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Demographics Analysis

The people of Buena Vista City, Virginia 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 City, Virginia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 128

5 to 9 years : 213

10 to 14 years : 132

15 to 17 years : 144

18 and 19 years : 46

20 years : 85

21 years : 75

22 to 24 years : 144

25 to 29 years : 187

30 to 34 years : 87

35 to 39 years : 288

40 to 44 years : 172

45 to 49 years : 221

50 to 54 years : 176

55 to 59 years : 171

60 and 61 years : 63

62 to 64 years : 95

65 and 66 years : 17

67 to 69 years : 71

70 to 74 years : 193

75 to 79 years : 63

80 to 84 years : 84

85 years and over : 48

Female:

Under 5 years : 133

5 to 9 years : 143

10 to 14 years : 211

15 to 17 years : 115

18 and 19 years : 89

20 years : 76

21 years : 124

22 to 24 years : 141

25 to 29 years : 223

30 to 34 years : 159

35 to 39 years : 311

40 to 44 years : 101

45 to 49 years : 169

50 to 54 years : 208

55 to 59 years : 246

60 and 61 years : 71

62 to 64 years : 136

65 and 66 years : 49

67 to 69 years : 176

70 to 74 years : 134

75 to 79 years : 108

80 to 84 years : 72

85 years and over : 187


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 4,228

Multiple ancestry : 1,223

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 59

Ancestry not reported : 775


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 6,277

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 7

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 1


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 261

5 to 17 years : 958

18 to 24 years : 780

25 to 34 years : 656

35 to 44 years : 872

45 to 54 years : 774

55 to 59 years : 417

60 and 61 years : 134

62 to 64 years : 231

65 to 74 years : 640

75 years and over : 562

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 250

5 to 17 years : 851

18 to 24 years : 469

25 to 34 years : 425

35 to 44 years : 630

45 to 54 years : 592

55 to 59 years : 323

60 and 61 years : 86

62 to 64 years : 187

65 to 74 years : 551

75 years and over : 439

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 11

5 to 17 years : 107

18 to 24 years : 303

25 to 34 years : 231

35 to 44 years : 242

45 to 54 years : 182

55 to 59 years : 94

60 and 61 years : 48

62 to 64 years : 44

65 to 74 years : 89

75 years and over : 123

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 7

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 : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 1

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 : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,273

Female : 2,530

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 623

Female : 851

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 7

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 1


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Born in state of residence : 4,469

Born in other state in the United States : 1,363

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 1


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,040

Now married, except separated : 1,817

Divorced : 400

Separated : 155

Widowed : 529

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 170

Now married, except separated : 844

Divorced : 233

Separated : 25

Widowed : 104

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 7

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 1

Now married, except separated : 0

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 City, Virginia)

Speak only English : 5,993

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 31

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Buena Vista City, Virginia

  • United States Or American: 1,634   (32.5%)
  • Other Groups: 668   (13.3%)
  • German: 659   (13.1%)
  • Irish: 506   (10.1%)
  • English: 449   (8.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 446   (8.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 130   (2.6%)
  • Dutch: 116   (2.3%)
  • Italian: 95   (1.9%)
  • Scottish: 93   (1.8%)
  • Swedish: 33   (0.7%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 29   (0.6%)
  • Norwegian: 28   (0.6%)
  • European: 21   (0.4%)
  • Scandinavian: 20   (0.4%)
  • Polish: 18   (0.4%)
  • Russian: 16   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 15   (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 14   (0.3%)
  • British: 10   (0.2%)
  • Australian: 8   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 8   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 6   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Buena Vista City, Virginia is 6,285



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Buena Vista City, Virginia: 2,903
Female Population in Buena Vista City, Virginia: 3,382


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Buena Vista City, Virginia: 39.3
Median Female Resident Age in Buena Vista City, Virginia: 39.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Virginia is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Buena Vista City, Virginia


White


Both sexes

38.7

Male

36.8

Female

40.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

33.4

Male

27.8

Female

43.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

34.5

Male

26.5

Female

36.5

Asian


Both sexes

36.5

Male

34.0

Female

43.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

20.8

Male

20.5

Female

20.8

Other


Both sexes

23.8

Male

25.5

Female

23.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

20.6

Male

21.0

Female

20.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.8

Male

26.0

Female

20.9

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.0

Male

37.1

Female

40.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Buena Vista City, Virginia


  • White: 5,833
  • African American: 352
  • American Indian: 16
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 8
  • Two or More Races: 76



