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Average rent in Buford, GA

$1,750/mo Buford, GA average rental price, February 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Buford, GA is $1,750.

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Getting around in Buford, GA

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Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Buford, GA last updated?

Prices and availability in Buford, GA were last updated on 22 Mar 2023.

What are the best apartments in Buford, GA?

The best apartments in Buford, GA are: Preserve at Mill Creek, Surrey Green, The Enzo at Ariston, ReNew Sugar Hill and Dakota Mill Creek.

What is the average rent in Buford, GA?

The average rent in Buford, GA is $1,750. Start your search for apartments in Buford, GA now.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Buford, GA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Buford, GA is between $1,339 and $4,551. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Buford, GA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Buford, GA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Buford, GA is between $1,339 and $3,854. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Buford, GA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Buford, GA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Buford, GA is between $1,548 and $4,551. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Buford, GA.

What type of rental buildings are in Buford, GA?

In Buford, 34% of the residents are renting compared to 66% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 8% of Buford’s rentals, 36% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 52% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Buford, GA?

The average age of rental buildings in Buford is 17 years old, with 84% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 80% are garden-style apartment communities, 16% are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Buford, GA?

Rental apartments in Buford come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 1% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 39% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 51% of all rentals in Buford. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Renter's guide to Buford, GA

Although tiny, this city is absolutely packed with arts, culture, economic opportunities, and great schools. In fact, Buford’s schools have been praised across the board. They made Newsweek’s America’s Top High Schools list in 2015, and were given A’s and A+’s in all categories by Niche in 2016. If that weren't enough, the city earned a spot on NerdWallet’s Top 10 Cities in Georgia for Young Families list.

Buford is a suburb of Atlanta and is split between Hall and Gwinnett Counties. It’s 17 square miles in size and is roughly 3% as large as Atlanta. In terms of location, Buford is 13 miles from Lawrenceville, 25 miles from Alpharetta, and 39 miles from Atlanta.

The city’s weather is warm and humid. Summer highs average in the upper 80s, with winter lows around 32°F. It’s very rare for the thermometer to drop below freezing here.

Tips for renting in Buford, GA

When you move to Buford, you’ll enjoy several important rights as a renter. These include the right to have your security deposit returned no later than one month after moving out.

However, there's no limit on the amount that a landlord may charge as a security deposit.

And although Georgia has no specific laws regarding mold in apartments, your landlord is legally required to maintain a safe and habitable dwelling.

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Buford, GA demographics

Buford, GA has a population of 16,811 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,614 of Buford’s residents are women and 8,197 are men. The median age of those who live in Buford, GA is 36.3.

Living in Buford, GA

Life in Buford comes with many perks, including loads of convenient shopping options and a multitude of parks and trails. The top-rated local schools are also a huge plus.

The biggest downside is probably the longer than average commute into Atlanta. However, the park and ride public transit option definitely helps.

The city is very diverse, with roughly a quarter of the population made up of people of Latin American descent.

Buford, GA households

  • 3,681 Family
    1,317 Non-family
  • 2,136 Children
    2,862 No Children
  • 4,998Total Number of Households
  • 3.33Average People Per Household
  • $54,321Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 4,998 households in Buford, GA. 3,681 are family households and 1,317 are non-family households. There are 2,136 households with children in Buford and 2,862 households without children. On average, about 3.33 people live in a household in Buford, GA.

Things to do in Buford, GA

For sports fans, some great pro teams are just a brief trip away. The Atlanta Falcons are the local NFL team, while the Braves play MLB baseball. If NBA basketball is more your game, you can catch the Hawks  at nearby Philips Arena.

Shopping is abundant in Buford. The city is home to the Mall of Georgia, the largest mall in the state, with over 200 shops and restaurants. But if you prefer things on a smaller scale, downtown Buford has plenty of boutique shops, crafts, diners, and services of its own.

The kids will absolutely love a day of fun at the nearby Six Flags Over Georgia amusement park. Or a trip to the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center, where they can learn about science and history through fun exhibits. Even more family fun can be had at the White Water Park, adjacent to the main park.

Of course, you'll also want to check out the traditional artisans downtown, where you can see skilled woodworking or glassmaking in progress.

Things to do

Of course, you'll also want to check out the traditional artisans downtown, where you can see skilled woodworking or glassmaking in progress.

The city has its share of parks too. The Buford City Park has tennis courts, where you can play a private game or join the city league. Indoor basketball courts are also available. Then there's the Buford Community Center Town Park, which welcomes dogs.

And the Main Street Park features an amphitheater, where musical performances are often held. You should also note that the city has over 7 miles of walking trails available for your enjoyment.

A perfect day of couples’ fun can easily be had at Lake Lanier. There are extensive facilities here for swimming and boating. Of course, a romantic picnic among the natural beauty is always good too.

A perfect day of couples’ fun can easily be had at Lake Lanier. There are extensive facilities here for swimming and boating. Of course, a romantic picnic among the natural beauty is always good too.

In addition to the popular summer farmer’s market, Buford also hosts some amazing annual festivals. These include Barefoot in the Park, an art festival featuring talented artists, great music, and colorful vendors. There’s also the Suwanee Wine Festival, held in the city just next door. Here you can sample a selection of great wines and skillfully brewed craft beers.

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Buford, GA employment & economy

The city offers jobs in several key sectors. If you’re in the manufacturing field, Makita employs hundreds in tool manufacturing here.

Educators can find a job with either Buford City Schools or Gwinnett County Schools, which has thousands of employees. For those in healthcare or medicine, Gwinnett Health System provides over 3,500 careers in the area.

Education in Buford, GA

As mentioned, Buford boasts impressive public schools. The Buford City School district has two elementary schools and a single high school, all with impressive scores.

In addition to prestigious universities in nearby Atlanta, like Emory and Georgia Tech, Georgia Gwinnett College is a local four year institution offering degrees in a wide range of subjects. Also, for those interested in medicine, the Georgia campus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is nearby.

Buford, GA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Buford, GA is as follows: 14% have no high school education, 39% completed some high school, 18% partially completed college, 4% have an Associate Degree, 18% have a Bachelor Degree, and 7% have a Graduate Degree.

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