Van Wert County, Ohio Population 2020

Van Wert County, Ohio's estimated population is 28,291 with a growth rate of 0.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Van Wert County, Ohio is the 76th largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201828,281-10-0.04%
201728,2911140.40%
201628,177-148-0.52%
201528,325-7-0.02%
201428,332-16-0.06%
201328,348-287-1.00%
201228,635120.04%
201128,623-54-0.19%
201028,677-1,787-5.87%
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%

How Many People Live in Van Wert County, Ohio?

28,291

Van Wert County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,21196.22%
Two or More Races4071.44%
Black or African American3441.22%
Some Other Race1660.59%
Asian950.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.21%

Van Wert County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2020

Van Wert County, Ohio Median Age

40.9


Total

40.3


Male

42


Female

Van Wert County, Ohio Adults

There are 21,641 adults, (5,125 of whom are seniors) in Van Wert County, Ohio.

Van Wert County, Ohio Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Van Wert County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

14,390

50.88%

Male

13,891

49.12%

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%
All74.7%25.3%
Non Family64.3%35.7%
Male55.4%44.6%
Female52.9%47.1%

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,4192.4574.7
Married6,1392.9386.7
Non Family3,3961.1764.3
Female1,1083.2952.9
Male7763.0755.4

2.88

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Van Wert County, Ohio Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3491.80%
9th to 12th Grade1,3877.17%
High School Graduate8,92346.12%
Some College3,56118.41%
Associates Degree1,99610.32%
Bachelors Degree2,08610.78%
Graduate Degree1,0455.40%

Van Wert County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,54316,9373,073
Hispanic49239129
Black155138
Other Race121925
Multiple Races8378
Asian766724
Native American3232

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 asian people with a rate of 31.58%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,223$41,788$28,680
Less Than High School$22,988$27,024$13,125
High School Grad$31,843$40,078$22,570
Some College$35,550$45,691$30,160
Bachelors Degree$43,165$54,671$40,694
Graduate Degree$58,400$70,536$52,552

$35,223

Average Earnings

$41,788

Average Male

$28,680

Average Female

Van Wert County, Ohio Language

Van Wert County, Ohio Language by Age

Van Wert County, Ohio Language

98.14% of Van Wert County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 1.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

Van Wert County, Ohio Poverty

Van Wert County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,2192,73210.42%
Hispanic90825327.86%
Multiple3969925.00%
Black3358124.18%
Native583763.79%
Other166127.23%
Asian9566.32%

11.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.91%

Male Poverty Rate

12.32%

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 63.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Van Wert County, Ohio is Asian, with 6.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.16%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.64%
High School10.44%
Some College6.81%
Bachelors or Greater4.40%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.81%
Male Unemployed13.88%
Female Employed7.54%
Male Employed4.23%

Van Wert County, Ohio Income

Van Wert County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,754$65,454
Families$63,277$76,661
Married Families$72,482$87,851
Non Families$26,716$34,574

Van Wert County, Ohio Marital Status

Van Wert County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Van Wert County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Van Wert County, Ohio Veterans

1,846

Number of Veterans

1,744

Male Veterans

102

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam739
First Gulf War255
Second Gulf War248
Korea113
World War II65
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7888.51%
Hispanic529.08%
Black2811.16%
2 or More1310.24%
Other129.16%
Asian55.88%

$Van Wert County, Ohio Veterans by Education

6.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Van Wert County, Ohio Employment Status

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Van Wert County, Ohio Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.45%

Born in Ohio

99.44%

Native Born

0.56%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.44% of Van Wert County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 76.45% having been born in Ohio. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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