(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 City, Virginia citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Buena Vista City, Virginia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 24   (1.25%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 58   (3.03%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 81   (4.23%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 153   (7.99%)
  • 9th Grade: 54   (2.82%)
  • 10th Grade: 108   (5.64%)
  • 11th Grade: 74   (3.86%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 57   (2.98%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 645   (33.68%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 122   (6.37%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 234   (12.22%)
  • Associate Degree: 91   (4.75%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 122   (6.37%)
  • Master's Degree: 54   (2.82%)
  • Professional School Degree: 12   (0.63%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 26   (1.36%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 77   (3.3%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 31   (1.33%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 32   (1.37%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 224   (9.59%)
  • 9th Grade: 60   (2.57%)
  • 10th Grade: 116   (4.97%)
  • 11th Grade: 122   (5.22%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 46   (1.97%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 801   (34.3%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 240   (10.28%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 236   (10.11%)
  • Associate Degree: 119   (5.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 159   (6.81%)
  • Master's Degree: 51   (2.18%)
  • Professional School Degree: 12   (0.51%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 9   (0.39%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Buena Vista City, Virginia

  • Buena Vista City Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 2329 Chestnut Avenue, Buena Vista, VA 24416, Phone: (540) 261-2129, Students: 1,125 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Buena Vista City, Virginia

  • Parry Mccluer Middle


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 2329 Chestnut Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416, Phone: (540) 261-7340, Students: 356 )

  • Enderly Heights Elem.


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: 101 Woodland Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416, Phone: (540) 261-6151, Students: 254 )

  • F. W. Kling Jr. Elem.


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: 3400 Lombardy Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416, Phone: (540) 261-6717, Students: 191 )

  • Mountain View Elem.


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 20 Burger Circle, Buena Vista, VA 24416, Phone: (540) 261-2418, Students: 131 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Buena Vista City, Virginia

  • Parry Mccluer High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 100 Bradford Drive, Buena Vista, VA 24416, Phone: (540) 261-2127, Students: 324 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Buena Vista City, Virginia

  • Southern Virginia University


    ( 4-year, Private not-for-profit, Student Population: 701; Location: Ne University Hill Drive, Buena Vista, VA 24416, Web: http://www.southernvirginia.edu )

Academic Libraries In Buena Vista City, Virginia

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Branch) In Buena Vista City, Virginia

  • Buena Vista Public Library


    2110 Magnolia Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Buena Vista City, Virginia


  • Buena Vista Colored School Historical Society Inc


    2455 Sycamore Avenue, Buena Vista, VA 24416

  • 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 City, Virginia 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 City, Virginia.

Area Features of Buena Vista City, Virginia


Building


(1) Admissions Building   (2) Ann B Stoddard Living Center   (3) Arthur House   (4) Buena Vista Fire Department Company 10   (5) Buena Vista Rescue Squad   (6) Buena Vista Town Hall   (7) Camelot House   (8) Craton Hall   (9) Fawson House   (10) Ferrel House   (11) Knight Guest House   (12) Knight Sports Arena   (13) Lancelot House   (14) Landrum House   (15) Nyman House   (16) President S House - Southern Virginia University   (17) Robey Hall   (18) Shenandoah Valley Health Care Center   (19) Student Life Office Building   (20) Tucson House   (21) Union Station   (22) Von Canon Library  

Cemetery


(1) Green Hill Cemetery   (2) Paxton Cemetery   (3) Rockbridge Memorial Gardens   (4) Wesley Chapel Cemetery  

Church


(1) Blue Ridge Baptist Church   (2) Buena Vista Baptist Church   (3) Buena Vista Presbyterian Church   (4) Christ Episcopal Church   (5) Church Of God   (6) Church Of God Of Prophecy   (7) Church Of The Good Shepherd   (8) First Apostolic Church Of Buena Vista   (9) First Baptist Church   (10) First Brethren Church   (11) First Evangelical Methodist Church   (12) Mccutchen Church   (13) Mount Horeb Church   (14) Mountain View Church   (15) Neriah Church   (16) Oronoco Church   (17) Pentecostal Holiness Church   (18) Peoples Memorial United Methodist Church   (19) Poplar Hill Church   (20) Riverside Church   (21) Saint Johns United Methodist Church   (22) Salem Church   (23) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (24) Stone Church Of The Brethren   (25) The Peoples Baptist Church   (26) Wesley Chapel  

Civil


(1) City Of Buena Vista  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 188   (2) Interchange 191  

