Fort Wayne, IN
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Fort Wayne Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated July 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Fort Wayne Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
267,633

Age

PEOPLE OF Indiana DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.18
5 To 17 18.45
18 To 24 9.99
25 To 34 14.64
35 To 54 24.08
55 To 64 12.01
65 Years And Over 13.65

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 5.5
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 88.5
COLLEGE GRADUATES 27.6

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Fort Wayne 26213 22420.241139301408 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Fort Wayne 48023 22212.26181225283 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
17.3%

Employment Industries in Fort Wayne

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Manufacturing 17.5
Healthcare 15.0
Retail 12.3
Accommodation 8.8
Education 7.7
Other 5.0
Professional, scientific, and technical services 4.9
Finance 4.7
Construction 4.6
Transportation 4.0
Administration 3.8
Wholesale 3.2
Information Technology 2.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 67.8
Black Or African American 14.6
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 4.6
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 4.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 8.9

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 25.2
Irish 9.5
English 6.3
French 3.2
Italian 2.6
Polish 2.0
European 1.6
Scottish 1.6
Dutch 1.3
African 1.1
Swiss 0.9
Welsh 0.8
Swedish 0.7
Scots-Irish 0.6
Norwegian 0.6
Hungarian 0.4
Yugoslavian 0.4
British 0.4
French Canadian 0.3
Czech 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 87.9
Spanish 6.1
Other Asian languages 1.6
Langs. of India 0.5
Serbo-Croatian 0.5
Vietnamese 0.5
Slavic languages 0.4
German/Yiddish 0.4
Arabic 0.3
French 0.3
Thai 0.2
Chinese 0.1
African languages 0.1
Korean 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Polish 0.1
Urdu 0.1
Portuguese 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Laotian 0.1

Foreign Born Fort Wayne Residents:
7.9%