Buena Vista, CO


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Buena Vista is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 2,760 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Buena Vista is the 106th largest community in Colorado.

Housing costs in Buena Vista 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 Colorado.

Unlike some towns, Buena Vista isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Buena Vista are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Buena Vista is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Buena Vista who work in office and administrative support (12.34%), sales jobs (10.37%), and food service (9.50%).

Of important note, Buena Vista is also a town of artists. Buena Vista has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Buena Vista’s character.

One of the benefits of Buena Vista is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.14 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Buena Vista is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Buena Vista citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.95% of adults in Buena Vista have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Buena Vista in 2010 was $22,543, which is lower middle income relative to Colorado, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,172 for a family of four.

The people who call Buena Vista home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Buena Vista residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Buena Vista include Irish, English, Swedish, and Norwegian.

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

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