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Van Buren, AR: What you need to know

Situated along the Arkansas River is Van Buren, a picturesque community with a large tourism industry thanks to its location at the junction of Interstate 40, Interstate 540 and the Arkansas/Oklahoma state line. The local economy is also strong in sectors such as agriculture, food processing, healthcare and manufacturing, and one of the largest employers is the Van Buren School District. The downtown area is graced with King Opera House, a performance hall that dates to the late 1800s.


Van Buren, AR City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 22,992
Median Age 34
Median Household Income $39,414
Median Home Price $113,000
Walkscore 21

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Van Buren, AR Demographics

Median Population in Van Buren, AR

Median Age 34.4%
Age 18 Over 71.3%
Age 21 Over 68.4%
Age 62 Over 15.1%
Age 65 Over 12.3%

Race in Van Buren, AR

  Ethnicity White 86.1%
  Ethnicity Black 1.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 3.3%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 13.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 2.3%
  Ethnicity Other 1.8%

Population By Gender in Van Buren, AR

  Male 46.3%
  Female 53.7%

Language in Van Buren, AR

  English Only 85.6%
  English Other 14.4%

Economics in Van Buren, AR

  Median Household Income $39,414
  Median Home Price $113,000
  Homes Owned 33%
  Homes Rent 67%
  Median Property Rent $638

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Commute Types in Van Buren, AR

  Walked 3%
  Worked at Home 1.3%
  Public Transportation 0.3%
  Other Means 0.9%
  Drove Alone 84.6%
  Carpooled 9.9%

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