Buford, South Carolina Population 2024

338

Buford is a city located in Lancaster County South Carolina. Buford has a 2024 population of 338. Buford is currently declining at a rate of -21.4% annually and its population has decreased by -52.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 708 in 2020.

The average household income in Buford is $92,479 with a poverty rate of 15.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buford is 37.3 years, 39.6 years for males, and 33.6 years for females.

Buford Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
148.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-52.26% (-370)
The current population of Buford, South Carolina is 338 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 708.

Buford, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White523100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Buford Population by Race

Buford Population Pyramid 2024

Buford Median Age

37.3

Total

39.6

Male

33.6

Female

Buford Adults

There are 412 adults, (78 of whom are seniors) in Buford.

Buford Age Dependency

56.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Buford Sex Ratio

Female26350.29%
Male26049.71%

Buford Population by Age

Buford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1922.7271.428.6
Married1222.8386.913.1
Non Family331.3648.551.5
Female222.270100
Male155.531000

2.98

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buford Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade3710.11%
High School Graduate17748.36%
Some College7620.77%
Associates Degree4412.02%
Bachelors Degree328.74%
Graduate Degree00%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White36632932

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.74%.

Buford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$45,446$0$44,500
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$30,132$28,452$31,842
Some College$68,438$67,604$100,455
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$45,446

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$44,500

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

100% of Buford residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Buford Language

Buford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5237915.11%

15.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

15%

Male Poverty Rate

15.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buford is White, with 15.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buford is White, with 15.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.2%.

Buford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School22.6%
Some College6.67%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Buford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed11.68%
Male Employed6.61%
Female Unemployed0%

Buford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$88,750$92,479
Families$93,125$97,559
Married Families$72,143$-999,999,999
Non Families-$60,815

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.6%

Male Marriage Rate

60.6%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Buford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

22

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam8
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Buford Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5414
65 to 748
18 to 340
55 to 640
75+0

Buford Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White225.34%

Buford Veterans by Race

Buford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

5.5%

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

50.67%

Born in Buford

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Buford residents were born in the United States, with 50.67% having been born in South Carolina. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Buford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024338-92-21.4%
2023430-93-17.78%
2022523-115-18.03%
2021638-70-9.89%
202070800%

Buford Population by Year