Buena Vista, Michigan Population 2022

5,663
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Buena Vista is a city located in Michigan. Buena Vista has a 2020 population of 5,663. Buena Vista is currently declining at a rate of -1.67% annually and its population has decreased by -3.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,855 in 2010.

The average household income in Buena Vista is $35,055 with a poverty rate of 23.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $848 per month, and the median house value is $39,200. The median age in Buena Vista is 41 years, 34.7 years for males, and 44.7 years for females.

Buena Vista Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 77.46%
  • White: 16.92%
  • Two or more races: 3.64%
  • Other race: 1.98%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Buena Vista, Michigan is 5,663 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,855.

Buena Vista, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,08316.92%
Black or African American4,95877.46%
Some Other Race1271.98%
Two or More Races2333.64%
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Buena Vista Population by Race

Buena Vista Population Pyramid 2022

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Buena Vista Median Age

34.9


Total

34


Male

40.1


Female

Buena Vista Adults

There are 4,681 adults, (1,197 of whom are seniors) in Buena Vista.

Buena Vista Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Buena Vista Sex Ratio

Female

3,523

55.04%

Male

2,878

44.96%

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
Male100%0%
Married70.3%29.7%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
All60.3%39.7%
Female46.4%53.6%

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buena Vista Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8392.2460.3
Married5252.7370.3
Male1452.14100
Female9913.246.4
Non Family1,1781.2362.7

2.91

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Buena Vista Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2876.78%
9th to 12th Grade3227.60%
High School Graduate1,44534.12%
Some College1,48735.11%
Associates Degree45510.74%
Bachelors Degree1493.52%
Graduate Degree902.13%
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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
Other Race10410454
2+ Races12710327
Hispanic37834277
White58246944
Black3,2172,78191

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 51.92%.

Buena Vista Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,322$26,500$29,745
Less Than 9th Grade$23,321$23,321$
High School Graduate$26,940$21,184$35,614
Some College$30,359$$29,158
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,322

Average Earnings

$26,500

Average Male

$29,745

Average Female

Buena Vista Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buena Vista Language by Age

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Buena Vista Language

96.62% of Buena Vista residents speak only English, while 3.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.92% of the population.

Buena Vista Language

Buena Vista Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White72627838.29%
Black4,9391,08021.87%
Other1NaN%
Multiple2336226.61%
Hispanic554325.78%

23.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.43%

Male Poverty Rate

28.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buena Vista

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buena Vista is White, with 38.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buena Vista is Hispanic, with 5.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.56%.

Buena Vista Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.39%
High School22.48%
Some College15.58%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Buena Vista Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.46%
Male Unemployed43.51%
Female Employed13.08%
Female Unemployed72.55%

Buena Vista Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buena Vista Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,884$40,239
Families$41,518$47,017
Married Families$65,034-
Non Families$22,766$30,187
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Income by Household Type

Buena Vista Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.6%

Male Marriage Rate

21.2%

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 55-64.

Buena Vista Marital Status by Race

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Buena Vista Marital Status

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330

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War27
First Gulf War27
Vietnam144
Korea30
World War II

Buena Vista Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 547
55 to 64156
65 to 74105
75+62

Buena Vista Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9210.48%
Black1975.55%
2+ Races4132.28%
Hispanic6315.52%

Buena Vista Veterans by Race

Buena Vista Veterans by Education

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12.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buena Vista Veterans by Education

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51.7%

Labor Force Participation

44.8%

Employment Rate

13.4%

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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82.41%

Born in Buena Vista

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Buena Vista residents were born in the United States, with 82.41% having been born in Michigan. 0.00% 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
20106,8160.00%
20116,720-96-1.41%
20126,624-96-1.43%
20136,528-96-1.45%
20146,432-96-1.47%
20156,336-96-1.49%
20166,240-96-1.52%
20176,144-96-1.54%
20186,048-96-1.56%
20195,952-96-1.59%
20205,855-97-1.63%
20215,759-96-1.64%
20225,663-96-1.67%

Buena Vista Population by Year