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Van Buren County, Michigan Facts

Facts
State Michigan
Land area 607.5 square miles
Population Density 125.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 75,455
Population change -1.1%
Under 5 years of age 6.3%
Under 18 24.3%
65 and over 15.4%
Females 50.6%
White 91.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 10.8
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 2.4%
Black or African American 4.2%
Native American 1.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17.9%
Veterans 6,290
Households and Housing
Households 28,374
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.7%
Median household income $45,129
The per capita income $21,732
Live below the poverty line. 19.4%
housing units 36,516
Multi-unit structures 12%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $118,700
Residents owning their homes. 78%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 5,837
Women-owned firms 27.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0.7%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $556,714
Retail sales per capita $7,145
Manufacturers shipments $1,312,898
Merchant wholesaler sales $0