Buchanan is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,145 people and just one neighborhood, Buchanan is the 315th largest community in Georgia.
Occupations and Workforce
Buchanan is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Buchanan is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Buchanan who work in office and administrative support (18.98%), sales jobs (11.50%) and food service (8.29%).
A relatively large number of people in Buchanan telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.81% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Buchanan has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Buchanan has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Buchanan than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Buchanan may be for you.
In Buchanan, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.16 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Buchanan doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.