Van Buren, Arkansas 

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Population

23,135

+4.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$39,634

Median Home Price

$110,900

Best Places to Live in Van Buren, Arkansas

Mid-sized city - Extreme western Arkansas at Oklahoma border in Arkansas River Valley. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Van Buren, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Nearby mountains
-Air quality
Cons
-Isolation
-Arts and culture
-Low educational attainment

Local Listings in Van Buren
 $199,900 
1400 N 10th St
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 3017 SqFt
 $114,900 
3721 Kingsberry Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1170 SqFt
 $595,000 
6819 Kibler Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 5 | 4200 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Van Buren
Zip Codes: 72956
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 463 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Van Buren is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Van Buren jobs have decreased by 1.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Van Buren's cost of living is 23.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Van Buren's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Van Buren, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Crawford county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Van Buren's population is 23,135 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Van Buren is $110,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.0%. 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Van Buren

It's a good time to buy in Van Buren. Home Appreciation is up 4.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Van Buren Real Estate

The median home price in Van Buren is $110,900. 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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NEW LISTINGS IN VAN BUREN
$199,900
1400 N 10th St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$114,900
3721 Kingsberry Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$595,000
6819 Kibler Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 5

$656,900
1301 River Overlook Loop
Bed 5 | Bath 5

$295,000
1204 Breckenridge Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$168,300
1720 Red Oak Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$30,500
412 N 15th St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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