Buckeye is located in Arizona.
Buckeye, Arizona has a population of 62,138.
The median household income in Buckeye, Arizona is
The median household income for the surrounding county is $53,689
compared to the national median of $53,482.
The median age of people living in Buckeye is
The average high temperature in July is 108.2
degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 37.2 degrees.
The average rainfall is approximately 8.6 inches
per year, with 0 inches of snow per year.
No weather information available.
Located 30 miles west of Phoenix, Buckeye boasts scenic mountain vistas and plenty of open spaces for bikers, hikers, and bird watchers to commune with nature. The area's abundant source of water comes from the Buckeye Canal, built in 1885 and critical to the area's history of farming. Buckeye is a close-knit community with traditional values and roots going back for generations. Founded in 1888 by settlers from Ohio, the town was named after the "Buckeye State." Today, the Arizona Main Street Community welcomes new businesses, and young families are drawn to Buckeye for its excellent schools and affordable neighborhoods.
Activities and Attractions
Hellzapoppin Days has been a tradition in Buckeye since 1935, with street dances, a parade, carnival, rodeo, car show and demolition derby. Proceeds from the event are given to local churches who distribute the funds to the needy and for scholarships. Past Hellzapoppin Days have featured celebrities such as cowboy singing star Gene Autry. Other fun activities in Buckeye are the annual Pioneer Days, the Tainter Golf Classic the Buckeye Bluegrass Festival, Halloween Carnival, and the Senior Pro Rodeo. Buckeye Hills Recreation Area above the Gila River has 4,474 acres with picnic areas and a shooting range.
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