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Buckner, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Buckner had a population of 437 as of July 1, 2016. Buckner ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Buckner is located at latitude 37.981 and longitude -89.0157 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Buckner (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 404 feet.

The Village of Buckner (GNIS ID: 2397487) 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 Village of Buckner is located within Township of Browning, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buckner population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Buckner, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 437
Population in Households 437
Population in Familes 345
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 501
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 191
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 127
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $54,839
Average Home Value $72,310


Median Household Income $39,571
Average Household Income $50,343
Per Capita Income $21,356
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.89% -0.6%
Households -0.89% -0.64%
Families -0.25% -0.8%
Median Household Income   -0.32%
Per Capita Income   0.91%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Buckner, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buckner to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 986 28th
Population Density1 # 1084 21st
Diversity Index2 # 984 29th
Median Household Income # 1148 16th
Per Capita Income # 1116 18th

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