Buckhannon, WV Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,438 housing units in Buckhannon. This represents a 0.8% decline from 2,457 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,422 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 16 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Buckhannon is about 59.8%. Buckhannon's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 11.9%. Average household size is 2.09 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Buckhannon were built after 1955.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.10%
One Bedroom17.60%
Two Bedrooms23.60%
Three Bedrooms39.80%
Four Bedrooms13.40%
Five Bedrooms or more4.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.11
Median year structure was built1950
Median Value of occupied units$71,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$65,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.07
Median year structure was built1965
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$339

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage1.30%
Home Equity Loan4.70%
Simple Mortgage41.80%
Debt Free52.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs13.9%