Van Buren County, Iowa Population 2019

Van Buren County, Iowa's estimated population is 7,164 with a growth rate of -1.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Van Buren County, Iowa is the 90th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20187,020-144-2.01%
20177,164-77-1.06%
20167,241-56-0.77%
20157,297-94-1.27%
20147,391-44-0.59%
20137,435-13-0.17%
20127,448-65-0.87%
20117,513-64-0.84%
20107,577-99-1.29%
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
White7,155
Two or More Races90
Black or African American42
American Indian and Alaska Native9
Asian7
Some Other Race5

Van Buren County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2019

Van Buren County, Iowa Median Age

44


Total

43.4


Male

46


Female

Van Buren County, Iowa Adults

There are 5,549 adults, (1,520 of whom are seniors) in Van Buren County, Iowa.

Van Buren County, Iowa Age Dependency

81.4

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Van Buren County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

3,580

48.99%

Male

3,728

51.01%

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
Married93.3%6.7%
All83.9%16.1%
Non Family72%28%
Female68.7%31.3%
Male58.1%41.9%

83.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8772.5183.9
Married1,6953.1193.3
Non Family9301.1372
Female1663.4868.7
Male863.758.1

3.13

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Van Buren County, Iowa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3246.39%
9th to 12th Grade3066.03%
High School Graduate1,96638.75%
Some College1,11822.03%
Associates Degree65812.97%
Bachelors Degree50810.01%
Graduate Degree1943.82%

Van Buren County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,9964,388680
Hispanic32259
Multiple Races24127
Native American99
Asian766
Black64
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 asian people with a rate of 85.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,245$39,844$23,221
Less Than High School$30,602$43,816$
High School Grad$32,077$37,361$24,886
Some College$27,309$40,464$21,544
Bachelors Degree$36,500$34,485$39,583
Graduate Degree$40,536$60,625$30,417

$31,245

Average Earnings

$39,844

Average Male

$23,221

Average Female

Van Buren County, Iowa Language

Van Buren County, Iowa Language by Age

Van Buren County, Iowa Language

93.38% of Van Buren County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 6.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.85% of the population.

Van Buren County, Iowa Poverty

Van Buren County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,02295813.64%
Hispanic814353.09%
Multiple901314.44%
Other5240.00%

14.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.64%

Male Poverty Rate

14.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Van Buren County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Van Buren County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 53.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Van Buren County, Iowa is White, with 13.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.12%
High School8.67%
Some College8.48%
Bachelors or Greater6.05%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.35%
Female Unemployed25.53%
Male Employed7.13%
Female Employed4.66%

Van Buren County, Iowa Income

Van Buren County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,197$61,565
Families$60,828$75,588
Married Families$65,457-
Non Families$26,359$31,293

Van Buren County, Iowa Marital Status

Van Buren County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

59.2%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Van Buren County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Van Buren County, Iowa Veterans

577

Number of Veterans

564

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam226
Korea103
First Gulf War61
World War II33
Second Gulf War32

Van Buren County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White56810.33%
Hispanic721.88%
2 or More623.08%
Black342.86%

Van Buren County, Iowa Veterans by Education

4.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Van Buren County, Iowa Employment Status

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

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%
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