Buchanan Dam, TX Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 1,688
Males: 838 (49.6%), Females: 850 (50.4%)

Llano County

Zip code: 78609

Median resident age: 55.9 years
Median household income: $32,586
Median house value: $99,600

Races in Buchanan Dam:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.5%)
  • Hispanic (5.3%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (15.6%), Irish (14.3%), United States (13.8%), German (13.7%), French (4.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Elevation: 1054 feet

Land area: 7.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Buchanan Dam

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 43.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buchanan Dam CDP

  • Never married: 6.1%
  • Now married: 71.4%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

0.4% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Buchanan Dam:

  • SETON HIGHLAND LAKES (about 11 miles; BURNET, TX)
  • LLANO MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (about 15 miles; LLANO, TX)
  • ROLLINS BROOK COMMUNITY (about 28 miles; LAMPASAS, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Buchanan Dam:

  • ROBERT GRAY AAF (about 49 miles; FORT HOOD/KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: GRK)
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 58 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: ILE)
  • AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL (about 68 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Abbreviation: AUS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Buchanan Dam:

  • SUNRISE BEACH (about 13 miles; SUNRISE BEACH VILLAGE, TX; Abbreviation: 2KL)
  • LLANO MUNI (about 14 miles; LLANO, TX; Abbreviation: 6R9)
  • BURNET MUNI KATE CRADDOCK FIELD (about 16 miles; BURNET, TX; Abbreviation: BMQ)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buchanan Dam:

  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 51 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,777)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 60 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 46,503)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,819)
  • SAINT EDWARD’S UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,870)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 71 miles; BELTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,257)
  • SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; SAN MARCOS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 18,822)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 80 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)

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