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Buchanan County, Virginia

PO Box 950
Grundy, VA 24614
Phone: (276) 935-6500
Fax: (276) 935-4479

On the southwestern border of VA, north of Bristol, TN; organized Feb 13, 1858 from Tazewell and Russell counties. Name Origin: For James Buchanan (1791-1868), fifteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 503.88 (land 503.88; water 0.00) Population per square mile: 49.10
Population 2005: 24,755 State rank: 65 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.20%; 1990-2000 -13.90% Population 2000: 26,978 (White 96.40%; Black or African American 2.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.50%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $12,788; median household $22,213; Population below poverty level: 23.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,475-$21,612
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.60% Median travel time to work: 33.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Buchanan County, Iowa

PO Box 259
Independence, IA 50644
Phone: (319) 334-2196
Fax: (319) 334-7455
www.buchanancounty.com

In east-central IA, north of Cedar Rapids; established Dec 21, 1837 (prior to statehood), from Delaware County. Name Origin: For James Buchanan (1791-1868), fifteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 573.35 (land 571.26; water 2.09) Population per square mile: 36.80
Population 2005: 21,019 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.40%; 1990-2000 1.20% Population 2000: 21,093 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,405; median household $38,036; Population below poverty level: 9.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,172-$24,056
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 23.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Buchanan County, Missouri

411 Jules St
Saint Joseph, MO 64501
Phone: (816) 271-1411
Fax: (816) 271-1535
www.co.buchanan.mo.us

On the northwestern border of MO, northwest of Kansas City; organized Dec 31, 1838 from Platte Purchase. Name Origin: For James Buchanan (1791-1868), fifteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 414.57 (land 409.73; water 4.84) Population per square mile: 207.20
Population 2005: 84,904 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.30%; 1990-2000 3.50% Population 2000: 85,998 (White 91.20%; Black or African American 4.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 36.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,882; median household $34,704; Population below poverty level: 12.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,887-$25,919
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Saint Joseph County seat (72,628)

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