The Town of Van Buren had a population of 814 as of July 1, 2017. Van Buren ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Van Buren is located at latitude 37.0144 and longitude -91.0069 in Carter County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Van Buren (see map below) encompass a land area of 2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carter County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 472 feet.
The Town of Van Buren (GNIS ID: 2397710) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Van Buren population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||989|
|Daytime Population: Residents||507|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||1,496|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.84|
|Population in Households||791|
|Population in Familes||579|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||23|
|Median Household Income||$28,104|
|Average Household Income||$42,989|
|Per Capita Income||$19,354|
|Total Housing Units||431 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||209 (48.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||150 (34.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||73 (16.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$116,250|
|Average Home Value||$138,942|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.94%|
|Per Capita Income||2.77%|
The table below compares Van Buren to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 403||61st|
|Population Density||# 781||24th|
|Diversity Index||# 518||50th|
|Median Household Income||# 984||5th|
|Per Capita Income||# 795||23rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.