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Buchanan
  • Town in Georgia

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Buchanan is a town in Georgia with a population of 1,238. Buchanan is in Haralson County. Living in Buchanan offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents rent their homes. Many retirees live in Buchanan and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Buchanan are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$157,800
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$858
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    55%
  • Own
    46%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    84.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    253.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    675.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    8%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    1%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    4%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    35%
    national  11%

Working in Buchanan

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,071
National
$75,149

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