Fort Wayne Allen County, Indiana

Fort Wayne: County seat of Allen County, Indiana, United States

About

Fort Wayne is a city located in the county of Allen in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 253,691 and a population density of 884 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 272,398 inhabitants.

The city was created 228 years ago in 1793.

Fort Wayne Quick Facts

Population : 272,398 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Allen County
Postal code : 46825, 46850–46869, 46819, 46814–46816, 46818, 46885, 46845, 46801–46809, 46835, 46895–46899
Phone Area Codes : 260
Area : 287.04 km2
Official name : Fort Wayne
Altitude : 810 feet / 247 meters
Capital city : Fort Wayne is capital of Allen County
Establishment : January 01, 1794 (228 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone, UTC−04:00, UTC−05:00
Local time : 10:17:00 (17th May 2022)
Density : 949 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.87% (2010-2020)
Fort Wayne locator map
Location of Fort Wayne on Indiana map.
Downtown Fort Wayne  Indiana Skyline from Old Fort  May 2014 image
Downtown Fort Wayne Indiana Skyline from Old Fort May 2014
Downtown Fort Wayne  Indiana Skyline from Old Fort  May 2014 image

Geography

Fort Wayne is located at 41°7'50"N 85°7'44"W (41.1306000, -85.1288600).

Fort Wayne map

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Demographics

The population of Fort Wayne increased by 6.87% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 253,691 - census
2011 256,293 1.02% estimation process
2012 257,626 0.52% estimation process
2013 259,333 0.66% estimation process
2014 260,570 0.47% estimation process
2015 262,109 0.59% estimation process
2016 263,513 0.53% estimation process
2017 265,128 0.61% estimation process
2018 267,460 0.87% estimation process
2019 270,402 1.09% estimation process
2020 272,398 0.73% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,125
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,548
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -7.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,582
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,558
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.6%
People over 65 (%) : 21.8%
Female persons, % : 50.0%
White only, percent : 85.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 0.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 17.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 76.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 313
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.6%

Fort Wayne zip code is 46802. County name: Allen, County fips: 18003

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $113,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,179
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $574
2015-2019 median gross rent : $547
2015-2019 Households : 2,229
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.27
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 5,506
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 89,726
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 39,810
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,315
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $50,814
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,590
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 432
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 184
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 186
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 122
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 292
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 70
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 341
2010 population per square mile : 754.0
2010 land area in square miles : 7.37

People born in Fort Wayne (198)

People born in Fort Wayne, including US university professor ,scientist John Henry Holland, politician Andrew H. Hamilton, artist Bruce Nauman, .

List

  • Carole Lombard (American actress) she was born in 06/10/1908
  • Shelley Long (American actress and comedian) she was born in 23/08/1949
  • Jenna Fischer (American actress) she was born in 07/03/1974
  • Alice Hamilton (American physician and toxicologist) she was born in 27/02/1869
  • DaMarcus Beasley (American soccer player) he was born in 24/05/1982
  • Harold Masursky (American geologist and astronomer) he was born in 23/12/1922
  • Carl Clarence Kiess (astronomer) he was born in 18/10/1887
  • David C. Turnley (American photographer) he was born in 22/06/1955
  • Brad Miller (American basketball player) he was born in 12/04/1976
  • Craig Strete (American writer) he was born in 06/05/1950
  • The Ready Set (american electropop singer-songwrite) he was born in 14/11/1989
  • Dale Purinton (American-born Canadian ice hockey player) he was born in 11/10/1976
  • Angie Akers (volleyball player) she was born in 30/06/1976
  • Marion Donovan (American woman inventor) she was born in 15/10/1917
  • Paul Frank Baer (American flying ace) he was born in 05/01/1896
  • Robert Rusler (American actor) he was born in 20/09/1965
  • Dick York (American radio, stage, film, and television actor (1928-1992)) he was born in 04/09/1928
  • Arthur Ruoff (American chemist) he was born in 17/09/1930

Schools in Fort Wayne

College & universities near Fort Wayne, IN

Code Name City ZIP
437857 Rudae's School of Beauty Culture-Ft Wayne Fort Wayne (IN) 46825-5444
150288 Concordia Theological Seminary Fort Wayne (IN) 46825-4996
456506 Ross Medical Education Center-Fort Wayne Fort Wayne (IN) 46805
151102 Purdue University Fort Wayne Fort Wayne (IN) 46805-1499
414878 Trine University-Regional/Non-Traditional Campuses Fort Wayne (IN) 46825

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fort Wayne, IN

Code Name Address Type
WTI Waterloo Lincoln and Center Street RAIL
BYN Bryan Page and Lynn Street RAIL
EKH Elkhart station 131 Tyler Avenue RAIL
SOB South Bend station 2702 West Washington Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Fort Wayne

Post Office Name City ZIP
Hazelwood Post Office Fort Wayne (IN) 46805
Centennial Post Office Fort Wayne (IN) 46808
Northwood Post Office Fort Wayne (IN) 46815
Saint Marys Station Post Office Fort Wayne (IN) 46808
Fort Wayn Post Office Fort Wayne (IN) 46802

Other cities in Allen County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Allen County , IN.

City Name Population Title
Aboite 90,543 Township in Allen County, Indiana
Westchester 21,245 Unincorporated community in Jay County, Indiana
New Haven 15,966 City in Indiana
Huntertown 6,874 Town in Allen County, Indiana, United States
Leo-Cedarville 3,882 Town in Indiana, United States
Woodburn 1,655 City in Indiana, USA
Monroeville 1,360 City in Allen County, Indiana, United States of America
Grabill 1,164 City in Allen County, Indiana, United States of America
Allen 666 Unincorporated community in Indiana, United States
Zanesville 617 Town in Allen and Wells counties, Indiana
Indian Village 134 City in St.

Distance to Other Cities

Fort Wayne distances to largest Indiana cities