Buchanan, Georgia Population 2024

1,059

Buchanan is a city located in Haralson County Georgia. Buchanan has a 2024 population of 1,059. It is also the county seat of Haralson County.Buchanan is currently growing at a rate of 3.93% annually and its population has increased by 13.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 935 in 2020.

The average household income in Buchanan is $57,628 with a poverty rate of 19.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buchanan is 38.3 years, 41.7 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Buchanan Demographics

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

  • White: 88.85%
  • Black or African American: 8.32%
  • Two or more races: 2.83%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
711.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.26% (124)
The current population of Buchanan, Georgia is 1,059 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 935.

Buchanan, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,10088.85%
Black or African American1038.32%
Two or more races352.83%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Buchanan Population by Race

Buchanan Population Pyramid 2024

Buchanan Median Age

38.3

Total

41.7

Male

33

Female

Buchanan Adults

There are 1,002 adults, (144 of whom are seniors) in Buchanan.

Buchanan Age Dependency

44.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Buchanan Sex Ratio

Female68955.65%
Male54944.35%

Buchanan Population by Age

Buchanan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4002.8645.554.5
Married1824.1252.747.3
Non Family1631.2837.462.6
Female392.5625.674.4
Male165.2593.86.3
showing: 5 rows

3.7

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

45.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buchanan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Buchanan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buchanan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 70.73%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 10.98%.

Buchanan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$24,861

Average Earnings

$24,213

Average Male

$26,667

Average Female

Buchanan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buchanan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Buchanan Language

97% of Buchanan residents speak only English, while 3% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.59% of the population.

Buchanan Language

Buchanan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,05119218.27%
Black632133.33%
Multiple28621.43%
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19.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.96%

Male Poverty Rate

17.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buchanan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buchanan is Black, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buchanan is White, with 18.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.66%.

Buchanan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.41%
High School12.33%
Some College3.03%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Buchanan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed14.29%
Male Employed10.11%
Female Employed6.01%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Buchanan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buchanan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buchanan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

28.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Buchanan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Buchanan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Buchanan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buchanan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

51

Number of Veterans

51

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Buchanan Veterans by War

count

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Buchanan Veterans by Age

count

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Buchanan Veterans by Race

Buchanan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buchanan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

12%

Unemployment Rate

Buchanan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Buchanan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Buchanan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.37%

Born in Buchanan

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

0.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.03% of Buchanan residents were born in the United States, with 80.37% having been born in Georgia. 0.57% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,259403.28%
20281,219403.39%
20271,179403.51%
20261,139403.64%
20251,099403.78%
20241,059403.93%
20231,019404.09%
2022979404.26%
202193940.43%
2020935-252-21.23%
20191,18750.42%
20181,182121.03%
20171,170312.72%
20161,139-17-1.47%
20151,15690.78%
20141,147-4-0.35%
20131,151-4-0.35%
20121,155595.38%
20111,096-18-1.62%
20101,114
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Buchanan Population by Year