Buford, Georgia Population 2020

15,979

Buford is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 15,979, it is the 66th largest city in Georgia and the 2210th largest city in the United States. Buford is currently growing at a rate of 2.53% annually and its population has increased by 30.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,225 in 2010. Spanning over 18 miles, Buford has a population density of 915 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buford is $70,455 with a poverty rate of 15.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $909 per month, and the median house value is $207,800. The median age in Buford is 35.9 years, 33.2 years for males, and 38.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.8 males.

Buford Demographics

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

  • White: 73.75%
  • Black or African American: 13.93%
  • Other race: 7.28%
  • Two or more races: 2.76%
  • Asian: 1.98%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Buford, Georgia is 15,979, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,189.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,225.

Buford, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,19973.75%
Black or African American2,11513.93%
Some Other Race1,1067.28%
Two or More Races4192.76%
Asian3011.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native450.30%

Buford Population Pyramid 2020

Buford Median Age

35.9


Total

33.2


Male

38.9


Female

Buford Adults

There are 11,023 adults, (1,929 of whom are seniors) in Buford.

Buford Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Buford Sex Ratio

Female

7,918

52.14%

Male

7,267

47.86%

Buford Households and Families

Buford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Buford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
All64.7%35.3%
Female55.8%44.2%
Non Family46.5%53.5%
Male41.6%58.4%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8183.1264.7
Married2,4143.9480.3
Non Family1,3861.3446.5
Female7873.8355.8
Male2312.8441.6

3.71

Average Family Size

3.12

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Buford Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,11411.60%
9th to 12th Grade1,07911.23%
High School Graduate3,10332.31%
Some College1,68717.56%
Associates Degree4124.29%
Bachelors Degree1,58416.49%
Graduate Degree6266.52%

Buford Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6274,9071,555
Hispanic2,3681,193383
Black1,2761,016143
Other Race708146
Asian199180105
Multiple Races1449851
Native American4545

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 52.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,687$38,254$29,624
Less Than High School$22,752$24,089$21,746
High School Grad$32,297$35,643$30,000
Some College$38,426$53,231$26,855
Bachelors Degree$60,208$75,321$39,107
Graduate Degree$55,179$82,875$53,108

$33,687

Average Earnings

$38,254

Average Male

$29,624

Average Female

Buford Language

Buford Language by Age

Buford Language

72.17% of Buford residents speak only English, while 27.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.39% of the population.

Buford Poverty

Buford Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,5181,16725.83%
White7,79484710.87%
Other1,10654849.55%
Black2,10526312.49%
Multiple40910.24%

15.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.75%

Male Poverty Rate

14.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buford is Other, with 49.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buford is Multiple, with 0.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.08%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.49%
High School14.36%
Some College4.81%
Bachelors or Greater0.55%
Name Poverty
Male Employed11.28%
Female Employed9.35%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Buford Income

Buford Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,141$70,455
Families$61,515$81,420
Married Families$79,493-
Non Families$26,235$34,926

Buford Marital Status

Buford Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Buford Married by Age and Sex

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

Buford Veterans

633

Number of Veterans

563

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War184
Vietnam146
Second Gulf War123
Korea12
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64220
35 to 54192
65 to 7489
75+87
18 to 3445
Name Veterans % of Total
White4925.95%
Hispanic823.02%
Black775.11%
Indian45100.00%
2 or More198.84%

$Buford Veterans by Education

0.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buford Employment Status

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Buford Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

54.51%

Born in Georgia

83.40%

Native Born

16.60%

Foreign Born

12.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

83.40% of Buford residents were born in the United States, with 54.51% having been born in Georgia. 12.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015,9793952.53%
201915,5843952.60%
201815,1893352.26%
201714,8543952.73%
201614,4594192.98%
201514,0403632.65%
201413,6774053.05%
201313,2722652.04%
201213,0072271.78%
201112,7801931.53%
201012,5871,9191.67%
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%