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   (County: Chaffee County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Buena Vista Town, Colorado give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 58

5 to 9 years : 22

10 to 14 years : 64

15 to 17 years : 70

18 and 19 years : 10

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 59

25 to 29 years : 112

30 to 34 years : 34

35 to 39 years : 50

40 to 44 years : 82

45 to 49 years : 114

50 to 54 years : 127

55 to 59 years : 96

60 and 61 years : 41

62 to 64 years : 46

65 and 66 years : 25

67 to 69 years : 21

70 to 74 years : 104

75 to 79 years : 50

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 146

5 to 9 years : 78

10 to 14 years : 72

15 to 17 years : 14

18 and 19 years : 30

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 152

25 to 29 years : 61

30 to 34 years : 16

35 to 39 years : 121

40 to 44 years : 51

45 to 49 years : 144

50 to 54 years : 54

55 to 59 years : 126

60 and 61 years : 45

62 to 64 years : 39

65 and 66 years : 28

67 to 69 years : 25

70 to 74 years : 174

75 to 79 years : 57

80 to 84 years : 35

85 years and over : 32


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,384

Multiple ancestry : 1,135

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 27

Ancestry not reported : 139


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,668

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 8

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 9

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 204

5 to 17 years : 320

18 to 24 years : 251

25 to 34 years : 223

35 to 44 years : 304

45 to 54 years : 439

55 to 59 years : 222

60 and 61 years : 86

62 to 64 years : 85

65 to 74 years : 377

75 years and over : 174

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 140

5 to 17 years : 174

18 to 24 years : 135

25 to 34 years : 138

35 to 44 years : 117

45 to 54 years : 133

55 to 59 years : 64

60 and 61 years : 37

62 to 64 years : 19

65 to 74 years : 117

75 years and over : 71

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 64

5 to 17 years : 146

18 to 24 years : 116

25 to 34 years : 85

35 to 44 years : 187

45 to 54 years : 306

55 to 59 years : 158

60 and 61 years : 41

62 to 64 years : 66

65 to 74 years : 260

75 years and over : 94

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 9


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 520

Female : 625

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 657

Female : 866

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 8

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 9


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 1,083

Born in other state in the United States : 1,387

Native: born outside the United States : 8

Foreign born : 9


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 105

Now married, except separated : 605

Divorced : 71

Separated : 0

Widowed : 76

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 223

Now married, except separated : 910

Divorced : 143

Separated : 0

Widowed : 95

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 8

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 9

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Speak only English : 2,372

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 96

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

German:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Buena Vista Town, Colorado

  • German: 490   (21.1%)
  • English: 384   (16.5%)
  • Irish: 342   (14.7%)
  • Other Groups: 190   (8.2%)
  • Italian: 151   (6.5%)
  • United States Or American: 150   (6.4%)
  • Norwegian: 83   (3.6%)
  • Scottish: 61   (2.6%)
  • Swedish: 59   (2.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 57   (2.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 45   (1.9%)
  • Slavic: 30   (1.3%)
  • Swiss: 30   (1.3%)
  • Polish: 29   (1.2%)
  • European: 25   (1.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 24   (1.0%)
  • Dutch: 24   (1.0%)
  • Scandinavian: 23   (1.0%)
  • Welsh: 16   (0.7%)
  • French Canadian: 14   (0.6%)
  • Russian: 13   (0.6%)
  • British: 13   (0.6%)
  • Croatian: 12   (0.5%)
  • Czech: 12   (0.5%)
  • Danish: 11   (0.5%)
  • Subsaharan African: 8   (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 5   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 5   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 5   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 4   (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 4   (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 3   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Buena Vista Town, Colorado is 2,685



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Buena Vista Town, Colorado: 1,185
Female Population in Buena Vista Town, Colorado: 1,500


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Buena Vista Town, Colorado: 46.7
Median Female Resident Age in Buena Vista Town, Colorado: 46.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Buena Vista Town, Colorado


