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Buckeye, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Buckeye had a population of 112 as of July 1, 2017. Buckeye ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Buckeye is located at latitude 42.4195 and longitude -93.3758 in Hardin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Buckeye (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hardin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,155 feet.

The City of Buckeye (GNIS ID: 2393447) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Buckeye is located within Township of Buckeye, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hardin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buckeye population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Buckeye, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 112
Daytime Population: Workers 16
Daytime Population: Residents 61
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 77
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 112
Population in Familes 90
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 112
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $59,723
Average Household Income $79,530
Per Capita Income $32,979


Total Housing Units 50 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $90,385
Average Home Value $110,714


Total Households 45
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 30
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.5% 0.18%
Households 0.31% 0.44%
Families 0.47% 0.66%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Buckeye, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buckeye to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 845 16th
Population Density # 953 6th
Diversity Index # 370 64th
Median Household Income # 267 74th
Per Capita Income # 141 86th

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