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Known as the "Center of the Southland," Buena Park is a City with a distinct heritage undergoing an exciting revitalization in business, residential, and commercial projects.

Community Profile

Located in northwest Orange County, Buena Park is a Charter City operating under the Council-Manager form of government. The City has approximately 400 employees with an annual budget of $108,823,810 (all funds). Buena Park is located 21 miles southeast of Los Angeles, and is referred to locally as the “Center of the Southland” due to its easy access to both the 91 and 5 freeways. With a diverse population of 83,000, Buena Park offers quality residential areas, excellent cultural and recreational facilities, and a stable economy within its 10.3 square miles.

The strong local economy includes the Entertainment Corridor, which contains a variety of well-known attractions, including Knott’s Berry Farm, Pirate's Dinner Adventure, Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament, several hotels, and secured development plans for several more exciting entertainment and lodging venues. In addition, the City has a thriving Auto Center and approximately 100 manufacturing and warehousing companies. Some of the larger employers in the City include Nutrilite, Georgia Pacific, Leach International, and Yamaha Music.

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Date of Incorporation: January 27, 1953
Current land Area: 10.29 square miles
Population:
City of Buena Park
5 Mile Radius
619,383
Total Number of Households:
City of Buena Park 23,826
Average Household Size: 3.36

Median Age:
Number of Persons 65 and Older:
Number of Persons Under 18:

32 years
7,305
23,021

Ethnic Composition of Buena Park:
(Total is greater than 100% due to mixed race persons)
Anglo
Hispanic
Asian
Black
American Indian
22.3%
42.3%
28.4%
3.9%
0.2%
Median Home Value  $457,000
Median Household Income: $50,336
Date of Incorporation: January 27, 1953
Current land Area: 10.29 square miles
Population:
City of Buena Park
5 Mile Radius
619,383
Total Number of Households:
City of Buena Park 23,826
Average Household Size: 3.36

Median Age:
Number of Persons 65 and Older:
Number of Persons Under 18:

32 years
7,305
23,021

Ethnic Composition of Buena Park:
(Total is greater than 100% due to mixed race persons)
Anglo
Hispanic
Asian
Black
American Indian
22.3%
42.3%
28.4%
3.9%
0.2%
Median Home Value  $457,000
Median Household Income: $50,336