Also See: Van Buren, ME ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Van Buren Census Designated Place had a population of 1,781 as of July 1, 2020. Van Buren ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Van Buren is located at latitude 47.1573 and longitude -67.9353 in Aroostook County. The formal boundaries for the Van Buren Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. Aroostook County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 482 feet.
The Van Buren Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377964) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Van Buren: Ruisseau a Violettes.
|Total Population||1,781 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,724 (96.8%)|
|Population in Families||1,211 (68.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||57 ( 3.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$28,577|
|Average Household Income||$44,839|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$22,112|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,020 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||498 (48.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||389 (38.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||133 (13.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$75,735|
|Average Home Value||$105,422|
|Housing Affordability Index3||191|
|Average Household Size||1.94|
|Average Family Size||2|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.29%|
|Per Capita Income||2.24%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.86%|
The table below compares Van Buren to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 72||45th|
|Population Density||# 77||42nd|
|Median Household Income||# 130||1st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 95||73rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 116||12th|
|Diversity Index||# 105||22nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.