Buckner, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 5,837. Population change since 2000: +45.9%
Males: 4,372  (74.9%)
Females: 1,465  (25.1%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 40010, 40014, 40031.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $118,355 (it was $81,548 in 2000)
Buckner:

$118,355
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,580 (it was $15,867 in 2000)

Buckner CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $317,011 (it was $185,400 in 2000)
Buckner:

$317,011
KY:

$120,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $336,860; Detached houses: $340,004; Townhouses or other attached units: $194,820

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,018.

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  • Races in Buckner, KY (2013)

    Buckner races chart
    • 4,56781.2%White alone
    • 77313.7%Black alone
    • 1152.0%Hispanic
    • 851.5%Asian alone
    • 510.9%Two or more races
    • 150.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Buckner: 90.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Buckner, KY City Guides:

Ancestries: United States (25.8%), German (15.4%), Irish (13.2%), English (8.9%), French (2.4%), Dutch (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 831 feet

Land area: 7.36 square miles.

Population density: 794 people per square mile   (low).

Buckner,KY real estate house value index trend

Buckner, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Buckner:

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buckner CDP:

  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 23.1%

101 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.8%
Kentucky:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,201 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,189 (0.9%)

Buckner satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (20.3 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (266.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: La Grange, KY (1.8 miles ), Park Lake, KY (1.9 miles ), Crestwood, KY (2.3 miles ), Westport, KY (2.5 miles ), Pewee Valley, KY (2.5 miles ), Orchard Grass Hills, KY (2.6 miles ), Coldstream, KY (2.7 miles ), Worthington Hills, KY (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 38.39 N, Longitude: 85.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 502

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

3.5%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Finance and insurance (21%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (30%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Buckner, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Buckner-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the Buckner place center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 225 people.

Earthquake activity:

Buckner-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 132.6 miles away from Buckner center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 135.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 130.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from Buckner center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 130.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Oldham County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buckner topographic map

Birthplace of: Aaron Parker - Soccer player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Buckner:

  • FMC - DIALYSIS SERVICES OF OLDHAM COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; LAGRANGE, KY)
  • DAVITA - LAGRANGE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; LA GRANGE, KY)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH LAGRANGE Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; LA GRANGE, KY)
  • OAK TREE HOSPITAL AT BAPTIST HOSPITAL NORTHEAST (Hospital, about 4 miles away; LA GRANGE, KY)
  • THE RICHWOOD (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LA GRANGE, KY)
  • WINDSONG ICF/MR (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CRESTWOOD, KY)
  • CEDAR LAKE LODGE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LA GRANGE, KY)

Amtrak station near Buckner:

  • 19 miles: LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSONVILLE (JEFFERSONVILLE, 500 WILLINGER LANE) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buckner:

  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 17 miles; Louisville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,360)
  • Sullivan University (about 18 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Bellarmine University (about 19 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 20 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 21 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • University of Louisville (about 22 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Kentucky State University (about 35 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)

Public high schools in Buckner:

  • OLDHAM COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,270, Location: 1150 N HWY 393, Grades: 9-12)
  • BUCKNER ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1350 N HWY 393, Grades: 8-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Buckner:

  • OLDHAM COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 4305 BROWN BLVD, Grades: 6-8)
  • BUCKNER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 4307 BROWN BLVD., Grades: KG-5)
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Notable locations in Buckner: La Grange Fire and Rescue Department Station 2 (A), Oldham County Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Lotawata (A), Reformatory Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Cedar Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Oldham 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 92.6. This is worse than average.

City:

92.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.299. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.299
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.44. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.44
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.1%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  88.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
2,938 people in state prisons in 2010
4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
2,222 people in state prisons in 2000

Buckner, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Buckner (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Buckner Branch at 4727 West Highway 146, branch established on 1976/09/09. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Kentucky average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Buckner CDP (based on Oldham County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,26642
Catholic7,4642
Mainline Protestant6,82714
Other1,3155
None32,444-
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: 3
Oldham County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Oldham County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Oldham County:

3.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Oldham County:

29.1%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.6%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.1%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.3%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Buckner:

28.7
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Buckner:

20.4%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.8%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Buckner:

