Van Buren County MI Information


Van Buren County Subdivisions

Van Buren County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 76,230
Daytime Population: Workers 26,180
Daytime Population: Residents 42,042
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 68,222
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 75,353
Population in Familes 62,121
Population in Group Qrtrs 877
Population Density2 126
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $47,174
Average Household Income $61,113
Per Capita Income $23,460


Total Housing Units 37,125 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,069 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,794 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,262 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $135,393
Average Home Value $175,367


Total Households 28,863
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 20,127
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.01% -0.01%
Households -0.03% -0.03%
Families -0.21% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.85%


Van Buren County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Van Buren County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 26 70th
Population Density # 28 67th
Diversity Index # 13 86th
Median Household Income # 32 63rd
Per Capita Income # 54 36th

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