Buena Vista, MichiganBuena Vista
is a town located in Saginaw County, Michigan
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 7,845.
Geography\nAccording to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 11.6 km²
). 11.6 km² (4.5 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 7,845 people, 2,905 households, and 2,077 families residing in the town. The population density
is 676.1/km² (1,750.6/mi²). There are 3,192 housing units at an average density of 275.1/km² (712.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 22.51% White, 69.27% African American
, 0.45% Native American
, 0.17% Asian
, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 4.91% from other races, and 2.69% from two or more races. 9.82% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 2,905 households out of which 35.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.5% are married couples living together, 31.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% are non-families. 24.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.65 and the average family size is 3.13.
In the town the population is spread out with 30.8% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 88.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 80.4 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $26,689, and the median income for a family is $30,118. Males have a median income of $29,000 versus $23,866 for females. The per capita income for the town is $14,243. 22.9% of the population and 22.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 33.7% are under the age of 18 and 13.8% are 65 or older.