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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Van Buren is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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
Overall, Van Buren’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Van Buren has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Van Buren a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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.