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Buchanan, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Buchanan had a population of 2,397 as of July 1, 2017. Buchanan ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Buchanan is located at latitude 41.2613 and longitude -73.9481 in Westchester County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Buchanan (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Village of Buchanan (GNIS ID: 2391568) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Buchanan is located within Town of Cortlandt, a minor civil division (MCD) of Westchester County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buchanan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Buchanan, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,397
Daytime Population: Workers 1,161
Daytime Population: Residents 1,160
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,321
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 2,385
Population in Familes 1,989
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 1,752
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $92,515
Average Household Income $120,004
Per Capita Income $44,466


Total Housing Units 921 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 613 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 272 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $384,010
Average Home Value $438,336


Total Households 885
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 628
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.0% 0.79%
Households 0.91% 0.71%
Families 0.77% 0.63%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Buchanan, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buchanan to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 555 54th
Population Density # 473 61st
Diversity Index # 253 79th
Median Household Income # 293 76th
Per Capita Income # 274 77th

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