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Demographics Analysis

The people of Buchanan District, Virginia give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 236

5 to 9 years : 154

10 to 14 years : 212

15 to 17 years : 102

18 and 19 years : 61

20 years : 33

21 years : 61

22 to 24 years : 145

25 to 29 years : 85

30 to 34 years : 89

35 to 39 years : 206

40 to 44 years : 226

45 to 49 years : 294

50 to 54 years : 251

55 to 59 years : 212

60 and 61 years : 108

62 to 64 years : 86

65 and 66 years : 93

67 to 69 years : 34

70 to 74 years : 119

75 to 79 years : 140

80 to 84 years : 34

85 years and over : 14

Female:

Under 5 years : 82

5 to 9 years : 181

10 to 14 years : 298

15 to 17 years : 114

18 and 19 years : 73

20 years : 86

21 years : 98

22 to 24 years : 62

25 to 29 years : 95

30 to 34 years : 126

35 to 39 years : 288

40 to 44 years : 340

45 to 49 years : 228

50 to 54 years : 258

55 to 59 years : 168

60 and 61 years : 86

62 to 64 years : 97

65 and 66 years : 31

67 to 69 years : 94

70 to 74 years : 217

75 to 79 years : 54

80 to 84 years : 90

85 years and over : 52


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 4,575

Multiple ancestry : 571

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 53

Ancestry not reported : 1,014


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 6,107

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 62

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 42

Not a U.S. citizen : 2


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 318

5 to 17 years : 1,061

18 to 24 years : 619

25 to 34 years : 395

35 to 44 years : 1,060

45 to 54 years : 1,031

55 to 59 years : 380

60 and 61 years : 194

62 to 64 years : 183

65 to 74 years : 588

75 years and over : 384

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 287

5 to 17 years : 980

18 to 24 years : 473

25 to 34 years : 264

35 to 44 years : 849

45 to 54 years : 648

55 to 59 years : 221

60 and 61 years : 163

62 to 64 years : 128

65 to 74 years : 471

75 years and over : 368

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 31

5 to 17 years : 81

18 to 24 years : 146

25 to 34 years : 114

35 to 44 years : 168

45 to 54 years : 363

55 to 59 years : 135

60 and 61 years : 31

62 to 64 years : 55

65 to 74 years : 117

75 years and over : 14

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 17

35 to 44 years : 25

45 to 54 years : 20

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 18

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 24

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 2


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,374

Female : 2,478

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 613

Female : 642

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 8

Female : 54

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 44


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Born in state of residence : 4,691

Born in other state in the United States : 1,196

Native: born outside the United States : 45

Foreign born : 26


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 773

Now married, except separated : 2,179

Divorced : 396

Separated : 51

Widowed : 358

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 216

Now married, except separated : 703

Divorced : 156

Separated : 44

Widowed : 68

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 25

Now married, except separated : 37

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 42

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 2


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Speak only English : 5,876

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 3


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Buchanan District, Virginia

  • United States Or American: 1,327   (32.1%)
  • German: 672   (16.3%)
  • English: 644   (15.6%)
  • Other Groups: 437   (10.6%)
  • Irish: 373   (9.0%)
  • Scottish: 169   (4.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 78   (1.9%)
  • Dutch: 75   (1.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 73   (1.8%)
  • European: 49   (1.2%)
  • Polish: 46   (1.1%)
  • Italian: 44   (1.1%)
  • Swedish: 27   (0.7%)
  • Norwegian: 20   (0.5%)
  • Welsh: 13   (0.3%)
  • British: 12   (0.3%)
  • Belgian: 11   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 11   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 9   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 8   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 7   (0.2%)
  • Slavic: 6   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 6   (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 3   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 2   (0.0%)
  • Greek: 2   (0.0%)
  • Subsaharan African: 2   (0.0%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Buchanan District, Virginia is 6,213



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Buchanan District, Virginia: 2,995
Female Population in Buchanan District, Virginia: 3,218


