Van Buren, Arkansas

Population 22,914

Van Buren is located in Crawford County, AR. The population is 22,914, making Van Buren the largest city in Crawford County.

There are 12 public schools in Van Buren with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Van Buren is moderate , and there are 16 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Van Buren is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Van Buren property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Van Buren include Van Buren Township, Dora Township and Upper Township.

Van Buren Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 15%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 67.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 17.1%

Crime Rate

31.79% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 261
  • Violent Crimes: 492
  • Robbery: 29
  • Burglary: 626
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

48.42% Lower than national avg.
  • 16 offenders in Van Buren
  • 6.98 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

127 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 10
  • Superfunds: 5
  • Tanks & Spills: 112


Moderate 3.2%
  • Arkansas unemployment average: 3.5%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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12 Public Schools view public schools

There are 12 K-12 public schools in Van Buren, AR and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Van Buren's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.
1 Private School

Van Buren Christian Academy

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25 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Van Buren, AR issued 25 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Van Buren, AR issued 55 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $570
  • 1 Bedroom: $577
  • 2 Bedrooms: $757
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,053
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,190

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Environmental Hazards

127 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (292/314)
    Van Buren, AR has 92.99% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Van Buren, AR is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.39 Average
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 40.32°
  • February 44.3°
  • March 56.53°
  • April 63.05°
  • May 70.86°
  • June 81.1°
  • July 85.07°
  • August 83.74°
  • September 74.55°
  • October 63°
  • November 53.42°
  • December 37.67°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Van Buren, AR

Van Buren, AR has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Van Buren, AR has no risk of hurricanes.
Van Buren, AR has a very high risk of hail storms.
Van Buren, AR has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Van Buren, AR: $40,193


Unemployment in Van Buren is 3.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.5% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 43.69%
White Collar - 56.31%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Asa Hutchinson
  • Sen. John Boozman
  • Sen. Tom Cotton

City Representatives

  • Steve Womack

Neighborhood Info

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18 FCC Towers view all

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