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Demographics Analysis

The people of Buchanan Town, 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 Town, Virginia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 26

5 to 9 years : 52

10 to 14 years : 46

15 to 17 years : 32

18 and 19 years : 7

20 years : 22

21 years : 12

22 to 24 years : 19

25 to 29 years : 20

30 to 34 years : 64

35 to 39 years : 24

40 to 44 years : 80

45 to 49 years : 24

50 to 54 years : 44

55 to 59 years : 28

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 34

65 and 66 years : 6

67 to 69 years : 7

70 to 74 years : 23

75 to 79 years : 20

80 to 84 years : 13

85 years and over : 6

Female:

Under 5 years : 7

5 to 9 years : 76

10 to 14 years : 56

15 to 17 years : 45

18 and 19 years : 20

20 years : 10

21 years : 16

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 44

30 to 34 years : 58

35 to 39 years : 57

40 to 44 years : 129

45 to 49 years : 42

50 to 54 years : 50

55 to 59 years : 15

60 and 61 years : 12

62 to 64 years : 28

65 and 66 years : 18

67 to 69 years : 34

70 to 74 years : 43

75 to 79 years : 11

80 to 84 years : 23

85 years and over : 26


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Buchanan Town, Virginia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,247

Multiple ancestry : 89

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 15

Ancestry not reported : 99


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,430

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 18

Not a U.S. citizen : 2


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Buchanan Town, Virginia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 33

5 to 17 years : 307

18 to 24 years : 106

25 to 34 years : 186

35 to 44 years : 290

45 to 54 years : 160

55 to 59 years : 43

60 and 61 years : 33

62 to 64 years : 62

65 to 74 years : 131

75 years and over : 99

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 33

5 to 17 years : 297

18 to 24 years : 53

25 to 34 years : 151

35 to 44 years : 189

45 to 54 years : 109

55 to 59 years : 27

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 47

65 to 74 years : 104

75 years and over : 83

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 10

18 to 24 years : 53

25 to 34 years : 35

35 to 44 years : 83

45 to 54 years : 51

55 to 59 years : 16

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 15

65 to 74 years : 27

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 : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

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 : 0

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 Town, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 484

Female : 625

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 146

Female : 175

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 20


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Buchanan Town, Virginia)

Born in state of residence : 1,001

Born in other state in the United States : 292

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 2


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 180

Now married, except separated : 400

Divorced : 168

Separated : 7

Widowed : 101

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 84

Now married, except separated : 149

Divorced : 44

Separated : 10

Widowed : 24

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 18

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 2


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,411

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 3


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Buchanan Town, Virginia

  • United States Or American: 313   (30.9%)
  • German: 161   (15.9%)
  • Other Groups: 140   (13.8%)
  • English: 106   (10.5%)
  • Irish: 101   (10.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 50   (4.9%)
  • Dutch: 35   (3.5%)
  • Scottish: 29   (2.9%)
  • Polish: 18   (1.8%)
  • Italian: 18   (1.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 9   (0.9%)
  • Welsh: 6   (0.6%)
  • British: 4   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 4   (0.4%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 3   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 3   (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Subsaharan African: 2   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 2   (0.2%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 2   (0.2%)
  • European: 2   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Buchanan Town, Virginia is 1,450



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Buchanan Town, Virginia: 630
Female Population in Buchanan Town, Virginia: 820


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Buchanan Town, Virginia: 38.6
Median Female Resident Age in Buchanan Town, Virginia: 40.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Virginia is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Buchanan Town, Virginia


White


Both sexes

42.9

Male

41.0

Female

45.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

58.8

Male

57.5

Female

62.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

36.0

Male

52.5

Female

19.5

Asian


Both sexes

72.5

Male

0.0

Female

72.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

31.0

Male

29.0

Female

33.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.5

Male

25.5

Female

25.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.0

Male

41.1

Female

45.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Buchanan Town, Virginia


  • White: 1,295
  • African American: 117
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 18
  • Two or More Races: 20



(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 Town, Virginia citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 4   (0.94%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 19   (4.45%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 24   (5.62%)
  • 9th Grade: 9   (2.11%)
  • 10th Grade: 37   (8.67%)
  • 11th Grade: 25   (5.85%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 10   (2.34%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 169   (39.58%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 32   (7.49%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 50   (11.71%)
  • Associate Degree: 17   (3.98%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 23   (5.39%)
  • Master's Degree: 6   (1.41%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.47%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 7   (1.52%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 4   (0.87%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 19   (4.12%)
  • 9th Grade: 28   (6.07%)
  • 10th Grade: 18   (3.9%)
  • 11th Grade: 16   (3.47%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 16   (3.47%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 206   (44.69%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 37   (8.03%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 51   (11.06%)
  • Associate Degree: 16   (3.47%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 34   (7.38%)
  • Master's Degree: 6   (1.3%)
  • Professional School Degree: 3   (0.65%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





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

  • Buchanan Library


    19795 Main Street, Buchanan, VA 24066

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Buchanan Town, Virginia


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Buchanan Town, 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 Town, Virginia.

