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  2. Housing
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  3. Nightlife
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  4. Good for Families
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  5. Diversity
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  6. Jobs
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  7. Weather
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  8. Cost of Living
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  9. Health & Fitness
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  10. Outdoor Activities
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  11. Commute
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Buchanan County is located in Virginia with a population of 21,788. In Buchanan County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Buchanan County and residents tend to be conservative.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$72,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$617
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    0
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,318.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    105.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    30%
    national  12%

Working in Buchanan County

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$31,956
National
$62,843

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