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Buchanan District, Virginia: 42.0
Median Female Resident Age in Buchanan District, Virginia: 42.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Virginia is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Buchanan District, Virginia


White


Both sexes

45.8

Male

45.3

Female

46.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

49.3

Male

50.0

Female

45.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

22.5

Male

34.0

Female

19.5

Asian


Both sexes

46.5

Male

51.5

Female

46.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

54.5

Male

39.5

Female

58.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

31.0

Male

37.5

Female

30.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

35.0

Male

34.5

Female

41.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.9

Male

45.3

Female

46.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Buchanan District, Virginia


  • White: 5,958
  • African American: 145
  • American Indian: 40
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 18
  • Two or More Races: 52



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Buchanan District, Virginia citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Buchanan District, Virginia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 34   (1.85%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (0.49%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 64   (3.48%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 103   (5.6%)
  • 9th Grade: 64   (3.48%)
  • 10th Grade: 119   (6.47%)
  • 11th Grade: 65   (3.53%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 79   (4.29%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 755   (41.03%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 99   (5.38%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 159   (8.64%)
  • Associate Degree: 90   (4.89%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 153   (8.32%)
  • Master's Degree: 22   (1.2%)
  • Professional School Degree: 23   (1.25%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.11%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 13   (0.65%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 15   (0.75%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 11   (0.55%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 119   (5.93%)
  • 9th Grade: 64   (3.19%)
  • 10th Grade: 121   (6.03%)
  • 11th Grade: 76   (3.79%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 80   (3.99%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 809   (40.33%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 145   (7.23%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 205   (10.22%)
  • Associate Degree: 90   (4.49%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 215   (10.72%)
  • Master's Degree: 26   (1.3%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (0.45%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 8   (0.4%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Buchanan District, Virginia

  • Buchanan Elem.


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 255 Schoolhouse Rd, Buchanan, VA 24066, Phone: (540) 254-2084, Students: 317 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Buchanan District, Virginia

  • James River High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 9906 Springwood Rd, Buchanan, VA 24066, Phone: (540) 254-1121, Students: 489 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Buchanan District, Virginia

  • Buchanan Library


    19795 Main Street, Buchanan, VA 24066

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Buchanan District, Virginia


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Buchanan District, Virginia affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Buchanan District, Virginia.

Area Features of Buchanan District, Virginia


Airport


(1) Springwood Airstrip Gliderport  

Bend


(1) Horseshoe Bend  

Bridge


(1) Springwood Truss Bridge  

Building


(1) Buchanan Volunteer Fire Department And Rescue Squad  

Cemetery


(1) Bryant Cemetery   (2) Fairview Cemetery   (3) Mays Cemetery   (4) Ponton Cemetery   (5) Robinson Cemetery   (6) Shafer Cemetery   (7) Watson Cemetery  

Church


(1) Assembly Of God Church   (2) Buchanan Presbyterian Church   (3) Cedar Bluff Church   (4) First Baptist Church   (5) Grace Church   (6) Indian Rock Church   (7) Jackson Church   (8) Jennings Church   (9) Jennings Creek Church   (10) Mount Joy Church   (11) Mount Zion Church   (12) Saint Marks Church   (13) Trinity Episcopal Church   (14) Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church South   (15) Virginia Church  

Civil


(1) Buchanan District   (2) Town Of Buchanan  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 167   (2) Interchange 168  

Dam


(1) Peaks Of Otter Dam  

Gap


(1) Bearwallow Gap   (2) Cartmell Gap   (3) Cherry Orchard Gap   (4) Powell Gap   (5) The Gorge   (6) Wilkerson Gap  

Locale


(1) Cove Mountain Shelter   (2) Fallingwater Overlook   (3) Flat Top Mountain Overlook   (4) Garsts Store Historical   (5) Goose Creek Valley Overlook   (6) Headforemost Mountain Overlook   (7) Indian Rock   (8) Middle Creek Picnic Area   (9) Mills Gap Overlook   (10) North Creek Camping Area   (11) Porters Mountain Overlook   (12) Purgatory Overlook   (13) Royal Ambassador Camp   (14) Sharp Top Overlook  

