Buena Vista city, Virginia Population 2019

Buena Vista city, Virginia's estimated population is 6,313 with a growth rate of -0.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Buena Vista city, Virginia is the 127th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20186,237-76-1.20%
20176,313-49-0.77%
20166,362-171-2.62%
20156,533-17-0.26%
20146,550-102-1.53%
20136,652-94-1.39%
20126,746360.54%
20116,710991.50%
20106,6112053.20%
19906,406-311-4.63%
19806,7172924.54%
19706,4251251.98%
19606,3001,08620.83%
19505,21487920.28%
19404,3353338.32%
19304,002912.33%
19203,91166620.52%
19103,24585735.89%
19002,3880.00%

How Many People Live in Buena Vista city, Virginia?

6,313

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,78489.05%
Asian4757.31%
Black or African American1652.54%
Two or More Races711.09%

Buena Vista city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Buena Vista city, Virginia Median Age

36.4


Total

36.2


Male

37.2


Female

Buena Vista city, Virginia Adults

There are 5,159 adults, (1,149 of whom are seniors) in Buena Vista city, Virginia.

Buena Vista city, Virginia Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Buena Vista city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

3,550

54.66%

Male

2,945

45.34%

Buena Vista city, Virginia Households and Families

Buena Vista city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Buena Vista city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.1%32.9%
All62.3%37.7%
Female61.3%38.7%
Non Family57.6%42.4%
Male50%50%

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6062.3162.3
Married1,3102.8867.1
Non Family8241.1957.6
Female2922.7861.3
Male1802.4550

2.77

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Buena Vista city, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2225.46%
9th to 12th Grade46411.41%
High School Graduate1,72742.45%
Some College74918.41%
Associates Degree2415.92%
Bachelors Degree3528.65%
Graduate Degree3137.69%

Buena Vista city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,7643,109579
Asian13713755
Black10776
Multiple Races303015
Hispanic303016

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 53.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,689$31,598$21,160
Less Than High School$$30,801$
High School Grad$23,851$30,722$21,643
Some College$31,057$44,191$
Bachelors Degree$23,669$26,429$16,927
Graduate Degree$40,333$48,309$

$27,689

Average Earnings

$31,598

Average Male

$21,160

Average Female

Buena Vista city, Virginia Language

Buena Vista city, Virginia Language by Age

Buena Vista city, Virginia Language

98.13% of Buena Vista city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.92% of the population.

Buena Vista city, Virginia Poverty

Buena Vista city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,3841,15621.47%
Asian4729219.49%

20.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.31%

Male Poverty Rate

23.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buena Vista city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buena Vista city, Virginia is White, with 21.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buena Vista city, Virginia is Asian, with 19.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.59%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.42%
Some College16.86%
High School11.75%
Bachelors or Greater9.17%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.35%
Male Unemployed30.14%
Female Employed15.31%
Male Employed14.29%

Buena Vista city, Virginia Income

Buena Vista city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,672$45,927
Families$45,313$53,625
Married Families$46,775-
Non Families$23,009$27,211

Buena Vista city, Virginia Marital Status

Buena Vista city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Buena Vista city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Buena Vista city, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Buena Vista city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Buena Vista city, Virginia Veterans

350

Number of Veterans

319

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam137
Second Gulf War89
First Gulf War59
Korea39
World War II16

Buena Vista city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Buena Vista city, Virginia Veterans by Education

8.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buena Vista city, Virginia Employment Status

56%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Buena Vista city, Virginia Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.11%

Born in Virginia

99.43%

Native Born

0.57%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.43% of Buena Vista city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 66.11% having been born in Virginia. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Buena Vista city, Virginia

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990