Buchanan, Virginia Population 2021

1,176
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Buchanan is a city located in Botetourt County Virginia. With a 2020 population of 1,176, it is the 127th largest city in Virginia and the 9666th largest city in the United States . Buchanan is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually but its population has decreased by -0.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,178 in 2010. Buchanan reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Buchanan has a population density of 540 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buchanan is $64,092 with a poverty rate of 10.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $784 per month, and the median house value is $125,200. The median age in Buchanan is 34.6 years, 36 years for males, and 32.9 years for females.

Buchanan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Buchananwas:

  • White: 89.92%
  • Two or more races: 4.46%
  • Other race: 3.21%
  • Black or African American: 2.41%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Buchanan, Virginia is 1,176 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,174.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,178.

Buchanan, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,23189.92%
Two or More Races614.46%
Some Other Race443.21%
Black or African American332.41%
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Buchanan Population by Race

Buchanan Population Pyramid $2021

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Buchanan Median Age

34.6


Total

36


Male

32.9


Female

Buchanan Adults

There are 996 adults, (216 of whom are seniors) in Buchanan.

Buchanan Age Dependency

75.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Buchanan Sex Ratio

Female

736

53.76%

Male

633

46.24%

Buchanan Population by Age

Buchanan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buchanan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.5%36.5%
All69.1%30.9%
Non Family71.4%28.6%
Female81.8%18.2%
Male83.3%16.7%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buchanan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5572.4669.1
Married2603.3463.5
Non Family2271.2671.4
Male482.8383.3
Female223.5581.8

3.2

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Buchanan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade566.22%
9th to 12th Grade798.78%
High School Graduate36140.11%
Some College19421.56%
Associates Degree283.11%
Bachelors Degree748.22%
Graduate Degree10812.00%
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Buchanan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buchanan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White832724175
Black3014
Hispanic28142
Other Race198
2+ Races13135

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 38.46%.

Buchanan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,413$43,098$27,679
Less Than 9th Grade$14,125$$7,125
High School Graduate$38,071$42,929$19,688
Some College$39,493$39,833$38,036
Bachelors Degree$$$45,481
Graduate Degree$44,375$$

$39,413

Average Earnings

$43,098

Average Male

$27,679

Average Female

Buchanan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buchanan Language by Age

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Buchanan Language

92.70% of Buchanan residents speak only English, while 7.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.30% of the population.

Buchanan Language

Buchanan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,22013110.74%
Hispanic611524.59%
Black33618.18%

10.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.37%

Male Poverty Rate

12.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buchanan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buchanan is Hispanic, with 24.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buchanan is White, with 10.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.60%.

Buchanan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.70%
Some College14.41%
High School7.48%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Buchanan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed6.27%
Male Employed4.52%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Buchanan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buchanan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,716$64,092
Families$65,962$69,744
Married Families$69,583-
Non Families$41,157$54,223
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Income by Household Type

Buchanan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

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 Marital Status

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74

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War35
Vietnam22
Korea7
First Gulf War3
World War II

Buchanan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+19
18 to 3418
35 to 5417
65 to 7416
55 to 644

Buchanan Veterans by Age

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Buchanan Veterans by Race

Buchanan Veterans by Education

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24.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buchanan Veterans by Education

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65.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Buchanan Employment by Age

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Buchanan Employment by Race

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Buchanan Employment by Education

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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73.34%

Born in Buchanan

95.91%

Native Born

4.09%

Foreign Born

1.97%

Non Citizen

2.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.91% of Buchanan residents were born in the United States, with 73.34% having been born in Virginia. 1.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Buchanan Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,17610.09%
20201,17510.09%
20191,17410.09%
20181,17310.09%
20171,17230.26%
20161,169-7-0.60%
20151,176100.86%
20141,16620.17%
20131,164-7-0.60%
20121,17140.34%
20111,167-7-0.60%
20101,1740.00%

Buchanan Population by Year