Mine


(1) Buchanan Quarry Number 1  

Park


(1) Peaks Of Otter Recreation Area  

Pillar


(1) The Pinnacle  

Populated Place


(1) Arcadia   (2) Buchanan   (3) Dillon   (4) Fork Mountain   (5) Greyledge   (6) Harvey   (7) Munford   (8) Pico   (9) Rocky Point   (10) Solitude   (11) Springwood  

Post Office


(1) Buchanan Post Office   (2) Springwood Post Office Historical  

Ridge


(1) Bryant Ridge   (2) Buzzard Ridge   (3) Chair Rock Ridge   (4) Little Cove Mountain   (5) Little Timber Ridge   (6) Mcfalls Ridge   (7) Southside Ridge  

School


(1) Buchanan Elementary School   (2) Buchanan High School   (3) Calvin School Historical   (4) Clifton School Historical   (5) Concord Fire Department   (6) Concord Volunteer Rescue Squad   (7) James River High School  

Spring


(1) Karnes Spring  

Stream


(1) Back Creek   (2) Bearwallow Creek   (3) Chestnut Run   (4) Cove Creek   (5) David Run   (6) Dry Run   (7) Ellis Run   (8) Fallingwater Creek   (9) Jennings Creek   (10) Laurel Run   (11) Little Cove Creek   (12) Long Run   (13) Looney Creek   (14) Mccoglin Branch   (15) Mcfalls Creek   (16) Middle Creek   (17) Mill Creek   (18) North Creek   (19) Penn Branch   (20) Purgatory Creek   (21) Renick Run   (22) Roaring Run   (23) Sales Branch   (24) Spreading Spring Branch   (25) Sprouts Run   (26) Yellowstone Branch  

Summit


(1) Back Creek Mountain   (2) Blue Spring Hill   (3) Chesnut Mountain   (4) Chestnut Mountain   (5) Cove Mountain   (6) Flat Top Mountain   (7) Harkening Hill   (8) Headforemost Mountain   (9) Little Harkening Hill   (10) Lone Field Hill   (11) Peaks Of Otter   (12) Purgatory Mountain   (13) Rich Hill   (14) Round Mountain   (15) The Knob  

Tower


(1) Purgatory Mountain Lookout  

Trail


(1) Cove Mountain Trail   (2) Fallingwater Trail   (3) Flat Top Mountain Trail   (4) Mcfalls Ridge Trail  

Valley


(1) Chair Rock Hollow   (2) Colon Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Buchanan District, Virginia

24066 (pop. 4,546)


Cities Nearby Buchanan District, Virginia

Buchanan Town, VA  (pop. 1,450) 0.3 Miles
Fincastle Town, VA  (pop. 247) 10.5 Miles
Fincastle District, VA  (pop. 6,583) 10.8 Miles
Peaks District, VA  (pop. 7,446) 11.8 Miles
Natural Bridge District, VA  (pop. 3,055) 12.1 Miles
Blue Ridge Cdp, VA  (pop. 3,035) 12.9 Miles
Troutville Town, VA  (pop. 522) 12.9 Miles
Valley District, VA  (pop. 6,518) 14.5 Miles
Laymantown Cdp, VA  (pop. 2,794) 14.6 Miles
Blue Ridge District, VA  (pop. 15,493) 14.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Buchanan District, Virginia

540



Elevation in Buchanan District, Virginia is 843.0 ft. (257.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Buchanan District, Virginia

Lat: 37.528058 N        Long: -79.688386 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Buchanan District, Virginia need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Virginia

