Buckeye, AZ

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Population

62,090

4.69% growth

Median Age

33.5


Median Household Income

$61,469

4.7% growth

Poverty Rate

12.9%


Number of Employees

23,574

6.99% growth

Median Property Value

$182,100

9.11% growth

About

In 2017, Buckeye, AZ had a population of 62.1k people with a median age of 33.5 and a median household income of $61,469. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Buckeye, AZ grew from 59,310 to 62,090, a 4.69% increase and its median household income grew from $58,711 to $61,469, a 4.7% increase.

The population of Buckeye, AZ is 51.2% White Alone, 35.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 7.75% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Buckeye, AZ speak a non-English language, and 93.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Buckeye, AZ is $182,100, and the homeownership rate is 68.7%. Most people in Buckeye, AZ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Buckeye, AZ is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Buckeye, AZ employs 23.6k people. The largest industries in Buckeye, AZ are Retail Trade (4,039 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,430 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,080 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,353), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,858), and Public Administration ($51,120).

Median household income in Buckeye, AZ is $61,469. Males in Buckeye, AZ have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,169. The income inequality in Buckeye, AZ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.468, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$61,469

2017 value

± $2,621

4.7%

1 Year Growth

± 6.72%

Households in Buckeye, AZ have a median annual income of $61,469, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $58,711 in 2016, which represents a 4.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,619

Average Male Salary

± $1,335

$46,169

Average Female Salary

± $1,026

In 2017, full-time male employees in Arizona made 1.31 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $59,397 ± $4,848

  2. White

    $48,861 ± $892

  3. Alaska Native

    $40,845 ± $31,991

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Arizona workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.22 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Buckeye, AZ is from Arizona.

0.468

2017 Wage GINI

0.467

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Arizona was 0.468 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.304% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Arizona was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arizona in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Arizona across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 506.06

  2. Census Tract 506.05

  3. Census Tract 405.16

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Buckeye, AZ was Census Tract 506.06 with a value of $96,359, followed by Census Tract 506.05 and Census Tract 405.16, with respective values of $78,523 and $73,156.

The following map shows all of the places in Buckeye, AZ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Buckeye, AZ (7.17k out of 55.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    5,009 ± 584

  2. Hispanic

    3,206 ± 420

  3. Other

    1,017 ± 293

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Buckeye, AZ is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

23.6k

2017 Value

± 1,135

6.99%

1 Year growth

± 6.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Buckeye, AZ grew at a rate of 6.99%, from 22k employees to 23.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Buckeye, AZ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,679 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,004 people), and Management Occupations (1,854 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Buckeye, AZ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Buckeye, AZ, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,679 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,004 people), and Management Occupations (1,854 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Buckeye, AZ has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.48 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (2.04 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.73 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Buckeye, AZ, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($78,729), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($71,111), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($70,875).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

23.6k

2017 Value

± 1,135

6.99%

1 Year growth

± 6.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Buckeye, AZ grew at a rate of 6.99%, from 22k employees to 23.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Buckeye, AZ, are Retail Trade (4,039 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,430 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,080 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Buckeye, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Buckeye, AZ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Buckeye, AZ, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (4,039 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,430 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,080 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Buckeye, AZ has an unusually high number of Utilities (4.01 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.68 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.63 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Buckeye, AZ, by median earnings, are Utilities ($80,353), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,858), and Public Administration ($51,120).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Arizona to other states, or from other states to Arizona.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $23.6B

  2. $20.7B

  3. $16.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Arizona product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $23.6B, followed by Mixed freight ($20.7B) and Electronics ($16.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Arizona products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$158B

2015 Value

$290B

Projected 2045 Value

83.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Arizona trade was $158B. This is expected to increase 83.3% to $290B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Arizona trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Arizona to other states, or from other states to Arizona.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $21.9B

  2. $8.27B

  3. $4.07B

In 2015, the top outbound Arizona domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $21.9B, followed by Texas with $8.27B and New Mexico and $4.07B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Arizona shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

90.8% of the population of Buckeye, AZ has health coverage, with 50% on employee plans, 17.9% on Medicaid, 8.49% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 2.7% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Buckeye, AZ was $6,452 in 2014. This is a 3.03% increase from the previous year ($6,262).

Primary care physicians in Buckeye, AZ see 1519 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.198% increase from the previous year (1516 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 820 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, La Paz County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.9%). Additionally, Apache County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,519 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Arizona see an average of 1,519 patients per year. This represents a 0.198% increase from the previous year (1,516 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Arizona in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,452

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,035

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,032

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,096

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Arizona (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.03%, from $6,262 to $6,452.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.23%

Uninsured

50%

Employer Coverage

17.9%

Medicaid

8.49%

Medicare

11.7%

Non-Group

2.7%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Buckeye, AZ declined by 19.4% from 11.5% to 9.23%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Buckeye, AZ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.9% prevalence

  2. 14.3% prevalence

  3. 13.1% prevalence

La Paz County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Arizona, at 14.9%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Arizona by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Buckeye, AZ is home to a population of 62.1k people, from which 93.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Buckeye, AZ residents were born outside of the country (6.89k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Buckeye, AZ is composed of 31.8k White Alone residents (51.2%), 22.1k Hispanic or Latino residents (35.7%), 4.81k Black or African American Alone residents (7.75%), 994 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.6%), 973 Asian Alone residents (1.57%), 954 Two or More Races residents (1.54%), 285 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.459%), and 133 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.214%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Buckeye, AZ are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

31

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.9

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Buckeye, AZ was 33.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Buckeye, AZ are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Buckeye, AZ residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    6.89k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Buckeye, AZ residents (6.89k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Buckeye, AZ was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    511,535 ± 16,887 people

  2. Canada

    42,113 ± 5,023 people

  3. India

    35,674 ± 4,625 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arizona was Mexico, the natal country of 511,535 Arizona residents, followed by Canada with 42,113 and India with 35,674.

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Citizenship

93.9%

2017 Citizenship

94%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.9% of Buckeye, AZ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Buckeye, AZ was 94%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    31.8k ± 1.23k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    22.1k ± 1.71k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    4.81k ± 758

In 2017, there were 1.44 times more White Alone residents (31.8k people) in Buckeye, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.1k Hispanic or Latino and 4.81k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Buckeye, AZ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Buckeye, AZ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Buckeye, AZ was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Buckeye, AZ are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,242 ± 184

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,207 ± 303

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    804 ± 164

Buckeye, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Buckeye, AZ was $182,100 in 2017, which is 0.837 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $166,900 to $182,100, a 9.11% increase. The homeownership rate in Buckeye, AZ is 68.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Buckeye, AZ have an average commute time of 29.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Buckeye, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$61,469

Median Household Income

± $2,621

17.2k

Number of Households

± 890

In 2017, the median household income of the 17.2k households in Buckeye, AZ grew to $61,469 from the previous year's value of $58,711.

The following chart displays the households in Buckeye, AZ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$182,100

2017 Median

± $4,482

$166,900

2016 Median

± $3,586

In 2017, the median property value in Buckeye, AZ grew to to $182,100 from the previous year's value of $166,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Buckeye, AZ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Buckeye, AZ the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Buckeye, AZ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Buckeye, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

68.7%

2017 Homeownership

66%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68.7% of the housing units in Buckeye, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Buckeye, AZ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Buckeye, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Buckeye, AZ have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

29.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Buckeye, AZ have a longer commute time (29.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.83% of the workforce in Buckeye, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.2%

  2. Carpooled

    11.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.71%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Buckeye, AZ was Drove Alone (80.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.5%) and those who Worked At Home (5.71%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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