Van Buren

Creating an environment for economic growth in Cass and Van Buren Counties

Fast Facts

About Van Buren County

80 Miles of Major Infrastructure


  • 40 Miles of Rail

  • 40 Miles of Interstate



There are over 300 inland lakes and ponds within the county.

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Lake Michigan


Boasting 14 miles of

Lake Michigan shoreline


The Kalamazoo-Portage MSA is ranked the 5th most affordable place to live in the U.S.


The population of Cass County is approximately 52,000

The cost of living in Cass County is 15% more affordable than the national average. 

County with more than 800 farms, small towns with rich histories, and a variety of local festivals, Cass County offers you friendly, small-town living.

Fast Facts
About CASS County


What is Economic Development?

A strong economy and community is made up of three main focus areas: People, Community, and Business.