Van Buren, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 812 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.2%
 
Males: 402  (49.6%)
Females: 410  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 46991.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,812 (it was $36,719 in 2000)
Van Buren:

$48,812
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,438 (it was $14,403 in 2000)

Van Buren town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $68,518 (it was $56,200 in 2000)
Van Buren:

$68,518
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $73,377; detached houses: $75,654; mobile homes: $48,080

Median gross rent in 2019: $798.

March 2019 cost of living index in Van Buren: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.3%
(22.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Van Buren, IN (2019)
    • 87797.8%White alone
    • 101.1%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Hispanic

Races in Van Buren detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Van Buren, Indiana as of September 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Van Buren is 148 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (29.1%), American (20.2%), Irish (14.4%), English (11.0%), European (2.8%), British (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 1,389 people per square mile   (low).

Van Buren, Indiana map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.2%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $435 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $349 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (30.0 miles , pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (37.6 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (141.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Landess, IN (1.7 miles),
Warren, IN (2.5 miles ),
Mount Etna, IN (3.0 miles),
Marion, IN (3.1 miles ),
Gas City, IN (3.2 miles ),
Upland, IN (3.2 miles ),
Jonesboro, IN (3.4 miles ),
La Fontaine, IN (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.62 N, Longitude: 85.51 W

Area code: 765

Distribution of median household income in Van Buren, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Van Buren, IN in 2019
Van Buren satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Indiana:

4.9%
Most common industries in Van Buren, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Food (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (15.5%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Food (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Van Buren, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Cashiers (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)

Average climate in Van Buren, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Van Buren, Indiana average temperatures Van Buren, Indiana average precipitation Van Buren, Indiana humidity Van Buren, Indiana wind speed Van Buren, Indiana snowfall Van Buren, Indiana sunshine Van Buren, Indiana clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 45.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Van Buren-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 106% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/6/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the Van Buren town center killed one person and injured 31 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 7.0 miles away from the town center killed 25 people and injured 835 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Van Buren-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 196.3 miles away from Van Buren center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 186.6 miles away from Van Buren center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 196.3 miles away from Van Buren center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 177.3 miles away from Van Buren center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 218.8 miles away from Van Buren center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Van Buren topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Van Buren:

  • HERITAGE POINTE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WARREN, IN)
  • MARION GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; MARION, IN)
  • GRANT-BLACKFORD MENTAL HEALTH, INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MARION, IN)
  • ANGELS OF MERCY HOMECARE PLUS (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MARION, IN)
  • VA N. INDIANA HEALTHCARE SYSTEM - MARION (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 10 miles away; MARION, IN)
  • EMILY E FLINN COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MARION, IN)
  • FLINN COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MARION, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Van Buren:

  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 11 miles; Marion, IN; Full-time enrollment: 13,681)
  • Taylor University (about 11 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Ball State University (about 30 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 35 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Anderson University (about 36 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 37 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 38 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)

Public elementary/middle school in Van Buren:

  • EASTBROOK NORTH ELEMENTARY (Location: 504 S FIRST ST, Grades: KG-6)

Library in Van Buren:

  • VAN BUREN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $97,363; Location: 115 SOUTH FIRST STREET; 20,625 books; 4,754 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 80 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Van Buren Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Masonic Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Roods Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Jared Lee - Artist.

Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.5%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Van Buren (2011 data):

  • MarkleBank: Van Buren Branch at 210 North First Street, branch established on 2005/05/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $344.9 mil, Deposits: $275.7 mil, headquarters in Markle, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Alliance Banks, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Van Buren:

Marital status in Van Buren, IN
  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 21.0%

For population 25 years and over in Van Buren:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Indiana average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Van Buren
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Van Buren, IN (based on Grant County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,94273
Mainline Protestant8,99547
Catholic2,3282
Black Protestant1,2676
Other5282
None42,001-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Grant County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Grant County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Grant County:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Here:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grant County:

9.7%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

30.1%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Grant County:

