Buchanan is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,263 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Buchanan who work in office and administrative support (10.05%), management occupations (8.86%), and sales jobs (7.27%).
Being a small city, Buchanan does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Buchanan overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Buchanan, 23.66% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Buchanan in 2018 was $22,748, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,992 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, Polish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Buchanan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Indo-European and Italian.