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Demographics Analysis

The people of Van Buren County, Arkansas give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 541

5 to 9 years : 507

10 to 14 years : 419

15 to 17 years : 304

18 and 19 years : 226

20 years : 9

21 years : 50

22 to 24 years : 188

25 to 29 years : 501

30 to 34 years : 366

35 to 39 years : 368

40 to 44 years : 541

45 to 49 years : 544

50 to 54 years : 576

55 to 59 years : 616

60 and 61 years : 185

62 to 64 years : 270

65 and 66 years : 82

67 to 69 years : 233

70 to 74 years : 593

75 to 79 years : 256

80 to 84 years : 247

85 years and over : 316

Female:

Under 5 years : 507

5 to 9 years : 507

10 to 14 years : 362

15 to 17 years : 336

18 and 19 years : 165

20 years : 211

21 years : 29

22 to 24 years : 281

25 to 29 years : 364

30 to 34 years : 378

35 to 39 years : 306

40 to 44 years : 639

45 to 49 years : 606

50 to 54 years : 537

55 to 59 years : 574

60 and 61 years : 255

62 to 64 years : 332

65 and 66 years : 135

67 to 69 years : 216

70 to 74 years : 645

75 to 79 years : 325

80 to 84 years : 369

85 years and over : 394


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 8,723

Multiple ancestry : 6,022

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 225

Ancestry not reported : 1,441


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 16,165

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 50

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 162

Not a U.S. citizen : 34


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,048

5 to 17 years : 2,435

18 to 24 years : 1,159

25 to 34 years : 1,609

35 to 44 years : 1,854

45 to 54 years : 2,263

55 to 59 years : 1,190

60 and 61 years : 440

62 to 64 years : 602

65 to 74 years : 1,904

75 years and over : 1,907

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 956

5 to 17 years : 1,858

18 to 24 years : 655

25 to 34 years : 1,043

35 to 44 years : 839

45 to 54 years : 848

55 to 59 years : 632

60 and 61 years : 310

62 to 64 years : 276

65 to 74 years : 889

75 years and over : 848

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 92

5 to 17 years : 563

18 to 24 years : 476

25 to 34 years : 533

35 to 44 years : 1,002

45 to 54 years : 1,376

55 to 59 years : 555

60 and 61 years : 130

62 to 64 years : 309

65 to 74 years : 951

75 years and over : 1,024

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 28

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 22

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 14

18 to 24 years : 28

25 to 34 years : 5

35 to 44 years : 13

45 to 54 years : 17

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 17

65 to 74 years : 64

75 years and over : 35


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,579

Female : 4,575

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 3,319

Female : 3,692

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 50

Foreign born:

Male : 40

Female : 156


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Born in state of residence : 8,852

Born in other state in the United States : 6,710

Native: born outside the United States : 50

Foreign born : 194


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,315

Now married, except separated : 3,743

Divorced : 838

Separated : 67

Widowed : 777

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,290

Now married, except separated : 3,579

Divorced : 739

Separated : 295

Widowed : 681

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 22

Separated : 28

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 30

Now married, except separated : 132

Divorced : 22

Separated : 0

Widowed : 10


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Speak only English : 15,152

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 38

Speak English less than "very well" : 39

German:

Speak English "very well" : 93

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 33

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Van Buren County, Arkansas

  • United States Or American: 3,376   (25.4%)
  • Irish: 2,060   (15.5%)
  • Other Groups: 2,006   (15.1%)
  • German: 1,824   (13.7%)
  • English: 1,663   (12.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 359   (2.7%)
  • Dutch: 354   (2.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 299   (2.3%)
  • Scottish: 276   (2.1%)
  • Swedish: 152   (1.1%)
  • Norwegian: 137   (1.0%)
  • Italian: 121   (0.9%)
  • Polish: 108   (0.8%)
  • British: 72   (0.5%)
  • Danish: 66   (0.5%)
  • Welsh: 63   (0.5%)
  • European: 54   (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 50   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 32   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 21   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 21   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 20   (0.2%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 18   (0.1%)
  • Australian: 15   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 15   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 13   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 11   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 11   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 8   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Belgian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Portuguese: 4   (0.0%)
  • Romanian: 4   (0.0%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 4   (0.0%)
  • Latvian: 4   (0.0%)
  • Ukrainian: 4   (0.0%)
  • Croatian: 4   (0.0%)
  • Lithuanian: 3   (0.0%)
  • Basque: 2   (0.0%)
  • Slovak: 2   (0.0%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Van Buren County, Arkansas is 16,411



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Van Buren County, Arkansas: 7,938
Female Population in Van Buren County, Arkansas: 8,473


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Van Buren County, Arkansas: 44.0
Median Female Resident Age in Van Buren County, Arkansas: 46.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Arkansas is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Van Buren County, Arkansas


White


Both sexes

47.0

Male

46.0

Female

48.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

32.0

Male

23.0

Female

37.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

49.8

Male

50.5

Female

46.0

Asian


Both sexes

33.3

Male

30.5

Female

41.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

50.0

Male

50.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

26.1

Male

25.3

Female

28.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

29.6

Male

20.2

Female

37.2

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.9

Male

25.8

Female

26.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.4

Male

46.4

Female

48.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Van Buren County, Arkansas


  • White: 15,806
  • African American: 167
  • American Indian: 288
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 68
  • Two or More Races: 82



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Van Buren County, Arkansas citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Van Buren County, Arkansas

