Buckeye, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 108 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 
Males: 60  (55.6%)
Females: 48  (44.4%)
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip code: 50006

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,532 (it was $24,750 in 2000)
Buckeye:

$49,532
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,696 (it was $16,880 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $31,608 (it was $22,200 in 2000)
Buckeye:

$31,608
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $40,790; detached houses: $40,633

Median gross rent in 2019: $640.

March 2019 cost of living index in Buckeye: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.4%
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Ancestries: German (82.8%), American (10.3%), Belgian (3.4%), Dutch (1.7%), Norwegian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 108 people per square mile   (very low).

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Buckeye city:

0.9% ($206)
Iowa:

1.3% ($1,077)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (30.0 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (157.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (294.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Alden, IA (2.6 miles ),
Radcliffe, IA (2.8 miles ),
Hubbard, IA (3.0 miles ),
Owasa, IA (3.0 miles),
Iowa Falls, IA (3.0 miles ),
Williams, IA (3.1 miles ),
Garden City, IA (3.5 miles),
Popejoy, IA (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 42.42 N, Longitude: 93.38 W

Area code: 515

Distribution of median household income in Buckeye, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Buckeye, IA in 2019

Buckeye satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.7%
Iowa:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+4.8%).

Average climate in Buckeye, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Buckeye-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 121% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Buckeye city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/25/2008, a category F5 tornado 26.9 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 70 people and caused $100 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Buckeye-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 162% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 455.8 miles away from Buckeye 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) earthquake occurred 398.3 miles away from Buckeye center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 260.9 miles away from Buckeye 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 380.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 398.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 239.6 miles away from Buckeye 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 Hardin County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Buckeye:

  • IOWA FALLS MARY GREELEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; IOWA FALLS, IA)
  • HERITAGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; IOWA FALLS, IA)
  • HUBBARD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HUBBARD, IA)
  • ELLSWORTH MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; IOWA FALLS, IA)
  • SCENIC MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; IOWA FALLS, IA)
  • ELDORA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ELDORA, IA)
  • GREENBELT HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; ELDORA, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buckeye:

  • Iowa State University (about 31 miles; Ames, IA; Full-time enrollment: 28,662)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 43 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 48 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 51 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 53 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 54 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Drake University (about 59 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Buckeye: Buckeye (A), Buckeye Co-op Elevator (B), Buckeye Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (C), Buckeye Fire Department Station 2 (D), Buckeye City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Buckeye: Peace United Church of Christ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Dallas Kinney - Photographer.

Hardin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.9%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

11.4%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Buckeye:

Marital status in Buckeye, IA
  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 68.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

For population 25 years and over in Buckeye:

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.9
Iowa average:

10.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Buckeye, IA (based on Hardin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,02527
Evangelical Protestant3,83426
Catholic8832
Other41
Orthodox--
None5,788-
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: 6
Hardin County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hardin County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Hardin County:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Hardin County:

8.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hardin County:

8.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.9%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
Iowa:

14.5%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$454
Totals for Government 0$0 8$454

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

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($111.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($92.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($74.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($55.56)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($27.78)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($18.52)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($18.52)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($9.26)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($9.26)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($9.26)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $3,000 ($27.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,000 ($46.30)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($92.59)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($37.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($64.81)
  • Tax - Property: $48,000 ($444.44)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,000 ($111.11)

Buckeye government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $135,000 ($1250.00)

Strongest AM radio stations in Buckeye:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KIFG (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: TIMES-CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buckeye:

  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KIFG-FM (95.3 FM; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: TIMES-CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KDAO-FM (99.5 FM; ELDORA, IA; Owner: ELDORA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KCRR (97.7 FM; GRUNDY CENTER, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQWC-FM (95.7 FM; WEBSTER CITY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KQCR-FM (98.9 FM; PARKERSBURG, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING INC)

TV broadcast stations around Buckeye:

  • K25FA (Channel 25; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K47EK (Channel 47; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K49DZ (Channel 49; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K55GV (Channel 55; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K57GN (Channel 57; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K61GF (Channel 61; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K19DX (Channel 19; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K27EW (Channel 27; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K33ED (Channel 33; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K51EP (Channel 51; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K53FD (Channel 53; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K59FM (Channel 59; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K69GZ (Channel 69; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

Buckeye fatal accident list:

Nov 30, 1994 11:45 AM, Ellsworth, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Dec 6, 1994 09:44 AM, Ellsworth, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 384ft / 117mTotal length
  • 46,590Total average daily traffic
  • 11,808Total average daily truck traffic
  • 27,850Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Buckeye, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 51980-1989
  • 141990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Buckeye, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Gina Cacciatore, 190th St, @ 1/2 Mile West Of County Hwy S27 (2509898) (Lat: 42.427083 Lon: -93.395556), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 19083 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 190th St, @ 1/2 Mile West Of County Hwy S27 (2509898) (Lat: 42.427083 Lon: -93.395556), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 19083 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 190th St, @ 1/2 Mile West Of County Hwy S27 (2509898) (Lat: 42.427083 Lon: -93.395556), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 19083 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 190th St, @ 1/2 Mile West Of County Hwy S27 (2509898) (Lat: 42.427083 Lon: -93.395556), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 19083 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Laurie Gebhardt, 190th St, @ 1/2 Mile West Of County Hwy S27 (2509898) (Lat: 42.427083 Lon: -93.395556), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 19083 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Alltel Corporation, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Christophe Le Scanve, 190th St, @ 1/2 Mile West Of County Hwy S27 (2509898) (Lat: 42.427083 Lon: -93.395556), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 19083 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Alltel Corporation, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Christophe Le Scanve, 190th St, @ 1/2 Mile West Of County Hwy S27 (2509898) (Lat: 42.427083 Lon: -93.395556), Type: 78.3, Structure height: 19083 m, Overall height: 76.8 m, Registrant: Alltel Corporation, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 5 Bldgs W Of Post Ofc (Lat: 42.416639 Lon: -93.381583), Structure height: 53 m, Call Sign: WNGC304, Licensee ID: L00127648,
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.662 MHz, 857.662 MHz, Grant Date: 06/12/2001, Expiration Date: 06/10/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2010, Certifier: David Thaler, Registrant: Nextel Wip License Corp.

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 201 Ellsworth Ave (Lat: 42.416361 Lon: -93.376028), Structure height: 53.3 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPJD550,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.387 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/1996, Expiration Date: 03/05/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2001, Phone: (515) 432-8602
  • Alden Tap, 2.3 Mi Se Of (Lat: 42.390750 Lon: -93.345972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 51.5 m, Call Sign: WPYV296,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2013, Expiration Date: 11/05/2023, Certifier: Allan J Becker, Registrant: Corn Belt Power Cooperative, 1300 North 13th Street, Humboldt, IA 50548, Phone: (515) 332-7767, Fax: (515) 332-1375, Email:
  • Buckner, 5.4 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 42.384000 Lon: -93.472056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 16.7 m, Call Sign: WPYV300,
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.550 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2013, Expiration Date: 11/05/2023, Certifier: Allen J Becker, Registrant: Corn Belt Power Cooperative, 1300 North 13th Street, Humboldt, IA 50548, Phone: (515) 332-7767, Fax: (515) 332-1375, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Buckeye, IA
  • 86.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Buckeye, IA
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Buckeye compared to Iowa state average:

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