Buena Vista, Georgia Population 2024

1,545

Buena Vista is a city located in Marion County Georgia. Buena Vista has a 2024 population of 1,545. It is also the county seat of Marion County.Buena Vista is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -2.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,589 in 2020.

The average household income in Buena Vista is $50,670 with a poverty rate of 22.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buena Vista is 37 years, 35.9 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Buena Vista Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 64.26%
  • White: 18.23%
  • Other race: 13.9%
  • Two or more races: 2.34%
  • Native American: 1.27%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
3.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
480.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.77% (-44)
The current population of Buena Vista, Georgia is 1,545 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,589.

Buena Vista, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,26264.26%
White35818.23%
Other race27313.9%
Two or more races462.34%
Native American251.27%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Buena Vista Population by Race

Buena Vista Population Pyramid 2024

Buena Vista Median Age

37

Total

35.9

Male

37

Female

Buena Vista Adults

There are 1,445 adults, (300 of whom are seniors) in Buena Vista.

Buena Vista Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Buena Vista Sex Ratio

Female1,07954.94%
Male88545.06%

Buena Vista Population by Age

Buena Vista Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7292.5643.356.7
Non Family2801.222575
Female2093.1726.373.7
Married1993.4681.918.1
Male414.2768.331.7
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3.34

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

43.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buena Vista Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Buena Vista Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buena Vista Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 77.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.41%.

Buena Vista Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,913

Average Earnings

$47,917

Average Male

$32,708

Average Female

Buena Vista Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buena Vista Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Buena Vista Language

80.54% of Buena Vista residents speak only English, while 19.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.87% of the population.

Buena Vista Language

Buena Vista Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,20936029.78%
White2734917.95%
Hispanic335144.18%
Other273103.66%
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22.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.15%

Male Poverty Rate

25.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buena Vista

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buena Vista is Black, with 29.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buena Vista is Other, with 3.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.45%.

Buena Vista Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College25.84%
Less Than 9th Grade22.22%
High School20.22%
Bachelors or Greater12.5%
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Buena Vista Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed5.36%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed14.37%
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Buena Vista Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buena Vista Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buena Vista Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.4%

Male Marriage Rate

25.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Buena Vista Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Buena Vista Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Buena Vista Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buena Vista Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

133

Number of Veterans

125

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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Buena Vista Veterans by War

count

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Buena Vista Veterans by Age

count

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Buena Vista Veterans by Race

Buena Vista Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buena Vista Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.9%

Labor Force Participation

39.7%

Employment Rate

0.3%

Unemployment Rate

Buena Vista Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Buena Vista Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Buena Vista Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.26%

Born in Buena Vista

91.09%

Native Born

8.91%

Foreign Born

8.55%

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.09% of Buena Vista residents were born in the United States, with 81.26% having been born in Georgia. 8.55% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,515-6-0.39%
20281,521-6-0.39%
20271,527-6-0.39%
20261,533-6-0.39%
20251,539-6-0.39%
20241,545-6-0.39%
20231,551-6-0.39%
20221,557-6-0.38%
20211,563-26-1.64%
20201,589-464-22.6%
20192,053-8-0.39%
20182,061-11-0.53%
20172,072-26-1.24%
20162,098-27-1.27%
20152,125-21-0.98%
20142,14640.19%
20132,142-22-1.02%
20122,164-7-0.32%
20112,171-14-0.64%
20102,185
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Buena Vista Population by Year