Van Buren County AR Information


Van Buren County Subdivisions

Van Buren County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,973
Population in Households 17,784
Population in Familes 14,057
Population in Group Qrtrs 189
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $35,421
Average Household Income $49,667
Per Capita Income $21,592


Total Housing Units 10,872 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,101 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,640 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,131 (28.8%)
Median Home Value $94,824
Average Home Value $137,305


Total Households 7,741
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 4,997
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.47% 0.31%
Households 0.49% 0.33%
Families 0.22% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   2.08%


Van Buren County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Van Buren County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 42 45th
Population Density # 44 43rd
Diversity Index # 62 19th
Median Household Income # 60 21st
Per Capita Income # 47 39th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.