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Buckeye
  • Suburb of Phoenix, AZ

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade C

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Buckeye is a suburb of Phoenix with a population of 74,467. Buckeye is in Maricopa County. Living in Buckeye offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Buckeye there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Buckeye and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Buckeye are above average.

About

About Buckeye...
Population
74,467

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$246,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,320
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    121.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    49.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    9.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    148
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    878.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    108.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  11%

Working in Buckeye

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$79,156
National
$64,994

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