MS

National Population : 333,590,059
Mississippi State Population : 3,106,550

About Van Buren, MS

Van Buren, MS is located in Itawamba County in the state of Mississippi.

The total City Population for Van Buren is about 1,992 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 8,001.

The Average Home Value is $86,800.00, which is roughly 5% lower than the Average Home Value of $91,745.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 54% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $42,230.00, which is roughly 7% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,280.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 27% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Van Buren is about .

Mississippi is ranked #50 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 8.08 out of 100.

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Voting

Itawamba County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 86.77% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 87.24%
Democratic: 11.54%
Libertarian: 0.73%
Other: 0.35%
Green: 0.14%


Nearby Locations

Shannon, MS (6.17 mi.)
Egypt, MS (8.84 mi.)
Okolona, MS (8.84 mi.)
Amory, MS (10.98 mi.)
Tupelo, MS (12.81 mi.)
Smithville, MS (13.60 mi.)
Mooreville, MS (14.14 mi.)
Aberdeen, MS (17.13 mi.)
Belden, MS (17.43 mi.)
Fulton, MS (18.16 mi.)
Prairie, MS (18.61 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 38858
Latitude : 34.104980
Longitude : -88.550828
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 310 ft.
Area Code(s) : 662

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.62
Male Population Estimate : 43.58%
Female Population Estimate : 46.11%
Median Age : 37.9
Male Median Age : 36.6
Female Median Age : 38.9

White Population Estimate : 69.70%
Black Population Estimate : 19.46%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.80%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.12%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.06%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.44%
Other Population Estimate : 0.47%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Van Buren specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Itawamba County: About 6 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2014)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Itawamba County: About 107 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Itawamba County is about 36% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 63% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.