|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Buckhannon is 5,265. Buckhannon, West Virginia is the 4,657th largest city in the US.
Buckhannon is located entirely in Upshur County.
The peak population of Buckhannon was in 1990, when its population was 6,612. In 1990, Buckhannon was the 3,366th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,657th largest city in the US. Buckhannon is currently 20.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Buckhannon has shrunk 8.9% since the year 2000. Buckhannon, West Virginia's growth is below average. 79% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Buckhannon has a population density of 1,991.9 people per square mile.
|4651||La Crescent, Minnesota||5,274||6.7%|
|4652||West Salem, Wisconsin||5,273||10.5%|
|4654||Fox Chapel, Pennsylvania||5,270||-7.7%|
|4657||Buckhannon, West Virginia||5,265||-8.9%|
|4658||Flagler Beach, Florida||5,265||5.5%|
|4663||Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania||5,258||-4.9%|
The total voting age population of Buckhannon, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,618. The voting age population is 49.4% male and 50.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.0% of the residents of Buckhannon are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Buckhannon are 89.8% White, 8.0% Black, 0.9% Two or more races, 0.5% Asian, 0.4% Other and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 2.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Buckhannon, 23.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 36.4%. On a per-household basis, 18.7% of families are below the poverty line in Buckhannon.
Among those aged 16 and older, 48.6% of Buckhannon residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.7% of Buckhannon residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 24.7% have a bachelor's degree and 13.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Buckhannon residents aged 5 and older, 1.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Buckhannon is 9.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Buckhannon, 11.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Buckhannon is $39,709.
In Buckhannon, 51.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 48.6% of housing units in Buckhannon.
Of all the housing units in Buckhannon, 32.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Buckhannon, 4.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 110 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Buckhannon is $676.
In Buckhannon, 78.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.