Buena Park, CA

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Living in Buena Park

Buena Park is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 81,788 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Buena Park is the 93rd largest community in California.

Housing costs in Buena Park are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.

Unlike some cities, Buena Park isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Buena Park are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Buena Park is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Buena Park who work in sales jobs (12.95%), office and administrative support (12.61%), and management occupations (8.70%).

In Buena Park, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.02 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Buena Park citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.51% of adults in Buena Park have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Buena Park in 2018 was $29,594, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,376 for a family of four. However, Buena Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Buena Park is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Buena Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Buena Park, accounting for 37.91% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Buena Park residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Buena Park include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Buena Park's cultural character, accounting for 37.30% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Buena Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.