Van Buren employment information

IndexVan BurenMissouriNational
Income per capita$18,805$26,006$28,555
Median household income$28,523$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$33,958$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,135$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$30,170$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$15,469$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate9.9%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level14.0%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Van Buren is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Van Buren is 47% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Van Buren is 70% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Van Buren is 10% lower than the national average.

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Van Buren median earnings by income bracket

Van Buren employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.3%4.3%
Manufacturing sector26.9%4.8%
Financial & insurance services2.2%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services17.6%21.7%
Public administration3.8%6.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services4.9%39.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hunter, MO95$74,06338%
Ellsinore, MO583$29,50045%
Grandin, MO169$17,00068%
Fremont, MO38$0100%
Van Buren, MO1,077$28,52347%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rising Star, TX1,077$29,53145%
Gallipolis Ferry, WV1,077$32,55239%
Anacoco, LA1,077$58,75010%
Shellman, GA1,077$26,25051%
Keosauqua, IA1,078$43,03620%
Van Buren, MO1,077$28,52347%
Source: The Van Buren, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.