Buena Vista, Virginia Population 2022

6,639
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Buena Vista is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 6,639, it is the 172nd largest city in Virginia and the 5525th largest city in the United States. Buena Vista is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually and its population has decreased by -0.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,641 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Buena Vista has a population density of 1,031 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buena Vista is $55,417 with a poverty rate of 16.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buena Vista is 35.5 years, 37 years for males, and 33.4 years for females.

Buena Vista Demographics

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

  • White: 88.45%
  • Black or African American: 6.01%
  • Two or more races: 3.94%
  • Other race: 0.83%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.11%
The current population of Buena Vista, Virginia is 6,639 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,641.

Buena Vista, Virginia Population 2022

Population by Race

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Buena Vista Population by Race

Buena Vista Population Pyramid 2022

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Buena Vista Median Age

35.6


Total

35.7


Male

35.6


Female

Buena Vista Adults

There are 5,139 adults, (1,168 of whom are seniors) in Buena Vista.

Buena Vista Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Buena Vista Sex Ratio

Female

3,578

55.24%

Male

2,899

44.76%

Buena Vista Population by Age

Buena Vista Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buena Vista Household Types

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buena Vista Households and Families

2.89

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Buena Vista Households by Type

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Buena Vista Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buena Vista Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Buena Vista Educational Attainment by Race

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$26,392

Average Earnings

$41,283

Average Male

$17,536

Average Female

Buena Vista Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buena Vista Language by Age

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Buena Vista Language

96.55% of Buena Vista residents speak only English, while 3.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.62% of the population.

Buena Vista Language

Buena Vista Poverty by Race

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16.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.08%

Male Poverty Rate

20.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buena Vista

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buena Vista is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buena Vista is Hispanic, with 14.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.18%.

Buena Vista Poverty

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Buena Vista Poverty Rate by Education

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Buena Vista Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buena Vista Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Buena Vista Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

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 35-44, 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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378

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Buena Vista Veterans by War

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Buena Vista Veterans by Age

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Buena Vista Veterans by Race

Buena Vista Veterans by Education

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4.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buena Vista Veterans by Education

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

1.8%

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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71.98%

Born in Buena Vista

98.93%

Native Born

1.07%

Foreign Born

0.80%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.93% of Buena Vista residents were born in the United States, with 71.98% having been born in Virginia. 0.80% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Buena Vista Population by Year