Buena Park, California Population 2022

84,734
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Buena Park is a city located in Orange County California. With a 2020 population of 84,734, it is the 103rd largest city in California and the 445th largest city in the United States. Buena Park is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually and its population has increased by 0.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 84,034 in 2020. Spanning over 11 miles, Buena Park has a population density of 8,055 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buena Park is $97,539 with a poverty rate of 10.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,723 per month, and the median house value is $608,800. The median age in Buena Park is 36.8 years, 34.7 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Buena Park Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Buena Parkwas:

  • White: 45.55%
  • Asian: 32.95%
  • Other race: 11.20%
  • Two or more races: 6.06%
  • Black or African American: 2.83%
  • Native American: 0.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.46%
The current population of Buena Park, California is 84,734 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 84,034.

Buena Park, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Buena Park Population by Race

Buena Park Population Pyramid 2022

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Buena Park Median Age

36.7


Total

34.8


Male

38.7


Female

Buena Park Adults

There are 63,904 adults, (11,736 of whom are seniors) in Buena Park.

Buena Park Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Buena Park Sex Ratio

Female

41,428

50.38%

Male

40,800

49.62%

Buena Park Population by Age

Buena Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buena Park Household Types

56.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buena Park Households and Families

3.75

Average Family Size

3.5

Average Household Size

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Buena Park Households by Type

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Buena Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buena Park Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.12%.

Buena Park Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,699

Average Earnings

$44,123

Average Male

$36,259

Average Female

Buena Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buena Park Language by Age

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Buena Park Language

46.38% of Buena Park residents speak only English, while 53.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.14% of the population.

Buena Park Language

Buena Park Poverty by Race

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10.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.47%

Male Poverty Rate

11.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buena Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buena Park is Islander, with 57.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buena Park is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.65%.

Buena Park Poverty

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Buena Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Buena Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buena Park Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Buena Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Buena Park Married by Age and Sex

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Buena Park Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Buena Park Marital Status by Race

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Buena Park Marital Status

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2,528

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Buena Park Veterans by War

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Buena Park Veterans by Age

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Buena Park Veterans by Race

Buena Park Veterans by Education

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5.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buena Park Veterans by Education

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67.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Buena Park Employment by Age

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Buena Park Employment by Race

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Buena Park Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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52.69%

Born in Buena Park

63.70%

Native Born

36.30%

Foreign Born

14.64%

Non Citizen

21.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.70% of Buena Park residents were born in the United States, with 52.69% having been born in California. 14.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Buena Park Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Buena Park Population by Year