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Van Buren County, Tennessee Facts

Facts
State Tennessee
Land area 273.4 square miles
Population Density 20.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 5,583
Population change 0.6%
Under 5 years of age 4.5%
Under 18 19.5%
65 and over 20.3%
Females 50.6%
White 97.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.2
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 0.6%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 80%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.4%
Veterans 480
Households and Housing
Households 2,097
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 92.4%
Median household income $33,547
The per capita income $19,450
Live below the poverty line. 22.5%
housing units 2,637
Multi-unit structures 3%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $77,400
Residents owning their homes. 85.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 528
Women-owned firms 23.7%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $9,185
Retail sales per capita $1,692
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0