Van Wert, OH 45891 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Van Wert, OH 45891

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 635
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,274
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 262
  • County: Van Wert County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.862, Longitude -84.588
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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

The table below compares 45891 to the other 1,118 ZIP Codes in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 287 74th
Population Density1 # 662 41st
Diversity Index2 # 369 67th
Median Household Income # 736 34th
Per Capita Income # 575 49th

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Van Wert, OH 45891 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 15,363
Population in Households 15,024
Population in Familes 12,056
Population in Group Qrtrs 339
Population Density1 120
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 6,294
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 4,103
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,971 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,457 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,837 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 677 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $169,805
Average Home Value $220,255


Median Household Income $42,704
Average Household Income $55,736
Per Capita Income $22,918
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.28% 0.02%
Households 0.42% 0.04%
Families 0.07% -0.18%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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.

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