White


Both sexes

45.4

Male

42.9

Female

47.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

7.0

Male

51.3

Female

6.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

38.5

Male

48.0

Female

33.5

Asian


Both sexes

49.3

Male

49.3

Female

55.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

37.5

Male

0.0

Female

37.5

Other


Both sexes

44.5

Male

44.8

Female

41.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

23.3

Male

23.8

Female

18.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

33.9

Male

30.8

Female

39.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.9

Male

44.1

Female

47.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Buena Vista Town, Colorado


  • White: 2,487
  • African American: 12
  • American Indian: 113
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 4
  • Two or More Races: 69



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Buena Vista Town, Colorado citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Buena Vista Town, Colorado

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 8   (1.21%)
  • 9th Grade: 12   (1.82%)
  • 10th Grade: 5   (0.76%)
  • 11th Grade: 4   (0.61%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 22   (3.34%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 167   (25.34%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 59   (8.95%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 137   (20.79%)
  • Associate Degree: 65   (9.86%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 135   (20.49%)
  • Master's Degree: 35   (5.31%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 8   (1.21%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 4   (0.51%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 30   (3.81%)
  • 9th Grade: 3   (0.38%)
  • 10th Grade: 19   (2.41%)
  • 11th Grade: 15   (1.91%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 19   (2.41%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 253   (32.15%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 96   (12.2%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 117   (14.87%)
  • Associate Degree: 58   (7.37%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 133   (16.9%)
  • Master's Degree: 27   (3.43%)
  • Professional School Degree: 13   (1.65%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Buena Vista Town, Colorado

  • Buena Vista R-31


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 2027, Buena Vista, CO 81211, Phone: (719) 395-7000, Students: 986 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Buena Vista Town, Colorado

  • Avery/parsons Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: P O Box 2027, Buena Vista, CO 81211, Phone: (719) 395-7020, Students: 371 )

  • Harry L Mc Ginnis Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: P O Box 2027, Buena Vista, CO 81211, Phone: (719) 395-7060, Students: 241 )

  • Arrowhead Learning Center


    ( Grades: 5-12, Location: P O Box 1199, Buena Vista, CO 81211, Phone: (719) 395-4675, Students: 22 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Buena Vista Town, Colorado

  • Buena Vista High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box 2027, Buena Vista, CO 81211, Phone: (719) 395-7100, Students: 331 )

  • Chaffee County High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box 2027, Buena Vista, CO 81211, Phone: (719) 395-4064, Students: 43 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Buena Vista Town, Colorado

  • Darren Patterson Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 1243, Buena Vista, CO 81211, Phone: (719) 395-6046, Students: 72 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Buena Vista Town, Colorado

  • Buena Vista/n Chaffee Co Ld


    131 Linderman Avenue, Buena Vista, CO 81211

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Buena Vista Town, Colorado


  • Buena Vista Colored School Historical Society Inc


    2455 Sycamore Avenue, Buena Vista, VA 24416

  • Buena Vista Heritage Museum


    511 E Main St, Buena Vista, CO 81211
    http://www.buenavistaheritage.org

  • Denver South Park & Pacific Historical Society


    Po Box 26, Buena Vista, CO 81211

  • Marion County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 564, Buena Vista, GA 31803

  • Orpheum Theater Inc


    Po Box 5141, Buena Vista, CO 81211

  • Pasaquan Preservation Society Inc


    Pob 388, Buena Vista, GA 31803

  • Paxton House Historical Society


    2039 Sycamore Avenue, Buena Vista, VA 24416

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Buena Vista Town, Colorado affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Buena Vista Town, Colorado.

Area Features of Buena Vista Town, Colorado


Airport


(1) Central Colorado Regional Airport  

Arch


(1) Aspen Arch  

Basin


(1) Horn Fork Basin  

Building


(1) Buena Vista Correctional Complex   (2) Buena Vista Fire Department   (3) Buena Vista Police Department   (4) Chaffee County Fire Protection District Station 1   (5) Chaffee County Fire Protection District Station 15   (6) Chaffee County Fire Protection District Station 3   (7) Chaffee County Sheriff S Office Buena Vista   (8) Colorado State Patrol Buena Vista Post  

Canal


(1) Arkansas Valley Canal   (2) Bray Ditch   (3) Cottonwood Maxwell Ditch   (4) Helena Ditch   (5) Johnson Ditch   (6) Mary Bray Ditch   (7) Mckenna Ditch   (8) Michigan Ditch   (9) Riverside Ditch   (10) Silver Creek Ditch   (11) Trout Creek Ditch   (12) Wolf And Neerland Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Mount Olivet Cemetery  

