Buford, Georgia

Population 12,575

Buford is located in Gwinnett County, GA. The population is 12,575, making Buford the 7th largest city in Gwinnett County.

There are 12 public schools in Buford with an average Homefacts rating of A. The total crime rate for Buford is very low , and there are 56 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Buford is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Buford property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Buford include Rest Haven, Sugar Hill and Flowery Branch.

Buford Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 25.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 53%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 20.9%

Crime Rate

18.88% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 113
  • Violent Crimes: 183
  • Robbery: 28
  • Burglary: 164
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

69.60% Higher than national avg.
  • 56 offenders in Buford
  • 44.53 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

117 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 7
  • Superfunds: 4
  • Tanks & Spills: 106


Low 2.7%
  • Georgia unemployment average: 3.1%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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12 Public Schools view public schools

There are 12 K-12 public schools in Buford, GA and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Buford's schools as Excellent, with an overall A rating.
1 Private School

Old Suwanee Christian School

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Buford, GA

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100 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Buford, GA issued 100 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Buford, GA issued 118 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,188
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,228
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,398
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,750
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,100

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Environmental Hazards

117 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (409/421)
    Buford, GA has 97.15% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.57 Average
    Buford, GA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 41.63°
  • February 44.68°
  • March 52.75°
  • April 61.72°
  • May 70.27°
  • June 77.74°
  • July 79.32°
  • August 78.48°
  • September 72.63°
  • October 61.17°
  • November 51.73°
  • December 45.57°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Buford, GA

Buford, GA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Buford, GA has no risk of hurricanes.
Buford, GA has a high risk of hail storms.
Buford, GA has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Buford, GA: $51,463


Unemployment in Buford is 2.7%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.1% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 57.64%
White Collar - 42.36%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Nathan Deal
  • Sen. Johnny Isakson
  • Sen. David Perdue

City Representatives

  • Robert Woodall
  • Doug Collins

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

27 FCC Towers view all

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  • No hospitals found in Buford, GA

1 Library view all

0 Police Stations view all

  • No police station found in Buford, GA

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