Buchanan, New York

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Population in 2019: 2,232 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.0%
 
Males: 1,157  (51.9%)
Females: 1,075  (48.1%)
Median resident age:

40.0 years
New York median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 10511.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $115,373 (it was $62,604 in 2000)
Buchanan:

$115,373
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $46,841 (it was $29,975 in 2000)

Buchanan village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $384,833 (it was $212,400 in 2000)
Buchanan:

$384,833
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $394,450; detached houses: $396,010; townhouses or other attached units: $402,277; in 2-unit structures: $394,880

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,562.

March 2019 cost of living index in Buchanan: 148.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.6%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.6% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Buchanan, NY (2019)
    • 1,58774.6%White alone
    • 32415.2%Hispanic
    • 1426.7%Black alone
    • 361.7%Two or more races
    • 130.6%Other race alone
    • 80.4%Asian alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone

Races in Buchanan detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Buchanan, New York as of September 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Buchanan is 2,258 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Buchanan by year

Type

2010

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(45.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(269.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(179.9)
2
(88.0)
2
(87.6)
6
(267.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(45.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index43.23.53.559.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Buchanan, NY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
New York average:

2.92
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Ancestries: Italian (19.2%), Irish (11.6%), American (6.3%), Portuguese (5.3%), German (3.1%), English (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,610 people per square mile   (low).

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287 residents are foreign born (9.1% Latin America, 4.1% Europe).

This village:

13.4%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $7,692 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $6,929 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarkstown, NY (9.5 miles , pop. 82,082).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (28.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Montrose, NY (0.9 miles ),
Verplanck, NY (1.0 miles ),
Cortlandt, NY (1.4 miles ),
Crugers, NY (1.5 miles ),
Peekskill, NY (1.5 miles ),
Stony Point, NY (1.9 miles ),
Haverstraw, NY (2.2 miles ),
West Haverstraw, NY (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 41.26 N, Longitude: 73.94 W

Distribution of median household income in Buchanan, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Buchanan, NY in 2019
Buchanan satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $178,800
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $375,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $375,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $500,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $550,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Buchanan, NY residents
Average permit cost in Buchanan, NY
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
New York:

8.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +205 (+10.3%).
Most common industries in Buchanan, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Utilities (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Utilities (7.8%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.3%)
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Buchanan, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.1%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.7%)

Average climate in Buchanan, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Buchanan, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.8. This is about average.

City:

80.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.108. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.108
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.60. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.60
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Buchanan-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.9 miles away from the Buchanan village center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 53.2 miles away from the village center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Buchanan-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 187.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 314.7 miles away from Buchanan center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 225.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 223.4 miles away from Buchanan center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 127.2 miles away from Buchanan center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 195.7 miles away from Buchanan center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Westchester County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 7, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buchanan topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Buchanan:

  • COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES, INC (197 HENRY STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Buchanan:

  • VA HUDSON VALLEY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 2 miles away; MONTROSE, NY)
  • N Y S VETS HOME AT MONTROSE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MONTROSE, NY)
  • WEST LEDGE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PEEKSKILL, NY)
  • SPECIAL CITIZENS FUTURES UNLIMITED (Hospital, about 3 miles away; CORTLANDT MANOR, NY)
  • BETHEL NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CROTON ON HUDSON, NY)
  • SKY VIEW REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CARE CENTER L L C (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CROTON ON HUDSON, NY)
  • HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; CORTLANDT MANOR, NY)

Amtrak station near Buchanan:

  • 6 miles: CROTON-HARMON (CROTON-ON-HUDSON, CROTON POINT AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Nuclear power plants:

  • Indian Point 1. Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 257 MWe. Permanently shutdown. Date started: 01/1963. Date closed : 10/1974..
  • Indian Point 2. General Electric Co.United Engineers & Constructors. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Consolidaled Edison Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 975 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 05/1973. Commercial start: 08/1974..
  • Indian Point 3. Westinghouse Electric Corp.United Engineers & Constructors. Westinghouse Electric Corp.New York Power Authority. Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 965 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 04/1976. Commercial start: 08/1976..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buchanan:

  • United States Military Academy (about 10 miles; West Point, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,651)
  • Rockland Community College (about 12 miles; Suffern, NY; FT enrollment: 6,026)
  • Nyack College (about 13 miles; Nyack, NY; FT enrollment: 2,590)
  • SUNY Westchester Community College (about 16 miles; Valhalla, NY; FT enrollment: 10,278)
  • Mercy College (about 17 miles; Dobbs Ferry, NY; FT enrollment: 8,602)
  • Mount Saint Mary College (about 18 miles; Newburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 2,166)
  • SUNY at Purchase College (about 20 miles; Purchase, NY; FT enrollment: 4,415)

