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Buchanan is a village in Westchester County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for the oil cloth works established here by Alexander F. Buchanan.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Buchanan. For links to other places called Buchanan, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Buchanan is 41.261N. The longitude is -73.938W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 39 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,224.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Buchanan demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Westchester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New York area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 10511 ZIP code.
10% of Buchanan residents report German ancestry, and 24% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Buchanan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Buchanan was $29,975, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Buchanan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Buchanan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $777. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,651.
Westchester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Buchanan political report.
The average commute time for Buchanan workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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