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.
Fort Wayne is located entirely in Allen County.
The current population of Fort Wayne (270,402) is it's peak population.
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.
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.
The total voting age population of Fort Wayne, Indiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 187,468. The voting age population is 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.0% of the residents of Fort Wayne are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Fort Wayne are 73.4% White, 15.1% Black, 4.7% Asian, 4.5% Two or more races, 2.1% Other, 0.2% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 9.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Fort Wayne, 16.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.1%. On a per-household basis, 11.8% of families are below the poverty line in Fort Wayne.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.5% of Fort Wayne residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.5% of Fort Wayne residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 27.8% have a bachelor's degree and 9.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Fort Wayne residents aged 5 and older, 12.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Fort Wayne is 5.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Fort Wayne, 8.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Fort Wayne is $49,411.
In Fort Wayne, 62.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.0% of housing units in Fort Wayne.
Of all the housing units in Fort Wayne, 15.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Fort Wayne, 8.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 9,500 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fort Wayne is $764.
In Fort Wayne, 83.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|67||Greensboro, North Carolina||296,710||29.8%|
|73||Newark, New Jersey||282,011||3.4%|
|74||Durham, North Carolina||278,993||47.7%|
|75||Chula Vista, California||274,492||56.3%|
|77||Fort Wayne, Indiana||270,402||6.4%|
|78||St. Petersburg, Florida||265,351||6.6%|
|80||Jersey City, New Jersey||262,075||9.1%|
|86||Buffalo, New York||255,284||-12.6%|
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