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Buck Creek, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Buck Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 210 as of July 1, 2016. Buck Creek ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Buck Creek is located at latitude 40.4874 and longitude -86.7622 in Tippecanoe County. The formal boundaries for the Buck Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tippecanoe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 659 feet.

The Buck Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583446) 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.

The Buck Creek Census Designated Place is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tippecanoe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buck Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Buck Creek: Buckcreek, Transitville.

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Buck Creek, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 210
Population in Households 210
Population in Familes 189
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,810
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 80
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 65
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 83 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65 (78.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $86,111
Average Home Value $101,154


Median Household Income $60,550
Average Household Income $71,973
Per Capita Income $25,937
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.57%
Households 0.2% 0.5%
Families 1.29% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.

Buck Creek, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buck Creek to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana 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 # 595 13th
Population Density1 # 176 74th
Diversity Index2 # 676 1st
Median Household Income # 87 87th
Per Capita Income # 181 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.