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
  Total Electric Industry 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
  Total Electric Industry 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.88 1.72 0.45 1.12 0.00 2.22
  Energy-Only Providers 4.59 4.42 4.52 4.52 0.00 4.53
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.22 2.42 1.09 1.22 0.00 2.86
  Energy-Only Providers 4.50 4.33 4.46 4.46 0.00 4.45
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.22
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.23
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.35 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 5.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.50
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.32 8.63 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 6.47 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.44
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.48 4.08 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.49
  Energy-Only Providers 7.55 7.48 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.55
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.52 0.64 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.37
  Energy-Only Providers 9.60 9.81 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.73
  Full-Service Providers 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86
  Total Electric Industry 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Buchanan District, Virginia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 84   (3.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 83   (3.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 147   (5.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 333   (12.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 342   (12.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 534   (20.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 348   (13.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 177   (6.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 83   (3.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 88   (3.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 23   (0.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 27   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 175   (6.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 229   (8.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,570

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 273

In 3-person carpool : 53

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 18

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 40

Other means : 86

Worked at home : 86


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Less than 5 minutes : 100

5 to 9 minutes : 249

10 to 14 minutes : 209

15 to 19 minutes : 207

20 to 24 minutes : 351

25 to 29 minutes : 314

30 to 34 minutes : 683

35 to 39 minutes : 206

40 to 44 minutes : 235

45 to 59 minutes : 314

60 to 89 minutes : 108

90 or more minutes : 64


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

With Social Security income : 947

No Social Security income : 1,597


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

With retirement income : 429

No retirement income : 2,115


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 28

$10,000 to $14,999 : 62

$15,000 to $19,999 : 127

$20,000 to $24,999 : 108

$25,000 to $29,999 : 67

$30,000 to $34,999 : 106

$35,000 to $39,999 : 79

$40,000 to $44,999 : 104

$45,000 to $49,999 : 58

$50,000 to $59,999 : 222

$60,000 to $74,999 : 280

$75,000 to $99,999 : 305

$100,000 to $124,999 : 134

$125,000 to $149,999 : 44

$150,000 to $199,999 : 16

$200,000 or more : 67


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $56,711


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Buchanan District, Virginia

  • WBRG (1050 AM; 4.0 kW; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Tri-county Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WXCF (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Iron Gate, VA; Owner: Wvjt, Llc)
  • WGMN (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Roanoke, VA; Owner: 3 Daughters Media, Inc.)
  • WOWZ (1290 AM; 10.0 kW; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Perception Media, Inc.)
  • WVGM (1320 AM; 1.0 kW; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: 3 Daughters Media, Inc.)
  • WKEY (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Alleghany, VA; Owner: Wvjt, Llc)
  • WBLT (1350 AM; 5.0 kW; Bedford, VA; Owner: 3 Daughters Media, Inc.)
  • WRIS (1410 AM; 5.0 kW; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Wris Inc.)
  • WREL (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Lexington, VA; Owner: First Media Radio, Llc)
  • WTOY (1480 AM; 5.0 kW; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Ward Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WKBA (1550 AM; 10.0 kW; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Tinker Creek Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WLVA (580 AM; 0.25 kW; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Truth Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WLVA (590 AM; 5.0 kW; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Truth Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5.0 kW; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Mel Wheeler, Inc.)
  • WWWR (910 AM; 1.0 kW; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Perception Media Group, Inc.)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 9.0 kW; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Hubbard's Advertising Agency, Inc.)
  • WFIR (960 AM; 5.0 kW; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Mel Wheeler, Inc.)
  • WFIR (960 AM; 4.8 kW; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Mel Wheeler, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Buchanan District, Virginia

  • WIQO-FM (100.9 FM; Low Moor, VA; Owner: Wvjt, Llc)
  • WZZI (101.5 FM; Cloverdale, VA; Owner: Centennial Licensing, Llc)
  • WSNZ (101.7 FM; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; Low Moor, VA; Owner: Wvjt, Llc)
  • WJJS (104.9 FM; Cloverdale, VA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WLNI (105.9 FM; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Centennial Licensing, Llc)
  • WZBL (106.1 FM; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WMRL (89.9 FM; Lexington, VA; Owner: James Madison University Board Of Visitors)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Alleghany, VA; Owner: Ron Elmore Ministries Inc)
  • WWMC (90.9 FM; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Liberty University, Inc.)
  • WPAR (91.3 FM; Cloverdale, VA; Owner: Positive Alternative Radio, Inc.)
  • WLUR (91.5 FM; Lexington, VA; Owner: Washington And Lee University)
  • WSNV (93.5 FM; Roanoke, VA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; Boones Mill, VA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WWZW (96.7 FM; Buena Vista, VA; Owner: First Media Radio, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Buchanan District, Virginia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 211  (14.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 163  (11.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 185  (12.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 33  (2.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 458  (31.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 378  (28.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 207  (15.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 473  (35.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 7  (0.5%)


