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Buckingham, Florida - Basic Facts

The Buckingham Census Designated Place had a population of 4,321 as of July 1, 2016. Buckingham ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Buckingham is located at latitude 26.6454 and longitude -81.7474 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Buckingham Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Buckingham Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402726) 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.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Buckingham Census Designated Place is located within Lehigh Acres CCD of Lee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buckingham 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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Buckingham, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,321
Population in Households 4,312
Population in Familes 3,650
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 237
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 1,577
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 1,201
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,872 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,251 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 326 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 295 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $257,480
Average Home Value $318,340


Median Household Income $63,766
Average Household Income $80,773
Per Capita Income $31,019
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.1% 3.29%
Households 0.98% 3.17%
Families 0.89% 3.2%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

Buckingham, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buckingham to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida 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 # 493 46th
Population Density1 # 815 11th
Diversity Index2 # 522 43rd
Median Household Income # 162 82nd
Per Capita Income # 269 71st

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