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Buford is a city in Gwinnett County, in the Atlanta metro area. (The community straddles Gwinnett and Hall counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named after Col. A.S. Buford, railroad president.

The latitude of Buford is 34.120N. The longitude is -84.004W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,184 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,820.


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Median household income
Local
$38,733
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Buford demographic reports
Buford is on Lake Lanier.
Early leather-making center
Filming location for:
· 2005 movie, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Historic sites and museums: Lanier Museum of Natural History
Municipal address:
95 Scott St.
Buford, GA 30518

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Buford residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Buford ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Buford was $18,308, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Buford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Buford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $527.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $959.


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Libraries in Buford include Buford-Sugar Hill ... View libraries

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Gwinnett County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Buford political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Buford workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Buford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Buford include Country Inn & Suites, Days Inn Mall of Georgia, Emerald Pointe Resort, Hampton Inn Mall of Georgia, Holiday Inn Express Suites Buford, SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Wingate Inn.

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Buford, GA

Pros: It has alot of local resources...

Cons: Drugs & crime are out of control...

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