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Van Wert is a city in Van Wert County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the county, which was named for Isaac Van Wert
The latitude of Van Wert is 40.869N. The longitude is -84.584W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 778 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,599.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Van Wert demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Van Wert County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 45891 ZIP code.
38% of Van Wert residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Van Wert ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Van Wert was $17,413, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Van Wert residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Van Wert, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $314. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $691.
Libraries in Van Wert include Brumback Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Van Wert include Times Bulletin
Van Wert County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Van Wert political report.
The average commute time for Van Wert workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Van Wert between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Van Wert include Holiday Inn Express.
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