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Buckeye Lake, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Buckeye Lake had a population of 2,801 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Buckeye Lake is located at latitude 39.9365 and longitude -82.4891 in Licking County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Buckeye Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Licking County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 899 feet.

The Village of Buckeye Lake (GNIS ID: 2397482) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Buckeye Lake is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Licking County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buckeye Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Buckeye Lake, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,801
Daytime Population: Workers 699
Daytime Population: Residents 1,535
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,234
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 2,801
Population in Familes 2,037
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,419
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $30,760
Average Household Income $45,550
Per Capita Income $19,825


Total Housing Units 1,547 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 691 (44.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 526 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 330 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $79,570
Average Home Value $117,862


Total Households 1,217
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 699
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.29% 0.45%
Households 0.33% 0.49%
Families 0.08% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   3.89%

Buckeye Lake, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buckeye Lake to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 409 66th
Population Density # 509 58th
Diversity Index # 589 52nd
Median Household Income # 1174 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1069 12th

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