Van Buren, Missouri Population 2022

733
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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.

Van Buren Demographics

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

  • White: 99.84%
  • Black or African American: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Van Buren, Missouri is 733 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 747.

Van Buren, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,23999.84%
Black or African American20.16%
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Van Buren Population by Race

Van Buren Population Pyramid 2022

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Van Buren Median Age

36.1


Total

31


Male

38.6


Female

Van Buren Adults

There are 784 adults, (212 of whom are seniors) in Van Buren.

Van Buren Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

79.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Van Buren Sex Ratio

Female

748

60.27%

Male

493

39.73%

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
Married78.2%21.8%
Female71.1%28.9%
All50.7%49.3%
Non Family38.3%61.7%
Male28.9%71.1%

50.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Van Buren Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4462.7150.7
Married1105.1278.2
Male383.6828.9
Female454.7371.1
Non Family2531.1638.3

4.48

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Van Buren Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade131.83%
9th to 12th Grade588.16%
High School Graduate35750.21%
Some College14620.53%
Associates Degree8011.25%
Bachelors Degree425.91%
Graduate Degree152.11%
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Van Buren Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Van Buren Educational Attainment by Race

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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 white people with a rate of 8.04%.

Van Buren Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,528$31,923$16,763
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$19,438$26,354$
Some College$27,708$31,731$17,727
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$21,528

Average Earnings

$31,923

Average Male

$16,763

Average Female

Van Buren Earnings by Educational Attainment

Van Buren Language by Age

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Van Buren Language

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.

Van Buren Language

Van Buren Poverty by Race

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43.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.87%

Male Poverty Rate

45.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Van Buren

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%.

Van Buren Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.77%
High School47.32%
Some College10.41%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Van Buren Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed14.01%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed31.07%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Van Buren Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Van Buren Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$19,583$33,128
Families$45,721$46,608
Married Families$60,208-
Non Families$12,829$20,810
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Income by Household Type

Van Buren Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

20.2%

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 55-64, 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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31

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam24
Korea4
World War II

Van Buren Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 64
65 to 7424
75+7

Van Buren Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White293.71%
Black2100.00%

Van Buren Veterans by Race

Van Buren Veterans by Education

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7.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Van Buren Veterans by Education

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43.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.3%

Employment Rate

2.5%

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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84.29%

Born in Van Buren

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Van Buren Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20108190.00%
2011812-7-0.85%
2012805-7-0.86%
2013798-7-0.87%
2014791-7-0.88%
2015784-7-0.88%
2016777-7-0.89%
2017770-7-0.90%
2018763-7-0.91%
2019756-7-0.92%
2020747-9-1.19%
2021740-7-0.94%
2022733-7-0.95%

Van Buren Population by Year