As the 15th fastest growing community in the United States (2015), Buckeye has seen incredible growth in both local employees and commuters. Proximity to major transportation corridors are key factors in attracting existing residents but those who wish to have a reverse commute which eliminates the stress and time typically characteristic of other areas within Greater Phoenix. This affords Buckeye employers the ability to attract a high quality diverse workforce from throughout the Region.The City of Buckeye’s immediate regional workforce is 704,478* and employees living in and traveling to Buckeye will benefit from a reverse commute. Employees working in Buckeye will travel against the bulk of traffic, whereas traditional commuters in Greater Phoenix will travel with it. This fact alone reduces the time employees spend commuting to work and attracts a highly skilled workforce to Buckeye.
Source: ESRI Business Analyst Online; June 2015; 25 minute commute from I-10 & Verrado Way

Where People Working in Buckeye Live

Because of the benefits of a reverse commute, Buckeye employers attract their workforce from areas west of Interstate 17 and north to Anthem.

Source: Maricopa Association of Governments

Workforce Patterns (worker Inflow/Outflow)

Employers locating in Buckeye will have the advantage of attracting Buckeye residents who are currently commuting outside the City to work. With over 72% of residents working outside the City, Buckeye provides ample opportunities for businesses to attract and retain employees seeking to work closer to home.


Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies, LEHD, OnTheMap Application

Top 10 Employers Jobs
State of Arizona 1,130
Walmart 1,000
City of Buckeye 430
Litchfield Elementary School District 33 400
Buckeye Elementary School District 33 320
Clayton Homes 300
Liberty Elementary School District 230
Frys Food Stores 220
Youngker High School 150
Agua Fria Union High School District 216 140

Worker Occupation Types