Area Features of Buchanan Town, 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 Town, Virginia

24066 (pop. 4,546)


Cities Nearby Buchanan Town, Virginia

Buchanan District, VA  (pop. 6,213) 0.3 Miles
Fincastle Town, VA  (pop. 247) 10.7 Miles
Fincastle District, VA  (pop. 6,583) 11.2 Miles
Peaks District, VA  (pop. 7,446) 11.5 Miles
Natural Bridge District, VA  (pop. 3,055) 11.9 Miles
Blue Ridge Cdp, VA  (pop. 3,035) 12.9 Miles
Troutville Town, VA  (pop. 522) 13.0 Miles
Valley District, VA  (pop. 6,518) 14.6 Miles
Laymantown Cdp, VA  (pop. 2,794) 14.6 Miles
Blue Ridge District, VA  (pop. 15,493) 14.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Buchanan Town, Virginia

540



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





Latitude/Longitude of Buchanan Town, Virginia

Lat: 37.525177 N        Long: -79.683405 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Buchanan Town, 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 Town, Virginia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 37   (6.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 27   (4.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 47   (8.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 64   (10.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 86   (14.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 68   (11.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 77   (13.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 40   (6.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 29   (4.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 14   (2.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 12   (2.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 6   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 45   (7.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 34   (5.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Buchanan Town, Virginia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 616

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 62

In 3-person carpool : 3

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 : 13

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 0


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Buchanan Town, Virginia)

Less than 5 minutes : 55

5 to 9 minutes : 68

10 to 14 minutes : 65

15 to 19 minutes : 6

20 to 24 minutes : 47

25 to 29 minutes : 96

30 to 34 minutes : 196

35 to 39 minutes : 32

40 to 44 minutes : 37

45 to 59 minutes : 68

60 to 89 minutes : 23

90 or more minutes : 19


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 243

No Social Security income : 380


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 75

No retirement income : 548


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Buchanan Town, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 18

$10,000 to $14,999 : 11

$15,000 to $19,999 : 57

$20,000 to $24,999 : 11

$25,000 to $29,999 : 32

$30,000 to $34,999 : 34

$35,000 to $39,999 : 12

$40,000 to $44,999 : 33

$45,000 to $49,999 : 14

$50,000 to $59,999 : 45

$60,000 to $74,999 : 50

$75,000 to $99,999 : 64

$100,000 to $124,999 : 12

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $44,615


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Buchanan Town, 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 Town, 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 Town, Virginia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 35  (11.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 37  (11.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 40  (12.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (1.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 83  (26.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 75  (26.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 55  (19.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 98  (34.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 3  (1.1%)


(updated 2010)





There are 139 Farms In Buchanan Town, Virginia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Buchanan Town, 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 Town, Virginia

  • Roanoke Regional/Woodrum Field


    (about 21.2 miles in Roanoke, Virginia; Airport Code: ROA)

  • Lynchburg Regional/Preston Glenn Field


    (about 29.8 miles in Lynchburg, Virginia; Airport Code: LYH)

  • Ingalls Field


    (about 30.6 miles in Hot Springs, Virginia; Airport Code: HSP)

  • Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive


    (about 45.4 miles in Blacksburg, Virginia; Airport Code: BCB)

  • Greenbrier Valley


    (about 45.4 miles in Lewisburg, West Virginia; Airport Code: LWB)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Buchanan Town, Virginia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

79.36%

Carpooled

14.43%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.17%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.67%

Walked

2.85%

Other Means

0.84%

Worked At Home

1.68%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Buchanan Town, 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 Town, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 279

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 30

Female householder, no husband present : 103

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 188

Householder not living alone : 23


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 3

Male householder and female partner : 6

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 614


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Buchanan Town, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 209

Renter-occupied housing units : 70

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 10

Renter-occupied housing units : 20

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 56

Renter-occupied housing units : 47

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 163

Renter-occupied housing units : 48


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Buchanan Town, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 42

$10,000 to $14,999 : 29

$15,000 to $19,999 : 74

$20,000 to $24,999 : 42

$25,000 to $29,999 : 63

$30,000 to $34,999 : 33

$35,000 to $39,999 : 43

$40,000 to $44,999 : 32

$45,000 to $49,999 : 33

$50,000 to $59,999 : 75

$60,000 to $74,999 : 53

$75,000 to $99,999 : 71

$100,000 to $124,999 : 12

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 9

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Buchanan Town, Virginia)

Total : 727


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Buchanan Town, Virginia)

Occupied : 623

Vacant : 104


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Buchanan Town, Virginia)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Buchanan Town, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : 3

Built 2000 to 2004 : 34

Built 1990 to 1999 : 143

Built 1980 to 1989 : 59

Built 1970 to 1979 : 82

Built 1960 to 1969 : 68

Built 1950 to 1959 : 53

Built 1940 to 1949 : 94

Built 1939 or earlier : 191


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Buchanan Town, Virginia)

Utility gas : 11

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 42

Electricity : 278

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 221

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 71

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Buchanan Town, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 8

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 2

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 36

$60,000 to $69,999 : 17

$70,000 to $79,999 : 44

$80,000 to $89,999 : 61

$90,000 to $99,999 : 38

$100,000 to $124,999 : 25

$125,000 to $149,999 : 64

$150,000 to $174,999 : 35

$175,000 to $199,999 : 27

$200,000 to $249,999 : 35

$250,000 to $299,999 : 15

$300,000 to $399,999 : 6

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 22

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Buchanan Town, 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 : 5

Home equity loan only : 24

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 4

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 227

Housing units without a mortgage : 178


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $166,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $140,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $150,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $132,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $89,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $162,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $83,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $91,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Buchanan Town, Virginia: 62.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Virginia: 67.0%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Buchanan Town, VA): $32,500
Median Household Income In 2000 (Virginia): $46,677


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Buchanan Town): $75,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Virginia): $118,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Buchanan Town): $476
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Virginia): $650


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Buchanan Town, Virginia

Utility Gas: 0.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 10.4%
Electricity: 32.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 45.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.7%
Wood: 10.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(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 Town, Virginia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Buchanan Town, 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 Town, 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 Town, 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 Town, Virginia

Name: North Anna
Address: PO Box 402; Mineral, VA 23117-0402
Distance: 103 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Buchanan Town, 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 Town, 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 Town, Virginia is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Buchanan Town, 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 Town, 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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