Van Buren County, Iowa Population 2021

Van Buren County, Iowa's estimated population is 7,106 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 inIowa. The 2010 Population was 7,577 and has seen a growth of -6.22% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,106310.44%
20207,075310.44%
20197,044310.44%
20187,013-142-1.98%
20177,155-86-1.19%
20167,241-55-0.75%
20157,296-94-1.27%
20147,390-44-0.59%
20137,434-15-0.20%
20127,449-64-0.85%
20117,513-64-0.84%
20107,577-99-1.29%
19907,676-950-11.01%
19808,626-17-0.20%
19708,643-1,135-11.61%
19609,778-1,229-11.17%
195011,007-1,046-8.68%
194012,053-550-4.36%
193012,603-1,457-10.36%
192014,060-960-6.39%
191015,020-2,334-13.45%
190017,3541,1016.77%
189016,253-790-4.64%
188017,043-629-3.56%
187017,6725913.46%
186017,0814,81139.21%
185012,2706,12499.64%
18406,1460.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.44% (31)
County Website
State
Founded
December 7, 1836
County Seat
2010 Population
7,577
Growth Since 2010
-6.22% (-471)
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Van Buren County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,96097.34%
Two or More Races811.13%
Black or African American480.67%
Asian370.52%
Some Other Race240.34%
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Van Buren County, Iowa Population by Race

Van Buren County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Van Buren County, Iowa Median Age

45.4


Total

43.9


Male

47


Female

Van Buren County, Iowa Adults

There are 5,481 adults, (1,582 of whom are seniors) in Van Buren County, Iowa.

Van Buren County, Iowa Age Dependency

83.4

Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Van Buren County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

3,485

48.74%

Male

3,665

51.26%

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
Male63.3%36.7%
Female64.5%35.5%
Non Family70%30%
All81.3%18.7%
Married91.1%8.9%

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Van Buren County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8942.4481.3
Married1,6313.0991.1
Non Family9701.1370
Female2142.9964.5
Male793.4363.3

3.05

Average Family Size

2.44

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 Grade3086.14%
9th to 12th Grade2344.66%
High School Graduate1,95338.92%
Some College1,19623.83%
Associates Degree60212.00%
Bachelors Degree4649.25%
Graduate Degree2615.20%
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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
White4,8824,373666
Hispanic52275
Asian373535
2+ Races322814
Other Race174
Black15135

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 94.59%.

Van Buren County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,255$38,259$23,292
Less Than 9th Grade$31,793$41,250$
High School Graduate$31,535$37,679$21,709
Some College$29,704$41,875$22,717
Bachelors Degree$38,750$36,111$41,691
Graduate Degree$29,514$$36,250

$31,255

Average Earnings

$38,259

Average Male

$23,292

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

93.56% of Van Buren County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 6.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.64% 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
White6,82482912.15%
Hispanic955658.95%
Multiple811923.46%
Other241041.67%
Asian3725.41%

12.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.61%

Male Poverty Rate

13.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Van Buren County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Van Buren County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 58.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Van Buren County, Iowa is Asian, with 5.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.79%.

Van Buren County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.63%
High School11.41%
Some College10.18%
Bachelors or Greater4.85%

Van Buren County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed35.85%
Male Unemployed34.78%
Male Employed7.36%
Female Employed4.78%

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$48,591$65,542
Families$60,700$81,009
Married Families$64,578-
Non Families$28,417$33,714
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Income by Household Type

Van Buren County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

59.2%

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 45-54, 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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534

Number of Veterans

486

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam239
Korea84
First Gulf War72
Second Gulf War54
World War II10

Van Buren County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74183
75+144
55 to 6495
35 to 5490
18 to 3422

Van Buren County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5189.64%
Hispanic1223.08%
2+ Races1029.41%
Black635.29%

Van Buren County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Van Buren County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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5.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Van Buren County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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56.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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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74.01%

Born in Van Buren County, Iowa

98.53%

Native Born

1.47%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

1.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.53% of Van Buren County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 74.01% having been born in Iowa. 0.21% 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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