Buena Vista, Colorado Population 2022

3,019
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Buena Vista is a city located in Chaffee County Colorado. Buena Vista has a 2020 population of 3,019. Buena Vista is currently growing at a rate of 1.72% annually and its population has increased by 17.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,560 in 2010.

The average household income in Buena Vista is $60,346 with a poverty rate of 1.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $627 per month, and the median house value is $238,700. The median age in Buena Vista is 45.4 years, 45.2 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Buena Vista Demographics

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

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Buena Vista, Colorado is 3,019 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,019.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,560.

Buena Vista, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

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Buena Vista Population by Race

Buena Vista Population Pyramid $2022

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Buena Vista Median Age

45.4


Total

45.2


Male

45.6


Female

Buena Vista Adults

There are 2,100 adults, (547 of whom are seniors) in Buena Vista.

Buena Vista Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Buena Vista Sex Ratio

Female

1,524

54.78%

Male

1,258

45.22%

Buena Vista Population by Age

Buena Vista Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buena Vista Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male22.1%77.9%
Female42.5%57.5%
Non Family52.8%47.2%
All67.9%32.1%
Married85.7%14.3%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buena Vista Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1432.4367.9
Married6142.9585.7
Non Family3811.1852.8
Female803.7142.5
Male683.3122.1

3.03

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Buena Vista Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade251.29%
High School Graduate60531.14%
Some College43922.59%
Associates Degree20110.34%
Bachelors Degree30515.70%
Graduate Degree36818.94%
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Buena Vista Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buena Vista Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.64%.

Buena Vista Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,250$37,752$36,373
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$37,873$38,117$
Some College$26,250$15,924$36,761
Bachelors Degree$50,035$58,380$
Graduate Degree$50,774$51,125$

$37,250

Average Earnings

$37,752

Average Male

$36,373

Average Female

Buena Vista Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buena Vista Language by Age

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Buena Vista Language

98.28% of Buena Vista residents speak only English, while 1.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.72% of the population.

Buena Vista Language

Buena Vista Poverty by Race

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1.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.00%

Male Poverty Rate

3.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buena Vista

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buena Vista is White, with 1.84% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.03%.

Buena Vista Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College2.66%
High School2.48%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Buena Vista Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed4.48%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Buena Vista Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buena Vista Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,104$60,346
Families$55,729$70,789
Married Families$67,386-
Non Families$30,250$37,333
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Income by Household Type

Buena Vista Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Buena Vista Married by Age and Sex

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Buena Vista Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Buena Vista Marital Status by Race

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Buena Vista Marital Status

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177

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam66
First Gulf War16
Second Gulf War13
World War II
Korea

Buena Vista Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7455
75+50
55 to 6449
35 to 5416
18 to 347

Buena Vista Veterans by Age

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Buena Vista Veterans by Race

Buena Vista Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buena Vista Veterans by Education

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60.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Buena Vista Employment by Age

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Buena Vista Employment by Race

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Buena Vista 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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41.19%

Born in Buena Vista

99.57%

Native Born

0.43%

Foreign Born

0.43%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.57% of Buena Vista residents were born in the United States, with 41.19% having been born in Colorado. 0.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Buena Vista Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20223,019511.72%
20212,968511.75%
20202,917511.78%
20192,866511.81%
20182,815260.93%
20172,789531.94%
20162,736461.71%
20152,690250.94%
20142,66560.23%
20132,659612.35%
20122,598170.66%
20112,581210.82%
20102,5600.00%

Buena Vista Population by Year