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Van Buren township, IN map Land area: 24.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 2,020 (all rural)
Males: 984  (48.7%)
Females: 1,036  (51.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,988 (1,631 owner occupied, 357 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

29%


Races in Van Buren township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.0%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.0%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%

Median age of males: 35.7
Median age of females: 38.1

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Average household size: 2.62

Van Buren township:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.02

Estimated median household income in 2009: $41,632 ($38,824 in 1999)
This township:

$41,632
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $358 (lower quartile is $147, upper quartile is $439)
Here:

$358
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $82,245 (it was $69,400 in 2000)
Van Buren township:

$82,245
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,133 - $111,023

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $117,265
Here:

$117,265
State:

$155,412

In 2-unit structures: $65,587
Here:

$65,587
State:

$103,490

Mobile homes: $47,973
Here:

$47,973
State:

$33,761
Population density: 81 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

9.9%
Whole state:

9.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

2.1%
Whole state:

4.2%

Cities in this township include: Summitville.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: Musick Cemetery (1), Vinson Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stem Run (A), Vinson Drain (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

68% of Van Buren township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Indiana.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1631
  • Northeast: 20
  • Midwest: 31
  • South: 155
  • West: 24

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $70,000

Van Buren township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

32 people in nursing homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 687
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 9
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • 5 to 9: 12
  • 10 to 19: 5
  • 20 to 49: 7
  • Mobile homes: 53

Median worth of mobile homes: $17,500


Housing units in Van Buren township with a mortgage: 304 (27 second mortgage, 36 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 179

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 20
  • 1995 to 1998: 38
  • 1990 to 1994: 25
  • 1980 to 1989: 68
  • 1970 to 1979: 68
  • 1960 to 1969: 42
  • 1950 to 1959: 103
  • 1940 to 1949: 64
  • 1939 or earlier: 349

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Van Buren township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 22
  • 4 rooms: 31
  • 5 rooms: 188
  • 6 rooms: 150
  • 7 rooms: 116
  • 8 rooms: 80
  • 9 or more rooms: 16

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Van Buren township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 16
  • 3 rooms: 11
  • 4 rooms: 25
  • 5 rooms: 29
  • 6 rooms: 13
  • 7 rooms: 23
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 13

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Van Buren township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 25
  • 2 bedrooms: 200
  • 3 bedrooms: 277
  • 4 bedrooms: 73
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 28

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Van Buren township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 25
  • 2 bedrooms: 57
  • 3 bedrooms: 33
  • 4 bedrooms: 13
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 4

Cars and other vehicles available in Van Buren township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 38
  • 1 vehicle: 125
  • 2 vehicles: 284
  • 3 vehicles: 87
  • 4 vehicles: 55
  • 5 or more vehicles: 14

Cars and other vehicles available in Van Buren township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 10
  • 1 vehicle: 86
  • 2 vehicles: 30
  • 3 vehicles: 4
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Transportation equipment (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Van Buren township:

  • German (30.4%)
  • United States or American (26.8%)
  • English (11.9%)
  • Irish (7.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.1%)
  • Scottish (2.8%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 711 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 50 (6%)
  • Walked: 37 (4%)
  • Other means: 5 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 25 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

32 people in nursing homes

98.7% of residents of Van Buren township speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,836
  • In family households: 1,621 (452 male householders, 93 female householders)
    450 spouses, 531 children (468 natural, 19 adopted, 44 stepchildren), 49 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 13 other relatives, 20 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 215 (80 male householders (68 living alone)), 87 female householders (70 living alone)), 48 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 31 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 284 2-persons, 110 3-persons, 86 4-persons, 44 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 138 1-person, 19 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 2 4-persons,

405 married couples with children.
90 single-parent households (25 men, 65 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 12
Here:

5.1%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

19.4%
Indiana:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Van Buren township:

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