Buckner, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 256 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -35.4%
Males: 128  (50.0%)
Females: 128  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  43.1 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 71827.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,948 (it was $24,063 in 2000)
Buckner:

$27,948
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,388 (it was $10,192 in 2000)

Buckner city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $35,207 (it was $20,100 in 2000)
Buckner:

$35,207
AR:

$109,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $44,556; Detached houses: $50,463; Mobile homes: $18,316

Median gross rent in 2013: $448.

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  • Races in Buckner, AR (2010)

    Buckner races chart
    • 14251.6%Black alone
    • 12144.0%White alone
    • 62.2%Hispanic
    • 41.5%Asian alone
    • 10.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Buckner: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (15.4%), English (11.3%), Irish (9.5%), Swedish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 293 feet

Land area: 1.25 square miles.

Population density: 204 people per square mile   (very low).

Buckner,AR real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Buckner:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buckner city:

  • Never married: 34.0%
  • Now married: 35.8%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 19.4%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $213 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $200 (0.7%)

Buckner satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (60.0 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (64.6 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (198.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Stamps, AR (1.9 miles ), Waldo, AR (2.9 miles ), Lewisville, AR (2.9 miles ), Midway, AR (3.6 miles ), Magnolia, AR (3.6 miles ), Patmos, AR (3.6 miles) , McNeil, AR (3.6 miles ), Willisville, AR (3.7 miles) .

Latitude: 33.36 N, Longitude: 93.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Buckner household income distribution Buckner home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.5%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-5.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (29%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (35%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Buckner, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Buckner-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Buckner city center killed 2 people and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 2/12/1950, a category F4 tornado 26.0 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 77 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Buckner-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 143.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 146.2 miles away from Buckner center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 237.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 194.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 301.8 miles away from Buckner center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 229.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lafayette County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buckner topographic map

Birthplace of: Sid Benton - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Buckner:

  • HOMESTEAD MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; STAMPS, AR)
  • LAFAYETTE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; LEWISVILLE, AR)
  • MAGNOLIA HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; MAGNOLIA, AR)
  • COLUMBIA COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; MAGNOLIA, AR)
  • SERENITY HOSPICE OF MAGNOLIA (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MAGNOLIA, AR)
  • DAVITA - SW ARKANSAS DIALYSIS-MAGNOLIA (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; MAGNOLIA, AR)
  • MAGNOLIA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MAGNOLIA, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buckner:

  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 13 miles; Magnolia, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,005)
  • Texarkana College (about 38 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Henderson State University (about 58 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 58 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 61 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 67 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Grambling State University (about 72 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)

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Lafayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.7%
(24.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.1% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.5%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.8%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Arkansas average:

11.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Buckner city (based on Lafayette County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,49515
Black Protestant4974
Mainline Protestant3734
Other2-
None4,278-
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: 4
Lafayette County:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lafayette County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Lafayette County:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lafayette County:

30.6%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.0%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.0%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.5%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Buckner:

29.7
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Buckner:

20.1%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.1%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Buckner:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Buckner:

36.4%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Buckner:

54.4%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.4%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Buckner, AR Residents
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$2,931
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$362
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,275
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,882
Water Supply 0$0 4$6,014
Totals for Government 0$0 18$12,464

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $44,000 ($171.88)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($58.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($42.97)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($42.97)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($15.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($3.91)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $40,000 ($156.25)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $19,000 ($74.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($35.16)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($19.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($70.31)
    General Support: $7,000 ($27.34)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $9,000 ($35.16)
    Property: $7,000 ($27.34)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $191,000 ($746.09)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

6.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,719 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Columbia County, AR  0.82% ($33,833 average AGI)
from Miller County, AR  0.68% ($18,867)
from Hempstead County, AR  0.45% ($17,200)


7.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Miller County, AR  0.95% ($29,905 average AGI)
to Columbia County, AR  0.90% ($22,250)
to Hempstead County, AR  0.86% ($20,316)

Strongest AM radio stations in Buckner:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVMA (630 AM; 1 kW; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: MAGNOLIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buckner:

  • KZHE (100.5 FM; STAMPS, AR; Owner: A-1 COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KWDO (99.1 FM; WALDO, AR; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KTKC (92.9 FM; SPRINGHILL, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KYGL (106.3 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHPA (104.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K295AB (106.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)

TV broadcast stations around Buckner:

  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KTSS-LP (Channel 50; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARTEX TV, LLC)

Buckner fatal accident list:

Feb 24, 2007 01:41 AM, Us-82-02, Lat: 33.35867, Lon: -93.43842, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 28, 1994 12:40 AM, C. Rd.#19, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 6, 1989 02:55 PM, Bay, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 4,478Total average daily traffic
  • 44Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Buckner)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • MP 381.4, Mp 381.4, Pine Bluff Sub (Lat: 33.357000 Lon: -93.434417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: KNIW909
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.550 MHz, 457.462 MHz, 160.320 MHz, 161.145 MHzGrant Date: 06/21/2014, Expiration Date: 07/27/2024, Certifier: L J KopiaszRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD5PMI, Licensee ID: L00390371, Grant Date: 08/16/2001, Expiration Date: 08/16/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/17/2013, Certifier: Jerry W Turnage, Registrant: Jerry W Turnage, Buckner, AR 71827

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

BUCKNER WATERWORKS (Population served: 308, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2010)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Buckner, AR
Most common first names in Buckner, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James972.6 years
William874.1 years
John778.3 years
Mary673.7 years
Robert575.6 years
Willie576.6 years
Arthur473.3 years
Aaron370.0 years
Jessie380.6 years
Mollie389.3 years
Most common last names in Buckner, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sanders1168.7 years
Brown977.6 years
Rogers959.1 years
Lowe875.1 years
Smith871.4 years
Johnson775.3 years
Teague774.7 years
Gulley766.4 years
Mckamie676.2 years
Strange675.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Buckner compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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