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Population in 2012: 4,428 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.4%
 

Males: 1,975  (44.6%)
Females: 2,453  (55.4%)

Median resident age:  37.6 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 49107.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,089 (it was $34,244 in 2000)
Buchanan:

$33,089
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,782

Buchanan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $92,893 (it was $69,600 in 2000)
Buchanan:

$92,893
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $108,496; Detached houses: $109,600; Townhouses or other attached units: $60,091; In 2-unit structures: $93,475; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $150,228; Mobile homes: $33,384

Median gross rent in 2012: $527.

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  • White alone - 3,817 (85.5%)
  • Black alone - 451 (10.1%)
  • Hispanic - 124 (2.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 33 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 17 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Buchanan: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (28.6%), English (13.0%), Irish (7.8%), Polish (5.1%), United States (5.0%), Dutch (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 690 feet

Land area: 2.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,845 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Buchanan:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buchanan city:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

192 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe).

This city:  4.3%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Buchanan, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Buchanan to the number of sex offenders is 403 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,493 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,907 (1.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South Bend, IN (12.0 miles , pop. 107,789).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (67.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Niles, MI (2.4 miles ), Galien, MI (2.7 miles ), Berrien Springs, MI (2.9 miles ), Roseland, IN (3.1 miles ), New Troy, MI (3.2 miles ), Indian Village, IN (3.2 miles) , Notre Dame, IN (3.3 miles ), Baroda, MI (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $67,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $114,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $178,200
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $151,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $119,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.83 N, Longitude: 86.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -84 (-1.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 374 (17.4%)

Area code: 269

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Crime rates in Buchanan by Year
Type 2002 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 003089
per 100,000 0.00.065.50.0184.2208.3
Robberies 003021
per 100,000 0.00.065.50.046.123.1
Assaults 761711119
per 100,000 147.9130.6371.322.1253.3439.8
Burglaries 842132026
per 100,000 169.087.1458.666.4460.5601.9
Thefts 532515912178150
per 100,000 1119.6544.23472.4265.54098.53472.2
Auto thefts 331056
per 100,000 63.465.321.80.0115.1138.9
Arson 012001
per 100,000 0.021.843.70.00.023.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.5) 92.059.7321.819.9420.9457.6

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Crime rate in Buchanan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Michigan average:

1.74

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Buchanan, Michigan accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -328 (-6.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (23%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Buchanan-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 118% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Buchanan city center killed 36 people and injured 321 people.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 26.1 miles away from the city center killed 31 people and injured 252 people.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Berrien County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jackson Scholz.


Hospital/medical center in Buchanan:

  • REHAB INSTITUTE AT TRI-STATE HOSPITAL (Hospital, 15198 MAIN ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Buchanan:

  • RIVERIDGE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NILES, MI)
  • LAKELAND MEDICAL CENTER, NILES (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; NILES, MI)
  • SILVERBROOK (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NILES, MI)

Political contributions by individuals in Buchanan, MI

Airports located in Buchanan:


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Amtrak stations near Buchanan:

  • 6 miles: NILES (598 DEY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for taxi service.
  • 11 miles: SOUTH BEND (2702 W. WASHINGTON AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: DOWAGIAC (100 RAILROAD DR.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Buchanan:

  • 13 miles: Donald C. Cook 1 and 2 in Bridgman, MI.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buchanan:

  • Andrews University (about 10 miles; Berrien Springs, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,408)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 11 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 11,690)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral (about 13 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 14 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 4,535)
  • Purdue University-North Central Campus (about 32 miles; Westville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,761)
  • Valparaiso University (about 44 miles; Valparaiso, IN; FT enrollment: 3,607)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 45 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 5,240)

Public high school in Buchanan:

Public elementary/middle schools in Buchanan:

Private elementary/middle school in Buchanan:

  • JESUS CHRIST ACADEMY (Students: 35; Location: PO BOX 183 945 CHIPPEWA ST; Grades: 2 - 11)
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Library in Buchanan:

  • BUCHANAN DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $437,786; Location: 128 EAST FRONT STREET; 43,168 books; 1,647 audio materials; 2,109 video materials; 122 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Buchanan: Buchanan City Hall (A), Buchanan City Fire Department (B), Buchanan Police Department (C), Buchanan District Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Buchanan include: Jehovah's Witnesses (A), Lively Stone Community Church (B), Bethel Apostolic Tabernacle Church (C), New Good Hope Baptist Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Buchanan Church of Christ (F), Church of the Nazarene (G), Faith United Methodist Church (H), Saint Anthony Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Ridge Cemetery (1), Dragon Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Buchanan include: McCoy Creek Recreation Area (1), Memorial Field (2), Smith Park (3), McCoy Pond Park (4), Firehouse Park (5), Ravish Park (6), Tot Lot (7), Redbud Riverfront Park (8), Kathryn Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Berrien County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.3. This is worse than average.
City:

