What is the current population of Fort Wayne?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Fort Wayne is 270,402. Fort Wayne, Indiana is the 77th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Fort Wayne?

The current population of Fort Wayne (270,402) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Fort Wayne growing?

Fort Wayne has grown 6.4% since the 2000. Fort Wayne, Indiana's growth is below average. 71% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Is Fort Wayne the biggest city in Indiana?

No, Fort Wayne is the second largest city in the state of Indiana based on population. The biggest city, Indianapolis, is 3.2x bigger than Fort Wayne.

What county is Fort Wayne, Indiana in?

Fort Wayne is located entirely in Allen County.

What is the population density of Fort Wayne, Indiana?

Fort Wayne has a population density of 2,293.4 people per square mile.

What is the size of Fort Wayne, Indiana in square miles?

Fort Wayne has an area of 110.6 square miles. Fort Wayne is the 2nd largest city, by area, in Indiana.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 270,402 77
2018 267,633 77
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

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
67 Greensboro, North Carolina 296,710 29.8%
68 Lincoln, Nebraska 289,102 26.9%
69 Anchorage, Alaska 288,000 10.5%
70 Plano, Texas 287,677 28.3%
71 Orlando, Florida 287,442 47.6%
72 Irvine, California 287,401 95.9%
73 Newark, New Jersey 282,011 3.4%
74 Durham, North Carolina 278,993 47.7%
75 Chula Vista, California 274,492 56.3%
76 Toledo, Ohio 272,779 -13.0%
77 Fort Wayne, Indiana 270,402 6.4%
78 St. Petersburg, Florida 265,351 6.6%
79 Laredo, Texas 262,491 46.2%
80 Jersey City, New Jersey 262,075 9.1%
81 Chandler, Arizona 261,165 45.4%
82 Madison, Wisconsin 259,680 23.6%
83 Lubbock, Texas 258,862 29.2%
84 Scottsdale, Arizona 258,069 26.3%
85 Reno, Nevada 255,601 38.9%
86 Buffalo, New York 255,284 -12.6%
87 Gilbert, Arizona 254,114 116.6%

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