Buena Vista, Georgia Population 2020

2,022

Buena Vista is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 2,022, it is the 237th largest city in Georgia and the 7571st largest city in the United States. Buena Vista is currently declining at a rate of -1.17% annually and its population has decreased by -6.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,173 in 2010. Buena Vista reached it's highest population of 2,200 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Buena Vista has a population density of 628 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buena Vista is $65,327 with a poverty rate of 22.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $426 per month, and the median house value is $88,700. The median age in Buena Vista is 40.8 years, 39.3 years for males, and 42.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 131.0 males.

Buena Vista Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 58.75%
  • White: 26.90%
  • Other race: 13.59%
  • Two or more races: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Buena Vista, Georgia is 2,022, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,070.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,173.

Buena Vista, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,23658.75%
White56626.90%
Some Other Race28613.59%
Two or More Races160.76%

Buena Vista Population Pyramid 2020

Buena Vista Median Age

40.8


Total

39.3


Male

42.7


Female

Buena Vista Adults

There are 1,697 adults, (353 of whom are seniors) in Buena Vista.

Buena Vista Age Dependency

56.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Buena Vista Sex Ratio

Female

911

43.30%

Male

1,193

56.70%

Buena Vista Households and Families

Buena Vista Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Buena Vista Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.9%29.1%
All40.1%59.9%
Non Family28%72%
Female22.8%77.2%
Male14.6%85.4%

40.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7362.7440.1
Non Family3471.7128
Married2343.4170.9
Female1144.1722.8
Male413.6614.6

3.6

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

0.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Buena Vista Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade966.63%
9th to 12th Grade32922.72%
High School Graduate58640.47%
Some College21714.99%
Associates Degree493.38%
Bachelors Degree573.94%
Graduate Degree1147.87%

Buena Vista Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black88459848
White367272112
Hispanic199142
Other Race186142
Multiple Races111111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,346$22,486$20,114
Less Than High School$22,059$22,708$
High School Grad$21,813$22,051$16,908
Some College$21,364$34,200$19,214
Bachelors Degree$43,295$$39,750
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,346

Average Earnings

$22,486

Average Male

$20,114

Average Female

Buena Vista Language

Buena Vista Language by Age

Buena Vista Language

84.75% of Buena Vista residents speak only English, while 15.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.95% of the population.

Buena Vista Poverty

Buena Vista Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,18741434.88%
White516316.01%

22.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.04%

Male Poverty Rate

31.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buena Vista

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buena Vista is Black, with 34.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buena Vista is White, with 6.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.02%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.37%
Some College15.50%
High School12.07%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.61%
Male Unemployed48.39%
Female Employed17.08%
Male Employed1.01%

Buena Vista Income

Buena Vista Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,727$65,327
Families$43,413$61,153
Married Families$57,024-
Non Families-$69,959

Buena Vista Marital Status

Buena Vista Marital Status

Marriage Rates

30.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.0%

Male Marriage Rate

33.8%

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

119

Number of Veterans

108

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam74
First Gulf War28
Korea15
World War II4
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+64
55 to 6433
65 to 7416
35 to 546
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White7716.92%
Black424.31%

$Buena Vista Veterans by Education

5.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buena Vista Employment Status

56.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

6.3%

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

78.52%

Born in Georgia

86.64%

Native Born

13.36%

Foreign Born

12.83%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.64% of Buena Vista residents were born in the United States, with 78.52% having been born in Georgia. 12.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,022-24-1.17%
20192,046-24-1.16%
20182,070-15-0.72%
20172,085-24-1.14%
20162,109-32-1.49%
20152,141-23-1.06%
20142,16460.28%
20132,158-21-0.96%
20122,179-8-0.37%
20112,187-13-0.59%
20102,2000.00%