Demographics

People

Total Population1,179
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens19.4%
Employed Population 16+622
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married52.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.7%
Median Earnings25+$40,686
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,304

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,125
% Above Poverty Level88%
% Below Poverty Level12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.6%
Median Gross Rent$772
Median House Value$123,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.6%
German13.4%
Irish10.6%
English6.6%
Polish2.4%
Scottish1.2%
French Except Basque1.2%
Italian0.9%
Belgian0.9%
Welsh0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Greek0.3%
Dutch0.3%
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Buchanan Almanac

CategoryValue
County Botetourt County
Standard Zip Codes24066
Phone Area Codes540
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude37.52
Approximate Longitude-79.68

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)

StationBUCHANAN
Distance0.5 miles
Jan Temp24 to 45 F
Apr Temp40 to 71 F
Jul Temp64 to 90 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip42.3 inches
StationROANOKE WOODRUM AP
Distance21.5 miles
Jan Temp27 to 45 F
Apr Temp44 to 68 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 69 F
Annual Precip42.4 inches
StationGATHRIGHT DAM
Distance32.8 miles
Jan Temp21 to 41 F
Apr Temp38 to 65 F
Jul Temp60 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 67 F
Annual Precip38.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bedford6,527$62,332
Fincastle411$59,375
Glasgow1,487$45,893
Iron Gate262$44,375
Troutville455$52,750
Vinton8,074$61,023

Buchanan Public Schools

Buchanan Elem
255 Schoolhouse Rd
ZIP: 24066
(540) 254-2084
Primary
Total Enrollment 288
James River High
9906 Springwood Rd
ZIP: 24066
(540) 254-1121
High
Total Enrollment 578
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