Buford, Georgia Population 2024

19,008

Buford is a city located in Gwinnett County and Hall County Georgia. Buford has a 2024 population of 19,008. Buford is currently growing at a rate of 2.36% annually and its population has increased by 11.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,110 in 2020.

The average household income in Buford is $94,305 with a poverty rate of 9.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buford is 35.6 years, 31.7 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Buford Demographics

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

  • White: 57.75%
  • Two or more races: 17.64%
  • Black or African American: 12.47%
  • Other race: 7.68%
  • Asian: 4.09%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
17.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,088.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
11.09% (1,898)
The current population of Buford, Georgia is 19,008 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,110.

Buford, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,94657.75%
Two or more races3,03817.64%
Black or African American2,14712.47%
Other race1,3237.68%
Asian7044.09%
Native American640.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Buford Population by Race

Buford Population Pyramid 2024

Buford Median Age

35.6

Total

31.7

Male

36.7

Female

Buford Adults

There are 11,686 adults, (2,215 of whom are seniors) in Buford.

Buford Age Dependency

81.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Buford Sex Ratio

Female8,90051.68%
Male8,32248.32%

Buford Population by Age

Buford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,0193.3972.127.9
Married2,8154.1678.221.8
Non Family1,2401.362.437.6
Female5314.3459.540.5
Male4333.2475.324.7
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3.93

Average Family Size

3.39

Average Household Size

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buford 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

Buford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.92%.

Buford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,485

Average Earnings

$54,577

Average Male

$34,651

Average Female

Buford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Buford Language

67.88% of Buford residents speak only English, while 32.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.65% of the population.

Buford Language

Buford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,4321,06512.63%
Hispanic5,3803987.4%
Other1,3231329.98%
Multiple3,038953.13%
Black2,134914.26%
Native6464100%
Asian704202.84%
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9.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.55%

Male Poverty Rate

8.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buford is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buford is Asian, with 2.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.4%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.12%.

Buford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School13.81%
Less Than 9th Grade11.78%
Bachelors or Greater7.2%
Some College5.56%
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Buford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed7.4%
Male Employed3.4%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Buford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Buford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Buford 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 35-44.

Buford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

519

Number of Veterans

445

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

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Buford Veterans by War

count

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Buford Veterans by Age

count

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Buford Veterans by Race

Buford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Buford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Buford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Buford 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

53.77%

Born in Buford

79.96%

Native Born

20.04%

Foreign Born

12.62%

Non Citizen

7.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.96% of Buford residents were born in the United States, with 53.77% having been born in Georgia. 12.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Buford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202921,2034392.11%
202820,7644392.16%
202720,3254392.21%
202619,8864392.26%
202519,4474392.31%
202419,0084392.36%
202318,5694392.42%
202218,1304392.48%
202117,6915813.4%
202017,1101,64510.64%
201915,4653672.43%
201815,0983112.1%
201714,7873992.77%
201614,3883972.84%
201513,9913642.67%
201413,6274063.07%
201313,2212581.99%
201212,9632311.81%
201112,7321891.51%
201012,5431,87517.58%
200010,6681,89721.63%
19908,7712,07430.97%
19806,6972,05744.33%
19704,64047211.32%
19604,1683569.34%
19503,812-379-9.04%
19404,19183424.84%
19303,35785734.28%
19202,500
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Buford Population by Year