The ZIP Code 30518 is associated with the city of Buford in Georgia in Gwinnett County in the U.S. Median househould income in this region is $80,839, while about 7% of the population lives below the poverty line. The ZIP Code 30518 has a median age of approximately 36.4 years, with 12.5% of residents aged 62 years and older. An estimated 35.0% in this Georgia region have a bachelor's degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $32,344. The current population estimate is 53,780.
Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 30518, 97.0% is one race, while 3.0% are two or more races. Approximately 19.3% of 30518 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 30518 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (72.1%), followed by Black or African American (15.5%) .
|Black or African American||15.5%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.7%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.1%|
|Some other race||6.0%|
The median household income in ZIP Code 30518 is $80,839, while the region's mean household income is $97,829. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $32,344. The per capita income in ZIP Code 30518 of $32,344 is approximately 4.11% more than the per capita income in Georgia overall of $31,067. An estimated 6.8% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 28.42% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 21.9% of the population in 30518 earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, while an estimated 16.5% earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, and 3.4% of 30518 residents earn $10,000 to $14,999 per year.
|Less than $10,000 per year||4.5%|
|$10,000 to $14,999 per year||3.4%|
|$15,000 to $24,999 per year||5.5%|
|$25,000 to $34,999 per year||6.7%|
|$35,000 to $49,999 per year||9.6%|
|$50,000 to $74,999 per year||16.5%|
|$75,000 to $99,999 per year||13.7%|
|$100,000 to $149,999 per year||21.9%|
|$150,000 to $199,999 per year||10.5%|
|$200,000 or more per year||7.7%|
In ZIP Code 30518, 85.8% of the population graduated high school, while 35.0% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 7.1% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 11.5% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 24.6% in this Gwinnett County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).
|Less than 9th grade||7.1%|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||7.1%|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||24.6%|
|Some college, no degree||18.2%|
|Graduate or professional degree||11.5%|
Residents of ZIP Code 30518 are younger than average. The median age of 36.4 years in ZIP Code 30518 is approximately 4.46% lower than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 71.8% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 12.5% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 16.0% of the population in 30518 falls in the age group 45 to 54 years, while an estimated 15.1% are aged 35 to 44 years. On the low end of the scale, 1.0% of 30518 residents are aged 85 years and over.
|Under 5 years||6.4%|
|5 to 9 years||7.8%|
|10 to 14 years||8.3%|
|15 to 19 years||8.4%|
|20 to 24 years||5.4%|
|25 to 34 years||12.4%|
|35 to 44 years||15.1%|
|45 to 54 years||16.0%|
|55 to 59 years||5.6%|
|60 to 64 years||5.2%|
|65 to 74 years||5.7%|
|75 to 84 years||2.7%|
|85 years and over||1.0%|
In ZIP Code 30518, 71.7% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 17.0% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 5.9% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 5.1% of homes. Lastly, 0.2% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Gwinnett County region.
|Other Indo-European languages||5.9%|
|Asian and Pacific Islander languages||5.1%|
The median home value in ZIP Code 30518 in September 2022 comes in at $447,800. The September 2022 value is approximately 3% higher than the $434,311 median value in April 2022, and 19% higher than the $375,013 median value in October 2021. Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 30518, an estimated 33.8% of homes were built between 2000 and 2009. Additionally, 24.8% of homes in the region were built between 1990 and 1999, while an estimated 0.6% of homes were built between 1940 and 1949 in this Gwinnett County region.
|Year Home Built||Percent|
|Built in 2014 or later||6.0%|
|Built between 2010 and 2013||4.8%|
|Built between 2000 and 2009||33.8%|
|Built between 1990 and 1999||24.8%|
|Built between 1980 and 1989||14.3%|
|Built between 1970 and 1979||5.2%|
|Built between 1960 and 1969||4.0%|
|Built between 1950 and 1959||4.7%|
|Built between 1940 and 1949||0.6%|
|Built in 1939 or earlier||1.9%|
In 30518, 68.0% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 7.9% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 32.7 minutes. Approximately 16.7% of the employed population 16 years and over in 30518 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 14.2% work in professional, scientific, management, and administrative. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.1% of 30518 workers 16 years and over work in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining.
|Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining||0.1%|
|Transportation and warehousing, and utilities||4.6%|
|Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing||7.2%|
|Professional, scientific, management, and administrative||14.2%|
|Educational services, and health care and social assistance||16.7%|
|Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services||9.6%|
|Other services, except public administration||4.2%|
One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 30518 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 30.8% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 30518 is high blood pressure, as approximately 29.7% of adults 18 and older in this Gwinnett County region contend with that issue.
|Health Issue||Percent of adults*|
|High blood pressure||29.7%|
|Cancer (excluding skin cancer)||5.2%|
|Chronic kidney disease||2.4%|
|Coronary heart disease||4.9%|
One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 30518 is cholesterol screening, as an estimated 89.9% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 79.4% of those 18 and above in 30518 list current access to health insurance, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 30518 include sleeping less than 7 hours (33.3% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (28.7% of those 18 and older).
|Preventive Measure||Percent of adults*|
|Current access to health insurance||79.4%|
|Taking medicine for high blood pressure control||70.1%|
|Visits to doctor for routine checkup||72.4%|
|Visits to dentist or dental clinic||64.2%|
|Risk Behavior||Percent of adults*|
|Sleeping less than 7 hours||33.3%|
|No leisure-time physical activity||21.3%|
The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 30518 of 9.84¢/kWh. This rate is about 35.05% less than the average rate in Georgia, and approximately 39.71% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 30518 has an average daily solar radiation level of 5.38 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 30.58% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 18.36% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).
|ZIP Code 30518||9.84¢/kWh||9.79¢/kWh||6.46¢/kWh|
|Month||ZIP Code 30518||Low (WA)||High (AZ)|
Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 30518, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 30518 in the past 12 months. Debt collection received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Gwinnett County region was incorrect information on a report.
|Complaint Product||Number of Complaints*|
|Credit reporting or credit repair services||123|
|Credit card or prepaid card||8|
|Checking or savings account||6|
|Complaint Issue||Number of Complaints*|
|Incorrect information on your report||64|
|Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation||55|
|Attempts to collect debt not owed||38|
|Written notification about debt||11|
|Improper use of your report||8|