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Buena Vista
  • Town in Colorado

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade C+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade A minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A+

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Buena Vista is a town in Colorado with a population of 2,935. Buena Vista is in Chaffee County. Living in Buena Vista offers residents a rural feel and most residents rent their homes. In Buena Vista there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Many young professionals live in Buena Vista and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Buena Vista are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$312,700
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,320
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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Buena Vista Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    34.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    344.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,171.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    241.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    2%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    5%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    23%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Buena Vista

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$48,456
National
$64,994

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