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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.


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Median household income
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$62,604
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Buchanan demographic reports
Buchanan is on the Hudson River.
Former and merged names include:
· Centreville
The village provided the Christmas tree for Rockefeller Center in 2000.

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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.

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25% of Buchanan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Buchanan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $777.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,651.


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Westchester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Buchanan political report.

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The average commute time for Buchanan workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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