16.4%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Van Buren:

46.5%
Indiana:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

36.7%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Van Buren:

28.6%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.6%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.5
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

39.0%
Indiana:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

56.5%
Indiana:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.6%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Van Buren, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,441$38,6460$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,614$43,3680$0
Financial Administration 1$3,543$42,5160$0
Water Supply 1$3,501$42,0120$0
Sewerage 1$3,242$38,9040$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$920
Totals for Government 6$20,340$40,6801$920

Van Buren government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($23.40)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $400,000 ($492.61)
    Central Staff Services: $370,000 ($455.67)
    General - Other: $179,000 ($220.44)
    Sewerage: $155,000 ($190.89)
    Water Utilities: $135,000 ($166.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000 ($48.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($35.71)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($24.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $169,000 ($208.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $26,000 ($32.02)

Van Buren government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $391,000 ($481.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $38,000 ($46.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000 ($19.70)
    Highways: $7,000 ($8.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($2.46)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $213,000 ($262.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $487,000 ($599.75)
    Other: $437,000 ($538.18)
    Highways: $31,000 ($38.18)
    General Local Government Support: $23,000 ($28.33)
  • Tax - Property: $279,000 ($343.60)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.23)

Van Buren government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,785,000 ($3429.80)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,785,000 ($3429.80)

Van Buren government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,000 ($36.95)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $714,000 ($879.31)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $852,000 ($1049.26)

3.96% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Madison County, IN  0.30% ($28,400 average AGI)
from Miami County, IN  0.24% ($28,172)
from Blackford County, IN  0.23% ($29,875)


5.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,513 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madison County, IN  0.38% ($32,326 average AGI)
to Marion County, IN  0.36% ($37,011)
to Allen County, IN  0.30% ($45,743)

Businesses in Van Buren, IN

  • Circle K: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Van Buren:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGOM (860 AM; 1 kW; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBAT (1400 AM; 1 kW; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WONO (1380 AM; 5 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Van Buren:

  • WMRI (106.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WCJC (99.3 FM; VAN BUREN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WBSW (90.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W299AJ (107.7 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WHTY (93.5 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WKUZ (95.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: UPPER WABASH BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNUY (100.1 FM; BLUFFTON, IN; Owner: WELLS COUNTY RADIO CORP.)
  • WJOT-FM (105.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF WABASH, INC.)
  • WCKZ (94.1 FM; ROANOKE, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLAB (88.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA DISTTRICT OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH - MO SYNOD, INC.)
  • WARU-FM (101.9 FM; ROANN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WWKI (100.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXKE (102.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, IN; Owner: TAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTUR (89.7 FM; UPLAND, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WHCI (88.1 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: BLACKFORD COUNTY SCHOOL CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Van Buren:

  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: WPTA-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: NVG-FORT WAYNE II, LLC)
  • WFWA (Channel 39; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)

Van Buren fatal accident list:

