Van Buren County is located in southeastern Iowa. The County Seat is Keosauqua and the largest city is Keosauqua. The Official Web Site is located at http://vanburencoia.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 7,468 and the 2010 census population was 7,570. The land area is 484.79 square miles and there are 15.6 persons per square mile.
98.3% of the population is White, 0.2% is Black or African American, 1.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 87.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $69,700, there are 3,023 households, an average of 2.45 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,368, the median household income is $43,181, and 16.5% of the persons in Van Buren County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $36,920, and sales per capita were $4,810.
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