Buena Park is a city part of Orange County, located just a couple of minutes away from downtown Santa Ana. It features a population of 80,530 and the incorporation of the city took place in 1953. Years ago, Buena Park was mainly an agricultural center with citrus, wine and dairy products. Nowadays, it is a commercial hub and a residential suburb. Buena Park offers its residents and visitors numerous well-maintained facilities and parks, a large selection of cultural, community and youth events and great schools. Thus, the city is a great place to live in, especially for families with children.
Buena Park Homes for Sale and Real Estate
The real estate market in Buena Park is taken care of by the Community Redevelopment Agency and the City of Buena Park. Both institutions work together to offer all types of housing for all types of budgets. Buena Park includes 24,632 housing units and 23,686 households. Also, there are 101 active listings in the city. Owner-occupied houses form 56.7% of the total number of housing units and rentals form 43.3%. At the same time, the vacancy rate for rentals is 5% and the vacancy rate for owner-occupied houses is 1.1%. 34,632 individuals inhabit rental housing units and 45,084 individuals inhabit owner-occupied residences. The average monthly rent is $1,362 and the average condo or house value is $412,500. The housing market in Buena Park includes mobile homes, single-family homes, multi-family structures and townhomes.
Buena Park Communities
The most important communities and neighborhoods in Buena Park are:
Tudor – Common
Del Lago HOA
Pacific Homeowners Corporation
The Knolls at Hillsborough
Buena Park Employment Opportunities
The average household income in Buena Park is $54,439 per year. This income is a bit lower than the state average. Regarding the unemployment rate, the percentage reaches 9.6%. Predominant industries in Buena Park are educational services, construction, maintenance and repair, food services, accommodation, technical, scientific and professional services, transportation equipment, waste management and administrative services, health care, social assistance, insurance and finance and health care. At the same time, the most widespread occupations in the city are material movers and laborers, electrical equipment mechanics, material recording workers, sales workers, cashiers, registered nurses and secretaries. The most common businesses in Buena Park are:
Bank of America
The city’s top ten employers are the following:
City of Buena Park with 312 employees
RIA Financial Services with 326 employees
Yamaha with 342 employees
ADP with 358 employees
J. C. Penney with 382 employees
PepsiCo with 426 employees
Access Business Group with 479 employees
Leach with 483 employees
ProLogis with 800 employees
Knott’s Berry Farm with 5,050 employees
Buena Park Attractions
Buena Park is a city that boasts of tourist attractions and points of interest. The majority of the destinations are located on the Beach Boulevard, in the E-Zone district. The main attractions are the Knott’s Soak City, an amazing water park, and the theme park called Knott’s Berry Farm. Also, tourists should not miss the dinner show called Medieval Times and the Dinner of the Pirate Adventure Show. The E-Zone also includes the Deer Park and Japanese Village, the Wax Museum and the Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum.
Until 2005, the E-Zone also featured the Movieland Wax Museum.
Buena Park has a state of the art golf club called Los Coyotes Country Club. The course has 27 holes, it dates from 1957 and it was modernized in 1998. Moreover, the city features numerous amazing parks. The largest of them all is the Ralph Clark Park situated near the West Coyote Hill. This park features a small museum called the Interpretative Center, a fishing pond, nature trails and an amphitheater. Other historic attractions are:
The Nabisco factory
The Dreger Clock
Stage Stop Hotel
The Bacon House
Whitaker – Jaynes House
Buena Park Transportation and Commuting
Buena Park is situated between 91 and I – 5 Freeways. The exit for both freeways is Beach Boulevard. The city is also served by the ART (Anaheim Resort Transit) buses and the Transit Authority of Orange County. Amtrak and Metrolink offer commuter rail services for the city of Buena Park. The nearest airports are Los Angeles International Airport, Long Beach Airport and Orange County / John Wayne Airport.
Buena Park Weather
The average high temperature in July is 82.9
degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 46 degrees.
The average rainfall is approximately 14.7 inches
per year, with inches of snow per year.
No weather information available.