Buna, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 2,269
Males: 1,060 (46.7%), Females: 1,209 (53.3%)

Jasper County

Zip code: 77612

Median resident age: 36.2 years
Median household income: $29,611
Median house value: $64,800

Races in Buna:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.5%)
  • Black (11.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (25.7%), German (6.8%), English (6.5%), Irish (6.2%), French (4.8%), Italian (3.0%).

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 5.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Buna

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buna CDP

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

0.5% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Buna:

  • CHRISTUS ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; BEAUMONT, TX)
  • DUBUIS HOSP OF BEAUMONT (about 27 miles; BEAUMONT, TX)
  • MEMORIAL HERMANN BAPTIST HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; BEAUMONT, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Buna:

  • SOUTHEAST TEXAS REGIONAL (about 34 miles; BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, TX; Abbreviation: BPT)
  • LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL (about 57 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Abbreviation: LCH)
  • CHENNAULT INTL (about 60 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Abbreviation: CWF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Buna:

  • KIRBYVILLE (about 15 miles; KIRBYVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: T12)
  • HAWTHORNE FIELD (about 21 miles; KOUNTZE/SILSBEE, TX; Abbreviation: 45R)
  • ORANGE COUNTY (about 29 miles; ORANGE, TX; Abbreviation: ORG)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buna:

  • LAMAR UNIVERSITY-BEAUMONT (about 32 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,888)
  • MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,460)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 83 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,099)
  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (about 83 miles; LUFKIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,773)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 94 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,819)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 98 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 98 miles; PASADENA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,102)

Schools

Public high school in Buna:

  • BUNA H S (Students: 448; Location: HWY 62 & 253; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Buna:

  • BUNA EL (Students: 795; Location: HWY 62 & 253; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BUNA J H (Students: 346; Location: HWY 62 & 253; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Buna:

  • BUNA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $14,054; Location: HIGHWAY 62 S; 26,555 books; 367 audio materials; 1,097 video materials; 29 serial subscriptions)

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