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People

Total Population 3,077
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 11%
Employed Population 16+ 1,306
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 50.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,250
% Above Poverty Level 77%
% Below Poverty Level 23%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 30%
Median Gross Rent $695
Median House Value $98,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.5%
US/American 0%
English 10.2%
Irish 19%

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

Buckner Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles E of Independence, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 20 miles E of Kansas City, Missouri
County Jackson
Metro Area Kansas City
Standard Zip Codes 64016
Phone Area Codes 816
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.132
Longitude -94.198

Buckner 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 INDEPENDENCE
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station KANSAS CITY DOWNTOWN AP
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 46 to 67 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station KANSAS CITY INTL AP
Distance 30.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blue Springs 53,364 $73,820
Grain Valley 13,134 $68,398

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

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