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Population in 2012: 2,662 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.3%
Males: 1,299  (48.8%)
Females: 1,363  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  45.0 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 81211.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,188 (it was $34,800 in 2000)
Buena Vista:

$40,188
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,556

Buena Vista town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $189,467 (it was $121,900 in 2000)
Buena Vista:

$189,467
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $208,501; Detached houses: $195,411; Townhouses or other attached units: $884,425; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $884,425; Mobile homes: $41,974

Median gross rent in 2012: $824.

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Buena Vista races chart
  • White alone - 2,420 (92.5%)
  • Hispanic - 131 (5.0%)
  • Two or more races - 32 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.04%)

Races in Buena Vista detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Buena Vista: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (26.6%), Irish (19.3%), English (10.4%), Swedish (5.2%), Italian (4.4%), Norwegian (3.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7955 feet

Land area: 3.44 square miles.

Population density: 774 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Buena Vista:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buena Vista town:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

41 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.6%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Buena Vista, Colorado as of December 29, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Buena Vista to the number of sex offenders is 532 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $798 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $721 (0.4%)

Buena Vista satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (72.3 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (494.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Johnson Village, CO (1.6 miles ), Maysville, CO (4.6 miles) , Smeltertown, CO (4.6 miles) , Garfield, CO (4.7 miles) , Salida, CO (4.7 miles ), Poncha Springs, CO (4.8 miles ), Lake George, CO (5.0 miles) , Pitkin, CO (5.1 miles) .

Latitude: 38.84 N, Longitude: 106.13 W

Area code: 719

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Crime rates in Buena Vista by Year
Type 2001 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.047.50.00.0
Robberies 1000000000
per 100,000 44.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0630201000
per 100,000 0.0271.1135.50.093.10.047.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 7853172100
per 100,000 310.6361.5225.8135.446.5329.994.047.50.00.0
Thefts 56892131191323111
per 100,000 2484.54021.7948.5135.4511.9424.1611.21091.6413.137.4
Auto thefts 3200001000
per 100,000 133.190.40.00.00.00.047.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.6) 136.8233.676.314.139.937.841.780.115.61.4

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Crime rate in Buena Vista detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
Colorado average:

2.23

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.4%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +415 (+23.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Buena Vista-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1977, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 30.7 miles away from the Buena Vista town center .

On 6/13/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 60.2 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Buena Vista-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2001 at 22:38:54, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from Buena Vista center
On 2/10/2006 at 21:48:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1995 at 06:51:48, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2002 at 22:17:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from Buena Vista center
On 9/19/2004 at 06:09:43, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chaffee County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Buena Vista:

  • PREMIER HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, 301 STATE HIGHWAY 24 NORTH)

Political contributions by individuals in Buena Vista, CO

Airports located in Buena Vista:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buena Vista:

  • Western State College of Colorado (about 48 miles; Gunnison, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,025)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 69 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 4,620)
  • Colorado Technical University Online (about 71 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 30,924)
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (about 72 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 6,040)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 73 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 5,185)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 80 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 4,383)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 80 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 2,438)

Public high schools in Buena Vista:

Private high school in Buena Vista:

  • DARREN PATTERSON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 169; Location: 518 S SAN JUAN AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Buena Vista:

See full list of schools located in Buena Vista, School District: BUENA VISTA R-31

Library in Buena Vista:

  • NORTHERN CHAFFEE COUNTY LIB DIST/BUENA VISTA (Operating income: $486,938; Location: 131 LINDERMAN AVENUE; 20,075 books; 2,107 audio materials; 3,259 video materials; 29 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 107 print serial subscriptions; 31 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Buena Vista: Chaffee County Fire Protection District Station 1 (A), Chaffee County Fire Protection District Station 15 (B), Buena Vista Fire Department (C), Chaffee County Sheriff's Office Buena Vista (D), Buena Vista Police Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Buena Vista Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Mount Olivet Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Buena Vista Heritage (Museums; 511 West Main Street), Charlotte Hot Springs Resort (Recreation Areas; 19256 County Road 343), Cottonwood Hotsprings Inn (Recreation Areas; 18999 County Road 306), Jump Steady (Recreation Areas; 18999 County Road 306), Morning Star Retreat (Recreation Areas; 18999 County Road 306), Morning Sun Retreat (Recreation Areas; 18999 County Road 306), Sweet Shot Indoor Golf & Fun Center (522 Antero Circle), Arkansas Valley Adventure (Recreational Trips & Guides; 40671 Highway 24 North), Arkansasvalleychamberof Commerce (Tours & Charters; 18650 Ponderosa Lane).

