Buckhannon SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
5
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
5,596
Unemployment
8.9%
Poverty
27.8%
Median Home
$129,700
Median Income
$34,423
Median Rent
$665

Rankings for Buckhannon in West Virginia

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Map Of Buckhannon, WV

Population over time in Buckhannon

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Buckhannon Per 100k

Crime Buckhannon WV USA
Violent Crime 53.5 350.7 382.9
Murder 0.0 4.7 5.3
Robbery 0.0 28.9 98.0
Aggravated Assault 0.0 273.4 248.9
Property Crime 4224.6 1852.0 2362.0
Burglary 356.5 420.1 430.4
Larceny 3582.9 1266.6 1694.0
Car Theft 285.2 165.3 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Buckhannon

White
91.2% (5,102)
African American
4.9% (275)
American Indian
0.6% (32)
Asian
0.4% (24)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.4% (21)
Hispanic
2.5% (142)
Race Buckhannon WV USA
White 91.2% 92.3% 61.5%
African American 4.9% 3.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 0.8% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.4% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 2.5% 1.5% 17.6%

Household Income For Buckhannon, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
14.0% (78,344)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.4% (41,410)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.3% (102,406)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.5% (58,758)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.9% (72,188)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (101,847)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.2% (45,887)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.4% (35,814)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.7% (3,917)
$200,000 or more
3.3% (18,466)
Income Buckhannon WV USA
Less than $10,000 14.0% 9.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.4% 6.4% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.3% 13.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.5% 11.5% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.9% 14.6% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 18.0% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.2% 10.9% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.4% 10.2% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.7% 3.1% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.3% 2.5% 6.3%

Gender in Buckhannon

Female
51.1% (2,862)
Male
48.9% (2,733)
Gender Buckhannon WV USA
Female 51.1% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Buckhannon for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.1% (286)
9-12th Grade
7.4% (413)
High School / GED
36.9% (2,062)
Some College
15.5% (865)
Associate's Degree
8.2% (458)
Bachelor's Degree
12.3% (688)
Master's Degree
10.0% (558)
Professional Degree
1.8% (101)
Doctorate Degree
2.9% (160)
Education Buckhannon WV USA
< 9th Grade 5.1% 4.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 7.4% 9.4% 7.2%
High School / GED 36.9% 40.6% 27.3%
Some College 15.5% 18.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.2% 6.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 12.3% 12.0% 19.1%
Master's Degree 10.0% 5.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.8% 1.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.9% 0.9% 1.4%

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