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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Housing
    B
  3. Nightlife
    B-
  4. Good for Families
    C-
  5. Diversity
    C
  6. Jobs
    C-
  7. Weather
    C+
  8. Cost of Living
    A-
  9. Health & Fitness
    C+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    C
  11. Commute
    A-
Van Buren County is located in Iowa with a population of 7,223. In Van Buren County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Van Buren County and residents tend to be conservative.
Population
7,223

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$90,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$549
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Van Buren County

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$47,083
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Van Buren County

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