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Scott is a village in Van Wert County, in the Van Wert metro area. (The community straddles Van Wert and Paulding counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for J.T. Scott, who laid out the community
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Scott. For links to other places called Scott, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Scott is 40.989N. The longitude is -84.583W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 735 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 321.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Scott 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 45886 ZIP code.
45% of Scott residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Scott ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Scott was $14,192, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Scott residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Scott, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $258. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $559.
Van Wert County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Scott political report.
The average commute time for Scott workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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