Buena Park, CA Economic Overview
Buena Park is located in northwestern Orange County, which is the most populated county in California, behind Los Angeles and San Diego counties. This 10.5-square-mile city is home to nearly 83,000 residents and is located 5 miles from Disneyland, 10 miles from Huntington Beach, 12 miles northwest of Santa Ana, and 20 miles from Downtown Los Angeles. The commercial real estate market in Buena Park is driven by its major tourist attractions and the manufacturing and retail industries within the city.
Buena Park's economy is heavily driven by its popular E-Zone, or Entertainment Zone. Located on and around Beach Boulevard just south of State Route 91, the Zone is home to popular tourist attractions such as Knott's Berry Farm, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, Knott's Soak City U.S.A., and Pirate's Dinner Adventure that attract over 6.4 million visitors from around the world each year.
With a median household income of nearly $71,000 and an unemployment rate of just 3.8%, the economy in Buena Park remains strong with a stable employment base and a 2% growth in median household income over the last year alone.