Fort Wayne, IN

261,342 Population
110.6 square miles 2,362.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
3.9%
was 3.9%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IN
Population Density
2,362.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
54.4%
was 55.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.9%
was 7.4%
Ranked 7th Highest in IN
Percent Under 18
25.6%
was 25.9%
Ranked 5th Highest in IN
Percent 65 and Over
13.5%
was 13.6%
Ranked 5th Highest in IN

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.1
was 4.8
Ranked 9th Lowest in IN
Percent Living in Poverty
19.0%
was 17.1%
Ranked 4th Lowest in IN
Median Household Income
$44,449
was $44,977
Ranked 3rd Highest in IN
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.3
45.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
9.6
was 12.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
378.9
was 372.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,058.4
was 3,848.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
114,531
was 113,912
Ranked 2nd Highest in IN
Median Rent
$703
was $716
Ranked 8th Highest in IN
Total Building Permits
0
 
Occupied Housing Units
103,942
was 103,574
 
Homeownership Rate
60.5%
was 60.8%
Ranked 3rd Highest in IN
Single Family Building Permits
0
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,035.4
was 1,029.8
Ranked 8th Highest in IN
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.5%
was 20.3%
Ranked 8th Highest in IN
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.4
Ranked 6th Highest in IN
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.6%
was 92.4%
Ranked 7th Highest in IN
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.2%
Ranked 5th Highest in IN
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.2%
Ranked 1st Highest in IN

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
87.9%
was 88.6%
Ranked 5th Highest in IN
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
29.1%
was 26.9%
Ranked 5th Highest in IN

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