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Van Wert Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Van Wert Area is 28,612. The Van Wert Area population density is 69.71 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 257.90 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Van Wert Area is white, which represent 96.67% of the total population. The average Van Wert Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 28,612. #778

Population Density, #514

Van Wert Area
69.71 per square mile
257.90 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:27,659 (96.67%, #36)
Black:283 (0.99%, #694)
Hispanic:764 (2.67%, #640)
Asian:87 (0.30%, #804)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):58 (0.20%, #698)
One Race, Other:210 (0.73%, see rank)
Two or More Races:315 (1.10%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

21,766 (76.07%) out of the total population of 28,612 reported first ancestry.

 Van Wert Area% of the Total PopulationOhioU.S.
Arab300.10%, see rank0.67%0.56%
Czech530.19%, see rank0.57%0.47%
Danish10.00%, see rank0.15%0.42%
Dutch7132.49%, see rank1.53%1.40%
English2,6039.10%, see rank8.71%8.02%
French5902.06%, see rank2.49%3.34%
German11,66740.78%, see rank26.30%15.03%
Greek130.05%, see rank0.46%0.41%
Hungarian800.28%, see rank1.65%0.46%
Irish3,37011.78%, see rank13.79%10.80%
Italian4811.68%, see rank6.44%5.52%
Norwegian910.32%, see rank0.36%1.42%
Polish3481.22%, see rank3.79%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.07%0.44%
Russian400.14%, see rank0.67%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1890.66%, see rank0.96%0.99%
Scottish3151.10%, see rank1.82%1.72%
Subsaharan African170.06%, see rank0.91%0.95%
Swedish1470.51%, see rank0.63%1.27%
Swiss2190.77%, see rank0.64%0.30%
Ukrainian160.06%, see rank0.36%0.31%
American2,89410.11%, see rank8.47%7.12%
Welsh4981.74%, see rank1.05%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 14,036 (49.06%, see rank)
Females: 14,576 (50.94%, see rank)

Van Wert Area
Male: 49.06%
Female: 50.94%
Male: 48.89%
Female: 51.11%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Van Wert Area
41.50 years old
39.10 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Van Wert Area
40.30 years old
37.60 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Van Wert Area
42.70 years old
40.50 years old
38.80 years old

 Van Wert Area% of the Total PopulationOhioU.S.
Under 5 years1,6955.92%, see rank6.06%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,1647.56%, see rank6.41%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,6985.93%, see rank6.59%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,9486.81%, see rank6.87%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,5205.31%, see rank6.77%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,15411.02%, see rank12.46%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,41811.95%, see rank12.43%12.96%
45 to 54 years4,16514.56%, see rank14.45%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,86413.50%, see rank13.23%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,5809.02%, see rank7.99%7.64%
75 to 84 1,7125.98%, see rank4.67%4.25%
85 years and over6942.43%, see rank2.09%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Van Wert AreaOhioU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population19,587, 100%7,781,111209,056,129
Less Than High School1,780, 9.09%, see rank11.18%13.67%
High School Graduate9,483, 48.41%, see rank34.47%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree5,301, 27.06%, see rank28.73%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,842, 9.40%, see rank16.10%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,181, 6.03%, see rank9.53%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.98, see rank13.4413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Van Wert Area OhioU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,07479.14%20.86%70.31%29.69%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,00689.25%, see rank10.75%, see rank86.56%13.44%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,68985.67%, see rank14.33%, see rank88.02%11.98%90.60%9.40%
College1,02270.06%, see rank29.94%, see rank77.45%22.55%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School17477.59%, see rank22.41%, see rank67.20%32.80%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Van Wert AreaOhioU.S.
Total Households11,388, 100%4,570,015116,211,092
Average Household Size2.48, see rank2.462.63
1 Person Households3,085, 27.09%, see rank29.80%27.57%
2 or More Person Households8,303, 72.91%, see rank70.20%72.43%
Family Households (Families)7,868, 69.09%, see rank64.42%66.22%
Average Family Size3.07, see rank3.143.32
Married-Couple Family6,306, 55.37%, see rank47.09%48.42%
Nonfamily Households3,520, 30.91%, see rank35.58%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Van Wert Area%OhioU.S.
15 Years and Over Total23,055see rank9,357,659252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over11,177100%, see rank4,524,956123,281,364
Never Married2,82125.24%, see rank34.15%35.77%
Married6,70359.97%, see rank52.00%52.04%
Widowed3022.70%, see rank2.92%2.57%
Divorced1,35112.09%, see rank10.93%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over11,878100%, see rank4,832,703129,692,771
Never Married2,42820.44%, see rank28.33%29.48%
Married6,77157.00%, see rank48.65%49.19%
Widowed1,1749.88%, see rank9.91%9.16%
Divorced1,50512.67%, see rank13.11%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Van Wert Area%OhioU.S.
Native28,37099.15%, see rank95.94%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence22,62079.06%, see rank75.10%58.73%
Born in Different State5,67619.84%, see rank20.09%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
740.26%, see rank0.75%1.42%
Foreign Born2420.85%, see rank4.06%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1380.48%, see rank2.02%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1040.36%, see rank2.03%7.09%
Born In Europe1060.37%, see rank0.99%1.53%
Born In Asia1070.37%, see rank1.62%3.82%
Born In Africa80.03%, see rank0.48%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America210.07%, see rank0.82%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.13%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Van Wert Area%OhioU.S.
English11,04997.02%, see rank92.18%79.39%
Spanish1461.28%, see rank2.68%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1521.33%, see rank3.07%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages350.31%, see rank1.22%3.36%
Other60.05%, see rank0.84%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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