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Buchanan County, Virginia Facts

Facts
State Virginia
Land area 502.8 square miles
Population Density 47.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 23,597
Population change -2.1%
Under 5 years of age 4.5%
Under 18 18%
65 and over 18.5%
Females 48.9%
White 96.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 0.5
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 0.6%
Black or African American 2.9%
Native American 0.1%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 68%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 8.3%
Veterans 1,175
Households and Housing
Households 9,485
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 93.5%
Median household income $29,848
The per capita income $17,489
Live below the poverty line. 25.9%
housing units 11,375
Multi-unit structures 3%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $68,200
Residents owning their homes. 78.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,383
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 2.7%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $143,922
Retail sales per capita $6,118
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $189,777