Census


(1) Johnson Village Census Designated Place  

Civil


(1) Buena Vista Division   (2) Town Of Buena Vista  

Dam


(1) 3 Elk Dam   (2) Clear Creek Dam  

Falls


(1) Bedrock Falls   (2) The Falls  

Flat


(1) Berrian Park   (2) Brush Park   (3) Buffalo Meadows   (4) Davis Meadow   (5) Piles Pasture  

Gap


(1) Browns Pass   (2) Elkhead Pass  

Lake


(1) Anglemeyer Lake   (2) Bear Lake   (3) Hartenstein Lake   (4) Harvard Lakes   (5) Lake Rebecca   (6) Pear Lake   (7) Rainbow Lake   (8) Silver King Lake   (9) Twin Lakes  

Locale


(1) Berrian School   (2) Browns Cabin   (3) Buena Vista Square Shopping Center   (4) Goddard Ranch   (5) Little Johns Cabin   (6) Maxwell School   (7) Pine Creek School   (8) Rancho Sawatch   (9) Riverside School   (10) T-cross Ranch  

Mine


(1) Annie C Mine   (2) Be True Mine   (3) Big Chief Tunnel Mine   (4) Blakes Wonder Placer Mine   (5) Browns Cabin Mine   (6) Doris Ruby Group Mine   (7) Eureka Mountain Mine   (8) Josephine Quarry   (9) Lienhart Mine   (10) Little Annie Mine   (11) Madeline Mine   (12) Magdalene Mine   (13) Mary A Claims Mine   (14) Mizpah Mine   (15) Nellie Bly Mine   (16) Quaker Mine   (17) Silver King Mine   (18) Speedy Mine   (19) Sunset Shaft Mine   (20) Tamarack Mine   (21) Tom Collins Mine   (22) Triad Mine   (23) Yellow Bird Mine  

Pillar


(1) Elephant Rock  

Populated Place


(1) Americus   (2) Buena Vista   (3) Johnson Village   (4) Princeton   (5) Riverside  

Post Office


(1) Buena Vista Post Office  

Range


(1) Collegiate Peaks  

Reserve


(1) Buffalo Peaks Wilderness   (2) Collegiate Peaks Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) 3 Elk Reservoir   (2) Clear Creek Reservoir   (3) Ice Pond   (4) Kroenke Lake   (5) Lake Claire   (6) Rainbow Lake  

Ridge


(1) Triad Ridge  

Spring


(1) Cottonwood Hot Springs   (2) Lost Spring  

Stream


(1) Buffalo Creek   (2) Clear Creek   (3) Columbia Creek   (4) Cottonwood Creek   (5) Deep Creek   (6) Ferris Creek   (7) Four Elk Creek   (8) Fourmile Creek   (9) Frenchman Creek   (10) Gable Creek   (11) Horn Fork Creek   (12) Hughes Creek   (13) Little Fourmile Creek   (14) Maxwell Creek   (15) Mcfadden Creek   (16) Mercury Creek   (17) Middle Cottonwood Creek   (18) Middle Fork Salt Creek   (19) Morris Creek   (20) Morrison Creek   (21) North Cottonwood Creek   (22) North Fork Denny Creek   (23) North Fork Sevenmile Creek   (24) North Texas Creek   (25) Pine Creek   (26) Powell Creek   (27) Red Deer Creek   (28) Rock Creek   (29) Sevenmile Creek   (30) Silver Creek   (31) Silver Prince Creek   (32) South Cottonwood Creek   (33) South Fork Salt Creek   (34) South Fork Sevenmile Creek   (35) South Pine Creek   (36) South Texas Creek   (37) Thompson Creek   (38) Three Elk Creek   (39) Tiger Lily Creek   (40) Trout Creek  

Summit


(1) Bald Mountain   (2) Birthday Peak   (3) East Buffalo Peak   (4) Emerald Peak   (5) Iowa Peak   (6) Marmot Peak   (7) Midland Hill   (8) Missouri Mountain   (9) Mount Columbia   (10) Mount Harvard   (11) Mount Oxford   (12) Mount Yale   (13) Waverly Mountain   (14) West Buffalo Peak  

