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Demographics Analysis

The people of Van Buren County, Michigan 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, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 2,321

5 to 9 years : 2,318

10 to 14 years : 2,854

15 to 17 years : 1,778

18 and 19 years : 1,006

20 years : 320

21 years : 482

22 to 24 years : 1,255

25 to 29 years : 2,009

30 to 34 years : 2,211

35 to 39 years : 2,196

40 to 44 years : 2,482

45 to 49 years : 2,539

50 to 54 years : 2,962

55 to 59 years : 2,756

60 and 61 years : 1,045

62 to 64 years : 1,601

65 and 66 years : 1,043

67 to 69 years : 977

70 to 74 years : 1,154

75 to 79 years : 932

80 to 84 years : 540

85 years and over : 433

Female:

Under 5 years : 2,428

5 to 9 years : 2,869

10 to 14 years : 2,443

15 to 17 years : 1,619

18 and 19 years : 805

20 years : 546

21 years : 320

22 to 24 years : 1,201

25 to 29 years : 1,871

30 to 34 years : 2,341

35 to 39 years : 2,042

40 to 44 years : 2,528

45 to 49 years : 2,643

50 to 54 years : 3,044

55 to 59 years : 2,761

60 and 61 years : 1,222

62 to 64 years : 1,572

65 and 66 years : 955

67 to 69 years : 1,034

70 to 74 years : 1,285

75 to 79 years : 1,164

80 to 84 years : 846

85 years and over : 829


(updated 2013)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 71,558

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 64

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 301

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 1,799

Not a U.S. citizen : 1,860


(updated 2013)



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

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 4,621

5 to 17 years : 11,972

18 to 24 years : 4,373

25 to 34 years : 5,930

35 to 44 years : 6,567

45 to 54 years : 7,669

55 to 59 years : 3,776

60 and 61 years : 1,446

62 to 64 years : 2,064

65 to 74 years : 3,718

75 years and over : 2,423

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 122

5 to 17 years : 1,583

18 to 24 years : 1,179

25 to 34 years : 1,874

35 to 44 years : 1,714

45 to 54 years : 2,986

55 to 59 years : 1,491

60 and 61 years : 677

62 to 64 years : 903

65 to 74 years : 2,380

75 years and over : 2,090

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 6

5 to 17 years : 20

18 to 24 years : 28

25 to 34 years : 37

35 to 44 years : 73

45 to 54 years : 43

55 to 59 years : 47

60 and 61 years : 40

62 to 64 years : 29

65 to 74 years : 11

75 years and over : 31

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 306

18 to 24 years : 355

25 to 34 years : 591

35 to 44 years : 894

45 to 54 years : 490

55 to 59 years : 203

60 and 61 years : 104

62 to 64 years : 177

65 to 74 years : 339

75 years and over : 200


(updated 2013)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 11,999

Now married, except separated : 19,792

Divorced : 5,608

Separated : 893

Widowed : 2,427

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 3,218

Now married, except separated : 8,798

Divorced : 1,991

Separated : 153

Widowed : 1,665

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 84

Now married, except separated : 202

Divorced : 44

Separated : 3

Widowed : 15

Foreign born:

Never married : 936

Now married, except separated : 2,072

Divorced : 236

Separated : 77

Widowed : 136


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(Van Buren County, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 5,413

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 9,132

$10,000 to $14,999 : 4,083

$15,000 to $24,999 : 6,520

$25,000 to $34,999 : 3,966

$35,000 to $49,999 : 4,798

$50,000 to $64,999 : 3,339

$65,000 to $74,999 : 1,254

$75,000 or more : 2,214

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 2,100

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 3,250

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2,070

$15,000 to $24,999 : 2,069

$25,000 to $34,999 : 1,706

$35,000 to $49,999 : 2,061

$50,000 to $64,999 : 1,047

$65,000 to $74,999 : 413

$75,000 or more : 1,109

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 65

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 67

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $24,999 : 45

$25,000 to $34,999 : 55

$35,000 to $49,999 : 46

$50,000 to $64,999 : 6

$65,000 to $74,999 : 7

$75,000 or more : 50

Foreign born:

No income : 480

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 833

$10,000 to $14,999 : 289

$15,000 to $24,999 : 622

$25,000 to $34,999 : 397

$35,000 to $49,999 : 291

$50,000 to $64,999 : 265

$65,000 to $74,999 : 0

$75,000 or more : 280


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(Van Buren County, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 21,443

Born in other state of the United States : 21,985

Native; born outside the United States : 30,043

Foreign born : 20,007


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(Van Buren County, Michigan)

Under 3 years : 2,550

3 and 4 years : 2,141

5 years : 873

6 to 8 years : 3,087

9 to 11 years : 3,381

12 to 14 years : 3,143

15 to 17 years : 3,365


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(Van Buren County, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 2,529

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,936

$15,000 to $19,999 : 1,862

$20,000 to $24,999 : 1,837

$25,000 to $29,999 : 1,765

$30,000 to $34,999 : 1,572

$35,000 to $39,999 : 1,407

$40,000 to $44,999 : 1,462

$45,000 to $49,999 : 1,140

$50,000 to $59,999 : 2,825

$60,000 to $74,999 : 2,929

$75,000 to $99,999 : 3,296

$100,000 to $124,999 : 1,846

$125,000 to $149,999 : 786

$150,000 to $199,999 : 773

$200,000 or more : 237


(updated 2013)





Total Population In Van Buren County, Michigan is 75,582



(updated 2013)



Male Population in Van Buren County, Michigan: 37,214
Female Population in Van Buren County, Michigan: 38,368


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Van Buren County, Michigan: 39.7
Median Female Resident Age in Van Buren County, Michigan: 41.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Van Buren County, Michigan


White


Both sexes

41.7

Male

40.8

Female

42.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

40.0

Male

37.6

Female

41.6

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.8

Male

33.8

Female

31.9

Asian


Both sexes

35.1

Male

36.0

Female

34.9

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

47.3

Male

53.5

Female

45.5

Other


Both sexes

22.8

Male

23.3

Female

22.4

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.0

Male

15.1

Female

17.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.3

Male

21.6

Female

21.1

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.8

Male

41.9

Female

43.6


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(Van Buren County, Michigan)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,700

No health insurance coverage : 112

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,878

No health insurance coverage : 581

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,044

No health insurance coverage : 996

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,813

No health insurance coverage : 1,347

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,481

No health insurance coverage : 1,183

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,260

No health insurance coverage : 1,210

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,795

No health insurance coverage : 580

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,127

No health insurance coverage : 12

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 1,863

No health insurance coverage : 0

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,569

No health insurance coverage : 241

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,347

No health insurance coverage : 197

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,325

No health insurance coverage : 541

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,000

No health insurance coverage : 1,212

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,605

No health insurance coverage : 959

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,632

No health insurance coverage : 1,049

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,745

No health insurance coverage : 785

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,223

No health insurance coverage : 8

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 2,675

No health insurance coverage : 13


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(Van Buren County, Michigan)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,096

No employer-based health insurance : 1,716

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,492

No employer-based health insurance : 2,967

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,446

No employer-based health insurance : 1,594

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,163

No employer-based health insurance : 1,997

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,692

No employer-based health insurance : 1,972

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,113

No employer-based health insurance : 2,357

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,287

No employer-based health insurance : 2,088

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,164

No employer-based health insurance : 1,975

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 592

No employer-based health insurance : 1,271

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,029

No employer-based health insurance : 1,781

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,253

No employer-based health insurance : 3,291

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,203

No employer-based health insurance : 1,663

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,811

No employer-based health insurance : 2,401

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,755

No employer-based health insurance : 1,809

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,601

No employer-based health insurance : 2,080

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,369

No employer-based health insurance : 2,161

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,126

No employer-based health insurance : 2,105

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 873

No employer-based health insurance : 1,815


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(Van Buren County, Michigan)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 54,559

Born in other state in the United States : 16,999

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 47

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 318

Foreign born : 3,659


(updated 2013)



Languages Spoken At Home
(Van Buren County, Michigan)

Speak only English : 64,144

Spanish or Spanish Creole : 5,719

French (including Patois, Creole, Cajun) : 117

German or other West Germanic languages : 249

Slavic languages : 141

Other Indo-European languages : 98

Korean : 28

Chinese : 0

Vietnamese : 0

Tagalog : 0

Other Asian and Pacific Island languages : 226

Other and unspecified languages : 111


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(Van Buren County, Michigan)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 53

