Buna, Texas Population 2024

1,908

Buna is a city located in Jasper County and Newton County Texas. Buna has a 2024 population of 1,908. Buna is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by 0% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,908 in 2020.

The average household income in Buna is $51,512 with a poverty rate of 19.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buna is 36.7 years, 39.9 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Buna Demographics

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

  • White: 88.73%
  • Other race: 8.07%
  • Black or African American: 2.57%
  • Two or more races: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
6.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
318.30/sq mi
The current population of Buna, Texas is 1,908 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,908.

Buna, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,69388.73%
Other race1548.07%
Black or African American492.57%
Two or more races120.63%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Buna Population by Race

Buna Population Pyramid 2024

Buna Median Age

36.7

Total

39.9

Male

34.4

Female

Buna Adults

There are 1,409 adults, (516 of whom are seniors) in Buna.

Buna Age Dependency

113.7

Age Dependency Ratio

57.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Buna Sex Ratio

Female1,17361.48%
Male73538.52%

Buna Population by Age

Buna Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8202.2978.521.5
Married4082.518911
Non Family2481.2175.424.6
Female1283.2261.738.3
Male364.0341.758.3

2.73

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buna Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade584.69%
9th to 12th Grade20616.67%
High School Graduate55444.82%
Some College20316.42%
Associates Degree645.18%
Bachelors Degree967.77%
Graduate Degree554.45%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Buna Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buna Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,154890136
Other Race55556
Hispanic49490
Black22229
2+ Races550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 40.91%.

Buna Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$29,299$42,258$26,505
Less Than 9th Grade$68,298$0$68,404
High School Graduate$32,344$42,188$26,339
Some College$25,781$73,036$24,650
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$11,300$0$0

$29,299

Average Earnings

$42,258

Average Male

$26,505

Average Female

Buna Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buna Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Buna Language

94.05% of Buna residents speak only English, while 5.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.25% of the population.

Buna Language

Buna Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,65427616.69%
Other1549762.99%
Hispanic1609760.62%

19.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.37%

Male Poverty Rate

22.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buna

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buna is Other, with 62.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buna is White, with 16.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.9%.

Buna Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College16.85%
High School16.85%
Less Than 9th Grade9.34%
Bachelors or Greater2.76%

Buna Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed60.78%
Female Employed27.91%
Male Employed16.21%

Buna Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buna Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$36,250$51,512
Families$63,571$57,281
Married Families$67,788$-999,999,999
Non Families$28,438$37,352

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buna Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Buna Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Buna 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 45-54.

Buna Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buna Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

104

Number of Veterans

96

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War47
Vietnam28
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Buna Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5460
75+19
65 to 7414
55 to 6411
18 to 340

Buna Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1048.01%

Buna Veterans by Race

Buna Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buna Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

42.7%

Labor Force Participation

35.1%

Employment Rate

17.9%

Unemployment Rate

Buna Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Buna Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Buna 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

87.11%

Born in Buna

99%

Native Born

1%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99% of Buna residents were born in the United States, with 87.11% having been born in Texas. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Buna Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,90800%
20231,90800%
20221,90821912.97%
20211,689-219-11.48%
20201,9081719.84%
20191,737-154-8.14%
20181,891-386-16.95%
20172,277-131-5.44%
20162,408-192-7.38%
20152,60024610.45%
20142,354924.07%
20132,2621698.07%
20122,09319710.39%
20111,896-246-11.48%
20102,14200%

Buna Population by Year