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Buena Vista charter township, Saginaw County, Michigan (MI)





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Land area: 36.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 10,318 (84% urban, 16% rural)
Males: 4,955  (48.0%)
Females: 5,363  (52.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 10,084 (7,478 owner occupied, 2,606 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

26%


Races in Buena Vista charter township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 33.8%
  • Black: 55.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.1%
  • Two or more races: 1.6%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 33.2
Median age of females: 35.0

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Average household size: 2.61

Buena Vista charter township:

2.6 people
Michigan:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.10

Estimated median household income in 2009: $40,477 ($39,896 in 1999)
This township:

$40,477
Michigan:

$45,255

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $477 (lower quartile is $410, upper quartile is $519)
Here:

$477
State:

$591

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $111,732 (it was $91,300 in 2000)
Buena Vista charter township:

$111,732
Michigan:

$132,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $102,891 - $174,852

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $137,116
Here:

$137,116
State:

$168,888

Mobile homes: $46,873
Here:

$46,873
State:

$39,606
Population density: 287 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

8.6%
Whole state:

10.5%

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

6.0%
Whole state:

4.8%

Cities in this township include: Buena Vista, Robin Glen-Indiantown.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Faulkwood Shores Golf Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Buena Vista Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 1 (0% naturalized citizens)

Buena Vista charter township:  0.0%
State:  5.3%

69% of Buena Vista charter township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Michigan.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 340
  • Northeast: 28
  • Midwest: 4
  • South: 8
  • West: 11

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $187,500


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Buena Vista charter township, Michigan:

  • 96 people in state prisons
  • 82 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 30 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 207
  • Mobile homes: 36

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,200


Housing units in Buena Vista charter township with a mortgage: 50 (5 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 23

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 11
  • 1995 to 1998: 20
  • 1990 to 1994: 16
  • 1980 to 1989: 57
  • 1970 to 1979: 30
  • 1960 to 1969: 14
  • 1950 to 1959: 18
  • 1940 to 1949: 10
  • 1939 or earlier: 67

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Buena Vista charter township, Michigan:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 9
  • 4 rooms: 32
  • 5 rooms: 32
  • 6 rooms: 31
  • 7 rooms: 29
  • 8 rooms: 9
  • 9 or more rooms: 6

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buena Vista charter township, Michigan:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 0
  • 6 rooms: 4
  • 7 rooms: 4
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Buena Vista charter township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 9
  • 2 bedrooms: 46
  • 3 bedrooms: 82
  • 4 bedrooms: 12
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 4

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buena Vista charter township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 2
  • 3 bedrooms: 10
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Buena Vista charter township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 35
  • 2 vehicles: 69
  • 3 vehicles: 34
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5 or more vehicles: 8

Cars and other vehicles available in Buena Vista charter township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 7
  • 2 vehicles: 3
  • 3 vehicles: 2
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (24%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Computer and electronic products (7%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Buena Vista charter township:

  • German (38.9%)
  • Irish (13.1%)
  • United States or American (11.6%)
  • English (8.5%)
  • Dutch (7.6%)
  • Italian (4.6%)
  • Pennsylvania German (2.4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 146 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 49 (24%)
  • Worked at home: 7 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (50%)
  • Wood (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Coal or coke (5%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

People in group quarters in Buena Vista charter township, Michigan:

  • 96 people in state prisons
  • 82 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 30 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

97.6% of residents of Buena Vista charter township speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 398
  • In family households: 330 (96 male householders, 21 female householders)
    93 spouses, 100 children (90 natural, 2 adopted, 8 stepchildren), 9 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 5 other relatives, 4 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 68 (34 male householders (26 living alone)), 16 female householders (8 living alone)), 18 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 56 2-persons, 28 3-persons, 20 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 2 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 34 1-person, 15 2-persons, 1 3-persons,

1,141 married couples with children.
1,466 single-parent households (136 men, 1,330 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Michigan:

16.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Buena Vista charter township:

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