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Buena is a borough in Atlantic County, in the Atlantic City metro area.
The community was named for the Battle of Buena Vista in the Mexican War.
The latitude of Buena is 39.513N. The longitude is -74.925W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 98 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,832.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Buena demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Atlantic County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Atlantic City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 08341 ZIP code.
12% of Buena residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Buena ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Buena was $16,717, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Buena residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Buena, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $557. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,117.
Atlantic County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Buena political report.
The average commute time for Buena workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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