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Buck Creek, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Buck Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 206 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Buck Creek: Buckcreek, Transitville.

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Buck Creek, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 206
Daytime Population: Workers 43
Daytime Population: Residents 102
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 145
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 206
Population in Familes 186
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,776
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $63,190
Average Household Income $79,128
Per Capita Income $27,993


Total Housing Units 82 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (78.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $88,393
Average Home Value $102,778


Total Households 78
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 63
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.07% 0.29%
Households -0.18% 0.26%
Families 0.68% 0.32%
Median Household Income   4.09%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

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, 2017 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 # 597 12th
Population Density # 186 73rd
Diversity Index # 673 1st
Median Household Income # 81 88th
Per Capita Income # 147 79th

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