Tower


(1) Kdmn-am Buena Vista  

Trail


(1) Fourmile Creek - Buffalo Meadows Trail   (2) Harvard Trail   (3) Horn Fork Trail   (4) Midland Bike Trail   (5) Pine Creek Trail   (6) South Pine Creek Trail   (7) Texas Creek Trail   (8) Wapaca Trail  

Valley


(1) Avalanche Gulch   (2) Big Sandy Draw   (3) Charcoal Gulch   (4) Chinaman Gulch   (5) Columbia Gulch   (6) Deadman Gulch   (7) Delaney Gulch   (8) Dry Columbia Gulch   (9) Harris Gulch   (10) Hop Gulch   (11) Kellog Gulch   (12) Langhoff Gulch   (13) Magdalene Gulch   (14) Sawmill Gulch   (15) Shields Gulch   (16) Short Gulch   (17) Tie Gulch   (18) Waterloo Gulch  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Buena Vista Town, Colorado

81211 (pop. 6,508)


Cities Nearby Buena Vista Town, Colorado

Buena Vista Ccd, CO  (pop. 7,469) 1.7 Miles
Salida Ccd, CO  (pop. 9,401) 21.3 Miles
Salida City, CO  (pop. 5,424) 22.5 Miles
Poncha Springs Town, CO  (pop. 588) 22.7 Miles
Lake George Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,798) 25.3 Miles
Pitkin Town, CO  (pop. 71) 26.2 Miles
Leadville Ccd, CO  (pop. 6,416) 26.8 Miles
Fairplay Town, CO  (pop. 642) 27.6 Miles
Leadville City, CO  (pop. 2,878) 29.5 Miles
Leadville North Cdp, CO  (pop. 2,360) 30.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Buena Vista Town, Colorado

719



Elevation in Buena Vista Town, Colorado is 7,976.0 ft. (2,431.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Buena Vista Town, Colorado

Lat: 38.838790 N        Long: -106.132886 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Buena Vista Town, Colorado need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Colorado

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
  Total Electric Industry 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
  Total Electric Industry 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
  Total Electric Industry 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61
  Total Electric Industry 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Buena Vista Town, Colorado

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 5   (0.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 14   (1.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 16   (2.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 40   (5.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 46   (6.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 142   (18.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 234   (30.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 47   (6.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 47   (6.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 62   (8.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 9   (1.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 6   (0.8%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 45   (5.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 58   (7.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 972

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 71

In 3-person carpool : 81

In 4-person carpool : 10

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 7

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 10

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 7

Walked : 79

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 143


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 255

5 to 9 minutes : 497

10 to 14 minutes : 115

15 to 19 minutes : 74

20 to 24 minutes : 0

25 to 29 minutes : 18

30 to 34 minutes : 110

35 to 39 minutes : 28

40 to 44 minutes : 57

45 to 59 minutes : 22

60 to 89 minutes : 33

90 or more minutes : 28


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

With Social Security income : 498

No Social Security income : 757


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

With retirement income : 274

No retirement income : 981


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 32

$10,000 to $14,999 : 27

$15,000 to $19,999 : 18

$20,000 to $24,999 : 33

$25,000 to $29,999 : 96

$30,000 to $34,999 : 9

$35,000 to $39,999 : 40

$40,000 to $44,999 : 62

$45,000 to $49,999 : 64

$50,000 to $59,999 : 108

$60,000 to $74,999 : 162

$75,000 to $99,999 : 64

$100,000 to $124,999 : 19

$125,000 to $149,999 : 61

$150,000 to $199,999 : 25

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $52,197


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Buena Vista Town, Colorado

  • KVRH (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Salida, CO; Owner: Headwaters Media, L.l.c.)
  • KSKE (1450 AM; 0.25 kW; Buena Vista, CO; Owner: Pilgrim Communications, Inc.)
  • KSKE (1450 AM; 0.25 kW; Buena Vista, CO; Owner: Pilgrim Communications, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Buena Vista Town, Colorado