Hotels: A Bed On the Arkansas (12753 USHighway 24/285), Great Western Sumac Lodge (428 USHighway 24 South), Best Western Vista Inn (733 U South Highway 24 North), Cottonwood Hotsprings Inn (18999 County Road 306), Forest Creek Cabins (29155 County Road 330), Adobe Inn (303 USHighway 24 North), Alpine Lodge (12845 USHighway 24/285), Jump Steady (18999 County Road 306), Lakeside Motel (112 West Lake).

Court: Police - Business Office (123 Linderman Avenue).

 
Chaffee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Buena Vista and their reported violations in the past:

BUENA VISTA TOWN OF (Population served: 3120, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-1997. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-1997), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-1997)
BUENA VISTA CORRECTIONAL FACILITY (Population served: 1700, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2005)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
NOAHS ARK WHITEWATER RAFTING (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
GAME TRAIL ASSOCIATION INC (Address: 517 US HWY 24 SOUTH , Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2006)
  • One regular monitoring violation
YOUNG LIFE TRAIL WEST LODGE (Address: 18800 TRAIL WEST DR , Population served: 283, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
WILDERNESS RANCH YOUNG LIFE (Population served: 252, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MOUNT PRINCETON MHP AND RVP (Address: 30380 CR 383 , Population served: 165, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2002), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-07-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and APR-25-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SNOWY PEAKS RV AND RENTALS (Address: 30430 N Hwy 24 , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and APR-21-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2005)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Buena Vista that have no violations reported:

  • VALLEY MOBILE PARK (Population served: 97, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.3%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.4%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Buena Vista, CO

Buena Vista compared to Colorado state average:

Buena Vista, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Buena Vista (2011 data):

  • Collegiate Peaks Bank: at 105 Centennial Plaza, branch established on 1987/03/18. Info updated 2007/02/09: Bank assets: $217.9 mil, Deposits: $180.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Columbine Capital Corp.
  • High Country Bank: Buena Vista Branch at 516 Hwy 24 North, branch established on 1996/10/01. Info updated 2009/04/08: Bank assets: $181.4 mil, Deposits: $158.6 mil, headquarters in Salida, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: High Country Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank Midwest, National Association: Buena Vista Branch at 520 Highway 24 South, branch established on 2006/01/03. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $6,237.6 mil, Deposits: $5,064.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 138 total offices, Holding Company: Nbh Holdings Corp.
  • Colorado East Bank & Trust: Buena Vista Branch at 725 Highway 24 North, branch established on 1997/06/09. Info updated 2011/11/01: Bank assets: $798.2 mil, Deposits: $704.8 mil, headquarters in Lamar, CO, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Coloeast Bankshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Buena Vista, Colorado:

  • Best Western Vista Inn, 733 Hwy 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211 , Phone: (719) 395-8009, Fax: (719) 395-6025
  • Super 8 Motel, 530 N U S Hwy 24, Buena Vista, CO 81211 , Phone: (719) 395-8888, Fax: (719) 395-4090
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Buena Vista, Colorado

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Buena Vista travel time to work - commute


Buena Vista mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Buena Vista town (based on Chaffee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.07%
Here53.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents44.1%16.6%4.5%4.1%3.5%
Congregations7.7%7.7%7.7%7.7%3.8%
NameConservative Baptist Association of AmericaEvangelical Presbyterian ChurchVineyard USAUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents3.5%3.4%3.4%2.7%14.2%
Congregations7.7%3.8%3.8%3.8%46.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Chaffee County:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Chaffee County:

11.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

20.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.2%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Chaffee County:

15.5%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

3.8%
State:

