Buena Vista, Colorado Population 2020

2,935

Buena Vista is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 2,935, it is the 95th largest city in Colorado and the 6311th largest city in the United States. Buena Vista is currently growing at a rate of 1.95% annually and its population has increased by 12.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,617 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Buena Vista has a population density of 863 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buena Vista is $59,779 with a poverty rate of 2.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $856 per month, and the median house value is $220,600. The median age in Buena Vista is 45.2 years, 45.2 years for males, and 45.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.9 males.

Buena Vista Demographics

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

  • White: 99.75%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Buena Vista, Colorado is 2,935, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,823.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,617.

Buena Vista, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,73999.75%
Some Other Race70.25%

Buena Vista Population Pyramid 2020

Buena Vista Median Age

45.2


Total

45.2


Male

45.2


Female

Buena Vista Adults

There are 2,150 adults, (512 of whom are seniors) in Buena Vista.

Buena Vista Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Buena Vista Sex Ratio

Female

1,501

54.66%

Male

1,245

45.34%

Buena Vista Households and Families

Buena Vista Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Buena Vista Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.7%4.3%
Female81.6%18.4%
All74.1%25.9%
Non Family52.1%47.9%
Male27.8%72.2%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1302.4374.1
Married5872.9895.7
Non Family4261.252.1
Male793.2327.8
Female386.0381.6

3.13

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Buena Vista Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade60.31%
9th to 12th Grade251.28%
High School Graduate57629.48%
Some College42621.80%
Associates Degree24012.28%
Bachelors Degree35918.37%
Graduate Degree32216.48%

Buena Vista Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,9351,911681
Hispanic1912
Other Race7

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.19%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,327$36,998$29,226
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$35,684$35,930$29,643
Some College$36,842$35,000$36,842
Bachelors Degree$$56,250$
Graduate Degree$49,740$51,300$46,458

$36,327

Average Earnings

$36,998

Average Male

$29,226

Average Female

Buena Vista Language

Buena Vista Language by Age

Buena Vista Language

98.04% of Buena Vista residents speak only English, while 1.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Buena Vista Poverty

Buena Vista Poverty by Race

2.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.61%

Male Poverty Rate

3.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buena Vista

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buena Vista is White, with 2.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buena Vista is White, with 2.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.74%.

Name Poverty
Some College4.65%
High School4.17%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed5.06%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Buena Vista Income

Buena Vista Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,918$59,779
Families$59,817$74,151
Married Families$70,893-
Non Families$26,406$33,265

Buena Vista Marital Status

Buena Vista Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Buena Vista Married by Age and Sex

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

Buena Vista Veterans

246

Number of Veterans

226

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam74
First Gulf War42
World War II27
Second Gulf War8
Korea5
Age Group Veterans
75+76
65 to 7458
35 to 5458
55 to 6450
18 to 344

$Buena Vista Veterans by Education

5.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buena Vista Employment Status

64.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Buena Vista 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

41.99%

Born in Colorado

99.75%

Native Born

0.25%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.75% of Buena Vista residents were born in the United States, with 41.99% having been born in Colorado. 0.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,935561.95%
20192,879561.98%
20182,823260.93%
20172,797562.04%
20162,741461.71%
20152,695200.75%
20142,67580.30%
20132,667622.38%
20122,605170.66%
20112,588220.86%
20102,5660.00%