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 75   (1.35%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 89   (1.61%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 106   (1.91%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 420   (7.58%)
  • 9th Grade: 222   (4.01%)
  • 10th Grade: 223   (4.02%)
  • 11th Grade: 216   (3.9%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 249   (4.49%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,005   (36.18%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 388   (7%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 761   (13.73%)
  • Associate Degree: 126   (2.27%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 466   (8.41%)
  • Master's Degree: 133   (2.4%)
  • Professional School Degree: 31   (0.56%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 32   (0.58%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 43   (0.71%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 56   (0.92%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 98   (1.62%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 471   (7.77%)
  • 9th Grade: 276   (4.55%)
  • 10th Grade: 225   (3.71%)
  • 11th Grade: 283   (4.67%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 239   (3.94%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,265   (37.38%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 453   (7.48%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 740   (12.21%)
  • Associate Degree: 240   (3.96%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 464   (7.66%)
  • Master's Degree: 153   (2.52%)
  • Professional School Degree: 38   (0.63%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 16   (0.26%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Van Buren County, Arkansas

  • Clinton School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 851 Yellowjacket Ln., Clinton, AR 72031, Phone: (501) 745-6000, Students: 1,357 )

  • Shirley School District


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 154 School Drive, Shirley, AR 72153, Phone: (501) 723-8191, Students: 576 )

  • South Side School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 334 Southside Road, Bee Branch, AR 72013, Phone: (501) 654-2633, Students: 528 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Van Buren County, Arkansas

  • Cowsert Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: 1160 Walker St., Clinton, AR 72031, Phone: (501) 745-6046, Students: 361 )

  • South Side Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 334 Southside Road, Bee Branch, AR 72013, Phone: (501) 654-2200, Students: 303 )

  • Clinton Intermediate School


    ( Grades: 4-6, Location: 1243 Yellowjacket Ln., Clinton, AR 72031, Phone: (501) 745-6043, Students: 294 )

  • Shirley Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 154 School Drive, Shirley, AR 72153, Phone: (501) 723-8193, Students: 293 )

  • Clinton Jr. High School


    ( Grades: 7-9, Location: 848 Walker St., Clinton, AR 72031, Phone: (501) 745-6000, Students: 293 )

  • Scotland Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: P.0. Box 4, Scotland, AR 72141, Phone: (501) 592-3313, Students: 40 )

  • Alread Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 20308 Hwy 16 W, Clinton, AR 72031, Phone: (501) 745-5337, Students: 24 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Van Buren County, Arkansas

  • Shirley High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 154 School Drive, Shirley, AR 72153, Phone: (501) 723-8192, Students: 283 )

  • Clinton High School


    ( Grades: 10-12, Location: 849 Edd St., Clinton, AR 72031, Phone: (501) 745-6035, Students: 253 )

  • South Side High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 334 Southside Road, Bee Branch, AR 72013, Phone: (501) 654-2242, Students: 225 )

  • Scotland High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P.o. Box 4, Scotland, AR 72141, Phone: (501) 592-3313, Students: 52 )

  • Alread High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 20308 Hwy 16 W, Clinton, AR 72031, Phone: (501) 745-5337, Students: 40 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Van Buren County, Arkansas

  • Van Buren County Library


    119 Shake Rag Road, Clinton, AR 72031

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Van Buren County, Arkansas

  • Fairfield Bay Library, Incorporated


    369 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay, AR 72088

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Van Buren County, Arkansas


  • Bangor Historical Society


    Po Box 25, Bangor, MI 49013

  • Bloomingdale Area Historical Association


    Po Box 12, Bloomingdale, MI 49026

  • Bloomingdale Museum


    109 E Kalamazoo St, Bloomingdale, MI 49026

  • Covert Historical Museum


    33808 M 140, Covert, MI 49043

  • Douds Historical Preservation Association Inc


    17248 Hwy 1, Keosauqua, IA 52565

  • Fairfield Bay Log Cabin Museum Inc


    Po Box 1549, Fairfield Bay, AR 72088

  • Friends Of Athens Mo


    1097 Croton Road, Farmington, IA 52626

  • Historical Association Of South Haven


    Po Box 552, South Haven, MI 49090

  • Lawton Heritage Museum Inc


    646 N Nursery St, Lawton, MI 49065

  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum


    903 S Bailey Ave, South Haven, MI 49090
    http://www.libertyhydebailey.org

  • Michigan Flywheelers


    06285 68th St, South Haven, MI 49090
    http://www.michiganflywheelers.org

  • Michigan Flywheelers Museum


    64958 M 43, South Haven, MI 49090

  • Michigan Maritime Museum Inc


    260 Dyckman Ave, South Haven, MI 49090
    http://www.michiganmaritimemuseum.org

  • Milton Heritage Society Inc


    210 N Iowa, Milton, IA 52570

  • Paul Dickerson Studio Art Museum


    7376 101st Ave, South Haven, MI 49090

  • Pioneer Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 132, Farmington, IA 52626

  • Pretty Lake Vacation Camp


    , Mattawan, MI 49071

  • South Haven Center For Arts


    600 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090
    http://www.southhavenarts.org

  • State Association For The Preservation Of Iowa Cemeteries


    21813 170th St, Birmingham, IA 52535

  • Van Buren County Historical Museum Inc Bert Stark & Garnie J


    Po Box 1023, Clinton, AR 72031

  • Van Buren County Historical Society


    12005 Bridge Street, Selma, IA 52588

  • Van Buren County Historical Society Inc


    58471 Red Arrow Hwy, Hartford, MI 49057

  • Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery


    34270 County Road 652, Mattawan, MI 49071
    http://michigan.gov

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Van Buren County, Arkansas affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Van Buren County, Arkansas.

