Buena Vista, Virginia Population 2021

Buena Vista, Virginia's estimated population is 6,446 with a growth rate of -0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Buena Vista, Virginia is the 125th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 6,611 and has seen a growth of -2.50% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,446-16-0.25%
20206,462-16-0.25%
20196,478-16-0.25%
20186,494120.19%
20176,482470.73%
20166,435-94-1.44%
20156,529-20-0.31%
20146,549-103-1.55%
20136,652-95-1.41%
20126,747360.54%
20116,7111001.51%
20106,6112053.20%
19906,406-311-4.63%
19806,7172924.54%
19706,4251251.98%
19606,3001,08620.83%
19505,21487920.28%
19404,3353338.32%
19304,002912.33%
19203,91166620.52%
19103,24585735.89%
19002,3880.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.25%
2010 Population
6,611
Growth Since 2010
-2.50%
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Buena Vista, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,78489.20%
Black or African American4727.28%
Asian1231.90%
Some Other Race420.65%
Two or More Races410.63%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.09%
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Buena Vista, Virginia Population by Race

Buena Vista, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Buena Vista, Virginia Median Age

35.5


Total

37


Male

33.4


Female

Buena Vista, Virginia Adults

There are 5,140 adults, (1,196 of whom are seniors) in Buena Vista, Virginia.

Buena Vista, Virginia Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Buena Vista, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

3,708

57.19%

Male

2,776

42.81%

Buena Vista, Virginia Population by Age

Buena Vista, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buena Vista, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male75.3%24.7%
Married73%27%
All68%32%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Female57.3%42.7%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buena Vista, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5172.3668
Married1,1212.9173
Non Family7661.2365.5
Female4642.8957.3
Male1662.4975.3

2.81

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Buena Vista, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2947.13%
9th to 12th Grade48511.76%
High School Graduate1,66240.31%
Some College80819.60%
Associates Degree2175.26%
Bachelors Degree3418.27%
Graduate Degree3167.66%
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Buena Vista, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buena Vista, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,7513,019598
Black26221527
Asian5656
Hispanic545432

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 hispanic people with a rate of 59.26%.

Buena Vista, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,164$30,924$19,011
Less Than 9th Grade$22,933$26,797$16,968
High School Graduate$19,043$18,523$19,151
Some College$30,084$31,953$25,000
Bachelors Degree$25,798$$6,818
Graduate Degree$62,028$73,992$53,816

$25,164

Average Earnings

$30,924

Average Male

$19,011

Average Female

Buena Vista, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buena Vista, Virginia Language by Age

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Buena Vista, Virginia Language

97.25% of Buena Vista, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.

Buena Vista, Virginia Language

Buena Vista, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,3311,38225.92%
Asian123123100.00%
Hispanic961414.58%
Other421433.33%

25.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.36%

Male Poverty Rate

28.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buena Vista, Virginia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buena Vista, Virginia is Hispanic, with 14.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 20.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.53%.

Buena Vista, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.15%
High School22.63%
Some College13.56%
Bachelors or Greater8.29%

Buena Vista, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed36.84%
Female Employed28.80%
Male Employed14.53%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Buena Vista, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buena Vista, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,455$55,417
Families$37,574$55,455
Married Families$50,559-
Non Families$21,857$52,639
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Income by Household Type

Buena Vista, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Buena Vista, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Buena Vista, Virginia 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 45-54.

Buena Vista, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Buena Vista, Virginia Marital Status

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418

Number of Veterans

372

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam167
Second Gulf War115
First Gulf War68
Korea48
World War II3

Buena Vista, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74146
35 to 54100
75+81
18 to 3467
55 to 6424

Buena Vista, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3918.48%
Black277.16%

Buena Vista, Virginia Veterans by Race

Buena Vista, Virginia Veterans by Education

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8.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buena Vista, Virginia Veterans by Education

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55.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Buena Vista, Virginia Employment by Age

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Buena Vista, Virginia Employment by Race

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Buena Vista, Virginia 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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73.04%

Born in Buena Vista, Virginia

98.95%

Native Born

1.05%

Foreign Born

0.68%

Non Citizen

0.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.95% of Buena Vista, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 73.04% having been born in Virginia. 0.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Buena Vista, Virginia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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