Buckley, Washington

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Population in 2019: 5,058 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.0%
 
Males: 2,392  (47.3%)
Females: 2,666  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

37.0 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 98321.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $85,176 (it was $49,453 in 2000)
Buckley:

$85,176
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $38,062 (it was $19,744 in 2000)

Buckley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $398,883 (it was $137,500 in 2000)
Buckley:

$398,883
WA:

$387,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $400,366; detached houses: $422,457; townhouses or other attached units: $326,846; in 2-unit structures: $284,715; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $298,504; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $354,238; mobile homes: $142,012; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $117,477

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,473.

March 2019 cost of living index in Buckley: 114.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.4%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Buckley, WA (2019)
    • 4,44790.0%White alone
    • 2194.4%Hispanic
    • 721.5%Two or more races
    • 541.1%Asian alone
    • 360.7%American Indian alone
    • 300.6%Black alone
    • 120.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Buckley, Washington as of October 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Buckley is 584 to 1.


Crime rates in Buckley by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(44.0)
2
(36.3)
1
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.3)
1
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(59.4)
2
(39.4)
2
(38.2)
2
(37.0)
3
(54.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.2)
1
(18.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.4)
1
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
5
(100.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(44.0)
2
(36.3)
11
(200.4)
6
(108.8)
6
(107.9)
4
(81.5)
1
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.3)
9
(178.2)
3
(59.1)
4
(76.4)
3
(55.5)
7
(126.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
27
(593.4)
23
(417.1)
19
(346.2)
33
(598.5)
23
(413.5)
22
(448.4)
41
(831.1)
9
(182.7)
30
(604.4)
18
(356.4)
9
(177.3)
8
(152.8)
21
(388.7)
32
(578.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
92
(2,022)
99
(1,795)
71
(1,294)
89
(1,614)
91
(1,636)
106
(2,161)
81
(1,642)
138
(2,801)
106
(2,135)
70
(1,386)
56
(1,103)
9
(172.0)
36
(666.4)
40
(722.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(395.6)
16
(290.2)
7
(127.6)
4
(72.5)
6
(107.9)
6
(122.3)
8
(162.2)
16
(324.7)
16
(322.3)
5
(99.0)
4
(78.8)
0
(0.0)
9
(166.6)
5
(90.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(91.1)
3
(54.4)
1
(18.0)
3
(61.1)
1
(20.3)
5
(101.5)
1
(20.1)
3
(59.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.0)
3
(54.2)
City-Data.com crime index198.0160.5146.3139.5153.4150.0163.2167.0191.8171.5106.263.4113.5145.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Buckley, WA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Washington average:

1.44
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Ancestries: Norwegian (11.8%), English (11.3%), German (9.7%), European (8.1%), American (4.8%), Irish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1889

Elevation: 726 feet

Land area: 3.86 square miles.

Population density: 1,309 people per square mile   (low).

Buckley, Washington map

102 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

2.1%
Washington:

14.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,310 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,406 (0.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 47.16 N, Longitude: 122.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -200 (-4.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 394 (15.3%)

Area code: 360

Distribution of median household income in Buckley, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Buckley, WA in 2019

Property values in Buckley, WA

Buckley satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.5%
Washington:

5.9%
Historical population in Buckley, WA
Historical housing units in Buckley, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +592 (+16.7%).
Most common industries in Buckley, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Social assistance (14.6%)
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Social assistance (15.2%)
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Social assistance (13.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Buckley, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Carpenters (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Buckley, Washington

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Buckley, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.1. This is worse than average.

City:

90.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 15.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.49
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00477. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00477
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Buckley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1406% 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 26.5 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 32.9 miles away from the city center
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 Buckley 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
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 (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buckley topographic map

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:

Public elementary/middle schools in Buckley:

See full list of schools located in Buckley

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.

Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: Lucille Lund - Film actor.

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

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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Buckley:

Marital status in Buckley, WA
  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 22.5%

For population 25 years and over in Buckley:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Washington average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Buckley
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Buckley, WA (based on Pierce County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant121,041365
Catholic69,55826
Other49,446109
Mainline Protestant34,906123
Black Protestant4,81717
Orthodox6054
None514,852-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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
Pierce County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

8.4%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.3%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pierce County:

14.1%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Buckley:

61.2%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

66.3%
Washington:

47.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

26.8
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.7%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
Washington:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Buckley:

7.3
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.1%
Washington:

32.8%

General health condition:
This city:

68.1%
Washington:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

86.5%
Washington:

79.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Buckley, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$104,127$124,9520$0
Financial Administration 6$50,078$100,1561$2,476
Water Supply 5$31,585$75,8040$0
Sewerage 4$29,260$87,7800$0
Other and Unallocable 3$24,714$98,8567$13,525
Parks and Recreation 3$11,865$47,4603$8,946
Police - Other 2$14,406$86,4361$2,197
Firefighters 2$17,974$107,8442$1,910
Solid Waste Management 2$11,226$67,3560$0
Judicial and Legal 1$7,719$92,6283$6,289
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$2,437
Totals for Government 38$302,954$95,67025$37,778

