Arkansas / Van Buren County
Who knew Van Buren County demographics could be so sexy? Check out Census 2010 data and current American Community Survey data for Van Buren County, AR. Feast your eyes on statuesque tables, curvacous pie charts and titillating trend lines. We dare you to call Van Buren County demographic data boring!
|Population 2010 Census||17,295||#46 in the state|
|Median Income 2010 for Households||$31,960|
|Median Age||46.6 years|
|Largest Racial or Ethnic Group||White|
|Sources: Census 2010 SF1 & 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5 year estimates|
With 17,295 people, Van Buren County is the 46th most populated county in the state of Arkansas out of 75 counties. But watch out, Van Buren County, because Sharp County with 17,264 people and Sevier County with 17,058 people are right behind you.
In 2010, the median household income of Van Buren County residents was $31,960. Van Buren County households made slightly more than Izard County households ($31,673) and Ouachita County households ($31,259) However, 22.5% of Van Buren County residents live in poverty.
The median age for Van Buren County residents is 46.6 years young.
The largest Van Buren County racial/ethinic groups are White (94.1%) followed by Hispanic (2.7%) and Two or more races (1.7%).
|Some Other Race||7|
|Two or More Races||295|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P9 Hispanic or Latino or Not Hispanic or Latino by Race|
Note: the US Census Bureau defines race and ethnicity differently from the way most people think about race and ethnicity. In a nutshell, a person's origin (or what used to be called ethnicity) is either Hispanic or Non-Hispanic. And a person's race can be white, black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Some Other Race or Two or More Races. For more details about race and origin data, google "US Census Bureau race and origin Census 2010."
Fellas, you need to start eating your Wheaties™. Van Buren County ladies have a higher median age.
|Median Age||46.6 years|
|Median Age - Females||47.7 years|
|Median Age - Males||45.5 years|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P13 Median Age by Male/Female|
With 22.7% of the Van Buren County population over the age of 65, watch out for sandles paired with socks. We've heard it's contagious.
|Persons Under 18||20.5%|
|Persons Over 65||22.7%|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P12 Male/Female by Age|
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