Buena Vista (city) County VA Information

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Buena Vista (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Buena Vista (city) County VA Housing Affordability Index is 125
State of Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 126
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Buena Vista (city) County VA Wealth Index is 39
State of Virginia Wealth Index is 124
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 6,413
Population in Households 5,987
Population in Families 4,800
Population in Group Qrtrs 426
Population Density 957
Diversity Index1 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,804
Average Household Income $45,566
Per Capita Income $17,699
Wealth Index3 39

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,885 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,585 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 891 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 409 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $122,632
Housing Affordability Index2 125
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,476
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,625
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.39% -0.61%
Households -0.54% -0.7%
Families -0.65% -0.79%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

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Buena Vista (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buena Vista (city) County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 127 5th
Population Density # 36 74th
Diversity Index # 105 22nd
Median Household Income # 130 3rd
Per Capita Income # 132 2nd

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