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Buchanan County, MO
The county was named for President James Buchanan

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Buchanan County is one of 114 counties in Missouri.

The county is in the Saint Joseph metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 84,825. This was a decrease of  -1.36% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$34,704
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Buchanan County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Buchanan County was $25,103. This was an increase of 22.0% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 81% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Saint Joseph

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24% of Buchanan County residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Buchanan County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Buchanan County include Adath Joseph Cemetery, Agency Cemetery, Allen Cemetery, Antioch Cemetery, Armstrong Cemetery, Ashland Cemetery, B'nai Sholem Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Blakely Cemetery, Bowen Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Buchanan County include Agency, De Kalb, Easton, Lewis and Clark Village, Rushville, Saint Joseph ... View communities

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Colleges in Buchanan County include Missouri Western State College ... View colleges

School districts in Buchanan County include Buchanan County. R-Iv, East Buchanan County. C-1, Mid-Buchanan County. R-V, St. Joseph ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries

Libraries in Buchanan County include Carnegie Branch, Central Library (Downtown Branch), Eastside Branch Library, Washington Park Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Buchanan County include Saint Joseph News-Press ... View newspapers

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Politics

Buchanan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Buchanan County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Buchanan County include Best Western Classic Inn, Comfort Suites St Joseph, Days Inn, Drury Inn, Holiday Inn Saint Joseph Riverfront, Motel 6, Ramada Inn, Saint Joseph Riverfront Hotel, Stoney Creek Inn - St Joseph, Super 8

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