Buckhannon, WV
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Buckhannon, West Virginia Info Snack

Population
5,486
Unemployment
9.9%
Poverty
23.0%
Median Home
$134,500
Median Income
$39,709
Median Rent
$676

Buckhannon SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
10

Buckhannon, WV Crime Report

180
Total Crimes
3,263.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
31.76%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Buckhannon
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 180 3,263.2 1,900.0 2,476.7
Violent Crime 4 72.5 316.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.4 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 21.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2 36.3 249.1 250.2
Property Crime 176 3,190.7 1,583.4 2,109.9
Burglary 7 126.9 328.7 340.5
Larceny 165 2,991.3 1,119.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 4 72.5 135.0 219.9

Buckhannon, WV Cost Of Living

86
Buckhannon's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Buckhannon West Virginia National Average
Overall 86 84 100
Services 100 100 100
Groceries 91 91 100
Health 88 88 100
Housing 68 62 100
Transportation 87 87 100
Utilities 89 89 100

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Rankings for Buckhannon in West Virginia

Map Of Buckhannon, WV

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Population over time in Buckhannon

Year Population % Change
2019 5,486 -1.4%
2018 5,566 -0.5%
2017 5,596 -0.9%
2016 5,645 -0.1%
2015 5,650 0.1%
2014 5,646 0.2%
2013 5,636 0.2%
2012 5,626 0.2%
2011 5,614 -0.2%
2010 5,628 -

Race / Ethnicity in Buckhannon

White
88.6% (4,860)
African American
7.7% (424)
American Indian
0.3% (15)
Asian
0.5% (28)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (3)
Two Or More
0.8% (42)
Hispanic
2.1% (114)
Race Buckhannon WV USA
White 88.6% 92.0% 60.7%
African American 7.7% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 0.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.8% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.1% 1.6% 18.0%

Gender in Buckhannon

Female
49.1% (2,694)
Male
50.9% (2,792)
Gender Buckhannon WV USA
Female 49.1% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 50.9% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Buckhannon for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (109)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (493)
High School / GED
38.0% (2,084)
Some College
17.0% (932)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (493)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (603)
Master's Degree
9.0% (493)
Professional Degree
2.0% (109)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (164)
Education Buckhannon WV USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 38.0% 40.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 12.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Buckhannon, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
12.4% (68,212)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.1% (28,180)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.8% (75,587)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.5% (79,537)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.1% (71,636)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.8% (108,508)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.2% (55,834)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.9% (43,456)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.0% (5,530)
$200,000 or more
2.2% (12,115)
Income Buckhannon WV USA
Less than $10,000 12.4% 8.7% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.1% 6.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.8% 12.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.5% 11.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.1% 14.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.8% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.2% 11.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.9% 11.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.0% 3.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.2% 3.0% 7.7%

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