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Buckley
  • Suburb of Seattle, WA

Report Card

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

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Buckley is a suburb of Seattle with a population of 4,788. Buckley is in Pierce County. Living in Buckley offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Buckley and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Buckley are above average.

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About Buckley...
Population
4,788

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$334,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,352
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    126.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    54.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    578.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    722.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    90.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

Working in Buckley

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$77,512
National
$62,843

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