Dam


(1) Goose Neck Dam   (2) Keys Mill Dam  

Falls


(1) Panther Falls  

Gap


(1) Chestnut Sag   (2) Humphreys Gap   (3) Indian Gap   (4) Licklog Springs Gap   (5) Robinson Gap   (6) Saltlog Gap   (7) Whites Gap  

Locale


(1) Bluff Mountain Overlook   (2) Brown Mountain Creek Shelter   (3) Buena Vista Overlook   (4) Cypress Falls   (5) House Mountain Overlook   (6) Oronoco Campground   (7) Pedlar Work Center   (8) Punchbowl Shelter   (9) Rice Mountain Overlook   (10) Shady Mountain Campground   (11) Whites Gap Overlook  

Park


(1) Glen Maury Park   (2) Laurel Park  

Pillar


(1) Little Pinnacle  

Populated Place


(1) Buena Vista   (2) Enderly Heights   (3) Mechanicsville   (4) Mountain View   (5) Oronoco   (6) Racy Acres   (7) Riverside   (8) South River   (9) Stewardsburg  

Post Office


(1) Buena Vista Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Spring Lake Historical  

Ridge


(1) Cedar Ridge   (2) Hellgate Ridge   (3) Little Apple Mountain   (4) Mineral Ridge   (5) Roundtop Ridge  

School


(1) Ben Salem School Historical   (2) Enderly Heights Elementary School   (3) F W Kling Elementary School   (4) Moores School Historical   (5) Mountain View Elementary School   (6) Mountain View School Historical   (7) Oronoco School Historical   (8) Park Avenue School   (9) Parry Mccluer High School   (10) Parry Mccluer Middle School   (11) Southern Seminary Junior College   (12) Southern Virginia University  

Stream


(1) Bennetts Run   (2) Bluff Creek   (3) Brown Mountain Creek   (4) Chalk Mine Run   (5) Davis Mill Creek   (6) Dry Branch   (7) Gordons Run   (8) Harrison Run   (9) Indian Gap Run   (10) Lady Slipper Run   (11) Lowry Run   (12) Marl Creek   (13) Mill Creek   (14) Noels Run   (15) North Fork Bennetts Run   (16) Pedlar Gap Run   (17) Poplar Cove Run   (18) Roberts Creek   (19) Rubush Run   (20) Shady Mountain Creek   (21) Sheep Creek   (22) South Fork Bennetts Run   (23) South Fork Chalk Run   (24) South River   (25) Stony Run   (26) Swapping Camp Creek   (27) Warm Run  

Summit


(1) Bluff Mountain   (2) Brown Mountain   (3) Charlie Taylor Mountain   (4) Chimney Rock Mountain   (5) Coleman Mountain   (6) Elephant Mountain   (7) Garnet Peak   (8) Highco Mountain   (9) Long Mountain   (10) Lowry Peak   (11) Mcclure Peak   (12) Moore Mountain   (13) Paxton Hill   (14) Paxton Peak   (15) Poplar Hill   (16) Punchbowl Mountain   (17) Rice Mountain   (18) Roundtop   (19) Shady Mountain   (20) Silas Knob   (21) Silver Peak   (22) Target Hill   (23) Whites Peak  

Tower


(1) Wrel-fm Buena Vista  

Tunnel


(1) Bluff Mountain Tunnel  

Valley


(1) Cherry Orchard Hollow   (2) Polecat Hollow   (3) Reservoir Hollow   (4) Washer Hollow   (5) Wilmoth Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Buena Vista City, Virginia

24416 (pop. 8,627)


Counties Nearby Buena Vista City, Virginia

Lexington City, VA  (pop. 6,909) 6.1 Miles
Rockbridge County, VA  (pop. 22,393) 6.8 Miles
Amherst County, VA  (pop. 32,239) 15.2 Miles
Lynchburg City, VA  (pop. 77,157) 24.8 Miles
Clifton Forge City, VA  (pop. 4,289) 26.4 Miles
Nelson County, VA  (pop. 15,204) 26.9 Miles
Bedford City, VA  (pop. 6,291) 29.0 Miles
Botetourt County, VA  (pop. 33,049) 29.6 Miles
Bath County, VA  (pop. 4,636) 30.4 Miles
Augusta County, VA  (pop. 73,768) 31.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Buena Vista City, Virginia

540



Elevation in Buena Vista City, Virginia is 847.0 ft. (258.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Buena Vista City, Virginia

