StatisticBuena VistaSan JoseCalifornia
Population density (sq mi)4,0965,686256
Median age32.336.136.0
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a56%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%48%46%
Speak Englishn/a43%56%
Speak Spanishn/a23%29%

Key findings

  • The population density in Buena Vista is 28% lower than San Jose
  • The median age in Buena Vista is 10% lower than San Jose
  • In Buena Vista 34.94% of the population is White
  • In Buena Vista 4.45% of the population is Black
  • In Buena Vista 5.19% of the population is Asian

Compare San Jose, CA Demographics


      Buena Vista population breakdown by race

      RaceBuena VistaSan JoseCalifornia
      American Indian1.50%0.52%0.74%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.44%0.39%
      Mixed race10.22%4.97%4.62%
      Other race43.70%14.69%13.28%
      In Buena Vista, 32.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Buena Vista age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Buena Vista, San Jose, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).