Buena Vista, VA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Buena Vista, Virginia Info Snack

Population
6,484
Unemployment
2.3%
Poverty
25.5%
Median Home
$126,600
Median Income
$32,455
Median Rent
$795

Buena Vista SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
4
Diversity
6
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
9

Buena Vista, VA Crime Report

25
Total Crimes
406.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-83.60%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Buena Vista
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 25 406.1 1,850.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 7 113.7 208.0 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.0 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 41.3 81.6
Aggravated Assault 4 65.0 128.7 250.2
Property Crime 18 292.4 1,642.7 2,109.9
Burglary 3 48.7 162.8 340.5
Larceny 15 243.7 1,359.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 0 0.0 120.3 219.9

Buena Vista, VA Cost Of Living

87
Buena Vista's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Buena Vista Virginia National Average
Overall 87 107 100
Services 99 99 100
Groceries 87 96 100
Health 98 97 100
Housing 65 130 100
Transportation 89 90 100
Utilities 107 100 100

Buena Vista, VA Photos

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Rankings for Buena Vista in Virginia

Map Of Buena Vista, VA

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Population over time in Buena Vista

Year Population % Change
2019 6,484 1.3%
2018 6,399 -1.5%
2017 6,495 -1.7%
2016 6,610 -0.8%
2015 6,666 -0.3%
2014 6,683 -0.2%
2013 6,699 0.3%
2012 6,679 0.5%
2011 6,647 -0.1%
2010 6,653 -

Race / Ethnicity in Buena Vista

White
88.1% (5,714)
African American
7.3% (472)
American Indian
0.1% (6)
Asian
1.9% (123)
Hawaiian
0.2% (16)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.6% (36)
Hispanic
1.8% (117)
Race Buena Vista VA USA
White 88.1% 61.8% 60.7%
African American 7.3% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 6.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.6% 3.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.8% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Buena Vista

Female
57.2% (3,707)
Male
42.8% (2,776)
Gender Buena Vista VA USA
Female 57.2% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 42.8% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Buena Vista for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (453)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (778)
High School / GED
40.0% (2,593)
Some College
20.0% (1,296)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (324)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (518)
Master's Degree
6.0% (389)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (129)
Education Buena Vista VA USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 40.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Buena Vista, Virginia

Less than $10,000
4.7% (30,397)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.8% (76,767)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.2% (98,663)
$25,000 to $34,999
20.5% (132,925)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.4% (74,191)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.2% (98,663)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.4% (54,355)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.8% (43,793)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.5% (29,109)
$200,000 or more
1.5% (9,531)
Income Buena Vista VA USA
Less than $10,000 4.7% 5.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.8% 3.4% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.2% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 20.5% 7.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.4% 11.0% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.2% 16.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.4% 13.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.8% 17.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.5% 8.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.5% 10.9% 7.7%

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