City of Buchanan

Demographics

Census Information

General Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Total population 941    
Male 463 49.2 49.1%
Female 478 50.8 50.9%
Median age (years) 37.8 N/A 35.3
Under 5 years 51 5.4 6.8%
18 years and over 726 77.2 74.3%
65 years and over 181 19.2 12.4%
One race 930 98.8 97.6%
White 820 87.1 75.1%
Black or African American 107 11.4 12.3%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 5
0.5 12.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native 1 0.1 0.9%
Asian 1
0.1 3.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0 0.1%
Some other race 0 0.0 5.5%
Two or more races 11
1.2 2.4%
Household population 820 87.1 97.2%
Group quarters population 121 12.9 2.8%
Average household size 2.38 N/A 2.59
Average family size 3.02 N/A 3.14
Total housing units 380    
Occupied housing units 345 90.8 91.0%
Owner-occupied housing units 207 60.0 66.2%
Renter-occupied housing units 138 40.0 33.8%
Vacant housing units 35 9.2 9.0%
Social Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Population 25 years and over 635    
High school graduate or higher 353 55.6 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher 46 7.2 24.4%
Civilian veterans (civilian population 18 years and over) 74 10.4 12.7%
Disability status (population 5 years and over) 243 32.5 19.3%
Foreign born 10
1.1 11.1%
Male, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over) 211 56.9 56.7%
Female, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over) 162 41.3 52.1%
Speak a language other than English at home (population 5 years and over) 18 2.1 17.9%
Economic Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
In labor force (population 16 years and over) 322 43.1 63.9%
Mean travel time to work in minutes (workers 16 years and over) 26.2 N/A 25.5
Median household income in 1999 (dollars) 23,269 N/A 41,994
Median family income in 1999 (dollars) 26,964 N/A 50,046
Per capita income in 1999 (dollars) 11,821 N/A 21,587
Families below poverty level 45 20.5 9.2%
Individuals below poverty level 178 22.7 12.4%
Housing Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Single-family owner-occupied homes 178    
Median value (dollars) 55,700 N/A 119,600
Median of selected monthly owner costs

 
With a mortgage (dollars) 709 N/A 1,088
Not mortgaged (dollars) 226 N/A 295

Source: U.S. Census Bureau