Van Buren is a census-designated place (CDP) in the
town of Van Buren in Aroostook County, Maine, United States.
The population was 2,369 at the 2000 census
Van Buren is located at (47.164914, -67.941008).
According to the United
States Census Bureau
, the CDP has a total area of
4.2 square miles
), all land.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 2,369
people, 1,005 households, and 627 families residing in the CDP. The
people per square mile (218.3/km²). There were 1,119 housing units
at an average density of 267.2/sq mi (103.1/km²). The racial
makeup of the CDP was 98.78% White
, 0.13% Black
or African American
, 0.21% Native American
, 0.04% from other races
, and 0.68% from two
or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 0.55%
of the population.
There were 1,005 households out of which 24.6% had children under
the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples
living together, 9.5% had a female
householder with no husband present, and 37.6% were non-families.
33.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.1% had
someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average
household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.69.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 18.8% under the age
of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 28.1% from 45 to
64, and 23.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was
46 years. For every 100 females there were 87.0 males. For every
100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.9 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $19,441, and the
median income for a family was $30,870. Males had a median income
of $27,917 versus $19,958 for females. The per capita income
for the CDP was $13,225.
About 16.1% of families and 23.2% of the population were below the
, including 31.0% of those
under age 18 and 12.7% of those age 65 or over.