Fort Wayne, IN

258,144 Population
110.6 square miles 2,313.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
3.9%
was 3.8%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IN
Population Density
2,313.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
55.4%
was 52.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.4%
was 7.5%
Ranked 7th Highest in IN
Percent Under 18
25.9%
was 25.6%
Ranked 5th Highest in IN
Percent 65 and Over
13.6%
was 12.8%
Ranked 4th Highest in IN

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.8
was 4.8
Ranked 10th Lowest in IN
Percent Living in Poverty
17.1%
was 21.1%
Ranked 3rd Lowest in IN
Median Household Income
$44,977
was $39,878
Ranked 3rd Highest in IN
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.8
45.1
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
113,912
was 111,046
Ranked 2nd Highest in IN
Median Rent
$716
was $659
Ranked 9th Highest in IN
Total Building Permits
0
 
Occupied Housing Units
103,574
was 101,860
 
Homeownership Rate
60.8%
was 61.9%
Ranked 4th Highest in IN
Single Family Building Permits
0
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,029.8
was 1,003.6
Ranked 8th Highest in IN
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.3%
was 19.1%
Ranked 8th Highest in IN
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
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
92.4%
was 89.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
85.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.2%
was 99.5%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
88.6%
was 87.5%
Ranked 5th Highest in IN
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
26.9%
was 24.0%
Ranked 5th Highest in IN

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