Area Features of Van Buren County, Arkansas


Airport


(1) Clinton Municipal Airport   (2) Garretts Roost Airport Historical   (3) Holley Mountain Airpark   (4) Van Buren County Memorial Hospital Heliport  

Arch


(1) Natural Bridge Of Arkansas  

Bay


(1) Fairfield Bay   (2) Harpers Cove  

Bend


(1) Gooch Bend  

Building


(1) Alread - Community Volunteer Fire Department Station 1   (2) Alread - Community Volunteer Fire Department Station 2   (3) Bee Branch Volunteer Fire Department   (4) Botkinburg Volunteer Fire Department   (5) Burnt Ridge Fire Department   (6) Burnt Ridge Fire Station Banner Mountain   (7) Chimes - Shady Grove Volunteer Fire Department Substation   (8) Choctaw Fire Department   (9) Clinton Police Department   (10) Clinton Volunteer Fire Department Station 1   (11) Clinton Volunteer Fire Department Station 2   (12) Clinton Volunteer Fire Department Station 3   (13) Culpepper Fire Department   (14) Damascus Police Department   (15) Damascus Volunteer Fire Department   (16) Dennard Volunteer Fire Department   (17) Fairfield Bay Police Department   (18) Fairfield Bay Volunteer Fire Department Station 1   (19) Fairfield Bay Volunteer Fire Department Station 2   (20) Fairfield Bay Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 Indian Hills   (21) Fairfield Bay Volunteer Rescue Service   (22) Gravesville Volunteer Fire Station   (23) Morganton Volunteer Fire Department   (24) Scotland Area Fire And Emergency Medical Services   (25) Shirley Fire Department Station 1   (26) Southern Paramedic Service Clinton   (27) Van Buren County Courthouse   (28) Van Buren County Sheriff S Office   (29) Vital Link Incorporated - Clinton Ambulance Services   (30) Walnut Grove Volunteer Fire Department  

Cape


(1) Lunsford Point   (2) Peter Rock Point   (3) Stevens Point  

Cemetery


(1) Arnhart Cemetery   (2) Bee Branch Cemetery   (3) Blackwell Cemetery   (4) Bluffton Cemetery   (5) Bradford Cemetery   (6) Bradley Cemetery   (7) Burke Cemetery   (8) Collins Cemetery   (9) Crowell Cemetery   (10) Davis Cemetery   (11) Dennard Cemetery   (12) Eglantine Cemetery   (13) Evans Cemetery   (14) Foster Cemetery   (15) Gardner Cemetery   (16) Hardin Cemetery   (17) Hunter-hill Cemetery   (18) Johnson Cemetery   (19) Liberty Springs Cemetery   (20) Lloyd Cemetery   (21) Low Gap Cemetery   (22) Lunceford Cemetery   (23) Mountain View Cemetery   (24) Old Liberty Cemetery   (25) Pee Dee Cemetery   (26) Quattlebaum Cemetery   (27) Salem Cemetery   (28) Settlement Cemetery   (29) Shady Grove Cemetery   (30) Woolum Cemetery  

Census


(1) Dennard Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Alread Church   (2) Bee Branch Baptist Church   (3) Bethlehem Church   (4) Central Church   (5) Choctaw Church Of Christ   (6) Christadelphian Church   (7) Church Of Christ   (8) Colony Church Of Christ   (9) Corinth Church   (10) Crabtree Church   (11) Crossroads Community Church   (12) Crowell Church   (13) Dennard Church   (14) Evening Shade Church   (15) Faith Memorial Church   (16) Flat Rock Baptist Church   (17) Full Gospel Tabernacle   (18) Hickory Grove Church   (19) Higden-mclahaney Chapel   (20) Hopewell Church Historical   (21) Huie Church   (22) Liberty Springs Church Of Christ   (23) Low Gap Church   (24) Mount Zion Church   (25) Mountain View Church   (26) Parish Chapel   (27) Pee Dee Baptist Church   (28) Pine Grove Church   (29) Pine Mountain Church   (30) Plant Baptist Church   (31) Pleasant Grove Church   (32) Pleasant Grove Methodist Church   (33) Pleasant Valley Church   (34) Rabbit Ridge Church   (35) Red Hill Church   (36) Rupert Baptist Church   (37) Salem Church   (38) Salem Missionary Baptist Church   (39) Southside Church   (40) Standley Church   (41) Steele Hopewell United Methodist Church   (42) Trace Ridge Church   (43) United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Clinton   (2) City Of Fairfield Bay   (3) Town Of Damascus   (4) Town Of Shirley   (5) Township Of Barnett   (6) Township Of Bradley   (7) Township Of Cadron   (8) Township Of Cargile   (9) Township Of Center Post   (10) Township Of Choctaw   (11) Township Of Cleveland Historical   (12) Township Of Craig   (13) Township Of Culpepper   (14) Township Of Davis   (15) Township Of East Griggs   (16) Township Of Griggs Historical   (17) Township Of Grove Historical   (18) Township Of Hartsugg Historical   (19) Township Of Holley Historical   (20) Township Of Indian Rock   (21) Township Of Liberty   (22) Township Of Linn Creek   (23) Township Of Morgan   (24) Township Of Mountain   (25) Township Of Red River   (26) Township Of Shady Grove   (27) Township Of Sulphur Springs Historical   (28) Township Of Union   (29) Township Of Washington   (30) Township Of West Griggs   (31) Van Buren County  