28.9%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Buckner:

59.3%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.4%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Buckner, KY Residents

7.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($68,669 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

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 Jefferson County, KY  3.35% ($66,295 average AGI)
from Henry County, KY  0.35% ($36,580)
from Fayette County, KY  0.13% ($47,000)


7.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($57,899 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($798 average AGI)
Oldham County:

0.06%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, KY  3.13% ($42,733 average AGI)
to Henry County, KY  0.41% ($32,487)
to Shelby County, KY  0.23% ($53,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Buckner:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIA (900 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMT (620 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: JEFFERSON B/CASTING CMPANY, INC.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buckner:

  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WBLO (104.3 FM; CHARLESTOWN, IN; Owner: NEW ALBANY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMJM (101.3 FM; JEFFERSONTOWN, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WPTI (103.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTSZ-FM (105.7 FM; EMINENCE, KY; Owner: METRO EAST CBC, INC.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSOH (88.3 FM; NEW WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WORX-FM (96.7 FM; MADISON, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKA (103.1 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIKI (95.3 FM; CARROLLTON, KY; Owner: STAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WMPI (105.3 FM; SCOTTSBURG, IN; Owner: D.R. RICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJZO (101.7 FM; SHELBYVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Buckner:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WKPC-TV (Channel 15; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUC'L. TV)
  • WKMJ-TV (Channel 68; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBNA (Channel 21; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W50CI (Channel 50; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Buckner fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Buckner fatal accident list:

Jun 23, 2012 03:18 AM, Sr-146, Lat: 38.36684, Lon: -85.44479, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Dec 1, 2009 08:12 PM, Cedar Point Rd, Lat: 38.38096, Lon: -85.46471, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 20, 1997 02:00 PM, 0393, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 22, 1992 05:27 PM, 146, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 23, 1976 08:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jun 23, 1975 08:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 40m131ftTotal length
  • 155,423Total average daily traffic
  • 21,111Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 3711 W Hwy 146 (Lat: 38.390056 Lon: -85.427194), Call Sign: KVR702, Licensee ID: L00027951
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.835 MHzGrant Date: 07/25/2014, Expiration Date: 10/10/2024Registrant: Oldham, County Water, Buckner, KY 40010, Phone: (502) 222-1690
  • Ky55 Bps- Briar Ridge Rd & Shagbark Ct (Lat: 38.362222 Lon: -85.433611), Type: Upole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPPS706
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2005, Expiration Date: 02/14/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2015, Certifier: Steve EdenRegistrant: West Shelby Water District, 7101 Shelbyville Rd, Simpsonville, KY 40067, Phone: (502) 722-8944, Fax: (502) 722-0060, Email:
  • Lat: 38.205000 Lon: -85.443056, Call Sign: WQAB974
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.212 MHzGrant Date: 05/03/2004, Expiration Date: 05/03/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/05/2014, Certifier: Kevin D MeskerRegistrant: Rcs Communications, 1012 S 6th St, Louisville, KY 40203, Phone: (502) 587-7384
  • Lat: 38.387500 Lon: -85.437500, Call Sign: WQJV828
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.437 MHz, 456.612 MHzGrant Date: 01/15/2009, Expiration Date: 01/15/2019, Certifier: Marcie AndersonRegistrant: Radioland, Inc., 1421 Lexington Rd., Louisville, KY 40206, Phone: (502) 589-4214, Fax: (502) 589-4276, Email:
  • Lat: 38.391389 Lon: -85.528056, Call Sign: WQOG319
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.937 MHz, 457.462 MHz, 457.850 MHz, 466.662 MHz, 466.775 MHz, 466.987 MHz, 469.612 MHz, 469.925 MHz, 468.787 MHz, 456.875 MHzGrant Date: 09/15/2011, Expiration Date: 09/15/2021, Certifier: Douglas EdwardsRegistrant: Dfw Communications, Inc., 2413 Gravel Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76118, Phone: (972) 730-4339, Fax: (817) 284-8369, Email:
  • 4555 W Hwy 146 (Lat: 38.378889 Lon: -85.443889), Call Sign: WQTB416
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.312 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 467.362 MHzGrant Date: 12/24/2013, Expiration Date: 12/24/2023, Certifier: Joey PotterRegistrant: Communications Direct, Inc, 735 Hunter Drive Unit F, Batavia, IL 60510, Phone: (630) 406-5402, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LOU D, .18 Mi Se Of Int 146 & 1817 (Lat: 38.381722 Lon: -85.443833), Overall height: 50.9 m, Call Sign: WHB555, Licensee ID: L00128388
    Assigned Frequencies: 2126.40 MHzGrant Date: 05/21/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2000, Certifier: Charles FeatherstunRegistrant: Kentucky Cgsa, LLC
  • LOU-D, 3400 Cedar Point Rd (Lat: 38.381722 Lon: -85.443833), Overall height: 49.4 m, Call Sign: WLV498
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 2126.40 MHzGrant Date: 02/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2004, Certifier: Kellye E AbernathyRegistrant: Bellsouth Mobility LLC, 17330 Preston Rd, Suite 100a, Dallas, TX 75252, Phone: (972) 733-2000, Fax: (972) 733-8141

