In neighbourhood of Buena Vista has approximately 3,200 residents, the majority of the residential construction was done before 1946 with a smaller amount up until 1960. It is comprised of mostly single detached dwellings and after 1996 infill housing projects jumped. Believe it or not, but in 1910 lots in the area were being advertised for only $275! .

There is not much for commercial development in the area except for a few lots near Lorne Avenue and Taylor Street, a neighbourhood café at Lorne Avenue and 2nd Street, and the Rawlco Radio building on the riverbank near the Gabriel Dumont Park.

Below is statistical information on the Buena Vista area. This information was gathered by the 2015 Federal Census. If you are a home owner in this area looking to sell your property or are thinking about it please contact me and I can provide a free home evaluation. If you are looking to buy in the Buena Vista area or are looking anywhere else in the Saskatoon real estate market feel free to contact me anytime I will help you the best I can.

Statistics 2015

Population: 3,266 Homeownership: 76.6% Average Personal Income: $42,210 Average Household Size: 2.1

Boundaries

Buena Vista is located within the Nutana Surburban Development Area and is bound by 8th Street to the north, Taylor Street to the south, Broadway Avenue to the east and the South Saskatchewan River to the west.

Population Breakdown

 

Age Group Male Female
0 – 4 95 75
5 – 9 75 65
10 – 14 55 40
15 – 19 80 75
20 – 24 130 150
25 – 29 165 160
30 – 34 140 135
35 – 39 115 105
40 – 44 95 95
45 – 49 135 105
50 – 54 125 135
55 – 59 110 110
60 – 64 65 80
65 – 69 40 35
70 – 74 25 40
75 – 79 35 25
80 – 84 30 65
85+ 55 130

 

Family Income

 

Family Income Number
Under $10,000  20
$10,000 – $19,999  75
$20,000 – $29,999  100
$30,000 – $39,999  185
$40,000 – $49,999  145
$50,000 – $59,999  85
$60,000 – $79,999  255
$80,000 – $99,999  120
$100,000 – $124,999  140
$125,000 – $149,999  150
$150,000 and over  120
AVERAGE FAMILY INCOME $82,342

 

First Language

 

First Language Number
English 2,700
French 50
Ukranian 20
German 45
Spanish 15

 

Schools

Public Elementary Schools: Buena Vista Separate Elementary Schools: None Public Middle Schools: None Separate Middle Schools: None Public Secondary Schools: None Separate Secondary Schools:None

Parks

 

Park Name Acres
Atchison Field 5.9
Buena Vista Park 7.0
Fred Mitchell Memorial Park 0.9
Gabriel Dumont Park 9.9
Diefenbaker Park 0.2
Kilburn Park 3.4

 

Types of Homes

 

Types of Home Number
One Unit Dwelling 1,070
Two Unit 280
Multi-Unit 290
TOTAL DWELLINGS 1,640
Neighborhood Area (acres) 312.7
Dwelling Units per Acre 5.2

 

Age of Homes

 

Age of homes Number
Before 1960 1,055
1961 – 1980 140
1981 – 1990 0
1991 – 2000 0
2001 – 2005 130
2006 – 2011 45

 

Average Selling Prices 2015

Year                                       No. of Sales            Avg. Price ($)

Low rise Apt Condo                6                            $355,633

Semi-detached – 2 titles        6                             $442,833

Single Family Dwelling        46                            $355,324

 

The neighborhood statistical information on this page was compiled by the City of Saskatoon Planning Branch, all of the information was accurate as of the 2015 Federal Census.