Buchanan, Georgia

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Buchanan, Georgia

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Buchanan strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Georgia):

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Public Transportation Use
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Affordability of Rents
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Top 18% Buchanan Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Buchanan, Georgia

Comparing Buchanan to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Georgia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 9
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 7 2
Age of the Population 6 9
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 1
Well-Paid Single Men 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 2
Portion of People Married 3 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 2 2
People Above Poverty 2 5
Median Family Income 1 2
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Short Commute Times 3 4
Working at Home 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 10
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Housing Recently Built 7 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 4 7
Low Property Crime 1 2

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Buchanan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles W of Marietta, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 46 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Haralson
Standard Zip Codes 30113
Phone Area Codes 770
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.802
Longitude -85.188

Buchanan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 53 inches
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 53.7 inches
Station NEWNAN 4 NE
Distance 33.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 52.3 inches
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Buchanan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 941 100%
Male 463 49.2%
Female 478 50.8%
Under 18 215 22.8%
18+ 726 77.2%
65+ 181 19.2%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 3.02
White 820 87.1%
African-American 107 11.4%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 11 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.5%

Estimated Buchanan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,018
Growth 77
Growth % 8.2%

Buchanan Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 33.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.5%
Irish 8.4%
English 6.2%
German 4%
Acadian/Cajun 2.8%
Dutch 2.6%
Italian 1.8%
Greek 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Swedish 1%
Hungarian 0.6%
European 0.4%
Romanian 0.4%
Scottish 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Buchanan 941 $26,964
Bremen 4,579 $39,674
Mount Zion 1,275 $43,438
Tallapoosa 2,789 $37,401
Temple 2,383 $40,679
Villa Rica 4,134 $37,138
Waco 469 $40,417
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