Van Buren County, Tennessee Population 2024

6,733

Van Buren County, Tennessee's estimated 2024 population is 6,733 with a growth rate of 2.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Van Buren County, Tennessee is the 93rd largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 population was 5,567 and has seen a growth of 20.94% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,4931522.07%
20287,3411522.11%
20277,1891522.16%
20267,0371522.21%
20256,8851522.26%
20246,7331522.31%
20236,5811522.36%
20226,4291522.42%
20216,2771031.67%
20206,1743005.11%
20195,874971.68%
20185,777300.52%
20175,747260.45%
20165,721240.42%
20155,69710.02%
20145,6961232.21%
20135,573-79-1.4%
20125,652971.75%
20115,555-12-0.22%
20105,567
19904,8461182.5%
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%
18502,674-4,819-64.31%
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2024 Growth Rate
2.31% (152)
County Seat
2010 Population
5,567
Area
273 mi²
Density
25 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
20.94% (1,166)
Founded
January 3, 1840

Van Buren County, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,88295.15%
Two or more races2273.67%
Native American260.42%
Other race250.4%
Asian140.23%
Black or African American80.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Van Buren County, Tennessee Population by Race

Van Buren County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2024

Van Buren County, Tennessee Median Age

47.4

Total

46.9

Male

47.9

Female

Van Buren County, Tennessee Adults

There are 4,977 adults, (1,482 of whom are seniors) in Van Buren County, Tennessee.

Van Buren County, Tennessee Age Dependency

76.9

Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Van Buren County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female3,06949.64%
Male3,11350.36%

Van Buren County, Tennessee Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4342.580.419.6
Married1,2583.190.59.5
Non Family8471.2166.633.4
Female2053.1970.229.8
Male1244.0287.912.1
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Van Buren County, Tennessee Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Van Buren County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Van Buren County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Van Buren County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,043

Average Earnings

$38,848

Average Male

$33,063

Average Female

Van Buren County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Van Buren County, Tennessee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Van Buren County, Tennessee Language

94.76% of Van Buren County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 5.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.84% of the population.

Van Buren County, Tennessee Language

Van Buren County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,66085315.07%
Multiple22713358.59%
Native2626100%
Hispanic5647.14%
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17%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.6%

Male Poverty Rate

18.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Van Buren County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Van Buren County, Tennessee is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Van Buren County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 7.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.73%.

Van Buren County, Tennessee Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.98%
High School18.28%
Bachelors or Greater11.11%
Some College5.37%
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Van Buren County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed8.66%
Male Employed6.24%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Van Buren County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Van Buren County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Van Buren County, Tennessee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Van Buren County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Van Buren County, Tennessee 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 35-44.

Van Buren County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Van Buren County, Tennessee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

415

Number of Veterans

378

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

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Van Buren County, Tennessee Veterans by War

count

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Van Buren County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

count

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Van Buren County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Van Buren County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Van Buren County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Van Buren County, Tennessee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Van Buren County, Tennessee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Van Buren County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.64%

Born in Van Buren County, Tennessee

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.77% of Van Buren County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 70.64% having been born in Tennessee. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Van Buren County, Tennessee Place of Birth

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