Van Buren County, Arkansas Population 2018

Van Buren County, Arkansas's estimated population is 16,506 with a growth rate of -2.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Van Buren County, Arkansas is the 48th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,506-386-2.29%
201616,8922701.62%
201616,622-147-0.88%
201516,769-118-0.70%
201416,887-85-0.50%
201316,972-175-1.02%
201217,147-51-0.30%
201117,198-100-0.58%
201017,2983,29023.49%
199014,0086514.87%
198013,3575,08261.41%
19708,2751,04714.49%
19607,228-2,459-25.38%
19509,687-2,831-22.62%
194012,5185564.65%
193011,962-1,704-12.47%
192013,6661571.16%
191013,5092,28920.40%
190011,2202,65330.97%
18908,567-998-10.43%
18809,5654,45887.29%
18705,107-250-4.67%
18605,3572,49387.05%
18502,8641,34688.67%
18401,5180.00%

Van Buren County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,151
Two or More Races503
Black or African American91
American Indian and Alaska Native64
Some Other Race43
Asian40

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Van Buren County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Van Buren County, Arkansas Median Age

47.2


Total

46.4


Male

48


Female

Van Buren County, Arkansas Adults

There are 13,497 adults, (4,172 of which are seniors) in Van Buren County, Arkansas.

Van Buren County, Arkansas Age Dependency

81.1

Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Van Buren County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

8,529

50.49%

Male

8,363

49.51%

Van Buren County, Arkansas Households and Families

Van Buren County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Van Buren County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All78.4%21.6%
Male74.8%25.2%
Female68.4%31.6%
Non Family67%33%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Van Buren County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,8252.4578.4
Married3,5552.9788
Non Family2,2731.2167
Female6713.468.4
Male3263.474.8

3.02

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Van Buren County, Arkansas Households

Van Buren County, Arkansas Education

Van Buren County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6215.00%
9th to 12th Grade1,32510.67%
High School Graduate5,61145.19%
Some College2,48520.01%
Associates Degree6845.51%
Bachelors Degree1,1269.07%
Graduate Degree5654.55%

Van Buren County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,7769,9301,626
Multiple Races33833223
Hispanic23114921
Black6057
Other Race4320
Native American41419
Asian302121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 70.00%.

Van Buren County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,518$26,935$19,076
Less Than High School$23,514$24,662$14,688
High School Grad$22,069$27,533$14,646
Some College$20,933$22,398$20,250
Bachelors Degree$36,012$63,000$27,422
Graduate Degree$46,953$47,264$45,909

$23,518

Average Earnings

$26,935

Average Male

$19,076

Average Female

Van Buren County, Arkansas Language

Van Buren County, Arkansas Language by Age

Van Buren County, Arkansas Language

96.98% of Van Buren County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 3.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.61% of the population.

Van Buren County, Arkansas Poverty

Van Buren County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,6552,93918.77%
Multiple5038216.30%
Hispanic478336.90%
Native642132.81%
Asian401640.00%
Other431227.91%

18.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.09%

Male Poverty Rate

21.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Van Buren County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Van Buren County, Arkansas is Asian, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Van Buren County, Arkansas is Hispanic, with 6.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.62%.

Van Buren County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.90%
High School17.49%
Some College10.83%
Bachelors or Greater7.90%

Van Buren County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.04%
Male Unemployed18.38%
Female Employed9.89%
Male Employed9.83%

Van Buren County, Arkansas Income

Van Buren County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,576$46,633
Families$45,848$56,903
Married Families$54,366$
Non Families$19,186$25,638

Van Buren County, Arkansas Marital Status

Van Buren County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Van Buren County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Van Buren County, Arkansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Van Buren County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Van Buren County, Arkansas Veterans

Van Buren County, Arkansas Veterans by War

1,610

Number of Veterans

1,564

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam878
Korea174
First Gulf War170
World War II160
Second Gulf War116

Van Buren County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+523
65 to 74464
55 to 64367
35 to 54190
18 to 3466

Van Buren County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,55011.94%
2 or More4413.02%
Hispanic3210.36%
Black1625.00%

Van Buren County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

8.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Van Buren County, Arkansas Employment Status

Van Buren County, Arkansas Employment by Age

45.3%

Labor Force Participation

39.9%

Employment Rate

11.9%

Unemployment Rate

Van Buren County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Van Buren County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Van Buren County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Clinton25962518-78-3.00%
Fairfield Bay 23382247-91-3.89%
Damascus 380379-1-0.26%
Shirley289278-11-3.81%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990