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Demographics

People

Total Population1,094
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens18.2%
Employed Population 16+574
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married49.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.4%
Median Earnings25+$37,000
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$11,912
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,139

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,333
% Above Poverty Level93.7%
% Below Poverty Level6.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone36.4%
Median Gross Rent$725
Median House Value$134,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.5%
German17%
English12.4%
Irish11.5%
Italian1.7%
Scottish1.6%
Polish1.4%
Belgian1.2%
African1.1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Iranian0.8%
Norwegian0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Dutch0.6%
Canadian0.5%
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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
Bedford6,543$60,331
Fincastle421$66,250
Glasgow1,221$54,063
Iron Gate321$47,727
Troutville520$56,563
Vinton8,170$56,131
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Buchanan Public Schools

Buchanan Elem
255 Schoolhouse Rd
(540) 254-2084
Primary
Total Enrollment 304
James River High
9906 Springwood Rd
(540) 254-1121
High
Total Enrollment 526
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