Buchanan, Virginia Population 2020

1,171
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Buchanan is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 1,171, it is the 129th largest city in Virginia and the 9688th largest city in the United States. Buchanan is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -0.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,178 in 2010. Buchanan reached it's highest population of 1,176 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Buchanan has a population density of 538 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buchanan is $66,231 with a poverty rate of 12.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $772 per month, and the median house value is $123,100. The median age in Buchanan is 40.2 years, 41.3 years for males, and 38.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.6 males.

Buchanan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Buchanan was:

  • White: 90.67%
  • Two or more races: 3.82%
  • Black or African American: 2.97%
  • Other race: 2.54%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Buchanan, Virginia is 1,171, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,171.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,178.

Buchanan, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,06990.67%
Two or More Races453.82%
Black or African American352.97%
Some Other Race302.54%
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Buchanan Population Pyramid 2020

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Buchanan Median Age

40.2


Total

41.3


Male

38.9


Female

Buchanan Adults

There are 937 adults, (229 of whom are seniors) in Buchanan.

Buchanan Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Buchanan Sex Ratio

Female

612

51.91%

Male

567

48.09%

Buchanan Households and Families

Buchanan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buchanan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female90%10%
Non Family82%18%
Male78.9%21.1%
All77.9%22.1%
Married72.5%27.5%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5292.2377.9
Married2442.8472.5
Non Family2171.2982
Male383.0578.9
Female302.9790

2.8

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Buchanan Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade505.80%
9th to 12th Grade9410.90%
High School Graduate36442.23%
Some College16318.91%
Associates Degree323.71%
Bachelors Degree698.00%
Graduate Degree9010.44%
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Buchanan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White806684150
Black32185
Hispanic188
Other Race124
Multiple Races884

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 50.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,686$44,236$35,163
Less Than High School$$43,750$8,750
High School Grad$38,304$42,500$20,673
Some College$38,967$39,408$37,250
Bachelors Degree$49,000$$41,111
Graduate Degree$44,750$$44,125

$40,686

Average Earnings

$44,236

Average Male

$35,163

Average Female

Buchanan Language

Buchanan Language by Age

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Buchanan Language

93.62% of Buchanan residents speak only English, while 6.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.38% of the population.

Buchanan Poverty

Buchanan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,06012311.60%
Hispanic441431.82%
Black351028.57%

12.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.17%

Male Poverty Rate

14.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buchanan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buchanan is Hispanic, with 31.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buchanan is White, with 11.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.22%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.75%
Some College18.46%
High School9.34%
Bachelors or Greater5.03%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.67%
Female Employed6.60%
Male Employed3.86%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Buchanan Income

Buchanan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,528$66,231
Families$68,125$76,196
Married Families$74,028-
Non Families$34,375$50,538
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Buchanan Marital Status

Buchanan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Buchanan Married by Age and Sex

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Buchanan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Buchanan Marital Status by Race

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Buchanan Veterans

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80

Number of Veterans

58

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam36
Second Gulf War18
Korea9
First Gulf War5
World War II3
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Age Group Veterans
75+23
65 to 7420
55 to 6419
35 to 5418
18 to 34
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Buchanan Veterans by Education

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21.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buchanan Employment Status

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68.1%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.11%

Born in Virginia

95.84%

Native Born

4.16%

Foreign Born

2.04%

Non Citizen

2.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.84% of Buchanan residents were born in the United States, with 73.11% having been born in Virginia. 2.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,1710.00%
20191,1710.00%
20181,17110.09%
20171,1700.00%
20161,170-5-0.43%
20151,17560.51%
20141,16920.17%
20131,167-4-0.34%
20121,17120.17%
20111,169-7-0.60%
20101,1760.00%