352.0395.6290.2127.672.5107.9122.3162.2
Arson 211200053131
per 100,000 47.523.422.043.90.00.00.091.154.418.061.120.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 360.4315.3241.2189.8143.4202.7164.3149.7142.7156.9153.5167.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Buckley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Washington average:

1.47
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +592 (+16.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Buckley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Buckley, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Buckley-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 156% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 23.0 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 26.5 miles away from Buckley center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 17.9 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 57.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 48.4 miles away from Buckley center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 48.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pierce County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buckley topographic map

Birthplace of: Lucille Lund - Film actor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Buckley:

  • RAINIER SCHOOL PAT E (RYAN ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Buckley:

  • ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 4 miles away; ENUMCLAW, WA)
  • ENUMCLAW HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ENUMCLAW, WA)
  • FRANCISCAN HEALTHCARE CTR OF ENUMCLAW (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ENUMCLAW, WA)
  • SUMNER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SUMNER, WA)
  • LINDEN GROVE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • LINDEN GROVE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB - RAINIER VISTA (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)

Airports located in Buckley:

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Amtrak station near Buckley:

  • 20 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buckley:

  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 12 miles; Puyallup, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,529)
  • Green River Community College (about 13 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 7,425)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 20 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 21 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,788)
  • Highline Community College (about 21 miles; Des Moines, WA; FT enrollment: 6,074)
  • Bates Technical College (about 21 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 23 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)

Public high schools in Buckley:

Private high school in Buckley:

  • COUNTRY HOLINESS ACADEMY (Students: 15; Location: 28011 131ST ST E; Grades: 2 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Buckley:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Buckley has two middle schools now. Glacier Middle School is located in town at the location of the 'old' high school off "C" Street.

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Notable locations in Buckley: Buckley Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Mount Rainier Shopping Plaza (B), City of Buckley Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Cemetery: Buckley Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Foothills Historical Society (Museums; 130 North River Avenue).

Hotel: Mountain View Inn SY Investment Corporation DBA (29405 Highway 410 E).

Pierce County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.848. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.848
U.S.:

0.303

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.24. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.24
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00481. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00481
U.S.:

0.01468

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

BUCKLEY WATER (Population served: 4,535, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
BURNETT WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 109, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.2%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.0%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
368 people in state prisons in 2010
6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
423 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Buckley, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Buckley compared to Washington state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Buckley (2011 data):

  • Union Bank, National Association: Buckley Branch at 112 S River Ave, branch established on 1953/11/23. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Columbia State Bank: Buckley Branch at 29290 Highway 410, branch established on 1995/02/06. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Buckley travel time to work - commute Buckley mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Buckley city (based on Pierce County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.77%
Here: 29.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents29.7%9.7%8.9%7.4%4.8%
Congregations6.3%11.1%5.7%6.6%5.7%
NameSouthern Baptist Convention Charismatic Churches IndependentLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents4.2%3.7%3.6%3.3%24.7%
Congregations6.1%1.1%2.5%6.3%48.6%
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: 132
Pierce County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Pierce County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 152
Pierce County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 511
Here:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Pierce County:

29.3%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.1%
State:

13.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$28,628$68,7070$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$3,402
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$5,679
Police Protection - Officers 10$60,514$72,6170$0
Police - Other 1$10,653$127,8360$0
Firefighters 1$9,575$114,9005$6,083
Correction 5$22,618$54,2830$0
Solid Waste Management 1$7,000$84,0000$0
Sewerage 3$14,184$56,7360$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$5,121
Water Supply 3$15,295$61,1800$0
Gas Supply 3$12,249$48,9960$0
Other and Unallocable 13$62,791$57,9613$6,679
Totals for Government 45$243,507$64,93521$26,964

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,000 ($2.92)
    General: $9,000 ($2.02)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $967,000 ($217.16)
    Police Protection: $588,000 ($132.05)
    Financial Administration: $399,000 ($89.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $366,000 ($82.19)
    General - Other: $317,000 ($71.19)
    Regular Highways: $317,000 ($71.19)
    Corrections - Other: $300,000 ($67.37)
    Sewerage: $262,000 ($58.84)
    Fire Protection: $159,000 ($35.71)
    Water Utilities: $157,000 ($35.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $114,000 ($25.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $110,000 ($24.70)
    Central Staff Services: $106,000 ($23.80)
    Housing & Community Development: $67,000 ($15.05)
    Health Services - Other: $48,000 ($10.78)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($3.14)
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000 ($0.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $134,000 ($30.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $742,000 ($166.63)
    Water Utilities: $149,000 ($33.46)
    Sewerage: $129,000 ($28.97)
    General - Other: $91,000 ($20.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $67,000 ($15.05)
    Central Staff: $55,000 ($12.35)
    Police Protection: $46,000 ($10.33)
    Corrections - Other: $29,000 ($6.51)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($0.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,576,000 ($353.92)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $547,000 ($122.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $446,000 ($100.16)
    All Other: $230,000 ($51.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $537,000 ($120.59)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $531,000 ($119.25)
    Interest Earnings: $211,000 ($47.38)
    Rents: $46,000 ($10.33)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,335,000 ($299.80)
    Water Utilities: $303,000 ($68.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $546,000 ($122.61)
    All Other: $86,000 ($19.31)
    General Support: $44,000 ($9.88)
    Health & Hospitals: $2,000 ($0.45)
  • Tax - Property: $606,000 ($136.09)
    Total General Sales: $444,000 ($99.71)
    Public Utilities: $251,000 ($56.37)
    NEC: $232,000 ($52.10)
    Other Selective Sales: $173,000 ($38.85)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,229,000 ($500.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,959,000 ($439.93)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $270,000 ($60.63)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,110,000 ($473.84)

