Fort Wayne, IN 46805 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46805: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ft Wayne, IN 46805

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 945
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,824
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 599
  • County: Allen County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.099, Longitude -85.115
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fort Wayne, IN 46805 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 22,516
Population in Households 21,614
Population in Familes 15,301
Population in Group Qrtrs 902
Population Density1 3,162
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 9,546
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 4,994
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,685 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,102 (47.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,444 (41.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,139 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $79,724
Average Home Value $95,227


Median Household Income $38,141
Average Household Income $47,346
Per Capita Income $20,592
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.67%
Households 0.54% 0.67%
Families 0.26% 0.48%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fort Wayne, IN 46805 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46805 to the other 786 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 111 86th
Population Density1 # 29 96th
Diversity Index2 # 69 91st
Median Household Income # 699 11th
Per Capita Income # 640 19th

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