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Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Lake Buena Vista is a city located in Orange County, Florida. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 16.

Table of contents
1 History
2 Geography
3 Demographics


Founded in the late 1960's by The Walt Disney Company when they purchased massive amounts of orange groves outside of the City of Orlando. Their plan was to build a new amusement park (Walt Disney World Resort Opened in 1971). The Mayor, Business Administrator and City Council are all appointed and are employees of The Walt Disney Company. The only employees who are not under the director of Disney is the Reedy Creek Improvement District which provides Fire Protection and Utilities services such as Electricity and Water. Reedy Creek was founded and chartered by the State of Florida Legislature as an publicly funded agency of the state.


Lake Buena Vista is located at 28°22'39" North, 81°31'18" West (28.377362, -81.521728)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.7 km² (4.9 mi²). 12.5 km² (4.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.84% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 16 people, 9 households, and 5 families residing in the city. The population density is 1.3/km² (3.3/mi²). There are 11 housing units at an average density of 0.9/km² (2.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 100.00% White, 0.00% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 9 households out of which 11.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% are married couples living together, 0.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 44.4% are non-families. 44.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 1.78 and the average family size is 2.40.

In the city the population is spread out with 12.5% under the age of 18, 0.0% from 18 to 24, 18.8% from 25 to 44, 37.5% from 45 to 64, and 31.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 53 years. For every 100 females there are 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $39,375, and the median income for a family is $62,500. Males have a median income of $60,000 versus $38,750 for females. The per capita income for the city is $25,769. 0.0% of the population and 0.0% of families are below the poverty line.