No Medicare coverage : 9,218

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 1,522

No Medicare coverage : 21,187

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 4,960

No Medicare coverage : 42

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 50

No Medicare coverage : 9,304

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 1,089

No Medicare coverage : 21,764

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 5,857

No Medicare coverage : 62


(updated 2013)



Races in Van Buren County, Michigan


  • White: 66,883
  • African American: 2,990
  • American Indian: 733
  • Asian: 463
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 2,695
  • Two or More Races: 1,818



(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, Michigan citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 346   (1.46%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 176   (0.74%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 402   (1.7%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 931   (3.93%)
  • 9th Grade: 718   (3.03%)
  • 10th Grade: 1,077   (4.54%)
  • 11th Grade: 916   (3.86%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 930   (3.92%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 8,310   (35.06%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,967   (8.3%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 3,374   (14.23%)
  • Associate Degree: 1,203   (5.08%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 2,294   (9.68%)
  • Master's Degree: 675   (2.85%)
  • Professional School Degree: 237   (1%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 147   (0.62%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 250   (0.99%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 165   (0.65%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 337   (1.34%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 912   (3.62%)
  • 9th Grade: 810   (3.21%)
  • 10th Grade: 876   (3.47%)
  • 11th Grade: 707   (2.8%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 781   (3.1%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 9,260   (36.72%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 2,184   (8.66%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 3,387   (13.43%)
  • Associate Degree: 1,898   (7.53%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 2,427   (9.62%)
  • Master's Degree: 982   (3.89%)
  • Professional School Degree: 214   (0.85%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 27   (0.11%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Van Buren County, Michigan)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 876

5 to 9 years : 4,528

10 to 14 years : 4,857

15 to 17 years : 3,176

18 and 19 years : 1,138

20 to 24 years : 993

25 to 34 years : 1,006

35 years and over : 879

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 132

5 to 9 years : 349

10 to 14 years : 390

15 to 17 years : 125

18 and 19 years : 76

20 to 24 years : 42

25 to 34 years : 163

35 years and over : 210

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 1,133

5 to 9 years : 310

10 to 14 years : 50

15 to 17 years : 96

18 and 19 years : 597

20 to 24 years : 3,089

25 to 34 years : 7,263

35 years and over : 41,496


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Van Buren County, Michigan

  • Mattawan Consolidated School


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 56720 Murray Street, Mattawan, MI 49071, Phone: (269) 668-3361, Students: 3,643 )

  • South Haven Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 554 Green Street, South Haven, MI 49090, Phone: (269) 637-0520, Students: 2,379 )

  • Paw Paw Public School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 119 Johnson Street, Paw Paw, MI 49079, Phone: (269) 657-8800, Students: 2,357 )

  • Bangor Public Schools (van Buren)


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 801 W. Arlington Street, Bangor, MI 49013, Phone: (269) 427-6800, Students: 1,555 )

  • Hartford Public School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 115-b School Street, Hartford, MI 49057, Phone: (269) 621-7000, Students: 1,481 )

  • Bloomingdale Public School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P.o. Box 217, Bloomingdale, MI 49026, Phone: (269) 521-3900, Students: 1,451 )

  • Decatur Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 110 Cedar Street, Decatur, MI 49045, Phone: (269) 423-6800, Students: 1,187 )

  • Lawton Community School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 101 Primary Way, Lawton, MI 49065, Phone: (269) 624-7900, Students: 1,145 )

  • Gobles Public School District


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P.o. Box 412, Gobles, MI 49055, Phone: (269) 628-5618, Students: 1,036 )

  • Lawrence Public School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 650 W. St. Joseph Street, Lawrence, MI 49064, Phone: (269) 674-8233, Students: 790 )

  • Covert Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 35323 M-140 Highway, Covert, MI 49043, Phone: (269) 764-3701, Students: 771 )

  • Van Buren Isd


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 490 S. Paw Paw Street, Lawrence, MI 49064, Phone: (269) 674-8091, Students: 360 )

  • Bangor Township S/d #8


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 35594 66th Street, Bangor, MI 49013, Phone: (269) 427-8562, Students: 20 )

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

  • Mattawan Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 56720 Murray Street, Mattawan, MI 49071, Phone: (269) 668-3361, Students: 846 )

  • Mattawan Later Elem. School


    ( Grades: 3-5, Location: 56720 Murray Street, Mattawan, MI 49071, Phone: (269) 668-3361, Students: 823 )

  • Mattawan Early Elem. School


    ( Grades: KG-2, Location: 56720 Murray Street, Mattawan, MI 49071, Phone: (269) 668-3361, Students: 822 )

  • Baseline Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 7357 Baseline Road, South Haven, MI 49090, Phone: (269) 637-0530, Students: 538 )

  • Paw Paw Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 313 W. Michigan Avenue, Paw Paw, MI 49079, Phone: (269) 657-8870, Students: 532 )

  • Gobles Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: P.o. Box 412, Gobles, MI 49055, Phone: (269) 628-2131, Students: 500 )

  • Paw Paw Later Elementary


    ( Grades: 3-5, Location: 612 North Street, Paw Paw, MI 49079, Phone: (269) 657-8820, Students: 487 )

  • Lawton Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 101 Primary Way, Lawton, MI 49065, Phone: (269) 624-7501, Students: 486 )

  • Paw Paw Early Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-2, Location: 512 North Street, Paw Paw, MI 49079, Phone: (269) 657-8810, Students: 465 )

  • Davis Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 409 N. Phelps Street, Decatur, MI 49045, Phone: (269) 423-6950, Students: 462 )

  • Lawrence Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 714 W. St. Joseph Street, Lawrence, MI 49064, Phone: (269) 674-8231, Students: 406 )

  • Covert Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 35323 M-140 Highway, Covert, MI 49043, Phone: (269) 764-3720, Students: 400 )

  • Bloomingdale Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: P.o. Box 217, Bloomingdale, MI 49026, Phone: (269) 521-3935, Students: 393 )

  • Decatur Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 405 N. Phelps Street, Decatur, MI 49045, Phone: (269) 423-6900, Students: 378 )

  • Maple Grove Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: 72399 12th Avenue, South Haven, MI 49090, Phone: (269) 637-0549, Students: 374 )

  • Lawrence Jr/sr High School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 650 W. St. Joseph Street, Lawrence, MI 49064, Phone: (269) 674-8232, Students: 368 )

  • Bangor Primary School


    ( Grades: KG-2, Location: 12 N. Walnut Street, Bangor, MI 49013, Phone: (269) 427-6848, Students: 350 )

  • Bangor Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 803 W. Arlington Street, Bangor, MI 49013, Phone: (269) 427-6824, Students: 348 )

  • Bloomingdale Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: P.o. Box 217, Bloomingdale, MI 49026, Phone: (269) 521-3950, Students: 338 )

  • Hartford Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 141 School Street, Hartford, MI 49057, Phone: (269) 621-7200, Students: 331 )

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

  • Mattawan High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 56720 Murray Street, Mattawan, MI 49071, Phone: (269) 668-3361, Students: 1,143 )

  • South Haven High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 600 Elkenburg Street, South Haven, MI 49090, Phone: (269) 637-0500, Students: 802 )

  • Paw Paw High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 30609 Red Arrow Highway, Paw Paw, MI 49079, Phone: (269) 657-8840, Students: 649 )

  • Gobles High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P.o. Box 412, Gobles, MI 49055, Phone: (269) 628-2113, Students: 536 )

  • Bangor High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 801 W. Arlington Street, Bangor, MI 49013, Phone: (269) 427-6844, Students: 528 )

  • Hartford High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 115-a School Street, Hartford, MI 49057, Phone: (269) 621-7100, Students: 514 )

  • Bloomingdale High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P.o. Box 217, Bloomingdale, MI 49026, Phone: (269) 521-3910, Students: 373 )

  • Lawton High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 101 Primary Way, Lawton, MI 49065, Phone: (269) 624-7800, Students: 365 )

  • Decatur High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 110 Cedar Street, Decatur, MI 49045, Phone: (269) 423-6850, Students: 295 )

  • Covert High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 35323 M-140 Highway, Covert, MI 49043, Phone: (269) 764-3730, Students: 213 )

