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People

Total Population 1,098
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 19.4%
Employed Population 16+ 591
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 47.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,727
% Above Poverty Level 94.4%
% Below Poverty Level 5.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.5%
Median Gross Rent $829
Median House Value $139,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.7%
US/American 0%
English 18.9%
Irish 14%

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

Buchanan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles NE of Roanoke, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 134 miles NW of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Botetourt
Metro Area Roanoke
Standard Zip Codes 24066
Phone Area Codes 540
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.527
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)

Station BUCHANAN
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 45 F
Apr Temp 40 to 71 F
Jul Temp 64 to 90 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Station ROANOKE WOODRUM AP
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 45 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
Station GATHRIGHT DAM
Distance 32.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 60 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lithia (24066)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bedford 6,522 $52,155
Fincastle 374 $100,893
Glasgow 1,362 $50,119
Iron Gate 354 $41,250
Troutville 551 $55,417
Vinton 8,162 $52,149

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

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Buchanan High Schools

JAMES RIVER HIGH
9906 SPRINGWOOD RD
540-254-1121
Serves 486 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

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