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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexVan WertIowaNational
Income per capita$23,202$28,872$29,829
Median household income$37,500$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,833$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$26,071$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$25,417$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.8%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level4.4%12.3%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Van Wert is 22% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Van Wert is 32% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Van Wert is 84% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Van Wert is 71% lower than the national average

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      $24,997 $37,500 $75,000
      $36,376 $54,570 $109,140
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Van Wert median earnings by income bracket

      Van Wert employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry28.6%28.6%
      Manufacturing sector48.6%48.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services17.1%17.1%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%0.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Sun Valley Lake, IA188$72,91731.8%
      Thayer, IA24$65,93819.2%
      Leon, IA1,883$54,3451.8%
      Osceola, IA5,160$50,6968.4%
      Murray, IA693$49,47910.6%
      Van Wert, IA137$37,50032.2%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Pine Apple, AL137$33,75039.0%
      Waterloo, AL137$37,81331.6%
      Washington, CA137$62,50013.0%
      Pitkin, CO137$71,56329.4%
      Knoxville, GA137$0100.0%
      Van Wert, IA137$37,50032.2%
      Source: The Van Wert, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).