Public elementary/middle school in Buchanan:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Buchanan: Buchanan Village Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (B), Village Hall (C), Buchanan Village Hall (D), Buchanan Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Buchanan include: Trinity Methodist Church (A), Saint Christophers Roman Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Marys Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dickey Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Buchanan: Lents Cove Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Westchester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

71.7%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.8%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
10 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
2 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Buchanan:

Marital status in Buchanan, NY
  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

For population 25 years and over in Buchanan:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
New York average:

13.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Buchanan
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Buchanan, NY (based on Westchester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic435,590100
Other75,029114
Mainline Protestant46,854176
Evangelical Protestant28,915209
Black Protestant17,81438
Orthodox5,45816
None339,453-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 417
Westchester County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Westchester County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 71
Westchester County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 111
Westchester County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 904
This county:

9.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Westchester County:

19.1%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.8%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Buchanan:

50.7%
New York:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Buchanan:

48.2%
New York:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
New York:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Buchanan:

21.5%
New York:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Buchanan:

8.4%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Buchanan:

6.9
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.2%
New York:

33.4%

General health condition:
Buchanan:

57.3%
New York:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Buchanan:

78.8%
New York:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Buchanan, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$75,742$129,8430$0
Streets and Highways 5$39,755$95,4121$430
Solid Waste Management 3$21,173$84,6920$0
Financial Administration 3$18,042$72,1680$0
Sewerage 2$25,522$153,1320$0
Water Supply 1$7,777$93,3240$0
Other and Unallocable 1$7,816$93,7920$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,678
Totals for Government 22$195,827$106,8152$2,108

Buchanan government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $406,000 ($181.90)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,578,000 ($1155.02)
    General - Other: $1,800,000 ($806.45)
    Police Protection: $1,078,000 ($482.97)
    Regular Highways: $659,000 ($295.25)
    Sewerage: $606,000 ($271.51)
    Central Staff Services: $305,000 ($136.65)
    General Public Buildings: $300,000 ($134.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $284,000 ($127.24)
    Local Fire Protection: $267,000 ($119.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $251,000 ($112.46)
    Financial Administration: $196,000 ($87.81)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $131,000 ($58.69)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($1.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $44,000 ($19.71)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($3.58)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($2.24)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.90)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,719,000 ($1218.19)

Buchanan government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,215,000 ($544.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $319,000 ($142.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $325,000 ($145.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,758,000 ($1235.66)
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,000 ($9.86)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,736,000 ($1225.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $50,000 ($22.40)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($8.96)
    Other: $4,000 ($1.79)
  • Tax - Property: $1,796,000 ($804.66)
    Other License: $83,000 ($37.19)
    Public Utilities Sales: $18,000 ($8.06)

Buchanan government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,000 ($11.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000 ($9.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000 ($2.24)

Buchanan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $313,000 ($140.23)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,962,000 ($879.03)

4.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($125,099 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
New York average:

4.90%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,937 average AGI)
Westchester County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bronx County, NY  1.06% ($59,595 average AGI)
from New York County, NY  0.73% ($264,722)
from Kings County, NY  0.32% ($142,178)


5.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($154,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
New York average:

5.85%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($4,279 average AGI)
Westchester County:

0.09%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New York County, NY  0.59% ($476,992 average AGI)
to Bronx County, NY  0.57% ($43,856)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.51% ($142,930)

Businesses in Buchanan, NY

  • Baskin-Robbins: 1
  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Buchanan:

  • WLNA (1420 AM; 5 kW; PEEKSKILL, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WVIP (1310 AM; 5 kW; MT. KISCO, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buchanan:

  • WHUD (100.7 FM; PEEKSKILL, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLJP (89.3 FM; MONROE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WDFH (90.3 FM; OSSINING, NY; Owner: WESTCHESTER COUNCIL FOR PUBLIC B/CNG)
  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNYK (88.7 FM; NYACK, NY; Owner: NYACK COLLEGE)
  • WXPK (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFAS-FM (103.9 FM; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • W202AR (88.3 FM; NEWBURGH, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Buchanan:

  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRNN-TV (Channel 62; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: WRNN-TV ASSOCIATES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Buchanan fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Buchanan fatal accident list:

