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Fort Wayne Population

Fort Wayne is a city in northeastern Indiana, located in the East North Central region of the Midwestern in northeastern Indiana of United States. Fort Wayne is 18 miles west of Ohio and 50 miles south of Michigan. population in 2021 is estimated to be 265,318, covers city area of 110.79 sq mi (286.95 sq km), ranks second most populous city of Indiana State and seventy-fifth populous city of United States. Fort Wayne is the part of FortWayne-Huntington-Auburn, also called Greater Fort Wayne. Fort Wayne city is named for Anthony Wayne, was a American soldier of Irish descent. Fort Wayne economy depends on manufacturing, health care, retail, finance and insurance sectors. Embassy theatre in Fort Wayne is the 2,471 seating capacity which hosts patrons annually.

Below is the Fort Wayne, Indiana population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010254,162
2011256,2530.82
2012257,6150.53
2013259,3540.68
2014260,6140.49
2015262,2350.62
2016263,7770.59
2017265,4550.64
2018267,6330.82
2019270,4021.03
2020263,886-2.41
2021 *265,3180.53
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Fort Wayne city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearFort Wayne Population
1950141,179
1955155,818
1960176,268
1965197,701
1970221,389
1975229,915
1980235,610
1985241,483
1990247,507
1995264,432
2000284,593
2005298,426
2010311,482
2011314,162
2015325,114
2020*337,989
2025*348,275
2035*379,416
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Fort Wayne city Population(UA)

Fort Wayne is the principal city of Fort Wayne metropolitan area, The Greater Fort Wayne or the Fort Wayne metropolitan population is estimated to be 611,373 in 2019. Its part of FortWayne-Huntington-Auburn,IN Combined Statistical Area and ranks eighty-first CSA in the United States. Greater Fort Wayne is made up of eight counties which includes Allen and Whitley counties of Fort Wayne, Stueben County, DeKalb County, Wells County, Adams County, Huntington County, Noble County.

Fort Wayne City(2021)Fort Wayne Metropolitan(2019)
Population265,318611,373
Area110.79 sq mi (286.95 sq km)1,368 sq mi (3,540 sq km)
Rank75(US)81(CSA)
Source : CSA Maps, CSA


Fort Wayne Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Fort Wayne population is 262,907, out of these 126,244 are male, 136,663 are female, The sex ratio of Fort Wayne is 92. The median age of the Fort Wayne population is 35.4, Fort Wayne population by age are, under 18 years is 65,399, 16 years and over is 204,347, 18 years and over is 197,508, 21 years and over is 188,745, 65 years and over is 47,431. 48.0% are male, 52.0% are female, Population of Fort Wayne by age percentwise is, 24.9% are under 18 years old, 77.7% are 16 years and over, 75.1% are 18 years and over, 71.8% are 21 years and over, 14.4% are 65 years and over. There are total 116,436 housing units, The voting population of Fort Wayne are 184,660, out of these 86,702 are male voters, 97,958 are female voters, 47.0% are male, 53.0% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -518,2757.0%
5 - 918,8537.2%
10 - 1417,7076.7%
15 - 1915,8866.0%
20 - 2420,9748.0%
25 - 3438,48414.6%
35 - 4432,93612.5%
45 - 5430,78811.7%
55 - 5915,0335.7%
60 - 6416,1256.1%
65 - 7421,3658.1%
75 - 8411,9264.5%
85 and over4,5551.7%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Fort Wayne Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Fort Wayne by race are:

