96.1% white Van Buren County fell hard for Donald Trump.
3rd party votes: 22.3%in 1992, 12.2% in 1996; 5.2% in 2016
(Alabama segregationist George Wallace received 6.3% of the vote in 1968)
Trump received 362 more votes than he did in 2016, a 13% increase.
Biden received 30 more votes than Clinton did in 2016, an increase of 3%.
Trump's share of the vote increased by 4.5 percentage points. Biden decreased Clinton's share of the vote by 0.6 percentage points.
Des Moines Register, 3/30/2023
The population of Van Buren County has decreased 60% from its 1870 peak of 17,672.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts
Percentage of population 25 and older with a bachelor's degree:
- 16.3% - Van Buren County
- 29.7% - Iowa
- 33.7% - U.S.
Percentage of population 65 and older:
- 22.2% - Van Buren County
- 17.7% - Iowa
- 16.8% - U.S.
Pocahontas County. (3/31/2023)
Ida County. (3/31/2023)
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