Dec 29, 2018 00:38 AM, Sr-9a Albany Post Rd, Lat: 41.267103, Lon: -73.936467, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 11, 1989 05:18 PM, Bleakley A, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 13, 1988 09:25 AM, Westcheste, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.8mTotal length
  • $2,008,000Total costs
  • 12,747Total average daily traffic
  • 764Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,874Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • James W Palmer, .5 Mi Nw End Of Bleakley Ave N (Lat: 41.263333 Lon: -73.956111), Type: 123.2, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Entergy Nuclear Indian Point 3, LLC, Jpalme1@entergy.Com, , 0551 Littl-e Rock, Phone: (501) 377-5609
  • James W Palmer, .5 Mi Nw End Of Bleakley Ave N (Lat: 41.263333 Lon: -73.956111), Type: 123.2, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Entergy Nuclear Indian Point 3, LLC, Jpalme1@entergy.Com, , 0551 Littl-e Rock, Phone: (501) 377-5609
  • .5 Mi Nw End Of Bleakley Ave N (Lat: 41.263333 Lon: -73.956111), Type: 123.2, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Power Authority Of The State Of New York Dba , Wmiller@ip3gate.Usa.Com, , White- Plains, Phone: (914) 681-6220

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Buchanan, NY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Indian Point Generating Station (Lat: 41.270639 Lon: -73.952361), Structure height: 47.2 m, Overall height: 49.7 m, Call Sign: WNER861,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18925.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/26/2012, Expiration Date: 07/02/2022, Certifier: William F Gill Iv, Registrant: Balch & Bingham, LLP, 1901 Sixth Ave. North, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 226-8769, Email:
  • STATION, Buchanan Service Center Broadway & Bleakley Ave (Lat: 41.264528 Lon: -73.950139), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPTE464,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18585.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/26/2012, Expiration Date: 07/14/2022, Certifier: William F Gill Iv, Registrant: Balch & Bingham, LLP, 1901 Sixth Ave. North, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 226-8769, Email:
  • STATION, Buchanan Service Center Broadway & Bleakley Ave (Lat: 41.263611 Lon: -73.946500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 32.3 m, Overall height: 33.1 m, Call Sign: WGY376,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.14 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/2012, Expiration Date: 07/14/2022, Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5519, Fax: (202) 828-5568, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: K2TGY, Licensee ID: L00901202, Grant Date: 08/05/2004, Expiration Date: 10/04/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/05/2016, Registrant: Richard A Booth Jr, 174 Henry St, Buchanan, NY 10511
  • Call Sign: N2SIZ, Licensee ID: L00527133, Grant Date: 07/26/2012, Expiration Date: 09/01/2022, Certifier: Sheldon A Cole Jr, Registrant: Sheldon A Cole Jr, 150 Lindsey Ave, Buchanan, NY 10511
  • Call Sign: W2TIZ, Grant Date: 10/10/1996, Expiration Date: 10/10/2006, Cancellation Date: 10/11/2008, Registrant: Joseph J Chapyak, 155 Second St, Buchanan, NY 10511
  • Call Sign: KC2HYS, Licensee ID: L00353186, Grant Date: 05/03/2001, Expiration Date: 05/03/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2001, Certifier: Mark K Dugan, Registrant: Mark K Dugan, 217 Albany Post Road, Buchanan, NY 10511
  • Call Sign: KD2JVP, Licensee ID: L01985479, Grant Date: 11/23/2015, Expiration Date: 11/23/2025, Certifier: Robert A Segnit, Registrant: Robert A Segnit, 160 Tate Ave, Buchanan, NY 10511

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$333,25010$273,30027$302,1112$95,0001$30,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$216,0006$299,1670$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$015$359,4000$03$405,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$432,5001$228,0006$281,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$260,0002$281,0001$100,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0140.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$357,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$293,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0140.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Buchanan, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Buchanan, NY - Value
Most common first names in Buchanan, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3572.1 years
Joseph2277.9 years
George1875.0 years
William1873.9 years
Elizabeth1681.1 years
Anna1580.6 years
Robert1464.9 years
Mary1380.0 years
Charles1375.8 years
James1170.8 years
Most common last names in Buchanan, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Conklin1176.2 years
Travis1078.5 years
Gallagher783.2 years
Langer681.7 years
Cole672.7 years
Chapyak581.2 years
Foster582.2 years
Surak578.0 years
Smith580.6 years
Jones461.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Buchanan, NY
  • 49.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 40.2%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Electricity
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Buchanan, NY
  • 51.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 37.2%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Electricity


Buchanan compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Buchanan on our top lists:

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  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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  • Raymond R. Hitney (4)
  • John A. Pershing, Jr. (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2021.