Van Buren County Information

Van Buren in Arkansas occupies 724 square miles and has a 2006 population of 16,718, a change from a 2000 population of 16,192 and 14,008 in 1990. 12% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 10.8% percent is 25-35, and 11.6% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 15 acts of violent crime reported in Van Buren in 2004, a change from 31 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 436 people: 6.1% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.3%.

Read more about Van Buren, Arkansas in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyVan Buren 
StateArkansas 
Land Area724 sq. milesRanked 1,341 of 3,140
Population 200616,718Ranked 1,991 of 3,140
Population 200516,562 
Population 200016,192Ranked 2,010 of 3,140
Population 199014,008Ranked 2,054 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion97.1% 
African American.5% 
Asian American.3% 
Native American.8% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.1% 
Population 5 to 1411.2% 
Population 15 to 2412% 
Population 25 to 3410.8% 
Population 35 to 4411.6% 
Population 45 to 5413.5% 
Population 55 to 6412.7% 
Population 65 to 7411.6% 
Population 75 and up11.5% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes1531
Murders / Manslaughters1 
Forcible Rapes4 
Robberies  
Aggravated Assaults10 
Total Property Crimes200114
Burglaries49 
Larceny Thefts130 
Motor Vehicle Thefts21 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population7,1506,628
Unemployed Population436350
Unemployment Rate6.1%5.3%

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