Buena, New Jersey Census Data & Community Profile

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Buena GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Buena, NJ
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Buena, NJ was 3,873.

Buena Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Buena was 1,887, which represents 48.7 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Buena, NJ
There are an estimated 748 married men in the town. 51 percent of men over 15 years old in Buena are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Buena is 1,986 which is 51.3 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Buena, New Jersey
There are an estimated 676 married women in the community. 42.2 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Buena, NJ
The median age of people living in Buena, NJ was 36.2 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Buena was 245. There were 2,876 people above the age of 18, which represents 74.3 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 15.8 percent of the population (613) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Buena, NJ
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Buena, NJ was 3,735.

White Population in Buena, NJ
The estimated White population in the Buena community is 2,993, which is 77.3 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Buena, New Jersey
The estimated Black/African American population is 296, which is 7.6 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Buena, NJ
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Buena, NJ was 20.

Asian Population in Buena, New Jersey
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 17.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Buena, NJ
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Buena was an estimated 1.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 408, while those of “two or more races” was 138 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Buena community was 916, or 23.7 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Buena, NJ
The household population number in Buena was 3,840.

Group Quarters Population in Buena, NJ
Group Quarters population in the community was 33.

Average Household Size in Buena, NJ
The average household size in Buena is 2.64 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.23 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Buena, NJ
At the time of the last census survey, there were 1,553 total housing units in Buena.

The number of occupied housing units was 1,454, or 93.6 of the total units in town. Of these, 914 were owner-occupied (62.9), and 540 were renter-occupied (37.1, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 99 vacant homes in Buena at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Buena, New Jersey
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 764, with a median value in dollars of 98,100.

Monthly Owner Costs in Buena, NJ
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,117 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Buena, average costs per month were $456 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 1,590 people in the community had a high school degree, or 62.3 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Buena, New Jersey
224 people in Buena also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 8.8 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Buena, NJ
The number of Civilian Veterans in Buena was 309, or 10.7 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Buena, NJ
In 2000, there were 896 people in Buena, NJ listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Buena, NJ
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 861 people in Buena who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 23.8 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Buena, New Jersey
There were 1,779 in the labor force in Buena at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 59.5 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Buena was 25.4 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Buena, NJ
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $35,679. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Buena, NJ
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $44,352. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Buena, New Jersey
Per capita income in Buena in the last full census was 16,717. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Buena numbered 117, or 11.8 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Buena, NJ
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 725, or 18.7 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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