Buckley government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,273,000 ($449.39)
    Parking Facilities: $169,000 ($33.41)
    General - Other: $87,000 ($17.20)
    Central Staff Services: $53,000 ($10.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000 ($6.33)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($0.40)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,729,000 ($341.83)
    Sewerage: $1,138,000 ($224.99)
    Financial Administration: $840,000 ($166.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $719,000 ($142.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $647,000 ($127.92)
    Water Utilities: $587,000 ($116.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $441,000 ($87.19)
    Central Staff Services: $310,000 ($61.29)
    Regular Highways: $212,000 ($41.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $207,000 ($40.93)
    General Public Buildings: $198,000 ($39.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $147,000 ($29.06)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($6.33)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $16,000 ($3.16)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $538,000 ($106.37)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $230,000 ($45.47)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $136,000 ($26.89)
    Other - Water Utilities: $126,000 ($24.91)
    Other - General - Other: $9,000 ($1.78)
    Other - Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.79)
    Other - Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $481,000 ($95.10)
    General - Other: $249,000 ($49.23)
    Public Welfare - Other: $189,000 ($37.37)
    Police Protection: $67,000 ($13.25)
    Regular Highways: $63,000 ($12.46)
    Sewerage: $55,000 ($10.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($2.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($2.17)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.40)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,103,000 ($613.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($3.95)

Buckley government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,417,000 ($477.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $908,000 ($179.52)
    Other: $545,000 ($107.75)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $45,000 ($8.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($2.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,161,000 ($229.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $127,000 ($25.11)
    Rents: $93,000 ($18.39)
    Sale of Property: $20,000 ($3.95)
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($1.98)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $844,000 ($166.86)
    Electric Utilities: $4,000 ($0.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,956,000 ($386.71)
    Other: $359,000 ($70.98)
    General Local Government Support: $63,000 ($12.46)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Tax - Property: $1,368,000 ($270.46)
    Public Utilities Sales: $842,000 ($166.47)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $835,000 ($165.09)
    Other License: $502,000 ($99.25)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $201,000 ($39.74)
    Motor Vehicle License: $86,000 ($17.00)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $39,000 ($7.71)
    Other Selective Sales: $27,000 ($5.34)
    Amusements Sales: $8,000 ($1.58)

Buckley government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,955,000 ($2759.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,384,000 ($2646.11)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $822,000 ($162.51)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000 ($49.43)

8.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,298 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.79%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,211 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.23%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from King County, WA  2.71% ($57,641 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  0.49% ($50,794)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.29% ($50,871)


7.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,793 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,343 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.20%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to King County, WA  1.82% ($53,673 average AGI)
to Thurston County, WA  0.57% ($44,488)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.25% ($51,925)
Businesses in Buckley, WA
NameCountNameCount
Econo Lodge1H&R Block1
Goodwill2U-Haul1

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.)
Buckley fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Buckley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 22.9mTotal length
  • $24,968,000Total costs
  • 46,483Total average daily traffic
  • 2,352Total average daily truck traffic
  • 75,822Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Buckley)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private 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: 07/02/2013, Expiration Date: 07/09/2023, Certifier: John Pescatore, Registrant: Anterix, 8260 Greensboro Drive, Suite 501, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (571) 234-5159, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 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: 09/07/2016, Expiration Date: 09/26/2026, Certifier: Peggy Hoffer, Registrant: Puget Sound Instrument, 5007 Pacific Highway, Suite 5, Tacoma, WA 98424, Phone: (253) 922-7890, Fax: (253) 922-2650, Email:
  • MEADOWBROOK MHP, Lat: 47.165639 Lon: -122.035028, Call Sign: WQWL275, Licensee ID: L01502812,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.512 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/2015, Expiration Date: 09/25/2025, Certifier: Jack Graudenz, Registrant: Cereniti Datasense Networks, 41 E. Washington St., Ste. 110, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Phone: (877) 237-3648, Fax: (877) 362-6640, Email:
  • Lat: 47.156472 Lon: -122.027111, Call Sign: WQXN639,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.630 MHz, 159.795 MHz, 173.325 MHz, 173.375 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/2016, Expiration Date: 04/25/2026, Certifier: Elmer Elzie, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, P.O. Box 559001, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • EDU SRVCS CNTR, Lat: 47.149444 Lon: -122.062889, Call Sign: WRAE974,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz, Grant Date: 10/30/2017, Expiration Date: 10/30/2027, Certifier: Marty R Brewer, Registrant: Innovation Wireless, 5306 Beethoven St., Los Angeles, CA 90066, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (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 Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

78 (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 in Buckley, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Buckley, WA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 44. The highest number of reported fires - 93 took place in 2003, and the least - 20 in 2005. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Buckley, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.6%), and Outside Fires (31.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Buckley, WA
    • 31441.6%Structure Fires
    • 23931.7%Outside Fires
    • 11014.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 9212.2%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Buckley, WA
  • 56.2%Utility gas
  • 37.7%Electricity
  • 4.9%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Buckley, WA
  • 57.6%Electricity
  • 35.6%Utility gas
  • 6.7%Wood


Buckley compared to Washington state average:

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

Buckley on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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  • William P. Coop (4)
  • Dallas Steven Scholes (3)
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  • David Halaas (2)
  • Stephen M. Hill (1)
  • Dilnaz I. Heckman (1)
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  • Scott Arthur Moody (1)

Total of 31 patent applications in 2008-2021.