North Buena Vista, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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North Buena Vista, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of North Buena Vista had a population of 118 as of July 1, 2017. North Buena Vista ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Buena Vista is located at latitude 42.6722 and longitude -90.9615 in Clayton County. The formal boundaries for the City of North Buena Vista (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Clayton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 643 feet.

The City of North Buena Vista (GNIS ID: 2395251) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of North Buena Vista is located within Township of Buena Vista, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clayton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Buena Vista population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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North Buena Vista, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 118
Daytime Population: Workers 8
Daytime Population: Residents 47
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 55
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.47
Population in Households 118
Population in Familes 100
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 118
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $48,650
Average Household Income $54,711
Per Capita Income $22,674


Total Housing Units 159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 53 (33.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 5.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 (61.6%)
Median Home Value $145,455
Average Home Value $207,870


Total Households 61
Average Household Size 1.93
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.35% -0.51%
Households -0.44% -0.33%
Families 3.94% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

North Buena Vista, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Buena Vista to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 836 17th
Population Density # 944 7th
Diversity Index # 747 26th
Median Household Income # 725 28th
Per Capita Income # 917 9th

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