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
  • County: Van Wert County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.862, Longitude -84.588
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 614
  • PO Box Addresses: 138
  • Residential Addresses: 6,564
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 265
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,299

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Van Wert, OH 45891 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,503
Daytime Population: Workers 9,199
Daytime Population: Residents 8,619
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,818
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 15,163
Population in Familes 12,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 340
Population Density2 117
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $44,317
Average Household Income $57,895
Per Capita Income $23,923


Total Housing Units 7,009 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,441 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,899 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 669 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $97,997
Average Home Value $124,522


Total Households 6,340
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 4,125
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.2% 0.2%
Households 0.27% 0.24%
Families 0.03% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

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

The table below compares 45891 to the other 1,163 ZIP Codes in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 284 76th
Population Density # 702 40th
Diversity Index # 374 68th
Median Household Income # 837 28th
Per Capita Income # 689 41st

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