39.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.1
U.S.:

9.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 20.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.8
U.S.:

25.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Buchanan and their reported violations in the past:

BUCHANAN (Address: 302 Red Bud Trail North , Population served: 4980, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and SEP-08-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2005), St Admin Penalty assessed (AUG-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
LIFE ACTION RANCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-1999 and JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-25-1999), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-22-1999), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-1997 and JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-03-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
ORCHARD HILLS COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
WOLVERINE GARDENS (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-1997 and JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (APR-23-1997), St Compliance achieved (APR-28-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
RED BUD ROADHOUSE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-28-2000), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2000), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-1997 and JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TABOR HILL REST & WINERY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.6%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Black residents, 25.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Buchanan, MI

People in group quarters in Buchanan in 2000:

  • 30 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in other group homes

Buchanan compared to Michigan state average:

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Buchanan (2011 data):

  • Chemical Bank: Buchanan Auto Branch at 1101 East Front Street, branch established on 1980/01/21; Buchanan Branch at 128 North Main Street, branch established on 1961/05/01. Info updated 2010/07/30: Bank assets: $5,331.9 mil, Deposits: $4,367.1 mil, headquarters in Midland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 146 total offices, Holding Company: Chemical Financial Corporation
  • Edgewater Bank: 720 East Front Street Branch at 720 East Front Street, branch established on 1999/12/28. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $136.8 mil, Deposits: $114.5 mil, headquarters in Saint Joseph, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Buchanan travel time to work - commute


Buchanan mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Buchanan city (based on Berrien County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.89%
Here46.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Adherents33.3%11.8%11.7%6.8%5.5%
Congregations6.5%5.4%9.1%12.9%3.2%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Other
Adherents4.1%2.4%2.3%2.0%20.1%
Congregations7.0%2.7%2.7%3.8%46.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 41
Berrien County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
This county:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Berrien County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 155
This county:

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Berrien County:

10.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Berrien County:

29.1%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,983$41,8980$0
Other Government Administration 3$10,616$42,4646$1,196
Police Protection - Officers 9$33,133$44,1776$4,384
Police - Other 1$2,776$33,31210$2,790
Firefighters 1$4,249$50,98815$956
Streets and Highways 6$17,424$34,8480$0
Sewerage 3$11,252$45,0080$0
Water Supply 3$9,589$38,3560$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$80
Totals for Government 28$96,022$41,15240$9,406

Buchanan government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $960,000 ($216.80)
    Police Protection: $720,000 ($162.60)
    Sewerage: $497,000 ($112.24)
    Water Utilities: $436,000 ($98.46)
    Central Staff Services: $168,000 ($37.94)
    Fire Protection: $143,000 ($32.29)
    Financial Administration: $121,000 ($27.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000 ($26.87)
    General - Other: $102,000 ($23.04)
    General Public Buildings: $95,000 ($21.45)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $74,000 ($16.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $59,000 ($13.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($6.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $105,000 ($23.71)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($2.71)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($1.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($1.58)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($1.58)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.45)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,360,000 ($307.14)

Buchanan government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $797,000 ($179.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000 ($25.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $12,000 ($2.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $225,000 ($50.81)
    Interest Earnings: $138,000 ($31.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $254,000 ($57.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $813,000 ($183.60)
    Highways: $331,000 ($74.75)
  • Tax - Property: $1,222,000 ($275.97)
    NEC: $56,000 ($12.65)

Buchanan government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $430,000 ($97.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $345,000 ($77.91)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $85,000 ($19.20)

Buchanan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $332,000 ($74.98)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,996,000 ($676.60)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $13,000 ($2.94)

4.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,999 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Michigan average:

5.24%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($663 average AGI)
Berrien County:

0.12%
Michigan average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from St. Joseph County, IN  0.50% ($33,965 average AGI)
from Cass County, MI  0.40% ($26,393)
from Van Buren County, MI  0.35% ($29,186)


5.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
Michigan average:

5.98%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($275 average AGI)
Berrien County:

0.05%
Michigan average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to St. Joseph County, IN  0.59% ($31,690 average AGI)
to Van Buren County, MI  0.38% ($25,498)
to Cass County, MI  0.32% ($36,899)

Strongest AM radio stations in Buchanan:

  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WNIL (1290 AM; 1 kW; NILES, MI; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WHFB (1060 AM; 5 kW; BENTON HARBOR-ST. JO, MI; Owner: WHFB B/CST ASSOCIATES LTD PARTNERSHP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WFRN (1270 AM; 5 kW; ELKHART, IN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buchanan:

  • WSMK (99.1 FM; BUCHANAN, MI; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WWLV (102.3 FM; NEW CARLISLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WAUS (90.7 FM; BERRIEN SPRINGS, MI; Owner: ANDREWS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: PARTNERSHIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WAOR (95.3 FM; NILES, MI; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W300AL (107.9 FM; MISHAWAKA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: ELKHART COMMUNITY SCHOOLS CORP.)
  • WYTZ (97.5 FM; BRIDGMAN, MI; Owner: WSJM INC)
  • WHFB-FM (99.9 FM; BENTON HARBOR, MI; Owner: WHFB BROADCAST ASSOCIATES L P)
  • WIRX (107.1 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MI; Owner: WSJM, INC.)
  • WRBR-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: HICKS BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WCNF (94.9 FM; BENTON HARBOR, MI; Owner: WSJM, INC.)
  • WUBS (89.7 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: INTERFAITH CHRISTIAN UNION, INC.)
  • WSND-FM (88.9 FM; NOTRE DAME, IN; Owner: VOICE OF THE FIGHTING IRISH, INC.)
  • WETL (91.7 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: SOUTH BEND COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; PLYMOUTH, IN; Owner: PLYMOUTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHME (103.1 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Buchanan:

  • WRDY-LP (Channel 69; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYGN-LP (Channel 12; BERRIEN SPRINGS, MI; Owner: GOOD NEWS TELEVISION)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Buchanan, Michigan:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Michigan average:
  • Fatal accident count: 144
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 222
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 154
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 378
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 25

Buchanan fatal accident list:

Aug 25, 2002 06:42 PM, Liberty St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 5, 1982 01:34 AM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 29, 1981 12:48 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 8, 1978 07:40 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Buchanan)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Buchanan, MI)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • CH13HO313, 345 Glendora Rd. (Lat: 41.885944 Lon: -86.461778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 86.8 m, Overall height: 88.3 m, Call Sign: WQRC624
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/16/2013, Expiration Date: 04/16/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • Buchanan TS, 606 N Portage Street (Lat: 41.833389 Lon: -86.357778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 68.6 m, Overall height: 74.4 m, Call Sign: KMU38, Licensee ID: L00268142
    Assigned Frequencies: 6377.61 MHz, 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/24/2009, Expiration Date: 05/12/2019
    Registrant: Indiana Michigan Power Company
  • BUCHANAN, 2.1 Miles Ese (Lat: 41.819472 Lon: -86.319444), Overall height: 80.2 m, Call Sign: WLI77
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.20 MHz, 6197.20 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6256.50 MHz, 6256.54 MHz... (+23 more)
    Grant Date: 04/01/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/29/1997
    Registrant: Mci Worldcom Network Services Inc, 2270 Lakeside Dr, Richardson, TX 75082
  • BUCHAN, 14185 N Main St (Lat: 41.863083 Lon: -86.377222), Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WLV893
    Assigned Frequencies: 2112.00 MHz, 2121.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2008, Certifier: Michael J Small
    Registrant: Cole, Raywid & Braverman, LLP, 1919 Pennsylvania Avenue, Nw, Second Floor, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 659-9750, Fax: (202) 452-0067

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buchanan)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Buchanan)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$84,0126$94,70230$95,56310$26,8820$01$69,050
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$148,6400$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$69,1834$52,71019$123,1476$17,6580$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$57,6303$96,8109$98,9784$55,2131$20,5601$88,030
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$42,1705$101,3080$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$54,5551$39,010
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$128,6101$172,360
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 46
  • Hazardous Condition: 19
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Buchanan


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Buchanan, MI

Most common first names in Buchanan, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7078.7 years
Robert6971.0 years
William6372.8 years
James5671.3 years
Charles4575.0 years
George4376.5 years
Mary4378.7 years
Arthur3774.1 years
Donald3172.9 years
Edward2980.2 years
Most common last names in Buchanan, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4578.9 years
Miller2175.8 years
Williams2076.3 years
Anderson1880.6 years
Clark1582.5 years
Davis1574.1 years
Johnson1475.0 years
Weaver1479.7 years
Thompson1474.5 years
Backus1270.4 years
Businesses in Buchanan, MI
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Subway1
McDonald's1UPS1
Pizza Hut1
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