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Van Buren, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Van Buren had a population of 819 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Van Buren is located at latitude 40.6157 and longitude -85.5039 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Van Buren (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 850 feet.

The Town of Van Buren (GNIS ID: 2397709) 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.

The Town of Van Buren is located within Township of Van Buren, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grant County.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Van Buren: Rood's Corner, Rood's Crossroads.


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Van Buren, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 819
Daytime Population: Workers 364
Daytime Population: Residents 479
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 843
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 819
Population in Familes 671
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,403
Diversity Index3 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,174
Average Household Income $53,377
Per Capita Income $22,162

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 387 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 245 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $71,166
Average Home Value $87,910
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 343
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 231
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.74% -0.79%
Households -0.55% -0.65%
Families -0.58% -0.88%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   3.34%

Van Buren, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Van Buren to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 376 45th
Population Density # 313 54th
Diversity Index # 508 27th
Median Household Income # 519 24th
Per Capita Income # 455 33rd

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