Fort Wayne In Population 2017

Fort Wayne In's estimated population is 253,691 according to the most recent United States census.

Year Population Change
2015260,3262.60%
2010253,69123.30%
2000205,72718.90%
1990173,0720.40%
1980172,391-3.30%
1970178,26910.20%
1960161,77621.10%
1950133,60712.80%
1940118,4103.00%
1930114,94632.80%
192086,54935.40%
191063,93341.70%
190045,11527.50%
189035,39331.70%
188026,88051.70%
187017,71894.30%
18609,121113.00%
18504,2820.00%

Fort Wayne In Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White189,03873.91%
Black or African American39,95015.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native8060.32%
Asian9,1263.57%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1760.07%
Some Other Race7,4472.91%
Two or More Races9,2413.61%

Population Pyramid

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Fort Wayne In Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Total Housing Units
113,540
Owner-Occupied Units
64,041
Renter-Occupied Units
38,232
Median Home Value
100,700
Median Rent
670
Vacancy Rate
9.9
Houses With Mortgage
43,156
Houses Without Mortgage
20,885
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.8

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Fort Wayne In for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 5.9% and the labor force participation rate is 66.1%.

Fort Wayne In Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.47
Average Family Size
3.14
Married Couple Families
42267
Male Householder (no wife) Families
4770
Female Householder (no husband) Families
16025
Non Family Households
0
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.4
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4