Van Buren SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8.5

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Van Buren, Arkansas Info Snack

Van Buren /væn bjrn/ is the second largest city in the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area and the county seat of Crawford County, Arkansas, United States. The city is located directly northeast of Fort Smith at the Interstate 40 - Interstate 540 junction. The city was incorporated in 1845 and as of the 2010 census had a population of 22,791, ranking it as the state's 22nd largest city, behind Searcy.
Population
23,135
Unemployment
7.2%
Poverty
19.2%
Median Home
$113,700
Median Income
$40,747
Median Rent
$684

Rankings for Van Buren in Arkansas

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2

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3

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4

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5

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6

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8

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9

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Map Of Van Buren, AR

Population over time in Van Buren

Year Population % Change
2017 23,135 -0.1%
2016 23,155 0.7%
2015 22,992 0.2%
2014 22,955 0.3%
2013 22,891 0.7%
2012 22,722 1.0%
2011 22,508 1.2%
2010 22,236 -

Crime in Van Buren Per 100k

Crime Van Buren AR USA
Violent Crime 413.5 554.9 382.9
Murder 0.0 8.6 5.3
Robbery 34.1 64.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 336.8 413.6 248.9
Property Crime 3001.4 3078.6 2362.0
Burglary 967.8 727.7 430.4
Larceny 1910.0 2109.5 1694.0
Car Theft 123.6 241.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Van Buren

White
73.6% (17,020)
African American
2.2% (517)
American Indian
1.6% (375)
Asian
4.4% (1,007)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (7)
Two Or More
3.3% (763)
Hispanic
14.9% (3,446)
Race Van Buren AR USA
White 73.6% 73.0% 61.5%
African American 2.2% 15.4% 12.3%
American Indian 1.6% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 4.4% 1.4% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.3% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 14.9% 7.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Van Buren, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
7.6% (175,826)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.0% (138,810)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.3% (353,965)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.4% (310,009)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.9% (414,116)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.7% (363,219)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.7% (247,544)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.3% (238,290)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.9% (43,956)
$200,000 or more
1.3% (30,075)
Income Van Buren AR USA
Less than $10,000 7.6% 8.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.0% 6.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.3% 13.0% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.4% 12.0% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.9% 15.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.7% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.7% 10.5% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.3% 9.9% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.9% 3.1% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.3% 2.9% 6.3%

Gender in Van Buren

Female
53.3% (12,339)
Male
46.7% (10,795)
Gender Van Buren AR USA
Female 53.3% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 46.7% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Van Buren for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.8% (1,118)
9-12th Grade
10.1% (2,338)
High School / GED
36.3% (8,397)
Some College
21.5% (4,981)
Associate's Degree
8.4% (1,940)
Bachelor's Degree
13.6% (3,149)
Master's Degree
3.3% (772)
Professional Degree
0.9% (206)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (230)
Education Van Buren AR USA
< 9th Grade 4.8% 5.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 10.1% 9.2% 7.2%
High School / GED 36.3% 34.3% 27.3%
Some College 21.5% 22.6% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.4% 6.7% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 13.6% 14.1% 19.1%
Master's Degree 3.3% 5.6% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.9% 1.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.4%

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