Aug 13, 2017 07:12 PM, Cr-450 N, Cr-600 E, Lat: 40.617850, Lon: -85.561156, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 12, 2014 10:00 PM, Cr-200 N, Lat: 40.580911, Lon: -85.517861, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 5, 2013 02:25 PM, I-69, Lat: 40.532822, Lon: -85.550056, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 5, 2011 06:56 PM, I-69, Lat: 40.628372, Lon: -85.522044, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Nov 2, 2008 10:58 AM, Sr-5, Cr-600, Lat: 40.639750, Lon: -85.505910, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 4, 2006 04:30 AM, Cr- 400, Cr- 1100, Lat: 40.493740, Lon: -85.464580, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 121ft / 37.0mTotal length
  • $450,000Total costs
  • 71,905Total average daily traffic
  • 23,529Total average daily truck traffic
  • 99,938Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Van Buren, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Van Buren, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Van Buren)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Water Plant;201 North First Street (Lat: 40.618056 Lon: -85.506111), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPUC636,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.137 MHz, Grant Date: 02/04/2002, Expiration Date: 02/04/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/07/2012, Certifier: Tony E Manny, Registrant: Us Filter Control Systems Inc, 6819 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55439, Phone: (952) 996-9442, Fax: (952) 941-9502, Email:
  • Water Plant;201 North First Street (Lat: 40.618056 Lon: -85.506111), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPUD763,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.137 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2002, Expiration Date: 02/12/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2004, Certifier: Dan Winjum, Registrant: Butler Fairman And Seufert Inc, 8450 Westfield Boulevard Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46240-8302, Phone: (317) 713-4615, Fax: (317) 713-4616, Email:
  • Water Plant 201 N First St (Lat: 40.618056 Lon: -85.506111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WPZA579,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, Grant Date: 12/15/2003, Expiration Date: 12/15/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2004, Certifier: Michele M Sexton, Registrant: Butler Fairman And Seufert Inc, 8450 Westfield Boulevard Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46240-8302, Phone: (317) 713-4615, Fax: (317) 713-4616, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Van Buren S, 301 South Washington St (Lat: 40.615556 Lon: -85.503417), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQQU286,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2013, Expiration Date: 03/04/2023, Certifier: Gregg A Ballinger, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • Van Buren North, Lat: 40.621694 Lon: -85.506556, Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 40.6 m, Call Sign: WQVQ276,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/14/2015, Expiration Date: 04/14/2025, Certifier: Gregg A Ballinger, Registrant: Eastern Indiana Wifi,Inc., 5003 S 800 E, Upland, IN 46989, Phone: (765) 998-6192, Fax: (765) 998-6192, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA9HDG, Licensee ID: L00428143, Grant Date: 09/23/2011, Expiration Date: 12/06/2021, Registrant: Charles R Rodecap, 6602 N. 900 E., Van Buren, IN 46991
  • Call Sign: KB7WFU, Licensee ID: L00163278, Grant Date: 12/29/1994, Expiration Date: 07/06/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2002, Certifier: William R Brown, Registrant: William R Brown, 4132 N 600 E, Van Buren, IN 46991
  • Call Sign: KB9UOS, Licensee ID: L00162668, Grant Date: 01/29/2009, Expiration Date: 04/29/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2021, Certifier: Brent A Kennedy, Registrant: Brent A Kennedy, 3053 N 1100 E, Van Buren, IN 46991
  • Call Sign: N9ICE, Previous Call Sign: KB7WFU, Licensee ID: L00163278, Grant Date: 09/14/2002, Expiration Date: 09/14/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/16/2014, Certifier: William R Brown, Registrant: William R Brown, 4132 N 600 E, Van Buren, IN 46991

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE INDUSTRIES DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 44616, N44616, N-44616, Serial Number: 4868, Airworthiness Date: 01/26/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 09/06/2012
    Registrant (Corporation): Brankle Farms Inc, 5450 E 550 N, Van Buren, IN 46991
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/14/2018

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 10. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 28 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Van Buren, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.6%), and Outside Fires (32.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Van Buren, IN
    • 8350.6%Structure Fires
    • 5432.9%Outside Fires
    • 159.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 127.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Van Buren, IN
Most common first names in Van Buren, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1672.2 years
Robert1573.9 years
John1378.9 years
William1277.0 years
Charles977.7 years
Francis877.1 years
Clarence871.7 years
James777.1 years
George779.3 years
Donald766.3 years
Most common last names in Van Buren, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Losure983.8 years
Doyle971.9 years
Lee874.9 years
Baker880.7 years
Endsley883.8 years
Smith878.6 years
Banter771.5 years
Miller776.0 years
Cochran778.6 years
Duckwall683.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Van Buren, IN
  • 69.7%Utility gas
  • 27.2%Electricity
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Van Buren, IN
  • 51.8%Electricity
  • 48.2%Utility gas


Van Buren compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Van Buren on our top lists:

  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people leaving home to go to work at strange times (12 PM - 5 AM) (population 500+)"
There are no pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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