North Buena Vista, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 3,560.
Males: 1,750  (49.2%)
Females: 1,810  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  36.5 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 31058

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,216 (it was $32,259 in 2000)
North Buena Vista:

$41,216
GA:

$53,559

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,433 (it was $14,744 in 2000)

North Buena Vista CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $119,288 (it was $61,300 in 2000)
North Buena Vista:

$119,288
GA:

$166,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $136,554; Detached houses: $149,546; Mobile homes: $123,797
  • Races in North Buena Vista, GA (2000)

    North Buena Vista races chart
    • 3,11986.0%White alone
    • 3419.4%Black alone
    • 621.7%Hispanic
    • 591.6%Two or more races
    • 210.6%American Indian alone
    • 110.3%Other race alone
    • 70.2%Asian alone
    • 70.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in North Buena Vista: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 198.8 square miles.

Population density: 18 people per square mile   (very low).

North Buena Vista, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in North Buena Vista:

  • High school or higher: 68.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 42.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Buena Vista CCD:

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 67.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

North Buena Vista CCD:  0.7% ($410)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
North Buena Vista satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (24.1 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (91.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (668.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Buena Vista, GA (3.0 miles ), Geneva, GA (3.1 miles) , Rupert, GA (3.3 miles ), Junction City, GA (3.4 miles) , Howard, GA (3.7 miles) , Talbotton, GA (4.0 miles ), Cusseta, GA (4.2 miles ), Fort Benning, GA (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 32.44 N, Longitude: 84.53 W

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.0%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)

Work and jobs in North Buena Vista: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in North Buena Vista, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

North Buena Vista-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the North Buena Vista place center killed 5 people and injured 75 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1953, a category F3 tornado 22.9 miles away from the place center killed 8 people and injured 495 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

North Buena Vista-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 154.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 155.3 miles away from North Buena Vista center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 185.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 171.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 234.3 miles away from North Buena Vista center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 446.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near North Buena Vista:

  • DAVITA BUENA VISTA (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; BUENA VISTA, GA)
  • MAGNOLIA MANOR OF MARION COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BUENA VISTA, GA)

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

  • Columbus State University (about 25 miles; Columbus, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,876)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 27 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 33 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 38 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,200)
  • Gordon State College (about 47 miles; Barnesville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,336)
  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 51 miles; Warner Robins, GA; FT enrollment: 6,829)
  • Middle Georgia State College (about 53 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 7,091)

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Notable locations in North Buena Vista: Marion County Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (A), Marion County Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in North Buena Vista include: Acorn Grove Church (A), Bethany Church (B), Hickory Tree Church (C), Hilyard Church (D), Mahala Chapel (E), Moores Chapel (F), Mount Olive Church (G), Mount Pisgah Church (H), New Home Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Heards Lakes (A), Cook Pond (B), Melton Lake (C), Chapman Lake (D), Klopp Lake (E), South Williams Lake (F), North Williams Lake (G), Willetts Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Juniper Creek (A), Shoal Creek (B), Hardage Ford Creek (C), Gin Creek (D), Fort Perry Creek (E), Parkers Mill Creek (F), Peachtree Branch (G), Little Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in North Buena Vista: Fort Perry Monument (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 58.1. This is better than average.

City:

58.1
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.11
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.92
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00438. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00438
U.S.:

0.01376
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.7%
Whole state:  70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.5%
Whole state:  4.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

18.0%
Whole state:

13.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.1%
Whole state:

6.1%
67 people in nursing homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Georgia average:

13.3

North Buena Vista travel time to work - commute North Buena Vista mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for North Buena Vista CCD (based on Marion County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,70412
Black Protestant6115
Mainline Protestant4675
Catholic1871
Other15-
None5,758-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Marion County:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Marion County:

8.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.1%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

30.2%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.1%
State:

14.6%

7.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,218 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Muscogee County, GA  2.16% ($20,880 average AGI)
from Sumter County, GA  0.47% ($48,000)


8.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,595 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Muscogee County, GA  2.99% ($27,914 average AGI)
to Sumter County, GA  0.43% ($25,800)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Buena Vista:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMLF (1270 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAL (1460 AM; 4 kW; PHENIX CITY/COLUMBUS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Buena Vista:

  • WEAM-FM (100.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING INC., OF COLUMBUS)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • WKEU-FM (88.9 FM; THE ROCK, GA; Owner: GEORGIA FOUNDATION OF PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYFK (89.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around North Buena Vista:

  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRBL (Channel 3; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WCGT-LP (Channel 16; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WACS-TV (Channel 25; DAWSON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • W55CR (Channel 55; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

North Buena Vista compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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