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People

Total Population4,475
Male Share of the Population50.2%
Female Share of the Population49.8%
Senior Citizens13.6%
Employed Population 16+1,783
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married45.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.2%
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 Level84.5%
% Below Poverty Level15.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone25.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,131
Median House Value$225,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.7%
US/American0.4%
English11.4%
Irish12.6%

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

Buckley Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 17 miles SE of Federal Way, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City33 miles SE of Seattle, Washington
CountyPierce
Standard Zip Codes98321
Phone Area Codes253
Time ZonePacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude47.163
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)

StationBUCKLEY 1 NE
Distance1.2 miles
Jan Temp32 to 45 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp51 to 76 F
Oct Temp41 to 60 F
Annual Precip48.6 inches
StationMC MILLIN RESERVOIR
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp32 to 45 F
Apr Temp38 to 57 F
Jul Temp51 to 75 F
Oct Temp41 to 59 F
Annual Precip43.1 inches
StationKENT
Distance20.4 miles
Jan Temp35 to 47 F
Apr Temp42 to 61 F
Jul Temp55 to 77 F
Oct Temp44 to 62 F
Annual Precip39.5 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

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bonney Lake18,516$90,810
Carbonado547$61,250
Enumclaw11,494$62,284
Orting7,078$72,957
South Prairie292$76,250
Wilkeson406$62,500

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

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Buckley High Schools

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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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