Van Buren County, Tennessee Population 2021

Van Buren County, Tennessee's estimated population is 6,090 with a growth rate of 1.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Van Buren County, Tennessee is the 95th largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 5,569 and has seen a growth of 9.36% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,0901091.82%
20205,9811091.86%
20195,8721091.89%
20185,763160.28%
20175,747260.45%
20165,721260.46%
20155,695-1-0.02%
20145,6961222.19%
20135,574-79-1.40%
20125,653981.76%
20115,555-14-0.25%
20105,56972314.92%
19904,8461182.50%
19804,72897025.81%
19703,758872.37%
19603,671-314-7.88%
19503,985-105-2.57%
19404,09057416.33%
19303,51689233.99%
19202,624-160-5.75%
19102,784-342-10.94%
19003,1262639.19%
18902,863-70-2.39%
18802,9332087.63%
18702,7251445.58%
18602,581-93-3.48%
18502,6740.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.82% (109)
Founded
January 3, 1840
County Seat
2010 Population
5,569
Growth Since 2010
9.36% (521)
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Van Buren County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,54596.27%
Two or More Races1903.30%
Black or African American160.28%
Some Other Race90.16%
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Van Buren County, Tennessee Population by Race

Van Buren County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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Van Buren County, Tennessee Median Age

46.9


Total

45.6


Male

48


Female

Van Buren County, Tennessee Adults

There are 4,676 adults, (1,296 of whom are seniors) in Van Buren County, Tennessee.

Van Buren County, Tennessee Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Van Buren County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

2,862

49.69%

Male

2,898

50.31%

Van Buren County, Tennessee Population by Age

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

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Van Buren County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female71.1%28.9%
Non Family72.1%27.9%
Male76.9%23.1%
All81.5%18.5%
Married88.6%11.4%

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Van Buren County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1412.6481.5
Married1,2043.2188.6
Non Family5961.2472.1
Female2632.9771.1
Male783.5376.9

3.08

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Van Buren County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade52212.19%
9th to 12th Grade3788.83%
High School Graduate2,17350.76%
Some College62814.67%
Associates Degree2485.79%
Bachelors Degree1593.71%
Graduate Degree1734.04%
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Van Buren County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Van Buren County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,0853,211315
2+ Races14812217
Hispanic3232
Black1616

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 2+ races people with a rate of 11.49%.

Van Buren County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,136$30,519$24,877
Less Than 9th Grade$24,853$40,417$15,000
High School Graduate$24,709$26,667$21,522
Some College$31,567$34,844$28,906
Bachelors Degree$38,958$46,667$38,681
Graduate Degree$49,792$48,750$50,893

$27,136

Average Earnings

$30,519

Average Male

$24,877

Average Female

Van Buren County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Van Buren County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Van Buren County, Tennessee Language

95.52% of Van Buren County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 4.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.42% of the population.

Van Buren County, Tennessee Language

Van Buren County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,40091917.02%
Multiple1902814.74%

16.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.40%

Male Poverty Rate

17.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Van Buren County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Van Buren County, Tennessee is White, with 17.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Van Buren County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 14.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.69%.

Van Buren County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.93%
High School13.81%
Some College4.93%
Bachelors or Greater1.81%

Van Buren County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed15.52%
Female Unemployed12.07%
Male Employed11.86%
Female Employed8.53%

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

Van Buren County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,724$52,846
Families$52,319$61,198
Married Families$56,020-
Non Families$20,272$28,236
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Income by Household Type

Van Buren County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Van Buren County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Van Buren County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Van Buren County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Van Buren County, Tennessee Marital Status

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389

Number of Veterans

380

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam226
Korea67
First Gulf War37
World War II23
Second Gulf War11

Van Buren County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74186
75+140
55 to 6448
35 to 5415
18 to 34

Van Buren County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3728.28%
2+ Races1710.69%

Van Buren County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Van Buren County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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1.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Van Buren County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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49.2%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

Van Buren County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Van Buren County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Van Buren County, Tennessee 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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70.47%

Born in Van Buren County, Tennessee

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.75% of Van Buren County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 70.47% having been born in Tennessee. 0.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Van Buren County, Tennessee 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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