Van Buren County, Tennessee Population 2018

Van Buren County, Tennessee's estimated population is 5,742 with a growth rate of 1.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Van Buren County, Tennessee is the 94th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20175,7421011.79%
20165,641-75-1.31%
20165,716240.42%
20155,692390.69%
20145,653801.44%
20135,573-58-1.03%
20125,631961.73%
20115,535-34-0.61%
20105,56972314.92%
19904,8461182.50%
19804,72897025.81%
19703,758872.37%
19603,671-314-7.88%
19503,985-105-2.57%
19404,09057416.33%
19303,51689233.99%
19202,624-160-5.75%
19102,784-342-10.94%
19003,1262639.19%
18902,863-70-2.39%
18802,9332087.63%
18702,7251445.58%
18602,581-93-3.48%
18502,6740.00%

Van Buren County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White5,452
Two or More Races163
Black or African American22
Asian4

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

Van Buren County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Van Buren County, Tennessee Median Age

45.8


Total

45.3


Male

47.7


Female

Van Buren County, Tennessee Adults

There are 4,552 adults, (1,151 of which are seniors) in Van Buren County, Tennessee.

Van Buren County, Tennessee Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Van Buren County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

2,806

49.74%

Male

2,835

50.26%

Van Buren County, Tennessee Households and Families

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

Van Buren County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.1%7.9%
All88.3%11.7%
Female86.1%13.9%
Male82.8%17.2%
Non Family80.4%19.6%

88.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Van Buren County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1412.5988.3
Married1,3173.0192.1
Non Family5571.1780.4
Female2383.0886.1
Male296.5582.8

3.02

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Van Buren County, Tennessee Households

Van Buren County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade43610.61%
9th to 12th Grade3678.93%
High School Graduate1,97648.07%
Some College66316.13%
Associates Degree1864.52%
Bachelors Degree2506.08%
Graduate Degree2335.67%

Van Buren County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,9443,164473
Multiple Races104841
Hispanic45424
Black14145
Asian44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 35.71%.

Van Buren County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,990$27,893$26,099
Less Than High School$18,158$$17,132
High School Grad$22,262$24,141$21,125
Some College$32,095$30,833$35,526
Bachelors Degree$37,159$72,361$34,688
Graduate Degree$40,870$41,125$40,673

$26,990

Average Earnings

$27,893

Average Male

$26,099

Average Female

Van Buren County, Tennessee Language

Van Buren County, Tennessee Language by Age

Van Buren County, Tennessee Language

95.49% of Van Buren County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 4.51% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.28% of the population.

Van Buren County, Tennessee Poverty

Van Buren County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,30298518.58%
Multiple1635936.20%
Hispanic511427.45%

19.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.20%

Male Poverty Rate

19.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Van Buren County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Van Buren County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 36.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Van Buren County, Tennessee is White, with 18.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.65%.

Van Buren County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.16%
High School15.30%
Some College9.40%
Bachelors or Greater1.92%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed39.43%
Female Unemployed28.95%
Male Employed13.26%
Female Employed12.00%

Van Buren County, Tennessee Income

Van Buren County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,813$53,579
Families$47,073$61,312
Married Families$51,563$
Non Families$21,838$29,691

Van Buren County, Tennessee Marital Status

Van Buren County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Van Buren County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Van Buren County, Tennessee Marriage

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

Van Buren County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Van Buren County, Tennessee Veterans

Van Buren County, Tennessee Veterans by War

475

Number of Veterans

473

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam240
First Gulf War74
Korea73
Second Gulf War44
World War II23

Van Buren County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64143
75+133
65 to 74133
18 to 3434
35 to 5432

Van Buren County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White45710.37%
Hispanic1942.22%
2 or More1814.40%

Van Buren County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

20.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Van Buren County, Tennessee Employment Status

Van Buren County, Tennessee Employment by Age

52.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

11.7%

Unemployment Rate

Van Buren County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Van Buren County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Van Buren County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Spencer16011629281.75%
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