  • Decatur Alternative Choice School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 312 School Street, Decatur, MI 49045, Phone: (269) 423-6145, Students: 21 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Van Buren County, Michigan

  • St Basil School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 94 Superior Street, South Haven, MI 49090, Phone: (269) 637-3529, Students: 125 )

  • Trinity Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 725 Pine Street, Paw Paw, MI 49079, Phone: (269) 657-5921, Students: 106 )

  • St Mary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 508 E Paw Paw Street, Paw Paw, MI 49079, Phone: (269) 657-3750, Students: 69 )

  • Gobles Jr Academy


    ( Grades: 1-10, Location: 32110 6th Avenue, Gobles, MI 49055, Phone: (269) 628-2704, Students: 41 )

  • St Paul Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: 718 Arbor Court, South Haven, MI 49090, Phone: (269) 637-4459, Students: 30 )

  • Trinity Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 115 E Monroe Street, Bangor, MI 49013, Phone: (269) 427-7102, Students: 19 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Van Buren County, Michigan

  • Antwerp Sunshine Branch Library


    24823 Front Street, Mattawan, MI 49071

  • Bangor Branch Library


    420 Division Street, Bangor, MI 49013

  • Bloomingdale Branch Library


    109 East Kalamazoo Avenue, Bloomingdale, MI 49026

  • Covert Branch Library


    33680 M-140 Highway, Covert, MI 49043

  • Gobles Branch Library


    105 East Main Street, Gobles, MI 49055

  • Lawrence Community Branch Library


    212 North Paw Paw Street, Lawrence, MI 49064

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Van Buren County, Michigan

  • Hartford Public Library


    15 Franklin Street, Hartford, MI 49057

  • Lawton Public Library


    125 South Main Street, Lawton, MI 49065

  • Paw Paw District Library


    609 West Michigan Avenue, Paw Paw, MI 49079

  • South Haven Memorial Library


    314 Broadway Street, South Haven, MI 49090

  • Van Buren District Library


    200 North Phelps Street, Decatur, MI 49045

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Van Buren County, Michigan


  • 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, Michigan 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, Michigan.

Area Features of Van Buren County, Michigan


Airport


(1) Almena Airport   (2) Beckman Airport   (3) Consumers Power Company Heliport   (4) Cornish Field Airport   (5) Demler Landing Strip   (6) Kerby Field   (7) Mattawan Airpark   (8) Sanko Landing Strip   (9) South Haven Area Regional Airport   (10) South Haven Municipal Airport   (11) Trowbridge Farms Airport   (12) Wesler Airfield   (13) Widner Landing Strip  

Bay


(1) South Haven Harbor  

Beach


(1) Dyckman Beach   (2) North Beach   (3) South Beach   (4) Woodman Beach  

Building


(1) Antwerp Sunshine Branch Library   (2) Bangor Branch Library   (3) Bangor City Hall   (4) Bangor Community Fire Department   (5) Bangor Police Department   (6) Bloomingdale Museum   (7) Bloomingdale Police Department   (8) Bloomingdale Public Library   (9) Bloomingdale Township Fire Department   (10) Coloma Emergency Medical Services Medical Transport Station 2   (11) Coloma Emergency Medical Services Medical Transport Station 3   (12) Coloma Emergency Medical Services Medical Transport Station 4   (13) Columbia Township Fire Department Station 1   (14) Columbia Township Fire Department Station 2   (15) Covert Branch Library   (16) Covert Historical Museum   (17) Covert Township Fire And Emergency Medical Services   (18) Covert Township Police Department   (19) Decatur - Hamilton Fire Department   (20) Decatur Police Department   (21) Gobles - Pine Grove Fire Department   (22) Gobles Library   (23) Gobles Police Department   (24) Hartford City Hall   (25) Hartford Fire Department   (26) Hartford Police Department   (27) Hartford Public Library   (28) Keeler Township Fire Department   (29) Lawrence Library   (30) Lawrence Police Department   (31) Lawrence Township Fire Department   (32) Lawton Fire Department   (33) Lawton Police Department   (34) Lawton Public Library   (35) Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum   (36) Mattawan Fire Department   (37) Mattawan Police Department   (38) Michigan Maritime Museum   (39) Michigan State Police Department   (40) Paw Paw City Hall   (41) Paw Paw Police Department   (42) Paw Paw Volunteer Fire Department   (43) South Haven Area Emergency Services Station 1 Headquarters   (44) South Haven Area Emergency Services Station 3 Suite 2   (45) South Haven Area Emergency Services Station 4   (46) South Haven City Hall   (47) South Haven Memorial Library   (48) South Haven Pierhead Light   (49) South Haven Police Department   (50) Van Buren County Sheriff S Office   (51) Van Buren Courthouse   (52) Van Buren District Library   (53) Van Buren Emergency Medical Services  

Canal


(1) Buckley Drain   (2) Butterfield Drain   (3) Carpenter And Extension Drain   (4) Dowagiac Drain   (5) Great Bear Lake Drain   (6) Martin Drain   (7) Mud Lake Drain   (8) Osborn Drain   (9) Power Drain   (10) Red Run   (11) Rich-dillon Drain   (12) Spring Creek   (13) Todd Drain   (14) Veley Drain  

Cemetery


(1) Almena Cemetery   (2) Anderson Cemetery   (3) Arlington Hill Cemetery   (4) Austin Cemetery   (5) Bangs Cemetery   (6) Base Line Cemetery   (7) Breedsville Cemetery   (8) Chamberlin Cemetery   (9) Chambers Cemetery   (10) Charleston Cemetery   (11) Clapp Cemetery   (12) Coburn Cemetery   (13) Covert Cemetery   (14) Crane Cemetery   (15) Earl Cemetery   (16) Emmanuel Home Cemetery   (17) Evergreen Cemetery   (18) Fish Cemetery   (19) Glendale Cemetery   (20) Grand Junction Cemetery   (21) Hamilton Cemetery   (22) Harrison Cemetery   (23) Harwick Cemetery   (24) Hebrew Cemetery   (25) Hicks Cemetery   (26) Hill Cemetery   (27) Hoppin Cemetery   (28) Indian Cemetery   (29) Keeler Cemetery   (30) Kendall Cemetery   (31) Kern Cemetery   (32) Lacota Cemetery   (33) Lake View Cemetery   (34) Lakeside Cemetery   (35) Lawrence Village Cemetery   (36) Lindsley Cemetery   (37) Maple Grove Cemetery   (38) Maple Hill Cemetery   (39) Mcdowell Cemetery   (40) Monk Cemetery   (41) North Wayne Cemetery   (42) Oak Grove Cemetery   (43) Pecktown Cemetery   (44) Pierceson Cemetery   (45) Pine Grove Cemetery   (46) Pioneer Cemetery   (47) Pretty Lake Cemetery   (48) Prospect Hill Cemetery   (49) Prospect Lake Cemetery   (50) Robinson Cemetery   (51) Rush Lake Catholic Cemetery   (52) Sacred Heart Cemetery   (53) Saint Marys Cemetery   (54) Saints Cemetery   (55) South Wayne Cemetery   (56) Southard Cemetery   (57) Spring Grove Cemetery   (58) Stephenson Cemetery   (59) Taylor Cemetery   (60) Thomas Cemetery   (61) Thompson Cemetery   (62) Threemile Cemetery   (63) Tucker Cemetery   (64) Van Auken Cemetery   (65) Virgo Cemetery   (66) Wildey Cemetery  

