Buchanan, Georgia

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2017: 1,158 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +23.1%
 
Males: 519  (44.9%)
Females: 639  (55.1%)
Median resident age:

33.4 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30113, 30176.

Buchanan Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,863 (it was $23,269 in 2000)
Buchanan:

$38,863
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,220 (it was $11,821 in 2000)

Buchanan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $98,145 (it was $54,000 in 2000)
Buchanan:

$98,145
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $131,537; detached houses: $134,433; mobile homes: $43,684

Median gross rent in 2017: $732.

March 2019 cost of living index in Buchanan: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.9%
(26.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.7% for Black residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Buchanan, GA (2010)
    • 96087.0%White alone
    • 888.0%Black alone
    • 353.2%Hispanic
    • 151.4%Two or more races
    • 40.4%Asian alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone

Races in Buchanan detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Buchanan, Georgia as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Buchanan is 52 to 1.


Crime rates in Buchanan by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(97.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(270.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(173.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(85.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(388.7)
1
(95.1)
1
(99.0)
6
(521.7)
2
(189.8)
2
(203.7)
7
(625.6)
10
(900.9)
5
(430.3)
5
(432.5)
6
(514.1)
0
(0.0)
9
(771.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(1,361)
13
(1,237)
12
(1,188)
17
(1,478)
8
(759.0)
20
(2,037)
4
(357.5)
6
(540.5)
11
(946.6)
14
(1,211)
11
(942.6)
13
(1,132)
2
(171.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
67
(6,511)
42
(3,996)
33
(3,267)
28
(2,435)
39
(3,700)
47
(4,786)
31
(2,770)
62
(5,586)
30
(2,582)
32
(2,768)
35
(2,999)
42
(3,659)
35
(3,002)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(971.8)
2
(190.3)
3
(297.0)
1
(87.0)
3
(284.6)
3
(305.5)
2
(178.7)
3
(270.3)
2
(172.1)
1
(86.5)
1
(85.7)
3
(261.3)
2
(171.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)588.9280.7257.4312.2261.9399.2275.2706.3269.4427.3321.3246.5300.2

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Click on a table row to update graph
City-data.com crime index in Buchanan, GA

Crime rate in Buchanan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.15
Georgia average:

2.52
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Buchanan, GA forum
Recent posts about Buchanan, Georgia on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users. Buchanan is mentioned 29 times on our forum:
Atlanta Nov 2016 Presidential Election  (1146 replies)
Man Found Hanging in Piedmont Park This Morning  (105 replies)
Biggest misconceptions about ATL and its 'burbs  (92 replies)
Future of Haralson/Carroll/Paulding county?  (5 replies)
GA a swing state in 2016?  (137 replies)
Snow and Ice in the forecast again!  (166 replies)

Latest news from Buchanan, GA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: American (52.1%), Irish (6.2%), German (2.7%), English (1.5%), Italian (1.5%), Greek (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1258 feet

Land area: 1.47 square miles.

Population density: 786 people per square mile   (low).

Buchanan, Georgia map

10 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,278 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,228 (1.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 33.80 N, Longitude: 85.18 W

Area codes: 770, 678

Distribution of median household income in Buchanan, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Buchanan, GA in 2017
Buchanan satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $58,100
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $231,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Buchanan, GA residents
Average permit cost in Buchanan, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Buchanan, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.6%)
  • Public administration (12.6%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.9%)
  • Apparel (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.2%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Public administration (15.4%)
  • Apparel (9.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Food (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Buchanan, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Cashiers (7.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Carpenters (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (10.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)

Average climate in Buchanan, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Buchanan, Georgia average temperatures Buchanan, Georgia average precipitation Buchanan, Georgia humidity Buchanan, Georgia wind speed Buchanan, Georgia snowfall Buchanan, Georgia sunshine Buchanan, Georgia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.9. This is better than average.

