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Buchanan County, Virginia

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Population:

  • Total Population: 26,978
  • Males: 13,724
  • Females: 13,254

Ethnicity:

  • White: 26,059
  • Black/African American: 612
  • Hispanic: 170
  • Native American/Eskimo: 0
  • Asian: 55
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 8
  • Other: 0
  • 2 or more: 74

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (25,295)
  2. Spanish (240)
  3. French (65)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 77

  1. India (18)
  2. Vietnam (6)
  3. Russia (6)
  4. Japan (5)
  5. El Salvador (5)
  6. Melanesia (5)
  7. Germany (5)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (2,886)
  2. Christian Churches and Churches of Christ (2,622)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (561)
  4. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (298)
  5. Churches of Christ (244)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 19,967
    • Sensory: 2,250
    • Physical: 5,807
    • Mental: 3,645
    • Self-care: 1,478
    • Go outside home: 3,286
    • Employment: 3,950

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 313

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 10,464
    • Utility gas: 103
    • Bottled or LP gas: 603
    • Electricity: 6,477
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 2,171
    • Coal or Coke: 768
    • Wood: 266
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 40
    • No fuel used: 36

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 20,879
    • No vehicle: 2,012
    • 1 or more vehicle: 18,867

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 507
    • No High School: 4,894
    • Some High School: 3,486
    • High School: 5,188
    • Some College: 2,330
    • Associate's Degree: 946
    • College Degree: 918
    • Master's Degree: 399
    • Professional Degree: 161
    • Doctoral Degree: 22

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 10,464
    • Owners with phone: 8,278
    • Owners without phone: 396
    • Renters with phone: 1,452
    • Renters without phone: 338

    10 closest counties:

    1. Russell County, Virginia
    2. Dickenson County, Virginia
    3. Pike County, Kentucky
    4. McDowell County, West Virginia
    5. Mingo County, West Virginia
    6. Tazewell County, Virginia
    7. Washington County, Virginia
    8. Logan County, West Virginia
    9. Wyoming County, West Virginia
    10. Smyth County, Virginia

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    24239, 24603, 24614, 24618, 24620, 24624, 24627, 24628, 24631, 24634, 24639, 24646, 24647, 24656, 24657, 24658

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WAGV (650 TV) VANSANT, VA
    • WMJD (100.7 FM) GRUNDY, VA
    • WKGM (940 AM) BLACKSBURG, VA
    • WNRG (940 AM) GRUNDY, VA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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