Statewide Claims to Fame

Fort Wayne is 1st in Indiana out of 107 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Fort Wayne is 2nd in Indiana out of 115 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Fort Wayne is 2nd in Indiana out of 118 other cities in Current population (2012)

Fort Wayne is 2nd in Indiana out of 119 other cities in Retail sales

Fort Wayne is 2nd in Indiana out of 127 other cities in Households

Fort Wayne is 2nd in Indiana out of 127 other cities in Housing units

Fort Wayne is 2nd in Indiana out of 127 other cities in Size in square miles

Fort Wayne is 9th in Indiana out of 127 other cities in Race - Two or More

Fort Wayne is 11th in Indiana out of 127 other cities in Race - Asian

Fort Wayne is 15th in Indiana out of 127 other cities in Race - Black or African American

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Fort Wayne Rank Indiana US
Current population (2012) 254,555 2nd 6,537,334 313,914,040
Size in square miles 110.6 2nd 35,826.1 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,293.4 30th 181 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Fort Wayne Rank Indiana US
Residents younger than 5 7.6% 32nd 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.4% 42nd 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.0% 89th 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Fort Wayne Rank Indiana US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 88.1% 47th 86.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 25.5% 35th 22.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Fort Wayne Rank Indiana US
Race - White 73.6% 116th 86.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 15.4% 15th 9.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 26th 0.4% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.3% 11th 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 21st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.5% 9th 1.8% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 8.0% 37th 6.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 70.3% 113th 81.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Fort Wayne Rank Indiana US
Female residents 51.6% 76th 50.8% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.6% 28th 4.5% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Fort Wayne Rank Indiana US
Housing units 113,541 2nd 2,800,614 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.9% 34th 18.5% 25.9%
Households 101,118 2nd 2,472,870 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 64.6% 70th 71.1% 66.1%
Home median value $100,500 66th $123,300 $186,200
People per household 2.5 67th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Fort Wayne Rank Indiana US
Income per capita $23,300 42nd $24,497 $27,915
Income per household $44,597 49th $48,393 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.3% 60th 14.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Fort Wayne Rank Indiana US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 20,136 2nd 482,847 27,092,908
Retail sales $4,391,987 2nd $78,745,589 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $17,346 62nd $12,408 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $506,051 1st $11,669,759 $613,795,732

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