Van Buren is a county situated in the Detroit and Ann Arbor metropolitan areas, which is part of Michigan, United States.
Van Buren is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several louder sections, especially around the airport (Willow Run Airport), Interstate 275, Detroit Industrial Expressway or one of the railway lines. Access to public green spaces from numerous locations in the county, including Victory Park and Lower Huron Metropark, is occasionally difficult since they are spread out sparsely. Still, there are approximately 10 parks nearby for residents to visit.
In Van Buren, around 55% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. The average year of construction for properties in this county is 1983. This county has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 70% of the population of this county own their home whereas the rest are renters.
There are only a very small number of high schools and primary schools in Van Buren and consequently they can be a very long walk away. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. As far as eating is concerned, accessing one of approximately 10 supermarkets on foot is practical for some, but not all, house buyers in Van Buren. There are also a few opportunities for those who cherish restaurants in close proximity.
Moving around by car is very convenient in Van Buren. Parking is quite easy. On the other hand, traveling on foot is not very practical for home buyers in Van Buren because running common errands is difficult by walking.