Fort Wayne, IN 46818 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46818: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Wayne, IN 46818

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ft Wayne, IN 46818

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allen County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.148, Longitude -85.225
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 46818 has segments in 2 Counties (Allen, Whitley).

  • Businesses Addresses: 568
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 8,148
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,148

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

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Fort Wayne, IN 46818 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,515
Daytime Population: Workers 13,631
Daytime Population: Residents 10,027
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,658
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 20,176
Population in Familes 16,805
Population in Group Qrtrs 339
Population Density2 303
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $57,528
Average Household Income $69,486
Per Capita Income $26,388


Total Housing Units 8,030 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,300 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,399 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 331 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $138,369
Average Home Value $162,508


Total Households 7,699
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 5,390
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 1.18% 0.92%
Households 1.21% 0.93%
Families 1.04% 0.82%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Fort Wayne, IN 46818 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46818 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 # 123 84th
Population Density # 241 69th
Diversity Index # 133 83rd
Median Household Income # 203 74th
Per Capita Income # 282 64th

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