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Total population: 1,229 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,229 (12 farm, 1,217 nonfarm))

Buchanan,VA index of house prices


Houses: 586 (549 occupied: 415 owner occupied, 134 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

30%

Housing density: 242 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $310,495.


Median contract rent in 2009: $478 (lower quartile is $320, upper quartile is $595)


Median gross rent in Buchanan, VA in 2009: $695


Housing units in Buchanan with a mortgage: 195 (17 second mortgage, 21 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 157


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $56,500


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $28,036


Median monthly housing costs: $629





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Buchanan, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $112,448 (it was $75,900 in 2000)
Buchanan:

$112,448
Virginia:

$252,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $87,598 - $161,118

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $174,440
Here:

$174,440
State:

$330,816

Mobile homes: $51,079
Here:

$51,079
State:

$37,843

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,256
  • In family households: 1,061 (276 male householders, 87 female householders)
    275 spouses, 327 children (296 natural, 11 adopted, 20 stepchildren), 26 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 11 other relatives, 44 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 195 (65 male householders (44 living alone)), 96 female householders (92 living alone)), 34 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 183 2-persons, 80 3-persons, 64 4-persons, 32 5-persons, 4 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 136 1-person, 23 2-persons, 2 3-persons.

171 married couples with children.
56 single-parent households (12 men, 44 women).

98.2% of residents of Buchanan speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 10 (0.8%)
(20.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Buchanan, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 56
  • 5 rooms: 116
  • 6 rooms: 116
  • 7 rooms: 61
  • 8 rooms: 36
  • 9 or more rooms: 28
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 8
  • 4 rooms: 62
  • 5 rooms: 37
  • 6 rooms: 16
  • 7 rooms: 3
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9 or more rooms: 5
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Buchanan, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 128
  • 3 bedrooms: 229
  • 4 bedrooms: 47
  • 5+ bedrooms: 9
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 14
  • 2 bedrooms: 73
  • 3 bedrooms: 34
  • 4 bedrooms: 10
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3
Cars and other vehicles available in Buchanan, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 39
  • 1 vehicle: 98
  • 2 vehicles: 174
  • 3 vehicles: 60
  • 4 vehicles: 37
  • 5+ vehicles: 7
  • no vehicle: 18
  • 1 vehicle: 74
  • 2 vehicles: 36
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 3
  • 2000 to 2004: 34
  • 1990 to 1999: 143
  • 1980 to 1989: 59
  • 1970 to 1979: 82
  • 1960 to 1969: 68
  • 1950 to 1959: 53
  • 1940 to 1949: 94
  • 1939 or earlier: 191

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Buchanan, VA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Buchanan, VA:

  • Less than $10,000: 8
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 4
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 4
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 7
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 8
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 3
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 1
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 5
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 14
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 17
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 13
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 10
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 9
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 28
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 46
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 67
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 64
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 53
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 27
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 18
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 2
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 2
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 2
  • $1,000,000 or more: 1
 


Buchanan rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Buchanan:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 0
  • $200 to $249: 8
  • $250 to $299: 15
  • $300 to $349: 0
  • $350 to $399: 6
  • $400 to $449: 0
  • $450 to $499: 14
  • $500 to $549: 8
  • $550 to $599: 3
  • $600 to $649: 22
  • $650 to $699: 10
  • $700 to $749: 42
  • $750 to $799: 11
  • $800 to $899: 17
  • $900 to $999: 14
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 0
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 15
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2
  • 1990 to 1994: 6
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 2


Buchanan, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 55.0%
Number of people working at home: 10 (1.7% of all workers)


Buchanan commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 47
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 103
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 43
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 18
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 55
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 21
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 135
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 32
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 42
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 59
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 20
  • 90 or more minutes: 11
 


Buchanan mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 473 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 86 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (1%)
  • Walked: 17 (3%)
  • Other means: 5 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 10 (2%)
 


Buchanan, VA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 46
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 23
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 65
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 51
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 51
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 43
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 45
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 29
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 33
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 49
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 39
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 34
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 10
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 4
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 2
  • $200,000 or more: 0
 

First ancestries reported:

 United States or American: 313
 Other groups: 127
 German: 105
 English: 82
 Irish: 70
 Scotch-Irish: 35
 Dutch: 18
 Scottish: 13
 Italian: 11
 Polish: 9
 French (except Basque): 4
 Belgian: 4
 British: 4
 European: 2
 Greek: 2
 Canadian: 2
 Subsaharan African:: 2
 African: 2
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 2
 Dutch West Indian: 2
 Czechoslovakian: 1


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (60%)
  • Ireland (20%)
  • Canada (20%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 969
  • Northeast: 66
  • Midwest: 55
  • South: 151
  • West: 5

60% of Buchanan residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Virginia.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 19
  • 7th and 8th grade: 24
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 37
  • 11th grade: 25
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 10
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 169
  • Less than 1 year of college: 32
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 50
  • Associate degree: 17
  • Bachelor's degree: 23
  • Master's degree: 6
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 2

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 7
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 4
  • 7th and 8th grade: 19
  • 9th grade: 28
  • 10th grade: 18
  • 11th grade: 16
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 16
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 206
  • Less than 1 year of college: 37
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 51
  • Associate degree: 16
  • Bachelor's degree: 34
  • Master's degree: 6
  • Professional school degree: 3
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 3.8%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 2.7%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 29.4%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 0.0%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $43,058
  • Black householders: $25,350
  • Asian householders: $42,018
  • Some other race householders: $41,879
  • Two or more races householders: $8,267
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $42,960
Buchanan household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Buchanan household income for Black householders

Buchanan marital status for males
Buchanan marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $120,448
  • Black or African American householders: $55,557
  • Two or more races householders: $135,856

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 443
  • Two: 27
  • 3 or 4: 27
  • 5 to 9: 11
  • 20 to 49: 3
  • Mobile homes: 75

Median worth of mobile homes: $60,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago


Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Buchanan:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Buchanan
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (47.5%)
  • Electricity (28.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.0%)
  • Wood (9.9%)
  • Utility gas (1.0%)
  • Coal or coke (1.0%)
  • Electricity (45.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (37.3%)
  • Wood (11.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.2%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 8
Here:

5.8%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

26.7%
Virginia:

20.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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