Van Buren County is located in north central Arkansas. The County Seat is Clinton and the largest city is Clinton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.vanburencountyar.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 16,851 and the 2010 census population was 17,294. The land area is 708.14 square miles and there are 24.4 persons per square mile.
96.1% of the population is White, 0.7% is Black or African American, 2.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.9% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 81.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $86,700, there are 7,063 households, an average of 2.40 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,782, the median household income is $32,517, and 24.5% of the persons in Van Buren County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,819. Retail sales (in $1000) were $152,073, and sales per capita were $9,238.
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