  • NEW (88.1 FM; Poncha Springs, CO; Owner: Cedar Cove Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Poncha Springs, CO; Owner: Cheyenne Mountain Public Broadcast House, Inc.)
  • KTOL (90.9 FM; Leadville, CO; Owner: Educational Communications Of Colorado Springs, Inc.)
  • KTPF (91.3 FM; Poncha Springs, CO; Owner: Educational Communications Of Colorado Springs, Inc.)
  • KVRH-FM (92.3 FM; Poncha Springs, CO; Owner: Three Eagles Communications Of Colorado, Llc)
  • KVRH-FM (92.3 FM; Poncha Springs, CO; Owner: Three Eagles Communications Of Colorado, Llc)
  • KSBV (93.7 FM; Poncha Springs, CO; Owner: Arkansas Valley Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KWUZ (97.5 FM; Poncha Springs, CO; Owner: Three Eagles Communications Of Colorado, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Buena Vista Town, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 116  (24.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 111  (23.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 88  (18.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 115  (24.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 141  (32.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 114  (26.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 152  (35.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 7  (1.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 53 Farms In Buena Vista Town, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Buena Vista Town, Colorado

Colorado East Bank & Trust - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $751.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 18

Collegiate Peaks Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $403.5k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 5

High Country Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $201.1k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 4

Nbh Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.8m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 98

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Buena Vista Town, Colorado

  • Harriet Alexander Field


    (about 21.3 miles in Salida, Colorado; Airport Code: SLT)

  • Lake County


    (about 28.1 miles in Leadville, Colorado; Airport Code: LXV)

  • Buckhorn Ranch


    (about 43.0 miles in Crested Butte, Colorado; Airport Code: CSE)

  • Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field


    (about 47.6 miles in Woody Creek, Colorado; Airport Code: ASE)

  • Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional


    (about 48.3 miles in Gunnison, Colorado; Airport Code: GUC)

  • Vail/Avon


    (about 55.4 miles in Vail, Colorado; Airport Code: WHR)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Buena Vista Town, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.26%

Carpooled

8.60%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.69%

Walked

2.87%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

11.58%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Buena Vista Town, Colorado, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 731

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 64

Female householder, no husband present : 25

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 378

Householder not living alone : 57


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 26

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 1,229


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 571

Renter-occupied housing units : 160

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 42

Renter-occupied housing units : 22

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 16

Renter-occupied housing units : 9

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 291

Renter-occupied housing units : 144


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 94

$10,000 to $14,999 : 110

$15,000 to $19,999 : 110

$20,000 to $24,999 : 86

$25,000 to $29,999 : 120

$30,000 to $34,999 : 42

$35,000 to $39,999 : 69

$40,000 to $44,999 : 77

$45,000 to $49,999 : 64

$50,000 to $59,999 : 121

$60,000 to $74,999 : 175

$75,000 to $99,999 : 64

$100,000 to $124,999 : 37

$125,000 to $149,999 : 61

$150,000 to $199,999 : 25

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Total : 1,402


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Occupied : 1,255

Vacant : 147


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 5

Built 2000 to 2004 : 123

Built 1990 to 1999 : 184

Built 1980 to 1989 : 218

Built 1970 to 1979 : 233

Built 1960 to 1969 : 167

Built 1950 to 1959 : 223

Built 1940 to 1949 : 0

Built 1939 or earlier : 249


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Utility gas : 997

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 54

Electricity : 126

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 68

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 10

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 8

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 19

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 25

$100,000 to $124,999 : 79

$125,000 to $149,999 : 153

$150,000 to $174,999 : 183

$175,000 to $199,999 : 190

$200,000 to $249,999 : 122

$250,000 to $299,999 : 45

$300,000 to $399,999 : 61

$400,000 to $499,999 : 19

$500,000 to $749,999 : 16

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 7

Home equity loan only : 55

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 452

Housing units without a mortgage : 406


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Buena Vista Town, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $180,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $168,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $199,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $189,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $123,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $158,900

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $180,900


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Buena Vista Town, Colorado: 62.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Buena Vista Town, CO): $34,800
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Buena Vista Town): $121,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Buena Vista Town): $594
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Buena Vista Town, Colorado

