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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    D
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    B-
Van Buren is a town in Maine with a population of 1,985. Van Buren is in Aroostook County. Living in Van Buren offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Van Buren and residents tend to lean conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$62,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$514
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$26,641
National
$55,322
Children
11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%
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Van Buren Reviews

1 review
Van Buren is a quite nice little town that I live in. I am 18 years old still living with my parents in Van Buren Maine.
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