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Van Buren County, IA Public Records

District Court
PO Box 495
Keosauqua, IA 52565 www.iowacourts.gov/About_the_Cour...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 319-293-3108
F: 319-293-3811
Couriers: 902 4th St, Courthouse
Keosauqua, IA 52565
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Ordinance
Restricted Records: No sealed, mental health, or sealed records released; will release un-sealed juvenile, marriage dissolution or DA records if after July, 2000.
Judicial Magistrates, part of the District Court, have jurisdiction over simple misdemeanors, including scheduled violations, county and municipal infractions, and small claims.

Van Buren County, IA Vital Records

Contact the Van Buren County Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Van Buren County
County Recorder
406 Dodge St
Keosauqua, IA 52565 vanburencoia.org/Recorder.html
8AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 319-293-3240
Fax: 319-293-6327
Recorded Documents

Van Buren County Vital Certificates

Van Buren County Vital Certificates

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Van Buren County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 484.82 sq mi
Population (2009): 7,679
  • Females: 49.9%
  • White: 98.4%
  • Black/African American: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.2%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 97.3%
Population Change (2000-2009): -130
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 5.2%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 14.3%
High School Graduates (2000): 82.7%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 11.8%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.41
Housing Units (2000): 3,581
Homeownership Rate (2000): 79.7%
Migration Flow to Van Buren County, IA from (2007-2008):

Van Buren County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $107,334
  • Construction: $2,435
  • Retail Trade: $4,526
  • Professional and Technical Services: $1,468
  • Healthcare: $3,564
  • Banking: $2,348
  • Retail Trade: $4,526
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $28,809
  • Farms: $16,444
  • Government: $26,221
Employed (2000): 3,760
Unemployed (2000): 143
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.2%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $25,295
Local Government Employment (2007): 607
Local Government Revenue (2007): $27,145 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $11,397 (thou. dol.)

Van Buren County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 106
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.8
Deaths (2007): 82
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.7
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 18.9

Van Buren County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 7
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 1
  • Aggravated Assault: 6
Property Crimes (2008): 98
  • Burglary: 44
  • Larceny-Theft: 52
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 2

Van Buren County Genealogy Records