Van Buren is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 842 people and just one neighborhood, Van Buren is the 331st largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in Van Buren was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Van Buren isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Van Buren are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Van Buren is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Van Buren who work in food service (16.01%), office and administrative support (15.11%) and healthcare (7.55%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Van Buren’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Van Buren has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Van Buren has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Van Buren than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Van Buren may be for you.
Van Buren is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.