Buford, GA

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Living in Buford

Buford is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 15,522 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Buford is the 76th largest community in Georgia.

Buford real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Buford house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Buford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Buford is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Buford who work in food service (9.82%), sales jobs (9.78%), and office and administrative support (9.46%).

Also of interest is that Buford has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Buford is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Buford, the average commute to work is 30.32 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The percentage of people in Buford who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.37% of adults in Buford have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Buford in 2018 was $26,131, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,524 for a family of four. However, Buford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Buford is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Buford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Buford residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Buford also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.00% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Buford include English, Irish, German, European, and Polish.

In addition, Buford has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.58%).

The most common language spoken in Buford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.