Fort Wayne, IN 46816 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46816: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Wayne, IN 46816

Not Acceptable, USPS
Diplomat, IN 46816
Ft Wayne, IN 46816
Maples, IN 46816
Southtown, IN 46816
Southtown Mall, IN 46816

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allen County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.018, Longitude -85.077
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 191
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 7,418
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,724
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,694

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

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Fort Wayne, IN 46816 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,777
Daytime Population: Workers 2,396
Daytime Population: Residents 11,798
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,194
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 18,519
Population in Familes 14,811
Population in Group Qrtrs 258
Population Density2 509
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $35,895
Average Household Income $46,286
Per Capita Income $17,927


Total Housing Units 8,109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,632 (44.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,536 (43.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 941 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $85,911
Average Home Value $125,647


Total Households 7,168
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 4,460
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 0.62% 0.57%
Households 0.43% 0.5%
Families 0.17% 0.33%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Fort Wayne, IN 46816 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46816 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 # 135 83rd
Population Density # 199 75th
Diversity Index # 11 99th
Median Household Income # 739 6th
Per Capita Income # 740 6th

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