Church


(1) Almena United Methodist Church   (2) Apostolic Lighthouse Church   (3) Assembly Of God Church   (4) Bangor Baptist Church   (5) Bethany Presbyterian Church   (6) Bethel Church   (7) Bloomingdale Bible Church   (8) Bloomingdale Christian Church   (9) Bloomingdale Methodist Church   (10) Blue Star Church   (11) Body Of Christ Church   (12) Calvary Baptist Church   (13) Calvary Bible Church   (14) Calvary Church   (15) Calvary Missionary Baptist Church   (16) Calvary Pentecostal Church   (17) Center Of Life Church   (18) Chesire Hills Baptist Church   (19) Christian Science Church   (20) Church Of Christ   (21) Church Of God   (22) Church Of Jesus Christ   (23) Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (24) Church Of The Nazarene   (25) Congregational Church Of God   (26) Covert Community Church   (27) Covey Hill Church   (28) Decatur Bible Church   (29) East Arlington Church   (30) Emanuel Home   (31) Emmanuel Church Of God In Christ   (32) Emmanuel Community Church   (33) Episcopal Epiphany Church   (34) Evangelical Mennonite Church   (35) Faith Baptist Church   (36) Faith Of The Apostle S Church   (37) Family Gospel Chapel   (38) Federated Church   (39) Finley Faith Tabernacle Church   (40) First Assembly Of God   (41) First Baptist Church   (42) First Christian Church   (43) First Church Of God   (44) First Congregational Church   (45) First Free Will Baptist Church   (46) First Hebrew Congregation   (47) First Hispanic Midway Baptist Church   (48) First Presbyterian Church   (49) First Reformed Church   (50) First Spiritual Church Of God   (51) First United Methodist Church   (52) First United Pentecostal Church   (53) Four Winds Fellowship Church   (54) Free Methodist Church   (55) Freshwater Community Church   (56) Full Gospel Church   (57) German Church   (58) Gingerbread Church   (59) Glendale Baptist Church   (60) Glenwood Seventh Day Adventist Church   (61) Gospel Tabernacle Baptist Church   (62) Grace Apostolic Tabernacle Church   (63) Grace Missionary Church   (64) Hamilton Chapel   (65) Harmony Chapel   (66) Hartford Church Of God   (67) Hartford United Methodist Church   (68) His Place Cathedral Of Faith   (69) Holy Family Catholic Church   (70) Hope Church   (71) Hope Reformed Church   (72) Horseshoe Church   (73) Immaculate Conception Church   (74) Kalhaven Community Church   (75) Kendall United Methodist Church   (76) Kibbie Chapel   (77) Kibbie Christian Reformed Church   (78) Kingdom Hall   (79) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah S Witnesses   (80) Lacota Church   (81) Lawrence Bible Baptist Church   (82) Lawrence United Methodist Church   (83) Macedonia Church   (84) Maple Grove Bible Church   (85) Merson Church   (86) Messiah Church   (87) Miracle Harvest Church   (88) New Jerusalem Church   (89) New Life Harvest Ministries   (90) New Testament Church   (91) Old Past Church Of Christ   (92) Old Path Church Of God In Christ   (93) Open Door Church   (94) Packard Gospel Center   (95) Paw Paw Christian Reformed Church   (96) Pentecostal Temple Church Of God   (97) Pine Island Presbyterian Church   (98) Porter Church   (99) Pullman Church   (100) Resurrection Life Church   (101) Sacred Heart Church   (102) Saint Anne S Chapel   (103) Saint Basil Church   (104) Saint John Bosco Church   (105) Saint Judes Catholic Church   (106) Saint Mark S Episcopal Church   (107) Saint Mary S Catholic Church   (108) Saint Paul S Lutheran Church   (109) Saint Paul S United Methodist Church   (110) Second Baptist Church   (111) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (112) Seventh-day Adventist Church   (113) Simpson United Methodist Church   (114) Solomon S Temple Church Of God   (115) South Wayne Church   (116) Spritual Church Of God   (117) Tekonsha Area Church Of God   (118) Town Line Church   (119) Trinity Church   (120) Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church   (121) Trinity Lutheran Church   (122) Union United Church Of Christ   (123) United Methodist Church   (124) Unity Missionary Baptist Church   (125) Victory Missionary Baptist Church   (126) Volinia Baptist Church   (127) Wayne Chapel  

Civil


(1) Charter Township Of South Haven   (2) Charter Township Of Texas   (3) City Of Bangor   (4) City Of Gobles   (5) City Of Hartford   (6) City Of South Haven   (7) Township Of Almena   (8) Township Of Antwerp   (9) Township Of Arlington   (10) Township Of Bangor   (11) Township Of Bloomingdale   (12) Township Of Casco   (13) Township Of Cheshire   (14) Township Of Columbia   (15) Township Of Covert   (16) Township Of Decatur   (17) Township Of Geneva   (18) Township Of Hamilton   (19) Township Of Hartford   (20) Township Of Keeler   (21) Township Of Lawrence   (22) Township Of Paw Paw   (23) Township Of Pine Grove   (24) Township Of Porter   (25) Township Of Volinia   (26) Township Of Waverly   (27) Van Buren County   (28) Village Of Bloomingdale   (29) Village Of Breedsville   (30) Village Of Decatur   (31) Village Of Lawrence   (32) Village Of Lawton   (33) Village Of Mattawan   (34) Village Of Paw Paw  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 13   (2) Interchange 18   (3) Interchange 20   (4) Interchange 22   (5) Interchange 26   (6) Interchange 46   (7) Interchange 52   (8) Interchange 56   (9) Interchange 60   (10) Interchange 66  

Forest


(1) Fred Russ State Forest  

Hospital


(1) Bangor Medical Center   (2) Bronson Lakeview Hospital   (3) Covert Medical Center   (4) Gobles Medical Clinic   (5) Hartford Medical Center   (6) Lakeview Medical Center   (7) Shoreline Family Care Clinic   (8) South Haven Community Hospital   (9) South Haven Family Physicians  

Island


(1) Maple Island  

Lake


(1) Abernathy Lake   (2) Ackley Lake   (3) Baker Lake   (4) Bankson Lake   (5) Base Line Lake   (6) Blockers Pond   (7) Bob Mac Pond   (8) Brandywine Lake   (9) Brownwood Lake   (10) Buck Lake   (11) Buell Lake   (12) Bullhead Lake   (13) Carroll Lake   (14) Cedar Lake   (15) Chase Lake   (16) Christie Lake   (17) Clear Lake   (18) Coffee Lake   (19) Cornwall Lake   (20) Davis Lake   (21) Deer Lake   (22) Donovan Lake   (23) Duck Lake   (24) Eagle Lake   (25) East Lake   (26) Emerson Lake   (27) Fish Lake   (28) Fisk Lake   (29) Foster Lake   (30) Grass Lake   (31) Gravel Lake   (32) Great Bear Lake   (33) Hall Lake   (34) Haney Lake   (35) Hawk Lake   (36) Hemlock Lake   (37) Heroes Lake   (38) Hillman Lake   (39) Hillocher Lake   (40) Hodge Lake   (41) Huzzy Lake   (42) Ismons Pond   (43) Johnson Lake   (44) Keeler Lake   (45) Knickerbocker Lake   (46) Lake Cora   (47) Lake Eleven   (48) Lake Fourteen   (49) Lake Moriah   (50) Lake Of The Woods   (51) Lester Lake   (52) Lime Lake   (53) Little Bankson Lake   (54) Little Bear Lake   (55) Little Cedar Lake   (56) Long Lake   (57) Lower Jeptha Lake   (58) Lyle Lake   (59) Manitt Lake   (60) Maple Lake   (61) Markley Lake   (62) Martin Lake   (63) Max Lake   (64) Merriman Lake   (65) Mill Lake   (66) Mill Pond   (67) Minkler Lake   (68) Moon Lake   (69) Mud Lake   (70) Munn Lake   (71) Munson Lake   (72) Muskrat Lake   (73) Nelson Lake   (74) Nicholas Lake   (75) North Lake   (76) North Scott Lake   (77) Osborn Lake   (78) Osterhout Lake   (79) Pickerel Lake   (80) Picture Lake   (81) Pine Lake   (82) Pond Lily Lake   (83) Popendick Lake   (84) Pretty Lake   (85) Red Lake   (86) Reynolds Lake   (87) Round Lake   (88) Rush Lake   (89) Saddle Lake   (90) Sand Lake   (91) Sassafras Lake   (92) School Lake   (93) School Section Lake   (94) Scott Lakes   (95) Shafer Lake   (96) Shaw Lake   (97) Silver Lake   (98) Simmons Lake   (99) Skunk Lake   (100) Smith Lake   (101) South Scott Lake   (102) Southard Lake   (103) Stillwell Lake   (104) Story Lake   (105) Swan Lake   (106) Sweet Lake   (107) Swift Lake   (108) Tamarack Lake   (109) Thayer Lake   (110) Three Legged Lake   (111) Threemile Lake   (112) Tin Cup Lake   (113) Turkey Lake   (114) Twin Lakes   (115) Upper Jeptha Lake   (116) Van Auken Lake   (117) West Lake   (118) Wilcox Lake  

