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People

Total Population 867
Male Share of the Population 51.7%
Female Share of the Population 48.3%
Senior Citizens 22.7%
Employed Population 16+ 407
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 43.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,404
% Above Poverty Level 83.9%
% Below Poverty Level 16.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.7%
Median Gross Rent $688
Median House Value $61,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.6%
US/American 0%
English 11.6%
Irish 13.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Van Buren Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles N of Muncie, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 68 miles NE of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Grant
Standard Zip Codes 46991
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.617
Longitude -85.504

Van Buren Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MARION 2 N
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
Station PORTLAND 1 SW
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station HARTFORD CITY 4 ESE
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Van Buren, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Landess (46991)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Gas City 6,046 $44,841
Jonesboro 1,621 $45,893
Marion 29,075 $39,801
Mount Etna 97 $63,000
Upland 3,883 $63,920
Warren 1,511 $51,667

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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115 S 1ST ST
Van Buren, Indiana
(765) 934-2171
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