Lat: 37.732184 N        Long: -79.353325 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Buena Vista City, Virginia 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 Virginia

    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 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
  Total Electric Industry 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
  Total Electric Industry 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.88 1.72 0.45 1.12 0.00 2.22
  Energy-Only Providers 4.59 4.42 4.52 4.52 0.00 4.53
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.22 2.42 1.09 1.22 0.00 2.86
  Energy-Only Providers 4.50 4.33 4.46 4.46 0.00 4.45
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.22
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.23
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.35 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 5.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.50
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.32 8.63 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 6.47 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.44
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.48 4.08 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.49
  Energy-Only Providers 7.55 7.48 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.55
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.52 0.64 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.37
  Energy-Only Providers 9.60 9.81 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.73
  Full-Service Providers 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86
  Total Electric Industry 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Buena Vista City, Virginia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 91   (3.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 63   (2.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 119   (4.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 308   (10.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 543   (18.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 248   (8.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 454   (15.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 264   (9.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 140   (4.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 127   (4.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 45   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 16   (0.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 320   (10.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 208   (7.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,233

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 296

In 3-person carpool : 52

In 4-person carpool : 23

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 7

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

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 : 8

Bicycle : 7

Walked : 219

Other means : 80

Worked at home : 44


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Less than 5 minutes : 260

5 to 9 minutes : 973

10 to 14 minutes : 391

15 to 19 minutes : 404

20 to 24 minutes : 432

25 to 29 minutes : 113

30 to 34 minutes : 51

35 to 39 minutes : 28

40 to 44 minutes : 1

45 to 59 minutes : 238

60 to 89 minutes : 18

90 or more minutes : 16


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

With Social Security income : 1,178

No Social Security income : 1,514


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

With retirement income : 501

No retirement income : 2,191


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 136

$10,000 to $14,999 : 229

$15,000 to $19,999 : 46

$20,000 to $24,999 : 79

$25,000 to $29,999 : 138

$30,000 to $34,999 : 81

$35,000 to $39,999 : 87

$40,000 to $44,999 : 126

$45,000 to $49,999 : 102

$50,000 to $59,999 : 145

$60,000 to $74,999 : 262

$75,000 to $99,999 : 333

$100,000 to $124,999 : 84

$125,000 to $149,999 : 40

$150,000 to $199,999 : 12

$200,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $46,563


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Buena Vista City, Virginia

  • WBRG (1050 AM; 4.0 kW; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Tri-county Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WXCF (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Iron Gate, VA; Owner: Wvjt, Llc)
  • WVGM (1320 AM; 1.0 kW; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: 3 Daughters Media, Inc.)
  • WBLT (1350 AM; 5.0 kW; Bedford, VA; Owner: 3 Daughters Media, Inc.)
  • WKPA (1390 AM; 4.7 kW; Madison Heights, VA; Owner: Seven Hills Media, Inc.)
  • WREL (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Lexington, VA; Owner: First Media Radio, Llc)
  • WLVA (580 AM; 0.25 kW; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Truth Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WLVA (590 AM; 5.0 kW; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Truth Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 9.0 kW; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Hubbard's Advertising Agency, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Buena Vista City, Virginia

  • WVBE-FM (100.1 FM; Madison Heights, VA; Owner: Mel Wheeler, Inc.)
  • WIQO-FM (100.9 FM; Low Moor, VA; Owner: Wvjt, Llc)
  • WSNZ (101.7 FM; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WJJX (102.7 FM; Madison Heights, VA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; Low Moor, VA; Owner: Wvjt, Llc)
  • WLNI (105.9 FM; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Centennial Licensing, Llc)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Craigsville, VA; Owner: James Madison University Board Of Visitors)
  • WMRL (89.9 FM; Lexington, VA; Owner: James Madison University Board Of Visitors)
  • WWMC (90.9 FM; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Liberty University, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Greenville, VA; Owner: Calvary Chapel Of Staunton)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Greenville, VA; Owner: Stucomm, Inc.)
  • WLUR (91.5 FM; Lexington, VA; Owner: Washington And Lee University)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; Craigsville, VA; Owner: High Impact Communications Inc)
  • WWZW (96.7 FM; Buena Vista, VA; Owner: First Media Radio, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Buena Vista City, Virginia

  • WVPT (Channel 51; Craigsville, VA; Owner: Shenandoah Valley Educational Television Corporation)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Buena Vista City, Virginia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 240  (15.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 195  (12.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 126  (8.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 10  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 358  (23.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 290  (19.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 427  (27.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 485  (31.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 8  (0.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 13  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)











