Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area IN Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 438,069
Daytime Population: Workers 220,686
Daytime Population: Residents 224,571
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 445,257
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 431,056
Population in Familes 348,973
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,013
Population Density2 322
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $51,604
Average Household Income $68,935
Per Capita Income $27,012


Total Housing Units 186,274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 116,770 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 53,331 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 16,173 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $126,429
Average Home Value $162,701


Total Households 170,101
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 111,840
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.71% 0.69%
Households 0.71% 0.7%
Families 0.51% 0.56%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.27%