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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Buena Parkwas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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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.