9.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,848$58,1760$0
Other Government Administration 4$8,654$25,9620$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$3,492
Police Protection - Officers 6$26,504$53,0083$2,281
Fire - Other 0$0 1$660
Streets and Highways 4$15,498$46,4942$1,500
Parks and Recreation 1$3,312$39,74410$3,345
Water Supply 3$9,545$38,1800$0
Totals for Government 19$68,361$43,17518$11,278


10.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,160 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.11%
Colorado average:

10.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from El Paso County, CO  0.74% ($41,023 average AGI)
from Fremont County, CO  0.74% ($31,773)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.45% ($50,852)


9.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,391 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.70%
Colorado average:

10.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fremont County, CO  0.87% ($33,904 average AGI)
to El Paso County, CO  0.74% ($52,659)
to Mesa County, CO  0.40% ($24,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Buena Vista:

  • KDMN (1450 AM; 0 kW; BUENA VISTA, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KVRH (1340 AM; 1 kW; SALIDA, CO; Owner: THREE EAGLES COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buena Vista:

  • K276AA (103.1 FM; SALIDA & BUENA VISTA, CO; Owner: CHAFFEE CTY. TV TRANSLATOR ASSOC.)
  • K213AT (90.5 FM; BUENA VISTA, CO; Owner: COLORADO CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY)
  • KBVC (104.1 FM; BUENA VISTA, CO; Owner: HEADWATERS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • K205CM (88.9 FM; SALIDA, ETC., CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K239AE (95.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, ETC, CO; Owner: COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • K208DP (89.5 FM; NATHROP, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MTN PUBLIC B/CAST HOUSE INC)
  • KSBV (93.7 FM; SALIDA, CO; Owner: ARKANSAS VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K300AE (107.9 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K219CF (91.7 FM; DEL NORTE, ETC., CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K207CK (89.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: SUMMIT PUBLIC RADIOSUMMIT FOUNDATION)
  • K202CV (88.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KTLC (89.1 FM; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K210AY (89.9 FM; BUENA VISTA, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)

TV broadcast stations around Buena Vista:

  • K02JH (Channel 2; SALIDA, ETC., CO; Owner: CHAFFEE COUNTY TV TRANSLATOR ASSN.)
  • K11KU (Channel 11; SALIDA, ETC., CO; Owner: CHAFFEE COUNTY TV TRANSLATOR ASSN.)
  • K04JD (Channel 4; SALIDA, ETC., CO; Owner: CHAFFEE COUNTY TV TRANSLATOR ASSN.)
  • K06HF (Channel 6; SALIDA, ETC., CO; Owner: CHAFFEE COUNTY TV TRANSLATOR ASSN.)
  • K13LD (Channel 13; SALIDA, ETC., CO; Owner: CHAFFEE COUNTY TV TRANSLATOR ASSN.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Buena Vista, Colorado:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Colorado average:
  • Fatal accident count: 147
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 228
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 66
  • Fatalities: 158
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 391
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

Buena Vista fatal accident list:

Apr 14, 2000 07:05 PM, Arizona, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Nov 21, 1979 04:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $159,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,148
Total average daily truck traffic: 138
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 4,220


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Buena Vista


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Buena Vista, CO

Most common first names in Buena Vista, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3073.3 years
Robert2868.7 years
Mary2583.2 years
William2374.7 years
Dorothy1878.5 years
Charles1874.1 years
James1768.0 years
Helen1580.9 years
Ruth1579.3 years
Frank1580.1 years
Most common last names in Buena Vista, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1473.3 years
Johnson1277.3 years
Morgan872.1 years
Pierce867.5 years
King766.9 years
Miller780.4 years
Turner775.0 years
Martin682.0 years
Poplin668.3 years
Williams681.0 years
Businesses in Buena Vista, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Best Western1RadioShack1
Curves1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value1
Kroger2U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS3
Browse common businesses in Buena Vista, CO


Buena Vista on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations:"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Public administration"
  • #17 (81211) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slavic first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #46 (81211) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czechoslovakian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #77 (81211) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other Subsaharan African first ancestries"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Mark J. Swarny (4)
  • Alex H. Diamond (2)
  • Ralph K. Cordonnier (2)
  • Robet Schumann (1)
  • Steven R. Wilson (1)
  • Corwin J. Bryant (1)
  • Robert Dunn (1)
  • Tereasa Walker (1)
  • Mark Swarny (1)

Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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