Locale


(1) Almena Ponds State Fish Hatchery   (2) Armstrong Corners   (3) Bangor Station   (4) Beeches Golf Club   (5) Berlamont Station Historical   (6) Bloomingdale Station Historical   (7) Breedsville Station   (8) Camp Na Wa Kwa   (9) Camp Shawadasee   (10) Cheshire Hills Golf Course   (11) Circle Y Ranch Bible Camp   (12) Covert Station Historical   (13) Covert South Haven Koa Campground   (14) Decatur Station Historical   (15) Dutch Sport Park   (16) Fideland Fun Park   (17) Gingerman Raceway   (18) Glenn Shores Golf Club   (19) Glenwood Station   (20) Gobles Station Historical   (21) Grand Junction   (22) Har-lou Golf Course   (23) Hartford Speedway Park   (24) Hartford Station   (25) Hawkshead Links   (26) Heritage Glen Golf Club   (27) Jensen S Campground And Motel   (28) Jensens Fishery   (29) Jeptha Lake Golf Course   (30) Kendall Station Historical   (31) Kibbie Corners   (32) Kibbie Station Historical   (33) Lacota Station Historical   (34) Lake Cora Hills Golf Club   (35) Lake Cora Station Historical   (36) Lawrence Station   (37) Lawton Golf Club   (38) Lawton Station Historical   (39) Leisure Valley Rv Resort And Campground   (40) Mattawan Station Historical   (41) Mcdonald Station Historical   (42) Metha Station Historical   (43) Michigan State College South Haven Experiment Station   (44) Miracle Camp   (45) North Beach Public Park   (46) North Pierh Light   (47) North Point Hall   (48) Oak Shores Campground   (49) Paw Paw Station Historical   (50) Pine Grove Mills Station Historical   (51) Pioneer Point Campground   (52) Porter Town Hall   (53) Pothole Marina   (54) River Bend Boat Club   (55) Roosevelt Hills   (56) Singings Sounds Rv Park   (57) South Haven Country Club   (58) South Haven Family Campground   (59) South Haven Marine   (60) South Haven Municipal Marina   (61) South Haven Station Historical   (62) South Haven Yacht Club   (63) South Pierh Light   (64) Spring Valley Campground   (65) Swan Lake Store And Campground   (66) Timber Ridge Ski Area   (67) Timber Trails Rv Park   (68) Toquin Station Historical   (69) Van Buren State Park   (70) Variety Park   (71) Warner Memorial Camp   (72) Webster Hills   (73) Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery  

Park


(1) Antwerp Township Primitive Park   (2) Black River Park   (3) Bloomingdale Depot Historical Museum   (4) Covert Library Historical Marker   (5) Covert Township Park   (6) Decatur Township Hall Historical Marker   (7) Dyckman Park   (8) Elkenburg Park   (9) Ellen Avery Park   (10) Ely Park   (11) Fred Russ Forest Park   (12) Hamilton Grange Hall Historical Marker   (13) Hartman Park   (14) Hartman School Historical Marker   (15) Haven Peaches Historical Marker   (16) Houppert Winery Historical Marker   (17) Indiana School Historical Marker   (18) Kal-haven Trail State Park   (19) Kalamazoo And South Haven Railroad Historical Marker   (20) Kids Corner Playground   (21) Lewis Park   (22) Liberty Hyde Bailey 1858-1954 Historical Marker   (23) Lions Park   (24) Newton House Historical Marker   (25) Packard Park   (26) Paw Paw Public Library Historical Marker   (27) Reverend Darius Barker Historical Marker   (28) River Front Park   (29) Saint Mark S Church Historical Marker   (30) Scott Club Historical Marker   (31) Stanley Johnson Park   (32) Territorial Road Historical Marker   (33) Tot Lot Park   (34) Van Buren County Courthouse Historical Marker   (35) Van Buren County Historical Marker   (36) Van Buren County Poorhouse Historical Marker   (37) Warner Wine Haus Historical Marker   (38) Woolfe Park  

Populated Place


(1) Almena   (2) Bangor   (3) Berlamont   (4) Bloomingdale   (5) Breedsville   (6) Cedar Bluff   (7) Cheshire Center   (8) Country Holiday Estates Mobile Home Park   (9) Covert   (10) Crystal Beach   (11) Deal Mobile Home Village   (12) Decatur   (13) Devan Mobile Home Park   (14) Fish Corners   (15) Friendsville   (16) Fritzburg   (17) Glendale   (18) Glenn Haven Shores   (19) Glenn Shores   (20) Glenn Stores   (21) Glenwood   (22) Gobles   (23) Grand Junction   (24) Hartford   (25) Hawkhead   (26) Hollywood   (27) Indian Grove   (28) Jericho Corners   (29) Keeler   (30) Kendall   (31) Kibbie   (32) Lacota   (33) Lawrence   (34) Lawrence Mobile Home Park   (35) Lawton   (36) Linden Hills   (37) Maple Grove Corners   (38) Maple Hill Village Mobile Home Park   (39) Mattawan   (40) Mcdonald   (41) Mentha   (42) Merson   (43) Miami Park   (44) Mitchell Brothers Mobile Home Park   (45) Mount Pleasant   (46) North Lake   (47) Palisades Park   (48) Paw Paw   (49) Phelps Mobile Home Park   (50) Pine Grove   (51) Pleasant View Estates Mobile Home Park   (52) Rush Lake Mobile Home Park   (53) Saddlebrook Farms Manufactured Home Community   (54) Shady Brook Mobile Home Park   (55) Shorecrest   (56) South Haven   (57) South Haven Highlands   (58) Stoughton Corners   (59) Sulphur Springs   (60) Swan Lake Mobile Estates   (61) Teapot Dome   (62) Three Mile Lake Mobile Home Park   (63) Toquin   (64) Volinia   (65) West Bangor   (66) Whispering Pines Estates And Mobile Home Park   (67) Wildeys   (68) Wildwood   (69) Woodland Estates Mobile Home Park  

