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Buckingham, Florida - Basic Facts

The Buckingham Census Designated Place had a population of 4,471 as of July 1, 2018. 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 26.6751 and longitude -81.732 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.

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Buckingham, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,471
Population in Households 4,462
Population in Familes 3,761
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 245
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $70,435
Average Household Income $91,924
Per Capita Income $35,244


Total Housing Units 1,877 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,340 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 282 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 255 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $271,698
Average Home Value $330,213


Total Households 1,622
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 1,236
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.25% 4.41%
Households 1.08% 4.21%
Families 1.03% 4.33%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   3.52%

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, 2018 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 # 491 47th
Population Density # 816 11th
Diversity Index # 522 43rd
Median Household Income # 150 84th
Per Capita Income # 250 73rd

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