Van Wert, OH 45891 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 45891: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Van Wert, OH 45891

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 627
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,248
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 264
  • County: Van Wert County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.862, Longitude -84.588
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Van Wert, OH 45891 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 15,661
Population in Households 15,319
Population in Familes 12,330
Population in Group Qrtrs 342
Population Density1 114
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 6,412
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 4,172
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,063 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,528 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,884 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 651 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $170,280
Average Home Value $219,534


Median Household Income $43,020
Average Household Income $55,960
Per Capita Income $22,994
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.23%
Households 0.42% 0.26%
Families 0.06% 0.03%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Van Wert, OH 45891 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 45891 to the other 1,153 ZIP Codes in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 285 75th
Population Density1 # 693 40th
Diversity Index2 # 388 66th
Median Household Income # 775 33rd
Per Capita Income # 623 46th

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