Post Office


(1) Almena Post Office Historical   (2) Arlington Post Office Historical   (3) Bangor Post Office   (4) Berlamont Post Office Historical   (5) Bloomingdale Post Office   (6) Breedsville Post Office   (7) Chesire Post Office Historical   (8) Covert Post Office   (9) Decatur Post Office   (10) Glendale Post Office Historical   (11) Glenwood Post Office Historical   (12) Gobles Post Office   (13) Grand Junction Post Office   (14) Hartford Post Office   (15) Hawkhead Post Office Historical   (16) Hooker Post Office Historical   (17) Keeler Post Office Historical   (18) Kendall Post Office   (19) Kibbie Post Office Historical   (20) Lacota Post Office   (21) Lake Cora Post Office Historical   (22) Lawrence Post Office   (23) Lawton Post Office   (24) Mattawan Post Office   (25) Mcdonald Post Office Historical   (26) Mentha Post Office Historical   (27) Merson Post Office Historical   (28) Packard Post Office Historical   (29) Pallisades Park Post Office Historical   (30) Paw Paw Post Office   (31) Picket S Corner Post Office Historical   (32) Pine Grove Mills Post Office Historical   (33) Prospect Lake Post Office Historical   (34) Rix Post Office Historical   (35) Saddle Lake Post Office Historical   (36) South Haven Post Office   (37) Toquin Post Office Historical   (38) Volinia Post Office Historical   (39) Waverly Post Office Historical   (40) West Casco Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Abbott School   (2) Ackley School   (3) Acorn School   (4) Adams School   (5) Allen School   (6) Almena School   (7) Antwerp School   (8) Arlington Center School   (9) Arlington Heights School   (10) Austin School   (11) Baker School   (12) Bangor Center School   (13) Bangor High School   (14) Bangor Middle School   (15) Bangor Primary School   (16) Bangor South Walnut Elementary School   (17) Barnes School   (18) Barnum School   (19) Base Line School   (20) Baseline Middle School   (21) Beachwood School   (22) Becker School   (23) Beechdale School   (24) Bell School   (25) Bloomingdale Elementary School   (26) Bloomingdale High School   (27) Bond School   (28) Brague School   (29) Brandywine School   (30) Braybrooks School   (31) Bronson School   (32) Brown School   (33) Buys School   (34) Cedar Street School   (35) Celery Center School   (36) Chamberlain School   (37) Chambers School   (38) Clapp School   (39) Cobbtown School   (40) Code School   (41) Columbia School   (42) Corwin School   (43) Covert High School   (44) Crane School   (45) Cross School   (46) Crow School   (47) Davis Elementary School   (48) Dayton School   (49) Decatur High School   (50) Decatur Middle School   (51) Deerlick School   (52) Durkee School   (53) East Decatur School   (54) East Valley School   (55) Evergreen Glade School   (56) Evergreen School   (57) Faith Academy   (58) Farnum School   (59) Field School   (60) Fish School   (61) Foster School   (62) Garden Of Eden School   (63) Geneva Center School   (64) Glenwood Union Seventh Day Adventist School   (65) Gliddenberg School   (66) Gobles High School   (67) Gobles Junior Academy   (68) Goodenough School   (69) Hadaway School   (70) Harper School   (71) Hartford High School   (72) Hartford Middle School   (73) Hawley School   (74) Hayden School   (75) Healy School   (76) Hicks School   (77) Hogmire School   (78) Hyde School   (79) Indiana Elementary School   (80) Jericho School   (81) Johnson School   (82) Johnstown School   (83) Kibbie School   (84) Kinney School   (85) Kirkwood School   (86) Lafler School   (87) Lake Michigan College-south Haven Campus   (88) Lakeside School   (89) Lakeview School   (90) Lamphere School   (91) Lannin School   (92) Law School   (93) Lawrence Elementary School   (94) Lawrence High School   (95) Lawton Elementary School   (96) Lawton High School   (97) Lawton Middle School   (98) Lee School   (99) Lincoln Elementary School   (100) Lindsley School   (101) Locota School   (102) Lyle School   (103) Mahr High School   (104) Maple Grove Elementary School   (105) Maple Grove School   (106) Marble School   (107) Mattawan High School   (108) Mattawan Later Elementary School   (109) Mattawan Middle School   (110) Maxam School   (111) Mcdowell School   (112) Mcwilliams School   (113) Miles School   (114) Monroe School   (115) Moon School   (116) Munn School   (117) Myers School   (118) Nesbit School   (119) Newton School   (120) North Bell School   (121) North Mill School   (122) North Shore Elementary School   (123) Oak Grove School   (124) Old Pine Grove School   (125) Ormsby School   (126) Orton School   (127) Palmer School   (128) Paw Paw Early Elementary School   (129) Paw Paw High School   (130) Paw Paw Later Elementary School   (131) Paw Paw Middle School   (132) Perrine Elementary School   (133) Pine Grove School   (134) Plopper School   (135) Porter Center School   (136) Quail Trap School   (137) Red Arrow Elementary School   (138) Richmond School   (139) River Valley School   (140) Riverside School   (141) Rowlee School   (142) Rush Lake School   (143) Saddle Lake School   (144) Saint Basil Catholic School   (145) Saint Mary S Catholic School   (146) Saint Paul S Lutheran School   (147) School Number 3   (148) School Number 8   (149) Scott School   (150) Seventh-day Adventist School   (151) Shafer School   (152) Shaw School   (153) Sheldon School   (154) Smith School   (155) Solomon School   (156) Speicher School   (157) Steeple School   (158) Swamp School   (159) Thomas School   (160) Trinity Lutheran School   (161) Turner School   (162) Van Auken School   (163) Van Buren Skills Center   (164) Wager School   (165) Warner School   (166) Webster School   (167) West Brick School   (168) West Gate School   (169) West Valley School   (170) White Oak School   (171) Wilder School   (172) Wildey School   (173) Wildwood School   (174) Wood School   (175) Woodside School  

Stream


(1) Black River   (2) Black River Drain   (3) Black River Extension Drain   (4) Brandywine Creek   (5) Brush Creek   (6) Butternut Creek   (7) Carter Creek   (8) Cedar Creek   (9) Cedar Drain   (10) Deerlick Creek   (11) Eagle Lake Drain   (12) East Branch Paw Paw River   (13) Eastman Creek   (14) Gates Extension Drain   (15) Haven And Max Lake Drain   (16) Hayden Creek   (17) Hog Creek   (18) Lake Of The Woods Drain   (19) Lawton Drain   (20) Little Bear Lake Drain   (21) Lower Jeptha Lake Drain   (22) Maple Creek   (23) Mattawan Creek   (24) Melvin Creek   (25) Middle Branch Black River   (26) Nelson Extension Drain   (27) North Branch Black River   (28) North Branch Paw Paw River   (29) North Extension Drain   (30) Pine Creek   (31) Red Creek   (32) Ritter Creek   (33) South Branch Black River   (34) South Branch Paw Paw River   (35) Spicebush Creek   (36) Spring Run   (37) Three Mile Lake Drain   (38) Tripp And Extension Drain   (39) White Creek  

Summit


(1) Prospect Hill  

Swamp


(1) Dyckman Swamp   (2) Pine Island  

Tower


(1) Wcsy-am South Haven   (2) Wcsy-fm South Haven   (3) Wjor Radio Tower Menominee  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Van Buren County, Michigan

49090 (pop. 15,031) 49079 (pop. 12,691) 49071 (pop. 8,062)
49057 (pop. 6,752) 49065 (pop. 6,396) 49055 (pop. 6,211)
49045 (pop. 6,021) 49013 (pop. 5,486) 49056 (pop. 4,107)
49064 (pop. 3,787) 49026 (pop. 2,650) 49043 (pop. 2,551)
49027 (pop. 103)    


Counties Nearby Van Buren County, Michigan

Cass County, MI  (pop. 52,167) 23.4 Miles
Allegan County, MI  (pop. 111,987) 24.0 Miles
Kalamazoo County, MI  (pop. 254,678) 24.6 Miles
Berrien County, MI  (pop. 155,871) 28.0 Miles
St. Joseph County, MI  (pop. 60,958) 36.4 Miles
Barry County, MI  (pop. 59,018) 44.1 Miles
Ottawa County, MI  (pop. 269,384) 46.3 Miles
Calhoun County, MI  (pop. 135,120) 49.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Van Buren County, Michigan

269



Elevation in Van Buren County, Michigan is 784.0 ft. (239.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Van Buren County, Michigan

Lat: 42.260034 N        Long: -86.042352 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Van Buren County, Michigan 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 Michigan

    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 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
  Total Electric Industry 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
  Total Electric Industry 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.93 2.94 0.00 0.00 2.80
  Full-Service Providers 8.73 7.86 5.05 10.17 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.73 7.85 5.03 10.17 0.00 7.12
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 6.22 5.62 4.91 0.00 0.00 5.03
  Full-Service Providers 8.53 7.90 5.10 10.77 0.00 7.12
  Total Electric Industry 8.52 7.90 5.09 10.77 0.00 7.11
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.59 0.00 0.00 0.67
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 6.23 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.97
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.73 0.29 0.00 0.00 0.55
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.56 4.41 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.91 5.04 10.43 0.00 7.15
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.79 5.02 10.43 0.00 7.09
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.48 0.00 0.00 0.51
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.18 4.43 0.00 0.00 4.50
  Full-Service Providers 8.35 7.59 4.98 0.00 8.21 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.35 7.55 4.96 0.00 8.21 6.85
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.13 1.80 0.98 0.00 0.00 1.44
  Energy-Only Providers 6.49 5.42 4.24 0.00 0.00 4.91
  Full-Service Providers 8.33 7.66 4.86 0.00 7.89 7.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.33 7.57 4.92 0.00 7.89 6.94
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.22 1.93 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.49
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 5.78 4.37 0.00 0.00 5.19
  Full-Service Providers 8.40 7.87 5.33 0.00 13.07 7.30
  Total Electric Industry 8.40 7.84 5.32 0.00 13.07 7.23
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.69 2.65 1.05 0.00 0.00 1.87
  Energy-Only Providers 5.42 7.00 4.07 0.00 0.00 5.58
  Full-Service Providers 9.77 8.42 6.13 0.00 10.06 8.17
  Total Electric Industry 9.77 8.51 6.05 0.00 10.06 8.14

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Van Buren County, Michigan

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 1,133   (3.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 1,243   (3.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 1,611   (4.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 3,495   (10.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 3,774   (11.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 4,525   (13.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 5,476   (16.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 2,854   (8.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 1,455   (4.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 1,493   (4.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 541   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 354   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 3,134   (9.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 2,799   (8.3%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Van Buren County, Michigan)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,044

