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People

Total Population 4,401
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 16.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,985
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 46.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,826
% Above Poverty Level 83.7%
% Below Poverty Level 16.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 45%
Median Gross Rent $520
Median House Value $105,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.8%
US/American 0%
English 11%
Irish 13%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Buchanan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles NW of South Bend, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles E of Chicago, Illinois
County Berrien
Metro Area Benton Harbor
Standard Zip Codes 49107
Phone Area Codes 269
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.827
Longitude -86.361

Buchanan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SOUTH BEND RGNL AP
Distance 8.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Station EAU CLAIRE 4 NE
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station PLYMOUTH POWER SUBSTN
Distance 34.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Buchanan, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Glendora (49107)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baroda 871 $51,042
Berrien Springs 1,318 $46,094
Bridgman 1,997 $81,375
Eau Claire 602 $39,643
Galien 562 $46,912
Niles 11,450 $42,964

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Buchanan Public Libraries

Library
Buchanan District Library
117 WEST FRONT STREET
Buchanan, Michigan
(269) 695-3681

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Buchanan High Schools

BUCHANAN HIGH SCHOOL
401 W. CHICAGO STREET
269-695-8403
Serves 501 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.2

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