Buckner is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 3,067 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Buckner is the 192nd largest community in Missouri.
Buckner is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Buckner is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Buckner who work in office and administrative support (17.87%), sales jobs (10.65%), and maintenance occupations (10.43%).
In Buckner, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.82 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The citizens of Buckner have a very low rate of college education: just 9.69% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Buckner in 2010 was $21,657, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,628 for a family of four. However, Buckner contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Buckner home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Buckner residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Buckner include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Buckner is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.