Van Buren is a city located in Carter County Missouri. Van Buren has a 2020 population of 733. It is also the county seat of Carter County. Van Buren is currently declining at a rate of -0.95% annually and its population has decreased by -1.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 747 in 2010.
The average household income in Van Buren is $43,004 with a poverty rate of 43.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $129,000. The median age in Van Buren is 38.3 years, 33.7 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Van Burenwas:
99.23% of Van Buren residents speak only English, while 0.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.77% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Van Buren is White, with 43.42% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Van Buren is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 31.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 54.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.28%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Van Buren
100.00% of Van Buren residents were born in the United States, with 84.29% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.