The City of Van Wert had a population of 288 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Van Wert is located at latitude 40.8707 and longitude -93.7922 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the City of Van Wert (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Decatur County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,161 feet.
The City of Van Wert (GNIS ID: 2397118) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Van Wert population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Van Wert: Prairieville.
|Population in Households||288|
|Population in Familes||237|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.3|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||135 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||100 (74.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||25 (18.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||10 ( 7.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$79,375|
|Average Home Value||$102,475|
|Median Household Income||$43,461|
|Average Household Income||$68,399|
|Per Capita Income||$27,509|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.62%|
|Per Capita Income||1.93%|
The table below compares Van Wert to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa 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.
|Total Population||# 612||40th|
|Population Density1||# 377||63rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 672||32nd|
|Median Household Income||# 836||17th|
|Per Capita Income||# 442||56th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.