Cliff


(1) Buffalo Hump   (2) Nolan Point  

Dam


(1) B B Ranch Lake Dam   (2) Choctaw Lake Dam   (3) Clinton Lake Dam   (4) Greers Ferry Nursery Pond Dam   (5) Jackson Lake Dam   (6) Kennedy Lake Dam   (7) Miss Jenny Lake Dam   (8) West Fork Point Remove Creek Site One Dam  

Gap


(1) Low Gap  

Hospital


(1) Ozark Health Medical Center  

Island


(1) Boat Ridge Island  

Locale


(1) Camp Kaetzell   (2) Clinton Waterworks   (3) Fairfield Bay Marina   (4) Indian Hills Country Club   (5) Koch Ridge   (6) South Fork Recreation Area  

Park


(1) Choctaw Recreation Area   (2) Gulf Mountain Wildlife Management Area   (3) Mill Creek Recreation Area   (4) Sugar Loaf Recreation Area   (5) Van Buren Recreation Area  

Pillar


(1) Rock House   (2) Williams Rocks  

Populated Place


(1) Alread   (2) Archey Historical   (3) Austin   (4) Banner Historical   (5) Bee Branch   (6) Bloomington Historical   (7) Booster   (8) Botkinburg   (9) Butter Creek Historical   (10) Buzzard Roost Historical   (11) Chalk Historical   (12) Choctaw   (13) Choctaw Pines   (14) Clinton   (15) Copeland   (16) Crabtree   (17) Crossroads   (18) Culpepper   (19) Damascus   (20) Dennard   (21) East Mountain Historical   (22) Edge Historical   (23) Edgemont   (24) Eglantine   (25) Fairbanks   (26) Fairfield Bay   (27) Gladys Historical   (28) Gravel Hill   (29) Gravesville   (30) Green Tree   (31) Gridley Historical   (32) Koones Gulf Historical   (33) Latham Historical   (34) Liberty Springs Historical   (35) Morganton   (36) Oak Flat Historical   (37) Old Botkinburg   (38) Old Liberty Historical   (39) Palisades   (40) Partain   (41) Pee Dee   (42) Pine Mountain Historical   (43) Plant   (44) Pleasant Grove   (45) Poe Historical   (46) Rabbit Ridge   (47) Racket Ridge Historical   (48) Rex   (49) Rocky Hill   (50) Rupert   (51) Sandiff   (52) Scotland   (53) Settlement Historical   (54) Shake Rag Historical   (55) Shirley   (56) Southside   (57) Sulphur Springs   (58) Walnut Grove   (59) Whipple   (60) Whispering Springs   (61) Williams Gulf Historical   (62) Woolum  

Post Office


(1) Bee Branch Post Office   (2) Choctaw Post Office   (3) Dennard Post Office   (4) Morganton Post Office Historical   (5) Scotland Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) B B Ranch Lake   (2) Choctaw Lake   (3) Clinton Lake   (4) Greers Ferry Nursery Pond   (5) Jackson Lake   (6) Kennedy Lake   (7) Miss Jenny Lake   (8) West Fork Point Remove Creek Site One Reservoir  

Ridge


(1) Austin Ridge   (2) Black Ward Ridge   (3) Chinkapin Ridge   (4) Rabbit Ridge   (5) Trace Ridge  

School


(1) Alread Elementary School   (2) Alread High School   (3) Austin School   (4) C G Cowsert Elementary School   (5) Choctaw High School Historical   (6) Clinton High School   (7) Clinton Intermediate School   (8) Clinton Junior High School   (9) Damascus Grade School Historical   (10) Dennard School Historical   (11) Parish School Historical   (12) Scotland Elementary School   (13) Scotland High School   (14) Shirley Elementary School   (15) Shirley High School   (16) South Side Elementary School   (17) South Side High School   (18) Southside Schools  

Stream


(1) Addler Branch   (2) Akins Creek   (3) Archey Creek   (4) Beardy Branch   (5) Bee Branch   (6) Big Branch   (7) Boyce Creek   (8) Bradley Branch   (9) Brushy Fork   (10) Butter Creek   (11) Castleberry Creek   (12) Cedar Creek   (13) Choctaw Creek   (14) Cove Creek   (15) Dave Creek   (16) Dry Creek   (17) Dry Fork   (18) Dry Fork Choctaw Creek   (19) Duke Creek   (20) Flat Rock Creek   (21) Grassy Creek   (22) Green Creek   (23) Greenbrier Creek   (24) Griggs Creek   (25) Hartsugg Creek   (26) Hill Creek   (27) Hurricane Branch   (28) Indian Creek   (29) Johnson Branch   (30) Joneed Creek   (31) Kill Dead Creek   (32) Lazy Creek   (33) Linn Creek   (34) Little Creek   (35) Little Johnnies Creek   (36) Lynn Creek   (37) Middle Fork Little Red River   (38) Moccasin Branch   (39) North Castleberry Creek   (40) North Fork Cadron Creek   (41) North Prong Brushy Fork   (42) Opossum Walk Creek   (43) Pee Dee Creek   (44) Pine Mountain Creek   (45) Scotland Branch   (46) Scroggins Creek   (47) Ship Branch   (48) Slick Rock Creek   (49) South Castleberry Creek   (50) South Fork Little Red River   (51) Thompson Creek   (52) Town Branch   (53) Trimble Creek   (54) Truck Wheel Branch   (55) Wagon Branch   (56) Ward Creek   (57) Weaver Creek   (58) West Prong Brushy Fork   (59) Wild Goose Branch   (60) Wilson Creek  

