Buena Vista city, Virginia Population 2020

Buena Vista city, Virginia's estimated population is 6,085 with a growth rate of -1.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Buena Vista city, Virginia is the 127th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20206,085-76-1.23%
20196,161-76-1.22%
20186,237-76-1.20%
20176,313-49-0.77%
20166,362-171-2.62%
20156,533-17-0.26%
20146,550-102-1.53%
20136,652-94-1.39%
20126,746360.54%
20116,710991.50%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.23%
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Buena Vista city, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,67888.73%
Black or African American3815.95%
Asian2754.30%
Two or More Races390.61%
Some Other Race120.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.09%
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Buena Vista city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Buena Vista city, Virginia Median Age

37.5


Total

36.5


Male

40.1


Female

Buena Vista city, Virginia Adults

There are 5,193 adults, (1,176 of whom are seniors) in Buena Vista city, Virginia.

Buena Vista city, Virginia Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Buena Vista city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

3,554

55.54%

Male

2,845

44.46%

Buena Vista city, Virginia Households and Families

Buena Vista city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buena Vista city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.8%32.2%
Female66.8%33.2%
All66.7%33.3%
Non Family65.9%34.1%
Male61.8%38.2%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5392.3266.7
Married1,1902.9167.8
Non Family8511.2965.9
Female3672.6366.8
Male1312.7661.8

2.8

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Buena Vista city, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2967.24%
9th to 12th Grade41810.22%
High School Graduate1,59438.97%
Some College89621.91%
Associates Degree2355.75%
Bachelors Degree3328.12%
Graduate Degree3197.80%
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Buena Vista city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,7353,059570
Black21818028
Asian11811848
Hispanic19195

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 asian people with a rate of 40.68%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,116$30,824$17,813
Less Than High School$18,344$23,045$2,500
High School Grad$19,527$21,518$18,990
Some College$31,048$43,650$25,227
Bachelors Degree$23,257$34,500$8,484
Graduate Degree$53,611$70,583$40,625

$24,116

Average Earnings

$30,824

Average Male

$17,813

Average Female

Buena Vista city, Virginia Language

Buena Vista city, Virginia Language by Age

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Buena Vista city, Virginia Language

98.15% of Buena Vista city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.33% of the population.

Buena Vista city, Virginia Poverty

Buena Vista city, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,2901,13921.53%
Asian2754315.64%

20.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.21%

Male Poverty Rate

21.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buena Vista city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buena Vista city, Virginia is White, with 21.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buena Vista city, Virginia is Asian, with 15.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.29%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.34%
High School21.76%
Some College12.72%
Bachelors or Greater7.48%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.13%
Female Employed24.24%
Male Employed16.83%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Buena Vista city, Virginia Income

Buena Vista city, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,273$50,088
Families$46,216$55,962
Married Families$50,563-
Non Families$23,767$36,955
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Buena Vista city, Virginia Marital Status

Buena Vista city, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Buena Vista city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Buena Vista city, Virginia 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 45-54.

Buena Vista city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Buena Vista city, Virginia Veterans

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341

Number of Veterans

312

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam140
Second Gulf War98
First Gulf War55
Korea38
World War II16
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74117
35 to 5493
75+61
18 to 3454
55 to 6416
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3136.82%
Black288.54%

Buena Vista city, Virginia Veterans by Education

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6.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buena Vista city, Virginia Employment Status

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58.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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71.43%

Born in Virginia

99.30%

Native Born

0.70%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.30% of Buena Vista city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 71.43% having been born in Virginia. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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