Population: 81,232

Male 50% Female 50%
Married 56%
Single 44%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Buena Park has a low population density. Buena Park is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.

7,682 Buena Park
27,441 New York

City Info

Buena Park, CA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 8/10 and an overall value of 7/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Buena Park has a population density of 7,682, with 81,232 current residents.

Out of the 81,232 current residents, 50% are male and 50% are female. 56% of the residents are married and 44% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 76% Sun
  • 12% Rain
  • 0% Snow


66°F average temperature

  • 43 years Median home age
  • $332,050 Median home price
  • -7.55% Home appreciation rate
  • 7.36% Annual property tax
  • 55.3%
    Homes owned
  • 42.2%
    Homes rented
  • 2.6%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Buena Park, the air quality is 4% and the weather, on average, is 76% sunny, 12% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 66°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Buena Park, you should know that 55.3% of homes are owned while 42.2% of homes are rented, and 2.6% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $332,050, the median age of homes is 43 years, the annual home appreciation is -7.55% and the annual property tax is 7.36%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Republican Republican


When looking at the community of Buena Park, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Buena Park’s crime rate is 5 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Buena Park is 35 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 47.63% Democratic, 50.19% Republican, and 2.17% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:23


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 76%
    High school diploma
  • 7%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 15%
    Bachelors degree
  • 5%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Buena Park, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 12.00% of residents are unemployed in Buena Park (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Buena Park residents: 12.4% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 16.60% are in the arts and sciences field, 13.7% are in the customer service field, 30.8% are in the sales field, 0.16% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 9.4% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 16.9% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:23. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 75.72%, 7.18% of residents have an associate’s degree, 14.62% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 5.18% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Buena Park, you should be aware that the average commute time is 31 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Buena Park have a few different options. 76% of commuters use their own cars, 15% of commuters carpool, 3% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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