City:

57.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2015 was 0.248. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.248
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 1.87. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.87
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 10.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00153
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Buchanan-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 94% 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 above Georgia state average. It is 80% 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 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 122.4 miles away from Buchanan center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 154.9 miles away from Buchanan center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 154.6 miles away from Buchanan center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 221.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 152.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Haralson County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buchanan topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Buchanan:

  • COUNTRYSIDE HEALTH CENTER (233 CARROLLTON STREET)
  • SOUTHERN TRADITIONS (144 DEPOT STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Buchanan:

  • HIGGINS GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; BREMEN, GA)
  • HARALSON CO NH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BREMEN, GA)
  • HARALSON NSG AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BREMEN, GA)
  • CARROLL CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARROLLTON, GA)
  • CARROLLTON NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARROLLTON, GA)
  • BAGWELL NH (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CARROLLTON, GA)
  • CEDAR SPRINGS HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CEDARTOWN, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buchanan:

  • West Georgia Technical College (about 8 miles; Waco, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,768)
  • University of West Georgia (about 17 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 10,358)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 26 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 30 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 34 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)
  • Berry College (about 34 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Chattahoochee Technical College (about 38 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 8,173)

Public elementary/middle schools in Buchanan:

See full list of schools located in Buchanan

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear city borders

Notable locations in Buchanan: Haralson County Fire Department Station 1 (A), Haralson County Courthouse (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Buchanan include: Buchanan United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church of Buchanan (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Buchanan City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Haralson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Buchanan and their reported violations in the past:

BUCHANAN (Population served: 1,326, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.4%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

104 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
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

Banks with branches in Buchanan (2011 data):

  • Community & Southern Bank: Buchanan Branch at 3559 Business 27, branch established on 1909/03/04. Info updated 2010/09/20: Bank assets: $2,188.5 mil, Deposits: $1,690.2 mil, headquarters in Carrollton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Community & Southern Holdings, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Buchanan:

Marital status in Buchanan, GA
  • Never married: 40.3%
  • Now married: 34.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

For population 25 years and over in Buchanan:

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Buchanan
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Buchanan, GA (based on Haralson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,17044
Mainline Protestant1,56611
Other3212
None14,723-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Here:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Here:

7.66 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Haralson County:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.4%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.7%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Haralson County:

11.9%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.3%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Buchanan:

39.7%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Buchanan:

28.6
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Buchanan:

21.8%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.2%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Buchanan:

32.4%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Buchanan:

51.1%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.6%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Buchanan, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$23,406$31,2080$0
Streets and Highways 3$10,382$41,5280$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,634$31,6080$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,946$47,3525$1,020
Financial Administration 1$2,829$33,9480$0
Sewerage 1$3,119$37,4281$442
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 16$46,316$34,7376$1,462

Buchanan government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $600,000 ($518.13)
    Water Utilities: $417,000 ($360.10)
    Sewerage: $278,000 ($240.07)
    Central Staff Services: $270,000 ($233.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($10.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $73,000 ($63.04)
    Sewerage: $49,000 ($42.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000 ($41.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $598,000 ($516.41)

Buchanan government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $249,000 ($215.03)
    Other: $5,000 ($4.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $185,000 ($159.76)
    Other: $156,000 ($134.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $198,000 ($170.98)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($3.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $373,000 ($322.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $64,000 ($55.27)
  • Tax - Property: $286,000 ($246.98)
    Public Utilities Sales: $69,000 ($59.59)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $52,000 ($44.91)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $40,000 ($34.54)
    Other License: $38,000 ($32.82)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($4.32)

Buchanan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $296,000 ($255.61)

8.29% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.29%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Carroll County, GA  3.32% ($37,911 average AGI)
from Paulding County, GA  0.82% ($44,053)
from Douglas County, GA  0.70% ($41,375)


7.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,742 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Carroll County, GA  2.86% ($38,687 average AGI)
to Paulding County, GA  0.60% ($46,241)
to Polk County, GA  0.52% ($31,702)

Businesses in Buchanan, GA

  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Buchanan:

  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGMI (1440 AM; 3 kW; BREMEN, GA; Owner: GARNER MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WAOS (1600 AM; 20 kW; AUSTELL, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buchanan:

  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKS (102.7 FM; FRUITHURST, AL; Owner: WCKS, INC.)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WBTR-FM (92.1 FM; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: WYAI, INC.)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUWG (90.7 FM; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: WEST GEORGIA COLLEGE)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • W212AR (90.3 FM; LINDALE, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WTSH-FM (107.1 FM; ROCKMART, GA; Owner: BROADCAST INVESTMENT ASSOCIATES, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Buchanan:

