Income/capita 15%
Household income 27%
Unemployment 23%
IndexBuena ParkCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$25,236$31,458$29,829
Median household income$70,341$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$90,276$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$50,496$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$34,308$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$26,720$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level14.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Buena Park is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Buena Park is 27% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Buena Park is 23% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Buena Park is 7% lower than the national average

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      Buena Park employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.3%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector19.2%1.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.1%6.7%
      Wholesale & retail services18.9%19.0%
      Public administration3.3%2.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%2.6%
      Education, health & social services9.0%28.1%

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      Rossmoor, CA10,933$114,457107%
      Buena Park, CA82,771$70,34127%

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      Hemet, CA82,748$35,60936%
      Sioux City, IA82,666$46,02817%
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      Johns Creek, GA82,930$107,17694%
      Redwood City, CA82,595$90,46164%
      Buena Park, CA82,771$70,34127%
      Source: The Buena Park, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).