Buckhannon SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9.5

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Buckhannon, West Virginia Info Snack

Buckhannon is the only incorporated city in, and the county seat of, Upshur County, West Virginia, United States, and is located along the Buckhannon River. The population was 5,639 at the 2010 census. Buckhannon is home to West Virginia Wesleyan College and the West Virginia Strawberry Festival, held annually on the third week of May. The city is located 115 miles northeast from the capital city of Charleston and 140 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Population
5,566
Unemployment
6.9%
Poverty
22.4%
Median Home
$127,700
Median Income
$38,824
Median Rent
$679

Rankings for Buckhannon in West Virginia

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Map Of Buckhannon, WV

Population over time in Buckhannon

Year Population % Change
2017 5,566 -1.4%
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 -
Crime/100k Buckhannon WV USA
Violent Crime 72.5 289.9 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.7 5.0
Robbery 0.0 31.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 36.3 218.5 246.8
Property Crime 3190.7 1485.6 2199.5
Burglary 126.9 296.5 376.0
Larceny 2991.3 1049.6 1594.6
Car Theft 72.5 139.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Buckhannon

White
88.5% (4,928)
African American
6.2% (347)
American Indian
0.5% (30)
Asian
0.4% (25)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.6% (32)
Hispanic
3.7% (204)
Race Buckhannon WV USA
White 88.5% 92.1% 61.1%
African American 6.2% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 0.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.6% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.7% 1.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Buckhannon, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
12.5% (69,505)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (25,300)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.8% (93,693)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.8% (65,891)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.1% (78,680)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.4% (113,432)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.1% (45,039)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.3% (46,429)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.6% (3,614)
$200,000 or more
2.7% (15,013)
Income Buckhannon WV USA
Less than $10,000 12.5% 896.9% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 622.9% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.8% 1322.9% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.8% 1163.9% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.1% 1439.7% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.4% 1793.1% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.1% 1096.6% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.3% 1072.2% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.6% 324.9% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 2.7% 267.0% 697.9%

Gender in Buckhannon

Female
49.8% (2,771)
Male
50.2% (2,794)
Gender Buckhannon WV USA
Female 49.8% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 50.2% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Buckhannon for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (111)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (500)
High School / GED
36.0% (2,003)
Some College
16.0% (890)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (500)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (723)
Master's Degree
9.0% (500)
Professional Degree
2.0% (111)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (222)
Education Buckhannon WV USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 41.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 12.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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