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Buckeye, AZ
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Buckeye profile

Living in Buckeye

Buckeye is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 105,567 people and 17 associated neighborhoods, Buckeye is the 14th largest community in Arizona. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Buckeye, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Buckeye, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Buckeye’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Buckeye does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $94,188.00.

Buckeye real estate is some of the most expensive in Arizona, although Buckeye house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that Buckeye has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 14.18% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

One downside of living in Buckeye, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.05 minutes every day commuting to work.

The population of Buckeye overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Buckeye, 22.95% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Buckeye in 2018 was $32,141, which is upper middle income relative to Arizona, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,564 for a family of four. However, Buckeye contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Buckeye is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Buckeye home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Buckeye, accounting for 44.65% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Buckeye residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Buckeye include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Buckeye is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.