Buford, Georgia Population 2021

16,248
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Buford is a city located in Gwinnett County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 16,248, it is the 68th largest city in Georgia and the 2196th largest city in the United States . Buford is currently growing at a rate of 2.29% annually and its population has increased by 32.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,225 in 2010. Buford reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 18 miles, Buford has a population density of 930 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buford is $78,904 with a poverty rate of 11.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $969 per month, and the median house value is $239,100. The median age in Buford is 36.4 years, 34.1 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Buford Demographics

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

  • White: 68.54%
  • Black or African American: 15.04%
  • Other race: 10.31%
  • Asian: 3.32%
  • Two or more races: 2.63%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Buford, Georgia is 16,248 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,522.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,225.

Buford, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,06468.54%
Black or African American2,42815.04%
Some Other Race1,66510.31%
Asian5363.32%
Two or More Races4252.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.15%
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Buford Population by Race

Buford Population Pyramid $2021

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Buford Median Age

36.4


Total

34.1


Male

38.8


Female

Buford Adults

There are 11,822 adults, (1,979 of whom are seniors) in Buford.

Buford Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Buford Sex Ratio

Female

8,475

52.50%

Male

7,668

47.50%

Buford Population by Age

Buford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family44.1%55.9%
Male52.7%47.3%
Female59.9%40.1%
All66.1%33.9%
Married80.9%19.1%

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0033.1966.1
Married2,606480.9
Non Family1,3961.4644.1
Female7413.6259.9
Male2603.1452.7

3.79

Average Family Size

3.19

Average Household Size

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Buford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,32112.85%
9th to 12th Grade1,28412.49%
High School Graduate2,94228.62%
Some College1,62415.80%
Associates Degree5004.86%
Bachelors Degree1,90218.50%
Graduate Degree7066.87%
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Buford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,9455,2251,840
Hispanic2,428939335
Black1,4211,117247
Other Race1,11517619
Asian371328184
2+ Races1427840
Native American2525

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 asian people with a rate of 49.60%.

Buford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,263$40,502$30,714
Less Than 9th Grade$22,269$24,167$21,523
High School Graduate$35,978$37,560$34,913
Some College$40,411$52,798$27,266
Bachelors Degree$50,781$86,563$35,272
Graduate Degree$57,879$93,382$52,250

$36,263

Average Earnings

$40,502

Average Male

$30,714

Average Female

Buford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buford Language by Age

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Buford Language

73.39% of Buford residents speak only English, while 26.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.57% of the population.

Buford Language

Buford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,35885019.50%
White8,4007298.68%
Other1,66564938.98%
Black2,4182319.55%

11.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.17%

Male Poverty Rate

10.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buford is Other, with 38.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buford is White, with 8.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.38%.

Buford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.58%
High School10.68%
Some College3.04%
Bachelors or Greater0.43%

Buford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.63%
Female Employed5.16%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Buford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,855$78,904
Families$76,228$91,318
Married Families$86,822-
Non Families$28,921$43,355
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Income by Household Type

Buford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Buford Married by Age and Sex

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Buford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Buford Marital Status by Race

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Buford Marital Status

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638

Number of Veterans

566

Male Veterans

72

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War180
Second Gulf War176
Vietnam144
Korea10
World War II

Buford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54180
55 to 64173
65 to 74115
75+94
18 to 3476

Buford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4755.77%
Black1206.95%
Hispanic622.24%
Native American25100.00%
Asian184.70%

Buford Veterans by Race

Buford Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buford Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Buford Employment by Age

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Buford Employment by Race

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Buford 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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54.62%

Born in Buford

82.42%

Native Born

17.58%

Foreign Born

12.20%

Non Citizen

5.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.42% of Buford residents were born in the United States, with 54.62% having been born in Georgia. 12.20% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,2483632.29%
202015,8853632.34%
201915,5223632.39%
201815,1593092.08%
201714,8504002.77%
201614,4503982.83%
201514,0523642.66%
201413,6884063.06%
201313,2822581.98%
201213,0242331.82%
201112,7911901.51%
201012,6011,9331.68%
200010,6681,8971.98%
19908,7712,0742.73%
19806,6972,0573.74%
19704,6404721.08%
19604,1683560.90%
19503,812-379-0.94%
19404,1918342.24%
19303,3578572.99%
19202,5000.00%

Buford Population by Year