  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • W27AA (Channel 27; DRAKETOWN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W49AD (Channel 49; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • Buchanan, Georgia
  • Fatal accident count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents21
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Georgia average
  • Fatal accident count13762
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents21473
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3773
  • Fatalities15270
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents35916
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1913
See more detailed statistics of Buchanan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 164ft / 50.5mTotal length
  • $10,115,000Total costs
  • 18,860Total average daily traffic
  • 203Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,290Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Buchanan, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Buchanan, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Buchanan)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Buchanan, GA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • STATION, Hwy 27 & Buchanan By Pass (Lat: 33.792028 Lon: -85.183000), Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WNEX732,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.793 MHz, 928.793 MHz, Grant Date: 07/10/2009, Expiration Date: 08/15/2019, Registrant: Carroll Emc, 155 N. Hwy 113, Carrollton, GA 30117, Phone: (770) 832-3552, Fax: (770) 832-0240, Email:
  • BUCHANAN II, 19 Allred Road (Lat: 33.806889 Lon: -85.166583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.4 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WPTU229,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6362.79 MHz, Grant Date: 11/08/2011, Expiration Date: 12/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2013, Certifier: Richard A Craig, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Buchanan, Lat: 33.888611 Lon: -85.078333, Call Sign: WPXD758,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, Grant Date: 03/12/2003, Expiration Date: 03/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2012, Certifier: Billy R Hall Jr., Registrant: Fish & Richardson P.C., 1425 K Street, N.W., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 626-7761, Fax: (202) 783-2331, Email:
  • BUCHANAN, 89 Morgan Rd (Lat: 33.783889 Lon: -85.161667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 112.8 m, Call Sign: WQYH301, Grant Date: 09/27/2016, Expiration Date: 04/01/2021, Certifier: Lance Lovell, Registrant: Cooley LLP, 1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 776-2556, Email:
  • BUCHANAN, 89 Morgan Rd (Lat: 33.784000 Lon: -85.161528), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 112.8 m, Call Sign: WQYN285,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11095.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 11/15/2016, Expiration Date: 11/15/2026, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:
  • BUCHANAN, 6 Mi Ene Of (Lat: 33.833139 Lon: -85.116889), Overall height: 75.9 m, Call Sign: KIN39,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3770.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 4170.00 MHz, 4170.00 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/27/1998, Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree St 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309
  • BUCHANAN, 6.9 Mi N Of (Lat: 33.901389 Lon: -85.183611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 99.9 m, Call Sign: WLC556, Licensee ID: L00896575,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.90 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6345.50 MHz, 6345.50 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Certifier: Robert A Esty, Registrant: International Communications Group, Inc. D/B/A Corban Networks

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buchanan)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: SMITH MATTHEW A X-AIR STANDARD (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4490S , Serial Number: 726, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 05/10/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 04/17/2019
    Registrant (Individual): James K Henderson, 2960 Monroe Mill Rd, Buchanan, GA 30113
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 513S , Serial Number: 29220, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 07/03/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 12/20/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Micah T Garrett, 343 Susie Pope Rd, Buchanan, GA 30113

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 96. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 215 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Buchanan, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (64.1%), and Structure Fires (23.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Buchanan, GA
    • 80264.1%Outside Fires
    • 29423.5%Structure Fires
    • 1209.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 352.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Buchanan, GA
Most common first names in Buchanan, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6970.7 years
William4974.9 years
Mary3976.5 years
John3673.2 years
Robert1871.8 years
Charles1867.7 years
George1673.3 years
Willie1571.1 years
Joseph1368.9 years
Annie1381.4 years
Most common last names in Buchanan, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3271.7 years
Williams3074.4 years
Brown2376.3 years
Sanders1979.8 years
Wood1876.1 years
Weaver1879.1 years
Rowell1573.8 years
Morris1571.1 years
Cook1577.1 years
Summerville1476.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Buchanan, GA
  • 56.7%Utility gas
  • 27.0%Electricity
  • 9.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Buchanan, GA
  • 45.7%Electricity
  • 34.8%Utility gas
  • 14.2%Wood
  • 5.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Buchanan compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Buchanan on our top lists:

  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #62 (30176) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
There are 2 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Melvin Findlay (1)
  • Melvin W. Findlay (1)
  • Darren Keith Perry (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2020.