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Van Buren County, MI Public Records

36th Circuit Court - Paw Paw
212 Paw Paw St #101
Paw Paw, MI 49079 http://www.vbco.org/vbcfoc.asp
Hours: 8:30AM-5PM EST
P: 269-657-8218 ext. 6
F: 269-657-8298
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $25,000, Family
Restricted Records: No suppressed, sex offender records released
7th District Courtt - Paw Paw
212 Paw Paw St, Ste 130
Paw Paw, MI 49079 https://www.vbco.org/districtcourt.as
Hours: 9AM-4:30PM EST
P: 269-657-8222
F: 269-657-8223
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Restricted Records: No suppressed records released
7th District Court - South Haven
PO Box 311
South Haven, MI 49090 https://www.vbco.org/districtcourt.as
Hours: 8:30AM-4:45PM EST
P: 269-637-5258
F: 269-639-4517
Couriers: 1007 E Wells
South Haven, MI 49090
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Restricted Records: No suppressed, juvenile, sex offenders, mental health, or adoption records released
Probate Court - Paw Paw
212 Paw Paw St, Ste 220
Paw Paw, MI 49079 https://www.vbco.org/probate_court.as
Hours: 8:30AM-5PM EST
P: 269-657-8225
F: 269-657-7573
Jurisdiction: Probate, Civil

Van Buren County, MI Vital Records

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

Van Buren County
County Register of Deeds
219 Paw Paw St, #102
Admin & Land Svcs Bldg, 1st Fl
Paw Paw, MI 49079 https://www.vbco.org/registerofdeeds.
8:30AM-5PM EST
Phone: 269-657-8242
Fax: 269-657-8285

Van Buren County Vital Certificates

Van Buren County Vital Certificates

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Van Buren County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 610.86 sq mi
Population (2009): 78,227
  • Females: 50.3%
  • White: 92.2%
  • Black/African American: 4.5%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 10.2%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 82.6%
Population Change (2000-2009): 1,964
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 3.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 8.9%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 15%
High School Graduates (2000): 78.9%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 14.3%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.66
Housing Units (2000): 33,975
Homeownership Rate (2000): 79.6%
Migration Flow to Van Buren County, MI from (2007-2008):

Van Buren County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $1,117,374
  • Construction: $39,771
  • Retail Trade: $83,919
  • Professional and Technical Services: $95,999
  • Healthcare: $55,193
  • Banking: $43,089
  • Retail Trade: $83,919
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $25,987
  • Manufacturing: $201,362
  • Farms: $36,638
  • Government: $271,093
Employed (2000): 35,625
Unemployed (2000): 2,209
Unemployment Rate (2009): 12.7%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $26,987
Local Government Employment (2007): 5,049
Local Government Revenue (2007): $296,405 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $286,891 (thou. dol.)

Van Buren County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 1,106
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.2
Deaths (2007): 724
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.3
Infant Deaths (2007): 6
  • Per 1,000 population: 5.4

Van Buren County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 263
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 3
  • Forcible rape: 59
  • Robbery: 16
  • Aggravated Assault: 185
Property Crimes (2008): 2,231
  • Burglary: 508
  • Larceny-Theft: 1,559
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 164

Van Buren County Genealogy Records

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