Van Buren County TN Information


Van Buren County Subdivisions

Van Buren County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,815
Population in Households 5,721
Population in Familes 4,814
Population in Group Qrtrs 94
Population Density1 21
Diversity Index2 7


Median Household Income $33,915
Average Household Income $51,026
Per Capita Income $20,733


Total Housing Units 2,828 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,008 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 332 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 488 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $89,825
Average Home Value $131,611


Total Households 2,340
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,659
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.57% 0.49%
Households 0.5% 0.44%
Families 0.32% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.41%


Van Buren County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Van Buren County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 94 2nd
Population Density # 94 2nd
Diversity Index # 92 4th
Median Household Income # 90 6th
Per Capita Income # 70 27th

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