1 vehicle available : 4,828

2 vehicles available : 1,173

3 vehicles available : 135

4 or more vehicles available : 198

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 274

1 vehicle available : 2,524

2 vehicles available : 5,587

3 vehicles available : 1,504

4 or more vehicles available : 501

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 139

1 vehicle available : 984

2 vehicles available : 1,725

3 vehicles available : 1,224

4 or more vehicles available : 226

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 172

1 vehicle available : 974

2 vehicles available : 2,738

3 vehicles available : 1,532

4 or more vehicles available : 720


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Van Buren County, Michigan)

1-person household:

No workers : 4,093

1 worker : 3,285

2-person household:

No workers : 3,300

1 worker : 4,032

2 workers : 3,058

3-person household:

No workers : 724

1 worker : 1,602

2 workers : 1,518

3 workers : 454

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 621

1 worker : 2,454

2 workers : 2,203

3 or more workers : 858


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Van Buren County, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 26,125

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 1,764

In 3-person carpool : 189

In 4-person carpool : 162

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 143

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 108

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 54

Bicycle : 93

Walked : 1,025

Other means : 231

Worked at home : 1,229


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Van Buren County, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 2,041

5 to 9 minutes : 3,577

10 to 14 minutes : 3,735

15 to 19 minutes : 4,011

20 to 24 minutes : 3,973

25 to 29 minutes : 2,152

30 to 34 minutes : 4,104

35 to 39 minutes : 1,357

40 to 44 minutes : 1,216

45 to 59 minutes : 2,012

60 to 89 minutes : 886

90 or more minutes : 830


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Van Buren County, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 4,191  (22.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,928  (10.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 2,493  (13.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 429  (2.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 3,911  (20.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 4,858  (29.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 3,435  (20.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 5,221  (31.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 256  (1.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 137  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Van Buren County, Michigan

Employed: 38,603
Unemployed: 2,771



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

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 4.4%
  • 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: 26.5%
  • Other: 69.1%



Water Usage In Van Buren County, Michigan

Ground Water

 
Fresh 15.60 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 15.60 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 136.45 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 136.45 Mgal/d





There are 1,202 Farms In Van Buren County, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Van Buren County, Michigan

Chemical Bank - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $37.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 158

Pnc Bank, National Association - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $949.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

Fifth Third Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $390.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,348

Sturgis Bank & Trust Company - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $614k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 11

Kalamazoo County State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $95.9k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 3

Old National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $10.2m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 178

Mercantile Bank Of Michigan - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 54

The Huntington National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $63.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 759

First State Bank Of Decatur - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $55.6k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1

The West Michigan Savings Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $38.3k
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Van Buren County, Michigan

  • Southwest Michigan Regional


    (about 21.8 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Ross Field


    (about 21.8 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International


    (about 25.0 miles in Nazareth, Michigan; Airport Code: AZO)

  • West Michigan Regional


    (about 33.5 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • Tulip City


    (about 33.5 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 37.2 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)

  • Park Township


    (about 37.5 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: HLM)

  • South Bend Airport


    (about 40.6 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend International


    (about 40.6 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • W K Kellogg


    (about 40.8 miles in Battle Creek, Michigan; Airport Code: BTL)

  • Michiana Regional


    (about 40.8 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 40.9 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Sturgis Airport


    (about 45.2 miles in Sturgis, Michigan; Airport Code: IRS)

  • Gerald R. Ford International


    (about 50.4 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Kent County


    (about 50.4 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Goshen Municipal


    (about 52.3 miles in Foraker, Indiana; Airport Code: GSH)

  • Michigan City Municipal


    (about 55.5 miles in Long Beach, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field


    (about 55.5 miles in Michigan City, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Nappanee Municipal


    (about 56.5 miles in Nappanee, Indiana; Airport Code: ZXV)

  • La Porte Municipal


    (about 59.3 miles in La Porte, Indiana; Airport Code: LPO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Van Buren County, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

82.64%

Carpooled

12.00%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.15%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.01%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.00%

Motorcycle

0.04%

Bicycle

0.32%

Walked

1.86%

Other Means

0.46%

Worked At Home

2.52%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Van Buren County, Michigan, 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 By Tenure
(Van Buren County, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 13,036

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,685

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 849

Renter-occupied housing units : 584

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,812

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,641

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 6,125

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,470


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Van Buren County, Michigan)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,992

Householder 35 to 44 years : 2,750

Householder 45 to 54 years : 3,340

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,649

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,542

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,297

Householder 75 years and over : 590

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 362

Householder 35 to 44 years : 578

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,337

Householder 55 to 59 years : 795

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,333

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,089

Householder 75 years and over : 2,168


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Van Buren County, Michigan)

Less than 10.0 percent : 281

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 378

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 696

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 816

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 581

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 455

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 351

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 324

50.0 percent or more : 1,709

Not computed : 789


(updated 2013)



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

Built 2010 or later : $145,200

Built 2000 to 2009 : $165,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $129,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $110,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $116,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $96,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $98,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $91,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $94,700


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Van Buren County, Michigan: 70.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Van Buren County, Michigan

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

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 183 183 $15,709,191
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

183 183 $15,709,191
2000        
  Single Family 133 133 $14,082,958
  Two Family 1 2 $230,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 9 $1,300,000
  Total

135 144 $15,612,958
2001        
  Single Family 81 81 $9,148,322
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

81 81 $9,148,322
2002        
  Single Family 132 132 $13,358,327
  Two Family 1 2 $170,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 6 48 $3,667,000
  Total

139 182 $17,195,327
2003        
  Single Family 135 135 $15,484,267
  Two Family 3 6 $431,000
  Three and Four Family 3 12 $1,425,000
  Five or More Family 1 18 $2,400,000
  Total

142 171 $19,740,267
2004        
  Single Family 332 332 $52,570,666
  Two Family 8 16 $2,560,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

340 348 $55,130,666
2005        
  Single Family 322 322 $57,932,267
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

322 322 $57,932,267
2006        
  Single Family 276 276 $51,114,472
  Two Family 1 2 $400,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 25 $5,800,000
  Total

278 303 $57,314,472


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Van Buren County, MI): $39,365
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Van Buren County): $90,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Van Buren County, Michigan

Utility Gas: 50.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 25.3%
Electricity: 9.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 11.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.7%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Van Buren County, Michigan

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 16.88%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 36.6%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 46.52%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Van Buren County): $451
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Van Buren County): $669


(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, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Van Buren County, Michigan

South Haven Homecare


     Address: 955 S Bailey Ave, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 2/22/1995

Lakeview Home Health Services


     Address: 822 E Michigan, P O 143, Paw Paw, Michigan 49079
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 4/13/1996

Allegan Homecare


     Address: 570 Linn Street, Suite 4, Allegan, Michigan 49010
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/4/1998

Paragon Home Healthcare, Inc


     Address: 5106 Lovers Lane, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49002
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/14/2007

Foundation For Behavioral Resources


     Address: 600 S Lincoln Street, Augusta, Michigan 49012
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 3/24/2003

Hospitals Close To Van Buren County, Michigan

South Haven Community Hospital


     Address: 955 S Bailey Ave, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Lakeview Community Hospital


     Address: 408 Hazen Street, Paw Paw, Michigan 49079
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Borgess-lee Memorial Hospital


     Address: 420 W High Street, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Allegan General Hospital


     Address: 555 Linn Street, Allegan, Michigan 49010
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Bronson Methodist Hospital


     Address: 601 John Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Van Buren County, Michigan

South Haven Nursing And Rehabilitation Community


     Address: 850 Phillips, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 68
     Percent Occupied: 77%

Lakeview Continuing Care Cente


     Address: 99 Walker St, Lawton, Michigan 49065
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 116
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Countryside Nursing And Rehabilitation Community


     Address: 120 Baseline Rd, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Dowagiac Nursing Home


     Address: 610 Uneta Street, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 118
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Cass County Medical Care Facil


     Address: 23770 Hospital St, Cassopolis, Michigan 49031
     Ownership: Government - City/county
     Number of Residents: 79
     Percent Occupied: 99%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Van Buren County, Michigan