Summit


(1) Armstead Mountain   (2) Bald Mountain   (3) Banner Mountain   (4) Bass Mountain   (5) Black Mountain   (6) Bliss Mountain   (7) Boundary Mountain   (8) Bud Brown Hill   (9) Caley Hill   (10) Cedar Hill   (11) Clinton Mountain   (12) Copper Spring Mountain   (13) Coppers Knob   (14) Crowell Mountain   (15) Crowell Pinnacle   (16) Cullum Mountain   (17) Culpepper Mountain   (18) Dean Mountain   (19) Dodd Mountain   (20) Dougherty Mountain   (21) East Mountain   (22) Egger Mountain   (23) Fork Mountain   (24) Gulf Mountain   (25) Harmony Mountain   (26) Hatley Mountain   (27) High Top   (28) Hunter Mountain   (29) John Mountain   (30) Kincannon Mountain   (31) Lewallen Mountain   (32) Lick Mountain   (33) Long Mountain   (34) Low Gap Mountain   (35) Mount Evans   (36) Negro Hill   (37) Odom Point   (38) Phillips Hill   (39) Pine Mountain   (40) Red Hill   (41) Roberts Mountain   (42) Rock House Hill   (43) Rocky Hill   (44) Round Mountain   (45) Round Top   (46) Standley Mountain   (47) Story Mountain   (48) Styles Mountain   (49) Sugar Loaf Mountain   (50) Tater Hill   (51) Walnut Knob   (52) White Oak Mountain   (53) Wright Mountain  

Tower


(1) Kffb-fm Fairfield Bay   (2) Kgfl-am Clinton   (3) Khpq-fm Clinton  

Valley


(1) Alum Cave Canyon   (2) Anderson Hollow   (3) Bailey Hollow   (4) Bat Cave Hollow   (5) Bear Hole Hollow   (6) Bear Hollow   (7) Beavers Hollow   (8) Big Hollow   (9) Bird Hollow   (10) Birdie Hollow   (11) Branch Hollow   (12) Briar Hollow   (13) Brickey Hollow   (14) Charles Hollow   (15) Collins Hollow   (16) Copper Spring Hollow   (17) Deadland Hollow   (18) Dry Land Hollow   (19) Duggan Hollow   (20) Elliott Hollow   (21) Eva Turnley Hollow   (22) George Hollow   (23) George Main Hollow   (24) Good Spur Hollow   (25) Greasy Valley   (26) Greenbrier Hollow   (27) Hooten Hollow   (28) Hump Hollow   (29) Jim Cates Hollow   (30) King Hollow   (31) Koone Hollow   (32) Lick Hollow   (33) Mill Hollow   (34) Moccasin Hollow   (35) Pigeon Roost Hollow   (36) Punchin Hollow   (37) Schoolhouse Hollow   (38) Section Hollow   (39) Sis Hollow   (40) Stewart Hollow   (41) West Hollow   (42) White Hollow   (43) Wolf Fall Hollow   (44) Wolf Pen Hollow   (45) Woods Hollow   (46) Zack Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Van Buren County, Arkansas

72031 (pop. 7,333) 72088 (pop. 2,606) 72153 (pop. 2,267)
72013 (pop. 1,724) 72629 (pop. 602) 72141 (pop. 532)


Counties Nearby Van Buren County, Arkansas

Van Buren County, AR  (pop. 16,411) 0.0 Miles
Cleburne County, AR  (pop. 25,806) 20.0 Miles
Stone County, AR  (pop. 11,920) 25.3 Miles
Searcy County, AR  (pop. 8,002) 29.0 Miles
Conway County, AR  (pop. 21,223) 30.0 Miles
Faulkner County, AR  (pop. 118,233) 30.9 Miles
Pope County, AR  (pop. 62,611) 41.1 Miles
White County, AR  (pop. 78,404) 44.2 Miles
Perry County, AR  (pop. 10,294) 47.5 Miles
Independence County, AR  (pop. 36,955) 48.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Van Buren County, Arkansas

501



Elevation in Van Buren County, Arkansas is 656.0 ft. (200.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Van Buren County, Arkansas

Lat: 35.565783 N        Long: -92.414162 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Van Buren County, Arkansas need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Arkansas

