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Total population: 1,171 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,256 (12 farm, 1,244 nonfarm))

Houses: 581 (479 occupied: 359 owner occupied, 118 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

25%
State:

35%

Housing density: 240 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $165,032.

Median contract rent in 2016: $363 (lower quartile is $303, upper quartile is $400)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $704


Median gross rent in Buchanan, VA in 2016: $476

Housing units in Buchanan with a mortgage: 189 (5 second mortgage, 39 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 172

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $75,382

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $35,777

Median monthly housing costs: $712


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Buchanan, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $142,734 (it was $75,900 in 2000)
Buchanan:

$142,734
Virginia:

$264,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,435 - $180,715

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $153,440
Here:

$153,440
State:

$352,970

Mobile homes: $568,794
Here:

$568,794
State:

$68,737
Median year house/condo built: 1954

Median year apartment built: 1981

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,107
  • In family households: 888 (180 male householders, 109 female householders)
    203 spouses, 328 children (307 natural, 0 adopted, 21 stepchildren), 31 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 11 parents, 2 other relatives, 16 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 220 (86 male householders (86 living alone)), 103 female householders (92 living alone)), 30 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 112 2-persons, 89 3-persons, 64 4-persons, 21 5-persons, 2 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 178 1-person, 5 2-persons, 5 4-persons.

155 married couples with children.
73 single-parent households (35 men, 38 women).

96.0% of residents of Buchanan speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English well, 34% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 28 (2.5%)
(53.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Buchanan, Virginia:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 181 bedroom
  • 932 bedrooms
  • 1593 bedrooms
  • 644 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Buchanan population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buchanan, Virginia:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 31 bedroom
  • 702 bedrooms
  • 413 bedrooms
  • 34 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Buchanan population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Buchanan in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 28no vehicle
  • 1041 vehicle
  • 1202 vehicles
  • 683 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Buchanan population

Cars and other vehicles available in Buchanan in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 451 vehicle
  • 352 vehicles
  • 203 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Buchanan population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Buchanan, Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 564 rooms
  • 675 rooms
  • 916 rooms
  • 767 rooms
  • 288 rooms
  • 369+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Buchanan population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buchanan, Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 33 rooms
  • 534 rooms
  • 305 rooms
  • 226 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 38 rooms
  • 59+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Buchanan population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Buchanan, VA household income distribution

  • Buchanan, VA household income distribution
  • 23Less than $10,000
  • 33$10,000 to $14,999
  • 18$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 10$25,000 to $29,999
  • 32$30,000 to $34,999
  • 58$35,000 to $39,999
  • 29$40,000 to $44,999
  • 8$45,000 to $49,999
  • 48$50,000 to $59,999
  • 71$60,000 to $74,999
  • 64$75,000 to $99,999
  • 19$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 19$150,000 to $199,999
  • 21$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Buchanan, VA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Buchanan, VA
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 25$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4$70,000 to $79,999
  • 17$80,000 to $89,999
  • 18$90,000 to $99,999
  • 41$100,000 to $124,999
  • 47$125,000 to $149,999
  • 73$150,000 to $174,999
  • 21$175,000 to $199,999
  • 9$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3$300,000 to $399,999
  • 20$400,000 to $499,999
  • 5$500,000 to $749,999
  • 11$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Buchanan, VA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Buchanan, VA
  • 4$300 to $349
  • 7$400 to $449
  • 17$450 to $499
  • 12$500 to $549
  • 23$600 to $649
  • 6$650 to $699
  • 4$700 to $749
  • 7$750 to $799
  • 28No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 32010 or later
  • 252000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 2Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Buchanan population
Buchanan commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 50
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 70
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 27
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 46
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 31
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 170
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 45
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 16
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 57
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 32
  • 90 or more minutes: 20
Buchanan, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 58.6%
Number of people working at home: 17 (2.9% of all workers)

Buchanan mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 469 (90%)
  • Carpooled: 32 (6%)
  • Walked: 3 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 17 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 191
 German: 61
 Irish: 52
 English: 42
 European: 13
 Scotch-Irish: 12
 Belgian: 10
 Italian: 10
 African: 9
 Iranian: 8
 Scottish: 5
 Norwegian: 3
 Dutch: 2
 French (except Basque): 2
 Polish: 1

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

  • 82%El Salvador
  • 18%Iran
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway

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

  • This state: 819
  • Other state: 226
  • Northeast: 53
  • Midwest: 21
  • South: 126
  • West: 23

95% of Buchanan residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in Virginia.

Buchanan:

94.8%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2
  • 7th and 8th grade: 14
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 29
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 179
  • Less than 1 year of college: 18
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 61
  • Associate degree: 8
  • Bachelor's degree: 42
  • Master's degree: 34
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 27
  • 11th grade: 13
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 160
  • Less than 1 year of college: 30
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 37
  • Associate degree: 18
  • Bachelor's degree: 30
  • Master's degree: 43
  • Professional school degree: 9
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 1.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 28.8%Females
Buchanan marital status for males
Buchanan marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 426
  • One, attached: 8
  • Two: 10
  • 3 or 4: 39
  • 5 to 9: 11
  • 10 to 19: 10
  • Mobile homes: 76

Median worth of mobile homes: $1,291,667

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Buchanan:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Buchanan
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (63.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.7%)
  • Wood (3.6%)
  • Utility gas (2.2%)
  • Electricity (72.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.3%)
  • Wood (5.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Virginia:

10.7%

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

0.0%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Virginia:

19.9%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)