|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Buena is 4,487. Buena, New Jersey is the 5,113th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Buena was in 2010, when its population was 4,603. In 2010, Buena was the 4,858th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,113th largest city in the US. Buena is currently 2.5% smaller than it was in 2010.
Buena has grown 16.0% since the 2000. Buena, New Jersey is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 72% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|4930||South Bound Brook||4,804||7.8%|
|5172||Egg Harbor City||4,396||-3.0%|
|5108||West Wendover, Nevada||4,492||-5.5%|
|5110||Horseshoe Bay, Texas||4,490||77.8%|
|5111||Barnwell, South Carolina||4,489||-9.5%|
|5113||Buena, New Jersey||4,487||16.0%|
|5114||Wolverine Lake, Michigan||4,485||1.7%|
|5116||South Bay, Florida||4,479||16.0%|
|5118||Stone Park, Illinois||4,470||-12.7%|
The total voting age population of Buena, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,120. The voting age population is 51.6% male and 48.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.1% of the residents of Buena are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Buena are 73.8% White, 10.9% Other, 8.7% Black, 3.4% Two or more races, 2.9% Asian, 0.2% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 25.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Buena, 10.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 10.5%. On a per-household basis, 5.3% of families are below the poverty line in Buena.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.0% of Buena residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.8% of Buena residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.2% have a bachelor's degree and 5.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Buena residents aged 5 and older, 28.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 24.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Buena is 12.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Buena, 11.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Buena is $53,275.
In Buena, 55.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 44.6% of housing units in Buena.
Of all the housing units in Buena, 18.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Buena, 15.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Buena is $899.
In Buena, 78.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.