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Census Data for Buena Vista Highlands ...

As far as we can tell, Buena Vista Highlands has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Buena Vista Highlands, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Birmingham212,157   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
 Hoover84,978   S   5 miles [8 km]
 Vestavia Hills34,688   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
 Alabaster32,948   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
 Bessemer26,511   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
 Homewood25,613   SW   Less than 2 miles

Jefferson County ...

Buena Vista Highlands is located in Jefferson County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Jefferson County.

Population Rings for Buena Vista Highlands ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Buena Vista Highlands and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Buena Vista Highlands. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Buena Vista Highlands, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]6378,026+1.22%
10 mi   [16 km]16462,452+1.4%
15 mi   [24 km]28590,307+1.58%
20 mi   [32 km]35630,606+1.95%
25 mi   [40 km]50682,953+2.33%
30 mi   [48 km]60702,970+2.4%

Miscellaneous Information for Buena Vista Highlands ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Jefferson County or the community of Buena Vista Highlands:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Buena Vista Highlands:

GNIS ID for Buena Vista Highlands: 115153

GNIS ID for Jefferson County: 161562

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 01 (Alabama)

County Code: 073 (Jefferson County)

Place Code: 10528 (Buena Vista Highlands)

State & County Code: 01/073 (Alabama / Jefferson County)

State & Place Code: 01/10528 (Alabama / Buena Vista Highlands)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Buena Vista Highlands is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Buena Vista Highlands.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)


Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Buena Vista Highlands. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Buena Vista Highlands. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Buena Vista Highlands) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buena Vista Highlands. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4626, Longitude: -86.8086     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Buena Vista Highlands have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Buena Vista Highlands.