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • 3710 Nattingly Road (Lat: 38.378389 Lon: -85.441611), Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: KNKO973
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.630 MHzGrant Date: 04/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/11/2004, Certifier: Glynn IngramRegistrant: Unity Communications, Inc., 101 Business Park Drive, Suite A, Ridgeland, MS 39157, Phone: (601) 899-8300, Fax: (601) 899-8499, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: WD8ACR, Grant Date: 05/29/1990, Expiration Date: 05/29/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2002, Registrant: Clifford E Crosby, 4408 Old La Grange Rd, Buckner, KY 40010
  • Call Sign: WD8AUW, Licensee ID: L01356129, Grant Date: 01/03/2008, Expiration Date: 03/20/2018, Certifier: Patricia A Crosby, Registrant: Patricia A Crosby, 4400 Old La Grange Rd, Buckner, KY 40010
  • Call Sign: KK4IOE, Licensee ID: L00993055, Grant Date: 04/16/2012, Expiration Date: 04/16/2022, Certifier: Richard W Savage, Registrant: Richard W Savage, 4103 Everin Cove, Buckner, KY 40010

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 118JD , Serial Number: 17265574, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Cardinal Wings Aviation LLC, Po Box 293, Buckner, KY 40010
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 13520 , Serial Number: 17262816, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/1973
    Registrant (Corporation): Cardinal Wings Aviation LLC, Po Box 293, Buckner, KY 40010
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 13887 , Serial Number: 17263029, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 03/05/1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Cardinal Wings Aviation LLC, Po Box 293, Buckner, KY 40010
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360-ES (210 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 511RT , Serial Number: 2018, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 05/28/2009
    Registrant (Corporation): Scmt LLC, Po Box 293, Buckner, KY 40010
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 63552 , Serial Number: 15077390, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 10/14/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Cardinal Wings Aviation LLC, Po Box 293, Buckner, KY 40010
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 80475 , Serial Number: 17266608, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Cardinal Wings Aviation LLC, Po Box 293, Buckner, KY 40010
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 953MB , Serial Number: 2149, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 09/19/2006
    Registrant (Corporation): Scmt LLC, Po Box 293, Buckner, KY 40010

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$176,69510$247,72261$243,8662$174,4401$211,630
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$301,5005$226,6121$85,5600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$269,2601$384,92012$230,3031$112,8400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$370,21010$247,2310$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$298,0400$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.00 , 0307.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$169,9301$280,830
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.00 , 0307.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

OLDHAM COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 22,819, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-28-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-12-2007)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Buckner

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Buckner, KY
Most common first names in Buckner, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John380.6 years
Mary376.6 years
Henry277.5 years
Charles278.9 years
Robert278.5 years
Most common last names in Buckner, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kleinhenz284.0 years
Adams285.5 years
Fight274.9 years
Mcgarvey274.0 years
Petty281.0 years
Powell250.5 years
Scrogham278.5 years
Sills284.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Buckner, KY

  • Ford: 1
  • UPS: 1
  • YMCA: 1

Buckner compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Buckner on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Finance and insurance (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married males and females (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 males never married)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
There are 5 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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