White Population

White population in Fort Wayne, Indiana are 187,997, percentage wise 71.5 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Fort Wayne, Indiana are 40,495, percentage wise 15.4 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Fort Wayne, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Fort Wayne are 14,131, percentage wise 5.4 percent are asians, out of these 444 are Asian Indians, 991 are Chinese, 338 are Filipinos, 100 are Japanese, 505 are Korean, 1,610 are Vietnamese and 10,143 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Fort Wayne, Indiana are 25,409. Percentage wise 9.7 percent are hispanics, out of these 19,290 are Mexican people, 946 are Puerto Ricans, 448 are Cubans, and 4,725 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race262,907Percent
White187,99771.5%
Black or African American40,49515.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native9300.4%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population14,1315.4%
Asian Indian4440.2%
Chinese9910.4%
Filipino3380.1%
Japanese1000.0%
Korean5050.2%
Vietnamese1,6100.6%
Other Asian Population10,143
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander900.0%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino25,4099.7%
Mexican19,2907.3%
Puerto Rican9460.4%
Cuban4480.2%
Other Hispanic or Latino4,725
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Fort Wayne native population is 239,101, out of these 171,880 born in the Indiana state and 65,637 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 23,806, out of these 9,448 are Naturalised US citizen, 1,597 are in Europe, 4,151 in Asia, 1,186 in Africa, 2,328 in Latin America and 186 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Fort Wayne are 14,358, out of these 478 are from Europe, 6,106 are from Asia, 1,441 from Africa, 5,868 are from Latin America and 465 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native239,101
Born in state of residence171,880
Born in other state in the United States65,637
Northeast8,665
Midwest0
South17,715
West6,763
Born outside the United States1,584
Puerto Rico371
U.S. Island Areas51
Born abroad of American parent(s)1,162
Foreign born
Born outside of United States23,806
Naturalized U.S. citizen9,448
Europe1,597
Asia4,151
Africa1,186
Oceania0
Latin America2,328
Northern America186
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen14,358
Europe478
Asia6,106
Africa1,441
Oceania0
Latin America5,868
Northern America465
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Fort Wayne Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Fort Wayne, Indiana are 116,436, Occupied housing units are 105,414, Rental vacancy rate is 6. Percentage of occupancy is 91, 57.10% of houses are owner occupied and 33.43% of houses are renter occupied in Fort Wayne. There are 70.41 percent of one-unit detached, 1.92 percent of one-units attached, 2.80 percent of two-unit houses, 4.08 percent of three or four unit homes. 2.24 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 34.15 percent are available with one vehicle, 34.04 percent are available with two vehicles, 15.73 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 6.62 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units116,436
Occupied housing units105,414
Occupied housing units percent91
Rental vacancy rate6
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached81,977
1-unit attached2,230
2 units3,258
3 or 4 units4,753
Mobile home2,603
Boat, RV, van, etc.43
Owner-occupied66,487
Renter-occupied38,927
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Fort Wayne Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Fort Wayne, Indiana is $124,400, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 5.80 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 14.81 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 16.35 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 10.05 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 6.65 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 2.79 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 0.60 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.05 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0006,758
$50,000 to $99,99917,244
$100,000 to $149,99919,033
$150,000 to $199,99911,701
$200,000 to $299,9997,747
$300,000 to $499,9993,248
$500,000 to $999,999699
$1,000,000 or more57
Median (dollars)124,400
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Fort Wayne Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $980, 0.26 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 19.18 percent pay between $500 to $999, 13.33 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 3.01 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 0.95 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 0.30 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 0.18 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $382, 3.06 percent of homes pay less than $250, 7.52 percent pays between $250 to $399, 6.72 percent pay between $400 to $599, 1.52 percent pays between $600 to $799, 0.45 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 0.28 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500305
$500 to $99922,330
$1,000 to $1,49915,519
$1,500 to $1,9993,510
$2,000 to $2,4991,102
$2,500 to $2,999354
$3,000 or more214
Median (dollars)980
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2503,567
$250 to $3998,754
$400 to $5997,828
$600 to $7991,775
$800 to $999523
$1,000 or more322
Median (dollars)382
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Fort Wayne Rental

Total number of Fort Wayne rental homes or apartments are 38,927, occupied by Renter, The median value of Fort Wayne average rental rate is $764. 10.84 percent of homes are under $500, 65.68 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 20.26 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 0.73 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.13 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5004,220
$500 to $99925,567
$1,000 to $1,4997,531
$1,500 to $1,999355
$2,000 to $2,499198
$2,500 to $2,99985
$3,000 or more49
Median (dollars)764
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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