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Buckeye is a town in Maricopa County, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale metro area.

So named because many settlers came from Ohio

The latitude of Buckeye is 33.370N. The longitude is -112.583W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 869 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,537.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$35,383
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Buckeye demographic reports
Buckeye is at the confluence of the Gila and Hassayampa rivers
Former and merged names include:
· Sidney
Local festivals include:
  • Pioneer Days - March 16-18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Buckeye web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Buckeye Hills Regional Park, Robins Butte Wildlife Sanctuary
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Buckeye demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Maricopa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Phoenix area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 85322 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Buckeye residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Buckeye ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Buckeye was $15,627, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Buckeye residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Buckeye festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Buckeye, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $359.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $919.


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Libraries

Libraries in Buckeye include Buckeye Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Buckeye include West Valley View

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Politics

Maricopa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Buckeye political report.

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The average commute time for Buckeye workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Buckeye include Days Inn-Buckeye.

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