The City of Van Wert had a population of 261 as of July 1, 2018.
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 (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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Van Wert: Florence, Prairie City, Prairieville.
|Population in Households||261|
|Population in Familes||213|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$46,488|
|Average Household Income||$78,028|
|Per Capita Income||$32,115|
|Total Housing Units||127 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||92 (72.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||23 (18.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||12 ( 9.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$77,632|
|Average Home Value||$101,902|
|Average Household Size||2.27|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.12%|
|Per Capita Income||1.78%|
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, 2018 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||# 638||37th|
|Population Density||# 429||58th|
|Diversity Index||# 706||30th|
|Median Household Income||# 830||18th|
|Per Capita Income||# 271||73rd|
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