Van Wert County, Ohio Population 2018

Van Wert County, Ohio's estimated population is 28,217 with a growth rate of -1.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Van Wert County, Ohio is the 77th largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201728,217-284-1.00%
201628,5013351.19%
201628,166-123-0.43%
201528,289-19-0.07%
201428,308-23-0.08%
201328,331-287-1.00%
201228,61890.03%
201128,609-53-0.18%
201028,662-1,802-5.92%
199030,46460.02%
198030,4581,2644.33%
197029,1943541.23%
196028,8401,8696.93%
195026,9712120.79%
194026,7594861.85%
193026,273-1,937-6.87%
192028,210-909-3.12%
191029,119-1,275-4.19%
190030,3947232.44%
189029,6716,64328.85%
188023,0287,20545.53%
187015,8235,58554.55%
186010,2385,445113.60%
18504,7933,216203.93%
18401,5771,5283118.37%
1830490.00%

Van Wert County, Ohio Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White27,515
Two or More Races356
Black or African American333
Some Other Race175
Asian102
American Indian and Alaska Native20

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Van Wert County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Van Wert County, Ohio Median Age

41.4


Total

40.4


Male

42.6


Female

Van Wert County, Ohio Adults

There are 21,746 adults, (5,130 of which are seniors) in Van Wert County, Ohio.

Van Wert County, Ohio Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Van Wert County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

14,535

51.00%

Male

13,966

49.00%

Van Wert County, Ohio Households and Families

Van Wert County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Van Wert County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All76%24%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Male64.8%35.2%
Female56.1%43.9%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Van Wert County, Ohio Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,4272.4776
Married6,1932.9586.7
Non Family3,5151.265.5
Female1,1193.4256.1
Male6003.1664.8

2.95

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Van Wert County, Ohio Households

Van Wert County, Ohio Education

Van Wert County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3221.65%
9th to 12th Grade1,3276.81%
High School Graduate9,28247.62%
Some College3,35317.20%
Associates Degree1,8639.56%
Bachelors Degree2,01910.36%
Graduate Degree1,3266.80%

Van Wert County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,73417,1973,283
Hispanic45937926
Other Race1419910
Black120103
Asian816930
Multiple Races7471
Native American1818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 37.04%.

Van Wert County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,381$40,096$25,963
Less Than High School$18,438$24,250$9,375
High School Grad$30,084$36,469$22,036
Some College$32,343$41,722$25,556
Bachelors Degree$41,250$47,784$34,598
Graduate Degree$59,131$59,816$58,200

$32,381

Average Earnings

$40,096

Average Male

$25,963

Average Female

Van Wert County, Ohio Language

Van Wert County, Ohio Language by Age

Van Wert County, Ohio Language

98.03% of Van Wert County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 1.97% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Van Wert County, Ohio Poverty

Van Wert County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,4943,01911.40%
Hispanic82023728.90%
Multiple33914442.48%
Black3129931.73%
Other1752212.57%
Asian1021615.69%
Native2015.00%

12.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.85%

Male Poverty Rate

13.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Van Wert County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Van Wert County, Ohio is Multiple, with 42.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Van Wert County, Ohio is Native, with 5.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.71%.

Van Wert County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.99%
High School9.61%
Some College8.48%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%

Van Wert County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.69%
Male Unemployed31.32%
Female Employed6.76%
Male Employed4.88%

Van Wert County, Ohio Income

Van Wert County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,547$62,484
Families$60,385$73,832
Married Families$68,343$83,577
Non Families$26,710$34,020

Van Wert County, Ohio Marital Status

Van Wert County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Van Wert County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

Van Wert County, Ohio Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Van Wert County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Van Wert County, Ohio Veterans

Van Wert County, Ohio Veterans by War

2,138

Number of Veterans

2,044

Male Veterans

94

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam844
First Gulf War318
Second Gulf War277
Korea161
World War II113

Van Wert County, Ohio Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74590
55 to 64489
35 to 54426
75+425
18 to 34208

Van Wert County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0379.61%
Hispanic6613.10%
Black4622.22%
Other2215.28%
Indian1794.44%
2 or More1211.65%
Asian44.55%

Van Wert County, Ohio Veterans by Education

5.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Van Wert County, Ohio Employment Status

Van Wert County, Ohio Employment by Age

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Van Wert County, Ohio Employment by Race

Van Wert County, Ohio Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Van Wert County, Ohio

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Van Wert1084610728-118-1.09%
Delphos 71046995-109-1.53%
Convoy10851064-21-1.94%
Ohio City705686-19-2.70%
Middle Point576560-16-2.78%
Willshire397383-14-3.53%
Scott 286279-7-2.45%
Wren194191-3-1.55%
Venedocia124122-2-1.61%
Elgin5756-1-1.75%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990