There are 60 Farms In Buena Vista City, Virginia


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Buena Vista City, Virginia

  • Lynchburg Regional/Preston Glenn Field


    (about 29.2 miles in Lynchburg, Virginia; Airport Code: LYH)

  • Ingalls Field


    (about 30.3 miles in Hot Springs, Virginia; Airport Code: HSP)

  • Roanoke Regional/Woodrum Field


    (about 44.2 miles in Roanoke, Virginia; Airport Code: ROA)

  • Shenandoah Valley Regional


    (about 44.4 miles in Weyers Cave, Virginia; Airport Code: SHD)

  • Charlottesville Albemarle


    (about 56.6 miles in Charlottesville, Virginia; Airport Code: CHO)

  • Greenbrier Valley


    (about 57.7 miles in Lewisburg, West Virginia; Airport Code: LWB)

  • Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive


    (about 68.2 miles in Blacksburg, Virginia; Airport Code: BCB)

  • Gordonsville Municipal


    (about 71.0 miles in Montpelier Station, Virginia; Airport Code: GVE)

  • William M Tuck


    (about 76.0 miles in Scottsburg, Virginia; Airport Code: SBV)

  • Orange County


    (about 79.5 miles in Madison Mills, Virginia; Airport Code: QOR)

  • Danville Regional


    (about 80.1 miles in Ringgold, Virginia; Airport Code: DAN)

  • New River Valley


    (about 83.5 miles in Fairlawn, Virginia; Airport Code: PSK)

  • Blue Ridge


    (about 84.5 miles in Spencer, Virginia; Airport Code: QCX)

  • Elkins-Randolph County-Jennings Randolph Field


    (about 84.5 miles in Elkins, West Virginia; Airport Code: EKN)

  • Grant County


    (about 88.0 miles in Arthur, West Virginia; Airport Code: PGC)

  • Raleigh County Memorial


    (about 96.8 miles in Stanaford, West Virginia; Airport Code: BKW)

  • Culpeper Regional


    (about 97.9 miles in Brandy Station, Virginia; Airport Code: CJR)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Buena Vista City, Virginia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.18%

Carpooled

15.22%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.23%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

4.04%

Other Means

1.63%

Worked At Home

1.70%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Buena Vista City, Virginia, 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 City, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,309

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 120

Female householder, no husband present : 480

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 629

Householder not living alone : 154


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 62

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 84

All other households : 2,546


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 950

Renter-occupied housing units : 359

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 113

Renter-occupied housing units : 7

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 220

Renter-occupied housing units : 260

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 405

Renter-occupied housing units : 378


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 179

$10,000 to $14,999 : 443

$15,000 to $19,999 : 174

$20,000 to $24,999 : 123

$25,000 to $29,999 : 131

$30,000 to $34,999 : 109

$35,000 to $39,999 : 118

$40,000 to $44,999 : 226

$45,000 to $49,999 : 119

$50,000 to $59,999 : 186

$60,000 to $74,999 : 283

$75,000 to $99,999 : 456

$100,000 to $124,999 : 84

$125,000 to $149,999 : 40

$150,000 to $199,999 : 12

$200,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Total : 2,857


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Occupied : 2,692

Vacant : 165


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : 79

Built 2000 to 2004 : 75

Built 1990 to 1999 : 131

Built 1980 to 1989 : 337

Built 1970 to 1979 : 545

Built 1960 to 1969 : 432

Built 1950 to 1959 : 539

Built 1940 to 1949 : 281

Built 1939 or earlier : 438


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Utility gas : 1,710

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 21

Electricity : 814

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 39

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 108

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 49

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 12

$20,000 to $24,999 : 17

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 45

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 39

$60,000 to $69,999 : 86

$70,000 to $79,999 : 127

$80,000 to $89,999 : 73

$90,000 to $99,999 : 110

$100,000 to $124,999 : 274

$125,000 to $149,999 : 305

$150,000 to $174,999 : 156

$175,000 to $199,999 : 127

$200,000 to $249,999 : 133

$250,000 to $299,999 : 55

$300,000 to $399,999 : 28

$400,000 to $499,999 : 10

$500,000 to $749,999 : 30

$750,000 to $999,999 : 12

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

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 : 63

Home equity loan only : 118

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 669

Housing units without a mortgage : 838


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Buena Vista City, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $152,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $125,400

