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Total population: 5,531 (Urban population: 5,518 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 13 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,438 (2,149 occupied: 1,286 owner occupied, 863 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

40%
State:

47%

Housing density: 985 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $101,480.


Median contract rent in 2009: $334 (lower quartile is $255, upper quartile is $405)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $365


Median gross rent in Buckhannon, WV in 2009: $450


Housing units in Buckhannon with a mortgage: 571 (16 second mortgage, 56 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 623


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $44,028


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $51,288


Median monthly housing costs: $515





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Buckhannon, West Virginia Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $102,978 (it was $71,500 in 2000)
Buckhannon:

$102,978
West Virginia:

$94,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,542 - $178,411

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $147,876
Here:

$147,876
State:

$134,377

Mobile homes: $22,375
Here:

$22,375
State:

$32,459

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,492
  • In family households: 3,434 (892 male householders, 295 female householders)
    891 spouses, 1,149 children (1,060 natural, 25 adopted, 64 stepchildren), 48 grandchildren, 15 brothers or sisters, 29 parents, 45 other relatives, 70 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,058 (335 male householders (295 living alone)), 602 female householders (535 living alone)), 121 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,222 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 579 2-persons, 306 3-persons, 189 4-persons, 81 5-persons, 32 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 830 1-person, 97 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 4 5-persons.

561 married couples with children.
270 single-parent households (47 men, 223 women).

96.2% of residents of Buckhannon speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English not well).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 69 (1.2%)
(34.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.5

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Buckhannon, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 10
  • 4 rooms: 84
  • 5 rooms: 293
  • 6 rooms: 298
  • 7 rooms: 245
  • 8 rooms: 179
  • 9 or more rooms: 177
  • 1 room: 12
  • 2 rooms: 96
  • 3 rooms: 211
  • 4 rooms: 191
  • 5 rooms: 167
  • 6 rooms: 69
  • 7 rooms: 73
  • 8 rooms: 29
  • 9 or more rooms: 15
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Buckhannon, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 33
  • 2 bedrooms: 249
  • 3 bedrooms: 694
  • 4 bedrooms: 246
  • 5+ bedrooms: 64
  • no bedroom: 23
  • 1 bedroom: 326
  • 2 bedrooms: 227
  • 3 bedrooms: 205
  • 4 bedrooms: 44
  • 5+ bedrooms: 38
Cars and other vehicles available in Buckhannon, West Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 135
  • 1 vehicle: 426
  • 2 vehicles: 495
  • 3 vehicles: 180
  • 4 vehicles: 34
  • 5+ vehicles: 16
  • no vehicle: 221
  • 1 vehicle: 460
  • 2 vehicles: 149
  • 3 vehicles: 23
  • 4 vehicles: 10
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 13
  • 2000 to 2004: 10
  • 1990 to 1999: 185
  • 1980 to 1989: 201
  • 1970 to 1979: 338
  • 1960 to 1969: 341
  • 1950 to 1959: 267
  • 1940 to 1949: 397
  • 1939 or earlier: 544

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Buckhannon, WV house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Buckhannon, WV:

  • Less than $10,000: 7
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 4
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 11
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 6
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 9
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 26
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 24
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 34
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 54
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 67
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 112
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 121
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 122
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 264
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 137
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 84
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 56
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 52
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 18
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 15
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 9
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 4
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 0
  • $1,000,000 or more: 5
 


Buckhannon rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Buckhannon:

  • Less than $100: 8 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 86
  • $200 to $249: 67
  • $250 to $299: 24
  • $300 to $349: 103
  • $350 to $399: 32
  • $400 to $449: 104
  • $450 to $499: 20
  • $500 to $549: 111
  • $550 to $599: 124
  • $600 to $649: 51
  • $650 to $699: 26
  • $700 to $749: 33
  • $750 to $799: 0
  • $800 to $899: 37
  • $900 to $999: 10
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 12
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 89
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 33
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 4
  • 1980 to 1984: 6
  • 1975 to 1979: 11
  • 1970 to 1974: 4
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 11


Buckhannon, WV Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.2%
Number of people working at home: 88 (3.9% of all workers)


Buckhannon commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 256
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 833
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 395
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 183
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 119
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 28
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 83
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 33
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 38
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 108
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 61
  • 90 or more minutes: 47
 


Buckhannon mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,386 (61%)
  • Carpooled: 216 (10%)
  • Taxi: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 553 (24%)
  • Other means: 23 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 88 (4%)
 


Buckhannon, WV household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 481
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 289
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 141
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 175
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 131
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 131
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 134
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 97
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 39
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 161
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 123
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 132
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 71
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 4
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 3
  • $200,000 or more: 12
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 782
 United States or American: 667
 English: 502
 Irish: 399
 Other groups: 348
 Polish: 101
 Italian: 98
 Scotch-Irish: 94
 Scottish: 57
 Swedish: 57
 European: 56
 Dutch: 42
 Russian: 42
 French (except Basque): 36
 British: 27
 French Canadian: 27
 Greek: 24
 Welsh: 23
 Slovak: 22
 Ukrainian: 22
 Swiss: 18
 Subsaharan African:: 11
 African: 11
 Arab:: 9
 Iranian: 6
 Jordanian: 5
 Finnish: 5
 Iraqi: 4


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



  • Japan (28%)
  • United Kingdom (20%)
  • Germany (16%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (9%)
  • Iran (9%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Korea (6%)


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

  • This state: 3600
  • Northeast: 970
  • Midwest: 404
  • South: 577
  • West: 74

51% of Buckhannon residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in West Virginia.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 30
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 7
  • 5th and 6th grade: 15
  • 7th and 8th grade: 90
  • 9th grade: 33
  • 10th grade: 68
  • 11th grade: 52
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 23
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 448
  • Less than 1 year of college: 55
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 206
  • Associate degree: 39
  • Bachelor's degree: 181
  • Master's degree: 92
  • Professional school degree: 37
  • Doctorate degree: 54

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 15
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 4
  • 5th and 6th grade: 20
  • 7th and 8th grade: 130
  • 9th grade: 106
  • 10th grade: 43
  • 11th grade: 43
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 58
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 650
  • Less than 1 year of college: 89
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 158
  • Associate degree: 46
  • Bachelor's degree: 187
  • Master's degree: 175
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 11

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 7.6%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 5.3%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $28,902
  • Black householders: $44,508
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $53,775
  • Asian householders: $2,277
  • Some other race householders: $63,926
  • Two or more races householders: $35,967
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $54,137
Buckhannon household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Buckhannon household income for Black householders
Buckhannon household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Buckhannon household income for Asian householders
Buckhannon household income for Some other race householders
Buckhannon household income for Two or more races householders
Buckhannon household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Buckhannon marital status for males
Buckhannon marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $103,122
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $25,204

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,738
  • One, attached: 16
  • Two: 208
  • 3 or 4: 142
  • 5 to 9: 53
  • 10 to 19: 10
  • 50 or more: 144
  • Mobile homes: 127

Median worth of mobile homes: $38,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Buckhannon:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Buckhannon
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (77.1%)
  • Electricity (20.8%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (70.6%)
  • Electricity (26.5%)
  • No fuel used (1.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.7%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 44
Here:

10.6%
West Virginia:

5.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10
Here:

4.5%
West Virginia:

4.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,216
Here:

91.8%
West Virginia:

15.4%

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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