Van Wert demographics profile

StatisticVan WertIowaNational
Population density (sq mi)5755591
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%
Van Wert, IA has a population of 190 and is the 24,678th largest city in the United States. The population density is 575 per sq mi which is 953% higher than the Iowa average and 535% higher than the national average. The median age in Van Wert is 50 which is approximately 32% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Van Wert, 69% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 90% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 85% of Van Wert residents were born in Iowa, 12% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Van Wert is 953% 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 or African American.
  • In Van Wert 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Van Wert population breakdown by race

RaceVan WertIowaNational
Black or African American0.00%3.32%12.63%
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.

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