Utility Gas: 79.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.9%
Electricity: 13.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Buena Vista Town, Colorado are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Buena Vista Town, Colorado

Premier Home Care Inc


     Address: 28350 County Road 317 #1, Buena Vista, Colorado 81211
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/11/2006

Upper Arkansas Home Health, An Amedisys Partn


     Address: 301 E Oak Street, Salida, Colorado 81201
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/1/1985

St Vincent Home Health Care


     Address: 822 W 4th St, Leadville, Colorado 80461
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 10/2/1995

Mountain Home Health


     Address: 300 E Denver Ave, Gunnison, Colorado 81230
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 6/5/1991

Bristlecone Health Services Inc


     Address: 360 Peak One Blvd #210, Frisco, Colorado 80443
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 4/1/1979

Hospitals Close To Buena Vista Town, Colorado

Heart Of The Rockies Regional Medical Center


     Address: 448 E First St, Salida, Colorado 81201
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

St Vincent General Hospital District


     Address: 822 W 4th Street, Leadville, Colorado 80461
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Aspen Valley Hospital


     Address: 0401 Castle Creek Road, Aspen, Colorado 81611
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Gunnison Valley Hospital


     Address: 711 N Taylor Street, Gunnison, Colorado 81230
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

St Anthony Summit Medical Center


     Address: 340 Peak One Drive, Frisco, Colorado 80443
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Buena Vista Town, Colorado

Columbine Manor Care Center


     Address: 530 West 16th Street, Salida, Colorado 81201
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 100
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Health Care Center At Gunnison Living Community


     Address: 1500 W Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, Colorado 81230
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 43
     Percent Occupied: 73%

Cripple Creek Rehabilitation & Wellness Center


     Address: 700 North A Street, Cripple Creek, Colorado 80813
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 46
     Percent Occupied: 77%

Hildebrand Care Center


     Address: 1401 Phay Avenue, Canon City, Colorado 81212
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 88
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Centura Health-st Thomas More Progressive Care Cen


     Address: 1338 Phay Avenue, Canon City, Colorado 81212
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 85
     Percent Occupied: 73%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Buena Vista Town, Colorado

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 496 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Buena Vista Town, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 1,110
    Disabled Workers: 155
    Widowers Workers: 105
    Spouses Workers: 105
    Children Workers: 65


(updated 2007)



Chaffee County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 42.94%
  • Bush & Cheney 55.59%
  • Other 1.47%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Buena Vista Town, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Chaffee County, CO

10.11 % of Chaffee County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $37,160

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Chaffee County, CO (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • El Paso County , CO 0.74 % ($41,023 AGI )
  • Fremont County , CO 0.74 % ($31,773 AGI )
  • Jefferson County , CO 0.45 % ($50,852 AGI )

Relocation away from Chaffee County, CO

9.70 % of Chaffee County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $32,391

Colorado Average 10.03 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Chaffee County, CO (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Fremont County , CO 0.87 % ($33,904 AGI )
  • El Paso County , CO 0.74 % ($52,659 AGI )
  • Mesa County , CO 0.40 % ($24,500 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Colorado

Low Bracket: $0 (4.63%)
High Bracket: $0 (4.63%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Colorado

2.90%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Buena Vista Town, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Buena Vista Town, Colorado directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Buena Vista Town, Colorado

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 0 0 0
Robbery 1 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 44 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assault 0 n/a n/a 6 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a 271 136 0 93 0 47 0 0 0 0
Burglary 7 n/a n/a 8 5 3 1 7 2 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 311 n/a n/a 362 226 135 47 330 94 47 0 0 0
Larceny Theft 56 n/a n/a 89 21 3 11 9 13 23 11 1 4
    per 100,000 2,484 n/a n/a 4,022 949 135 512 424 611 1,092 413 37 149
Vehicle Theft 3 n/a n/a 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 133 n/a n/a 90 0 0 0 0 47 0 0 0 37
Arson 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 n/a n/a 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
17 n/a n/a 25 7 2 3 4 4 6 3 0 1
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
8 n/a n/a 13 4 0 2 2 2 3 1 0 0


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Colorado

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
8,381 9,125 11,369 9,961 6,950 10,980 14,666 15,240 16,098 16,471


(updated 2014)



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