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Income/capita 54%
Household income 51%
Unemployment 0%
IndexBuchananGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$13,868$26,678$29,829
Median household income$27,171$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,000$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,344$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$21,000$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$16,098$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate4.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level28.8%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Buchanan is 54% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Buchanan is 51% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Buchanan is equal to the national average
  • The poverty level in Buchanan is 91% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $18,112$27,171$54,342
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Buchanan median earnings by income bracket

      Buchanan employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry39.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.3%4.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.1%
      Wholesale & retail services12.5%19.0%
      Public administration8.2%9.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.2%3.4%
      Education, health & social services2.2%24.0%
      Other15.9%32.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Braswell, GA428$63,12514%
      Bremen, GA6,257$55,6351%
      Mount Zion, GA1,778$46,97415%
      Temple, GA4,287$46,68016%
      Tallapoosa, GA3,155$45,60818%
      Buchanan, GA1,367$27,17151%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lockport Heights, LA1,367$54,5831%
      Paul, ID1,367$47,21615%
      Berry, AL1,367$25,35754%
      Salem, SD1,367$51,2507%
      Woodway, WA1,367$149,821171%
      Buchanan, GA1,367$27,17151%
      Source: The Buchanan, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).