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Buckeye Lake, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Buckeye Lake had a population of 2,776 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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Buckeye Lake, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,776
Population in Households 2,776
Population in Familes 2,022
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,407
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,213
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 698
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,542 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 684 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 529 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 329 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $76,351
Average Home Value $110,526


Median Household Income $28,832
Average Household Income $42,360
Per Capita Income $18,539
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.36%
Households 0.33% 0.41%
Families 0.07% 0.26%
Median Household Income   0.1%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

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, 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 # 412 66th
Population Density1 # 510 58th
Diversity Index2 # 579 52nd
Median Household Income # 1180 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1081 11th

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