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.07 6.95 5.10 7.08 0.00 6.70
  Total Electric Industry 8.07 6.95 5.10 7.08 0.00 6.70
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.10 6.95 5.05 6.83 0.00 6.69
  Total Electric Industry 8.10 6.95 5.05 6.83 0.00 6.69
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.11 5.02 6.77 0.00 6.71
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.11 5.02 6.77 0.00 6.71
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.27 7.04 4.85 6.93 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 8.27 7.04 4.85 6.93 0.00 6.62
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.07 6.88 4.60 6.46 0.00 6.35
  Total Electric Industry 8.07 6.88 4.60 6.46 0.00 6.35
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.98 6.83 4.51 6.65 0.00 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.98 6.83 4.51 6.65 0.00 6.27
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.74 4.47 6.58 0.00 6.15
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.74 4.47 6.58 0.00 6.15
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.80 6.78 4.45 6.61 0.00 6.15
  Total Electric Industry 7.80 6.78 4.45 6.61 0.00 6.15
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.51 5.90 4.16 5.98 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.51 5.90 4.16 5.98 0.00 5.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.43 5.82 4.12 6.26 0.00 5.68
  Total Electric Industry 7.43 5.82 4.12 6.26 0.00 5.68
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.45 5.93 4.20 6.39 0.00 5.77
  Total Electric Industry 7.45 5.93 4.20 6.39 0.00 5.77
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 6.19 4.43 6.91 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 6.19 4.43 6.91 0.00 6.05
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.25 5.68 4.01 6.52 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 5.68 4.01 6.52 0.00 5.61
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.24 5.54 4.04 0.00 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.24 5.54 4.04 0.00 0.00 5.57
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.36 5.64 4.16 0.00 0.00 5.67
  Total Electric Industry 7.36 5.64 4.16 0.00 0.00 5.67
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 6.18 4.74 0.00 0.00 6.30
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 6.18 4.74 0.00 0.00 6.30
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.85 6.96 5.24 0.00 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.85 6.96 5.24 0.00 0.00 6.99

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Van Buren County, Arkansas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 297   (5.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 249   (4.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 361   (6.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 613   (10.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 527   (9.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 794   (13.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,075   (18.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 483   (8.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 132   (2.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 213   (3.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 104   (1.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 70   (1.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 400   (6.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 448   (7.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 4,172

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 456

In 3-person carpool : 182

In 4-person carpool : 10

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 20

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 4

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 17

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 218

Other means : 163

Worked at home : 243


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 434

5 to 9 minutes : 681

10 to 14 minutes : 615

15 to 19 minutes : 696

20 to 24 minutes : 396

25 to 29 minutes : 322

30 to 34 minutes : 524

35 to 39 minutes : 193

40 to 44 minutes : 225

45 to 59 minutes : 364

60 to 89 minutes : 465

90 or more minutes : 327


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

With Social Security income : 3,324

No Social Security income : 3,426


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

With retirement income : 1,660

No retirement income : 5,090


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 199

$10,000 to $14,999 : 220

$15,000 to $19,999 : 314

$20,000 to $24,999 : 407

$25,000 to $29,999 : 418

$30,000 to $34,999 : 480

$35,000 to $39,999 : 161

$40,000 to $44,999 : 266

$45,000 to $49,999 : 289

$50,000 to $59,999 : 515

$60,000 to $74,999 : 364

$75,000 to $99,999 : 475

$100,000 to $124,999 : 139

$125,000 to $149,999 : 91

$150,000 to $199,999 : 61

$200,000 or more : 27


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $40,233


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Van Buren County, Arkansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 628  (18.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 331  (9.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 457  (13.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 94  (2.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 847  (25.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 755  (27.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 772  (28.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 833  (30.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 10  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 23  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Van Buren County, Arkansas

Employed: 6,714
Unemployed: 436



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Van Buren County, Arkansas

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 18.8%
  • Other: 81.2%



Water Usage In Van Buren County, Arkansas

Ground Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 2.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 2.00 Mgal/d





There are 474 Farms In Van Buren County, Arkansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Van Buren County, Arkansas

Simmons First National Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $7.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 91

Regions Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $235.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

First Service Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $463.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 9

Eagle Bank And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $377.7k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 14

First Security Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 118

Bank Of The Ozarks - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 160

First Arkansas Bank And Trust - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $669.3k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 21

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Van Buren County, Arkansas

  • Dennis F Cantrell Field


    (about 33.5 miles in Conway, Arkansas; Airport Code: AR2)

  • Petit Jean Park


    (about 40.8 miles in Adona, Arkansas; Airport Code: MPJ)

  • Russellville Regional


    (about 43.6 miles in Russellville, Arkansas; Airport Code: AR1)

  • Batesville Regional


    (about 44.4 miles in Desha, Arkansas; Airport Code: BVX)

  • Searcy Municipal


    (about 44.9 miles in Searcy, Arkansas; Airport Code: SRC)

  • Little Rock AFB


    (about 47.3 miles in Gravel Ridge, Arkansas; Airport Code: LRF)

  • North Little Rock Municipal


    (about 51.4 miles in North Little Rock, Arkansas; Airport Code: JZV)

  • Ozark Regional


    (about 55.6 miles in Midway, Arkansas; Airport Code: WMH)

  • Baxter County


    (about 55.6 miles in Midway, Arkansas; Airport Code: WMH)

  • Mountain Home Municipal


    (about 55.6 miles in Midway, Arkansas; Airport Code: WMH)

  • Adams Field


    (about 58.7 miles in Little Rock, Arkansas; Airport Code: LIT)

  • Bill and Hillary Clinton Nat Adams Field


    (about 58.8 miles in College Station, Arkansas; Airport Code: LIT)

  • Boone County


    (about 63.5 miles in Harrison, Arkansas; Airport Code: HRO)

  • Branson Airport


    (about 79.9 miles in Ridgedale, Missouri; Airport Code: BKG)

  • Stuttgart Municipal


    (about 81.9 miles in Ulm, Arkansas; Airport Code: SGT)

  • Memorial Field


    (about 84.4 miles in Hot Springs, Arkansas; Airport Code: HOT)

  • M. Graham Clark Downtown


    (about 86.2 miles in Point Lookout, Missouri; Airport Code: PLK)

  • M. Graham Clark - Taney County


    (about 86.2 miles in Point Lookout, Missouri; Airport Code: PLK)

  • John the Diver


    (about 91.3 miles in Branson West, Missouri; Airport Code: ZBX)