(updated 2010)





There are 139 Farms In Buchanan District, Virginia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Buchanan District, Virginia

Bank Of Botetourt - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $310.6k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 10

Branch Banking And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $183.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,843

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Buchanan District, Virginia

  • Roanoke Regional/Woodrum Field


    (about 21.1 miles in Roanoke, Virginia; Airport Code: ROA)

  • Lynchburg Regional/Preston Glenn Field


    (about 30.1 miles in Lynchburg, Virginia; Airport Code: LYH)

  • Ingalls Field


    (about 30.3 miles in Hot Springs, Virginia; Airport Code: HSP)

  • Greenbrier Valley


    (about 45.1 miles in Lewisburg, West Virginia; Airport Code: LWB)

  • Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive


    (about 45.3 miles in Blacksburg, Virginia; Airport Code: BCB)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Buchanan District, Virginia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

81.77%

Carpooled

13.93%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.36%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.15%

Walked

0.77%

Other Means

0.47%

Worked At Home

2.55%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Buchanan District, Virginia, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,452

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 109

Female householder, no husband present : 246

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 642

Householder not living alone : 95


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 17

Male householder and female partner : 26

Female householder and female partner : 14

Female householder and male partner : 27

All other households : 2,460


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,318

Renter-occupied housing units : 134

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 55

Renter-occupied housing units : 54

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 138

Renter-occupied housing units : 108

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 537

Renter-occupied housing units : 200


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 104

$10,000 to $14,999 : 135

$15,000 to $19,999 : 211

$20,000 to $24,999 : 203

$25,000 to $29,999 : 140

$30,000 to $34,999 : 113

$35,000 to $39,999 : 143

$40,000 to $44,999 : 126

$45,000 to $49,999 : 94

$50,000 to $59,999 : 277

$60,000 to $74,999 : 340

$75,000 to $99,999 : 338

$100,000 to $124,999 : 148

$125,000 to $149,999 : 44

$150,000 to $199,999 : 18

$200,000 or more : 110


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Total : 2,997


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Occupied : 2,544

Vacant : 453


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : 29

Built 2000 to 2004 : 261

Built 1990 to 1999 : 583

Built 1980 to 1989 : 381

Built 1970 to 1979 : 368

Built 1960 to 1969 : 338

Built 1950 to 1959 : 127

Built 1940 to 1949 : 311

Built 1939 or earlier : 599


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Utility gas : 91

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 283

Electricity : 1,325

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 600

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 233

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 12

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 82

$10,000 to $14,999 : 25

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3

$20,000 to $24,999 : 59

$25,000 to $29,999 : 20

$30,000 to $34,999 : 39

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 174

$60,000 to $69,999 : 92

$70,000 to $79,999 : 101

$80,000 to $89,999 : 113

$90,000 to $99,999 : 59

$100,000 to $124,999 : 246

$125,000 to $149,999 : 193

$150,000 to $174,999 : 88

$175,000 to $199,999 : 84

$200,000 to $249,999 : 216

$250,000 to $299,999 : 121

$300,000 to $399,999 : 194

$400,000 to $499,999 : 84

$500,000 to $749,999 : 47

$750,000 to $999,999 : 8

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 39

Home equity loan only : 206

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 4

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 928

Housing units without a mortgage : 871


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Buchanan District, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : $319,400

Built 2000 to 2004 : $162,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $153,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $161,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $136,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $87,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $119,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $80,200

