Van Buren demographics profile

StatisticVan BurenArkansasNational
Population23,1552,968,472318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,5075591
Median age33.737.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%42%43%
Speak English86%93%79%
Speak Spanish11%5%13%
Van Buren, AR has a population of 23,155 and is the 1,878th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,507 per sq mi which is 2618% higher than the Arkansas average and 1564% higher than the national average. The median age in Van Buren is 34 which is approximately 11% lower than the Arkansas average of 38. In Van Buren, 63% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 86% speak English and 11% speak Spanish. 61% of Van Buren residents were born in Arkansas, 29% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Van Buren is 2618% higher than Arkansas.
  • The median age in Van Buren is 11% lower than Arkansas.
  • In Van Buren 85.32% of the population is White.
  • In Van Buren 1.90% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Van Buren 3.58% of the population is Asian.

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Van Buren population breakdown by race

RaceVan BurenArkansasNational
White85.32%77.72%73.35%
Black or African American1.90%15.52%12.63%
Asian3.58%1.40%5.22%
American Indian2.44%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
Mixed race3.92%2.23%3.06%
Other race2.85%2.28%4.75%
In Van Buren, 14.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Van Buren, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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