Willshire, OH 45898 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 45898: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Willshire, OH 45898

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 20
  • Single Family Addresses: 296
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Van Wert County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.696, Longitude -84.782
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 45898 has segments in 2 Counties (Mercer, Van Wert).

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Willshire, OH 45898 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,124
Population in Households 1,124
Population in Familes 960
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 37
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 439
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 307
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 509 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 362 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $82,090
Average Home Value $136,602


Median Household Income $49,126
Average Household Income $53,871
Per Capita Income $21,040
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.45% -0.3%
Households -0.22% -0.18%
Families -0.46% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.

Willshire, OH 45898 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 45898 to the other 1,168 ZIP Codes in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 922 21st
Population Density1 # 1075 8th
Diversity Index2 # 645 45th
Median Household Income # 600 49th
Per Capita Income # 845 28th

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