Buckeye, AZ

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Living in Buckeye

Buckeye is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 91,502 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Buckeye is the 17th largest community in Arizona. Much of the housing stock in Buckeye was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Buckeye economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Buckeye, where the median household income is $71,707.00.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Buckeye is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Buckeye is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Buckeye who work in office and administrative support (15.17%), sales jobs (10.52%), and management occupations (8.85%).

In Buckeye, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.26 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Buckeye citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.99% of adults 25 and older in Buckeye have a college degree.

The per capita income in Buckeye in 2018 was $24,124, which is middle income relative to Arizona, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,496 for a family of four. However, Buckeye contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Buckeye is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Buckeye home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Buckeye residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Buckeye also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 38.15% of the town’s residents. 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 Vietnamese.