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Van Wert County
  • County in Ohio

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Housing
    grade A minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
  4. Good for Families
    grade B+
  5. Diversity
    grade C
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  11. Commute
    grade B

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Van Wert County is located in Ohio with a population of 28,261. In Van Wert County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Van Wert County and residents tend to be conservative.

About

Population
28,261

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$104,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$712
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    102.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    9.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    65.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    28
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    522.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,501.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    56
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    44%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

Working in Van Wert County

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,254
National
$62,843

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