For population 25 years and over in Buena Vista:
For population 15 years and over in Buena Vista town:
14 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (45.7 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (164.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Ithaca, WI (2.3 miles ), Orion, WI (2.3 miles ), Avoca, WI (2.4 miles ), Lone Rock, WI (2.4 miles ), Pulaski, WI (2.7 miles ), Bear Creek, WI (2.8 miles ), Richland Center, WI (2.9 miles ), Clyde, WI (2.9 miles ).
Latitude: 43.25 N, Longitude: 90.27 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 608
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Buena Vista: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Buena Vista, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Buena Vista-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Buena Vista town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Richland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Buena Vista:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buena Vista:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Buena Vista compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Buena Vista (based on Richland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.31%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,917 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,708 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Buena Vista:
Strongest FM radio stations in Buena Vista:
TV broadcast stations around Buena Vista:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Buena Vista, WI
Total length: 58 meters (190ft)
Total costs: $3,610,000
Total average daily traffic: 25,346
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,695
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 30,782