Van Buren, Missouri


Van Buren, Missouri

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Van Buren, Missouri
settlement_type = City
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map_caption = Location of Van Buren, Missouri


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Missouri
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Carter
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area_total_km2 = 5.2
area_land_km2 = 5.2
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 2.0
area_land_sq_mi = 2.0
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 845
population_density_km2 = 163.2
population_density_sq_mi = 422.6

timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
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elevation_m = 144
elevation_ft = 472
latd = 37 |latm = 0 |lats = 13 |latNS = N
longd = 91 |longm = 0 |longs = 55 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 63965
area_code = 573
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blank_info = 29-75580GR|2
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blank1_info = 0752687GR|3
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Van Buren is a city in Carter County, Missouri, United States. The population was 845 at the 2000 census, at which time it was a town. It is the county seat of Carter CountyGR|6. The city was organized in 1830 and was named for United States Secretary of State (and later President) Martin Van Buren.

Geography

Van Buren is located at coor dms|37|0|13|N|91|0|55|W|city (37.003594, -91.015230)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 845 people, 390 households, and 223 families residing in the town. The population density was 422.6 people per square mile (163.1/km²). There were 440 housing units at an average density of 220.0/sq mi (84.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.69% White, 0.36% African American, 0.83% Native American, and 2.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.30% of the population.

There were 390 households out of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.1% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.8% were non-families. 40.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.76.

In the town the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 22.2% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 26.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 80.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $19,766, and the median income for a family was $31,154. Males had a median income of $29,250 versus $17,981 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,061. About 17.7% of families and 25.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.3% of those under age 18 and 25.1% of those age 65 or over.

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