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Buckner, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Buckner had a population of 436 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Buckner, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 436
Daytime Population: Workers 32
Daytime Population: Residents 280
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 312
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 436
Population in Familes 344
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 500
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $42,903
Average Household Income $53,612
Per Capita Income $23,036


Total Housing Units 222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 158 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $56,538
Average Home Value $71,497


Total Households 191
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 126
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 -0.8% -0.51%
Households -0.77% -0.53%
Families -0.32% -0.64%
Median Household Income   0.24%
Per Capita Income   1.49%

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, 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 # 988 28th
Population Density # 1078 21st
Diversity Index # 956 30th
Median Household Income # 1090 20th
Per Capita Income # 1053 23rd

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