Buchanan, Michigan Population 2021

4,213
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Buchanan is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 4,213, it is the 167th largest city in Michigan and the 5256th largest city in the United States. Buchanan is currently declining at a rate of -0.59% annually and its population has decreased by -5.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,456 in 2010. Buchanan reached it's highest population of 5,341 in 1960. Spanning over 3 miles, Buchanan has a population density of 1,670 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buchanan is $56,970 with a poverty rate of 6.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $674 per month, and the median house value is $109,700. The median age in Buchanan is 35.3 years, 32.4 years for males, and 36.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.0 males.

Buchanan Demographics

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

  • White: 81.90%
  • Black or African American: 11.06%
  • Two or more races: 6.58%
  • Asian: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Buchanan, Michigan is 4,213, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,288.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,456.

Buchanan, Michigan Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,52581.90%
Black or African American47611.06%
Two or More Races2836.58%
Asian200.46%
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Buchanan Population by Race

Buchanan Population Pyramid 2021

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Buchanan Median Age

35.3


Total

32.4


Male

36.8


Female

Buchanan Adults

There are 3,128 adults, (681 of whom are seniors) in Buchanan.

Buchanan Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Buchanan Sex Ratio

Female

2,242

52.09%

Male

2,062

47.91%

Buchanan Population by Age

Buchanan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buchanan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
Male64.2%35.8%
All55.8%44.2%
Female37.6%62.4%
Non Family33.8%66.2%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buchanan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7202.555.8
Married7463.2680.8
Non Family6101.0733.8
Female3113.5537.6
Male532.0864.2

3.25

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Buchanan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade250.89%
9th to 12th Grade2237.94%
High School Graduate90732.31%
Some College78127.82%
Associates Degree2077.37%
Bachelors Degree53118.92%
Graduate Degree1334.74%
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Buchanan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buchanan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,4402,259625
Black191142
Multiple Races13612339
Hispanic2015
Asian2020

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 multiple races people with a rate of 28.68%.

Buchanan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,781$40,798$23,916
Less Than High School$23,250$25,331$22,688
High School Grad$25,633$40,540$23,779
Some College$31,031$47,743$20,069
Bachelors Degree$45,000$41,176$53,523
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,781

Average Earnings

$40,798

Average Male

$23,916

Average Female

Buchanan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buchanan Language by Age

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Buchanan Language

98.26% of Buchanan residents speak only English, while 1.74% 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

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black47614229.83%
White3,5051393.97%
Hispanic2020100.00%

6.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.47%

Male Poverty Rate

6.56%

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 White, with 3.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.33%.

Buchanan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.34%
High School6.95%
Bachelors or Greater5.42%
Some College1.52%

Buchanan Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Employed7.98%
Female Employed1.84%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Buchanan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buchanan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,593$56,970
Families$55,218$69,752
Married Families$63,333-
Non Families$25,471$32,203
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Income by Household Type

Buchanan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

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 55-64.

Buchanan Marital Status by Race

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Buchanan Marital Status

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348

Number of Veterans

348

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea105
Vietnam101
First Gulf War63
Second Gulf War21
World War II

Buchanan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+184
35 to 5483
65 to 7443
55 to 6438
18 to 34

Buchanan Veterans by Age

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Buchanan Veterans by Race

Buchanan Veterans by Education

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10.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buchanan Veterans by Education

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63.5%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

11.7%

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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67.26%

Born in Michigan

99.26%

Native Born

0.74%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.26% of Buchanan residents were born in the United States, with 67.26% having been born in Michigan. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Buchanan Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,213-25-0.59%
20204,238-25-0.59%
20194,263-25-0.58%
20184,288-25-0.58%
20174,313-21-0.48%
20164,334-30-0.69%
20154,364-38-0.86%
20144,402-15-0.34%
20134,417-21-0.47%
20124,438-14-0.31%
20114,452-2-0.04%
20104,454-227-0.50%
20004,681-311-0.64%
19904,992-150-0.30%
19805,1424971.02%
19704,645-696-1.39%
19605,3411170.22%
19505,2241,1682.56%
19404,0561340.34%
19303,9227352.10%
19203,1870.00%

Buchanan Population by Year