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|People QuickFacts||Buena Vista||Virginia|
|Population, 2013 estimate||6,680||8,260,405|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||6,650||8,001,031|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||0.5%||3.2%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010||6.2%||6.4%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010||21.4%||23.2%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010||16.1%||12.2%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010||53.5%||50.9%|
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a)||91.0%||68.6%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a)||5.2%||19.4%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a)||1.1%||0.4%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.4%||5.5%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.2%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010||1.7%||2.9%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b)||1.5%||7.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010||90.0%||64.8%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||77.6%||84.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||0.6%||11.3%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||3.9%||14.9%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||77.0%||87.5%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||14.9%||35.2%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||16.8||27.7|
|Housing units, 2010||2,936||3,364,939|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||66.1%||67.3%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||12.5%||21.7%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$118,900||$244,600|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||2.29||2.60|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$18,453||$33,493|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$36,591||$63,907|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||20.6%||11.3%|
|Business QuickFacts||Buena Vista||Virginia|
|Total number of firms, 2007||448||638,643|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||9.9%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||7.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||4.5%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||31.5%||30.1%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||202,807||92,417,797|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||D||60,513,396|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||30,610||105,663,299|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$4,900||$13,687|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||D||15,340,483|
|Geography QuickFacts||Buena Vista||Virginia|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||6.70||39,490.09|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||991.9||202.6|
|Counties||Buena Vista city|