Van Buren, Indiana Population 2021

1,952
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Van Buren is a city located in Grant County Indiana. Van Buren has a 2020 population of 1,952. Van Buren is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -2.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,004 in 2010. Van Buren reached it's highest population of 2,006 in 2018.

The average household income in Van Buren is $99,408 with a poverty rate of 3.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $182,600. The median age in Van Buren is 38.2 years, 38.2 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Van Buren Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Van Buren was:

  • White: 98.08%
  • Black or African American: 1.44%
  • Other race: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Van Buren, Indiana is 1,952 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,006.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,004.

Van Buren, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,44798.08%
Black or African American361.44%
Some Other Race120.48%
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Van Buren Population by Race

Van Buren Population Pyramid $2021

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Van Buren Median Age

38.2


Total

38.2


Male

38.4


Female

Van Buren Adults

There are 1,847 adults, (363 of whom are seniors) in Van Buren.

Van Buren Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Van Buren Sex Ratio

Female

1,275

51.10%

Male

1,220

48.90%

Van Buren Population by Age

Van Buren Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Van Buren Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family100%0%
Male100%0%
Married97.9%2.1%
All90.9%9.1%
Female15.1%84.9%

90.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Van Buren Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9122.7490.9
Married4703.3397.9
Non Family2271.08100
Male1293.35100
Female862.9315.1

3.09

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Van Buren Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade683.96%
High School Graduate52330.48%
Some College36621.33%
Associates Degree1257.28%
Bachelors Degree40123.37%
Graduate Degree23313.58%
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Van Buren Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Van Buren Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6481,580598
Black363636
Hispanic3232
Other Race1212

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 100.00%.

Van Buren Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,088$43,137$
Less Than 9th Grade$21,453$21,453$
High School Graduate$32,262$42,770$
Some College$31,864$$29,479
Bachelors Degree$71,028$81,750$
Graduate Degree$85,346$$85,889

$43,088

Average Earnings

$43,137

Average Male

$

Average Female

Van Buren Earnings by Educational Attainment

Van Buren Language by Age

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Van Buren Language

100.00% of Van Buren residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Van Buren Language

Van Buren Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,427632.60%
Black3636100.00%

3.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.95%

Male Poverty Rate

4.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Van Buren

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Van Buren is White, with 2.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 1.21%.

Van Buren Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater14.20%
Some College1.83%
High School0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Van Buren Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed10.27%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Van Buren Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Van Buren Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,583$99,408
Families$54,531$75,476
Married Families$73,571-
Non Families-$130,106
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Income by Household Type

Van Buren Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Van Buren Married by Age and Sex

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Van Buren Marriage

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

Van Buren Marital Status by Race

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Van Buren Marital Status

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168

Number of Veterans

152

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War98
First Gulf War63
Vietnam49
World War II
Korea

Van Buren Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7449
35 to 5447
18 to 3445
55 to 6416
75+11

Van Buren Veterans by Age

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Van Buren Veterans by Race

Van Buren Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Van Buren Veterans by Education

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Van Buren Employment by Age

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Van Buren Employment by Race

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Van Buren Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.93%

Born in Van Buren

99.28%

Native Born

0.72%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.28% of Van Buren residents were born in the United States, with 66.93% having been born in Indiana. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Van Buren Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,952-18-0.91%
20201,970-18-0.91%
20191,988-18-0.90%
20182,006281.42%
20171,97830.15%
20161,975-1-0.05%
20151,97680.41%
20141,968-16-0.81%
20131,9840.00%
20121,984-3-0.15%
20111,987-17-0.85%
20102,0040.00%

Van Buren Population by Year