Buckeye, AZ Economy


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Buckeye, AZ is a vibrant city located in the Phoenix metropolitan area. It has a population of over 60,000 people and offers a cost of living that is slightly lower than the US average. Rent for a two bedroom apartment in Buckeye is about $1,820 per month, while the national average is $1,430. The Grocery Cost Index in Buckeye is 97 compared to 100 nationally.
Job opportunities abound in Buckeye with companies such as Amazon Fulfillment Center located there as well as many retail stores including Target and Walmart. The community also features several parks and recreational activities throughout the year attracting outdoor enthusiasts to the area. With its lower cost of living and abundance of job opportunities, Buckeye is an ideal place to live or visit.

Buckeye has an unemployment rate of 8.4%. The US average is 6.0%.

Buckeye has seen the job market decrease by -2.0% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 48.4%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Buckeye
- The Sales Tax Rate for Buckeye is 9.3%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Buckeye is 4.2%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Buckeye
- The average income of a Buckeye resident is $28,280 a year. The US average is $37,638 a year.
- The Median household income of a Buckeye resident is $84,568 a year. The US average is $69,021 a year.

Income by Population Percent

  EconomyBuckeye, ArizonaUnited States
  8.46
  -2.0%-6.2%
  48.4%33.5%
  9.3%6.2%
  3.4%4.6%
  $28,280$37,638
  $84,568$69,021
  $86,985$85,028
  Population by Occupation
  0.8%1.2%
  0.3%0.5%
  9.6%6.8%
  6.8%10.0%
  3.3%2.5%
  13.1%11.0%
  7.8%4.8%
  1.9%0.8%
  1.5%1.9%
  4.8%4.7%
  2.1%1.9%
  4.6%7.6%
  0.2%0.1%
  5.5%4.2%
  8.0%9.3%
  11.6%14.0%
  2.3%2.1%
  5.4%7.0%
  4.0%4.8%
  6.4%4.7%
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Over 2 years ago

I have lived here three years. I live just north of the I-10 in the Sierra Highland neighborhood, just down the street from the Skyline Regional Park. There are pros and  More

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Amazing place to live! You get the feel of freedom again. Lots of amazing restaurants to eat at near by. Tons of awesome sport bars near by too. Growth is rapid and you  More

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Over 3 years ago

idk how long I have lived here but it has been to long the city is boring and there is nothing to do as a teenager here. sooooooo this city is poopy and I hate it  More

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