The Town of Buena Vista had a population of 2,699 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Buena Vista is located at latitude 38.8293 and longitude -106.1395 in Chaffee County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Buena Vista (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chaffee County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,959 feet.
The Town of Buena Vista (GNIS ID: 2411739) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buena Vista population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||2,160|
|Population in Familes||1,713|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||539|
|Average Household Size||1.75|
|Average Family Size||2|
|Total Housing Units||1,414 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||857 (60.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||379 (26.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||178 (12.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$241,226|
|Average Home Value||$291,015|
|Median Household Income||$51,952|
|Average Household Income||$57,590|
|Per Capita Income||$22,738|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.43%|
|Per Capita Income||2.38%|
The table below compares Buena Vista to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 143||69th|
|Population Density1||# 222||52nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 202||57th|
|Median Household Income||# 246||47th|
|Per Capita Income||# 347||24th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.