Located in Gwinnett County, the city of Buford has a small-town atmosphere and unique feel. Buford has a lot to offer for its residents. Historic Main Street comes alive as the artists of Buford display their eclectic wares at the historic Tannery Row Artist Colony right up the street from upscale restaurants and decor shops. Buford is also home to the Buford Community Center, Town Park & Theatre which hosts outdoor movies and concerts, and ticketed stage plays. Along with great attractions, Buford also offers top rated schools and great homes for sale!
Buford–the Homebuyers’ Market
In Buford, there are plenty of homes for sale. There is also different type of options, such as apartments, condos, townhomes and many more. The median home value in Buford is $287,745. Buford home values have gone up 3.4% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will fall -2.0% within the next year.
Buford has a very diverse population. Buford currently has a population of 15,979, making it the 66th largest city in Georgia. Also, it is currently growing at a rate of 2.53% annually and its population has increased by 30.71% since the most recent census in 2010.
The economy of Buford employs 6.86k people. The job market has increased by 2.9% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 46.7%. The unemployment rate in Buford is 3.4%, which is lower than the US average at 3.9%. The largest industries in Buford are Construction, Retail Trade, and Accommodation & Food Services, and the highest paying industries are Utilities, Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services, and Information. Lastly, the median household income is $48,772.
Buford is part of Gwinnett county. Buford has a total of 5 top rated schools, there are 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 1 high school. The purpose of Buford’s schools is to empower all students to become globally competitive critical thinkers, innovative problem solvers, responsible individuals, and productive citizens.
Buford is a special city with plenty to do and see. Buford hosts several annual events at the Buford Community Center, devoted to supporting local artists. The Buford Community Center, Town Park & Theatre hosts outdoor movies and concerts, and ticketed stage plays. The Buford Community Center is also home to the Buford History Museum. Another great place to visit while being in Buford is the Mall of Georgia. The Mall of Georgia is one of the favorite spots among residents and visitors. There is a fountain near Macy’s department store that draws design inspiration from the famous Forsyth Fountain. Also, when you walk through the food court in the mall, take notice because it replicates Union Station, one of the most famous buildings in Atlanta.
Buford is a unique city to visit!