|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Van Buren is 23,353. Van Buren, Arkansas is the 1,659th largest city in the US.
Van Buren is located entirely in Crawford County.
The current population of Van Buren (23,353) is it's peak population.
Van Buren has grown 22.3% since the 2000. Van Buren, Arkansas is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 62% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Van Buren has a population density of 1,474.8 people per square mile. Van Buren has the 5th highest population density in Arkansas.
|1657||Easley, South Carolina||23,422||29.2%|
|1659||Van Buren, Arkansas||23,353||22.3%|
|1660||Maple Heights, Ohio||23,322||-10.6%|
|1663||Loves Park, Illinois||23,293||14.5%|
The total voting age population of Van Buren, Arkansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 16,053. The voting age population is 47.6% male and 52.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.2% of the residents of Van Buren are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Van Buren are 79.7% White, 6.9% Other, 4.2% Asian, 4.0% Two or more races, 3.0% Black and 2.3% American Indian. Additionally, 13.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Van Buren, 19.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.8%. On a per-household basis, 15.8% of families are below the poverty line in Van Buren.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.2% of Van Buren residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.6% of Van Buren residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.0% have a bachelor's degree and 5.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Van Buren residents aged 5 and older, 14.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 10.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Van Buren is 6.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Van Buren, 8.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Van Buren is $45,714.
In Van Buren, 60.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 39.4% of housing units in Van Buren.
Of all the housing units in Van Buren, 2.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Van Buren, 23.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Van Buren is $724.
In Van Buren, 75.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.