Buchanan, Michigan Population 2022

4,268
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Buchanan is a city located in Berrien County Michigan. Buchanan has a 2020 population of 4,268. Buchanan is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -0.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,300 in 2010.

The average household income in Buchanan is $56,970 with a poverty rate of 7.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $760 per month, and the median house value is $117,600. The median age in Buchanan is 35.3 years, 32.4 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Buchanan Demographics

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

  • White: 83.68%
  • Two or more races: 11.50%
  • Black or African American: 4.38%
  • Asian: 0.44%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Buchanan, Michigan is 4,268 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,300.

Buchanan, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,57383.68%
Black or African American1874.38%
Asian190.44%
Two or More Races49111.50%
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Buchanan Population by Race

Buchanan Population Pyramid 2022

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Buchanan Median Age

33.3


Total

33.1


Male

33.8


Female

Buchanan Adults

There are 3,147 adults, (608 of whom are seniors) in Buchanan.

Buchanan Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Buchanan Sex Ratio

Female

2,325

54.45%

Male

1,945

45.55%

Buchanan Population by Age

Buchanan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buchanan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
Male62.5%37.5%
All54.2%45.8%
Non Family35.4%64.6%
Female32.5%67.5%

54.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buchanan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7152.4854.2
Married7063.3180.5
Male482.1362.5
Female2893.3732.5
Non Family6721.2635.4

3.24

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Buchanan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade270.99%
9th to 12th Grade1615.87%
High School Graduate85231.08%
Some College94734.55%
Associates Degree1595.80%
Bachelors Degree44116.09%
Graduate Degree1545.62%
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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
White2,2802,158553
2+ Races31930342
Asian1919
Hispanic1913
Black10460

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.25%.

Buchanan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,838$40,881$26,267
Less Than 9th Grade$25,225$25,321$21,250
High School Graduate$26,056$40,307$25,601
Some College$40,490$41,438$24,931
Bachelors Degree$41,786$40,298$46,083
Graduate Degree$58,750$$

$35,838

Average Earnings

$40,881

Average Male

$26,267

Average Female

Buchanan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buchanan Language by Age

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Buchanan Language

98.90% of Buchanan residents speak only English, while 1.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.95% of the population.

Buchanan Language

Buchanan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1919100.00%
Black18713471.66%
White3,5541825.12%
OtherNaN%

7.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.74%

Male Poverty Rate

7.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buchanan

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

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.84%.

Buchanan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.28%
High School8.22%
Some College2.98%
Bachelors or Greater5.71%

Buchanan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.75%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed1.82%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Buchanan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buchanan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,668$56,108
Families$48,291$66,577
Married Families$65,000-
Non Families$33,125$38,467
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Income by Household Type

Buchanan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

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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278

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War21
First Gulf War35
Vietnam89
Korea83
World War II

Buchanan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5453
55 to 6428
65 to 7434
75+163

Buchanan Veterans by Age

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Buchanan Veterans by Race

Buchanan Veterans by Education

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12.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buchanan Veterans by Education

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63.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

5.3%

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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63.63%

Born in Buchanan

99.46%

Native Born

0.54%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.46% of Buchanan residents were born in the United States, with 63.63% having been born in Michigan. 0.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Buchanan Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19203,1870.00%
19303,9227352.10%
19404,0561340.34%
19505,2241,1682.56%
19605,3411170.22%
19704,645-696-1.39%
19805,1424971.02%
19904,992-150-0.30%
20004,681-311-0.64%
20104,456-225-0.49%
20114,440-16-0.36%
20124,424-16-0.36%
20134,408-16-0.36%
20144,392-16-0.36%
20154,376-16-0.36%
20164,360-16-0.37%
20174,344-16-0.37%
20184,328-16-0.37%
20194,312-16-0.37%
20204,300-12-0.28%
20214,284-16-0.37%
20224,268-16-0.37%

Buchanan Population by Year