Van Buren, Arkansas 

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Population

23,081

54% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$39,634

Avg. Home Price

$104,500

Best Places to Live in Van Buren, Arkansas

Mid-sized city - Extreme western Arkansas at Oklahoma border in Arkansas River Valley
Pros
-Cost of living
-Nearby mountains
-Air quality
Cons
-Isolation
-Arts and culture
-Low educational attainment

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What Bert Has To Say About Fort Smith Metro Area

Fort Smith is a small town with old-west flavor located in a flat valley along the Arkansas River. Major industries include light manufacturing and natural gas, and major employers include the nearby Fort Chaffee military installation. The economy is steady with somewhat above average job-growth prospects, and the low Cost of living and median home price are probably among the biggest attractions.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Arkansas
County: Crawford County
Metro Area: Fort Smith Metro Area
City: Van Buren
Zip Codes: 72956
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 463 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Van Buren is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Van Buren jobs have increased by 2.07%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Van Buren's cost of living is 17.40% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Van Buren's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Van Buren's population is 23,081 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 54.09%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Van Buren is $104,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.45%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Van Buren public schools spend $9,764 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Van Buren. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Van Buren

It's a good time to buy in Van Buren. Home Appreciation is up 2.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Van Buren Real Estate.

The median home price in Van Buren is $104,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Van Buren   1 Reviews
Arkansas - 9/26/2007
I don't like Arkansas. It's pretty, but the pay sucks. Taxes are very high, and so are... (Read More)

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ZIP CODES IN VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS
72956