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People

Total Population 4,475
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 13.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,783
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 45.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,667
% Above Poverty Level 84.5%
% Below Poverty Level 15.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,131
Median House Value $225,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.7%
US/American 0.4%
English 11.4%
Irish 12.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Buckley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles SE of Federal Way, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 33 miles SE of Seattle, Washington
County Pierce
Standard Zip Codes 98321
Phone Area Codes 253
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.163
Longitude -122.025

Buckley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BUCKLEY 1 NE
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 45 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 51 to 76 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Station MC MILLIN RESERVOIR
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 45 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 51 to 75 F
Oct Temp 41 to 59 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station KENT
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 47 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 55 to 77 F
Oct Temp 44 to 62 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Buckley, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Burnett (98321)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bonney Lake 18,516 $90,810
Carbonado 547 $61,250
Enumclaw 11,494 $62,284
Orting 7,078 $72,957
South Prairie 292 $76,250
Wilkeson 406 $62,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Buckley High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

WHITE RIVER HIGH SCHOOL
26928 120TH ST. EAST
360-829-5500
Serves 1,250 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.8

COLLINS ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
2160 COLLINS RD
360-829-1182
A Non-traditional School
Serves 459 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 28.7

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