Fort Wayne, IN 46809 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46809: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Wayne, IN 46809

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ft Wayne, IN 46809
Waynedale, IN 46809

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allen County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.027, Longitude -85.19
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 455
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 4,148
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 258
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,890

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

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Fort Wayne, IN 46809 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,966
Daytime Population: Workers 10,480
Daytime Population: Residents 4,721
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,201
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.70
Population in Households 8,908
Population in Familes 6,598
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density2 407
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $36,749
Average Household Income $47,228
Per Capita Income $21,317


Total Housing Units 4,375 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,326 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,698 (38.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 351 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $83,604
Average Home Value $103,644


Total Households 4,024
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 2,270
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 0.19% 0.36%
Households 0.29% 0.41%
Families -0.05% 0.18%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Fort Wayne, IN 46809 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46809 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 # 229 71st
Population Density # 220 72nd
Diversity Index # 84 90th
Median Household Income # 734 7th
Per Capita Income # 651 17th

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