Buchanan, MI

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Living in Buchanan

Buchanan is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,294 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Buchanan is the 218th largest community in Michigan.

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, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Buchanan who work in office and administrative support (12.84%), management occupations (11.40%), and sales jobs (7.95%).

The percentage of adults in Buchanan who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.10% of the adults in Buchanan have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Buchanan in 2018 was $25,438, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,752 for a family of four. However, Buchanan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Buchanan is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Buchanan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Buchanan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Buchanan include German, Irish, English, Dutch, and French.

The most common language spoken in Buchanan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Indo-European and Italian.