Latest Data (2017)
Population 265,904
Nationwide Rank 78

Quick Facts

Fort Wayne, Indiana is the 78th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Fort Wayne, Indiana is a city.

Fort Wayne, Indiana is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 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
2000-2017
68 Greensboro, North Carolina 290,222 27.0%
69 Plano, Texas 286,143 27.6%
70 Newark, New Jersey 285,154 4.5%
71 Lincoln, Nebraska 284,736 25.0%
72 Orlando, Florida 280,257 43.9%
73 Irvine, California 277,453 89.1%
74 Toledo, Ohio 276,491 -11.8%
75 Jersey City, New Jersey 270,753 12.8%
76 Chula Vista, California 270,471 54.0%
77 Durham, North Carolina 267,743 41.7%
78 Fort Wayne, Indiana 265,904 4.7%
79 St. Petersburg, Florida 263,255 5.8%
80 Laredo, Texas 260,654 45.2%
81 Buffalo, New York 258,612 -11.4%
82 Madison, Wisconsin 255,214 21.4%
83 Lubbock, Texas 253,888 26.7%
84 Chandler, Arizona 253,458 41.1%
85 Scottsdale, Arizona 249,950 22.3%
86 Reno, Nevada 248,853 35.2%
87 Glendale, Arizona 246,709 11.2%
88 Norfolk, Virginia 244,703 4.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 265,904 78
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