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Population (year 2000): 10,690. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,435 (-2.4% change)
Males: 5,027 (47.0%), Females: 5,663 (53.0%)

Van Wert County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $33,205 (year 2000)
Median house value: $70,800 (year 2000)

Van Wert, OH residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Van Wert:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Black (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (33.5%), Irish (11.4%), United States (10.6%), English (7.5%), Dutch (2.8%), French (2.7%).Wert, Ohio

Elevation: 788 feet

Land area: 5.9 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Van Wert

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Van Wert city

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -310 (-2.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (223.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: City, OH (7.1 miles Ohio OH (8.4 miles Scott, OH Convoy, (9.0 miles Point, OH (9.5 miles Middle Venedocia, OH (10.4 miles) , Haviland, OH (10.5 miles) , Elgin, OH (11.5 miles) , Hill, OH (12.7 miles Grover


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 15 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $161,100

Latitude: 40.87 N, Longitude: 84.58 W

Area codes: 419, 567

Van Wert, Ohio business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (36.2%), Educational,health and social services (15.8%), Retail trade (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,677 (+34.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,442 (66.8%)

Crime in Van Wert by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 8 16 11 7 9
    per 100,000 74.8 149.7 102.9 65.5 84.2
Robberies 4 3 2 7 4
    per 100,000 37.4 28.1 18.7 65.5 37.4
Assaults 25 16 16 14 12
    per 100,000 233.9 149.7 149.7 131.0 112.3
Burglaries 110 90 88 87 88
    per 100,000 1029.0 841.9 823.2 813.8 823.2
Thefts 413 378 407 369 381
    per 100,000 3863.4 3536.0 3807.3 3451.8 3564.1
Auto thefts 25 22 17 8 28
    per 100,000 233.9 205.8 159.0 74.8 261.9
333.2 315.1 299.3 273.1 288.5

Average climate in Van Wert, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Van Wert-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/18/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the Van Wert city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/10/2002, a category 4 tornado 14.2 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 17 people and caused $30 million in damages.

Birthplace of: Cory Sinning - College basketball player (Army Black Knights).


Hospital/medical center in Van Wert:
  • VAN WERT COUNTY HOSPITAL (1250 S WASHINGTON STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Van Wert:
  • PAULDING COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; PAULDING, OH)
  • ADAMS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; DECATUR, IN)
  • JOINT TOWNSHIP DISTRICT MEMORIAL HOSP (about 26 miles; SAINT MARYS, OH)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Van Wert:
  • FORT WAYNE INTERNATIONAL (about 43 miles; FORT WAYNE, IN; ID: FWA)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY - JOHNSON FIELD (about 71 miles; MUNCIE, IN; ID: MIE)
  • JAMES M COX DAYTON INTL (about 72 miles; DAYTON, OH; ID: DAY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Van Wert:
  • VAN WERT COUNTY (about 2 miles; VAN WERT, OH; ID: VNW)
  • DECATUR HI-WAY (about 19 miles; DECATUR, IN; ID: DCR)
  • PAULDING AIRPORT INC (about 21 miles; PAULDING, OH; ID: 2H8)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 23 $81,526 $42,535 4 $2,883
Judicial and Legal 11 $20,258 $22,099 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $16,125 $48,375 9 $2,553
Financial Administration 7 $15,133 $25,942 0 $0
Sewerage 11 $27,637 $30,149 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $7,381 $29,524 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $14,083 $28,166 0 $0
Streets and Highways 13 $31,364 $28,951 0 $0
Firefighters 20 $67,888 $40,732 4 $547
Other and Unallocable 3 $6,292 $25,168 1 $383
Water Supply 10 $26,495 $31,794 0 $0
Totals for Government 111 $314,182 $33,965 18 $6,365
College/University in Van Wert:
  • VANTAGE CAREER CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 402; Location: 818 N FRANKLIN ST; Public)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Van Wert:
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PURDUE UNIVERSITY-FORT WAYNE (about 41 miles; FT WAYNE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,385)
  • OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; ADA, OH; FT enrollment: 3,161)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF FINDLAY (about 66 miles; FINDLAY, OH; FT enrollment: 3,508)
  • BALL STATE UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; MUNCIE, IN; FT enrollment: 17,039)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-EAST CENTRAL (about 74 miles; MUNCIE, IN; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 74 miles; BOWLING GREEN, OH; FT enrollment: 16,537)
  • INDIANA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; MARION, IN; FT enrollment: 6,684)
Public high schools in Van Wert:
  • VAN WERT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 694; Location: 205 W CRAWFORD ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LINCOLNVIEW JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 381; Location: 15945 MIDDLE POINT RD; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • VANTAGE CAREER CENTER (Location: 818 N FRANKLIN ST; Grades: 11 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Van Wert:
  • LINCOLNVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 465; Location: 15945 MIDDLE POINT RD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • VAN WERT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 372; Location: 305 W CRAWFORD ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 1120 BUCKEYE DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 240; Location: 305 FROTHINGHAM ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 219; Location: 839 PROSPECT AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HORACE MANN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 129; Location: 501 E 3RD ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LINCOLNVIEW LANGLEY (Students: 58; Location: 15145 LINCOLN HWY; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • LINCOLNVIEW MARSH (Students: 29; Location: PO BOX 150; Grades: 05 - 12)
  • WB ESC STUDENT LEARNING CENTER (Location: 620 N CHERRY ST; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle school in Van Wert:
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 611 JENNINGS ROAD; Grades: KG - 6)
Library in Van Wert:
  • BRUMBACK LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,048,831; Location: 215 W. MAIN ST.; 153,349 books; 7,401 audio materials; 5,765 video materials; 217 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Van Wert: Van Wert County Fairgounds (A), Willow Bend Golf Club (B), Van Wert County Law Library (C), Van Wert County Courthouse (D), Van Wert Civic Theater (E), Brumback Library (F), Fire Station Number 1 (G), Wassenberg Arts Center (H).

Shopping Center: Summit Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Van Wert include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (A), Liberty Baptist Church (B), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Emmanuel Lutheran Church (D), Pentecostal Way Church (E), Faith Baptist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), First Church of God (H).

Reservoir: Van Wert Reservoir Number Two (A).

Parks in Van Wert include: Smiley Park (1), Memorial Park (2), Dickinson Park (3), Hiestand Park (4), Jubilee Park (5), Wesley Park (6), Fountain Park (7).

Post office: (A).  


Van Wert compared to Ohio state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Van Wert:
  • WERT (1220 AM; 0 kW; VAN WERT, OH; Owner: FIRST FAMILY BROADCASTING)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WONO (1380 AM; 5 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
Strongest FM radio stations in Van Wert:
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBCJ (88.1 FM; SPENCERVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBYR (98.9 FM; VAN WERT, OH; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDOH (107.1 FM; DELPHOS, OH; Owner: VOGEL ROACH CORPORATION)
  • WKKI (94.3 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: SONSHINE CORP.)
  • WKSD (99.7 FM; PAULDING, OH; Owner: FIRST FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDFM (98.1 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQHK-FM (105.1 FM; DECATUR, IN; Owner: JAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCSM-FM (96.7 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: HAYCO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBIE (91.5 FM; DELPHOS, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
TV broadcast stations around Van Wert:
  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WTLW (Channel 44; LIMA, OH; Owner: AMERICAN CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SERVICES, INC.)
  • WOHL-CA (Channel 25; LIMA, OH; Owner: TV-67, INC.)
  • W61CZ (Channel 61; LIMA, OH; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • WDFM-LP (Channel 19; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W55CH (Channel 55; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLIO (Channel 35; LIMA, OH; Owner: LIMA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

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