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Buchanan Township
  • Suburb in Michigan

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade C
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade C
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Buchanan Township is a suburb of South Bend with a population of 3,506. Buchanan Township is in Berrien County. Living in Buchanan Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Buchanan Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Buchanan Township are above average.

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About Buchanan Township...
Population
3,506

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$141,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,590
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    7%
  • Own
    93%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    17%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    41%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

Working in Buchanan Township

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,844
National
$62,843

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