  • Walnut Ridge Regional


    (about 91.8 miles in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas; Airport Code: ARG)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Van Buren County, Arkansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.84%

Carpooled

18.11%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.03%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.03%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.89%

Other Means

1.69%

Worked At Home

3.40%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Van Buren County, Arkansas, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,632

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 276

Female householder, no husband present : 518

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,098

Householder not living alone : 226


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 131

Female householder and female partner : 10

Female householder and male partner : 87

All other households : 6,522


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,063

Renter-occupied housing units : 569

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 253

Renter-occupied housing units : 23

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 259

Renter-occupied housing units : 259

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,593

Renter-occupied housing units : 731


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 905

$10,000 to $14,999 : 529

$15,000 to $19,999 : 536

$20,000 to $24,999 : 642

$25,000 to $29,999 : 681

$30,000 to $34,999 : 577

$35,000 to $39,999 : 257

$40,000 to $44,999 : 326

$45,000 to $49,999 : 342

$50,000 to $59,999 : 620

$60,000 to $74,999 : 489

$75,000 to $99,999 : 494

$100,000 to $124,999 : 157

$125,000 to $149,999 : 101

$150,000 to $199,999 : 61

$200,000 or more : 33


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Total : 9,685


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Occupied : 6,750

Vacant : 2,935


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Built 2005 or later : 74

Built 2000 to 2004 : 171

Built 1990 to 1999 : 1,958

Built 1980 to 1989 : 2,329

Built 1970 to 1979 : 2,770

Built 1960 to 1969 : 1,006

Built 1950 to 1959 : 525

Built 1940 to 1949 : 462

Built 1939 or earlier : 390


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Utility gas : 986

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 1,937

Electricity : 2,685

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 38

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 1,053

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 30

No fuel used : 21


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 66

$10,000 to $14,999 : 158

$15,000 to $19,999 : 175

$20,000 to $24,999 : 124

$25,000 to $29,999 : 183

$30,000 to $34,999 : 200

$35,000 to $39,999 : 114

$40,000 to $49,999 : 500

$50,000 to $59,999 : 345

$60,000 to $69,999 : 462

$70,000 to $79,999 : 432

$80,000 to $89,999 : 280

$90,000 to $99,999 : 350

$100,000 to $124,999 : 550

$125,000 to $149,999 : 217

$150,000 to $174,999 : 281

$175,000 to $199,999 : 108

$200,000 to $249,999 : 305

$250,000 to $299,999 : 157

$300,000 to $399,999 : 47

$400,000 to $499,999 : 46

$500,000 to $749,999 : 20

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 48


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 49

Home equity loan only : 108

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,056

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,955


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Van Buren County, Arkansas)

Built 2005 or later : $97,800

Built 2000 to 2004 : $59,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $95,400

Built 1980 to 1989 : $89,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $67,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $72,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $54,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $74,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $66,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Van Buren County, Arkansas: 66.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Arkansas: 67.6%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Van Buren County, Arkansas

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
2003        
  Single Family 13 13 $1,687,949
  Two Family 3 6 $308,419
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

16 19 $1,996,368
2004        
  Single Family 8 8 $1,047,778
  Two Family 2 4 $244,044
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 12 $1,291,822
2005        
  Single Family 7 7 $1,039,499
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $1,039,499
2006        
  Single Family 29 29 $4,610,278
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

29 29 $4,610,278


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Van Buren County, AR): $27,004
Median Household Income In 2000 (Arkansas): $32,182


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Van Buren County): $57,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Arkansas): $67,400


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Van Buren County, Arkansas

Utility Gas: 16.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 33.6%
Electricity: 33.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 15.3%
Solar Energy: 0.1%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Van Buren County, Arkansas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 26.46%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 68.78%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 4.76%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Van Buren County): $372
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Arkansas): $453
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Van Buren County): $497


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Van Buren County, Arkansas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Van Buren County, Arkansas

Ozark Health Home Care


     Address: 247 Quality Drive, Clinton, Arkansas 72031
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/24/1998

Van Buren County Health Unit


     Address: 526 Quality Drive, Clinton, Arkansas 72031
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Baptist Health Home Health - Heber Springs


     Address: 1709 West Main, Heber Springs, Arkansas 72543
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 8/25/1987

Cleburne County Health Unit


     Address: 600 South 11th, Heber Springs, Arkansas 72543
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Stone County Health Unit


     Address: 204 Whitfield Street, Mountain View, Arkansas 72560
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 6/5/1969

Hospitals Close To Van Buren County, Arkansas

Ozark Health


     Address: 2500 Highway 65 South, Clinton, Arkansas 72031
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Baptist Health Med Ctr Heber Spings


     Address: 1800 Bypass Road, Heber Springs, Arkansas 72543
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Stone County Medical Center


     Address: Highway 14 East, Mountain View, Arkansas 72560
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

St Anthony's Healthcare Center


     Address: #4 Hospital Drive, Morrilton, Arkansas 72110
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Conway Regional Medical Center


     Address: 2302 College Avenue, Conway, Arkansas 72032
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Van Buren County, Arkansas

Indian Rock Village Health Center


     Address: 265 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay, Arkansas 72088
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 44
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Ozark Health Nursing Center


     Address: 2500 Highway 65 South, Clinton, Arkansas 72031
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 102
     Percent Occupied: 77%

Golden Livingcenter - Heber Springs


     Address: 1040 Weddingford Rd, Heber Springs, Arkansas 72543
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 103
     Percent Occupied: 74%

