For population 25 years and over in Buchanan:
For population 15 years and over in Buchanan city:
26 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $867 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Marietta, GA (38.4 miles , pop. 58,748).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (45.0 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (572.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Bremen, GA (2.5 miles ), Waco, GA (2.6 miles ), Tallapoosa, GA (2.7 miles ), Temple, GA (3.2 miles ), Mount Zion, GA (3.4 miles ), Yorkville, GA (3.6 miles ), Fruithurst, AL (3.9 miles ), Cedartown, GA (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.80 N, Longitude: 85.18 W
Area codes: 770, 678
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Buchanan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -56 (-5.6%).
Work and jobs in Buchanan: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Buchanan, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Buchanan-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 188% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/27/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the Buchanan city center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 24.4 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Buchanan-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from Buchanan center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 74.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/5/1994 at 22:21:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.1 miles away from Buchanan center
On 1/15/1993 at 02:02:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.1 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 1.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Haralson County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Buchanan:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buchanan:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Buchanan:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.48. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.190. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00165. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Buchanan and their reported violations in the past:BUCHANAN (Population served: 1144, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.0%
(18.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.7% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.4% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
99 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
63 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
58 people in nursing homes in 2000
Buchanan compared to Georgia state average:
Banks with branches in Buchanan (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Buchanan (based on Haralson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.48%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
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Buchanan government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,234 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,335 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Buchanan, Georgia:See more detailed statistics of Buchanan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 18 meters (59ft)
Total costs: $381,000
Total average daily traffic: 10,770
Total average daily truck traffic: 208
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Buchanan)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Buchanan, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buchanan)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.