Buena Vista is a somewhat small city located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 6,603 people and just one neighborhood, Buena Vista is the 100th largest community in Virginia.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Buena Vista is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.21% of the Buena Vista workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Buena Vista is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Buena Vista who work in office and administrative support (15.50%), food service (11.31%) and maintenance occupations (7.29%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Buena Vista is a college town. There are a lot of students in Buena Vista attending college, and as a result Buena Vista provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
As is often the case in a small city, Buena Vista doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.