Buchanan, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Buchanan, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Buchanan had a population of 2,337 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.


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Buchanan, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,337
Population in Households 2,325
Population in Familes 1,948
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,708
Diversity Index2 49
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $103,191
Average Household Income $127,664
Per Capita Income $47,361

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 913 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 579 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 285 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $395,330
Average Home Value $483,074
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 864
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 612
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.57% 0.47%
Households 0.5% 0.44%
Families 0.36% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   3.09%

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, 2018 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 # 560 53rd
Population Density # 483 60th
Diversity Index # 253 79th
Median Household Income # 240 80th
Per Capita Income # 260 78th

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