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Van Buren, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Van Buren is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hancock County at latitude 41.1387 and longitude -83.6494. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 768 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Van Buren, but most people and references simply refer to it as Van Buren, Ohio.

The P1 Census Class Code for Van Buren indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Van Buren (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Van Buren: Vanburen.

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Van Buren, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 325
Population in Households 325
Population in Familes 291
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,259
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 119
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 97
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (79.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $161,842
Average Home Value $185,644


Median Household Income $60,210
Average Household Income $73,275
Per Capita Income $26,682
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.22% 0.12%
Households 0.0% 0.33%
Families -0.24% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Van Buren, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Van Buren to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 974 19th
Population Density1 # 598 50th
Diversity Index2 # 481 60th
Median Household Income # 227 81st
Per Capita Income # 329 73rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.