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Buchtel is a village in Athens County, in the Athens metro area. (The community straddles Athens and Hocking counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named after John R. Buchtel, who purchased land here for the Akron Iron Company
The latitude of Buchtel is 39.461N. The longitude is -82.181W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 676 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 610.
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17% of Buchtel residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Buchtel ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Buchtel was $13,324, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Buchtel residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Buchtel, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $317. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $686.
Athens County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Buchtel political report.
The average commute time for Buchtel workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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