The City of Fort Wayne is the 2nd largest city in Indiana with a population of 261,136 as of July 1, 2016. Fort Wayne ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Fort Wayne is located at latitude 41.0882 and longitude -85.1439 in Allen County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Wayne (see map below) encompass a land area of 110.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.21 sq. miles. Allen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 810 feet.
The City of Fort Wayne (GNIS ID: 2394798) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Wayne population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Wayne: Fort Miami, Frenchtown, Kekionga, Kiskakon, Miami Town, Omee Town, Post Miami, Twightwee Village.
|Population in Households||255,640|
|Population in Familes||198,642|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||5,496|
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||116,972 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||63,248 (54.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||41,292 (35.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||12,432 (10.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$107,507|
|Average Home Value||$132,201|
|Median Household Income||$44,818|
|Average Household Income||$59,616|
|Per Capita Income||$24,120|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.82%|
|Per Capita Income||1.85%|
The table below compares Fort Wayne to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 2||100th|
|Population Density1||# 69||90th|
|Diversity Index2||# 24||96th|
|Median Household Income||# 414||39th|
|Per Capita Income||# 266||61st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.