Built 1939 or earlier : $91,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Buchanan District, Virginia: 69.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Virginia: 67.0%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Buchanan District, VA): $37,176
Median Household Income In 2000 (Virginia): $46,677


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Buchanan District): $92,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Virginia): $118,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Buchanan District): $426
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Virginia): $650


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Buchanan District, Virginia

Utility Gas: 0.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 11.8%
Electricity: 40.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 32.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.2%
Wood: 13.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Buchanan District, Virginia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Buchanan District, Virginia

Stonewall Jackson Hosp Hm Hlth


     Address: 130 Walker Street Suite C, Lexington, Virginia 24450
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 11/10/1983

Generation Solutions


     Address: 4502 Starkey Road Sw, Suite 9, Roanoke, Virginia 24014
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/9/2006

Interim Hlthcare-danville


     Address: 2747 Penn Forest Boulevard Sw, Roanoke, Virginia 24018
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/9/2001

Amedisys Home Health Of Roanoke


     Address: 5221 Valley Park Drive Suite 3, Roanoke, Virginia 24019
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/1/1983

Interim Healthcare Of Roanoke


     Address: 2747 Penn Forest Blvd, Roanoke, Virginia 24018
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/7/1985

Hospitals Close To Buchanan District, Virginia

Bedford Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1613 Oakwood Street Box 688, Bedford, Virginia 24523
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Stonewall Jackson Hospital


     Address: 1 Health Circle, Lexington, Virginia 24450
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Alleghany Regional Hospital


     Address: One Arh Lane, Low Moor, Virginia 24457
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Carilion Medical Center


     Address: 1906 Belleview Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia 24033
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Lewis-gale Medical Center


     Address: 1900 Electric Road, Salem, Virginia 24153
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Buchanan District, Virginia

Brian Center Health And Rehabilitation


     Address: 188 Old Fincastle Road, Fincastle, Virginia 24090
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 52
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Carrington Place At Botetourt Commons


     Address: 290 Commons Parkway, Daleville, Virginia 24083
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Oakwood Manor Bedford Mem


     Address: 1613 Oakwood Street, Bedford, Virginia 24523
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 102
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Woodlands,the


     Address: 1000 Fairview Heights, Clifton Forge, Virginia 24422
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Golden Livingcenter-alleghany


     Address: 1725 Main Street, Clifton Forge, Virginia 24422
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 100
     Percent Occupied: 95%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Buchanan District, Virginia

Name: North Anna
Address: PO Box 402; Mineral, VA 23117-0402
Distance: 104 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Buchanan District, Virginia

    Retired Workers: 695
    Disabled Workers: 185
    Widowers Workers: 95
    Spouses Workers: 40
    Children Workers: 75


(updated 2007)



Botetourt County, Virginia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 30.39%
  • Bush & Cheney 68.78%
  • Other 0.83%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Buchanan District, Virginia citizens.

Relocation to Botetourt County, VA

8.57 % of Botetourt County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $54,315

Virginia Average 11.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Botetourt County, VA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Roanoke , VA 1.89 % ($36,217 AGI )
  • Roanoke County , VA 1.65 % ($58,291 AGI )
  • Bedford County , VA 0.60 % ($46,693 AGI )

Relocation away from Botetourt County, VA

7.42 % of Botetourt County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $43,221

Virginia Average 10.78 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Botetourt County, VA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Roanoke , VA 1.68 % ($33,430 AGI )
  • Roanoke County , VA 1.66 % ($37,686 AGI )
  • Bedford County , VA 0.57 % ($35,229 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Virginia

Low Bracket: $3,000 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $17,000 (5.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Virginia

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Buchanan District, Virginia is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Buchanan District, Virginia

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
06/01/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/01/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $2K --
07/03/2006, 12:00 pm 0 0 $20K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Buchanan District, Virginia directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Virginia

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
13,211 12,152 15,000 4,618 17,110 16,891 18,728 19,137 20,081 20,902


(updated 2014)



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