Van Wert employment information

IndexVan WertIowaNational
Income per capita$19,716$27,621$28,555
Median household income$33,750$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$30,000$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$36,042$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$23,750$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$18,438$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate5.0%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level20.3%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Van Wert is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Van Wert is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Van Wert is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Van Wert is 30% higher than the national average.

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Van Wert median earnings by income bracket

Van Wert employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.3%2.0%
Manufacturing sector10.9%16.3%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services26.1%30.6%
Public administration2.2%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%8.2%
Education, health & social services13.0%26.5%

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Garden Grove, IA228$44,16717%
Thayer, IA70$43,12519%
Murray, IA555$41,45822%
Kellerton, IA394$39,03827%
Van Wert, IA197$33,75037%

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Garvin, OK197$24,06355%
Howard, OH197$31,55241%
Bendon, MI197$26,20551%
Chloride, AZ197$16,79769%
Cooksville, IL197$43,33319%
Van Wert, IA197$33,75037%
Source: The Van Wert, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.