Van Buren County TN Information


Van Buren County Subdivisions

Van Buren County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,888
Daytime Population: Workers 1,286
Daytime Population: Residents 3,612
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,898
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 5,794
Population in Familes 4,852
Population in Group Qrtrs 94
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $32,710
Average Household Income $47,054
Per Capita Income $19,082


Total Housing Units 2,868 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,898 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 465 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 505 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $88,785
Average Home Value $128,398


Total Households 2,363
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,682
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.82% 0.99%
Households 0.7% 0.91%
Families 0.55% 0.82%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.11%


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, 2017 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 # 90 6th
Median Household Income # 90 6th
Per Capita Income # 80 17th

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