7.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,324 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.32%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  1.88% ($41,813 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  0.46% ($38,725)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.24% ($38,774)


7.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,251 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.24%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  1.95% ($40,149 average AGI)
to Thurston County, WA  0.48% ($38,385)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.20% ($41,032)

Strongest AM radio stations in Buckley:

  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KZIZ (1560 AM; 5 kW; SUMNER, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KENU (1330 AM; 1 kW; ENUMCLAW, WA; Owner: GREEN RIVER FOUNDATION)
  • KRIZ (1420 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buckley:

  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNHC (89.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KGRG (89.9 FM; AUBURN, WA; Owner: GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Buckley:

  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K25CH (Channel 25; NORTH BEND, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • K54GS (Channel 54; PUYALLUP, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)

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

Buckley, Washington:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Washington average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 178
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 53
  • Fatalities: 126
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 298
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19
See more detailed statistics of Buckley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 30 meters (98ft)
Total costs: $17,994,000
Total average daily traffic: 46,096
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,716
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 61,512

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Buckley)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Three Sisters (Lat: 47.117056 Lon: -121.892889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 37 m, Overall height: 42 m, Call Sign: WPXZ932
    Assigned Frequencies: 939.700 MHz, 939.712 MHz, 939.725 MHz, 939.737 MHz, 939.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/09/2003, Expiration Date: 07/09/2013, Certifier: Kimberly E Leary-Thomas
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • PIERCE FD12, 10515 234th Avenue E, County Fd12 Station, 98321-8781 (Lat: 47.163722 Lon: -122.117194), Type: Building, Structure height: 17 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: KVA319
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.090 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2013, Expiration Date: 04/26/2023
    Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, 4700 Se International, Milwaukie, OR 97269-2161, Phone: (503) 794-3761, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:
  • Lat: 47.160556 Lon: -122.116944, Call Sign: WQFT223
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.790 MHz, 159.855 MHz, 157.590 MHz, 159.975 MHz, 159.870 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/26/2006, Expiration Date: 09/26/2016, Certifier: Peggy Hoffer
    Registrant: Puget Sound Instrument Co., 2612 Pacific Hwy. E., Tacoma, WA 98424, Phone: (253) 922-7890, Fax: (253) 922-2650, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • WA-TAC280A, 10100 Blk 221st Ave Ct E (Lat: 47.164139 Lon: -122.134972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQFL528
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/10/2006, Expiration Date: 08/10/2016, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • Buckley / Giger, 28628 128 Th St. East (Buckley / Giger #310592) (Lat: 47.139556 Lon: -122.047444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 44.5 m, Overall height: 45.4 m, Call Sign: WQIK630
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/04/2008, Expiration Date: 03/04/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • BONNEY LAKE, 10100 Blk 221st Ave Ct E (Lat: 47.164139 Lon: -122.135000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 46.9 m, Call Sign: WQIK631
    Assigned Frequencies: 11525.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/04/2008, Expiration Date: 03/04/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • BUCKLEY, 133 Cedar Street South (Lat: 47.162111 Lon: -122.028639), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 9.3 m, Call Sign: WQNT470, Licensee ID: L00006847
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/18/2011, Expiration Date: 05/18/2021, Certifier: Tim A Lenk
    Registrant: County Of Pierce, 2501 So. 35th Street Suite D, Tacoma, WA 98409, Phone: (253) 798-7011, Fax: (253) 472-5565, Email:
  • Buckley, 12615 321st Ave Se (Lat: 47.143667 Lon: -122.000139), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQPG355
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2012, Expiration Date: 05/08/2022, Certifier: Charles Bender
    Registrant: Cyberdyne Networks, Inc, 1504 Cole St, Enumclaw, WA 98022, Phone: (360) 802-6657, Fax: (888) 522-7409, Email:
  • SE33XC135, 28902 112th St. Se (Lat: 47.155611 Lon: -122.043500), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: WQRC948
    Assigned Frequencies: 19475.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/18/2013, Expiration Date: 04/18/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Three Sisters Peak, Appx 7 Miles Ese Of (Lat: 47.117028 Lon: -121.892861), Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: KNKP400
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/12/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2004
    Registrant: Cook Telecom, Inc., 2960 Kerner Blvd., San Rafael, CA 94901-5583, Phone: (415) 460-4901, Fax: (415) 456-5566, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buckley)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

76 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Buckley)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED9$251,2862$171,87044$219,0872$139,2302$189,4051$109,190
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$121,3906$213,5520$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$206,7901$219,60013$222,1100$01$143,9600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$333,6709$237,6970$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$231,7000$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0702.07

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$254,0701$130,230
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0702.07

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 42
  • Hazardous Condition: 57
  • Service Call: 40
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Buckley

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Buckley, WA
Most common first names in Buckley, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert4766.5 years
John4571.8 years
William4470.0 years
Mary4278.7 years
Donald2967.8 years
James2864.6 years
George2877.3 years
Richard2761.5 years
Edward2567.8 years
Charles2374.7 years
Most common last names in Buckley, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3667.6 years
Johnson3570.7 years
Jones1467.0 years
Peterson1278.3 years
Jackson1174.9 years
Anderson1062.0 years
Martin1076.4 years
Miller969.0 years
Nelson971.8 years
Hanson873.2 years
Businesses in Buckley, WA
NameCountNameCount
Econo Lodge1H&R Block1
Goodwill2U-Haul1
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