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Van Wert County, Ohio

Van Wert County, Ohio
Courthouse in Van Wert
Seal of Van Wert County, Ohio
Seal
Map of Ohio highlighting Van Wert County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the United States highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the U.S.
Founded March 18, 1837
Named for Isaac Van Wart
Seat Van Wert
Largest city Van Wert
Area
 • Total 410 sq mi (1,062 km2)
 • Land 409 sq mi (1,059 km2)
 • Water 1.3 sq mi (3 km2), 0.3%
Population
 • (2010) 28,744
 • Density 70/sq mi (27/km²)
Congressional district 5th
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website .org.vanwertcountywww

Van Wert County is a

  • County website
  • The Van Wert County Economic Development Group
  • Maumee Valley Heritage Corridor

External links

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "Ohio: Individual County Chronologies". Ohio Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2007. Retrieved February 14, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Van Wert County data".  
  5. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  9. ^ Forstall, Richard L., ed. (March 27, 1995). "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2, 2001. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  11. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  12. ^ "Meet the Van Wert County Commissioners". Van Wert County Ohio Homepage. Retrieved March 12, 2014. 

References

See also

  • Abanaka
  • Cavett
  • Converse
  • Dixon
  • Dull
  • Glenmore
  • Hoaglin
  • Jonestown
  • Middlebury
  • Monticello
  • Richey
  • Schumm
  • Seamersville
  • Wetsel
  • Wolfcale

Unincorporated communities

Townships

Villages

Cities

Map of Van Wert County, Ohio with municipal and township labels

Communities

Van Wert County has a 3 member Board of County Commissioners that administer and oversee the various County departments, similar to all but 2 of the 88 Ohio counties. The elected commissioners serve four-year terms. Van Wert County's elected commissioners are: Thad Lichtensteiger, Stan Owens, and Todd Wolfrum.[12]

Government

The median income for a household in the county was $39,497, and the median income for a family was $46,503. Males had a median income of $32,377 versus $23,859 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,293. About 4.20% of families and 5.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.80% of those under age 18 and 4.00% of those age 65 or over.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 27.30% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 15.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.40 males.

There were 11,587 households out of which 32.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.20% were married couples living together, 8.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.90% were non-families. 24.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.00.

As of the census[11] of 2000, there were 29,659 people, 11,587 households, and 8,354 families residing in the county. The population density was 72 people per square mile (28/km²). There were 12,363 housing units at an average density of 30 per square mile (12/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.43% White, 0.75% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.75% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. 1.56% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Demographics

Adjacent counties

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 410 square miles (1,100 km2), of which 409 square miles (1,060 km2) is land and 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2) (0.3%) is water.[5]

Geography

Contents

  • Geography 1
    • Adjacent counties 1.1
  • Demographics 2
  • Government 3
  • Communities 4
    • Cities 4.1
    • Villages 4.2
    • Townships 4.3
    • Unincorporated communities 4.4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Van Wert County comprises the Van Wert, OH Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is included within the Lima-Van Wert-Celina, OH Combined Statistical Area.

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