Buckhannon is located close to the center of West Virginia. Buckhannon is between the Upshur, Barbour, Lewis county. Buckhannon has 2.83 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Buckhannon population is 5,646, which has shrunk 1.38% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 2.52% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Buckhannon median household income is $28,286 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 20.77% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 40.01% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Buckhannon median house value is $122,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 71.85% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 37.64% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Buckhannon is close to the state average in quality. The Buckhannon area code is 304.