Also See: Van Wert, IA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Van Wert had a population of 274 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Van Wert is located at latitude 40.8697 and longitude -93.793 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the City of Van Wert 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 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Van Wert: Florence, Prairie City, Prairieville.
|Total Population||274 (100%)|
|Population in Households||274 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||224 (81.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$53,586|
|Average Household Income||$68,402|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||7%|
|Per Capita Income||$28,450|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||131 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||98 (74.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||24 (18.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||9 ( 6.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$91,429|
|Average Home Value||$161,735|
|Housing Affordability Index3||347|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.95%|
|Per Capita Income||1.93%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.6%|
The table below compares Van Wert to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 615||39th|
|Population Density||# 391||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 716||29th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 928||92nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 701||31st|
|Diversity Index||# 685||31st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.