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Buena Park is a city in Orange County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.

The community name derives from Spanish for "good."

The latitude of Buena Park is 33.867N. The longitude is -117.997W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 75 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 78,934.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$50,336
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Buena Park demographic reports
Buena Park is in Orange County.
Former and merged names include:
· Northam
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 326. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 4.1 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2006 movie, "Clerks II'
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Silverado Days - Oct. 19-21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Buena Park web sites and events links in the sections below.
Buena Park attractions: Knott's Berry Farm
Historic sites and museums: Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, Mott Miniature Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 84

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Buena Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Orange County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 92833 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Buena Park residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Buena Park ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Buena Park was $18,031, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of Buena Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Buena Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $773.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,430.


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Libraries in Buena Park include Buena Park Library District ... View libraries

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Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Buena Park political report.

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Buena Park restaurants taking online reservations include Golden Nights ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Buena Park workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 16 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Buena Park between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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