Fort Wayne, IN 46806 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46806: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Wayne, IN 46806

Not Acceptable, USPS
Diplomat, IN 46806
Diplomat Plaza, IN 46806
Ft Wayne, IN 46806

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allen County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.046, Longitude -85.106
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 380
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 8,860
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 17
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,843

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Fort Wayne, IN 46806 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,848
Daytime Population: Workers 4,151
Daytime Population: Residents 15,362
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,513
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 23,785
Population in Familes 19,538
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density2 2,760
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $28,242
Average Household Income $37,843
Per Capita Income $13,232


Total Housing Units 10,464 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,237 (40.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,070 (38.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,157 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $54,711
Average Home Value $64,562


Total Households 8,307
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 5,679
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 0.5% 0.53%
Households 0.44% 0.51%
Families 0.2% 0.36%
Median Household Income   -0.07%
Per Capita Income   1.45%

Fort Wayne, IN 46806 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46806 to the other 785 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 99 88th
Population Density # 44 95th
Diversity Index # 8 99th
Median Household Income # 767 2nd
Per Capita Income # 776 1st

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