Van Wert is a city located in Van Wert County Ohio. It is also the county seat of Van Wert County. With a 2020 population of 10,678, it is the 165th largest city in Ohio and the 2963rd largest city in the United States . Van Wert is currently growing at a rate of 0.01% annually but its population has decreased by -1.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,846 in 2010. Van Wert reached it's highest population of 11,323 in 1960. Spanning over 8 miles, Van Wert has a population density of 1,404 people per square mile.
The average household income in Van Wert is $56,874 with a poverty rate of 18.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $671 per month, and the median house value is $87,600. The median age in Van Wert is 39.6 years, 39.5 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.