Buna, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Buna, Texas - Basic Facts

The Buna Census Designated Place had a population of 2,387 as of July 1, 2018. Buna ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Buna is located at latitude 30.4427 and longitude -93.9607 in Jasper County. The formal boundaries for the Buna Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jasper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 75 feet.

The Buna Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407921) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Buna Census Designated Place is located within Buna Division of Jasper County.

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Buna, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,387
Population in Households 2,357
Population in Familes 2,017
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 397
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $49,321
Average Household Income $69,688
Per Capita Income $28,262


Total Housing Units 1,117 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 705 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 256 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 156 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $95,000
Average Home Value $128,435


Total Households 961
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 689
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.32% 0.83%
Households 1.31% 0.86%
Families 1.37% 0.8%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Buna, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buna to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 656 63rd
Population Density # 1289 26th
Diversity Index # 1451 17th
Median Household Income # 784 55th
Per Capita Income # 530 70th

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