Income/capita 46%
Household income 60%
Unemployment 113%
IndexBuena VistaGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$15,991$26,678$29,829
Median household income$22,212$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,875$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,014$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$28,858$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$20,042$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate9.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level29.5%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Buena Vista is 46% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Buena Vista is 60% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Buena Vista is 113% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Buena Vista is 96% higher than the national average

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      Buena Vista employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry30.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector19.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services10.4%6.5%
      Wholesale & retail services2.6%12.1%
      Public administration5.7%14.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.9%6.5%
      Education, health & social services18.0%31.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ellaville, GA1,957$24,63055%
      Buena Vista, GA2,226$22,21260%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Erda, UT2,226$71,74230%
      Ahwahnee, CA2,225$64,04916%
      Mabton, WA2,225$38,01531%
      Kinsey, AL2,227$37,50032%
      Parkwood, CA2,227$36,82733%
      Buena Vista, GA2,226$22,21260%
      Source: The Buena Vista, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).