Van Buren County, Iowa Population 2018

Van Buren County, Iowa's estimated population is 7,157 with a growth rate of -3.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Van Buren County, Iowa is the 89th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20177,157-223-3.02%
20167,3801251.72%
20167,255-42-0.58%
20157,297-95-1.29%
20147,392-45-0.61%
20137,437-12-0.16%
20127,449-65-0.87%
20117,514-65-0.86%
20107,579-97-1.26%
19907,676-950-11.01%
19808,626-17-0.20%
19708,643-1,135-11.61%
19609,778-1,229-11.17%
195011,007-1,046-8.68%
194012,053-550-4.36%
193012,603-1,457-10.36%
192014,060-960-6.39%
191015,020-2,334-13.45%
190017,3541,1016.77%
189016,253-790-4.64%
188017,043-629-3.56%
187017,6725913.46%
186017,0814,81139.21%
185012,2706,12499.64%
18406,1460.00%

Van Buren County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,229
Two or More Races92
Black or African American43
American Indian and Alaska Native7
Some Other Race6
Asian3

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

Van Buren County, Iowa 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, Iowa Median Age

44.8


Total

43.3


Male

46.5


Female

Van Buren County, Iowa Adults

There are 5,653 adults, (1,520 of which are seniors) in Van Buren County, Iowa.

Van Buren County, Iowa Age Dependency

78.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Van Buren County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

3,601

48.79%

Male

3,779

51.21%

Van Buren County, Iowa Households and Families

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

Van Buren County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.6%6.4%
All84.2%15.8%
Non Family72%28%
Female67.5%32.5%
Male55.8%44.2%

84.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Van Buren County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9212.4984.2
Married1,7642.9993.6
Non Family8711.1372
Female1913.6967.5
Male953.3355.8

3.02

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Van Buren County, Iowa Households

Van Buren County, Iowa Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2615.05%
9th to 12th Grade3436.63%
High School Graduate2,18242.21%
Some College1,12321.72%
Associates Degree60311.66%
Bachelors Degree4839.34%
Graduate Degree1753.38%

Van Buren County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,0514,507643
Multiple Races59116
Hispanic29229
Black2119
Native American77
Asian3
Other Race22

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 31.03%.

Van Buren County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,586$39,076$22,724
Less Than High School$26,985$37,188$15,208
High School Grad$32,024$40,074$19,595
Some College$30,310$36,319$22,813
Bachelors Degree$38,190$37,361$38,400
Graduate Degree$52,946$$43,958

$31,586

Average Earnings

$39,076

Average Male

$22,724

Average Female

Van Buren County, Iowa Language

Van Buren County, Iowa Language by Age

Van Buren County, Iowa Language

94.82% of Van Buren County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 5.18% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 4.31% of the population.

Van Buren County, Iowa Poverty

Van Buren County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,09294813.37%
Multiple925964.13%
Hispanic824251.22%
Black251144.00%
Other66100.00%

14.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.64%

Male Poverty Rate

15.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Van Buren County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Van Buren County, Iowa is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Van Buren County, Iowa is White, with 13.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.23%.

Van Buren County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.59%
High School9.88%
Some College7.39%
Bachelors or Greater5.54%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.83%
Female Employed6.10%
Male Employed5.49%
Male Unemployed4.60%

Van Buren County, Iowa Income

Van Buren County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,769$58,431
Families$59,167$69,631
Married Families$65,056$
Non Families$27,563$31,087

Van Buren County, Iowa Marital Status

Van Buren County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.5%

Male Marriage Rate

59.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Van Buren County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Van Buren County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Van Buren County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Van Buren County, Iowa Veterans

Van Buren County, Iowa Veterans by War

580

Number of Veterans

566

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam225
Korea116
First Gulf War67
Second Gulf War39
World War II32

Van Buren County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+211
65 to 74161
35 to 54101
55 to 6483
18 to 3424

Van Buren County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White56810.22%
Hispanic721.88%
Black731.82%
2 or More58.20%

Van Buren County, Iowa Veterans by Education

5.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Van Buren County, Iowa Employment Status

Van Buren County, Iowa Employment by Age

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Van Buren County, Iowa Employment by Race

Van Buren County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Van Buren County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Keosauqua1006936-70-6.96%
Farmington664641-23-3.46%
Birmingham448429-19-4.24%
Bonaparte433414-19-4.39%
Milton443413-30-6.77%
Stockport296290-6-2.03%
Cantril222218-4-1.80%
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