Van Buren is a city located in Crawford County Arkansas. It is also the county seat of Crawford County. With a 2020 population of 23,665, it is the 22nd largest city in Arkansas and the 1627th largest city in the United States . Van Buren is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually but its population has increased by 3.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,791 in 2010. Van Buren reached it's highest population of 23,692 in 2018. Spanning over 16 miles, Van Buren has a population density of 1,537 people per square mile.
The average household income in Van Buren is $64,764 with a poverty rate of 19.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $724 per month, and the median house value is $116,200. The median age in Van Buren is 33.7 years, 32.9 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.