Buckeye, Arizona is a western suburb of the Phoenix metro region. Buckeye is located in the County of Maricopa. According to the census that was taken in 2000, the population of this community was some 6,537 people. The growth in the population of Buckeye was some 678% between 2000 and 2010, and the population at that time was some had 50,876 residents in 2010
Buckeye is located about some 330 miles east of Los Angeles as well as some 30 miles west of Phoenix. The community of Buckeye has a total area of some 143.8 square miles, which is all land according to the census Bureau of the United States.
This region is well known for its abundance of sunshine as the result of the stable descending air of high pressure systems that are often found in the southwestern United States.
Between 1884 and 1885, an early white pioneer named Malin Jackson established some ten 10 miles of the Buckeye Canal that he named in honor of his home state of Ohio, which was known as the Buckeye State. In 1888, the settlement was established town was founded and initially called Sidney, was Mr. Jackson's Ohio hometown. However, as the result of the importance of the canal, the community came to be known as Buckeye. In 1910, the name of the community was officially changed to Buckeye. The year 1929 brought the incorporation of the community of Buckeye, and at that time, time it included some 440 acres. The first mayor in the community of Williams was a man new named Hugh Watson who established the Buckeye Valley Bank. These days, the location is on Watson Road is the center of the environmental for that community of Williams and is the commercial traffic.
In 2014 there was, in the master plan the to become an effective vote in the community of to change the community of Williams onto the City of Buckeye that is currently encompasses more than 600 square miles, which became effective this year.
There were 1,624 families, 2,158, household, and 6,537 people living in the community of Buckeye according to the survey that was taken in 2000. Some 44.8 people for every square mile, was the population density. There were 2,344 units of housing density in the community of Buckeye. Racially, the population of the community of buckeye was 36.5% Latino or Hispanic, 2,52% from two or more races,19-34% from other races, 0.08% Pacific Islanders, 0.44% Asian,1,715 Native Indian,3,37% African American of Black, and 72.54% White.
Some 43.5% from 2,158 households had children who were less than 18 years old. Some 7.5% had somebody residing with them who was least 65 years old, 20.7% were individuals, 24.7% weren't families, 15.7% were female with a husband, 7.5% were loving alone, 52,7% out of which 42.8% had children who were not yet 18 years old residing with them, 52.7% were couples living together who were married. Some 15.7% had a female living without a husband. The size of the median family was 3.47 people and the size of the median household 3.03 people.
The ages of the people who are living in the community of Buckeye include 8.2% who were at least 65 years old, 19.9% who were between the ages of 45 and 64 years old, 19.3% who were between ages of 25 and 64 years old, 18.98% who were between the ages 18 and 24 years old, and with 33.8% not yet 18 years old. There were 101.8 males for every 100 females There 97.7 males for every 100 females who were at least age 18 years old.
The average household income in the community of Buckeye was some $35,383. Some $39,194 was the average family income. The average income for females was $24,901 the average income for males was $32,357. The income per capita for the community of Buckeye was some $15,627. Approximately 16.2 % of families as well as some 18.8% of the population were living below the poverty level, which includes 13.3% of people who were at least 65 years old, and 27.6% who weren't yet 18 years old.
The original community of Buckeye was established on the intersection of Monroe Avenue and Main Street in the downtown area. Currently there are almost 30 master planned communities in store for the community of Buckeye. These master planned communities include Festival Ranch, Tartesso, West-Park, Sundance, and Verrado. All of which are currently being developed.
Other planned communities in the community of that still haven't been constructed are Montierre, Southwest Ranch, Henry Park Sienna Hills, West-Wind, Eilanto, Trillium, Spurlock, Sun Valley Village, and Douglas Ranch. It is estimated that the homes will accommodate some 300,000 people.
In 2007, a shopping mall that was developed by a company known as Vestar Sundance Towne Center, a shopping center developed by Vestar Development established the Sundance community.
The Buckeye hills Recreation Center is a rather popular recreation destination in the community of Buckeye. This center is located on SR-85 some seven miles just south of the area downtown Buckeye.