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Buckeye is a township in Stephenson County, in the Freeport metro area.
The latitude of Buckeye is 42.4N. The longitude is -89.616W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 863 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,365.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Buckeye demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Stephenson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61050 ZIP code.
51% of Buckeye residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Buckeye ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Buckeye was $21,867, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Buckeye residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Buckeye, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $423. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $862.
Stephenson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Buckeye political report.
The average commute time for Buckeye workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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