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People

Total Population 178
Male Share of the Population 39.9%
Female Share of the Population 60.1%
Senior Citizens 17.4%
Employed Population 16+ 87
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 61.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,000
% Above Poverty Level 83.7%
% Below Poverty Level 16.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 6.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.8%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $58,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.3%
US/American 0%
English 14.6%
Irish 12.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Van Wert Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles S of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 115 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Decatur
Standard Zip Codes 50262
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.869
Longitude -93.792

Van Wert Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station OSCEOLA
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Station LEON 6 ESE
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station MOUNT AYR 4 SW
Distance 29.5 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Garden Grove 228 $38,125
Grand River 247 $31,607
Leon 1,999 $48,021

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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