Van Buren County, Iowa Population 2022

Van Buren County, Iowa's estimated population is 7,137 with a growth rate of 0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Van Buren County, Iowa is the 91st largest county in Iowa. The 2010 Population was 7,577 and has seen a growth of -5.81% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18406,1460.00%
185012,2706,12499.64%
186017,0814,81139.21%
187017,6725913.46%
188017,043-629-3.56%
189016,253-790-4.64%
190017,3541,1016.77%
191015,020-2,334-13.45%
192014,060-960-6.39%
193012,603-1,457-10.36%
194012,053-550-4.36%
195011,007-1,046-8.68%
19609,778-1,229-11.17%
19708,643-1,135-11.61%
19808,626-17-0.20%
19907,676-950-11.01%
20107,577-99-1.29%
20117,513-64-0.84%
20127,449-64-0.85%
20137,434-15-0.20%
20147,390-44-0.59%
20157,296-94-1.27%
20167,241-55-0.75%
20177,155-86-1.19%
20187,013-142-1.98%
20197,044310.44%
20207,075310.44%
20217,106310.44%
20227,137310.44%
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Van Buren County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,91497.33%
Black or African American210.30%
Asian340.48%
Some Other Race250.35%
Two or More Races1101.55%
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Van Buren County, Iowa Population by Race

Van Buren County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2022

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Van Buren County, Iowa Median Age

45.6


Total

44.6


Male

46.7


Female

Van Buren County, Iowa Adults

There are 5,467 adults, (1,595 of whom are seniors) in Van Buren County, Iowa.

Van Buren County, Iowa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Van Buren County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

3,460

48.70%

Male

3,644

51.30%

Van Buren County, Iowa Population by Age

Van Buren County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Van Buren County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
All80.8%19.2%
Non Family73.2%26.8%
Male68.6%31.4%
Female56.7%43.3%

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Van Buren County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9692.3680.8
Married1,6423.0389.2
Male862.7968.6
Female2012.7856.7
Non Family1,0401.1873.2

2.96

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Van Buren County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3246.47%
9th to 12th Grade2134.25%
High School Graduate1,86937.34%
Some College1,14722.91%
Associates Degree63112.60%
Bachelors Degree54510.89%
Graduate Degree2775.53%
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Van Buren County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Van Buren County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian343333
Black653
2+ Races676311
White4,8154,309765
Hispanic856010
Other Race218

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 97.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 97.06%.

Van Buren County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,616$39,120$24,500
Less Than 9th Grade$32,917$43,810$
High School Graduate$33,401$38,605$21,536
Some College$29,390$40,703$21,875
Bachelors Degree$41,842$35,192$44,792
Graduate Degree$42,813$$

$32,616

Average Earnings

$39,120

Average Male

$24,500

Average Female

Van Buren County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Van Buren County, Iowa Language by Age

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Van Buren County, Iowa Language

93.29% of Van Buren County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 6.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.91% of the population.

Van Buren County, Iowa Language

Van Buren County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,74582212.19%
Asian3412.94%
Other13NaN%
Hispanic1166253.45%
Multiple1103733.64%

13.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.44%

Male Poverty Rate

12.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Van Buren County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Van Buren County, Iowa is White, with 12.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Van Buren County, Iowa is Multiple, with 33.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.65%.

Van Buren County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.34%
High School13.24%
Some College13.17%
Bachelors or Greater2.44%

Van Buren County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.98%
Male Unemployed59.82%
Female Employed3.65%
Female Unemployed50.00%

Van Buren County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Van Buren County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,898$66,892
Families$61,625$81,308
Married Families$65,756-
Non Families$28,389$38,859
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Income by Household Type

Van Buren County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Van Buren County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Van Buren County, Iowa 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 County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Van Buren County, Iowa Marital Status

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514

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War48
First Gulf War73
Vietnam262
Korea51
World War II8

Van Buren County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3412
35 to 5483
55 to 64100
65 to 74192
75+127

Van Buren County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5059.46%
Black114.29%
2+ Races811.94%
Hispanic2630.59%

Van Buren County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Van Buren County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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4.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Van Buren County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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58%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Van Buren County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Van Buren County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Van Buren County, Iowa 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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74.14%

Born in Van Buren County, Iowa

98.51%

Native Born

1.49%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

1.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.51% of Van Buren County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 74.14% having been born in Iowa. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Van Buren County, Iowa Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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