Van Wert County, Ohio Population 2018

Van Wert County, Ohio's estimated population is 28,217 with a growth rate of 0.18% 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
201728,262450.16%
201728,217510.18%
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
White27,254
Two or More Races382
Black or African American339
Some Other Race139
Asian91
American Indian and Alaska Native57

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Van Wert County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Van Wert County, Ohio Median Age

41.4


Total

40.5


Male

42.6


Female

Van Wert County, Ohio Adults

There are 21,616 adults, (5,046 of whom are seniors) in Van Wert County, Ohio.

Van Wert County, Ohio Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Van Wert County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

14,395

50.93%

Male

13,867

49.07%

Van Wert County, Ohio Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Van Wert County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All74.8%25.2%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
Male56.3%43.7%
Female55.5%44.5%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Van Wert County, Ohio Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,5032.4374.8
Married6,1622.986.4
Non Family3,3371.1764.7
Female1,2193.2455.5
Male7852.8556.3

2.84

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

7.4%

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 Grade3221.66%
9th to 12th Grade1,2166.28%
High School Graduate9,14847.27%
Some College3,49818.07%
Associates Degree1,99610.31%
Bachelors Degree1,99910.33%
Graduate Degree1,1746.07%

Van Wert County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,55517,1323,119
Hispanic47139324
Black161137
Other Race117876
Multiple Races8881
Asian756524
Native American2525

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 32.00%.

Van Wert County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,078$40,422$26,822
Less Than High School$20,873$21,786$12,143
High School Grad$30,670$37,522$21,901
Some College$33,391$43,280$27,063
Bachelors Degree$40,224$49,013$35,587
Graduate Degree$59,447$70,083$57,614

$33,078

Average Earnings

$40,422

Average Male

$26,822

Average Female

Van Wert County, Ohio Language

Van Wert County, Ohio Language by Age

Van Wert County, Ohio Language

98.16% of Van Wert County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 1.84% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.84% of the population.

Van Wert County, Ohio Poverty

Van Wert County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,3343,11411.83%
Hispanic85126030.55%
Multiple37014739.73%
Black3168025.32%
Native574680.70%
Other1392115.11%
Asian9188.79%

12.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.72%

Male Poverty Rate

13.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Van Wert County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Van Wert County, Ohio is Native, with 80.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Van Wert County, Ohio is Asian, with 8.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.89%.

Van Wert County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.72%
High School11.66%
Some College7.25%
Bachelors or Greater3.58%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.97%
Male Unemployed28.76%
Female Employed7.73%
Male Employed5.58%

Van Wert County, Ohio Income

Van Wert County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,974$63,945
Families$60,776$74,341
Married Families$71,085$86,304
Non Families$27,671$34,532

Van Wert County, Ohio Marital Status

Van Wert County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Van Wert County, Ohio Veterans

Van Wert County, Ohio Veterans by War

1,893

Number of Veterans

1,802

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam747
First Gulf War305
Second Gulf War262
Korea129
World War II99

Van Wert County, Ohio Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74559
35 to 54446
55 to 64376
75+353
18 to 34159

Van Wert County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8078.59%
Hispanic5610.55%
Black5021.46%
Other2117.36%
2 or More119.65%
Asian44.88%

Van Wert County, Ohio Veterans by Education

8.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Van Wert County, Ohio Employment Status

Van Wert County, Ohio Employment by Age

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

5.3%

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