Buena Vista, Georgia Population 2021

2,015
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Buena Vista is a city located in Marion County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Marion County. With a 2020 population of 2,015, it is the 243rd largest city in Georgia and the 7606th largest city in the United States . Buena Vista is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -7.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,173 in 2010. Buena Vista reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Buena Vista has a population density of 626 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buena Vista is $56,893 with a poverty rate of 20.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $377 per month, and the median house value is $109,400. The median age in Buena Vista is 37.8 years, 36.7 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Buena Vista Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 65.93%
  • White: 20.02%
  • Other race: 13.77%
  • Two or more races: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Buena Vista, Georgia is 2,015 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,053.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,173.

Buena Vista, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,39365.93%
White42320.02%
Some Other Race29113.77%
Two or More Races60.28%
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Buena Vista Population by Race

Buena Vista Population Pyramid $2021

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Buena Vista Median Age

37.8


Total

36.7


Male

38


Female

Buena Vista Adults

There are 1,504 adults, (320 of whom are seniors) in Buena Vista.

Buena Vista Age Dependency

78.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Buena Vista Sex Ratio

Female

978

46.28%

Male

1,135

53.72%

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
Non Family26.6%73.4%
Female31%69%
Male46.2%53.8%
All48.5%51.5%
Married82.9%17.1%

48.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buena Vista Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7222.848.5
Married2453.7782.9
Non Family2441.0926.6
Female1683.7631
Male653.1446.2

3.65

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Buena Vista Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade14010.87%
9th to 12th Grade32425.16%
High School Graduate40631.52%
Some College21816.93%
Associates Degree473.65%
Bachelors Degree473.65%
Graduate Degree1068.23%
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Buena Vista Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buena Vista Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black93660475
White27122078
Hispanic93
Other Race81

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.78%.

Buena Vista Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,042$38,250$20,096
Less Than 9th Grade$21,571$$
High School Graduate$25,116$$18,125
Some College$21,563$34,741$19,191
Bachelors Degree$39,688$$37,813
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,042

Average Earnings

$38,250

Average Male

$20,096

Average Female

Buena Vista Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buena Vista Language by Age

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Buena Vista Language

83.02% of Buena Vista residents speak only English, while 16.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.03% of the population.

Buena Vista Language

Buena Vista Poverty by Race

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20.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.92%

Male Poverty Rate

23.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buena Vista

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buena Vista is Black, with 31.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buena Vista is Black, with 31.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.76%.

Buena Vista Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.72%
High School14.40%
Some College8.20%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Buena Vista Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed18.62%
Male Employed1.51%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Buena Vista Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buena Vista Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,333$56,893
Families$42,963$60,354
Married Families$64,856-
Non Families$15,985$48,284
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Income by Household Type

Buena Vista Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

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 45-54, 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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195

Number of Veterans

184

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam77
Second Gulf War76
First Gulf War31
Korea5
World War II4

Buena Vista Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3456
55 to 6446
75+33
65 to 7430
35 to 5430

Buena Vista Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black14513.40%
White5014.66%

Buena Vista Veterans by Race

Buena Vista Veterans by Education

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2.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buena Vista Veterans by Education

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43%

Labor Force Participation

41.3%

Employment Rate

4%

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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86.13%

Born in Buena Vista

95.31%

Native Born

4.69%

Foreign Born

4.40%

Non Citizen

0.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.31% of Buena Vista residents were born in the United States, with 86.13% having been born in Georgia. 4.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Buena Vista Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,015-19-0.93%
20202,034-19-0.93%
20192,053-19-0.92%
20182,072-7-0.34%
20172,079-31-1.47%
20162,110-31-1.45%
20152,141-24-1.11%
20142,16560.28%
20132,159-23-1.05%
20122,182-9-0.41%
20112,191-14-0.63%
20102,2050.00%

Buena Vista Population by Year