Van Buren, Missouri Population 2021

768
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Van Buren is a city located in Carter County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Carter County. With a 2020 population of 768, it is the 389th largest city in Missouri and the 11473rd largest city in the United States . Van Buren is currently declining at a rate of -1.92% annually and its population has decreased by -6.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 819 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Van Buren has a population density of 384 people per square mile.

The average household income in Van Buren is $43,004 with a poverty rate of 18.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $614 per month, and the median house value is $105,900. 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: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • 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 768 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 768.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 819.

Van Buren, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

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Van Buren Population by Race

Van Buren Population Pyramid $2021

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Van Buren Median Age

38.3


Total

33.7


Male

39.2


Female

Van Buren Adults

There are 721 adults, (199 of whom are seniors) in Van Buren.

Van Buren Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Van Buren Sex Ratio

Female

490

54.63%

Male

407

45.37%

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
Male16.7%83.3%
Non Family52%48%
All61.4%38.6%
Female81.6%18.4%
Married84%16%

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Van Buren Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3762.361.4
Non Family1481.0252
Married1253.1484
Male543.216.7
Female492.9881.6

2.92

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Van Buren Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade172.76%
9th to 12th Grade7111.51%
High School Graduate21534.85%
Some College15725.45%
Associates Degree7712.48%
Bachelors Degree579.24%
Graduate Degree233.73%
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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 white people with a rate of 85.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.97%.

Van Buren Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,973$31,250$18,710
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$38,393$41,875$
Some College$27,679$30,119$17,813
Bachelors Degree$67,989$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,973

Average Earnings

$31,250

Average Male

$18,710

Average Female

Van Buren Earnings by Educational Attainment

Van Buren Language by Age

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Van Buren Language

98.07% of Van Buren residents speak only English, while 1.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.97% of the population.

Van Buren Language

Van Buren Poverty by Race

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18.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.58%

Male Poverty Rate

25.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Van Buren

The race most likely to be in poverty in Van Buren is White, with 18.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Van Buren is White, with 18.66% 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 41.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.94%.

Van Buren Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.50%
High School11.34%
Some College8.30%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Van Buren Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed23.19%
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$29,868$43,004
Families$47,045$51,746
Married Families$65,547-
Non Families$23,750$27,412
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Income by Household Type

Van Buren Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.4%

Male Marriage Rate

33.4%

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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21

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8
Korea4
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Van Buren Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7415
75+6
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

Van Buren Veterans by Age

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Van Buren Veterans by Race

Van Buren Veterans by Education

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15.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Van Buren Veterans by Education

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59.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

2.3%

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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72.91%

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 72.91% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021768-15-1.92%
2020783-15-1.88%
2019798-15-1.85%
2018813-12-1.45%
2017825-8-0.96%
2016833-9-1.07%
201584240.48%
2014838-5-0.59%
2013843141.69%
2012829-7-0.84%
201183670.84%
20108290.00%

Van Buren Population by Year