Built 1980 to 1989 : $141,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $143,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $144,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $119,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $105,200

Built 1939 or earlier : $82,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Buena Vista City, Virginia: 66.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Virginia: 67.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Buena Vista City, Virginia

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 20 20 $1,295,100
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

20 20 $1,295,100
2001        
  Single Family 27 27 $1,993,500
  Two Family 2 4 $150,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

29 31 $2,143,500
2002        
  Single Family 30 30 $2,149,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $200,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

31 34 $2,349,000
2003        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,179,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $300,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 15 $1,479,000
2004        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,075,000
  Two Family 3 6 $250,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 21 $1,325,000
2005        
  Single Family 15 15 $2,348,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $2,348,000
2006        
  Single Family 30 30 $3,427,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 22 $895,000
  Total

31 52 $4,322,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Buena Vista City, VA): $32,410
Median Household Income In 2000 (Virginia): $46,677


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Buena Vista City): $71,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Virginia): $118,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Buena Vista City, Virginia

Utility Gas: 69.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.9%
Electricity: 21.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 4.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Buena Vista City, Virginia

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 18.5%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 81.5%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Buena Vista city): $403
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Virginia): $650
Fair Market Rent in (Buena Vista city): $0


(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 City, Virginia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Buena Vista City, Virginia

Stonewall Jackson Hosp Hm Hlth


     Address: 130 Walker Street Suite C, Lexington, Virginia 24450
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 11/10/1983

Gentiva Health Services-lynchburg


     Address: 2050 Langhorne Rd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/31/2005

Centra Health Home Health Serv


     Address: 3300 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia 24503
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/29/1983

Home Health Solutions


     Address: 1032 Claymont Drive, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/3/1997

First Dominion Hm Hlth Care


     Address: 2808 Old Forest Road, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/1/1988

Hospitals Close To Buena Vista City, Virginia

Stonewall Jackson Hospital


     Address: 1 Health Circle, Lexington, Virginia 24450
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Centra Health


     Address: 1920 Atherholt Road, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Central Virginia Training Center


     Address: Po Box 1098, Lynchburg, Virginia 24505
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Alleghany Regional Hospital


     Address: One Arh Lane, Low Moor, Virginia 24457
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Bedford Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1613 Oakwood Street Box 688, Bedford, Virginia 24523
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Buena Vista City, Virginia

Golden Livingcenter-shenandoah Valley


     Address: 3737 Catalpa Ave, Po Box 711, Buena Vista, Virginia 24416
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 83
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Benjamin Borden Health Center


     Address: 170 Kendal Drive, Lexington, Virginia 24450
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Heritage Hall Lexington


     Address: 205 Houston Street, East Lexington, Virginia 24450
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Fairmont Crossing


     Address: 173 Brockman Park Drive, Amherst, Virginia 24521
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 106
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Medical Care Centers


     Address: 2200 Landover Place, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 108
     Percent Occupied: 92%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Buena Vista City, Virginia

Name: North Anna
Address: PO Box 402; Mineral, VA 23117-0402
Distance: 82 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Buena Vista City, Virginia

    Retired Workers: 1,160
    Disabled Workers: 375
    Widowers Workers: 235
    Spouses Workers: 85
    Children Workers: 145


(updated 2007)



Buena Vista City, Virginia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 39.18%
  • Bush & Cheney 59.31%
  • Other 1.51%



(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 City, Virginia citizens.

Relocation to Buena Vista city, VA

8.94 % of Buena Vista city tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $26,952

Virginia Average 11.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Buena Vista city, VA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Rockbridge County , VA 3.32 % ($26,359 AGI )
  • Lexington , VA 0.64 % ($32,133 AGI )

Relocation away from Buena Vista city, VA

8.43 % of Buena Vista city tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $27,223

Virginia Average 10.78 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Buena Vista city, VA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Rockbridge County , VA 3.00 % ($21,343 AGI )
  • Lexington , VA 0.47 % ($29,182 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Virginia

Low Bracket: $3,000 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $17,000 (5.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Virginia

5.00%


(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 City, Virginia is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Buena Vista City, Virginia


On 07/09/1990, a tornado touched down 10.15 miles from the center of Buena Vista City, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 06/05/1975, a tornado touched down 15.3 miles from the center of Buena Vista City, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.





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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 City, Virginia directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Virginia

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
13,211 12,152 15,000 4,618 17,110 16,891 18,728 19,137 20,081 20,902


(updated 2014)



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