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Buckley, Michigan
Village
Location of Buckley within Wexford County, Michigan
Location of Buckley within Wexford County, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Wexford
Area
 • Total 1.89 sq mi (4.88 km2)
 • Land 1.82 sq mi (4.72 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.17 km2)
Elevation
1,050 ft (320 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 718
 • Estimate 
(2019)
718
 • Density 394.29/sq mi (152.20/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
49620
Area code(s) 231
FIPS code 26-11480
GNIS feature ID 2397486

Buckley is a village in Wexford County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 697 at the 2010 census. The village is located in the northwest part of Hanover Township on M-37. It was established in 1905. The Buckley post office first opened March 31, 1906.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.84 square miles (4.77 km2), of which 1.78 square miles (4.61 km2) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 464
1920 352 −24.1%
1930 236 −33.0%
1940 217 −8.1%
1950 194 −10.6%
1960 247 27.3%
1970 244 −1.2%
1980 357 46.3%
1990 402 12.6%
2000 550 36.8%
2010 697 26.7%
2019 (est.) 718 3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 697 people, 246 households, and 175 families residing in the village. The population density was 391.6 inhabitants per square mile (151.2/km2). There were 300 housing units at an average density of 168.5 per square mile (65.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.3% White, 0.7% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.9% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 246 households, of which 42.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 16.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.9% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.23.

The median age in the village was 30.2 years. 31.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32% were from 25 to 44; 21.4% were from 45 to 64; and 7.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.

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