Buchanan, Georgia Population 2020

1,233

Buchanan is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 1,233, it is the 284th largest city in Georgia and the 9473rd largest city in the United States. Buchanan is currently growing at a rate of 3.09% annually and its population has increased by 11.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,104 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Buchanan has a population density of 828 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buchanan is $44,143 with a poverty rate of 28.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $666 per month, and the median house value is $92,000. The median age in Buchanan is 33.5 years, 35.2 years for males, and 30.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.4 males.

Buchanan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Buchanan was:

  • White: 87.60%
  • Black or African American: 9.48%
  • Two or more races: 1.81%
  • Other race: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Buchanan, Georgia is 1,233, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,159.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,104.

Buchanan, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,25787.60%
Black or African American1369.48%
Two or More Races261.81%
Some Other Race100.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.42%

Buchanan Population Pyramid 2020

Buchanan Median Age

33.5


Total

35.2


Male

30.9


Female

Buchanan Adults

There are 1,083 adults, (200 of whom are seniors) in Buchanan.

Buchanan Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Buchanan Sex Ratio

Female

742

51.71%

Male

693

48.29%

Buchanan Households and Families

Buchanan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Buchanan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male60.3%39.7%
Married51.3%48.7%
All36.6%63.4%
Non Family34.9%65.1%
Female2.1%97.9%

36.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4532.736.6
Married1523.4551.3
Non Family1461.3234.9
Female972.972.1
Male583.7460.3

3.1

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

10.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Buchanan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade475.06%
9th to 12th Grade23024.78%
High School Graduate35838.58%
Some College24626.51%
Associates Degree90.97%
Bachelors Degree343.66%
Graduate Degree40.43%

Buchanan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White80455829
Black93749
Hispanic175
Multiple Races168
Native American66

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 black people with a rate of 9.68%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,625$35,489$17,639
Less Than High School$21,705$35,750$15,625
High School Grad$23,750$24,205$20,833
Some College$24,167$49,375$18,333
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,625

Average Earnings

$35,489

Average Male

$17,639

Average Female

Buchanan Language

Buchanan Language by Age

Buchanan Language

98.04% of Buchanan residents speak only English, while 1.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Buchanan Poverty

Buchanan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,13930927.13%
Black522751.92%
Other1010100.00%

28.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.21%

Male Poverty Rate

33.18%

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 27.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.71%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.51%
High School18.67%
Some College9.20%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed68.75%
Female Employed28.30%
Female Unemployed15.38%
Male Employed7.53%

Buchanan Income

Buchanan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,458$44,143
Families$27,679$43,495
Married Families$47,273-
Non Families$25,909$34,779

Buchanan Marital Status

Buchanan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.0%

Male Marriage Rate

31.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Buchanan Married by Age and Sex

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

Buchanan Veterans

50

Number of Veterans

50

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War29
Vietnam14
First Gulf War9
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5418
18 to 3415
65 to 7414
55 to 643
75+
Name Veterans % of Total
White414.41%
Black97.20%

$Buchanan Veterans by Education

26.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buchanan Employment Status

48.8%

Labor Force Participation

43.8%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Buchanan Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.57%

Born in Georgia

99.37%

Native Born

0.63%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.37% of Buchanan residents were born in the United States, with 71.57% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,233373.09%
20191,196373.19%
20181,15910.09%
20171,158373.30%
20161,121-19-1.67%
20151,140100.88%
20141,130-6-0.53%
20131,136-6-0.53%
20121,142555.06%
20111,087-15-1.36%
20101,1020.00%