Buchanan, Georgia Population 2021

1,182
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Buchanan is a city located in Haralson County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Haralson County. With a 2020 population of 1,182, it is the 294th largest city in Georgia and the 9652nd largest city in the United States . Buchanan is currently growing at a rate of 0.25% annually and its population has increased by 7.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,104 in 2010. Buchanan reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Buchanan has a population density of 794 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buchanan is $43,897 with a poverty rate of 33.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $632 per month, and the median house value is $127,100. The median age in Buchanan is 34.8 years, 37.8 years for males, and 30.4 years for females.

Buchanan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Buchananwas:

  • White: 84.00%
  • Black or African American: 12.18%
  • Two or more races: 2.42%
  • Other race: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Buchanan, Georgia is 1,182 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,176.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,104.

Buchanan, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,07684.00%
Black or African American15612.18%
Two or More Races312.42%
Some Other Race141.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.31%
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Buchanan Population by Race

Buchanan Population Pyramid $2021

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Buchanan Median Age

34.8


Total

37.8


Male

30.4


Female

Buchanan Adults

There are 980 adults, (173 of whom are seniors) in Buchanan.

Buchanan Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Buchanan Sex Ratio

Female

673

52.54%

Male

608

47.46%

Buchanan Population by Age

Buchanan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buchanan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female8.4%91.6%
Non Family32.1%67.9%
All40.4%59.6%
Married64.2%35.8%
Male66.7%33.3%

40.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buchanan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4362.4540.4
Non Family1621.2732.1
Married1343.164.2
Female952.758.4
Male454.1166.7

2.95

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Buchanan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade637.41%
9th to 12th Grade18822.12%
High School Graduate30936.35%
Some College23127.18%
Associates Degree121.41%
Bachelors Degree323.76%
Graduate Degree151.76%
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Buchanan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buchanan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White71650142
Black105815
Hispanic175
2+ Races168
Native American44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 5.87%.

Buchanan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,422$36,250$20,083
Less Than 9th Grade$34,000$41,250$15,417
High School Graduate$24,219$24,375$
Some College$26,250$48,333$16,731
Bachelors Degree$40,625$$58,056
Graduate Degree$49,306$$

$26,422

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$20,083

Average Female

Buchanan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buchanan Language by Age

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Buchanan Language

97.26% of Buchanan residents speak only English, while 2.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.06% of the population.

Buchanan Language

Buchanan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White94530131.85%
Black873641.38%
Other1414100.00%

33.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.35%

Male Poverty Rate

37.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buchanan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buchanan is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buchanan is White, with 31.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.01%.

Buchanan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.23%
High School17.34%
Some College10.39%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Buchanan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed85.71%
Female Employed37.50%
Male Employed9.72%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Buchanan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buchanan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,636$43,897
Families$29,688$44,056
Married Families$69,167-
Non Families$24,167$34,828
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Income by Household Type

Buchanan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

28.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Buchanan Married by Age and Sex

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Buchanan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Buchanan Marital Status by Race

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Buchanan Marital Status

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37

Number of Veterans

37

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War9
World War II
Korea

Buchanan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5418
65 to 7413
55 to 646
75+
18 to 34

Buchanan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White253.08%
Black128.76%

Buchanan Veterans by Race

Buchanan Veterans by Education

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37.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buchanan Veterans by Education

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48.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.8%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Buchanan Employment by Age

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Buchanan Employment by Race

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Buchanan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.74%

Born in Buchanan

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.77% of Buchanan residents were born in the United States, with 71.74% having been born in Georgia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Buchanan Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,18230.25%
20201,17930.26%
20191,17630.26%
20181,173121.03%
20171,161292.56%
20161,132-17-1.48%
20151,149110.97%
20141,138-8-0.70%
20131,146-1-0.09%
20121,147565.13%
20111,091-18-1.62%
20101,1090.00%

Buchanan Population by Year