Name: Palisades
Address: 27780 Blue Star Memorial Highway; Covert, MI 49043
Distance: 12 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Van Buren County, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 9,400
    Disabled Workers: 2,460
    Widowers Workers: 1,260
    Spouses Workers: 695
    Children Workers: 1,430


(updated 2007)



Van Buren County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 47.26%
  • Bush & Cheney 51.60%
  • Other 1.13%



(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, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Van Buren County, MI

6.52 % 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 $36,331

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Kalamazoo County , MI 2.17 % ($42,190 AGI )
  • Berrien County , MI 0.81 % ($25,498 AGI )
  • Allegan County , MI 0.64 % ($25,802 AGI )
  • Cass County , MI 0.30 % ($25,195 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.23 % ($52,141 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 0.16 % ($59,767 AGI )
  • Ottawa County , MI 0.15 % ($26,714 AGI )
  • Calhoun County , MI 0.08 % ($42,043 AGI )
  • St Joseph County , MI 0.06 % ($37,000 AGI )
  • Barry County , MI 0.05 % ($27,733 AGI )

Relocation away from Van Buren County, MI

7.05 % 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 $32,608

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Kalamazoo County , MI 2.15 % ($33,900 AGI )
  • Berrien County , MI 0.73 % ($29,186 AGI )
  • Allegan County , MI 0.62 % ($27,717 AGI )
  • Cass County , MI 0.32 % ($27,831 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 0.20 % ($24,561 AGI )
  • Ottawa County , MI 0.17 % ($27,348 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.12 % ($30,324 AGI )
  • Maricopa County , AZ 0.09 % ($48,040 AGI )
  • St Joseph County , MI 0.08 % ($34,130 AGI )
  • Calhoun County , MI 0.07 % ($39,550 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Michigan

Low Bracket: $0 (4.35%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (4.35%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Michigan

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, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Van Buren County, Michigan


On 04/03/1956, a tornado touched down 4.53 miles from the center of Van Buren County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 3 . There were 12 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500,000 to $5,000,000.

On 05/09/1956, a tornado touched down 7.74 miles from the center of Van Buren County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 05/30/1989, a tornado touched down 8.31 miles from the center of Van Buren County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 05/31/1954, a tornado touched down 8.52 miles from the center of Van Buren County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 07/15/1988, a tornado touched down 8.75 miles from the center of Van Buren County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.



Storms In Van Buren County, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
08/22/2001, 10:30 am 0 0 $50K --
02/09/2001, 09:00 am 0 0 $100K --
05/18/2000, 07:00 am 0 0 $100K $50K
06/20/1997, 10:00 pm 0 0 $125K --
06/17/1996, 06:05 pm 0 0 $8K --
         
Hail        
10/02/2006, 06:50 am 0 0 $20K $20K
10/02/2006, 06:40 am 0 0 $10K $10K
08/24/2006, 12:15 am 0 0 $25K $10K
11/08/2005, 10:22 pm 0 0 $5K $5K
08/03/2003, 02:28 pm 0 0 $10K $5K
08/03/2003, 02:15 pm 0 0 $25K $10K
09/21/2001, 11:09 am 0 0 $5K --
06/10/2001, 09:10 pm 0 0 $10K $10K
05/15/2001, 06:20 pm 0 0 $25K $25K
04/09/2001, 12:53 am 0 0 $25K $10K
05/18/2000, 03:17 pm 0 0 $50K $25K
05/18/2000, 03:02 pm 0 0 $40K $20K
05/18/2000, 02:10 pm 0 0 $50K $25K
05/12/2000, 05:30 pm 0 0 $100K $50K
04/26/1994, 10:30 pm 0 0 $1K --
         
Lightning        
06/13/1994, 08:00 am 0 2 -- --
03/21/1994, 02:55 am 0 0 $5K --
01/01/1903, 12:00 am 0 0 $200K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
10/18/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
09/27/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $3K --
08/22/2007, 05:20 am 0 0 $15K --
06/02/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
03/22/2007, 05:50 am 0 0 $25K --
03/22/2007, 05:35 am 0 0 $40K --
08/02/2006, 08:48 pm 0 0 $10K --
08/02/2006, 08:20 pm 0 0 $7K --
08/02/2006, 07:36 pm 0 0 $10K --
09/22/2005, 06:20 pm 0 0 $5K --
09/22/2005, 06:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/26/2005, 02:25 am 0 0 $10K --
07/26/2005, 02:05 am 0 0 $10K --
07/25/2005, 11:15 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/25/2005, 10:50 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/25/2005, 10:44 pm 0 0 $25K --
07/25/2005, 10:42 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/25/2005, 10:40 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/25/2005, 10:00 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/20/2005, 03:29 pm 0 0 $20K --
06/05/2005, 04:07 pm 0 0 $20K --
06/05/2005, 03:25 pm 0 0 $10K --
06/05/2005, 03:00 pm 0 0 $70K --
05/13/2005, 02:50 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/11/2005, 07:25 am 0 0 $5K --
05/11/2005, 07:15 am 0 0 $5K --
05/30/2004, 02:10 pm 0 0 $20K --
05/21/2004, 08:30 pm 0 0 $30K $10K
05/21/2004, 11:20 am 0 0 $10K --
05/21/2004, 11:15 am 1 0 $10K --
05/11/2004, 07:05 pm 0 0 $25K $10K
07/04/2003, 08:50 am 0 0 $25K $15K
03/28/2003, 12:14 pm 0 0 $10K --
08/13/2002, 03:00 pm 0 0 $15K --
08/02/2002, 12:30 am 0 0 $5K --
09/03/2001, 07:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/12/2001, 12:25 am 0 0 $50K --
09/11/2000, 01:38 pm 0 0 $25K --
09/03/2000, 07:49 am 0 0 $15K --
07/27/2000, 06:00 pm 0 0 $25K --
06/14/2000, 02:36 pm 0 0 $10K --
06/13/1999, 09:30 pm 0 0 $20K --
06/02/1999, 01:00 am 0 0 $10K --
06/18/1998, 10:25 pm 0 0 $15K --
06/18/1998, 10:22 pm 0 0 $3K --
05/31/1998, 05:07 am 0 0 $3K --
05/29/1998, 12:25 am 0 0 $10K --
05/29/1998, 12:10 am 0 0 $1K --
05/29/1998, 12:04 am 0 0 $3K --
07/14/1997, 03:10 pm 0 0 $5K --
04/05/1997, 08:40 pm 0 0 $10K --
10/29/1996, 09:42 pm 0 0 $10K --
10/29/1996, 09:24 pm 0 0 $3K --
08/23/1993, 09:13 pm 0 0 $1K --
08/05/1989, 12:15 am 0 4 -- --
07/10/1988, 02:30 pm 0 3 -- --
01/01/1912, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
01/01/1902, 12:00 am 0 0 $20K --
12/13/1901, 08:45 pm 0 0 $25K --
         



Tornados In Van Buren County, Michigan

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1998-08-06 -- 3 -- 0 0 $2K --
  1997-05-18 1 200 -- 0 1 $2M --
  1989-05-30 9 100 2 0 0 $250K --
  1989-05-30 1 100 2 0 0 $250K --
  1989-05-30 1 50 2 0 0 $25K --
  1989-05-30 6 60 1 0 0 $3K --
  1989-05-30 2 60 1 0 0 $3K --
  1986-05-17 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1983-07-21 14 200 2 1 1 $250K --
  1980-05-13 21 300 3 0 15 $3M --
  1977-06-28 9 33 1 0 0 $3K --
  1977-06-28 5 60 1 0 0 $3K --
  1976-06-15 11 67 1 0 0 $250K --
  1967-04-21 19 50 2 0 4 $250K --
  1956-05-08 1 33 2 0 0 $25K --
  1956-04-02 12 200 3 0 9 $3M --
  1956-04-02 14 400 5 0 10 $25K --
  1954-05-31 9 33 2 0 0 $250K --





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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, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Michigan

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
36,233 38,032 41,145 48,000 43,613 45,717 46,122 39,795 40,692 40,909


(updated 2014)



Jails in Van Buren County, Michigan


  • Van Buren County Jail


    205 Kalamazoo St., Paw Paw, MI 49079
    Capacity: 158
    Confined: 179
    Avg. Population: 152
    Year Built: 1905
    Year Renovated: 2001


(updated 2006)



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