Latest Data (2016)
Population 264,488
Nationwide Rank 76

Quick Facts

Fort Wayne, Indiana is the 76th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Fort Wayne, Indiana is a city.

Fort Wayne, Indiana is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Fort Wayne had its largest population ever.

Fort Wayne, Indiana's growth is below average. 74% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Fort Wayne, Indiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
66 Anchorage, Alaska 298,192 14.4%
67 Henderson, Nevada 292,969 63.4%
68 Greensboro, North Carolina 287,027 25.6%
69 Plano, Texas 286,057 27.5%
70 Newark, New Jersey 281,764 3.3%
71 Lincoln, Nebraska 280,364 23.1%
72 Toledo, Ohio 278,508 -11.2%
73 Orlando, Florida 277,173 42.3%
74 Chula Vista, California 267,172 52.1%
75 Irvine, California 266,122 81.4%
76 Fort Wayne, Indiana 264,488 4.1%
77 Jersey City, New Jersey 264,152 10.0%
78 Durham, North Carolina 263,016 39.2%
79 St. Petersburg, Florida 260,999 4.9%
80 Laredo, Texas 257,156 43.2%
81 Buffalo, New York 256,902 -12.0%
82 Madison, Wisconsin 252,551 20.2%
83 Lubbock, Texas 252,506 26.1%
84 Chandler, Arizona 247,477 37.8%
85 Scottsdale, Arizona 246,645 20.7%
86 Glendale, Arizona 245,895 10.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 264,488 76
2015 260,326 77
2014 258,522 77
2013 256,496 76
2012 254,555 74
2011 254,427 74
2010 253,691 74
2009 255,890 72
2008 254,143 71
2007 253,194 71
2006 251,167 70
2005 249,762 71
2004 250,047 70
2003 251,286 70
2002 252,425 70
2001 253,103 68
2000 253,914 68
1990 202,995 76
1980 172,196 80
1970 177,671 72
1960 161,776 79
1950 133,607 72
1940 118,410 70
1930 114,946 72
1920 86,549 83
1910 63,933 89
1900 45,115 83
1890 35,393 86
1880 26,880 74
1870 17,718 83