Southridge Village Nursing And Rehab Center


     Address: 400 Southridge Parkway, Heber Springs, Arkansas 72543
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 104
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Stone County Nursing And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 706 Oak Grove Street, Mountain View, Arkansas 72560
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 71
     Percent Occupied: 73%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Van Buren County, Arkansas

Name: Arkansas Nuclear
Address: 1448 SR 333; Russellville, AR 72801
Distance: 45 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Van Buren County, Arkansas

    Retired Workers: 4,130
    Disabled Workers: 950
    Widowers Workers: 540
    Spouses Workers: 340
    Children Workers: 425


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Van Buren County, Arkansas


Charges


Solid Waste Management: $410,000
All Other: $533,000


Federal Intergovernmental


General Support: $42,000
Highways: $30,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $619,000
Highways: $1,112,000
All Other: $228,000


Current Operations


Correctional Institutions: $338,000
Financial Administration: $551,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $417,000
Central Staff Services: $447,000
General Public Buildings: $74,000
Health Services - Other: $111,000
Regular Highways: $1,509,000
Libraries: $128,000
Parks & Recreation: $19,000
Police Protection: $1,777,000
Welfare - Other: $146,000
Solid Waste Management: $510,000


Other Capital Outlay


General - Other: $8,000


General


Interest On Debt: $659,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


General: $607,000


Tax


Property: $1,506,000
Total General Sales: $2,937,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $61,000
Fines & Forfeits: $343,000
General Revenue, Nec: $398,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $1,067,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $2,066,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $2,054,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $776,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $11,690,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,466,000


(updated 2006)



Van Buren County, Arkansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 44.89%
  • Bush & Cheney 54.08%
  • Other 1.03%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Van Buren County, Arkansas citizens.

Relocation to Van Buren County, AR

8.63 % of Van Buren County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $30,580

Arkansas Average 7.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Van Buren County, AR (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Faulkner County , AR 1.37 % ($30,986 AGI )
  • Cleburne County , AR 0.57 % ($26,467 AGI )
  • Pulaski County , AR 0.42 % ($33,864 AGI )
  • Conway County , AR 0.38 % ($21,000 AGI )
  • Searcy County , AR 0.34 % ($19,722 AGI )

Relocation away from Van Buren County, AR

7.72 % of Van Buren County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $25,779

Arkansas Average 7.29 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Van Buren County, AR (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Faulkner County , AR 1.72 % ($28,589 AGI )
  • Cleburne County , AR 0.52 % ($26,593 AGI )
  • Conway County , AR 0.52 % ($20,593 AGI )
  • Pulaski County , AR 0.52 % ($26,889 AGI )
  • Searcy County , AR 0.23 % ($12,083 AGI )
  • White County , AR 0.23 % ($13,750 AGI )
  • Saline County , AR 0.21 % ($23,545 AGI )
  • Pope County , AR 0.19 % ($34,500 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Arkansas

Low Bracket: $3,699 (1.00%)
High Bracket: $31,000 (7.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Arkansas

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Van Buren County, Arkansas is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Van Buren County, Arkansas


On 03/15/1984, a tornado touched down 2.24 miles from the center of Van Buren County, Arkansas. The tornado was rated a category 4 . There were 13 injuries and 2 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000,000 to $50,000,000.

On 08/14/1997, a tornado touched down 2.39 miles from the center of Van Buren County, Arkansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 11/27/1994, a tornado touched down 3.29 miles from the center of Van Buren County, Arkansas. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 03/26/1976, a tornado touched down 3.29 miles from the center of Van Buren County, Arkansas. The tornado was rated a category 1 (with heavy rain) . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 11/27/2005, a tornado touched down 3.62 miles from the center of Van Buren County, Arkansas. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Van Buren County, Arkansas

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Lightning        
06/18/2004, 01:30 pm 0 1 -- --
08/23/2000, 02:00 pm 0 1 -- --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
04/05/2005, 09:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
04/15/2001, 02:00 am 0 0 $6K --
03/01/1997, 03:30 pm 0 0 $2M --
07/24/1994, 07:45 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/16/1994, 03:04 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/07/1994, 07:20 pm 0 0 $50K --
06/03/1994, 03:10 pm 0 0 $5K --
11/14/1993, 03:55 am 0 0 $5K --
02/11/1984, 08:15 pm 0 3 -- --
         



Tornados In Van Buren County, Arkansas

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2005-11-27 3 50 1 0 0 -- --
  2005-11-27 3 50 1 0 0 -- --
  1982-12-02 11 400 3 0 0 $3M --
  1980-04-07 2 200 1 0 0 $25K --
  1974-05-14 23 100 1 0 0 $250K --
  1974-05-14 25 100 1 0 0 $250K --
  1973-05-07 3 150 2 0 0 $250K --
  1958-04-03 -- 33 2 0 0 $250K --



Hurricanes And Storms In Van Buren County, Arkansas

  • Tropical Depression: BONNIE - June 1986 - Wind Speed: 15 Knots



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Van Buren County, Arkansas directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Arkansas

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
5,864 6,426 7,612 8,099 9,219 10,151 8,996 11,474 12,919 13,813


(updated 2014)



Jails in Van Buren County, Arkansas


  • Van Buren County Detention Center


    Highway 65 North, Detention Center Road, Clinton, AR 72031
    Capacity: 62
    Confined: 40
    Avg. Population: 52
    Year Built: 1998


(updated 2006)



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