Buckeystown, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Buckeystown, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Buckeystown Census Designated Place had a population of 1,000 as of July 1, 2016. Buckeystown ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Buckeystown is located at latitude 39.3305 and longitude -77.4311 in Frederick County. The formal boundaries for the Buckeystown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Frederick County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 276 feet.

The Buckeystown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583592) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Buckeystown Census Designated Place is located within District 1, Buckeystown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Frederick County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buckeystown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Buckeystown: Buckey Town, Buckeys Town.

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Buckeystown, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,000
Population in Households 971
Population in Familes 737
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 654
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 501
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 262
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 554 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 275 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 225 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $434,146
Average Home Value $429,745


Median Household Income $79,796
Average Household Income $88,214
Per Capita Income $41,887
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.3% 0.06%
Households -0.22% 0.04%
Families 1.01% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Buckeystown, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buckeystown to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 320 39th
Population Density1 # 348 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 388 25th
Median Household Income # 190 64th
Per Capita Income # 124 76th

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