StatisticVan WertIowaNational
Population density (sq mi)5755791
Median age50.238.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.6:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%44%43%
Speak English90%92%79%
Speak Spanish8%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Van Wert is 909% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Van Wert is 32% higher than Iowa
  • In Van Wert 96.84% of the population is White
  • In Van Wert 0.00% of the population is Black
  • In Van Wert 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Van Wert, IA Demographics


      Van Wert population breakdown by race

      RaceVan WertIowaNational
      American Indian1.58%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race1.58%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
      In Van Wert, 7.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Van Wert age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Van Wert, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).